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Grand Prix - Daughter, Daria Kashcheeva, Češka Republika/Czech Republic 2020 Neum Animated Film Festival

Official jury members of NAFF 2020 have decided on the award-winning films this year:

1. Grand Prix - DAUGHTER, Daria Kashcheeva, Češka Republika/Czech Republic
2. Najbolja 2D animacija - AIRHEAD!, Gaspar Chabaud, Belgija/Belgium
3. Najbolja 3D animacija - o28, Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran, Francuska/France
4. Najbolja animacija glina /lutke i druge tehnike - TIES, Dina Velikovskaya, Rusija/Russia
5. Najbolja glazba - MERRY GRANDMAS!, Natalia Mirzoyan, Rusija/Russia
6. Najbolji studentski film - DAUGHTER, Daria Kashcheeva, Češka Republika/Czech Republic
7. Nagrada za likovnost - MY GRANDPA IS HIDING, Anne Huynh, Francuska/France
8. Nagrada Dušan Vukotić - IRIS, Lucija Bužančić, Hrvatska/Croatia
Members of international expert jury 2020 Neum Animated Film Festival
António Costa Valente (Portugal) He produced and co-directed the first feature film of the Portuguese animation cinema “Até ao Tecto do Mundo”. As a director and producer, he has received more than three hundred awards at festivals on five continents. He produced works by the most awarded directors of Portuguese animation cinema, but also works of real image fiction, documentaries, television series and experimental works.

PhD in cinema, teaches at the University of Algarve, where he teaches animation. He has also been a guest professor at several higher education institutions. Plastic artist and cultural programmer, he has integrated organizing commissions and art juries and, above all, film festivals. He is the director of “Cine-Clube de Avanca”, “Portuguese Federation of Film Societies” (www.fpcc.pt), “Academia Portuguesa de Cinema” (www.academiadecinema.pt), “APCA - Association of Cinema and Audiovisual Producers” (www.apca.pro), having previously chaired “Cartoon Portugal” and participated, among others, in the management bodies of “FPCA - Portuguese Federation of Cinema and Audiovisuals” and in the Board of Directors of “CARTOON - Association Européenne du Film d'Animation”.

He is coordinator of Europe at the “International Federation of Film Societies” (https://infoficc.wordpress.com/) and national of “INPUT-TV” (www.input-tv.org), an international conference that annually brings together public televisions from around the world. He is co-editor of the “International Journal of Cinema”, Directs the AVANCA Film Festival since 1997 (www.avanca.com), the scientific conference AVANCA | CINEMA since 2010 (www.avanca.org) and coordinates the “Prémio Eng.º. Fernando Gonçalves Lavrador ”, awarded annually to the best academic research on cinema.

Elma Tataragić (BiH) Elma Tataragić (1976) is a scriptwriter, professor and festival programmer. She graduated Dramaturgy at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts and obtained her Master of Science degree and PhD in Film and Literature. She has been with Sarajevo Film Festival since it was founded in 1995, where she now works as selector for Competition Programs and CineLink Industry Days.

She co-wrote short film FIRST DEATH EXPERIENCE (2001) and wrote and produced short NORTH WENT MAD (2003), both directed by Aida Begić. She has produced and co-written the feature film SNOW (2008) also directed by A. Begić, shown in the Semaine de la critique at Cannes Film Festival 2008, where the film won the Grand Prix. The film has been shown at over 80 festivals and won over 30 international awards.

She has been teaching screenwriting at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts since 2002, now as a professor and Dean for International collaborations and scientific-art research. She has been awarded Best Teacher at the Academy of Performing arts in 2008, 2011 and 2019. She was also awarded with “Ivica Matić” Association of Filmmakers Award in 2008 and 2016. She is member of European Film Academy and has published two books on screenwriting and is also works as a script consultant.

In 2016 she has completed her short fiction film I REMEMBER, which was screened and awarded at numerous film festivals. The feature film WHEN THE DAY HAD NO NAME (2017) directed by Teona Mitevska which she has co-written premiered in Panorama Special at Berlinale 2017. GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNYA, written by Elma Tataragić and directed by Teona S. Mitevska, has premiered at Berlin Film Festival Competition in 2019, while the film STITCHES, directed by Serbian director Miroslav Terzić and written by Elma Tataragić has opened in Panorama section. Both films are currently touring film festivals and winning awards including the Best Screenplay Award for Elma at Las Palmas Film Festival in Spain. She’s currently developing two new feature films and a new short experimental film.

