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AWARDED FILMS FOR 2018

 

 

9 IAFF “GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA”

07 – 13.05.2018

 

AWARDS

 

  • Grand Prix “Golden Kuker” for Best animated film to Paulina Ziolkowska for the film “Oh, Mother!”, Poland, 2017

 

  • Special award “Proyko Proykov” to Roza Kolchagova for the film “Grandmother”, Bulgaria, 2017

     Special mention to Anna Haralampieva for the film “The Sibyls’ Brawl”, Bulgaria, 2016

 

  • Best Super short animated film award (about 1 min) to Amin Haghshenas for the film „ОВС Number 05”, Iran, 2017

      Special mention to Elene Sebiskveradze for the film “A Little Beetle ”, Georgia, 2017

 

  • Best Short animated film award (up to 10 min) to Svetlana Andrianova for the film “Two Trams”, Russia, 2016

      Special mention to Natia Nikolashvili for the film “Li.Le”, Georgia, 2017

 

  • Best Short animated film award (from 10 to 45 min) to Radostina Neykova for the film “Ugly Fairy Tale”, Bulgaria, 2017

      Special mention to Sofía Carrillo for the film “Cerulia”, Mexico, 2017

 

  • Best Feature animated film award (over 45 min) – n/a

 

  • Best Student animated film award to Bianca Caderas, Isabella Luu and Kerstin Zemp for the film “Living Like Heta”, Switzerland, 2017

       Special mention to Manon Goyon, Rebecca Essler, Baptiste Devant for the film “32 Anodontia Street”, France, 2017

 

 

 

  • Best Animated eco film award to Marzieh Abrarpaydar for the film “Pet Man”, Iran, 2016

 

 

 

 

AWARDED FILMS FOR 2017

 

8 IAFF “GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA”

01 – 07.05.2017

 

AWARDS

 

 

Grand Prix “Golden Kuker” for Best animated film to Natalia Chernysheva from Russia for the film ''Spider Web''
 

Special award “Proyko Proykov” to Vessela Dantcheva and Ivan Bogdanov from Bulgaria for the film ''Travelling Country''

 

Best Super short animated film award (about 1 min) to Amir Vahedi from Iran for the film "The Belief"

 

 

Special mention for Super short animated film (about 1 min) to Alma Weber from Germany for the film ''Pink Cuts Pink''

 

Best Short animated film award (up to 10 min) to Florian Grolig from Germany for the film "In The Distance''

 

Special mention for Short animated film (up to 10 min) to George Wu from the United Kingdom for the film ''Chickens''

 

Best Short animated film award (from 10 to 45 min) to Dahee Jeong from France for the film ''The Empty''

 

Special mention for Feature animated film (over 45 min) to Sotir Gelev from Bulgaria for the film ''Zoetrope''

 

Best Student animated film ex-equo award to Hana Stehlíková from Czeck Republic for the film "Borderlines'' and to Eugeniy Fadeyev from Russia for the film "Hamlet. Comedy.''

 

Best Short film made for kids award to Dina Velikovskaya from Russia for the film "KUKUSCHKA" 

Best Episode from TV series to Juan Pablo Zaramella from France for the film ''The Tiniest Man in the World''

 

Best Music video award to Andrej Kolencik from Slovakia for the film ''In the Open Field''

 

Special mention for Music video to Atsushi Makino from Japan for the film ''Re:verb''

 

Best Animated eco film to Yavor Kalachev from Bulgaria for the film ''The Cleanest Sea''

 

Best Animated advertisement film to Melina-Elina Bondakova from Bulgaria for the film ''Hear''

 

 

 

ФЕСТИВАЛ ЗЛАТЕН КУКЕР - СОФИЯ 8

 


 

