Annecy Festival is celebrating its 50th birthday, 10 animations from Hungary are on show.
Commissioned films in competition
Directed by Alexei ALEXEEV, Production: STUDIO BAESTARTS
Bear, Rabbit and Wolf perform some music for us.
Short films out of competition
Touch / Érintés
Directed by: Ferenc CAKÓ, Production: CAKÓ STUDIO
An unusual biography of the director's late father, who was an artist. It explores the depths and heights of emotions in the labyrinth of society and relationships. As well as the search for self-expression and finding that inner voice of inspiration.
Stonemason Kelemen / Kömüves Kelemen
Directed by: Zsolt RICHLY, Production: KECSKEMÉTFILM
A dark lord asks twelve stonemasons to build a castle on a steep cliff. Despite their efforts, they can't manage to build the castle of Déva. And so they come to an agreement between them: whoever's wife comes to visit first must be burnt in sacrifice and mixed into the mortar to help the building work.
Thoughts from the Cellar / Gondolatok a pincében
Directed by: Roland TOTH, Production: KECSKEMÉTFILM
About a wooden-legged girl, an old, ugly rat and a misunderstanding.
Graduation films in competition
Directed by: Bella SZEDERKÉNYI, Production: MOHOLY-NAGY UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN
One day Orsolya discovers a sudden change in her body that turns her world upside down. How does she handle the situation? How does she adapt?
I Am Simon / Simon vagyok
Directed by: Tünde MOLNÁR Production: MOHOLY-NAGY UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN
Simon spends all his time with his friends and they have exciting races together until one of them gets injured...
A special 50th anniversary programme
Alexei Alexeev: KJFG No.5, 2008
Ferenc Cakó: Song of the Sand / A homok dala, 1995
Ferenc Rofusz: The Fly / A légy, 1980
Marcell Jankovics: Sisyphus, 1974
50 guests for the 50th anniversary - 50 names that have marked animation up until now
Alexei ALEXEEV, awarded at the Festival for KJFG No.5, Sacem Award for original music 2008, Log Jam Cristal for a TV production 2009
Ferenc CAKÓ, awarded at the Festival for Ad Astra, International critics' Award 1983, and Ab Ovo, Award for a short film 1989