TREBON: The sixth annual Visegrad Animation Forum, held 1-3 May 2018 in the Czech spa town of Trebon, will add six animated feature film projects to its established short film and TV series pitching forum.
It is organised by the Visegrad Animation Forum in cooperation with the Anifilm Festival and the newly established CEE Animation platform. VAF, which takes place during the Anifilm festival, 1-6 May, is expanding its original territory focus to include the first Macedonian animated feature film, along with films representing the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Croatia. A sign of the success of VAF and its aims can be seen in the number of projects that are envisioned as coproductions between CEE countries.This will be the first time in history that the region of Central and Eastern Europe will see a presentation of feature films that are still in development.
The full three-day schedule includes three sets of pitching sessions, along with country presentations from the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.
VAF will present several awards, including financial prizes and access to Cartoon Forum and Cartoon Movie.
The complete list of Animated Feature Film Projects follows:
Fatima and the Secret Treasure (Poland)Directors: Bartek Kik, Damian Nenow (Poland)Executive Producers: Piotr Sikora, Jarosław Sawko,Producers: Sofia Miranda, Magdalena Bargieł, Line Producer: Urszula Łuczak (Poland)
Helka (Hungary) Directors: Nyikos, László, Fazekas, Csaba (Hungary) Producer: Csortos Szabó, Sándor (Hungary)
Jack Russel the Planet Rescuer (Czech Republic) Director: Ondřej Pecha (Czech Republic) Producer: Miloslav Šmídmajer (Czech Republic)
John Vardar vs the Galaxy (Macedonia, Bulgaria, France, Denmark, Croatia) Directors: Goce Cvetanovski, Macedonia Producer: Alan Castillo, Macedonia Coproducers: Kalin Kalinov (Bulgaria), Didier Falk (France), Per Rosendal (Denmark), Miljana Dragicevic (Croatia)
Of Unwanted Things and People (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland) Directors: David Súkup (Czech Republic), Ivana Laučíková (Slovakia), Leon Vidmar (Slovenia), Agata Gorządek (Poland) Producers: Martin Vandas (Czech Republic), Juraj Krasnohorský (Slovakia), Kolja Saskida (Slovenia), Wojtek Leszczynski (Poland)
Schlemiel (Poland) Director: vacant Producer: Włodzimierz Matuszewski