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ФЕСТИВАЛ ЗЛАТЕН КУКЕР - СОФИЯ 8 ще се проведе в СИТИ МАРК АРТ ЦЕНТЪР на адрес София, бул. “Янко Сакъзов” №30 и в НАЦИОНАЛНА ХУДОЖЕСТВЕНА АКАДЕМИЯ, ФАКУЛТЕТ ЗА ПРИЛОЖНИ ИЗКУСТВА на адрес бул. „Цариградско шосе“ №73, София 1113.Можете да видите информация за локациите, карта и транспорт на страницата ни ЛОКАЦИИ

 

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Всички МАЙСТОРСКИ КЛАСОВЕ ще се проведат в  НХА , ФАКУЛТЕТ ЗА ПРИЛОЖНИ ИЗКУСТВА , в периода 02.05 - 07.05 от 11:00 и 14:00 часа. Изключение прави класа на НИК ФЕЛПС, който ще е в СИТИ МАРК АРТ ЦЕНТЪР на 04.05 от 18:30 часа.Всички прожекции ще бъдат в СИТИ МАРК АРТ ЦЕНТЪР. Часовете на прожекциите може да видите в ПРОГРАМАТА

 

Откриването и закриването ще бъдат в СИТИ МАРК АРТ ЦЕНТЪР, като от 19:00 ще направим карнавално шествие. а от 20:00 ще започне ОФИЦИАЛНА ЦЕРЕМОНИЯ ПО ОТКРИВАНЕ / КОКТЕЙЛ (01.05.2017) и ОФИЦИАЛНО ЗАКРИВАНЕ, ВРЪЧВАНЕ НА НАГРАДИТЕ / КОКТЕЙЛ  (06.05.2017)

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AWARDED FILMS FOR 2016

 

 

7 IAFF “GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA”

09.05.2016 – 15.05.2016

 

AWARDS

 

The GRAND PRIX “Golden Kuker” is awarded to: Bear story – Directed by  Gabriel Osorio – Chile

 

Special prize statuette “Pryko Proykov”  is awarded to:   –  The Orchestra – Directed by  Mikey Hill- Australia

 

 

Prize for the Best Supper short animated film:. –  Jazz Orgie- Directed by   Irina Rubina – Germany

 

Prize for the Best Short animated film, up to 10 minutes: – Benches No. 0458 – Directed by  van Maximov –  Russia

 

Prize for the Best Short animated film, from 10 to 45 minutes: –  Piano - Directed by  Kaspar Jansis – Estonia

 

Dimploma for the  Short animated film, from 10 to 45 minutes:Before Love - Directed by   / Igor Kovalyov – Russia

 

Prize for the Best Feature animated film:  Psiconautas, the forgotten children  - Directed by  Alberto Vazquez ; Pedro Rivero - Spain

 

Prize for the Best Episode from TV-series: –  I have dreamed of you so much – Directed by  Ema Vakarelova – France

 

Prize for the Best Student animated film:–  First snow – Directed by  Lenka Ivancikova – Czechia

 

Dimploma for the Student animated film: My seashell memory – Directed by  Yanlai Chen – United Kingdom

 

Prize for the Best Short film made for kids: Grumpy does repairs – Directed by  Radostina Neykova ; Sofia Ilieva – Bulgaria

 

Dimploma for the Short film made for kids: – Spring in Autumn – Directed by  Tatiana Koublitskaja - Belarus

 

Prize for the Best animated Eco film: The Ballad of the homeless – Directed by  Monica Manganelli – Italy

 

Prize for the Best animated music video: –  The Eye of the storm – Directed by   Masanobu Hiraoka –  Japan

 

Animated Advertisement Film SGCH – Morgan’s story – Directed by  Stefan Wernik – Australia

 

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AWARDED FILMS FOR 2015

 

 

VI IAFF “GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA”

4.05.2015 – 10.05.2015

 

AWARDS

 

 

Festival Director's award: “TSUNAMI” , Directed by Sofie Kampmark , Denmark

 

Prize for the Best animated music video: “IF WE HAD ONLY TRIED”. Directed by Reinhold Bidner , Austria.

