ZIEGENORT

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In a small seaside village a busy father tries to train his teenage son for a fisherman’s job. The introvert boy-fish will have to face the first serious competition. The world discovered by the boy is full of alarming signs and fascinating observations that often terrify him. Popakul’s intriguing graphic animation is at attempt at describing the anxiety of a teenager coming off age.

FILM REPRESENTED BY THE KRAKOW FILM FOUNDATION
 

GENRE:
animation
COUNTRY:
POLAND
RUNNING TIME:
19'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Tomasz Popakul
SCRIPT:
Tomasz Popakul
EDITOR:
Piotr Szczepanowicz, Tomasz Popakul
MUSIC:
Stuart Dahlquist, Paweł Cieślak
PRODUCTION:
No Label

Tomasz Popakul »

Born in 1986, graduated from the Arts High School in Szczecin, specialization in printmaking. He received a Master of Arts degree in animation from the Łódź Film School, where he also studied scriptwriting for a year. He was one of the three artists selected for the Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2014 residency programme by Japan Image Council (JAPIC). He made 8 short animated films; his latest short ‘Ziegenort’ was screened and acclaimed at various film festivals all around the world.

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