Martin Mazanec and Martin Búřil gave their lectures on Wednesday, the 7th of May and on Thursday, the 8th of May 2014 within the non-film programme of the ANIFILM festival in Třeboň.
They dealt with Animation of light and Animation of space. They will present those situations in which animated film is not subject to classic production and projection laws and in which animation processes develop light objects, statues, events in public space and performance.
The initiated project of the interactive book intended for children "Lesokraj the Story" by Lou and Kuba Sanitrák, which was presented at PAF 2013 in December, is very close to its completion. However, so that the application, within which a participant can both play and read, could catch sight of the real world, it urgently needs the help of the public.
On Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd of February 2014 will be held in Veselí nad Moravou, Czech Republic, audiovisual festival reVIZOR. For the third year of this young festival, part of its programme has been prepared by PAF. You can look forward not only to screenings, but also to solo exhibition of Olomuc-based artist Martin Fišr in Panský dvůr gallery or concert of DJ Sestra & Karel lv.
We are very happy to announce that Marika Kupková, the art curator and film historian, becomes the curator of Other Visions competition section at PAF 2014.
The Czech and Slovak experts on new media and media arts met in Zilina on the occasion of the thirteenth year of the Multiplace festival (SK, CZ, PL, BE). Alexandr Jančík and Marie Meixnerová, representing the Festival of Film Animation, took part in the festival and introduced their presentations.
"Multiplace FX 2014: Symposium for digital survivors" took place on Friday, 23 May 2014 and was freely accessible to public.
PAF invites you to a composed evening prepared in cooperation with Vitrína Deniska and Theatre Na Cucky, Pastiche Filmz and Vertigo Club. Series of vernissages, presentations, concerts and VJ sets takes place on Tuesday, 22nd of April in Olomouc.
V nakladatelství Casablanca vyšla obsáhlá kniha o filmu Kuchař, zloděj, jeho žena a její milenec britského režiséra Petera Greenawaye. Jejím autorem je filmový teoretik a editor kolektivní monografie Genderové stereotypy v animované tvorbě Walta Disneyho (Edice PAF, 2012) Zdeněk Hudec.
PAF is in cooperation with Slovak film magazine Kinečko releasing DVD Other Visions 2013 containing the final ten of our competition films.
The DVD comes as an insert in the current issue of Kinečko which is devoted to Czech cinematography (February-March). In this issue you can also read an interview with our head programme manager Martin Mazanec on PAF and our competition section Other Visions.
On Monday, 27 January 2014, ČT ART broadcasted the fifth episode of Průvan program. Its January edition was concentrated on the topic of family relations. The program included a report from the December Festival of Film Animation, broadcasting of the winning film of the Other Visions 2013 Warped Ján (dir. Petr Šprincl, Marie Hájková) which won both the Jury Award and the Audience Award, and the discussion with its authors.