 

Prize for the Best animated Eco film: “ТHE BLACK ISLAND” Directed by Nino Christen , Switzerland

 

Prize for the Best Episode from TV-series: “PIGLET BABYSITTER”, Directed by Natalya Berezovaya , Russia

 

Prize for the Best Short film made for kids: “PIK PIK PIK”, Directed by Dmitry Vysotskiy, Russia

 

Prize for the Best Student animated film: “TUSK”, Directed by Rory Waudby-Tolley, United Kingdom

 

Prize for the Best Supper short animated film: “I AM”, Directed by Magdalena Pilecka, Poland

 

Prize for the Best Short animated film, up to 10 minutes: “AUBADE”, Directed by Mauro Carraro, Switzerland

 

Prize for the Best Short animated film, from 10 to 45 minutes: “GUIDA”, Directed by Rosana Urbes, Brazil

 

Prize for the Best Feature animated film: “ THE BOY AND THE WORLD”, Directed by Ale Abreu, Brazil

 

Prize for the “100 years  Bulgarian cinema & 100 years Bulgarian animated films”: “TOUCH AND VERSE”, produced by Compote Collective, and directed by: Dmitry Yagodin, Asparuh Petrov, Ivan Bogdanov, Milen Vitanov, Boris Despodov, Boris Pramatarov , Bulgaria

 

Special prize statuette “Pryko Proykov”  is awarded to: “THE DAY OF THE BLEEDING GUMS”, Directed by Dimitar Dimitrov , Bulgaria

 

The GRAND PRIX “Golden Kuker” is awarded to: “WE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS”, Directed by Konstantin Bronzit, Russia

 

 

Quality Certificate

 

 

The prize is part of the project "Europe for the festivals - Festivals in Europe", initiated by the European Commission, developed jointly with the European Festival Association (EFA)

ARTICLE BY CHAIRMAN OF THE SELECTION COMMITTEE NANCY DENNEY-PHELPS

 

 

 

 

This year, with great pride and enjoyment for the Festival's organizers was the presence of one of the most respected film critic in the world - Nancy Denney-Phelps, as a member of the Selection Committee. 
Here you can find a link to the Nancy's article about "Golden Kuker - Sofia, '' 2015, which she published in Brussels edition for Art & Culture and in your blog monitored with interest by the film circles worldwide.  ARTICLE

ARTICLE BY PROFESSOR DR NADEZHDA MARINCHEVSKA ABOUT GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA 2015

 

 

Animation in Sofia

THE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA 2015

 

The sixth International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker – Sofia“ was held in a new location - the Museum of Sofia (in the building of the former Central bath) and the Cinema House. In those seven days  were included competitive and information programs, retrospectives, tributes and  the traditional for the festival Children's Day. There were also meetings between students from the UK and Taiwan with students from the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts “Krastyo Sarafov” , who have given promise of bilateral cooperation between educational institutions. Meanwhile there were workshops, exhibitions, presentation of the project for the new Bulgarian animated series "The Golden Apple" etc.

 

The competition program was rich and diverse and the fight for prizes - controversial. The level of the films this year was very high. The audience of Sofia saw an assortment of selected works that give an idea about the current development of world animation. Indicative for that the festivals in Bulgaria are becoming more popular among the most famous artists from all over the globe, is the fact that almost month and a half before the festival in Annecy, considered the law-maker in animation film, we saw in advance dozen films from the French forum. Bulgarian professionals and connoisseurs more and more often are able to watch in our country the vanguard of world animation now.