She was General Secretary of the Association of Filmmakers in Bosnia and Herzegovina in period 2001-2019 and in 2019 she is elected president of the Association. She is also head of all the programs in the Association of Filmmakers.

FILMOGRAPHY

2019 - STITCHES - Feature film - (screenwriter)
2016 - I REMEMBER - Short film - (director, screenwriter)
2011 - BODILY FUNCTION - Short film - (script consultant)
2010 - REVERSE - Short film - (script consultant)
2008 - SNOW - Feature film - (producer, screenwriter)
2003 - NORTH WENT MAD - Short film - (producer, screenwriter)
2001 - FIRST DEATH EXPERIENCE - Short film - (screenwriter)
2000 - PLUS MINUS - Short film - (director, screenwriter)


OTHER MOVIES

2019 - GOD EXISTS AND HER NAME IS PETRUNIJA, feature (screenwriter) - Berlinale 2019 Competition
2018 - A GOOD DAY FOR WORK (scripz editor)
2017 - WHEN THE DAY HAD NO NAME, feature (screenwriter)
2013 - HOLIDAY AT THE SEASIDE, short (script editor)


Iva Ćirić (Srbija) Was born in Belgrade in 1983. She graduated with a degree in Printmaking and Book design in 2009, and has a Ph.D. in Digital Arts from the University of Arts in Belgrade. Nowadays, she has finally found herself in drawing illustrations and directing animated short films. She is a member of ULUPUDS and one of the co-founders of UFAS. Currently living and working in Belgrade.

After having graduated, she continued with her studies at Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies at University in Belgrade, Digital Art Department where she graduated in 2015, with an artistic project called Ciklofonija-digital dynamic collage. She became an associate at Animation Department at Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. She is a part-time lecturer at SAE Institute at Belgrade since 2018. She directed five short animated films, Kućica, Princeza na zidu, Spomenici i Smisao (deo projekta Radiovizija na tekst Meše Selimovića), which have been selected at many international festivals in the world. Florigami was her latest film done in co-production with Croatia and Serbia. She has been a member of an organization and artistic team of Balkanima festival (European Festival of animated film in Belgrade), ever since Balkanima was founded in 2004.

She has been a festival artistic director from 20014-2017 and has continued to run it successfully. As an author, she has participated many different international festivals of animated film and participated as a juror or a member of selection committee at a Festival in Hiroshima, Varna, Monstra, Animanimi…She held a number of workshops for students and held lectures in Banja Luka, Venice, Denmark, Belgrade…

Dragan Marijanović (BiH) Was born in Metković in 1958 and is a journalist and a writer. During his long career in journalism, he has worked for Večernji List, Slobodna Dalmacija and other weekly and daily newspaper, especially for weekly magazines and literary periodicals. His first novel Ljiljanov san has has nine editions and overall publications of 90 000 copies, also awarded by Koćićevo Pero.

Along with that novel, he has published a monography for Matica Hrvatska Mostar „Široka su majčina polja“, a collection of journalist prose „Ja uvik iđen dalje“ in 2004. and two years later a travelogue „Bosna kakvu manje znam – Tešanjski putopis“. Last year he published a manuscript „Dolina vranina kljuna“ which was awarded by the Fundation for literature in BiH. He has been awarded for his short novels (Brkina vremena), short stories (Pismo), and his poems, essays and manuscripts have been published in many local literary magazines.

He has been awarded for a screenplay named „Čardak“ by the Foundation for Cinematography. He is a substitute of the executive editor of the Matica Hrvatska magazine „Motrišta“ and member of the editorial board DIWAN. During the last years, all his texts on culture, literature, art and music as well as manuscripts, travelogues etc. have all been published in Sarajevo dailypaper Oslobođenje. He was named the journalist of the year in 2009. in BiH. He is a member of the Poet Society in BiH and member of the steering comittee of P.E.N Centre in BiH. Currently living in Mostar and writing from wherever he can.

Vjeran Šalamon (Hrvatska) is a multimedia artist, composer and a sound designer. He has been working as a composer and sound designer on more than 70 movies (including shorts, animated movies, documentaries and feature films), numerous theatre performances and multimedia exhibitions. Recent highlights include music and sound design for Croatian pavilion on EXPO exhibitions :

2005, Japan, Aichi
2008, Spain, Zaragoza
2010,La Biennale di Venezia, 12th International Architecture Exhibition, Croatian pavilion
Multimedia design for Nikola Tesla memorial museum in Smiljan, 2006.

