Darko Vidačković

drawing on paper, 2D, photography

year: 2012

format: HD
duration: 7'30"

production: Bonobostudio
distribution: Bonobostudio

As though in a dynamic pinball game, the trajectory of the ball after launching is undetermined. The player’s actions direct the ball, make sense of its movements, leave their trace, but not in the long run.


More About the Film

director, script, design: Darko Vidačković
animation and compositing: Darko Vidačković
additional animation and compositing: Mario Kalogjera
photography: Darko Vidačković,  Jerko Macura
music and sound design: Hrvoje Štefotić
editing: Darko Vidačković
producer: Vanja Andrijević

Darko Vidačković (1977) works as the animator and illustrator. He graduated in 2007 from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department for Animation and New Media. His short films were screened at many festivals worldwide, including Zagreb, Annecy and Stuttgart.


Just Swimming (2017), Machinae Novae 002 (2016), Pinball (2012); Mobitel Mania (2008)


  • Special Prize Lapp Connected Award of the Animated Com Award, Stuttgart Int'l Festival of Animated Film 2013
  • Special Mention, AniFest Int'l Festival of Animated FIlm 2013
  • Best Short Film Award, Supertoon Int'l Animation Festival 2013

TV broadcast

Klasik TV

Festivals +

Anilogue International Animation Festival (16/11-25/11/2012)
Animateka International Animated Film Festival (3/12-9/12/2012)
Animac International Animated Film Festival (Openscreen section), (28/2-3/3/2013)
Days of Croatian Film (15/4-20/4/2013)
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (23/4-28/4/2013)
AniFest International Festival of Animated Films, Teplice (26/4-1/5/2013)
Tabor Film Festival (13/6-16/6/2013)
Melbourne International Animation Festival (17/6-24/6/2013)
Fest Anca International Animation Festival (27/6-30/6/2013)
Supertoon International Animation Festival (28/7-2/8/2013)
Anibar International Animation Festival (9/8-14/8/2013)
Animanima International Animation Festival (5/9-8/9/2013)
Animage International Animation Festival (16/9-23/9/2013)
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (17/9-22/9/2013)
Short Form International Short Film Festival (26/9-29/9/2013)
Un festival c'est trop court – Short Film Festival Nice (15/10-20/10/2013)
Uppsala International Short Film Festival (21/10-27/10/2013)
Primanima World Festival of New Animations (23/10-26/10/2013)
London International Animation Festival (25/10-3/11/2013)
DOK Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (28/10-3/11/2013)
Bradford Animation Festival (12/11-16/11/2013)
Tindirindis International Animated Film Festival (25/11-1/12/2013)
Animpact Animation Festival (20/11-26/11/2013)
VAFI International Children and Youth Festival (22/4-27/4/2014)
Animafest Zagreb (Croatian Panorama), (3/6-8/6/2014)
Animasivo, Mexico (23/7-27/7/2014)