The Independent International Short Film Festival “Konik 2018” is over. Within 5 days, from August 8th to 12th, the best short films of this year were presented on five venues of the festival.
For the first time the presentation was held in Chisinau, on the KINOGROZDI outdoor cinema scene (Eli-Pili restaurant). Within the framework of the event, directors from Ukraine, Russia and Abkhazia presented their works. As well, the animated short “Dji: Death sails” by Simpals Studio was shown to the public.
Sergey Kirillov, one of the creators of the cartoon series about Dji the death, made a presentation “Animation beyond the screen”. Thus, the guests of the festival could not just evaluate the final product, but also learn the secrets and subtleties of doing animation.
The works presented at “Konik Festival 2018” were evaluated by the following nominations: best film, best operator, best director, best actor, best actress, best artist, best script, best montage.
The purpose of the “Konik” festival is to popularize contemporary short films. This is an excellent opportunity for talented directors to express themselves and to present to the spectators the works of a new wave of filmmakers.
In the Republic of Moldova, short films are rapidly gaining popularity. At present, almost everyone has the opportunity to make short films, given that the equipment necessary for this is becoming more accessible. However, only the most talented directors and their teams are able to create something new and qualitative. At the first International Short
We sincerely believe that Monday is the time for good news (how you begin your week can often tell you what kind of week you’re going to have!). So, we have prepared good news for you — Simpals Animation Studio is going to release a new animated film! More specifically, a series of films.
On 4 November 2018, Kyiv hosted thematic conference “Mooove! Animation Magic Conference” – the thematic conference where leading animation industry specialists from Ukraine, Ireland, France and Moldova shared their experiences with those who are interested in the cartoon making process from the inside.
The conference participants reviewed the key stages of creating an animated film, learned