 

For the last years the festival “Golden Kuker” has been making efforts to attract more audience. Winning strategy in this direction is the inclusion of more feature films, since it is known that this is what fills the halls. The competition had 8 full-length films and the prize went to “The Boy And The World”, by the Brazilian Ale Abreu, which came in Sofia with an impressive list of international awards. The artwork looks like a children's film, painted in a minimalist style. Gradually, however, the viewer is drawn into an incredible area of colors, stylized forms and sharply changing perspectives mounted in a precise rhythm. The little hero embarks on a journey across Brazil in search of his departed father. This kind of roadmovie animation shows a kaleidoscopic picture of life in the country, marking the sharpest contrasts in the exotic for us world. The simple ritual of harvest or picking cotton, together with folk festival, creates a true pageant of colors. Nature with its grass, flowers, ponds and rivers bears the imprint of the color simplicity of children album. The city, on the contrary, is threatening, mechanized, overcrowded, inhumane, designed in dark red and black tones and claustrophobic spaces. In it we see the kingdom of landfills - despondent shelter for human beings and soulless overmechanized factories, ports and high-tech cranes, resembling scary dinosaurs. The film doesn’t have a happy ending. Perhaps it is too sociological in their messages, but this is compensated by the incredible poetic world created by Abreu with frugal means and  meanwhile hidden, implicit effects in the creation of three-dimensional space.

 

Children’s movies, which are also a bet on higher viewer attendance this year have shown very high quality. Therein, the Russian animation school is traditionally presented with strong and interesting works. The award for best children's film was given to the charming "Pik Pik Pik" by Dmitry Vysotskiy for amazing synchronicity between music and image in the history of the Battle of the longtime enemies (Woodpecker and ants) against the woodcutter who threatens their home. Tight rhythmic animation by the music of Delibes is an achievement that should not be passed by since it simultaneously raises environmental problems, but the film presents it in an entertaining way for children.

 

Contender for the prize was the poetic debut of Olesya Shchukina "The Elephant and The Bicycle" (France) - stylized piece of the discrepancy between advertised goods and reality, as well as finding a friend. Sadly lyrical tone of the film and unusually expressive characters convey the nuances of the emotions of a sympathetic  but excessively huge elephant, who works as a city duster. And the love of the donkey from the zoo with the female giraffe is the basis of "She-Giraffe"  by Anastasiya Sokolova (Russia) - a film about dreams and their fulfillment, realized with different drawing style in day’s and night’s scenes.

 

The Award in the category of Episode from tv logically went again to the children's film - "Piglet Babysitter"  by Natalya Berezovaya (Russia). Pure entertainment from  the merry havoc of those little ruffians - this time they are pigs in the farmyard - illustrated with hilarious characters and an absurd behind cadre commentary.

 

In the category "Eco-film" was been awarded "The Black Island" by Nino Christen (Switzerland). It deals with the disclosure of definitive link between corruption and deforestation in stylish black and white graphics. The student film award went to "Tusk"  by Rory Uodbi-Toli (UK) – gloomy story about defrosted mammoth who should "integrate" into civilization. The result is unfortunate – from the boredom of his job as a janitor in a museum, to the sessions at the psychoanalyst and haters in  the social networks.

 

As always,  the student program was interesting, fresh and various. "Alda" by Ana Cardoso, Liliana Sobreiro, Filipe Fonseca and Luis Catania (Portugal) is a watercolor reflection of the life of  an abandoned elderly woman whose village will soon be flooded by the dam lake. "Pollock" by Henry Dunbar (UK) is an ironic caricature look at Jackson Pollock and abstract art and  the clay animation of "Hot snow" by Ira Elshansky (Israel) is dedicated to conflict between generations, but also to forgiveness and understanding. Here I would especially like to note the presence of Eleonora Asparuhova who lives and teaches in Britain, with her artistically painted in black and white animation based on "Song of  the man" by  Vaptsarov. That was the only Bulgarian presence in the student program (though the production is English), which is surprising because in previous editions of the festival the activity of our young animators was quite noticeable.

