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Jana Bernartová ve Vitríně Deniska

Ve středu 17. ledna proběhne ve Vitríně Denisce vernisáž výstavy Hyperloop a prezentace trojice neoddělitelně spjatých, paralelně probíhajících prezentací, jimiž Jana Bernatová uzavírá svůj dlouhodobý projekt zaměřený na zkoumání vlastností a možností zprostředkování digitální barvy.

BLACK BOX, WHITE HAT

On Thursday, the 14th of December, the opening of the group exhibition BLACK BOX, WHITE HAT, featuring artists Martin Ježek, Kryštoa Pešek, (c) merry, Martin Búřil a Jan Kulka took place at the AMU Gallery in Prague, in cooperation with PAF.

 

 

Animované vize #1 v Budapešti

Prvního prosince v 20:00 se v budapešťském Kino Cafe Mozi uskuteční projekce kurátorského výběru krátkých audiovizuálních děl Animované vize #1.

PAF TAKES PART IN POLISH CONFERENCE

On the 23rd and 24th of November, in Krakow, Poland, the second annual international academic conference Twisted Dreams of History will take place, with a contribution and representative from PAF.

VLADIMÍR HAVLÍK FEAT. JAN KRTIČKA: THE ROSE IS

On Tuesday the 12th of December the opening of The Rose Is exhibition, by Olomouc artist Vladimír Havlík, will take place in cooperation with the galleries Deniska Vitrína (Deniska Showcase) and KonTex (TIC), featuring sepcial guest Jan Krtička.

PAF New York 2017 / Jansa at Cooper Union

On Wednesday, November 8, PAF will present the latest work of graduate artist James Jansa at New York’s Cooper Union - Club of Opportunities

 

Žaneta Reková: Bombička

On Monday 13th Noveber 2017 Vitrína Deniska will host the exhibition opening of the show "Bombička" by Žaneta Reková. Her works focus on picture as two-dimensional expression. Picture in painting, television picture. Digital image stored in numerical (computer) form, ...

CROSS9 PREQUEL / DAVID PŘÍLUČÍK IN HUNGARY

On Thursday, the 9th of November, the Cross9 Prequel “Slime to Fill Blanks” event will take place in Budapest with the cooperation of PAF. The work of David Přílučík will be presented by PAF curator Nela Klajbanová and the gallery Art+Text.

 

Martin Fišr at the TIC

On Saturday, November 7, the exhibition opening of the artist Martin Fišr took place, thanks to the cooperation of Vitrína Deniska and KonText (TIC) Gallery in Brno.

LUKOV SCAR

To celebrate the birthday of Czechoslovakia, a group of professional amateurs, Manťáci.cz and staff technicians from PAF,  are preparing a celebration of garage DIY and recycling in Lukov – Lukov Scar.

 

PAF Edition : Denis

PAF has released the independent publication Denis. Martin Zeta's book release party took place at the LITR Book Fair on Friday, September 22, at the Deniska Showcase.

 

PAF in IRELAND

From the 8th til the 15th of October, the IndieCork Film Festival took place in Cork, Ireland, where on the 11th of October PAF presented the Animated Visions #1 series and both parts of the Morava, Beautiful Land series with the participation of artists Petr Šprincl and Marie Hájková.

 

PAF APORT AT STOP TRIK

From the 5th til the 8th of October the seventh annual StopTrik festival took place in Maribor, Slovenia, and PAF had their own stand here for the second year in a row. Following up on last year’s programme Meshes of Depspotism this year the public got acquainted with the PAF Aport distribution platform. A presentation took place on Sunday, October 8 in the Salon of Applied Arts at 12:30.

 

 

 

OTHER VISIONS AT AVU

Among the other opportunities during the opening of the academic year at the Academy of Fine Arts the AVU Garden Party took place, during which the programme from Other Visions CZ 2016 was presented. The screening took place on Monday, October 2 2017.

 

OPEN CALL - SLOVAKIAN OTHER VISIONS ROUND TWO

In 2017, The Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, in cooperation with the magazine Kinečko, will organize the competition of Slovakian moving image Other Visions for the second time. Pieces of work can be submitted to the Other Visions SK 2017 competition until midnight on the 20th of October, 2017.

LITR 3 Presents the programme

From Friday the 22nd til Sunday the 24th of September 2017, the third annual LITR book fair took place at the cultural and community center at W7 in Olomouc. The fair was aimed at original and art publications and their presentation, and also focused on the phenomena connected with low-cost publication books and magazines.

Filmové experimenty v Mariánských Lázních

V pátek 1. 9. 2017 v rámci druhého ročníku Marienbad Film Festival představí dramaturg PAFu Jiří Neděla distribuční platformu PAF Aport

Vitrína Deniska: How many times over are you a person?

On Sunday, the 20th of August 2017 Vitrína Deniska will host the exhibition opening of the show “How many times over are you a person?” by Bara and Barbora (Barbora Růžičková and Barbora Demovičová). A picnic and presentation will follow the opening.

THERE WILL BE PAF AT THE END OF SUMMER THERE WILL BE PAF AT THE END OF SUMMER

The 4th musical biennial in Ostopovice u Brna will take place Saturday 4th of September 2017. Organized by Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art PAF Olomouc.

Šprincl’s Morava in Banska Štiavnica

On Saturday, August 12th, Petr Šprincl will introduce the continuing series Morava, krásná zem / Morava, the Beautiful Land within the framework of Other Visions at the film festival 4 Živly.

 

VIEW Conference in Turin

In Turin, Italy, during October of this year, the 18th annual assembly of PAF’s partner VIEW Conference will take place. The conference is focused on computer graphics, 2D / 3D animation and visual effects.

 

 PAF AT ANIBAR ROUND 2

For the second time, PAF will present at the festival of animated film Anibar, this year  introducing output from the distribution platform PAF Aport. The festival will take place from the 14th to the 20th of August in Peji, Kosovo.

Enviromem: Deniska in KonText

On Tuesday August 8, in cooperation with Vitrína Deniska, KonText gallery in Brno will host an exhibition opening for the artist David Bartoš.

 

About Simon Kadlcak / £20 Fine // Experience of Chaos

The opening for the exhibition About Simon Kadlcak / £20 Fine // Experience of Chaos, by the artist Šimon Kadlčák will take place on Monday, July 31.

 

OPEN CALL – OTHER VISIONS 2017

PAF, the Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, this year invited artists to submit their audiovisual artworks for the 11th edition of the competition of Czech moving images Other Visions. The opportunity to submit audio visual works will end at September 30, 2017 (midnight).

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LITR ANNOUNCES OPEN CALL

The book publishing fair LITR, dedicated to original and artistic publications, invites independent publishers and artists to take part in the third annual event, which will take place in Olomouc from Friday the 22nd to Sunday the 24th of September 2017. The deadline for submitting applications on the official page is August 10 2017.

 

Curator’s Choice from Matěj Smetana at Fest Anča

In Žilina, from June 29 until July 2, the tenth annual international festival Fest Anča took place. Guest were able to view, in addition to other series, the art film titled Animals in the Main Role, which was the curator’s pick from visual artist Matěj Smetana.

Ivana Hrončeková in the Deniska Display Case

The exhibition opening of the show Still Motion, by Slovakian artist and curator Ivana Hrončeková took place on Wednesday the 21st of June.

 

Algorithmic KonText

In cooperation with Vitrína Deniska / Deniska Display Case and the KonText (TIC) gallery of Brno, the opening for the exhibition from Olomouc artist (c) merry took place on Tuesday, June 27.  

 

ROSENFELDOVÁ & CÍSAŘ V LÁZNÍCH LUHAČOVICE

8. ročník festivalu Luhovaný Vincent v Luhačovicích představí pásmo Jiné vize CZ 2016. Projekce proběhne v pátek 30. 6. 2017 za přítomnosti Karla Císaře a Lucie Rosenfeldové. 

Cvičme v [spirituálnom] rytme

Komplexní instalace s živou akcí, videi  a performance Spiritual Fitness, kterou představil absolvent UMPRUM Jakub Jansa na loňském PAFu, se dočkala reflexe v České televizi.

GOD LOVES YOU: VITRINE DENISKA IN KONTEXT GALLERY

The opening of an exhibition by the Olomouc-based artist Radim Měsíc co-presented by Deniska Vitrine and the Brno-based KonText Gallery (TIC) took place on Tuesday May 16th 2017 at 5:30pm.

25 May 2017: Italian conceptual artists in Olomouc

The end of May in Olomouc will belong to the Italian conceptual art. The group of four artists under the aegis of Czech radical conceptualist Vladimir Havlik will introduce the third modification of their extensive project Dialogos, which they decided to spread between the white-cube of Galerie Caesar and the independent exhibition space Vitrína Deniska (co-produced by PAF).

Support the new cultural centre initiative in Olomouc

A new cultural project Dolní Vám. is emerging on the Dolní sq. in the centre of Olomouc and its premises will host a gallery, a café and an art gallery. You may support the initiative via the HITHIT.cz campaign.

PAF IN ÚSTÍ NAD LABEM

Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Hraničář gallery hosted a film exhibition organized by PAF. The guest speaker of the evening program was the art curator and art theoretician Karel Císař.

XY has introduced the art scene from Ústí nad Labem

The iconic art vernissage walk XY 2017 is happening Olomouc on Thursday April 20th with focus on the artists from Ústí nad Labem in North Czechia.

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PAF EDITION: Morphology of montage paintings

PAF has published an anthology by A Morphologists’ group.

 

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ZACH REINI AT THE U MLOKA GALLERY

A Tilt Shift exhibition by a Denver born artist Zach Reini is to be held at the U Mloka gallery, Olomouc. The exhibition organized by Marie Meixnerová is on view on Monday, 3 April, 2017 at 6 p.m. 

Other Visions in Brno

Monday, April 3, 8 p.m. – Art Cinema in Brno screens contest entries for Other Visions CZ 2016. The selection of audiovisual works will be introduced by the coordinator Nela Klabajnová.

Laura Trenčanská & Johana Novotná in Vitrine Deniska

Vitrine Deniska introduced this year’s first exhibition. The artistic duo Laura Trenčanská & Johana Novotná have presented the exhibit If you find yourself block me. Its opening took place on Tuesday March 21st

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Edice PAF: SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

PAF published the authorial book Special Circumstances.The authors Jan Šrámek and Jana Kořínková aimed to raise awareness of the gradual vanishing of post-war sculptures from the public space. The book launch took place on Wednesday March 29th 2017 in PRAHA / Forum for Architecture and Media in Brno.

MEET THE WINNER OF SLOVAKIAN OTHER VISIONS INAUGURAL EDITION COMPETITION

The winner of the first Slovakian moving image competition Other Visions SK 2016 is András Cséfalvay with his video New Horizons II. 

4 Elements Announced the Winner of Other Visions SK

The first year of the Slovak competition of moving image – Other Visions SK 2016 – was presented at the Winter Film Festival and Seminar 4 Elements in Banská Štiavnica.

DOKUMENT PAF 2016

Autorský dokument z 15. ročníku Přehlídky filmové animace a současného umění v Olomouci.

(c) Kryštof Kučera

P(A)F 2017

Do nadcházejícího roku 2017 přejeme mnoho podnětných chvil prožitých se současným uměním nejen v Olomouci. 

 

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+ představujeme AUTORSKÝ DOKUMENT PAF 2016jehož autorem je český umělec Kryštof Kučera.

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Ohlédnutí za PAF 2016

V neděli 4. prosince byl v rámci performance FoR mE iT’S tOO RAndOm slavnostně ukončen jubilejní 15. ročník Přehlídky filmové animace a současného umění. Níže naleznete ohlédnutí za nejzajímavějšími momenty uplynulého PAFu.

LUCIE ROSENFELDOVÁ IS THE WINNER OF OTHER VISIONS CZ 2016

The winner of this year’s Other Visions CZ competition is Lucie Rosenfeldová with her work Polymind. The Main Award was granted by the international jury consisting of Cordelia Dvorák (DE), Alexander Campaz (US) and Olga Bobrowska (PL). The Audience Award went to Martin Zvěřina and his Pillars.

Sobota a neděle se sekcí Film Labor

Sekce Film Labor se zaměřuje na současnou tvorbu, která se rodí ve filmových laboratořích zřizovaných samotnými umělci, tzv. artist-run film labs. Na PAFu představuje osu protínající tři filmové krajiny: Grenoble, Berlín a Barcelonu, a to srkze sérii performance, projekcí a prezentací.

JURY FOR OTHER VISIONS CZ 2016

Introducing the three-member international jury for the 10th year of Other Visions CZ 2016, the competition of the Czech moving image.  

PAF INTRODUCES THE FINALISTS IN THE JUBILEE YEAR OF THE OTHER VISIONS COMPETITION

Who are the finalists in this year’s Other Visions CZ 2016

BAMBI, MÍŠA KULIČKA, SOPHIE AND CO. – CHILDREN’S  PROGRAMME AT PAF 2016

This year’s PAF offers a rich programme for children, including workshops, screenings of children’s blocks of animated series about animals, as well as full-length animated films. 

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PAF 2016 / SUNDAY 4 DEC

The final day of PAF will open with the animated children’s series Míša Kulička, followed by a sound workshop about an insect from the planet Gurun. There will be a story about Punťa, who is a Czech creation, however, he is somewhat based on Hollywood models. There will also be the following screenings; the experimental film Distruktur from the Berlin film-lab, Dominik Gajarský and Roman Štětina’s Animals and Machines, Jiří Havlíček’s Film Week with live accompaniment by Jan Kratochvíl, the little deer Bambi, and 90-year old John Berger’s looking at animals. Pioneers, robots, Ryška and Kolouch will give a collective performance and we will see the first concert by Dizzcock performing from the Night Rider album. The show will be concluded by OTK in Vertigo. #paf2016   

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HOW TO --- Kreativní dílny na PAFuHOW TO --- CREATIVE WORKSHOPS AT PAF

This year there will be quite a lot of workshops at PAF: you can observe sound with Gurun Gurun, try a workshop of one-second videos, and see the film-archeological ‘Prejection Apparatus’ and computer games with Golem. For children there are workshops of animation and a trip to a time before the construction of the cinematograph. 

