29.05, 12.00 – 13.30
MOS 2 (access with passes: INDUSTRY, MEDIA, MARKET, STUDENT)
29.05, 14.30 – 16.30
MOS 3 (for participants only)
Presentation of Polish short animated films at the last stage of production. The representatives of the selected projects will talk about their films, before they are included in the programmes of film festivals in Poland and abroad. Each year international animated film industry professionals, such as festival programmers, distributors, sales agents and commissioning editors, participate in the pitching and one-on-one meetings afterwards. The event is held in English.
Moderated by: Zofia Jaroszuk
Before the pitching, its participants will take part in the pitch training combined with short project consultations held by Wim Vanacker – Head of the Script Department of NISI MASA and the project manager of European Short Pitch – one of the most important short film pitchings in Europe.
My Franciszek – dir. Katarzyna K. Pieróg, prod. University of the Arts Poznan
Red Light Train – dir. Alicja Kot, prod. Animated Film Studio – Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow
The Flood – dir. Sofya Nabok, prod. Likaon Sp. z o.o.
The Hunt – dir. Mateusz Jarmulski, prod. Animoon sp. z o.o.
The Land of Whim – dir. Betina Bożek, prod. Animated Film Studio – Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow
The sponsors of the awards and Animated in Poland partners are the Sound Mind studio and The Audiovisual Technology Center (CeTA). The same as in the previous year, one of the presented projects will be awarded with a coupon for 10 days of sound postproduction in Sound Mind studio run by Michał Fojcik. For the first time however, one of the projects will be given the Special Mention founded by CeTA, which is 60 000 PLN non-cash contribution to the winner director/producer’s production, in the form of renting equipment and infrastructure and also providing some services. The award will be carried out in The Audiovisual Technology Center CeTA in Wrocław.
Sound Mind is a sound postproduction studio, founded by Michał Fojcik MPSE, sound supervisor /designer /re‐recording mixer with over 13 years of experience. Between 2011 – 2015 he worked in Alvernia Studios as a sound designer and head of sound postprodu ction department. Michał Fojcik is a member of Motion Picture Sound Editors society, Polish and European Film Academies. He is responsible for sound of 60+ feature, animated and documentary films, including ‘The Art of Loving’, ‘Gods’, ‘The Red Spider’, ‘21xNY’, ‘Loving Vincent’, ‘Ziegenort’, ‘To thy heart’, ‘Summer 2014’, ‘XOXO Hugs and Kisses’. He also worked on international producitons: ‘Arbitrage’ (US), ‘Bhaah Milkha Bhaag’ (India), ‘Balcanic I. Caine’ (Romania). In 2015 he was nominated to Polish Film Academy Awards Orły for The Best Sound for film ‘Gods’. He also worked on thousands of commercials, produced sound for radio, TV, multimedia and many museum installations.
The Audiovisual Technology Center is an exceptional space for technology, culture, and art to intersect, blend and complement one another. The synergy of these elements combined with the genius loci of the place get the creative juices flowing in artists who can bring their original ideas to life. CeTA facilitates comprehensive realization of all stages of professional film and TV production. Institution also provide support to both experienced and beginning creators, who can take advantage ofa broad range of workshops.