 

In the  competition  The GRAND PRIX “Golden Kuker” went to the nominee for "Oscar" Konstantin Bronzit and his "We can’t live without cosmos" (Russia). In a brief but unusual way the master creates a parable about friendship and dream. The film includes many bizarre cartoon provocations, changes in space, in time, in cosmos, on land, at home ...  plot twists are on the one hand, a parody of the Russian way to create a space program, but on the other - they keep  the faith in affection between human beings and their relationship in the afterlife.

 

In the category from 10 to 45 minutes, Brazil was awarded: “Guida” by Rosana Urbes (Brazil) - a film realized with incredible whirlwindly watercolor-pencil drawing, which brings us back to the artistic sound of total animation with the abundance of movements, foreshortening and strokes. In short films up to 10 minutes “Aubade” by Mauro Carraro (Switzerland) took the prize for its lovely violoncello impression on the background of the rising sun over the lake. In this category, however, there was a strong competition and I must mention the very “filmmaking” and beautifully drawn film by  Paulo D’Alva - "Carrotrope" (Portugal), as well as the tastefull graphics of "The Wait of May" by Simone Massi (Italy). Surprise was "Mr. Violet" by Abbas Jalali Yekta and Mohammad Hossein Azam Pour (Iran), where a naive love story is painted on real coffee cups.

 

The Bulgarian participation seemed to delight us most. Our animations represented at the festival didn’t draw back to the world leaders and a special prize "Proiko Proykov" went to Dimitar Dimitrov and "The Day of bleeding gums" - an interesting experiment, painted on a smartphone. The film is based on a story by Dilian Elenkov and  the behind cadre commentary is a reflection on the artist, on the meaning (or lack of it) of creative work, on selling, on the creative crisis. Dimitar Dimitrov has visualized this material with a lot of imagination, rich metamorphoses and transformations, which  to show instability in the world, the lack of firm support, the sinking of inspiration into nullity. Dark background and bright thin mark contribute to the overall feeling that the world is a black hole in which only for an instant moment the mortal human beings appear. The film already has numerous international awards.

 

This year the jury was tempted to give an special prize called "100 years Bulgarian cinema and 100 years Bulgarian animated films".Few Bulgarians know that not only live-action films, but also the animation have reasons to celebrate centennial anniversary. Most of the filmmakers remember the noisy celebrations during socialism on the occasion of "40-th anniversary" of Bulgarian animation ... It was the beginning of a myth, which marked only the date of the administrative act setting up a department for drawed and puppet films to  Cinematography, the nationalized in 1948. This version of "birth" of our animation fully crosses out not only the attempts of Stoyan Venev and Vasil Bakardjiev, Alexander Denkov and Dimitar Todorov- Zharava from the 30s and 40s, but completely ignores Raiko Alexiev. A short note in the newspaper "People's rights" reports that a charity screening "for the first time will present Bulgarian cartoon film made by Raiko Alexiev on 15. XII. 1915." [1] So, in the same year in which "Balgaran Is Gallant" occurs ,the audience of Sofia has seen the film of our distinguished artist cartoonist. The reward of these centennial anniversary events went to "Compote Collective" for the collective project "Touch and verse ". The  separate parts of the project are actually independent films: "A Petty Morning Crime" by Asparuh Petrov, "Natural Novel in 8 chapters" by Milen Vitanov, "Odeon" by Boris Despodov "Milkmaid" by Ivan Bogdanov, "100% Mood" by Dmitry Yagodin, "Postindustial" by Boris Pramatarov. The unifying factor here is that the authors’ visual interpretations of contemporary Bulgarian poetry, but realized with different styles and approaches ranging between surrealism, black grotesque and "reality". It should be noted that this project is not another of the films-omnibuses. "Compote Collective" for the first time in a long time (in fact from the closure of Animation Studio "Sofia") creates a creative environment where authors can interact and compete with one another. This definitely gives artistic results - "Postindastrial" this year was selected in the fiercely contested competition in Annecy, and "Anna Blume" by Vesela Dancheva in one of panoramas.

