13-10-2020

CEE Animation Forum 2020: Inaugural Animation Espresso Announces Winners

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PRAGUE: The first edition of the pitching session Animation Espresso, organised as part of the CEE Animation Forum, awarded its first prize to the short animation project Forgive / Odpust directed by Alžbeta Mačáková Mišejková.

The pitching session, dedicated to Czech animation projects, took place in Liberec on 6 October 2020, with the presentation of 23 projects in development.

The winning projects are:

Animation Espresso First Prize
Forgive / Odpust
Directed by Alžbeta Mačáková Mišejková
Produced by Jiří Pecinovský for FAMU

Special Mention
Electra. A Poem
Directed by Daria Kashcheeva
Produced by Martin Vandas and Zuzana Křivková for MAUR film and FAMU

Concept Art Programme Prize from Anomalia
Mr. Bombarino
Directed by Matěj Litera

MAUR film Prize (7,000 CZK)
Whatman
Directed by Niko Zinovev

Specialised training from producers Michal Podhradsky and Martin Vandas, and from screenwriter and dramatist Anna Vášová:

Electra. A Poem
Directed by Daria Kashcheeva
Produced by Martin Vandas and Zuzana Křivková for MAUR film and FAMU

Pigeon Soldier / Holubi Vojak
Directed by Michaela Lovecká

The Mound / Mohyla
Directed by Mikuláš Suchý

Light / Svetla
Directed by Jitka Skálová

I Win / Zvitezim
Directed by Michaela Režová