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PAF 2016 / SATURDAY 3 DEC

The third day of PAF will feature more than thirty programme blocks, such as Matěj Smetana’s presentation, which is accompanied by a screening block of animated films with the theme of animals. The discussion round table with outstanding guests, deals with the topic of Krátký film (Short Film) and will be led by Pavel Ryška and Jiří Havlíček. During the afternoon, the newly developed computer game Golem and the interactive application Aniscience will be presented. Stan Brakhage’s film, which is composed of moths’ wings and other material will also be screened. Three film performances by the French lab from Grenoble will take place in the theatre hall. The second round table, led by Matěj Strnad, will discuss the possibilities of distribution. The return and the end of the dinosaurs will be presented by the author František Týmal. There will also be concerts; NesbittsRavelin 7Gurun GurnMusic For Your Plants and Tempelhof.

PAF: WHY LOOK AT ANIMALS? EXCLUSIVE MUSICAL MIXES

Several Czech and Slovak artists have prepared exclusive “animal mixes” that have anticipated the programme of this year’s PAF. 

FESTIVAL PREMIERE & MASTER CLASS BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE RED TURTLE AT PAF

In cooperation with the film distribution company Aerofilms, PAF presents the latest film by the cult studio Ghibli – The Red Turtle. The film will be introduced by its director Michaël Dudok de Wit, who will also hold a master class at PAF. 

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PAF 2016 / Friday 2 Dec

The programme section Why Look at Animals? will include lectures by Stanislav KomárekPavel Ryška and Andrea Průchová, and a presentation by Michaël Dudok de Wit, who won an Oscar. Puppet films created by Ladislav Starevich, which are over 100 years old and feature an insect, will also be screened.” The biggest cinema in Olomouc will host performances of electronic music and live moving images by two of the most significant world producers on the contemporary music scene, Bill Kouligas and M.E.S.H., in cooperation with Harm van den Dorpel and Michael Guidetti. The premiere of Jan Kulka’s Prejection Apparatus, which enables him not only to screen films, but also to shoot them on classic materials such as paper and lace, will take place in Konvikt. More details can be found in the programme #paf2016.

ANISCREEN - your city, sort of different

PAF has prepared site-specific screenings all around the city – for the young as well as not so young viewers. Unconventional site-specific selections of animated films at places you would never expect.

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PAF 2016 / THURSDAY 1 DEC

The opening of the jubilee year of PAF will take place during the vernissage of Other Visions CZ, which was curatorially prepared by the art theorist and philosopher Karel Císař. The Spanish film artists Luis Macías and Adriana Vila Guevara, accompanied by the experimental musician Alfredo Costa Monteiro, will perform as part of the Film Labor programme in the Baroque chapel. The world premiere of Moravia, Beautiful Land II, made by Petr Šprincl, who will be in attendance, will also take place. Inga Copeland, aka Lolina, has prepared a special programme for the attic premises of the theatre hall with the American producer John T. Gast and Estonian visual artist Edith Karlson. More details can be found in the programme #paf2016.

Cosmological anthropology and new ways of animated festivals in Budapest

Lenka Střeláková, the curator of Other Visions 2015, represented PAF at Anilogue, the Hungarian festival of animated film. She attended the round table concerned with new progressive directions being taken by festivals of film animation. She introduced her selection Cosmological Anthropology

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Accommodation at PAF

As with every year, PAF ensures that its visitors have access to low-cost accommodation; in the school gymnasium and at the after-school club of The Elementary School of St. Ursula, which is only a 10-minute walk from the main festival centre.

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THE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF PAF EDITION ANTIPRO AT OFLUXO.NET

The new author publication Antipro has been released within PAF Edition. It is the result of the cooperation between the artist Anna Slama and the graphic designer Norman Orro. A limited number of 40 copies have been published.

NEW // ANTIPRO DIGITAL FORMAT DOWNLOAD AT OFLUXO.NET

Why Look at Animals? Mazanec in a Gallery

A lecture by Martin Mazanec, the main programme manager of PAF, will take place in Gallery 207 at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (UMPRUM). In the lecture he will present PAF – The Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Arts in its jubilee year. 

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WHY LOOK AT ANIMALS? PRESS CONFERENCE

The press conference for the jubilee 15th year of PAF took place on Wednesday, 16th of November 2016 on the second floor of Café 87 in Olomouc. 

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COMPETITION FOR PAF ACCREDITATIONS

PAF – The Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Arts - organises a competition for subscribers to the PAF newsletter. Every day from the 1st of November 2016 to the start of the festival, we will draw one name from the list of subscribers, and that person will win a 4-day accreditation worth CZK 590; free admission to the whole festival.

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RADIO JINGLE PAF

The author of the audio jingle for 15th PAF is Roman Štětina.

voice: Šárka Skaláková

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Pioneer Works presents PAF NEW YORK 2016

The third edition of the audiovisual festival organized by PAF (almost regularly) in New York City will take place at Thursday, Nov 10th – this year in Brooklyn.

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VIEW Conference held in Turin, Italy

The partner event of PAF – VIEW Conference, which is focused on computer graphics and visual effects, is taking place right now in Turin, Italy. Its seventeenth season runs from October 24th to October 28th, 2016.

Meshes of Despotism in Maribor

As part of the collaboration with the Slovenian festival StopTrick, Jiří Neděla, one of PAF’s programme managers, has prepared a screening block of Czech moving images concerned with the topic of propaganda. The works by approximately dozen of Czech authors will be introduced to the Slovenian audience at the end of October. 

Liberated Theatre in Vitrína Deniska

Other Visions 2014 finalist Martina Holá will present her Liberated Theatre experimental scene installation at Vitrína Deniska on Monday 24th of October 2016.

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ZIEMBA’S (USA) CONCERT IN OLOMOUC

On Monday, 10th October, in the baroque Corpus Christi Chapel in Konvikt there was a concert by the New York-based musician and performer Ziemba, who introduced her debut album Hope Is Never. The event was organized by PAF and KVV.

Open call – PAF organizes the competition Other Visions SK

PAF Olomouc together with Kinečko magazine organizes, in 2016 for the very first time, the competition of Slovak moving images called Other Visions SK (Iné vízie). Submission deadline for the 1st year of Other Visions SK is September 30, 2016.

PAF INTRODUCES ANIMALS AND MACHINES

Animals and Machines, the block of videos made by Dominik Gajarský and Roman Štětina, will be screened on October 1 2016 in London. The videos originated through the initiative of the Czech Centre and are screened with the support of the Czech Centre London, PAF Olomouc and LUX London.

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2 LITR Programme went public

The second year of the LITR book fair, which is focused not only on authorial and artistic publications and their presentation, but also on phenomena related to the low-cost publication of books and magazines, will take place from Friday, 23 September to Sunday, 25 September 2016. Organised in cooperation with PAF. 

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LITR at PechaKuchaNight Olomouc

On Friday September 9 2016 in the Olomouc cinema hall “Metropol”, the twelfth evening of PechaKucha took place to promote art and culture.  LITR – the book fair of authorial and artistic publication, co-organized by PAF, was also introduced.

Moving images – three round-tables in GAMU, Prague

On Friday September 2 2016 three round-tables were held in GAMU, Prague, concerning issues related to moving images. Present were experts not only in curatorship, running galleries, the acquisition of art works and collection building, but also in the production and authorial creation of moving images of film and video. The themes for the tables were as follows:  Events, Galleries and Public Collections.

Private Oasis in Vitrína Deniska

The Other Visions finalist (in 2009 as well as 2010) Lenka Žampachová presented her poetic installation Private Oasis on August 23 2016, at 6 pm, in Vitrína Deniska.

Nine years of Other Visions in GAMU

In collaboration with the curator Lenka Střeláková and Gallery AMU in Prague, PAF is opening the retrospective exhibition OTHER VISIONS CZ (2007-2015) that will present the past nine years of the competition and a total number of 90 videos by Czech artists this summer.

PROGRAMME OF THE EXHIBITION UPDATED (Tue 12 – Sat 16 July, 2016)

GLOBAL WARMING AND PAF AT ANIBAR FESTIVAL

In mid-August, Jiří Neděla, PAF programme manager, became a member of the jury at Anibar, Kosovo. For this festival he also arranged a block of animated films concerned with global warming.

OTHER VISIONS ★ YOUTH ★ AT 4 ELEMENTS FESTIVAL

The Slovak summer festival known as 4 elements presented a selection of the Czech competition Other Visions CZ, which concerned the topic of youth. The block was introduced in Banská Štiavnica on Saturday, August 13 2016 by Marie Meixnerová. 

Karel Císař curator of Other Visions CZ

Art theorist Karel Císař is the curator of the 10th year of the Other Visions CZ competition of the Czech moving image

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LITR Book Fair of Authorial and Artistic Publications Open Call

LITR, a sales fair of authorial and artistic publications calls for independent publishers and artists who want to participate in its second edition, which will take place in Olomouc from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 September 2016. The deadline for the admission of applications for a stand is August 10 2016.

LITR was initiated and is co-organized by PAF.

 

OPEN CALL – OTHER VISIONS CZ 2016

PAF, the Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, this year invited artists to submit their audiovisual artworks for the 10th edition of the competition of Czech moving images Other Visions.

The opportunity to submit audio visual works ended at October 10, 2016 (midnight).

  Other Visions at the Luhovaný Vincent Festival

As in previous years, the current PAF selection of contemporary moving images, “Other Visions”, will find its way to the Luhačovice-based multi genre festival Luhovaný Vincent. It can be seen as a one channel projection in an installation loop from Friday 8th of July to Sunday 10th of July. 

  

OTHER VISIONS ◊ PECHA KUCHA ANČA

On Saturday June 2nd 2016, Other Visions were presented at Fest Anča in Žilina, Slovakia. However, on this occasion, this was not a selection from the Czech competition, but a concept of its Slovak version. The open call for Other Visions SK is now under way.

10th Other Visions

The only competition section of PAF, Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, that focuses on contemporary Czech audiovisual art bordering on animation, experimental film and videoart will celebrate its 10th anniversary in December this year.

BLACK MARIA IN PRAGUE GALLERY VI PER

On Thursday 24th May, 2016, the Prague gallery VI PER opened the exhibition Black Maria, conceived by the PAF Head Programmer Martin Mazanec. The installation of this exhibition project that presents diverse (non)standard architectural solutions for film screening was designed by Dominik Garajský.

PAF + LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

In the first half of May PAF visited the British capital. Possibilities of future cooperation and presentation of Czech art was discussed with ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), LUX (Artists’ Moving Image) and Deptford Cinema. The future form of the year-long running activities of PAF were discussed as well.

 

KATEŘINA KONVALINOVÁ IN VITRINA DENISKA

On May 20, 2016 the artist Tereza Darmovzalová opened the 50th exhibition in Vitrina Deniska in the atypical role of curator. The opening of the Clover near Water exhibition by the performer Kateřina Konvalinová filled the alternative exhibition space on Denisova Street with beer, sausages and live music. 

Cosmological Anthropology in the Cinema Art in Brno

The series of videos Other Visions 2015: Cosmological Anthropology from last year’s edition of the PAF festival,  was presented in Brno On Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 at 17:30. The ten artworks were introduced by the coordinator of the competition section Nela Klajbanová.

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF PAF THE SUBSTANCE OF FILM IN JIHLAVA

DIOD theatre’s new project concentrates at contemporary short film. The first items on their programme were the videos that “are not afraid to experiment”. Under the patronage of PAF, winners of Other Visions Petr Sprincl and Janek Rous presented their work in Jihlava on May 5 2016.

PAF RECOMMENDS: SHARED DREAMS

Major Czech performer, conceptual artist and laureate of Artist Has an Award for 2015 Vladimír Havlík introduces a provocative participative project in the Emil Filla Gallery. In a playful way, he invites us to share the most intimate – our own dreams. 

FESTIVALS OF LIVE CINEMA PROJECT COMPLETED

The largest show of Czech audiovisual art in Norway, two festivals of contemporary art, the commissioning of seven new artworks, a seminar for the general public in collaboration with the University.  Those are just the highlights of the more than year-long project “Festivals of Live Cinema,”  initiated by PAF–Festival of Film Animation, Olomouc.

XY 2016: Iconic Exhibition Event of Independent Galleries took place in Olomouc

Following the unexpectedly great success of XY's first issue, independent galleries in Olomouc joined again in 2016 for the second issue of the unique “XY – art walk with exhibition openings”.

The sequence of exhibition openings, performances, concerts and other surprise events took place on April 28 2016. Documentation

 

Exclusive screening of Beckett’s and Campbell’s film in Ponrepo Cinema

PAF recommends a unique screening which will take place on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s birth. Place: Ponrepo Cinema Prague, Tuesday April 12 2016, 8 pm

Other Visions 2015 in Studio Béla

The screening block of Other Visions will be presented for the second time in the Studio Béla, Prague. Ten audiovisual works on the border line of animation and video art will be introduced by the curator of Other Visions 2015, film historian Lenka Střeláková, Friday April 1 2016 at 6 pm.

Other Visions 2015 at Czech Centre New York

The curatorial selection by Lenka Střeláková Other Visions 2015 will be screened at the Czech Centre New York, Bohemian National Hall cinema theatre. The screening will take place Tuesday 29 March 2016 at 7 pm.