 

Festival "Golden Kuker Sofia" already has won prestige. World famous authors show movies in its halls. The organizers make continuous efforts to attract more audience, but in this respect the lost reflexes for short animation films still have to be overcome.  However, the festival continued - with children's festival of Vitosha on 1st June, and visited several cities.

 

Nadezhda Marinchevska

 

P.S. "We can’t live without cosmos" by Konstantin Bronzit (Russia), who received the "Golden Kuker" in Sofia in May, was honored with the the Annecy Cristal for best short film. Two more films from the Sofia Festival were marked in Annecy: “Guida” by Rosana Urbes (Brazil), who took the award in the category 10 to 45 min., has been received the award "Jean-Luc Xiberras"for debut  and “The Master” by Riho Unt(Estonia) - Special Jury Award.

N.M.

 

newspaper,  " People's rights ", num. 283 of 12.ХІІ.1915 г

 

 

RESULTS OF COMPETITION ON THE OCCASION OF 80 YEARS OF NATURAL PARK ''VITOSHA"

 

THE WINNERS :

 

First prize: Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov and Evgenia Spassova]
Second prize: 80 years Vitosha [Mikhail Popov]
Third prize: Inaestimabilis [Valentin Tonev Atanasov]

 

Films participated in the competition:

 

1. 80 years Vitosha [Mikhail Popov]
2. 80 years Vitosha [Yanko Popov and Margarita Gaydarova]
3. 80 years Vitosha Mountain [Veni Zamfirova]
4. 80 years memories [Lyubomir Kalev]
5. Inaestimabilis [Valentin Tonev Atanasov]
6. Infinity [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]
7. Have you been [Milena Simeonova]
8. Vitosha [Nadezhda Ilieva Arsova]
9. Vitosha [Peter Daskalov]
10. Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov]
11. Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov and Evgenia Spassova]
12. Magic moments [Daniela Karaivanova]
13. Forest [Christina Kamenova and Hope Katsarova]
14. Love [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]
15. Park Vitosha [Maria Peteva]
16. Park Vitosha colors [Stilyana Dineva]
17. Vitosha Nature Park [Iskra Popova]
18. The heart of Sofia [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]

 

Congratulations to the winners!

 

WWW.PARK-VITOSHA.ORG

 

 

COURSE FOR DIGITAL 2D ANIMATION


We have the honor to announce you that due the great interest and desire to be useful and to help your training and professional development, we are pleased to present you that within the yearly events of "Golden Kuker -Sofia" we organize a course for basic and professional knowledge of the specialized software for digital 2D animation ANIME STUDIO. This course will help you to congest basic skills in animation, building characters / character riging / and creation of digital scenes. 
The course consists of two modules for beginners and for advanced.
The advanced modules will reveal many of the secrets of working with the program. For professionals who are familiar with the principles of the work of this or similar programs the course will reveal many tricks and tips that make the realization of your own project quickly and easily. 
All the participants who pass the two modules of the course will receive a certificate-diploma, which will certify their knowledge. 
We provide the opportunity for a minimum period of time to gain maximum knowledge that will be of great benefit and use.

Invest in yourself - an investment that is really worth! 


More about ANIME STUDIO:

Anime Studio is specialized software for digital 2D animation, built on the principles of the 3D animation - bone system, automatic tuiting, easy timing correction. It has also features that are absent from similar programs for digital 2D animation as Toom Boom and Flash, exactly a morphing and action features that provides a significant opportunities to create a library of movements and conditions that can be mixed with each other. Incredibly powerful and convenient program for independent author films and TV commercial productions.

 

WHEN:  The course will be weekend lasted for one month. Depending on the number of registered groups will be formed, with the first training will start on 04.10.2014 г.

