The Garden of Heart

Olivér Hegyi

2D animation

year: 2022

format: DCP, HD
duration: 10'32"

production: CUB Animation, Artichoke
distribution: Bonobostudio

Countries of production: Hungary, Slovakia

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More About the Film

Dániel Juhász, a young aspiring painter with low self-esteem, is in his last round of interviews at the painting department of the Academy of Fine Arts. While waiting for his interview, his demons appear to him in the form of garden pests.

Director, scriptwriter, designer: Olivér Hegyi
Producers: Bella Szederkényi, Bálint Gelley (CUB Animation), Juraj Krasnohorsky (Artichoke)
Animation: Olivér Hegyi, Daniela Pardinas, Alla Prokopyshyna
Editor: Judit Czakó
Music composer: Olivér Hegyi
Sound design: Péter Benjámin Lukács
Music mix: Sándor Fegyverneky
Voice over (EN): Olivér Hegyi, Júlia Lederleitner, Paul Kreshka, David Raksány, Edna Benko Williams
Production company: CUB Animation, Artichoke

Olivér Hegyi graduated from MOME Animation department in 2017. His diploma film Take Me Please got selected for numerous animation festivals including Annecy and Animafest Zagreb. Olivér has a successful music career with his solo act HOLI and his band HIÚZ.

Filmography:
The Garden of Heart (2022), Take Me Please (2017, graduation film)

Awards

  • Special Mention, Friss Hus International Short Film Festival 2023
  • Jury's Special Award, Animafest Zagreb 2023
  • Best Animated Short Film, Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 2023
  • Special Mention from the Hungarian Film Critics, Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 2023
  • Special Mention, Primanima World Festival of First Animations 2023
  • Macskássy Gyula Award for the most popular Hungarian animation, Primanima World Festival of First Animations 2023
  • Best Animated Short in Teen Section, Cinemira Children’s and Youth Film Festival 2023
  • Special Mention, Bitbang International Animation, Videogames and Digital Art Festival 2023
  • Best Short Animation, POFF Shorts International Short Film and Animation Festival 2023
  • Award for the Best Short Film Over 8 to 16 Minutes, Cinanima International Animated Film Festival 2023
  • Best Animated Film Awrd, Student International Film Festival 2023 
  • Audience Award. Anilogue International Animation Festival 2023
  • Youth Jury Award, Aguilar Film Festival 2023

Festivals

Friss Hus International Short Film Festival (1/6-7/6/2023)
Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (5/6-10/6/2023)
​Kecskemét Animation Film Festival (21/6-25/6/2023)
Guanajuato International Film Festival (20/7-31/7/2023)
Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival (4/8-12/8/2023) 
Turku Animated Film Festival (23/8-27/8/2023)​
LINOLEUM International Festival of Contemporary Animation and Media-art (4/10-8/10/2023) 
BFI London Film Festival (4/10-15/10/2023)
CinEast Central and Eastern European Film Festival (5/10-22/10/2023)
Primanima World Festival of First Animations (11/10-14/10/2023) 
Cinemira Children's and Youth Film Festival (21/10-22/10/2023)
Bitbang International Animation, Videogames and Digital Art Festival (24/10-4/11/2023)
PÖFF Shorts International Short Film and Animation Festival (7/11-15/11/2023)
Feinaki Beijing Animation Week (10/11-13/11/2023)
Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione (11/11-18/11/2023)
Manchester Animation Festival (12/11-17/11/2023)
Cinanima International Animated Film Festival (13/11-19/11/2023)
Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival (14/11-19/11/2023)
Amarcort Film Festival (14/11-19/11/2023)
CutOut Fest (16/11-19/11/2023)
Student International Film Festival (22/11-26/11/2023)
London International Animation Festival (24/11-3/12/2023)
Animateka International Animated Film Festival (27/11-3/12/2023)
​Anilogue International Animation Festival (28/11-3/12/2023)
Aguilar Film Festival (1/12-9/12/2023)
Calgary European Film Festival (3/12-12/12/2023)
Animakom Fest International Animation Community Festival (11/12-16/12/2023)
London Short Film Festival (19/1-28/1/2024)
Premiers Plans Film Festival (20/1-28/1/2024) 
Animac International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia (15/2-18/2/2024)
Anima Brussels International Animation Film Festival (23/2-3/3/2024)
IMAXINARIA - Afundación International Animation Film Festival (6/3-10/3/2024) 
Monstra Lisbon Animated Film Festival (7/3-17/3/2023)
Kaboom Animation Festival (5/4-14/4/2024)
Animocje International Animation Film Festival (14/4-20/4/2024)