The 10-minute short film ‘Fire (Pożar)’ is a black and white animation drawn and directed by the Twin Peaks creator with Żebrowski’s hauntingly jagged score performed by the Penderecki String Quartet providing the soundtrack.
The animation by director Mariusz Wilczyński is described as “an autobiographical impression, reminiscence of childhood images, in which the memory of dead parents and the hometown of Łódź comes to life.”
More than 300 animated films from around the world will be available to viewers at Poznań (western Poland)'s Animator international film festival, which starts on July 5. Celebrated British animator Tim Allen will be the festival's special guest.
Although unknown to many it was his pioneering work that laid the groundwork for all future animations.
The director, who celebrates his 43rd birthday today, takes time out of his hectic filming schedule to talk to TFN’s Jacek Borowski about his career, film and the importance of luck.
For Dawid Majgat, Warsaw was just the first step in a journey that has since taken his Republic ¥ across the planet. TFN’s Alex Webber caught up with the Renegade Street Art Ambassador for the country.
Living in India for five years, Stefan Norblin earned his way drawing portraits of local personalities. He was later taken on to paint the interiors of mansions and palaces before his talents were recognized by the Maharaja and he was commissioned to decorate the ruler’s palace with enormous murals.
For the first time, Ryszard Kapuściński’s prose hits the big screens in an extraordinary hybrid of animated action film seamlessly mixed with classic documentary.