 

Total hours: 36 hours

- Module I: 16 hours

- Module II: 20 hours

Certificate: Yes (for the completed two modules)

 

Price:

- First module regular price: 120 lv / members of BAICAA -10% / students: 80 lv

- Second module (advanced): 160 lv regular price;/ members of BAICAA -10% / - for students 110 lv

 

Short description of the course content by modules

Program for Module I: Basic menus and program functions

 (short description)     - principles and techniques of painting in Anime Studio

                                       - Digital forms and styles of Rulers

                                       - Construction of typecasting

                                       - Bone - bone types and kinematics

                                       - Construction of typecasting with bones

                                       - Animation - techniques of animation

                                       - Audio and lipsing / program

                                       - View and camera movement

                                       - Export file types from ASA

                                       - 3D options INPORT and export 3D files

                                       - Animation and planning stage in ASA

 

Program for Module II: /Anime Studio 9.5 / 10/

                                        Painting

                               Types of lines and doing their own  brushes 

                                Import drawings with digitization

                               Types of gradient for shapes and lines in ASP

 

                                       Animation

                                Interpolation types and timing adjustment

                                Switch - frame by frame technique

                                Morphing between different states and units

                                Preparation of libraries for use with the movements with

                                Swith

                                Classic animation in Anime Studio - what and how?

                                Rotation of the head and typecasting in space and morphing

                                Cycles with internal cycles - Control of the movement

 

                                      

 

                                 Riging

 

                                      Riging of characters made ??up of images

                                      Riging of vector typecasting

                                      Right and inverse kinematics

                                      Smart bones and their application

                                      Lazy bones /Anime Studio 10.01/

 

                                    

                                     3D in Anime Studio

 

                                     Making and animating vector typecasting in anime studio and its

                                            converting into 3D

                                            Texturing of 3D objects

                                            Bones and 3D objects

 

                                            Masks

                                            Particles and their settings

                                            Panoramas and cameras

                                  Planning and animating a scene in Anime Studio

                                  Anime studio and online games

                                  Dynamics and physics in Anime Studio for manga animation and comics

 

                                  

Here you can see some of the skills that you will gain after finishing the full course: HTTPS :/ / WWW.YOUTUBE.COM / WATCH? V = TKMPHMNM-3I

 

Everyone who want to join the course is required to send to the e-mail address: info@animationfest-bg.eu their names and specify in which modules are interested in.

 

We are expecting you!

FILM COMPETITION FOR NATURE PARK "VITOSHA"

FILM COMPETITION FOR NATURE PARK "VITOSHA"

 

We have the please to invite you to join an amazing contest that is arranged on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Nature Park "Vitosha" from the International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker Sofia."
The challenge is to create a short animated film (to one minute) on the theme "80 years Nature Park Vitosha".
The deadline for the contest is August 25, 2014
Everyone can send their movies at: film@animationfest-bg.eu


Prizes for the winners are:
- First Prize: 1 500 lv
- Second Prize: 1 000 lv
- Third Prize: 700 lv

 

More information about Nature Park "Vitosha" you can find on adress: 

WWW.PARK-VITOSHA.ORG 

We are expecting your films!

AWARDED FILMS FOR 2014

WINNERS OF 5-TH INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA

 

  • GRAND PRIX GOLDEN KUKER -  Crulic - The Path to Beyond / Anca Damian / Romania  MORE...    
  • SPECIAL АWARD “PROIKO PROIKOV”   for Best Comedy film - Frabbits / Charlie Kothe / United States   MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED SUPER SHORT FILM (about 1 min) - What’s your secret of long life? / Eszter Jánka / Hungary   MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (up to 10 min)  - Fallin’ Floyd / Albert ‘t Hooft; Paco Vink / Netherlands  MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (10 – 45 min)  - Toto /  Zbigniew Czapla / Poland     MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED STUDENT FILM - My strange Grandfather / Dina Velikovskaya / Russia   MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED ECO FILM - Vigia / Marcel Barelli / Switzerland       MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED MUSIC FILM - Giving me a chance / Nacho Rodríguez / Spain       MORE...
  • BEST ANIMATED KIDS’ FILM - L’ami / Christophe Defaye, Olivier Defaye/  Japan   MORE...
  • TV SERIES BEST FILM  -  Old Folk`s Tales: Chapter 3 /  Carlos Smith, Marcelo Dematei / Colombia     MORE...

