Veljko Popović

3D animation

year: 2016

format: HD
duration: 13'25"

production: Lemonade3d, 3D2D animatori
distribution: Bonobostudio

Planemo is a solitary wanderer, a sentinel of the galaxy. It is an orphaned world, a celestial body booted from its solar system by the chaos of planetary migration.


More About the Film

In a society where everyone mindlessly orbits around their daily routines, what happens when a person gets ejected from the system? They might just find themselves rapidly pushed out of the habitable zone.

script, director, art director, editor: Veljko Popović
lead artist, head of 3d modeling: Milivoj Popović
animators: Siniša Mataić, Natalia Marcos, Kristijan Dulić
compositing: Sina Jakelić, Gordan Mihalec, Darko Kokić
music and sound design: Sina Jakelić
voices: Ben Colchecster, Christian Galea, Brian Willems, Gwyan Rhabyt
producers: Veljko Popović, Milivoj Popović (Lemonade 3d / Krupni kadar)
co-producer: Lado Skorin (3D2D animatori)

Veljko Popović (1979) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Department of Painting, in 2003. He has worked in computer graphics since 1998 and co-founded Lemonade3d, a CG and animation studio that later became Prime Render Studios. Since 2012, he teaches animation at the Arts Academy in Split. His films have been screened and awarded at numerous film festivals worldwide, including Annecy, Animafest Zagreb, Clermont Ferrand, Aspen, Hiroshima, Leeds, Stuttgart. He was a jury member at several film festivals.

Žarko, You Will Spoil the Child! (2024), Dislocation (2020), Cyclists (2018), Planemo (2016); Father (2012, co-director); Dove sei, amor mio (2011); Moj Put / My Way (2010, co-director); She Who Measures (2008)


  • Best Animation, Revue of Croatian Short Films 2016
  • Special Mention, Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival 2016
  • Canal+ Award, Les Utopiales 2016
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Award, New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016
  • Special Mention, Animateka International Animated Film Festival 2016
  • Golden Horseman of the Youth Jury, Filmfest Dresden 2017


Holland Animation Film Festival (16/3-20/3/2016)
Athens Animfest (7/4-13/4/2016)
Days of Croatian Film (21/4-24/4/2016)
Future Film Festival (3/5-8/5/2016)
Kratki na brzinu - Revue of Crotian Short Films (12/5-15/5/2016)
Mediterranean Film Festival Split (3/6-11/6/2016)
Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (6/6-11/6/2016)
Annecy International Animation Festival (13/6-18/6/2016)
Melbourne International Animation Festival (19/6-26/6/2016)
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival (9/7-17/7/2016)
Tabor Film Festival, Croatia (7/7-10/7/2016)
Insomnia Animation Festival (14/7-17/7/2016)
Guanajuato International Film Festival (22/7-31/7/2016)
Supertoon International Animation Festival (24/7-29/7/2016)
Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (5/8-14/8/2016)
Anibar Animation Festival (15/8-21/8/2016)
FeKK - Ljubljana Short Film Festival (22/8-27/8/2016)
Animanima International Animation Festival (7/9-11/9/2016)
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival (20/9-25/9/2016)
Ottawa International Animation Festival (21/9-25/9/2016)
AnimaSyros International Animation Festival (21/9-25/9/2016)
Curtocircuito International Film Festival (3/10-9/10/2016)
Balkanima European Animated Film Festival (4/10-8/10/2016)
Imagine Science Film Festival (14/10-21/10/2016)
Videomedeja International Video Festival (21/10-23/10/2016)
Bucheon International Animation Festival (21/10-25/10/2016)
Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival (23/10-28/10/2016)
ReAnimania International Animation Festival (28/10-3/11/2016)
Les Utopiales - International Science Fiction Festival (29/10-3/11/2016)
Kuandu International Animation Festival (30/10-5/11/2016)
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival (3/11-6/11/2016)
Anilogue International Animation festival (23/11-27/11/2016)
London International Animation Festival (2/12-11/12/2016)
Animateka International Animated Film Festival (5/12-11/12/2016)
Istanbul International Short Film Festival (14/12-21/12/2016)
ANIMA - Brussels Animation Festival (24/2 – 5/3/2017)
GLAS Animation Festival (2/3-5/3/2017)
ANIMAKOM - Bilbao International Animation Community Festival (15/3-19/3/2017)
Glasgow Short Film Festival (15/3-19/3/2017)
Be There! Corfu Animation Festival (29/3-2/4/2017)
Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival (4/4-9/4/2017)
NW Animation Festival (10/5-14/5/2017)
Fest Anca International Animation Festival (29/6-2/7/2017)
Motovun Film Festival (25/7-29/7/2017)
Filmfest Eberswalde (7/10-14/10/2017)