Bulghakov’s wall in Vitrine Deniska

The third 2016 exhibition held in Vitrine Deniska will take place from March 24 till April 17. The exhibition curated by Katarína Gatialová will present the installation by Ukrainian artist Iryna Zakharova.

Dreams that Money Can Buy in Drdova Gallery

From March 16 to April 10 2016 takes place a unique exhibition project in collaboration with PAF. Dreams that Money Can Buy in Prague based Drdova Gallery is a series of 25 events held daily after dark. Dreams that Money Can Buy is a new platform for the contemporary art of Czech moving image. 

Taxonomy of Fame at Screen Saver Gallery

The current exhibition in on-line gallery explores two different modes of presentation of the mobile phone video. Organized in cooperation with PAF. 

  Other Visions 2015 at Febiofest festival

There will be a screening of Other Visions 2015 in Bratislava at Friday 18th of March. It will be part of the new “Experimetal” section of the international festival of film clubs, Febiofest. 

PAF has published the catalogue for the exhibition of Dominik Gajarský

The publication Carausius morosus was published as accompanying material to the exhibition of the same name in the Prague City Gallery in the Golden Ring House, which is open to the public until March 20, 2016.

The “post-internet” exhibition that was prepared under the auspices of PAF by the curator Marie Meixnerová takes place in Gallery U Mloka, Olomouc, Czech Republic, from March 3 to April 5 2016.

What is Film? PAF seminar at Palacký University Olomouc

The string of lectures, discussions and events with artists and film or art historians and theoreticians.

Starting Thursday 25th of February 2016.

Presentation #mm net art in ArtMap Brno

Meet the curator, artist and theoretician Marie Meixnerová over her new publication # mm net art – internetové umění ve virtuálním a fyzickém prostoru prezentace, Tuesday 11th of February, at the Brno bookstore ArtMap.

MARTIN BLAŽÍČEK IN OLOMOUC: LECTURE ON LIVE CINEMA

A cycle of lectures about Live Cinema organised by PAF within the framework of the Festivals of Live Cinema project continues. The autumn seminars What Is Live Cinema? with Greg Pope and Kateřina Koutná and the Tomáš Pospiszyl’s lecture In the Light of Laterna Magika, which took place in December, will be followed by the lecture What is Film?

Blažíček is going to open the exhibition and introduce his new performance for the first time in Olomouc

The audio-visual artist Martin Blažíček is going to open his exhibition in Vitrína Deniska on Monday, 29 February. After the opening he is going to introduce together with Michal Zbořil his new cinematographic performance Binary Logic that was produced by PAF.

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New Books in PAF Edition

Two new publications from the PAF Edition has been introduced to the book market – the extensive box of Svatopluk Pitra and the anthology of internet art #mm net art.

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PAF 2015 DOCUMENTARY

The authorial reflection of the 14th PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, Olomouc, is given by the duo of AVU (Academy of Fine Arts in Prague) students, Jiří Žák and David Přílučík.

 

 

Escape Pod at the Sundance Film Festival

American film festival Sundance will introduce the work by Jonathan Monaghan (PAF 2015, Other Visions 2015 jury member). His digital animation Escape Pod (that can be remembered from PAF) will be seen as installation under the umbrella of New Frontier Sundance section.

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PAF PF 2016

We’d like to wish you the most pleasant last moments of the 2015 and express our hope of you joining us on our new adventures in the upcoming New Year 2016.

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Edition PAF at Studio Béla Christmas Film Sale

This year, Edition PAF publications will again be available at the Christmas film sale at Studio Béla in Prague on Friday the 18th of December 2015.

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PAF 2015 ENDED

The 14th year of PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art ceremonially ended on Sunday, December 6. We offer you a flashback to the most interesting moments of the 14th festival.

Janek Rous is the winner of Other Visions 2015

The winner of the Other Visions 2015 competition is Janek Rous with his work The Sound from the Desert. He was awarded the main prize by the international jury, consisting of Samson Kambalu, Jonathan Monaghan, Daniela Arriado and Gabriel Florenz. The Special Jury Prize was given to Petra Lelláková and Vladimíra Večeřová for their video Marmotour. The Audience Award was won by Aleš Čermák and Michal Cáb for their video The Earth Trembles.

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PAF Sunday December 6th

The Sunday programme will begin at 9:30am in the Film Auditorium with the screening of animated films by students from the universities UTB, FAMU and UMPRUM Short Animations for Kids 2. Adults as well as children will enjoy these films.

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PAF Saturday Dec 5th

The Saturday programme will start at 9:30 am in the Film Auditorium with the five-episode series Garden that is based on the motives of the children’s book of the same name by the artist and illustrator Jiří Trnka. The magical illustrations from the mysterious world from behind the rusty gate were transformed into the series of short animated films by the director Břetislav Pojar, who is known for his animated series Hey, Mister, let’s play.

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PAF FRIDAY 4th DECEMBER

On Friday the Festival of Film Animation (PAF) will offer attractive programme from the morning till late night. It will include screenings, remarkable AV performances, interesting lectures and presentations, as well as a midnight DJ set.

Differentiated Other Visions at Konvikt

The vernissage exhibition of the finalists of the Other Vision’s competition “Differentiated Visions” took place in Atrium of Konvikt in Olomouc during the opening evening of PAF. The exhibition will be open for public until Sunday 6th of December.

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PAF THURSDAY DECEMBER 3rd

The 14th edition of PAF—Festival of Film Animation is starting today on Thursday December 3rd in Olomouc. Opening night of the festival will see a string of exhibition openings - beginning with The Unbearable Lightness of Nyau Cinema by the Malawi-born artists Samson Kambalu in the U Mloka Gallery. His Nyau films break down the stereotype of temporal and spatial experience with film: they intentionally move away from the western perception of time and deviate from the linearity of contemporary narrative film. This is the first exhibition of Samson Kambalu in the Czech Republic.

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Jiří Surůvka has a price

The laureate of the ninth Award for artists over 35 - Award from Vladimír Havlík is the Ostrava-based painter, performer, photographer and curator Jiří Surůvka. The list of finalists of the award also included Zbyněk Baladrán, Milena Dopitová, Jaromír Novotný and Dušan Zahoranský.

Other Visions Jury Comprises of Four Members This Year

We are now announcing the members of the international jury of Other Visions 2015. Other visions is a Czech moving image competition.

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Children’s programme

What from the programme can we recommended for kids especially?

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Olomouc Artmap

Every year, PAF—Festival of Film Animation and ArtMap prepare a special cultural map for Olomouc. Olomouc ArtMap provides information on PAF’s programme as well as information on interesting local spots, catering facilities and particularly on those institutions which allow you to consume art.

 

Music morphing with image - concerts and performances at PAF

This year’s PAF programme will offer a number of unique performances which are somewhere between concerts, spatial installations and live work with the moving image.  Part of the programme are Czech premiere performances by TCF (NO), Blue Daisy (GB), Lotic (US) and Takashi Makino (JP).

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Budget accommodation for PAF attendees

Accommodation will be available for PAF 2015 attendees on the premises of the St. Voršila public school situated 10min. walk to the festival centre.

Attend the workshop of animation with Edita Plicková

The distinguished inbetweener and children book illustrator Edita Plicková (1940) worked in the Prague Studio of Animated and Puppet Film where she brought to life Zdeněk Miller’s tales about puppies, among others.

At PAF, she will lead a two-day animation workshop dedicated to inbetweening (drawing of individual frames) of characters in classical animated film. The workshop is intended for children older than 9, their older siblings, parents and grandparents.

 

 

Other visions at the Hungarian Anilogue festival

Part of the programme of the 13th international festival of animation Anilogue, that takes place in Budapest from the 25th to the 29th of November 2015,

The Winner of Other Visions 2014 Was Awarded the Jindřich Chalupecký Award

Barbora Kleinhamplová got the prestigious award for Czech artists under the age of 35 on Friday, 20th November 2015. Kleinhamplová’s film Reliable Relationship (in collaboration with Kristýna Bartošová, 2014) won the Main Prize as well as the Audience Award in the 2014 Other Visions competition.

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VISUAL CONCEPTION OF THE FESTIVAL OF FILM ANIMATION 2015

The author of the visual identity of the 14th annual Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc is "Fiume Std – the graphic studio without a studio and graphics”.

PAF & Live Cinema

14. Přehlídka animovaného filmu v Olomouci (3.–6. 12. 2015) byla jedním z hlavních výstupů projektu Festivaly živého kina, na kterém PAF kontinuálně pracuje od dubna 2015 do dubna 2016 ve spolupráci s norským festivalem Screen City

PAF & Live Cinema

The 14th PAF—Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc (3–6 December 2015) was one of the main outputs of the Festivals of Live Cinema project. PAF is working on this project from April 2015 to April 2016 in cooperation with the Norwegian festival Screen City

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[LO(u)TIK] [TÍ SÍ EF] [TAKAŠI MAKYNO]

PAF The Festival of Film Animation Olomouc is proud to present the official 2015 radio spot by the Czech visual and sound artist Roman Štětina.

PAF PRESENTS TEN FINALISTS OF OTHER VISIONS 2015

The finalists for the competition section of PAF, Other Visions 2015, are known.

 

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WIN FREE FESTIVAL PASS WITH PAF NEWSLETTER

From November 10th, all recipients of the PAF newsletter have a chance to win a free festival pass. Each week two winners will be randomly selected. The winners will receive an extended festival pass that includes not only the full daily programme, but also the evening live concerts and exclusive AV performances (Blue Daisy [UK], Lotic + Michal Pustějovský [US/CZ], Vessel + Pedro Maia [UK/PT]).

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Press Conference PAF 2015

A press conference for the 14th PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art took place on Wednesday, 18th of November, 10:30 am, in the Fresco Hall of Community and Cultural Space W7 (Wurmova 7 St., Olomouc, Czech Republic).

 

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PAF 2015 FESTIVAL PASSES NOW AVAILABLE

Festival passes for the 14th edition of the Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc are available through the on-line form until 1st of December 2015. We offer 1-day and 4-day passes. When bought online, the pass could also be paid for via bank transfer.

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PAF PROGRAMME SECTIONS REVEALED

First details of the programme of this year’s Festival of Film Animation Olomouc have been revealed.

PAF New York

One day festival of contemporary art organized by PAF in New York City took place Friday November 6th, 2015, at 59 E 4th St, 7th floor loft. Installations, screenings, talks, contemporary audiovisual art, performances and concert.

 

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Britain's Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2015 Programme Announced

Taking place in the historic city of York from 5th to 8th of November 2015, the fifth anniversary edition programme will offer screenings across 11 categories including advertising, animation, artists’ film, comedy, dance, documentary, drama, experimental, fashion, music video and thriller.

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PAF Edition releases into sales ##mm net art, a new Czech publication on internet art

As part of its PAF Edition, PAF—Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art releases the first concise anthology on Internet art in Czech – #mm net art.

A Show of Czech Audio-Visual Art held in Norway by PAF—Festival of Film Animation

The largest show of Czech audio-visual art took place in Norway within the Screen City FestivalSee the photo and video documentation.

 

The Other Visions part of the VIEW Conference Turin 2015

The VIEW Conference takes place in Turin, Italy from October 19th to October 23rd. It will focus on the fluid boundary between real and digital worlds. Through lectures, screenings and exhibitions, VIEW will reveal the latest trends in the field of cinema, architecture, automotive design, advertising, medicine and video games.

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PAF Edition at the LITR book fair

PAF—Festival of Film Animation introduced its PAF Edition production at the LITR book fair, which took place October 9–11 in the Olomouc centre Wurmova 7.

 

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LITR BOOK FAIR IN OLOMOUC IN OCTOBER

From Friday 9th to Sunday 11th October 2015, the first annual selling book fair LITR, focused on independent and art publications, will take place in Olomouc. LITR is co-organized by PAF.

Field Research on the Human Kind

PAF recommends an exhibition of one of the winners of the Other Visions competition that takes place in the AMU Gallery. Barbora Kleinhamplová has prepared it in cooperation with Tereza Stejskalová – in dialogue with Harun Farocki.

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Hardcore Polish-anarcho-punk-digital artist will have an October exhibition in Vitrína Deniska, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Opening on Tuesday the 13th at 6pm.

 

OTHER VISIONS 2015 CURATOR

We are very pleased to announce the curator of Festival of Film Animation Olomouc competition section called Other Visions 2015. Film theoretician Lenka Střeláková is about to choose ten films to enter the competition and to be presented at PAF.

 

What is Live Cinema? Greg Pope in Olomouc, September 29

Greg Pope, a prominent British artist who deals with the Live Cinema phenomenon will, for the first time, introduce his new project to the public. This project results from the collaboration with Czech artists Veronika Vlková and Kateřina Koutná. The event takes place on university ground and is open to the public.

What is Live Cinema? Second seminar is with Kateřina Koutná

The second What is Live Cinema seminar targeted on the phenomena of the electronic and acoustic music in live performance was held by Kateřina Koutná (aka Makak). Together with the visual artist Anna Balážová they subsequently performed a live cinema show. 

Carbonated Formulas #2 in your screen-saver

This September and in collaboration with PAF, ScreenSaverGallery brings a solo exhibition of New York based multidisciplinary artist and musician Yoshi Sodeoka. The show is held in the atypical exhibition space of “your screen-saver”.

Vitrine Deniska: About Turn

On Monday 21 October 2015, Vitrína Deniska, the Olomouc exhibition space, will host an opening of an exhibit of Czech sculptor Zuzana Kantová. In the public space thus finds itself a sculpture of a female body. Only a thin layer of glass separates it from a noisy street.

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PAF AS PART OF 6PM EUROPE PROJECT

The book 6PM Your Local Time Europe - 112 color pages, with English text - is now available as a pdf ebook ($3.35) and at printing costs on Lulu.com.

