Levitation

Marko Meštrović

2D/3D animation

year: 2014

format: HD
duration: 8'07"

production: Kreativni sindikat
distribution: Bonobostudio

What is this force that defies gravity, a force so powerful that drives plants to reach up and imbues us with the strength to sail against the current? If we let go to its upward motion, it carries us to a wonderful ease. Raise your sail and catch the leeway…

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script, directing, animation, editing: Marko Meštrović
music and sound design: Natko Stipaničev
sound design and sound mix: Boris Wagner
3D modeling: Martina Meštrović
producer: Igor Grubić

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Marko Meštrović (1972, Stuttgart) graduated painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. He has been making animated films since 2000. His films were screened at some of the most important film festivals (Locarno, Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand, Ottawa, Edinburgh, Sarajevo) and received many awards. He plays drums in the world music band Cinkuši.

Filmography

Trip (2017), Levitation (2014), Why Elephants? (2012), No Sleep Won't Kill You (2010), Note (2008), Silencium (2006), Gipsy Song (2004)
 

Awards

  • Best Animated Film, Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival 2015
  • Best Animation, Kratki na brzinu - Revue of Croatian Short Films2015
  • Best Graphic Design, Kratki na brzinu - Revue of Croatian Short Films 2015
  • Best Original Music, Kratki na brzinu - Revue of Croatian Short Films 2015
  • Special Mention, Supertoon International Animation Festival 2015
  • Award for creativity and artistic expression, Banja Luka International Animated Film Festival 2015
  • Best International Short Film, St. Louis International Film Festival 2015

TV

HTV3

Festivals

Animateka International Animated Film Festival (8/12-14/12/2014)
Piccolo Festival dell’Animazione (11/12-30/12/2014)
Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival (23/3-29/3/2015)
Athens Animfest (26/3-1/4/2015)
VAFI - International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin (21/4-26/4/2015)
Days of Croatian Film (23/4-26/4/2015)
Tabor Film Festival (30/4-2/5/2015)
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (30/4-5/5/2015)
Kratki na brzinu - Revue of Croatian Short Films (7/5-10/5/2015)
Black & White International Audiovisual Festival (20/5-23/5/2015)
Mediterranean Film Festival Split (5/6-13/6/2015)
Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (9/6-14/6/2015)
Melbourne International Animation Festival (16/6-29/6/2015)
Fest Anca International Animation Festival (24/6-28/6/2015)
Supertoon International Animation Festival (26/7-31/7/2015)
Anibar International Animation Festival (20/8-26/8/2015)
Animanima International Animation Festival (10/9/-13/9/2015)
Split Film Festival (12/9-19/9/2015)
Balkanima European Animated Film Festival (6/10-10/10/2015)
Videomedeja International Video Festival (23/10-25/10/2015)
Banja Luka International Animated Film Festival (23/10-28/10/2015)
St. Louis International Film Festival (5/11-15/11/2015)
CutOut Fest, Mexico (12/11-15/11/2015)
Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Espihno (12/11-15/11/2015)
Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival (24/11-27/11/2015)
Japan Media Arts Festival (3/2-14/2/2016)
Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival (12/4-17/4/2016)

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