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Czech Horizon: MV and Commissioned Works

Athletes Who Touch the Stars

Miroslav Kemel | Czech Republic | 2018 | 2 min | CS

This film portrays Czech athletes who have cemented their places in history. We travel all over the world and watch how the performances of our athletes influence children’s games and dreams. And maybe even the dreams of children far beyond our solar system. This spot for the Czech Olympic Committee was made by a renowned caricaturist.

Athletes Who Touch the Stars

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Antitalent: Správnej čas

Leoš Matějček | Czech Republic | 2018 | 3 min | CS

This minimalistic 3D computer animation takes us into an abandoned city. There’s no one alive in sight and the streets still bear marks of a recent revolution. The captivating black and white visual is dominated by uniform houses that the author eventually uses to form the band’s logo.

Antitalent: Správnej čas

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Undistorted Science – Bees

MAUR film | Czech Republic | 2019 | 9 min | CS

This is an episode from the fourth season of the educational series by the Czech Academy of Sciences that uses a playful format to introduce current topics and scientific evergreens. This time, the show’s long-term narrator Pavel Liška explores a bee hive. The guarantor of this episode was bee expert Václav Krištůfek from the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

Undistorted Science – Bees

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

We Have Your Presents – Eallin Christmas Card

EALLIN Team | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min

As an attempt to make Christmas more exciting last year, Eallin delivered a special 3D animation Christmas campaign titled “We Have Your Presents.” The story follows an autonomous pre-teen who has kidnapped Santa and has taken control over all the presents.

We Have Your Presents – Eallin Christmas Card

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

500 Years of Architecture

Oliver Vršanský | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | CS

This commercial spot belongs to a series created in collaboration with the company Česká produkční Social Media to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the establishment of the distillery Palírna U Zeleného stromu. As the title suggests, the spot plays with famous buildings in whose story a bottle has always somehow played its role.

500 Years of Architecture

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Brnocop

Martin Jůza | Czech Republic | 2018 | 3 min

The Brno Municipal Police were looking for new people. They were lacking 50 police men and women in their force. So they made a creative competition in which company Krutart took part with the craziest idea that popped into their mind. They did it in pixel art video-game style.

Brnocop

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Market: Coronado

Šimon Marek | Czech Republic | 2018 | 5 min | EN

Píseň Coronado je popisem dvou poloh nešťastné romantické lásky – apokalypsy a vykoupení. Stejně tak i klip tvoří dva radikálně odlišné druhy vizuality. Skladba pochází z dílny pražské pětičlenné skupiny Market a o její vizuální doprovod se postaral její zpěvák a kytarista Šimon Marek.

Market: Coronado

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

BIOZET – Attack Plus Eliminator

Yoes Benli | Australia, Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | EN

This TV commercial for Biozet Attack Plus Eliminator tries to persuade the viewer that Biozet soldiers destroy 99.9 % of odour-causing bacteria. After a live-action intro, we fly through a washing machine and find ourselves in a land full of hideous bacteria. But the Biozet carriers are coming to save the day.

BIOZET – Attack Plus Eliminator

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

iPhone People Talking Pixel – JT talks Google Lens

Dávid Štumpf, Michaela Mihalyiova | Czech Republic, United Kingdom | 2018 | 1 min | EN

Working in collaboration with Google Creative Lab and Anyways Creative, a Slovak filmmaking duo from FAMU designed, directed and animated this spot as part of the “iPhone People Talking Pixel” campaign for the Pixel 2 phone.

iPhone People Talking Pixel – JT talks Google Lens

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Manufaktura – Thank you, Mrs, teacher

Alžběta Göbelová | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | CS

This short animated commercial for the Czech brand Manufaktura was created by a UTB University graduate. It uses slight exaggeration and a subtly stylised 2D visual to suggest that instead of bringing the customary and often impractical flowers, children should give their favourite teachers a gift package.

Manufaktura – Thank you, Mrs, teacher

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Photon

Michal Kubíček, Markéta Michálková | Czech Republic | 2018 | 2 min | EN

This stop motion infographic describes the function of a software for compression of photographs based on the findings of quantum physics. Its author combines the techniques of cut-out and object animation to illustratively complement the commentary describing abstract principles.

Photon

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Iluze feat. M.C.: Byciclist

Pavel Kroupa | Czech Republic | 2018 | 4 min | CS

According to its author, “Byciclist” is dedicated to all those who realise that riding a bicycle requires skill much like our everyday lives… This electronic song with cyclist rap is accompanied by a mix of morphed real footage of cyclists of various kinds.

Iluze feat. M.C.: Byciclist

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Contact Your Polititian

Ester Thelander, Vojtěch Kočí | Czech Republic, Sweden | 2018 | 1 min | SV

Short animated promo video made for Naturskyddföreningen (Swedish Society for Nature Conservation) with the intension to make the viewer contact his/her local politician about urgent ecological issues. The video was made during the “Professional Context” assignment at Konstfack.