Live Cinema Lab: PAF Visited the Oslo Art Scene

In August 2015, PAF visited Oslo within the “Live Cinema Lab,” a part of the Festivals of Live Cinema project. PAF made the trip in order to map the local art – visual art, film and musical – scene and to establish important collaborations with artists and institutions.

HEMILOADER

Barbora Trnková and Tomáš Javůrek, internet artists from Brno, are to be the latest residents of Olomouc exhibition space Vitrína Deniska. Their joint exhibition HEMILOADER is based on their long term consideration of preloder phenomenon in the context of art.

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PAF AT THE END OF SUMMER

The third year of the traditional music biennale PAF at the End of Summer will take place in Ostopovice (near Brno) on Saturday 12 September 2015 from 4 pm.
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PAF IS LOOKING FOR A PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Festival of Film Animation Olomouc announces the second round of the open call for the position of EXECUTIVE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT FOR SECURING PARTNER BONDS.

The applications have to be sent to Michaela Šuhajová, the contact person, by August 31 2015 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

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Twisted Dreams of History

In September, an academic conference on subversiveness and deformations in animated film from V4 countries will be held in Poland. A PAF programme manager Jiří Neděla will participate in the conference with his paper on Czech surrealistic filmmaker and visual artist Jan Švankmajer.

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Open air festival Letiště vol. II

Other Visions 2014 will be presented within the supporting programme of the second year of Letiště open air festival in Hranice na Moravě (14–15 August).

OTHER VISIONS 2014 SCREENING IN OPEN AIR CINEMA OF TIC GALLERY

 

Other Visions 2014, ten contemporary films and videos, were screened on Wednesday, 22 August 2015, within the “Summer at the Old Town Hall” project which is organised by TIC gallery. / + FB event

 

Michal Cáb in VitrínaDeniska

Michal Cáb, an artist dealing mainly with sound and its interaction with image, is about to present his work in the Olomouc exhibition space Vitrína Deniska in July. The opening of Where is Wall yexhibition will be followed by the presentation of Cáb’s work and a picnic.

NOT ALWAYS FUNNY IN BROOKLYN

The curatorial block of videos Not always funny, prepared for PAF 2014 by Nicholas O’Brien, the curator, artist and authors of texts about the contemporary art, met with success in New York.

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PAF IS SEARCHING FOR A FUNDRAISER

The Festival of Film Animation Olomouc announces the recruitment procedure for the position of a fundraiser. 

The applications have to be sent to Michaela Šuhajová, the contact person, by July 6 2015 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

 

Other Visions 2014 in English on Kinečko USB

The fourth international issue of Kinečko magazine (4/2015, now on sale) deals with Other Visions 2014 in English. Besides an extensive text about PAF competition, it, most importantly, offers the moving images itself. They are presented within the selection of Central European short films on USB.

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PAF AT LUHOVANÝ VINCENT

The sixth edition of the multi-genre festival LUHOvaný Vincent takes place in Luhačovice, Czech Republic from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th of July.  PAF participates on its programme not only with the audiovisual installation Other Visions 2014 but also with the lecture Dream Is the Second Life on Jan Švankmajers work.

Exhibition of Martu in Vitrina Deniska

June exhibition in Vitrína Deniska of Slovak artist Martu. Opening, Tuesday 23rd of June at 6 pm will be followed by presentation of Martu’s works.

LIVE CINEMA LAB

The activities “Live Cinema Lab,” our “laboratory” of live cinema, have already started within the Festivals of Live Cinema project.

Czech and Norwegian experts, curators and artists dealing with Live Cinema are meeting in Live Cinema Lab to establish contacts and develop their cooperation. Output of this cooperation will be a series of events in Stavanger (Norway) and in Olomouc and they will be connected with live cinema and the contemporary technologies. 

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Screen & Saver

Every year PAF contributes to the programme of Fest Anča festival (24–28 June, Žilina, Slovakia). This year’s representative is ScreenSaverGallery, the gallery of contemporary art in screen savers which is closely connected with PAF.

Other Visions in Texas

Other Visions exhibition in Texas started on May 26. It will last for five weeks and is located in tAd independent gallery in Denton. Ten videos will be on show till July 2 2015.

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FREE DOWNLOAD OF LESOKRAJ ON APPSTORE

The project of the interactive children’s book Lesokraj, which was introduced at PAF in 2013 and struggled for support on  Hit Hit one year later, has been released on Appstore.

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PAF Establishes the Cooperation with Norway

The opening press conference of the “Festivals of Live Cinema” project will take place on Tuesday, May 26 in Olomouc. In cooperation with Screen City, the Norwegian platform for film and the contemporary arts, PAF will implement many cultural activities both in Norway and in the Czech Republic until April 2016.

Kateřina Kynclová and Vojtěch Vaněk in Vitrína Deniska

Vitrína Deniska’s exhibition programme for May 2015 belongs to two Czech authors and their presentation of Dark Train PC game.

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PAF ANNOUNCES AN OPEN CALL ON THE POSITION OF JUNIOR MEDIA MANAGER & FESTIVAL PR

As a result of the growth in the yearlong activities, PAF extends its PR team and announces a recruitment procedure for the position of media manager – junior.

Other Visions at Brno Museum Night, May 16

A loop of Other Visions 2014 video selection was part of Museum Night in Brno. The screening of moving pictures took place in Pražákův palác from 6:00 pm

HÁTÍÐ FILM FJÖR: PAF IN ICELAND

At the beginning of May the Festival of Film Animation presented the Czech audio-visual art in Iceland. In the “land of ice and fire” PAF not only visited local galleries and art studios, but also implemented the site-specific installation of Other Visions 2014, the selection of Czech moving image, in geothermal spa Seljavellir in the southern part of the island (near Eyjafjallajökull), as well as the presentation in the popular BOSTON bar in Reykjavik. 

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PAF & Olomouc Museum Night, May 15

As part of Olomouc Museum Night will be held an artist talk by Tereza Darmovzalová. The program will take place at the Gallery U Mloka in connection to Darmovzalová’s current exhibition SPACE.

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PAF OPEN CALL ON PROOFREADER

Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc announces recruitment procedure for the position of a proofreader (Czech language).

Free Mega Conceptual Unlimited Black Sreen On Your Computer

Dominik Podsiadly (*1967) , Polish digital artist and an ‘activator’ of Wroclaw digital scene who was excluded from Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw  in 1994, presents his radically conceptually-minimalistic approach in Big Black exhibition at ScreenSaverGallery.

XY

Exhibitions during a walk / a walk during the exhibition opening ceremony – a common project of Olomouc independent galleries on April 23 2015. Visual art, concerts. Stratil, Panáčik, Hodboď, Jaro, Kasalová, Vlková, Wolf, Dočkal, Maša.

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PAF EDITION: #MM NET ART AT FRESH EYE

The first public presentation of the latest PAF Edition book called ​#mm Net ArtInternet Art in the Virtual and Physical Space of Its Presentation took place within the Fresh Eye evening called Image versus Virtuality in Prague (April 21 2015, 7:00 pm).

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PAF EDITION FOR SALE AT PASTICHE FILMZ SCREENINGS

You can now purchase the publications from editorial series PAF Edition before every screening of Pastiche Filmz organisation. Apart from a few exceptions, the screenings take place in the Film Auditorium – UC Konvikt, Univerzitní 3, third floor, on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm. See the programme of Pastiche Filmz film club.

MIROSLAVA VEČEŘOVÁ’S EXHIBITION AT GAMU

PAF recommends an exhibition by Miroslava Večeřová, the winner of Special Prize of the Jury of Other Visions competition 2014, and Romana Drdová. The exhibition called Too Soon takes place in AMU Gallery in Prague. It shall last till 24th May, the opening ceremony was held on Tuesday, 14th April. More at GAMU website. 

 

Jana Kasalová in Vitrína Deniska

An opening ceremony of exhibition God alone knows where I usually hide by Jana Kasalová is about to take place on April 23 2015. It will be included within a more extensive cultural event called xy – exhibitions during a walk / a walk during the exhibition openings. The event will be carried out in the cooperation with Olomouc independent galleries (Vitrína Deniska, W7, Horká Gallery, Gallery Dé, Lavor Gallery, Hidden Gallery) and other local institutions.

 

A Brief Flash Of Colour Over The Water With Steep Banks

The contemporary Czech authors Dana Balážová and Jakub Kovařík were introduced in Vitrína Deniska. The vernissage involved a happening during which the audience could participate in the installation of the exhibition themselves. By means of a computer, a stylus printer and a scanner, the participants had the opportunity to use the Internet and they could download and print any either pictorial or text material, to compose their own improvised poem, to scan a face etc. By their works they could extend the installation into which they could have intervened spatially. 

SPACE IN GALLERY U MLOKA

Gallery U Mloka and PAF present for the first time in Olomuc the works by photographer Tereza Darmovzalová in her solo show called SPACE. During the exhibition opening, the special guest of the exhibition—the holder of an award for the most important Czech artist over the 35 years of age Umělec má cenu (The artist has a prize) and renowned Olomouc’s performer Vladimír Havlík—presented his performative poem Svět úplně rozpuštěný do letmých obrazů dění (The World Entirely Dispersed Into the Fleeting Images of Events).

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PAF exhibitions in april

This April PAF co-organizes several exhibitions of contemporary V4 art in Olomouc, CZ. Opening of exhibition A Brief Flash Of Colour Over The Water With Steep Banks by artists Dana Balážová and Jakub Kovařík will take place Tuesday 31 March 2015 at 5 pm in exhibition space Vitrína Deniska. The exhibition will last until 20 April 2015.

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REC FEST: THE AUTHOR OF THE BEST ANIMATED FILM TO COME TO PAF

The second annual year of the festival of student films called REC FEST took place at Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín on 24th and 25th of March 2015. Just like last year, the winner of The Best Animated Film category gained two PAF accreditations.

Peter Kubelka in Bratislava

Film and food – two languages that use the same grammar. Thanks to the magazine Kinečko, in March the Austrian experimental filmmaker Peter Kubelka will visit Bratislava. He prepared a three-day programme for the cinema Kino Mladosť that will include film screenings and a performative lecture on food.

PAF interview with Peter Kubelka from 2008.

TOMÁŠ HRŮZA IN VITRÍNA DENISKA

The opening of exhibition 'Instead of Something' by PAF's photographer Tomáš Hrůza took place in Vitrina Deniska, Olomouc on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at 7:00 pm. After the opening, there was a presentation of Hrůza's work in Intermedia Studio at Konvikt (Univerzitní 3). The exhibition took place until 15th March.

VLADIMÍR HLAVÍK, LAUREATE ARTIST, HAS AN AWARD FOR 2015

The ninth laureate of the award for artists over 35 was announced on Tuesday, 10th February 2015. The winner is Vladimír Havlík (1959) an Olomouc performer, educator and a former juror of Other Visions (2007).

Veselí PAF and reVIZOR

PAF traditionally cooperate on the programme of reVIZOR, the festival of contemporary audiovisual art in Veseli nad Moravou. This year, the festival took place on Friday 20th and on Saturday 21st February. The PAF team prepared several programme sections for reVIZOR.

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KLÁRA DOLEŽÁLKOVÁ IN VITRINA DENISKA

Opening: Wednesday 14th January, 7:00 pm

After the opening, there was a campfire made of old Christmas trees that had been brought in by the guests. The camp fire took place in the community garden in Pekární Street, just behind the gate of Olomouc summer theatre premises.

Jiné vize 2014 at Studiu Béla

Screening of Marika Kupková's curator selection took place at Béla Studio (Hungarian Cultural Institute) in Prague on 30th January 2015 at 8:00 pm. 

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Opening & Happening Ways of Something

The opening of exhibition planned for PAF, which had to be postponed due to technical issues on the vehicle, will take place January 27 2015, 6 pm, tram stop "Náměstí Republiky" in Olomouc. It will be accompanied by documentation happening. Don't forget to bring your  smart phones, camcorders, cameras, webcams, papers, pencils and other recording devices! It will be followed by additional screening thanks tologo

PAF 2014 documentary

PAF presents creative documentary for 13th Festival of Film Animation and contemporary art by Radim Labuda.

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EXHIBITION THE LEAST ACTION BY DAVID PŘÍLUČÍK IN U MLOKA GALLERY EXTENDED UNTIL THE END OF JANUARY

This video-exhibition was derived from authenticity elements and non-human encounter by David Přílučík, student of Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. It was a part of the thirteenth annual year of the Festival of Film Animation and it was, due to its success, extended until 30th January. The final evening took place on Tuesday 27th January at 6:30 pm.

Ways of Somehing shown on this year’s PAF one of the year’s best art on the internet!

At least according to Brooklyn based curator, writer and reporter Marina Galperina and Fast Company (NY) top-ten

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PAF IS NOT OVER

The 13th year of the festival may have ended, however, the year-long running activities of PAF platform are still going on.

Since 2008 these activities have been taking place for the whole year. Many exhibitions, screenings, presentations and collaborations on both Czech and international festivals taking place "from New York to Iceland" as well as the traditional summer biennial in Ostopovice u Brna have been planned for the next year. In 2015 PAF will focus on presentation of Czech audio-visual art and deeper understanding of animation

The publication named Net Art in virtual and physical space of its presentation (ed. Marie Meixnerová) will be released within the PAF Edition in the following weeks.

Therefore we are assured that we are going to meet not only at the next year's festival of film animation and contemporary art, which will take place from the 3rd to the 6th of December 2015 in Olomouc, but also at other events organised as well as co-organised by PAF all over the world.

Other Visions 2013 and Colombian Animation echoes at Animateka

Our partner festival Animateka  in Ljubljana presents Other Visions 2013 (curated by David Kořínek), Other Visions and PAF presentation (by Jiří Neděla) and echoes of Colombian Animation  programme section.

