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YEAR 2009

NEW FILMS

This school year ŠAF members realized four new animated films.
As every year, a group of youngest children ( beginners) created their first animations, put together in six minutes long film entitled ANIMATIONS 2009.

Pia Klaic, a ten years old girl, created her first short individual film named ALARM-CLOCK . The films is made as drawings on paper animation and tells a story about girl who has problems with her alarm-clock....
Another individual film was realized by Ivona Levak (a girl, 10 years) - the title of this 3 minutes long film is BLUE MAGIC and is made as combination of drawings on paper animation and clay. The story is very simple: a girl finds a book and when she opens it , a magic turns her into mermaid in the sea, where she discovers a beauty of undersea life...
Finally, a group of seven young members of ŠAF studio, made very nice and funny animated film CASUAL ADVENTURE (drawings on paper animation, 3 minutes), in which we can follow an unexpected adventures of two cats, which were brought to distant island in a small boat...
All films were shown at special screening in Cakovec, during International animated film workshop, and last three films will be also shown at 47th Croatian Children Film Festival, which will be held in Koprivnica at the end of September this year.


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ANIMATIONS 2009, ALARM-CLOCK, BLUE MAGIC

and CASUAL ADVENTURE


SAF FILMS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS


SAF films are constantly invited and presented at many international festivals around the world.
This year we participated at:
- VIDEOTIVOLI in Finland (GUITAR PLAYER, IVONA'S DREAM, DOG AND FLEA and PUPPETS);

- Showcomotion Young People's Film Festival ( Sheffield, Great Britain);
- Kid's Eye Film Festival in Budapest, Hungary (WORLD IN A CRYSTAL BALL, CLAUSTROPHOBIA, DOG AND FLEA, ROSE, PUPPETS - Claustrophobia won a first prize);
- LITTLE BIG SHOTS (Australia) - selected films: CLAUSTROPHOBIA, IVONA'S DREAM, COLORFUL PLANET;
- Best of Short Films Festival in La Ciotat (France) - CLAUSTROPHOBIA


SECOND PRIZE FOR "PUPPETS" IN POLAND

With certain delay, we've received pleasant news that film PUPPETS, realized by talented young author Toni Zadravec, won a second prize at "Up to 21" International Festival, which was held from 5th to 8th October in Tarnow (Poland).

puppets

BEST ANIMATION AWARD FOR
DOG AND FLEA


Nice news came from REEL TEENS Festival (which will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Columbus Day Weekend October
9 -11, 2009 at the Hunter Movie Theater on Route 23A in the village
of Hunter, New York), where three SAF films were selected in program (GUITAR PLAYER, DOG AND FLEA and PUPPETS), and DOG AND FLEA received Best animation award.

dog and flea

SAF FILMS AWARDED AT CROATIAN CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL


The 47th Croatian Children's Film Festival was held this year in Koprivnica from September 24th to 27th. Organized by Croatian Cinema Club's Association, the festival offers an opportunity to cinema clubs from all over the Croatia to present their annual production. This year 149 films were applied for festival, among which official jury selected 93 for eight festival screenings. SAF studio participated at festival with three new films from this year production and all three films were selected for screenings. Besides this, all three films were awarded: BLUE MAGIC received award from both adult and children jury, ALARM-CLOCK was awarded by adult jury and CASUAL ADVENTURE by children jury.

KECSKEMÉT ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL


The 9th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival and 6th International Festival of Animated Feature Films and TV Specials was held this year from June 17th to 21st in Hungary.
The Festival offers a variety of different programs, retrospectives, workshops films (animated films made by children) and exhibitions and by the years, it becomes one of the most important festivals in the world.
ŠAF was presented at the festival with the choice of 15 recent animated films, together with the films from many known international workshops and studios (Portugal, USA, Denmark, France, Japan, Hungary...)


podjela nagrada
Co Hoedeman reads a jury decisions
about best feature animation...


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Nicole Salomon, Margit Antauer - Buba, Deanna Morse and
Edo Lukman on the way back to Čakovec



 


 

 

   
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Trg Republike 1, 40000 Čakovec, Croatia tel/fax: 385 40 310 458 e-mail: saf@ck.t-com.hr