format: Digital Betacam
MAYA: From the verb root ma, "to measure, to limit, give form." Maya ("she who measures”) — the deluding or illusive power of the world
screenwriter, director, design: Veljko Popović
lead animator: Marin Kovačić
3D modelling: Milivoj Popović
music and sound design: Hrvoje Štefotić
rendering, compositing: Lemonade3d Studio
supervisor: Simon Bogojević Narath
executive producer: Vanja Andrijević
producers: Ivan Ratković, Lado Skorin
Are we truly free? Are our desires truly our own or merely imposed products of the society we live in? The question this film is asking is this: are we slaves to the culture and society we were born in or is there a way to escape after all?
Animafest, Zagreb; International Animated Film Festival, Annecy; Tabor Film Festival; Expresion en Corto, Mexico; Sarajevo Film Festival; Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival; Circuito Off, Venice; Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax; Split Film Festival; KROK; SITGES; Anim'est Bucharest; Imago, Portugal; Balkanima, Beograd; DOK Leipzig; Animacor, Cordoba; Interfilm, Berlin; Leeds International Film Festival; Amiens International Film Festival, Animated Dreams, Tallin; I Castelli Animati; Animateka, Ljubljana; Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival; Tampere International Short Film Festival; REGARD-Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada; Animabasauri, Bilbao; ZEMOS98 Audiovisual Festival, Sevilla; Aspen Shortsfest, USA; Filmfest Dresden; AniFest, Trebon; Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto; Melbourne Int'l Animation Festival; Anima Mundi, Brazil; London Int'l Animation Festival; Chungmuro International Film Festival, Korea; Aye Aye Film Festival, France; KLIK! Amsterdam; onedotzero_adventures in motion, UK; Granada International Young Filmmakers Festival; Calgary International Film Festival; Kolkata International Film Festival; St. Louis Int'l Film Festival ....
Canal+; TVE Metropolis
Veljko Popović (1979) graduated in 2003 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department of Painting. In 1998 starts working professionally with computer graphics, since 2003 works with Lemonade Productions on development of computer games. Co-founder of Lemonade3D, studio for 2D and 3D graphics and animation; also teaches at the Arts Academy in Split.