 

I have won Other Visions, she would say

Sunday 7th of December 2014 at 7 pm were, during the PAF's closing ceremony, announced the winners of this year's competition Other Visions.

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SATURDAY 6TH DECEMBER

Saturday offered twenty-five programme sections from morning till midnight. We started with animated videos for children called Animated Shorts 2014. The Authors of the films are students of the Animation Studio at UTB, Zlín, who used a wide range of animation techniques.

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SUNDAY 7TH DECEMBER

The screening of Imagined Tropics will start off the final day of PAF at 11:00 am. Various approaches to modern animated form will be presented in ten short films, taking in consideration the influence Colombian war had on film.

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PAF FRIDAY 5TH DECEMBER

The Friday programme was opened by Jaimie Cifuent's shadow theatre called Pipo's Trip. The Colombian Animation started at 11:00 am in Theatre K3. After the performance, there was a workshop in which the spectators could try marionette controlling.

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PAF THURSDAY 4TH DECEMBER

The Festival of Animated Films was traditionally launched by an art opening. The loss of authenticity of work, understanding animals or the freedom of motion – these are the topics David Přílučík, who studied the Studio of Intermedia Work at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, contemplated upon. You could be present at the opening of this video exhibition from 5 pm at U Mloka Gallery.

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OPEN CALL: TRABAJO – WORKSHOP OF ARGENTINEAN EXPERIMENTAL FILM

The workshop of projection called Trabajo (work in Spanish) is open to everyone who wants
to familiarize with possibilities of projection, especially in originally amateur film medium Super 8.

Trabajo under supervision of Azucena Losana and Benjamin Ellenberger will enable to comprehend principles of projection as well as try its rules in practice.

LIVE CODING WORKSHOP WITH KOLEKTIV: OPEN CALL?

Participate with your own code!

During PAF Kolektiv will be based in the Atrium where the live coding laboratory will be located. After the opening concert the artists will develop and adjust non-stop running sound and image codes in the forms of an open network installation, a workshop and a laboratory. Occasional sessions, workshops and laboratory experiments will also take place.

PAF part of Argentinean experimental film show

Thanks to „Buenos Aires experiment" programme section, PAF has become  the biggest part of the presently running European show on Argentinean experimental film. The show is being held not only in Olomouc but also in Prague, Vienna and Bratislava. As a part of it a monography on the phenomenon of Argentinean experimental film scene is being published. There is also a conference on the same topic organised at FAMU (Prague) on December 4th.

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ACCOMMODATION IN AFTER-SCHOOL CENTER OR SCHOOL GYM

During PAF, we can provide the Festival visitors with accommodation in an after-school center or school gym at the St. Ursula Primary School (Základní škola svaté Voršily) located less than 10 minute walk from the festival area.

OTHER VISIONS 2014: THE JURY

About the winner of competition section Other Visions decide not only the festival audience (Audience Award), but fore and foremost the three-member international jury (Main Prize, Special Prize). The names of this-year's jurors are:

OTHER VISIONS BROADEN THEIR HORIZONS

Other Visions, which has entered its eight year of existence this year, is no longer just a competition, but also a tool for presentation or archiving. This year's programme section thus includes apart from installations and projections also presentations by the Other Visions finalists, round tables and lectures, revolving around the theme of "ideal visions", alternative models of distribution and ownership, and preservation of such border works that are typical for the competition Other Visions.

OTHER VISIONS 2014 FINALISTS

The final ten works of Other Visions that will compete in the eyes of international jury as well as festival visitors are as follows:

PAF’s musical program: Mark Fell, Dean Blunt & PAF Art

PAF's musical programme is quite challenging this year, focusing on the performative aspects of concerts. As such, it becomes part of programme section PAF Art (sound and audio-visual performances, exhibitions, installations). 

Mark Fell’s unique curatorial project for Olomouc: Motion, Change, Presence

Mark Fell major British artist and curator, has prepared for PAF festival programme section focused on unique audio-visual performances thematizing the reawakening of space, music and animation itself.

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The popular format of short project presentations, Pecha Kucha, is working on establishing tradition even in Olomouc. And PAF, too, took part in fourth Pecha Kucha evening on Friday 21st of November. / FB event

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LAUREATE OF JINDŘICH CHALUPECKÝ AWARD 2014: Roman Štětina

Roman Štětina, a long-term cooperator of PAF and author of our radio jingles has been awarded a prestigeous prize given annualy to artists under 35 years of age: Jindřich Chaloupecký Award.

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On November 19 at 10 am a press conference concerning 13th PAF was held in 2nd floor of Café 87. You can download documentation of the conference and press material here.

SHADOW THEATER FOR CHILDREN

Festival of Film Animation will present Pipo's Trip (El viaje de Pipo) – unique colombian shadow theatre for children (not only). Its author is a pioneer of shadow theatre, Jaime Cifuentes (COL).

PAF 2014: /DEAN BLUNT /// CZECH CONCERT PREMIERE

A resident of London, a musician and a visual artist, Dean Blunt, will perform for the first time in the Czech Republic. At PAF, he will present his appreciated album Black Metal which was released this autumn by the prestigious record label Rough Trade.

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This year's so-called Prague Envelope has once again been created in collaboration with PAF. This time the cover depicts the work of Another Visions 2013 winners, Marie Hájková and Petr Šprincl.

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Programme sections PAF 2014

This is the first time the Festival of Film Animation publishes all programme sections of its 13th year. The key question "What is Animation?," which is being posed in the long term, is becoming the festival's subtitle. Each programme section serves as an independent answer to this question.

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Contest for PAF newsletter subscribers

 

Every week starting monday 10th of November 2014, two random subscribers to PAF newsletter will get accreditation for the whole festival for free.

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What is Animation? Buenos Aires Experiment!

PAF introduces another of its programme sections. "The Buenos Aires Experiment" section will introduce films, performances, videos and installations by Argentinian artists working with the medium of film and the principles of projection.

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NEW VISUAL IDENTITY OF PAF

The Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc is now introducing its new visual identity for this year. The PAF 2014 graphic design was again made by Fiume Studio, the graphic studio without a studio and graphics. Never established.

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PAF has new radio jingle. Its author is the same as in previous year – young Czech artist with positive long-term approach to radio, Roman Štětina.

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Gathering the contributions of researchers, artists and curators, the unplace conference aims to examine the different ways in which contemporary art and museums are reconfigured in virtual environments. Her contribution will introduce also PAF programme manager Marie Meixnerová.

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On-line accreditation for the 13th year of the Festival of Film Animation starts on the 20th of October 2014.Together with possibility of cashless transfers it will last till the 1st of December 2014. After this date accreditation may be purchased only on spot – in Art Centre of Palacký University (Konvikt), from Thursday, 4th of December 2014.

All answers concerning accreditation will be answered on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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At the 13th year of the Festival of Film Animation the visitors will be offered seven programme sections concerning animation; each section will be prepared by experts on the given topic.

Among the addressed specialists is Laura Victoria Delgado, who arranged the section about Colombian animation, which is almost unknown in the Czech Republic.

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Other Visions 2013 selection was presented in Maribor, Slovenia within the StopTrik Festival on Sunday, 5 October.

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The selection of last year's Other Visions will be screened within the Load Up cycle of Olomouc Pastiche Filmz film club on Wednesday, 22 October. The screening in the film hall will be accompanied by an introduction to history and background of the contest.

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This year's SEPTEMBEAM Festival breathes life to night Olomouc, brings a varied exposition and accompanying programme and also presents an interesting talk and workshop of FreshEye Platform.

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Interactive musical instrument by Dan Gregor and Tomáš Dvořák, that has become a worldwide sensation right after its premiere at 10th PAF, is rebuild in its new version for the opening of Ars Ectronica in Linz, Austria (4 to 8 September 2014).

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Call for authors to submit their works for the 8th year of  the only competition section  of PAF  - OTHER VISIONS 2014!

Works can be submitted via on-line form prior to October 20, 2014.

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PAF Art 2013 programme section consisting of installations within PAF was reflected in the current issue of Flash Art, the prestigious journal focusing on contemporary art.

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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.

 

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On Wednesday, 16 July, 7 pm the opening of another exhibition will také place in Vitrina Deniska, Olomouc. The opening of night&dream exhibition by the Slovak post Internet artist Toast McFarland will be followed by the prsentation of her work.

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July 22nd, 6 pm is the time for opening of Blue Box, exhibition by winners of Other Visions 2013 in AMU Gallery (GAMU). The exhibition has been prepared in collaboration with PAF and will last till the end of August.

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Festival Forum, a meeting of representatives of central Europe animation and animated film festivals, took place in Žilina. Festival Forum was one of many items the programme of our befriended festival Fest Anča (18-22 June 2014) offers. PAF also participated in the meeting.

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Even this year, PAF was invited to participate in the programme of the well known multi-genre festival LUHOVANÝ VINCENT. At the end of June, the Luhačovice colonnades were brightened up by a PAF dramaturge Jiří Neděla. He held a talk on a specific animation technique – the so called rotoscoping.

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V pátek 13. června proběhne 5. ročník festivalu VLNA, organizovaného v bývalém areálu brněnské Vlněny. Chátrající, skrytá, opuštěná fabrika na zpracování ovčí vlny nedaleko hlavního nádraží, špulky od nití a projekce Jiných vizí 2013.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, the composed "Videoart evening" took place in the Scala cinema, Brno. The event was prepared within the Audiovize project and the selection of screened videos was arranged by the Festival of Film Animation as well.

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The first year of REC FEST, the festival of UTB students' films, took place from 24 to 25 March in Zlín.

 

The winner of the best animated film won a voucher including two accreditations for PAF 2014 (4–7 Dec 2014) made by Fiume Std. 

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On Tuesday, 25 March at 6 pm another opening took place in Vitrína Deniska exhibition premises in Olomouc. As usual, the opening of Composition VII exhibition was followed by the presentation of the present artists' work.

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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.

OPEN CALL / Other Visions SK

COMPETITION OF SLOVAK MOVING IMAGES

The competition and curatorial selection Other Visions SK aims to map out the current Slovak audio visual production that find itself on the on the border of fine arts, video art and animation.

 

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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An article about PAF was published in the February issue of Art + antiques journal.

The text entitled "Expanded Animation – Moving Audio-visual Fascination" does not focus on the last year, but deals with PAF comprehensively...

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We are sorry to announce that 7th of January 2014 has died Croatian multimedia artist, filmmaker and experimental film guru Ivan Ladislav Galeta (1947–2014). Galeta was our PAF Cult in 2009.

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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.

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In the current December issue of Hungarian mutation of prestigious art magazine Flash Art can be read (among other things, obviously) also quite extensive interview on PAF!

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Creative documentary for 12th Festival of Film Animation and contemporary art  in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Authors: Petr Šprincl and Marie Hájková

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Tuesday 17th of December 2013 in Prague, the awards ceremony for artists over 35 organized by initiative Umělec má cenu (Artist has a price) took place. The name o the price is variable according the name of its current laureate, and is given as a gesture from the artists and theoreticians of younger generation to the older generation of artists.

The Prize from Vladimír Kokolia was passed to Martin Zet who thus became laureate for 2014.

 

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This year in Other Visions competition participated in total 49 works. Based on curatorial judgement made by David Kořínek, only 10 works from all were selected to participate in the competition. They were confronted with a classic projection situation in the Corpus Christy Chapel and with the gallery situation, since they were presented during the whole festival in the Attic Gallery at Konvikt as an installation, thus subjected to the constant judgement of the international jury as well as the festival audience. The audience could vote for their favourite by inserting the completed ballot paper into the present ballot box.

The winner of the competition Other Visions 2013 was announced during the closing ceremony of the 12th Festival of Film Animation, which took place in the Sunday evening, 8th of December 2013.

 

International jury consisting of Takeshi Murata, András Cséfalvay and Ondřej Jakubec has pronounced as follows:

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The last day of PAF will be marked by Colourful 50s. During two blocks, Slideshow Forenoon and Slideshow Afternoon, Pavel Ryška will comment the period films and Pavel Pohorský will consequently introduce the Czechoslovak projectors.

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Concerning the programme, Saturday is even more busy than Friday. The participants of Lunchmeat Visuals Workshopu keep on following the procedures leading to animation and visualisation of their own creative ideas.

Parents and their children have an opportunity to attend the presentation of Kuba and Lou Sanitrák's animated project Lesokraj the Story.

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More than fifteen programme blocks will take place from the afternoon to the late night. The participants of the Lunchmeat Visual Workshop know exactly what to do. However, this is not the only workshop at this year's PAF. Tereza Damcová's workshop is arranged for parents and their children. Sewing of masks will be followed by commented screening of fairy tales which involve both animation, patchwork and performance.

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The programme of the twelfth Festival of Film Animation will be opened by vernissages. The installation Relics, which is prepared for the mobile Gallery dé by Pavel Ryška, will present the selection of significant personalities of the 1950s.

If you come at the tram station Náměstí Republiky at 4:10 pm, where the mobile gallery starts its way, you can be sure that you do not miss anything and you can move to other vernissages together with PAF organizers.

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PAF – Festival of Film Animation is well known for its examination of the phenomena of animation in the wider context of cinematography and visual studies.

This year, PAF puts an unprecedented emphasis on audio-visual installations which are at the festival present in really record number and technical demands.

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Few days ago, we have published the names of Other Visions 2013 ten finalists.

Now it is time to reveal the names of those who will decide about the winner.

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This year's PAF thinks carefully of children. The programme intended (not only) for them starts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday always at 11 am at Konvikt.

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Concerts, VJ sets or musical performances are also a part of the PAF programme. Moreover, this year there will be a unique workshop Vjingu held in collaboration with the audiovisual platform  Lunchmeat and FAMU's research project - mediabaze.cz.

