Simon Bogojević Narath

3D animation

year: 2003

format: Beta SP
duration: 9'50"

production: Kenges
distribution: Bonobostudio

Night. City. A pocket full of money. A beggar in a busy street. Adds up to trouble, doesn't it? See how a casual walk down the street can turn a life upside down. Or downside up.


More About the Film

script, director, design: Simon Bogojević Narath
lead animator: Saša Budimir
animator: Boris Goreta
additional animation: Elvis Popović
additional modeling: David Peroš Bonnot
music and sound design: Hrvoje Štefotić
producers: Ivan Ratković, Lado Skorin

Simon Bogojevic Narath (1968) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Painting Department in Zagreb. He first started working on experimental films and video-installations and since 1993 is involved in 2D and 3D computer animation. His short animated and experimental films were screened and awarded at numerous international festivals. He teaches animation at the Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka.


Flower of Battle (2011), Morana (2008), Leviathan (2006), Plasticat (2003), Bardo Thodol (2000), Hand of the Master (1995)


  • Oktavijan Award for the Best Animated Film (Days of Croatian Film 2003)
  • Special Jury Award for Contribution in Animation (Days of Croatian Film 2003)
  • Best Short in Video – Audience Award (Anima Mundi 2003)
  • Special Award for the First Animated Production, second place (Anima Mundi 2003)
  • Award for animated film (ASIFA Croatia, Day of Croatian Animation 2003)
  • Best Future Short Film - Audience Award (Future Film Festival 2004)
  • Best Computer Film (London International Animation Festival 2004)
  • Audience Award (Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film 2005)
  • Diploma for creating a surprising and rich world in 3D computer animation (Bimini International Festival of Animation Films 2005)


Festivals +

Days of Croatian Film, 2003
Anima Mundi, 2003
Croatian Animation Day, 2003
DOK Leipzig, 2003
Bradford Animation Festival, 2003
CINANIMA Espihno, 2003 
Future Film Festival, 2004
Melbourne International Animation Festival, 2004
Annecy International Animation Festival, 2004
Animafest Zagreb, 2004
London International Animation Festival, 2004
Motovun Film Festival, 2004
Sarajevo Film Festival, 2004
Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2004
Lucania Film Festival, 2004
Woodstock Film Festival, 2004
Leeds International Film Festival, 2004
Aarhus Filmfestival, 2004
Bitfilm festival Hamburg, 2004
Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin, 2004.
FIKE - Évora International Short Film Festival, 2004
Ottawa International  Animation Festival, 2004
Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya, 2004
Animadrid Festival Internacional de Imagen Animada, 2004
Short  Cuts Cologne, International Short Film Festival, 2004
Paris Tout Court Short Film Festival , 2004
IMAGINA Monaco, 2005
Bimini Riga, 2005,
Les Saisons du Court, Paris
BIFFF - Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film, 2005
TIAF Taiwan International Animation Festival, 2005
Ecofilms, Rhodes, 2005.
ANIMA Cordoba, 2005
Anifest, Trebon, 2005