Contact Your Polititian

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

It has Matcha!

Veronika Zacharová | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | EN

Sparkling and boosting your brain to the max without any after effects. That’s Seicha Matcha. But how did the Japanese Matcha green tea get to the bottle of Seicha? That’s the subject of this lively and captivating stop-motion spot made by a former student of the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín.

It has Matcha!

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

TETA – Fairy Ellie

David Súkup | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | CS

This commercial for the Czech drugstore chain TETA and their brand Ellie was made by the renowned Czech director David Súkup who created an animated scene from the life of an ethereal fairy. He combines 2D animation in which the feminine beauty is supplemented by butterflies, with real footage and objects.

TETA – Fairy Ellie

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Tři sestry: Háskov

Tomáš Hájek | Czech Republic | 2018 | 3 min | CS

In relationships, we all go through the same things regardless of skin colour or sexual orientation. For a while we are angels, and for a while demons. No one is black or white. This animated visualisation of the lyrics by the legendary Czech band Tři Sestry was created by a graduate of the Department of Animation of the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Tři sestry: Háskov

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Total Loss

Gabriela Plačková | Czech Republic | 2018 | 1 min | CS

A short animated spot for an insurance company covering their new “total loss” insurance product. The author is a former student of animation at Tomas Bata University in Zlín. She based her commissioned spots on absurd cases of car accidents and included constantly present typographies.

Total Loss

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

J.A.R.: Jsem vymletej

Norbert Neuschl | Slovakia, Czech Republic | 2018 | 4 min | CS

Music video of the legendary Czech band J.A.R. The frame by frame animation technique is used to show a psychedelic explosion of colours, a car trip to an unknown destination and pictures a lot of details from the original complex lyrics of the song.

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Bageterie Boulevard – The French Legend

Leo Verrier | Czech Republic | 2018 | 3 min

The script by Young & Rubicam Prague aimed to establish a “French legend” for the brand created around a Boulangerie based in Paris during the Nazi occupation, and how by means of comical fortuity it became a crucial part of the Journalistic Revolution.

Bageterie Boulevard – The French Legend

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Boris Carloff: In the Sky

Martin Živocký | Czech Republic | 2018 | 4 min | EN

In recent years, Martin Živocký, a graduate of the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, has been active in the field of music videos. In his latest music video for the song In The Sky, he takes the viewers on a suggestive journey through space, so it's no wonder that the music video exists also as a 360-degree video. It draws us into interplanetary space where we observe the story of two planets that are in love with one another.

Boris Carloff: In the Sky

We 8/5/2019
21.00-21.55
Puppet Theatre

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Fr 10/5/2019
22.00-22.55
Puppet Theatre

Save the Chicken

Filip Veselý | Czech Republic | 2018 | 2 min | CS

There are millions of chickens living just for one purpose – to lay eggs. They are held in a space as small as a sheet of paper. So OBRAZ, an animal protection NGO, decided to change that. They raised awareness through mainstream media and used this animated spot to push their idea to the public.

Save the Chicken

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Shabazz Palaces: Gorgeous Sleeper Cell

Mikuláš Suchý, Vojtěch Kočí | Czech Republic | 2018 | 3 min | EN

Gorgeous Sleeper Cell is a fan music video for Seattle-based abstract rap duo Shabazz Palaces. It narrates an abstract story based on the duo’s poetic, almost symbolistic lyrics. We watch some sort of a genie who got into our reality from his animated world.

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Jack and the Peasant Goblin

Tomáš Červený | Czech Republic | 2018 | 8 min

This film tells the story of a little elf called Sedláček and his friend, young Kuba, who finds himself at an abandoned farm thanks to a magical grinder. This playful fairy-tale in which Kuba helps Sedláček to improve the house and surrounding fields introduces the cycle of nature, farming and harvest to the children. The film was made for an exhibition of the National Agricultural Museum in Prague.

Jack and the Peasant Goblin

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Khoiba: Log

Petra Hermanová | Germany | 2019 | 4 min | EN

This experimental music video for the ethereal single Log from Khoiba’s third album was made by a Czech author living in Berlin. A morphed image floats through the video in all directions as if we were descending a forest water hole. Fragments of a female body and streams of hair blend into a fluid whole entirely dominated by a shade of blue.

Khoiba: Log

Tu 7/5/2019
15.00-16.00
Puppet Theatre

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
11.30-12.30
Světozor Cinema

Sa 11/5/2019
19.00-20.00
Puppet Theatre

Changes of Tábor

Jan Míka | Czech Republic | 2019 | 12 min | CS

This film mapping the transformations of the historically important South-Bohemian town between the 13th and 17th centuries was made in collaboration with the Hussite Museum. Photographs and vedute will soon be replaced by computer-animated cut-outs. Petr Kostka’s commentary full of historical facts is supplemented by humorous visualisations and time-lapse footage.

Changes of Tábor

We 8/5/2019
18.00-19.09
Puppet Theatre