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Starting Sunday 1st of December 2013, every day two random subscribers to PAF newsletter will get accreditation for the whole festival for free.

 

You can subscribe to PAF NEWSLETTER here.

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We would like to invite you to the PAF Archive and Other Visions of Animation: Re-Edits programme at Hungarian Animation Film Festival Anilogue.

PAF will introduce Czech video art working with re-editing of already existing movies:

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We are proud to announce that PAF - Festival of Film Animation has this year become a partner with German internet gallery Fach & Asendorf (Ole Fach, Kim Asendorf), that will also participate on the festival programme.

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The graphic design of PAF 2013 was processed by Fiume Std – the graphic studio without a studio and graphics. Never established.

The visual conception – in the same way as in the previous years – works with mingling of main festival thematic sections including Kinetics of Image and Colourful 50s.

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Into the final ten of Other Visions competiton has been selected following works and authors:

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19 November 2013 in Theatre K3 at the Art Centre of Palacký University Olomouc  was held the press conference for 12th PAF – Festival of Film Animation and contemporary art, which will take place from 5th to 8th of December 2013.

In the presence of the press was introduced the forthcoming programme of 12th PAF as well as its main year-round activities.

 

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PAF ANNOUNCES VJING WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE OPEN CALL

mediabaze.cz presents: LUNCHMEAT VISUALS WORKSHOP (taking place within the festival programme)

Dec 6 and 7, 2013, UC UP, Atelier of Graphic Design 10am–6pm

 

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In mid-November 2013, PAF will introduce the publications from its editorial series PAF Edition at Independent Publishing Fair KIOOSK held in Kraków, Poland. To the selling fair with workshops and lectures we are bringing all our so far published books.

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The third publication which was published within the PAF Edition is the first part chronologically, however, the last part to be presented: Křehké kino (Fragile Cinema) by Martin Mazanec.

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This year we have invited the British pioneer of computer-based animation, Ernest Edmonds, who has studied mathematics and philosophy and works as a professor at many academic institutions. Since the end of the 1960s Ernest Edmonds has dealt with computer-based animated images.

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S radostí informujeme, že poslední publikace z PAF Edice: Genderové stereotypy v animované tvorbě Walta Disneyho byla uvedena do prodeje .

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The author of PAF 2013 radio spot is Czech artist Roman Štětina.

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At the end of October the Festival of Film Animation will be introduced in Brno within the ECHO cycle (presentation of festivals) organized by UNTR, the local cultural base. Marie Meixnerová and Tomáš Javůrek will introduce PAF in both reminiscent and anticipatory way.

With regard to original grasp of moving image structure and content anticipation, the program will be entitled Tausendjahrekino.

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PAF comes to the Moving Image Festival Screen City, held during October 25–27th 2013 in Stavanger/Sandnes, Norway. In programme Animated Cities curated by Eliška Děcká and Sylva Poláková, the Norway spectators will experience the thumbnail of the PAF 2012 programme section Urbanism Animated.

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PAF invites to another exhibition in Vitrina Deniska premises, this time entitled CONFERENCE. The exhibition aims to interconnect significant personalities of the art scene, artists, professors, theorists, performers, colleagues and friends who are going to meet in Olomouc to attend the conference named "Action and Reaction – performative aspects in the contemporary arts" which is organized by the Department of Art Education, Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc and which takes place from the 24th to the 25th of October 2013 in the Theatre Hall, Art Centre of Palacký University.

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Following PAF program at Crosstalk video art festival in Budapest, where last month several screenings of Other Visions videos were exercised, three-week "best-off" Crosstalk exhibition now begun, in newly born non-commercial Higgs Field gallery space in the very centre of Budapest.

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PAF recommends conference Cinema Live!, organized by the Centre of Audiovisual Studies FAMU (FAMU CAS) during the Signal! festival (17 to 20 October 2013, the City of Prague) that will be held already this Friday at Smetanovo nábřeží (FAMU building), Prague. The conference will present various views on the cinema through fine art, VJing, video mapping and performance. Among the speakers will be e.g. members of PAF team and the research project Mediabáze.cz.

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NEONE, the Prague pop-up club, emerged thanks to the "visual label, creative studio and the organization for cultural events" Lunchmeat. Despite its short existence it is already known as a magic place in which moving images are crawling along the walls and beats do not fade away.

Therefore it is honour for PAF to fill one of these distinguished evenings with its own programme.

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This year's PAF will offer six programme sections prepared by the experts on the given field. It is a great honour for us that the main programme section, which characterizes the Czechoslovak visual culture of the socialistic 1950s, will be dramaturgically prepared by Pavel Ryška.

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Recently we have informed about the release of new PAF Edition publication called Gender Stereotypes in Walt Disney Animation with silver mirror book cover.

While the publication is only slowly heading to the counters of booksellers, and in December will be available for purchase also at our festival, it is already possible to make a pre-order or reservation of your own copy.

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This September is being released other from expert publications published in our PAF Edition. This time, the team of researchers focused on gender stereotypes in classic animated film.

Do you want to learn the secrets of Disney's "crack for five years old"? Do you find the beauty stereotype interesting? Do you want to learn, among other things, how is the sexual orientation related to ideology? Then read the collective monograph Gender Stereotypes in Walt Disney Animation: Ideology, Queer, Discursive Analysis that speaks to the reader a clear message and does not mince words with the animated heroes of our childhood.

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/Zagreb 26.–29. 9. 2013/

PAF recommends thematically related festival 25 FPS. Festival 25 FPS, held annually in Croatian city of Zagreb, screens independent and non-commercial films which innovatively explore the possibilities of cinematic language, narration and the medium itself, cross film types and genres and broaden the notion of film as art.

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Between 24 and 28 September 2013 in Olomouc will take place already traditional September event – video mapping festival SEPTEMBEAM – Competition of European videomapping teams and light design shows.

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PAF sincerely invites you to the event in Vitrina Deniska. By the new exposition lasting from the 19th September to the 17th October, Vitrina Deniska encourages passers-by to think about political and religious conflicts of the present time. The showcase stylization in form of a wedding, i.e. a symbol of human unity and new future life, calls for reflections on possibilities of coexistence of various religious groups and distinctive or even hateful attitude towards each other. Paradoxically it is the faith what should lead up to bringing people together in mutual love and respect.

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Other Visions 2013 invite the authors to submit their works. The one and only competition section of Festival of Film Animation aims to map the current production of moving images of film and video in the Czech Republic, concentrating on the works that lie on the boundary of animation, experimental cinema and video art. The selection of final ten is every year unique thanks to the interest divergence of authorized curators, who select the final ten works nominated for the competition.

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PAF has started cooperation with Hungarian festival Crosstalk. For our new partner we have prepared three program blocks of Czech videos, each for every festival day. Apart from Other Visions 2012 selection, the screen of Budapest TOLDI Art Cinema will experience also curatorial selection by Alexandr Jančík Other visions of Czech Animation, and video works by Czech artist Petr Krátký, who will personally introduce his video block as special guest of PAF.

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We are proud to announce that the curator for Other Visions 2013 is visual artist, director and teacher David Kořínek.

Other Visions are the competition section of Festival of Animation, Olomouc, since 2007. The competition aims to map the current production of moving images of film and video in the Czech Republic, concentrating on the works that lie on the boundary of animation, experimental cinema and video art.

The selection of final ten is every year unique thanks to the interest divergence of authorized curators, who select the final ten works nominated for the competition.

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PAF sincerely invites you to Peter Liška's exhibition Now in Vitrína Deniska, Olomouc. Tied within space and time. The designer Peter Liška's experience with museum exhibitions is visible also in his independent production. He has been deeply interested in showcases for a long time. Immediately after the opening, which takes place on Monday, the 26th of August, there will be the traditional presentation of the artist's work.

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Also this year PAF organizes the traditional summer event – an audio-visual party at the abandoned bridge in Ostopovice near Brno. Mild August dusk will be sweetened with open-air cinema and concerts of Orlak, Palermo and TEVE; refreshments will be offered by Café Tungsram mobile yurt. 

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As we have informed recently, the second publication published within the PAF Edition during this year – Michal Pěchouček: Studio – was launched at the end of May.

The illustrated catalogue of one of the most significant Czech visual artist is accompanied by Czech-English theoretical texts about his work (M. Mazanec, S. Poláková, M. Škabraha, R. Wohlmuth, M. Zdeňková).

PAF now gives the opportunity to get this publication in "advance sale" for very special price

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During her art residence in August, the Czech Internet artist (c) merry intends to create the first Facebook sculpture, proceeding from this network’s structural material and principles as well as its audience. The artwork ideologically follows  structural and metrical filmsand ornamental sound experiments by Oskar Fischinger.

There will also be a pleasant surprise for PAF fans…

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We sincerely invite you to the exhibition of Czech artist Tereza Sochorová Morning Twilight / Evening Dawn in Vitrína Deniska, Olomouc.

Within the context of her own production, Tereza Sochorová will introduce herself by means of *morning twilight / evening dawn* exhibition referring to the certain perversity of nature.

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Also this year, Festival of Film Animation PAF will come to Žilina, Slovakia to the International Animation Festival Fest Anča, this time to introduce its publishing activities.

In PAF Edition are released not only anthologies, catalogues and translation publications, but also authorial and artistic publications, DVDs, CDs or Vinyl. This year already our edition managed to experience several quality additions about which you'll be informed in further details soon.

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Festival of Film animation PAF will come in the last weekend in June to Luhačovice. In this town of spas, the visitors of the multi-genre festival Luhovaný Vincent will meet the secrets of the world of Internet Art.

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Already this weekend PAF is going to attend the multicultural festival Fool's Days. The block of Czech videos, which appeared within Other Visions 2012 competition selection, will be introduced in the park of the Veselí nad Moravou Castle.

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A release party of another book published by the PAF Edition 2013 took place today in Prague – an image catalogue of Michal Pechoucek's work and Czech-English anthology of his work was revealed in the Gallery 35M2.

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13.-17. 5. 2013

Film Hall: Art Centre of Palacký University , (3rd floor), Univerzitní 3, Olomouc

The parent organization of the Festival of Film Animation, Pastiche Filmz civic association, will introduce the retrospective devoted to the film work of the internationally famous personality of the Czech animation, the late surrealist Jan Švankmajer, called BACKWARDS.

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PAF 2012 by Andy Fehu

The official documentary of PAF 11th year, 6–9 December 2012

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The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague prepared Jonas Mekas' exhibition which introduces the work of this ninety-year old film avant-garde legend. The exhibition called ...As I am Moving Ahead...Glimpses of the Past Linger... takes place under the supervision of the curator Jaroslav Anděl from the 24th of January to the 22nd of April 2013.

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The Other Visions Competition aims to map the audio-visual work within the Czech context. Out of the 54 registered works, this year's curator Dušan Zahoranský, the visual artist and pedagogue, selected ten final "moving images" which then competed for the Main Award, Audience Award and Jury's honourable mention. The announcement of the winners of the sixth year of the Other Visions section took place during the closing ceremony on Sunday, 9th of December 2012.

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The fourth day of the festival will introduce the emerging Czechoslovakia 38–89 project which combines elements of interactive comics and computer games in non-traditional way. The resulting application presents the key periods of the Czech history of the second half of the 20th century. The Aport Animation section will also include the Slovak artist and...

 

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The Saturday’s programme will be opened by the cultural geographer Petr Gibas and the visual artist Veronika Zapletalová who will introduce the phenomenon of summerhouses and gardening. After their lectures, a block of short animated films will follow. Before the screening of…

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The Friday programme of PAF will be opened by the city planner and theorist Mirjam Struppek who will introduce the block of short film dealing with the theme of big cities. Mirjam Struppek will also give a lecture focused on media facades within which she will speak about infrastructure and intergration in city environment. Urbanism Animated, this year’s main programme section, will also offer…

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The programme of the 11th year of the Festival of Film Animation will be opened by the
vernissages. Kristýna Lutzová's loginlogout, which thematizes the boundary between real and virtual worlds, will take place in the Gallery U Mloka. Opening of Petr Krátký's 1/16 will take place in Vitrína Deniska and PAF 2012 opening ceremony will follow. The ceremony includes opening of the group exhibition Model. Urbanism Animated, which thematizes a model of a city space and its interiors in an imaginary urban scheme.

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It is not the question of legitimacy that is among the highly sensitive issues concerning net art toady, but rather its documentation and preservation. These topics have to be taken with urgency since the delicate artworks are constantly dealing with the threat of, due to the unstable nature of the Internet and development of technology, not ever again being perceived the way originally intended. The participants will be introduced to the project net.artdatabase.org initiated by constantdullaart.com (Constant Dullaart) and curatingyoutube.net (Robert Sakrowski) that is focused on Contextualizing Internet-based Art, its collaborative documenting and archiving.

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The Festival of Film Animation will be introduced at the Anilogue festival in Budapest; there will be a presentation and screening of 10 Czech films from 2007–2011 (Other Visions of Czech Animation) selected by a curator and 10 contemporary Polish films selected in a national competition (Young Polish Animation). Caution! Freshly Animated is a common project of PAF and the Polish Animation Now! festival.

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Festival jingle for PAF 2012 made by Fiume Std

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The graphic design of the 11th Festival of Film Animation was again made by Fiume Std, the graphic studio without a studio and graphics.

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On-line accreditation for the eleventh year of the Festival of Film Animation has started, along with the possibility of payments other than cash, it will be opened until December the 3rd 2012. After this date you can get accreditation and pay on the spot – in Art Centre of Palacký University ("Konvikt"), namely from the 6th of December onwards.

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PAF will be introduced at the 53rd year of the international short fiction film festival BRNO16 (formerly Brno Sixteen) which will be held from the 8th to 10th November 2012. The Festival of Film Animation will present Daniel Pitín's and Roman Štětina's selected works entitled ANIMATION, RE-EDITS, RUDOLF H.