Music and sound design for several major exhibitions:

Art of persuading, Museum for arts and crafts, Zagreb 2006
Anima mediterranea, Barcelona, 2007.
Gave gold for iron, Historical museum, Zagreb 2007.
El Shatt, Historical museum, Zagreb 2007.
2000 years of Aundautonia, Archeological museum, Zagreb 2007.
No_Place, Embassy Court Brighton, collaboration with Kate Genevieve and University of Sussex, Brighton UK, 2011.
Heroes, Historical museum, Zagreb 2011.
Impulse, collaboration with Kate Genevieve and Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 2012.
Gnalić, Historical museum, Zagreb 2013.
Stalni postav Ivanina kuća bajki, Ogulin 2014.
Stalni postav Dvorac Eltz, Vukovar 2014.
Slike velikog rata, Historical museum, Zagreb 2014.

Music for animated movies:

Kamov, omnibus, 2003.
Complex Premonition, dir.Dušan Gačić, 2004.
Little house on the tree, dir. Darko Kreč, 2005.Special jury prize, Animafest 2006.
Date, dir.Darko Bakliza, 2006, Annecy 2006, official selection Soldat, dir. David Bonnot, 2007, best short on several festivals: Maremetraggio 2007, Dokufest 2007, Mauvais 2007.
Alea jacta est, dir.Dino Krpan 2007, best experimental at Aubagne Festival 2007,
Homo Volans, dir.Darko Bakliza, 2008, best short at Ismailia Festival, Egypt, 2008
Cristobal Colon, Duško Gačić and Ljupče Đokić, 2009.
Rotators, Tomislav Findrik, 2009., Animafest Zagreb official selecion 2009.
Format, Darko Bakliža, 2010, BEST SHORT EXPERIMENTAL FILM AWARD at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival in Turkey
Man Drawing, dir. Ljupče Đokić, 2012.
I already know what i hear, Darko Masnec, Gran Prix 3rd Croatian animation festival, Zagreb 2012.
Clockwork Heart, dir.Manuel Šumberac, 2013.
Bei meir, dir. Darko Bakliža, 2013.
Lust, dir. Ivana Jukić Pranjić, 2013.
Omega, dir. Tomislav Findrik, 2013.
Wiener Blut, dir. Zlatko Bourek i Pavao Štalter, 2014.
Zašto su došli vlakom, dir.Joško Marušić, 2014.

Feature films:

String of life, Igor Filipović, 2000, HR
Keeping up with Jones, dir.Johnatan Slonimsky, 2006, USA
Performance, Dan Oki, 2010, HR, Pula film festival 2010 official selection
Duh Babe Ilonke, Tomislav Žaja, 2011, HR, Pula film festival 2011 official selection
Mrak, Dan Oki, 2011, HR, Pula film festival 2011 official selection
Oproštaj, dir. Dan Oki, 2013 Pula film festival 2013 official selection

Experimental:

Luce i Mare, dir. Dan Oki 2011.
Od do, Miranda Herceg, 2012., 21. DHF Zagreb, Oktavijan prize for best short experimental 2012 Zagreb, 25fps Zagreb 2012 official selection, Best experimental Aubagne film festival 2013.
Mon dernière sauvage 2012., dir. Miranda Herceg, One shot film festival Zagreb 2012 official sélection.
Transfinitan, dir. Brian Willems, 2012.
Utvrda Utopija, dir.Sandra Sterle, 2014.
Camera Obscura, dir. Stanko Herceg, 2014.

