FESTIVALS: III Wins Big at 15th Animateka International Animated Film Festival

    III by Marta Pajek III by Marta Pajek

    LJUBLJANA: Polish animated film III directed by Marta Pajek was awarded the Jury Grand Prix and the DSAF Audience Award at the 15th edition of Animateka International Animated Film Festival, which wrapped in Ljubljana on 9 December 2019.

    More than 300 films screened in the several competition and sidebar programmes of the festival alongside four exhibitions and several accompanying events.


    Eastern and Central European Competition Programme:

    Jury Grand Prix:
    III (Poland)
    Directed by Marta Pajek

    DSAF Audience Award:
    III (Poland)
    Directed by Marta Pajek

    European Young Talents Competition Programme:
    Young Talent Award (Awarded by the Academy of Fine Arts and Design - University of Ljubljana and School of Arts - University of Nova Gorica:

    Love Me, Fear Me (Germany)
    Directed by Veronica Solomon

    Elephant in Competition Programme:

    The Elephant: Children Jury Award:
    The Theory of Sunset (Russia)
    Directed by Roman Skolov

    Jury Special Mentions:

    Two for Two (Croatia)
    Directed by Jelena Oroz

    Sounds Good (Estonia, Denmark)
    Directed by Sander Joon

    Mary and 7 Dwarfs (Estonia)
    Directed by Riho Unt  

    Electrician’s Day (Latvia)
    Directed by Vladimir Leschiov

    Per tutta la vita (Italy, France)
    Directed by Roberto Catani

    Student Jury Special Mention:
    Bless you! (Poland)
    Directed by Paulina Ziółkowska

    AnimatekaPRO Pitch 2018:

    Main Award:
    The Legend of Goldhorn (Slovenia)
    Directed by Lea Vučko, Damir Grbanović

    Special Mention:
    Raft (Croatia)
    Directed by Marko Meštrović, Mia Bučević