VUK JEVREMOVIC was born 1959 in Frankfurt on Main (Germany), but his spent his childhood in ex Jugoslavia. Following the family tradition, he studied Architecture at The Technical University Belgrade and graduated in 1984. After spending some time in the navy as a diver, he decided to dedicate his life to art: painting and drawing. He started exhibiting in 1986 and during the following years he was considered as a promising young artist in former Yugoslavia. He decided to move to Munich in 1991 where he studied at the academy of Fine Arts with professor Gerhard Berger. Later, he graduated as master student with professor Joseph Kosuth, 2002. His inclusion into the animation world was due to a casual encounter with one renowned animator, Nedeljko Dragic, from Zagreb. He joined the animation course Dragic was giving and felt in love forever with the moving images. His first animation was based on a cheetah in motion, The Wind Subsides. That first film was shown all over the world, and it won 2 Grand Prix and 17 Awards. The next film, inspired by a R.M.Rilke’s poem, Panther, was also successful. It won 15 international awards and came into final balloting for the Oscar award (1998) as best animation short. Since then, his life has been linked to animation and he has continued to create short films: Diary (2000)Oscar qualified, Faces (2002), Quercus, (2003), The Wheel Turns (2005) , Close Your Eyes and Do Not Breathe (2006) ,Lux (2007)and Patience of the Memory (2009) Oscar qualified. Vuk was a member of Festival-Jurys, like in Madrid (Spain), Jena, Regensburg, Dresden (Germany), Belgrad (Serbia) ,Krok (Russia) and Talinn (Estonia). He also done some animation workshops in different countrys like: Spain, Portugal, Tunisia, Estonia, Colombia and Lebanon.
VELJKO POPOVIĆ. Born 1979, Split, Croatia. Graduated in 2003 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department of Painting. In 1998, he started working with computer graphics.He co-founded Lemonade3d, a CG and animation studio. Since 2012, he has been a tenured Professor at the Arts Academy in Split, where he teaches animation. His films have been screened and awarded at numerous festivals worldwide,including Annecy, Animafest Zagreb, Clermont-Ferrand, Aspen, Hiroshima, Leeds, Stuttgart, etc. He has beena jury member at many film festivals.
Filmography: Cyclists(2018), Planemo (2016), Father (2012, co-director), Dove sei, amor mio (2011), My Way (2010, co-director), She Who Measures (2008)
MATIJA ŠTURM (Slovenian, born 1981) is organizer and executive producer who is responsible to handle business and legal issues of ZVVIKS Institute’s projects. He has been studying at Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana and gain professional experience with participation in different projects and project phases on local and international level. From youth exchange projects, academical, networking and publishing projects, student policy issues etc., his focus and emphasis moved to field of cultural projects. Besides his activity in ZVVIKS Institute he has been working in sphere of performing arts, especially in theatre and grows his professionalism over participation in various workshops and education programmes. In cooperation with artists he implements his creativity in development and planning of projects. Matija Sturm is co-founder and legal representative of production house ZVVIKS, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
MEET BUCK / Denis Bouyer, Yann De Preval, Vincent E Sousa and Laurent Monneron, 4:24, France
An animated film celebrating animation, a visual that cleverly blends modern technology with the creativity of the past. With a humorous approach, embodies the supetoon fest. In the spirit of humor and good animation. Maybe other festivals will bypass it because it is not enough art. It rests on the values of making a movie that is good. this is like when tex ivory was born on pain 2012 old in the new, it is modern made but actually classic, ontemporary but has timeless value, of unquestionable quality, exudes ease, the coloring liked, like the 2d and 3d joint, manages to reassure them that it is not forcible.
COFFEE / Sjaak Rood, 5:40, Netherlands
The aesthetics of error, the visual solution is interesting. The power of the line and the aesthetics of the drawing are refined, but on the other hand, it allows for trembling and mistakes. How to make a movie out of boredom. Known graphic elements the author plays with. It is the second sex of island life, playfulness and fjaka, that is, the life of cafes. And the waiter is a strong character, not just the one waiting.
FLEET FOXES: THE SHRINE/AN ARGUMENT / Sean Pecknold, 8:23, USA
The perfect blend of music and picture, the hypnotic quality of that world that transports the viewer into the world behind the lyrics and musical instruments portrayed in the song fleet foxes. The ending is especially marvelous, a quality that is hard to put into words.
CAT AND THE JACKAL: BAD MAN HE COMIN’ / Danielle Jacobs and Marius Joubert, 4:27, South Africa
A blend of great technique and music, the use of cheap elements to show that budget is not crucial, photography and color are fantastic. The background is great. The dolls have an artistic charm, terrible masks, a strong artistic character, an artistic impression. A strong sculptural element.
SPECKY FOUR EYES / Jean-Claude Rozec, 9:00, France
Topically themed, a topic that is close to children but lacks the amount of naivety and predictability that some films have. The visuals and animation made without mistake, the idea great, while watching the movie does not give up. holds attention from start to finish. the film nourishes the imagination, fantasy and has an educational dimension. It celebrates the fantasy world that children have and adults lose. we see that what looks like a flaw to adults is actually what it is worth.
CAPTAIN AWESOME / Ercan Bozdogan and Mikkel Aabenhus Sorensen, 8:11, Denmark
It’s just awesome, great humor for kids as well as adults. We like that superhero otherwise in superhuman situations, has now been put into a completely human scenario. Sometimes superheroes end up infamous with shit pants.