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Vilém Novák's project "Them" (31st October – 20th December 2012, Youth Gallery, Brno) concludes the year-long curatorial programme of Fragile Cinema, the partner of PAF. In his own programmed environment, Novák let evolve many creatures during an artificial evolution and thus he intentionally refers to attempts of the graphic designer and developer Karel Sims who, however, did not try to observe similar creatures in their mutual interactions.

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The Czech premieres of two films will take place at the 11th year of the Festival of Film Animation. The festival visitors should be well aware of the filmmakers' names.

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The Austrian experimental filmmaker and thinker Peter Kubelka (*1934), who introduced his work at PAF 2008 in person, is now presenting ANTIPHON (2012, 6.24 min), a part of a larger work called MONUMENT FILM (2012, 90 min). Kubelka is thus going back to his film Arnulf Rainer (1960, 6.24 min) which is constituted by four basic elements: light and darkness, sound and silence. Now, more than 50 years later, Kubelka makes Antiphon, a remake of Arnulf Rainer. It is a parallel film and all the elements are in opposite form – light becomes darkness, silence becomes sound, positive becomes negative and negative becomes positive. MONUMENT FILM will be premiered within the 50th year of the New York Film Festival, on the 8th of October 2012. Then it will be presented at Viennale that takes place from the 25th of October to the 7th of November 2012.

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Other Visions 2012 curator: Dušan Zahoranský

The competition and curatorial selection Other Visions tries to make the current Czech audio-visual production, which lies on the boundary of visual art, video art and animation, more accessible already for the sixth year. Any classical animation, work with manipulated image, text, section of feature film, record of performance etc. is accepted. Consequently, the work with film and video moving images in their largest scale is expected.

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PAF is looking for young Czech artists, who are currently active in the sphere of Internet art. On the occasion of program section devoted to net art, PAF seeks after young generation of Czech net artists. Our aim is to create awareness about the existence of young Internet art in the Czech Republic among general public, curators, as well as artists themselves, since there is no big tradition of Internet art in the Czech Republic and individual artists are not organized to the extent common abroad. The result is the apparent 'invisibility' of Czech net art, which is limited to independent art projects, often hitting the misrecognition and misunderstanding, preventing artists from continuity of work.

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PAF recommends Petra Herotová's exhibition in Vitrína Deniska: Věnováno umělci: brýle a koláč (Dedicated to the Artist: glasses and a cake). The opening will take place on Sunday the 16 th of September , 3 pm, at Vitrína Deniska, Olomouc.

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PAF participates on yearlong curatorial program Fragile Cinema in Youth Gallery (Galerie Mladých), Brno. The fourth exhibition is a project by Jiří Kotrla 'Ordinary Language'.

Opening of the exhibition will take place on Tuesday, 4th of September, 5.30 pm.

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(3. – 4. 8. 2012)

Czech music group Table will present their new repertoire at the 1 st Alt30 Festival in Čabiny, Slovakia (3rd to 4th of August, 2012). Their debut album, EP We Are Not Longer The Same (2010), was produced by Festival of film animation, Olomouc (PAF) and has strongly resonated within the critical community and supporters of synthpop and electronic music. The Table duo (Dominik Gajarský and Roman Štětina) and PAF cooperate on a long-term basis, one of the results of this cooperation alsobeing current set of music videos called SOUNDS, CLIPS, VIDEO that will also be presented at the Festival Alt30.

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The exhibition of Czech artist, musician and set designer Dominik Gajarský DOCUMENT MECHANIC takes as its inspiration real environments and stylized moments from life of distinct personality of Czechoslovak interwar period, a dance choreographer and representative of modern dance, Milča Mayerová.

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The Festival of Film Animation will have its festival echoes in Granada, Spain. On Wednesday 11 th of April, the Spanish audience will be presented with compilation of ten videos from Other Visions competition, "Caution! Freshly animated". On Thursday, there will be screening of Re-edits, series of appropriations that recycle, update and deconstruct the image of already existing films or other visual works.

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Tomáš Dvořák (Floex) and Dan Gregor (Initi) have published detailed documentation of theirarchitectonic musical instrument Archifon I., interactive installation made for the Olomouc Baroquede-baptized chapel, that was presented in December at PAF.

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PAF 2011 by Andy Fehu

The official documentary of PAF 10th year, 8–11 December 2011

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A short playful video entitled ROTOPIFPAF made by means of rotoscoping technique originated as a result of an intensive PAF 2011workshop. Under supervision of animators Martin Búřil and Matúš Vizár, the group of registered participants used individual fragments of live action (both already existing sequences, e.g. from Matrix and visual production of WWW musical formation, and their own recordings) and successively redrew into animation.

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new year, PAF will be held again.

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The curatorial Other Visions competition that oriented towards mapping audio-visual production in the Czech context, has announced this year's winners. Pavel Ryška, this year's curator, selected 10 films to be screened at the festival out of the 46 that were registered. The international jury consisting of Bob Sabiston, Iván Forgács and Birgitt Wagner gave the award to Alexandra Moralesová for her audio-visual work Skin (2011) and she thus becomes the first female award winner in the five year history of the competition.

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PAF Thursday – Matěj Al Ali and Tomáš Moravec's vernissage of the Competition: Other Visions project, the premiere of Dan Gregor and Tomáš Dvořák's Archifon, Richard Loskot's installation, Anna Balážová and Katarína Hládeková's vernissage, Martin Fafejta's relationships and roles, lowii concert and many others.

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PAF Friday – lectures and screening about beauty, Snow White, Betty Boop, presentation of darkness and light of screening rooms. Two new Martin Arnold's videos will be introduced; you can also visit performance Kinéma, Tim Hecker's concert, Anthony McCalls's screening without any screen, DJ Floex and many others.

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The physiologist Jan Mareš will analyse flicker film and his great-aunt's home cinema will be introduced by the theoretician Martina Pachmanová on Saturday. There will be also the concert of Kangding Ray, Martin Kohout's Linear Manual, Martina Pavlátová, Archifon in the chapel, audio-visual performance Stocznia, night stroboscopic noise and 20 more programme items.

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Brief invitation for each festival day. We are beginning with the last one. There will be the premiere of Zorya project (Floex and Veronika Vlková) in Olomouc. Pavel Sterec will introduce the performance entitled Evening Star, Rafani's new film about nights and darkness in Prague will be screened, Matěj Dostálek will speak about Scrooge McDuck. All installations, loops and screenings will be on. There will be a party in Vertigo Club. More information here.

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Rotoscopic PAF 2011 JINGLE created by Tereza Sochorová, Jan Žalio anf Filip Cenek (Fiume Std)

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The curator of the competition Other Visions 2011, Pavel Ryška, chose the final ten films to be screened and installed at PAF. In the international jury will be the American animator Bob Sabiston, representative of Austrian festival Tricky Women, Birgitt Wagner, and Hungarian artist Iván Forgács. The award will be donated by Adobe company, the Audience Award remains surprise.

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Scholar Martina Pachmanová will in her lecture introduce the home cinema of Milada Marešová from the 1920s. Coincidentally, the nephew of Mrs. Marešová will be present at PAF - doc. MUDr. Jan Mareš, CSc., head of the Department of Normal, Pathological and Clinical Physiology at the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, who will in the lecture on flicker films by Paul Sharits talk about the physiognomy of sight.

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During PAF will, for the very first time in the Czech Republic, perform French visual artist and musician David Lettelier aka Kangding Ray, who refers to his music as "conceptual bass music" and on his records enjoys the cooperation with Ben Frost or Alva Noto. Ray is one of the youngest in German label Rater-Noton. His show, as well as the presentation of visuals and animations he is using during concerts, will both take place on Saturday 10th of December.

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PAF actively supports also laureate activity and Václav Stratil's Award intended for artists over 35 years old. This year's finalists are Milena Dopitová, Dalibor Chatrný, Krištof Kintera, Jan Merta, Viktor Pivovarov and Tomáš Vaněk. The activity "Artist Has Sense" originated in 2007 from the need to highlight artists worthy of being authorities for the young generation and who deserves respect. After Jiří Kovanda, Vladimír Skrepl, ADriena Šimotová, and the artistic duo Lukáš Jasanský and Martin Polák, the fifth guarantor of the award is Václav Stratil.

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The workshop of rotoscopy takes place under the leadership of Martin Búřil and Matúš Vizár. At first, participants make a short record that will serve as material for rotoscopy processing. Content of the individual film fields will be redrawn by means of graphical tablet. As a result there will be a short clip reflecting skills and style of all participants. The final form will be shown within the closing ceremony on Sunday, 11th of December 2011.

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The on-line accreditation for the tenth year of the Festival of Film Animation is opened from the 1st of November to the 2nd of December (together with the possibility of credit transfer). After this date you can make your accreditation at spot – in the Art Centre of Palacký University (Konvikt) from Thursday, 8th of December 2011.

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The second section of this year's PAF: Light and darkness are the essential elements of moving pictures creation. Fascination with pre-cinematographic principles of animation is reflected in image projection, light animation of interwar avant-garde and also utopian projects of the present day. The section is devoted to non-traditional animation techniques and focuses on light editing, animation of luminous objects and construction of screening premises.

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Thanks to its pleasant visual appeal, traditional narrative animation can easily confuse the audience through its appearance because at first sight it might seem to be light-headed children's amusement. Similarly the term "gender" in the Czech environment is often distortedly presented as some kind of alien bogey.

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Deadline for Competition: Other Visions selection is definitely postponed to the 31st of October 2011. The final ten competition works selected by the curator Pavel Ryška will be announced on the 25th of November 2011. The artist and animation historian Pavel Ryška has been selecting from more than 40 videos and films so far. Your questions and works send to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Topics of this year's PAF correspond with the names of individual sections: GOYS AND BIRLS IN ANIMATION, LIGHT AND DARKNESS OF LIVE ANIMATION, PAF REWIND: ROTOSCOPY, COMPETITION: OTHER VISIONS, PAF CULT, APORT ANIMATION, KONVIKT RESIDENT. More details about individual sections and graphic design will be released during following hours and days.

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Other Visions competition is a curatorial selection of audio visual works. It aims to appreciate and to popularize the work of professionals as well as amateurs that penetrate through artistic and film scene in an original way. Other Visions dramaturgy searches for both visually and narratively original projects on the border of arts, video art and animation. The competition is implemented within the framework of the Festival of Film Animation that however works with category of animation within much wider interpretative framework than it is usual. Any classical animation, work with manipulated image, text, sequences of feature films and record of a performance are also accepted. Thus the work with moving image of film and video in the widest possible grasp is expected.

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ACTUALLY | PAF OSTOPOVICE 30th August 2013

The last summer event will be an open air party with Café Tungsram in Ostopovice near Brno. Saturday, 10th of September, together with Table, Pjoni & Ink Midget, VJ Věra Lukášová, VJ Kolouch, open air cinema etc. The location is reachable by Brno public transport.

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PAF returned from Svátek bláznů and Fest Anča, Žilina and continues in summer tour through Czech and Slovak festivals. On Sunday, 24th of July, PAF appears at the 37th year of Summer Film School, Uherské Hradiště. Few-day PAF programme in Uherské Hradiště becomes a festival of contemporary Czech as well as Slovak arts of moving picture art as well as portfolio of current trends and tendencies within manipulation with moving picture in galleries and cinemas.

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During June and July PAF appears in several towns participating in one-day as well as few-day events, parties, concerts, festivals: Břeclav (Piksla), Luhačovice (Vincent), Žilina (Fest Anča), Uherské Hradiště (Summer Film School) ... and for August an event with Čestmír form Brno Tungsram Café is being planned.

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Pjoni & Ink Midget's album official launch party takes place on the 10th of June in Meetfactory, Prague. WWW, Napszyklad, Midi Lidi DJs perform at that party too.

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The Festival of Film Animation and visual arts PAF took place from the 8th to the14th of May 2011; it was so far the greatest PAF event organized abroad. Within the framework of nine programme blocks, the New York audience became familiarized with Czech audio visual production of 2000 – 2010. The programme consisted of screenings in movie theatres, concerts, audio visual performances and installations in collaboration with New York artists, galleries and movie theatres of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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PAF invites you to an exhibition opening in The Brno House of Arts, where on Tuesday, the 3rd of May an opening of exhibition called Vystavovatel a jeho diváci ("The Exhibitor and His Spectators") takes place. Martin Mazanec, programme coordinator of PAF, participated in the project as a curator. The exhibition can be seen until the 12th of June 2011.

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PAF recommends a partner Olomouc festival AFO that is focused on popular science film production. AFO begins on Tuesday 12th of April, more details here.

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PAF edition in cooperation with labels Exitab and f341 release the desired first album of Ink Midget a Pjoni on the 20th of April. The untitled debut is published in three distributional formats.

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PAF is going to present its programme in various places of New York every day from the 8th of May to the 14th of May 2011. Details will follow.

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The visual artist Michal Pěchouček opens his so far largest exhibition entitled Lessons in Art (The Stone Bell, Prague) on the 15th of March. The conception of the exhibition is composed of two parts, two lessons devoted to the method of filmogram and the theme of Time for Bed. Pavel Švec and Viktor Takáč are the guests of the exhibition.

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The selection of Other Visions 2010 is be available in Brno Café Tungsram. from the 1st of March 2011. The project is supported by mediabaze.cz.

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Andy Fehu made a documentary film about the last year's PAF; you can watch it right now.

 

 

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The shop was expanded and reopened, more information here. You can buy Mikeš, Kubelka, islands, colors, posters as well as nations.