Competition programme / Screening Schedlue
Neum Animated Film Festival 2020

27.06.2020.
EVERYTHING WILL GO OUT OF PLACE
Cheyenne Canaud-Wallays
03:56
Francuska/France
CARROUSEL
Jasmine Elsen
10:10
Francuska/France
BOING BOING
George Dorobantu
03:00
Rumunia/Romania
A MIND SANG
Vier Nev
06:11
Portugal
BUSINESS MEETING
Guy Charnaux
01:45
Brazil
KIDS
Michael Frei
09:00
Švicarska/Switzerland
FISH FOR LIFE
Kerstin Blätterbinder, Lisa Gierlinger, Lukas Mathä, Victoria Wolfersberger
08:05
Austria
SYMBIOSIS
Nadja ANDRASEV
12:50
Francuska/France
FLORIAN
Keshav Abrol, Lucas Londoño-Clayton, Pavel Loparev, Alicia Velasco
03:46
Španija, Spain
AWAY
Mathilde Pepinster
06:00
Belgija/ Belgium
LIONVERSE
Hayden Chun Hei Mok
03:24
Hong Kong
DUST
Murat Sayginer
02:18
Turska/Turkey
THE HERETIC
Veselin Efremov
08:00
Danska/Denmark
28.06.2020.
IN BETWEEN, A DIARY
Daniella Schnitzer
04:00
Francuska/France
MIGRANT
Esteban Ezequiel Dalinger, Cesar Daniel Iezzi
05:38
Argentina
PATCHWORK
Maria Manero Muro
08:00
Španija/Spain
TALES OF THE UNKNOWN
Jaime Maestro
02:28
Španija/Spain
SOMEWHERE IN-BETWEEN
Luca Tagliarini
03:27
UK/United Kingdom
L'ATELIER
BIanca Mansani
04:00
Francuska/France
TIES
Dina Velikovskaya
08:00
Rusija/Russia
AILIN ON THE MOONS
Claudia Ruiz
05:00
Argentina/Argentina
BUTERA
Anthony Muscarella, Emily Mai, Winnie Feng, Lilly Chin-Hong
05:40
SAD/USA
LES VACANCES DE LA LOOSE
Manon David
03:50
Francuska/France
TELL ME YOU STILL LOVE ME
Rui Ting Ji
03:58
Kanada/Canada
OH DROPLET!
Julia Tudisco
02:46
UK/ United Kingdom
AFTERNOON TEA
Andrea Szelesová
02:12
Republika Češka/Czech Republic
MERRY GRANDMAS
Natalia Mirzoyan
08:00
Ruska Federacija/Russian Federation
WHAT IS BEAUTY?
Emilia Schettino
01:53
UK/United Kingdom
I'M A CARROT
Chine-Lu Hung
01:21
Francuska/France
IRIS
Lucija Bužančić
08:14
Hrvatska/Croatia
29.06.2020.
CARPE DIEM
Rachel Portová
03:70
UK/United Kingdom
PRINC KI-KI-DO; BEGUNEC
Grega Mastnak
05:00
Slovenija/Slovenia
THE LITTLE BOAT THAT WANTED TO FLY
Ekaterina Filippova
06:40
Ruska Federacija/Russian Federation
FOR LOVE
Macarena Campos
02:24
Urugvaj/ Uruguay
Why Z?
Asher Horowitz
03:52
SAD/USA
MOVE AWAY
Joaquim Macho
05:00
Španija/Spain
THE PEAK
Mayumi Tachikawa
05:10
Japan
CHARLIE & YIP
Alexander Williams
01:38
UK/United Kingdom
RITA SE GROOT TREK
Janique Viljoen
03:40
Južna Afrika/South Africa
TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS
Verena Fels
07:30
Njemačka/Germany
o28
Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran
05:18
Francuska/France
WHAT EVENTUALLY SAVED ROBERT
Wang,Po-En , Huang,Lin-Chun
07:15
Tajvan/Taiwan
FOR TEDDY
Marco Giglio
03:16
Italija/ Italy
B.O.P
Ladislav Jambor, Lukáš Ďurica
02:21
Slovačka/ Slovakia
UNSURPASSED TEAM
Ruxin Liang, Changjiang Wang, Michael Davin
04:47
SAD/USA
THE GREAT CORELLI
Abel Carbajal
07:00
Španija/Spain
30.06.2020.
SONG SPARROW
Farzaneh Omidvarnia
15:00
Iran
DAUGHTER
Daria Kashcheeva
15:00
Češka Republika/Czech Republic
MY GRANDPA IS HIDING
Anne Huynh
07:11
Francuska/France
TROIS FRANCS SIX SOUS
Clémence Ottevaere, Florence Blain, Louise Leblond, Varoon Indalkar, Morgane Ladjel, Hugo Valdelièvre-Rattier
06:33
Francuska/France
HOLLY
Katia Augis Filipe Alves Hannah Florestano Valentin Janvier Chloé Martin Moné Sisoukraj
04:22
Francuska/France
WINTER
Guodong Yu
08:00
Kina/China
TICK
Fabienne Priess, Levin Tamoj
05:00
Njemačka/Germany
ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD
Nils Skapāns, Anna Zača
06:37
Latvija/Latvia
St. MORITZ
Joseph Balaclav, Raz Sonnenfeld
06:02
Izrael/Israel
OLD HAG
Nicolas Bianco-Levrin
07:00
Francuska/France
01.07.2020.
PEACE AND LOVE
Etienne FAIVRE
03:17
Francuska/France
SHALLOW BODIES
Joe Hick
03:23
UK/United Kingdom
WOMAN'S DAY
Evgeny Terpugov
05:46
Republika Češka/Czech Republic
ROSA
Matheus Leite Pereira
03:49
Brazil
THE THE MOCKING DEVIL
Samuel Fernandi
05:00
Španija/Spain
BELA
Nick Simpson
05:00
Australija/Australia
FRAMED
Marco Jemolo
07:00
Italija/Italy
GOOD INTENTIONS
Anna Mantzaris
08:34
UK/ United Kingdom
THREE SISTERS
Svetlana Andrianova
08:00
Rusija/Russia
AIRHEAD!
Gaspar Chabaud
05:43
Belgija/ Belgium
THE EPHEMERAL OPHARNAGE
Lisa Barcy
15:00
SAD/USA
DOCTOR TRAUM PRESENTS: DON’T HURT ME, DAD!
István Lugosi
03:23
Mađarska/Hungary
Panoram / Screening Schedlue
Neum Animated Film Festival 2020