 

National Competition

 

  • THE BEST BULGARIAN ANIMATED FILM  -  Portals / Simeon Sokerov / Bulgaria   MORE...
THE PARTICIPATION OF ‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN GEORGIA

THE PARTICIPATION OF ‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN GEORGIA

 

The International Animation Festival "GOLDEN KUKER-Sofia" has shown the awarded films and the best of it's 4 editions during the International Animation Festival "Nikozi" in Georgia.

 

VIDEO

 

‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN PLOVDIV

 "GOLDEN KUKER-SOFIA" GUEST OF CULTURAL CENTER "TRAKART" - PLOVDIV OF 25, 26 AND 27 OCTOBER

 

 

In three consecutive days was shown the best of the International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker" for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 - "Animation laughter", "Love and more."

Cartoons for all ages!

On 26 and 27 of October, from 11am / weekends / :

the "Kids Morning" Club screenings the cartoons from the kids favorite songs and karaoke!

 

Program:

 

October 25 / Friday / :

5 PM:" Animation laughter " / screening of cartoons for adults / ;

7 PM: "Love and something else " / screening of cartoons for adults / ;

October 26 / Saturday / :

From 11AM : Celebration of the children of the city with a screening of cartoons Bulgarian favorite children's songs with karaoke, quizzes and prizes;

From 5 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2010 / Prize winners - for adults / ;

From 7 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2011 / Prize winners - for adults / ;

October 27 / Sunday / :

From 11AM: Celebration of the kids from the city with a screening of animated films from around the world ;

From 5 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2012 / Prize winners - for adults / ;

From 7 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2013 / Prize winners - for adults / .

Treats and prizes from " Zayo Bayo " and sweet shop " Nedelq "!

 

 

 CULTURAL CENTER "TRAKART"

 

 

AWARDS 2013

 WINNERS OF 4-TH INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA

  • GRAND PRIX GOLDEN KUKER – “Snowflake” by Natalia Chernysheva (Russia) VIDEO 
  • SPECIAL АWARD “PROIKO PROIKOV” – for best Music Video – The Jury did not grand awards for the best film. However the Jury gives two Special Mention Certificate to Andrei Tokidang (Belorussia) and his film “City” VIDEO and Sonja Rohleder (Germany) and her film “Kolumbus” VIDEO
  • BEST ANIMATED SUPER SHORT FILM (about 1 min) goes to Simone Massi (Italy) for “Softly, Flows” VIDEO
  • BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (up to 10 min) – the award goes to “International Father’s Day” by Edmunds Jansons (Latvia) VIDEO DEO The Jury is impressed by the PLANKTOON’S STUDIO (France) for the film “Reflection” and awards them with Special Mention Certificate. GALLERY
  • BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (10 – 45 min) – The winner for the best animated shorts (10 – 45 min) is “Oh Willy... ” by Emma De Swaef, Director And Andreas De Ridder, Animator, Alice Tambellini, Animator, Steven De Beul, Animator (Belgium, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg) VIDEO
  • BEST ANIMATED STUDENT FILM – goes to “Nyosha” by Liran Kapel (Israel) VIDEO
  • BEST ANIMATED ECO FILM – was not awarded
  • BEST ANIMATED KIDS’ FILM – The Jury awarded “Snowflake” by Natalia Chernysheva (Russia) VIDEO
  • TV SERIES BEST FILM – was not awarded

National Competition

  • THE BEST BULGARIAN ANIMATED FILM – award goes to “Last Autumn” by Sofiya Ilieva, Georgi Merdzhanov, Emilian Gatsov, Stoyan Tenev. BLOG