Out from the Deep

Katrin Novaković

stop motion

year: 2013

format: HD
duration: 6'50"

production: UMAS
distribution: Bonobostudio

Graduation film


More About the Film

director, scriptwriter, design: Katrin Novaković
animator: Katrin Novaković
puppets and sets: Katrin Novaković
camera and lighting: Katrin Novaković
costumes: Katarina Bilan
editing: Katrin Novaković
VFX: Ivan Radović
music: Ante Božić Kudrić
sound design: Igor Dropuljić
mentors: Veljko Popović, Miroslav Radeljak
production: Arts Academy Split

No peeking, please! Modern life has isolated us and made us somewhat detached. The Good Old Swing Octopus comes to the rescue! Emerging from the depths of the sea, it brings life to our jaded city souls.

Katrin Novaković (1989) graduated from the Arts Academy University of Split, Film and Video Department. She works in animation, editing and visual postproduction. Her first short animated film Girl with Donuts was awarded at the International Exhibition of Inventions ARCA 2008 at the Zagreb Fair. Out from the Deep is her graduation film.


  • Children Jury's Award for the Best Animated Short Film, Olympia International Film Festival 2014


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Festivals +

Days of Croatian Film (15/4-20/4/2013)
Tabor Film Festival (13/6-16/6/2013)
Opuzen Film Festival (19/8-24/8/2013)
Baranja Animation Festival (23/08-24/08/2013)
Adana Golden Boll Film Festival (16/9-21/9/2013)
Short Form International Short Film Festival (26/9-29/9/2013)
Balkanima European Animated Film Festival (1/10-5/10/2013)
Tofuzi International Festival of Animated Films (2/10-5/10/2013)
International Film Music Festival Samobor (23/10-26/10/2013)
Banja Luka International Animated Film Festival (23/10-28/10/2013)
ReAnimania International Animation Festival (26/10-1/11/2013)
Multivision International Festival of Animation Arts, St. Petersburg (1/11-4/11/2013)
Animax Skopje Animation Festival (7/11-9/11/2013)
PISAF Puchon International Student Animation Festival (7/11-11/11/2013)
Tindirindis International Animated Film Festival (25/11-1/12/2013)
Brazil Stop Motion International Film Festival (26/11-30/11/2013)
Anilogue International Animation Festival (27/11-1/12/2013)
Animateka International Animated Film Festival (2/12-8/12/2013)
Trieste Film Festival (17/1-22/1/2014)
Athens Animfest (13/3-19/3/2014)
Mo&Friese Children's Short Film Festival Hamburg (1/6-9/6/2014)
Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (3/6-8/6/2014)
Mediterranean Film Festival Split (Special Programme), (6/6-14/6/2014)
Expotoons International Animation Festival, Argentina (18/9-21/9/2014)
MUMIA Underground World Animation Festival, Belo Horizonte (1/10-31/10/2014)
Festival Les Enfants Terrible (14/10-19/10/2014)
Anim!Arte International Student Animation Festival, Brazil (21/10-30/10/2014)
Olympia International Film Festival (29/11-6/12/2014)
International Art Film Festival for Children, Colombia (30/11-7/12/2014)
International Kinder Film Festival @masda, Japan (7/2-8/2/2015)
Children’s Film Festival Seattle (21/1-31/1/2016)
REDCAT International Children's Film Festival, Los Angeles (23/4-7/5/2016)