28.06.2020.
FLOOD
Malte Stein
09:55
Njemačka/Germany
NO MONSTERS ALLOWED
David Burgis
03:17
SAD/USA
WHAT WILL YOU DO NOW, JOHN?
Pooja Pottenkulam
09:10
UK/United Kingdom
ROJAVA
Emmanuel Temps, Hugo Voisin, Marion Bideplan, Guillaume Montoya, Noumi Thiriet
07:51
Francuska/France
LAST ROUND
Anatole Bournique, Maeva Chaulvet, Katia Hochstetter, Nicolas Jaffre, Thais Mercier
06:27
Francuska/France
THE KITE
Martin Smatana
13:10
Republika Češka/Czech Republic
CHIAKAN-MOFEI, LIN
Shan-Yi
06:46
Tajvan/Taiwan
THE CITY SHORES
Pierre Watteyne
07:57
Belgija/Belgium
APFELMUS
Alexander Gratzer
06:51
Austrija/Austria
THE PECULIAR CRIME OF MR.ODDBA
Caetano Brunoa
10:00
Portugal
30.06.2020.
AFTER
Matouš Valchář
05:26
Republika Češka /Czech Republic
A NO-GO T-SHIRT
Paul Drey
02:22
Njemačka/Germany
COSMONAUT
Kaspar Jancis
11:38
Estonija/Estonia
WITH THE SHAPE
Nemanja Vucenovic
06:40
Bosnia and Herzegovina
ECONOMY IS CARE
Sergio Herencias
05:56
Švicarska/ Switzerland
THRALL
Igor Đurić
08:39
Bosnia and Herzegovina
ONE SLIMY STORY
Assile Blaibel
04:39
Francuska/France
INSIDE ME
Javier Ramírez Asperilla
03:00
Španija/Spain
UMBRELLA
Mario Pece
08:00
Brazil
SORORELLE
Even Frédéric, Mercadier Louise
15:00
Francuska/France
GOOD APPETITE
Pablo Polledri
01:00
Argentina
01.07.2020.
DISORIENTED
Jérémie Cousin
04:02
Francuska/France
POSITIVE
Nguyet Hoang
01:51
Australija/Australia
CLEITHRO
Morana Bunić
05:42
Hrvatska/Croatia
THIS IS A FISH FILM
Michael Bohnenstingl
01:10
Njemačka/Germany
PROM
Zimina Daria
06:44
Rusija/Russia
REAL LIFE
Camila Mezzetti and Ramon Faria
01:00
SAD/USA
SPRING
Moritz Mayerhofer
02:41
Njemačka/Germany
AURA
Timm Völkner
02:33
Njemačka/Germany
PACE
Kai Stanicke
11:34
Njemačka/Germany
A MOONLIGHT'S TALE
Aarif Attarwala, Ron Spivak, Elena Spina, Tony Gaeta, and Andrew Noh
04:47
SAD/USA



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