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In cooperation with Gallery 36 and Gallery U Mloka, Matěj Smetana's (until 1st January
2011) and Anežka Hošková's (until 27th January 2011) exhibitions were arranged. We invite
you to Exhibition Grounds in park as well as to Lafayette Street.

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The 9th year of the Festival of Film Animation (PAF) has ended. During the four festival days, the audience had the opportunity to watch 172 films grouped into 54 sections. The British cult director Peter Greenaway, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for moving picture cinematography, was the most distinguished guest of the festival. Carsten Nicolai aka Alva Noto, one of the most significant contemporary audiovisual artists, is among those artists who introduced themselves to the Czech Republic for the first time. Another outstanding event was the world premiere of the gallery video Soft Palate by the Austrian experimentalist Martin Arnold, who preferred Olomouc's premiere to premieres at the Berlin and Rotterdam festivals.

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The Brno artist David Možný's film Rahova became the winner of the Other Visions competition section. The three-member jury appreciated this film for its excellence, conceptually and technically, in image and sound. According to the jury, the film composites an inside view into the architecture and the elements of construction showing the vulnerability of a formerly pre-fabricated living environment. It shows dystopia in a playful way, rather than depressing. Rahova was also awarded by the audience.

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PAF doporučuje velkolepou výstavu Olomoucké baroko, která se odehrává v Arcidiecézním muzeu Olomouc, Muzeu moderního umění a Vlastivědném muzeu.

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Within the festival of film animation preparations, we made interviews with several artists whose answers will be successively publicized. Peter Greenaway, Martin Arnold, Carsten Nicolai, Aaron Meyers, Georgij Bagdasarov were among the addressed persons. We are beginning with Tomáš Vaněk.

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PAF in Olomouc will be the first occasion of the contemporary visual arts' exhibition. Pavla Sceranková (SK), Jiří Thýn (CZ), Matúš Vizár (SK), Aaron Meyers (US), Martin Búřil and Zdeněk Durdil (CZ), Jan Šrámek (CZ), Anežka Hošková (CZ), Matěj Smetana (CZ) will represent the artists. The exhibitions and installations will take place in Konvikt, Gallery U Mloka and in the premises of 36.

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The only map of art in the Czech Republic will introduce its cinema trailers produced by Josef
Bolf, Michal Pěchouček, Pavel Švec, Viktor Takáč etc, during the festival in Olomouc.

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For the last Olomouc city cinema "Metropol" PAF made the most intense festival programme.Peter Greenaway, Carsten Nicolai aka Alva Noto, The Little Witch, Mikeš the Tomcat etc are going to be on scene. Up to 540 seats for each show.

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UTAJENÉ OSTROVY ČESKÉ, lektoři a animátoři: Anna Pankiewicz (PL) Marcin Kaproń (PL). V duchu náplně letošní sekce OSTROVY ANIMACE, která se zaměří na kontroverzní či choulostivé otázky dotýkající se problematiky jedince, společnosti a národa, se ponese i workshop polských animátorů.

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This year festival's trailer was produced by Fiume studio, the best resolution below:

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This year competition's curator, Sylva Poláková, was selecting from almost 80 films and videos; ten finalists were divided into three sections. This year PAF jury will consist of the American film maker and gallery owner Pip Chodorov, the head of the Vienna sixpackfilm Brigitta Burger-Utzer, and the Slovak film theorist and managing editor of "Kino-Ikon" magazine Martin Kaňuch. The award will bedonated by Adobe company.

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Zdeněk Durdil and Martin Búřil are going to install their piece of work in the premises of Konvikt. So called sourceless animation originated during the work on demanding animation of Zdeněk Sklenář's book illustrations accompanying the legends of Monkey King.

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Alena Kupčíková's project DYS will be introduced within this year PAF. While examining the world
from the point of view of dyslexics and dysgraphics, this multimedia playful project effectively uses
animation, photography and video.

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The premiere of Martin Arnold's new film Soft Palate (2010) will take place at this year PAF. Martin Arnold refused offers from Berlin, Cannes and Rotterdam, and chose PAF instead!

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The poster of this year PAF was for the first time introduced in Jihlava. Successively, it will be presented at various places in various cities: November 11 in Žilina, November 4 in Vienna, November 8 in Prague, November 9 in Olomouc, November 15 in Zlín, November 18 in Poznań, November 20 in Brno, November 22 in Lisboa, November 25 in Berlin, November 30 in Paris etc.

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Accreditations and tickets to this year PAF are activated since 2010-10-25. It is possible to buy an extra ticket to the opening ceremony with Peter Greenaway and to the concert of Alva Noto in Metropol movie house. You can also book a ticket to the Peter Greenaways' lecture, because its capacity will be limited.

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Within the presentation of the Other Visions competition, PAF collaborates with Aaron Meyers on its web appearance. The artist participated for example in the creation of Radiohead's House of Cards video clip. He also interactively visualized the cover of Flying Lotus' album.

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In many respects, this year PAF will be an exclusive event. The festival will be visited by Tomáš Pospiszyl, who is going to give a presentation on Zdeněk Pešánek (1896 – 1965) – the famous personality of interwar avant-garde, "colour music" and Czech audiovisual art.

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The Czech artist Daniel Pitín, whose film "Lost Architect" was awarded in 2009 within the Other Visions section, became a resident in Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York. Pitín is going to spend the whole autumn in the USA, and after his stay, the individual exhibition will take place in that famous institution.

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The British film director and the visual artist Peter Greenaway will be a guest of PAF. He is going to speak about his own installation projects, VJing and further options of the animation and film. Neither his introduction to the film nor his lectures will be of the same kind as those he had held during his two previous visits of the Czech Republic.

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Alva Noto will become the main guest of the Colour Music Section. The audiovisual concert will take place in Metropol Cinema which is said (by Ryoji Ikeda) to have spatial qualities and the acoustic comparable with a recording studio. Friday, December 10, 2010.

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On occasion of the Festival of Film Animation (PAF) Brno Café Tungsram is moving into Olomouc for four days – from December 9 to December 12, 2010.

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Partnership project MEDIABÁZE.CZ is launching the video exhibition in the Café Tungsram, on September 29, 2010. Mediabáze.cz is the project focused on research, propagation and Czech audiovisual art distribution. Its outputs are continuously being released on www.mediabaze.cz and presented as the curatorial exhibitions and programmes in cinemas, galleries and other premises.

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The Festival of Animation appeal on registration of films into the competition called Other Vision 2010. The curatorship of this year's selection of films was given to Sylvia Poláková who is theorist of New Arts. Films and videos can be sent to the address of the festival till November 10, 2010.

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PAF 2009 graphic design, depicting an owl as a dominant motif, has been chosen to participate in the 24th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2010 Poster, Corporate Identity, Informational and Advertising Design 22/6—24/10/2010 and is on display in the Moravian Gallery in Brno. The work of Filip Cenek and Magdalena Hrubá thus appeared among the works of the world famous artists such as for instance Stefan Sagmeister, Philippe Apeloig or Erich Brechbühl.

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From 13th to 18th April 2010 Olomouc will be the place of the 45th year of the International Festival of Science Documentary Films Academia Film Olomouc that is organized under the patronage of the Palacký University and the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies.

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PAF program managers have prepared a block of contemporary Czech animation for the OFAFA festival in Poland.

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PAF will present its program for the first time in Paris from 14th – 15th March 2010. Two days of screenings and live audiovisual performances will take place in Saint Merry Church and Le centre tchèque de Paris.

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The Prague Centre for Contemporary Art DOX hosted the presentation of the Festival of Film Animation and the Other Visions competition.

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The Secret of Kells and Up presented at PAF 2009 were among the nominated films for this year's Oscars.

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The 15 December Thuesday of the Good Morning with the Czech Television was dedicated to animated film, the invitation for a discussion was accepted by the programme manager Kateřina Surmanová on behalf of the whole PAF team.

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The judges, Ivan Ladislav Galeta, Mia Makela and Martin Arnold, chose their favourite ones from the ten audiovisual works that the visitors had the opportunity to see during the whole Festival of Film Animation at the Attic Gallery of the Art Centre, Palacký University, Konvikt.

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On Saturday at 5 p.m., the visitors of the Film Auditorium had the opportunity to watch a series of videos of this year's PAF Cult, the Croatian renaissance artist and pedagogue, Ivan Ladislav Galeta.

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The eight year of the Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc has been underway since yesterday. The visitors were welcomed by programme managers of individual sections as well as by the director of the festival Alexandr Jančík at the opening ceremony at the Atrium (Art Center of the Palacký University, Konvikt).

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A lecture of the Austrian theoretician Franziska Bruckner, focusing on animated film, will take place at 2 p.m. at the Film Auditorium. She will introduce the visitors the methods and approaches of the avantgarde towards animation.

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The following links enable you to watch and listen to interviews with the PAF organizers.

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During the whole Festival of Film Animation the visitors will have the opportunity to see an interactive installation SWING(1) of the audiovisual artist Martin Blažíček at the Centre of Arts of the Palacký University at Konvikt.

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2 December was the unofficial beginning of the 8th year of the Festival of Film Animation Olomouc 2009. Since then the exhibition hall of the Gallery U Mloka has been hosting a vernissage called Two Cups of Tea, which presents the production of comics of the Prague artist and scenographer TOY_BOX

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While so-called mocap (motion capture) is a useful assistant within the sphere of computer games, military or science, it still arouses inconsistent reactions within the context of animated film, and many theoreticians (including audience) still cannot accept this technology. Is it really such a controversal matter?

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We know the finalists of the third year of the competition for films and videos on the border of animation and videoart. They are experienced authors as well as new and promising creators of the Czech art scene.

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The attempt to describe and notionally separate visual context of club scene is the ambition of this year's "accompanying programme" within the framework of Live Animation section. You will have the opportunity to attend several concerts: 1A2V1, Pjoni & Ink Midget + tvprodukt, Kazety, and Like She. Historically first experimental VJ forum will take place at the very noon of the festival's Sunday.

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The artist Michal Pěchouček presented twice his selection of contemporary Czech video during the past years of the festival. This time he comes back within the Aport Animation section to christen his DVDPater Noster Video Stories. It is a video-monography, symbolizing in a certain way the closure of several phases of video production of this artist.

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Last year PAF hosted the presentation of an international project with the working title Brendan and the Secret of Kells that had originated under production and artistic supervision of a small, independent Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon.

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Record twenty films have been nominated for the Oscar for the best Animated Feature Film this year. You will have the opportunity to see five of them at this year's PAF. It is Mary and Max (Australia), A Town Called Panic (Belgium, France, Luxembourg), Up (USA), 9 (USA), and The Secret of Kells (Ireland, France, Belgium)

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Mia Makela aka SOLU is another confirmed guest of our festival. She is a Finnish pedagogue, curator, and artist specialized in media and so-called Live Cinema (simultaneous creation of sound and image in real time), whose work has been characterized as „dark visual delirium" and „digital version of William Blake's poetry".

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Simon Bogojević Narath, the art director of the progressive Bonobo studio from Zagreb that is engaged in production and distribution of animated and experimental films, will be one of the representatives of contemporary Croatian animation. The studio was founded in 2008 after the end of the Kenges studio that had successfully functioned in this field for almost ten years.

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Ivan Ladislav Galeta, the Croatian filmmaker, performer, experimentalist, and pedagogue, will be one of the main guests of this year's Festival of Film Animation. Although his name is quite unknown in our country, he is a crucial figure in the history of animation and generally the film art, which is evidenced by his work being displayed in prestigious cultural institutions, e.g. in the Centre Pompidou in Paris, where he has five films.

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Soutěž 8. Přehlídky animovaného filmu

Competition of the Festival of Film Animation
The competition OTHER VISIONS intends to honour and make accessible the work of professionals and amateurs who permeate through both the cinematographic and graphic scene.

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Last year's winner of the "Other Visions 008" competition, Martin Kohout (Pash*), exhibits in the gallery Entrance in Prague until 18th October 2009. The exhibition's title is the Directionless Motion.

 

 

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Písek 25th September, Prague 1st – 3rd OctoberProjections, Schools of animation, workshops, exhibitons.

PAF's associated festival AniFest invites all friends of animated films to a costless meeting with the best from this year's festival.

 

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Contemporary animation, Zlín Exhibition Object of animation. Third sense. The Regional Visual Art Gallery in Zlín, 30th September – 15th November 2009

Concept: F. Cenek, J. Havlíček, M. Mazanec

Authors: F. Cenek & J. Havlíček, M. Kohout, R. Přikryl, P. Sceranková, P. Strouhal, J. Šrámek, V. Takáč, M. Vančát, V. Vaněk, J. Žalio

The opening is on Tuesday, 29th September, at 5 p.m.

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Organisator of PAF, the non-government organisation PASTICHE FILMZ, is a patron of film program of several autumn evenings in the open area of La Fabrika in Prague. Petr Vlček, member of the organisation, who cooperates with Polish film institutions and festivals in long term, has formed a representative selection of contemporary Polish animation.

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One of the confirmed exclusive guests of this year's Festival of Film Animation (10th – 13th December) will be the Austrian visual artist and experimental filmmaker Martin Arnold. He has become famous especially for his work with so called found footage and fragments of classical Hollywood genre films, in which he reveals unthought images that are normally hidden, thanks to additional editing. Arnold changes e.g. shots of family idyl into a fighting scene, uncovers erotic subtext or hidden sources of aggression.

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PAF successfully presented its new graphic face at the ARS Electronica exhibition in Linz. There is plenty of names from the audiovisual scene that can be count among supporters of the festival's new visual face by Filip Cenek and Magdalena Hrubá.

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Festival of Film Animation publishes for the first time this year's program sections!

 

 

 

 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PAF activities in 2017 have been supported by: The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, State Cinematography Fund, The City of Olomouc, The Olomouc Region and International Visegrad Fund.

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