Emmy Awards for FNE Partner Countries Talents

    Emmy Awards for FNE Partner Countries Talents source: David Stumpf's FB page

    LOS ANGELES: Slovak animator David Stumpf won the award for Outstanding Motion Design for his work on Marvel Studios' series Ms. Marvel, Polish costume designer Barbara Kuźnar earned an accolade for Outstanding Period Costumes for the second episode of the Netflix hit The Great, while Romanian Bianca Boeroiu received the award for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup for Tim Burton’s Wednesday at the 75th Emmy Awards held on 15 January 2024.

    David Stumpf (1991) studied at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, where he graduated with Cowboyland, which was selected for festivals in Annecy, Stuttgart and Hiroshima, and won several awards at home and internationally. In 2019 he finished his studies at Prague's FAMU with the film SH_T HAPPENS, which premiered at La Biennale in 2019 and was screened at over 100 festivals, including Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand and OIAF. He collaborated with various international studios, including Marvel Studios, Netflix, Buck, FX Network and Framestore.  

    In 2018, Barbara Kużnar was awarded her first Emmy statuette for costume design in the eighth episode of the second series of The Crown. Based in London, Kuznar is an assistant designer and cutter who has been part of costume departments for numerous Hollywood and British films, as well as on series for the BBC, Netflix, HBO and Amazon.

    In Romania Bianca Boeroiu received three Gopo Awards and nine Gopo Awards nominations. Her first feature film project was If Want to Whistle, I Whistle / Eu când vreau să fluier, fluier by Florin Șerban, produced by Strada Film, and her portfolio includes Radu Jude’s Aferim! (produced by Hi Film, coproduced by Bulgaria’s Klas Film, Czech Endorfilm, and Romania’s Mulberry Development) and Miracle / Miracol by Bogdan George Apetri (produced by Romania’s The East Company Productions in coproduction with Czech Cineart TV and Latvian Tasse Film).