17-26 February 2023 D-225

Festival Guests

Guests

Jiří Barta

After graduating from the School of Arts and Crafts in Prague in 1975, Jiří Barta worked at Jiri Trnka Studios and with Zdenek Miler (La Petite Taupe, 2007). He directed the emblematic Krysar, the Flute Player, and Funny Attic (2009). This inventive and passionate animator is considered by his peers and the public as one of the masters of Czech animation.
Present at the Anima Festival on February 26, 2022

Futuranima : Czech this !

Jean-Jacques Denis

After studying at Les Gobelins, Jean-Jacques Denis began his career as a storyboarder on various animation series. In 2010, he began a fruitful collaboration with Ankama (Krosmoz, Wakfu, Dofus…). He co-directed his first feature, Dofus – Book I: Julith (2015) with Anthony Roux, before working with him again on Princess Dragon (2021).
Present at the Anima Festival on February 27, 2022 

Director of "Princess Dragon"

Anthony Roux

Anthony Roux, aka Tot, is a writer, screenwriter and film director. After graduating from Beaux-Arts in Tournai, he surrounded himself with former classmates and other talented collaborators at Ankama where he is President and Creative Director. He thought up the worlds of Krosmoz, Dofus and Wakfu and co-directed Dofus – Book I: Julith (2015) followed by Princess Dragon (2021) with Jean-Jacques Denis.
Present at the Anima Festival on February 27, 2022

Director of "Princess Dragon"

Uri Kranot

Uri Kranot is a precursor of VR animation based in Denmark. He and his wife, Michelle, have already made such films as Black Tape, Terre d'écueil and How Long not Long, and more recently the film and virtual reality installation Nothing Happens. Their work has been recognized by prestigious prizes including the Fipresci Prize in Annecy, the Oscar Academy shortlist and the Danish Statens Kunstfond prize for living arts.
Present at the Anima Festival on March 5, 2022

Futuranima : The Hangman at Home • Masterclass VR with Uri Kranot

Florence Miailhe

After training as a visual artist, painter and engraver at the school of Decorative Arts in Paris, Florence Miailhe now makes pictorial and personal animated short films. Her work has garnered many awards, including an Honorary Cristal at the 39th Annecy Festival in 2015, a special mention at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006 for Conte de quartier, and the César for best short film in 2002 for Au premier dimanche d'August.
Present at the Anima Festival on March 1 and 4, 2022

Director of "The Crossing"
Futuranima : An evening with The Crossing

Michaela Pavlátová

After graduating from the Academy of Arts in Prague in 1987, Michaela Pavlatova started out on her career as an animated film director. She won the short film Cristal at Annecy 2012 for Tram, which was also shortlisted for an Oscar. Today she teaches at a number of art and animation schools in Prague, San Francisco and at Harvard.
Present at the Anima Festival on March 2, 2022

Director of "My Sunny Maad"
Futuranima :An evening with My Sunny Maad

José Miguel Ribeiro

José Miguel Ribeiro was born in 1966. He studied drawing and puppets animation in Lazennec-Bretagne (Rennes) and in Filmógrafo (Porto). With the short film The Suspect he received the Cartoon D’Or 2000. In the last few years he directed the stop motion TV series (26x2’) Home Things, the short film Sunday Drive and the drawn animated film Journey To Cape Verde. Simultaneously, José Miguel Ribeiro illustrates children’s books and teaches animation in Portugal.
Present at the Anima Festival on March 2, 2022

Futuranima : Work in Progress: Nayola

Thibaut Ruby

Thibaut Ruby is a French animation producer and one of the co-founders of Folivari and the Fost studio. He was production director for Ernest & Célestine (César for best animated film in 2014) and The Song of the Sea (nominated for the Oscars and Césars in 2015), and now oversees all Folivari's productions and Fost’s services.
Present at the Anima Festival on March 4 and 5, 2022

Futuranima : Coproductions franco-belges : quelles opportunités ?An evening with The Summit of the Gods

Hugo de Faucompret

After an Applied Arts degree and a DMA in Engraving at the Estienne school in Paris, Hugo got his diploma of Designer and Director of Animated Films at the Gobelins. He directed several films at the school or on his own, also trying his hand at live action. His first animated film Racines was produced by Kawa at the end of his first year at the school. He directed Que Dalle, his final year film with four friends who were part of the same collective, the STZ (“Souviens Ten-Zan”).
Present at the Anima Festival on March 1, 2022.

Director of "Maman pleut des cordes"

Kajsa Naess

Kajsa Næss is one of Norway's leading animation filmmakers. Her short films have been widely acclaimed and won prestigious awards. In 2006 she co-founded the Norwegian animation festival Frame by Frame. She also teaches animation at the Westerdals School of Communication.
Present at the Anima Festival on February 28, 2022 

Futuranima : Work in Progress: Titina

 

Pieter De Poortere

Pieter De Poortere is best known for his wordless comic strip Dickie, which has been published in eight countries so far. With his production company De Hofleveranciers, he made an animation series around Dickie. He is exhibited at the Comic Art Museum in Brussels and has worked with the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent. 
Present at the Festival Anima the February 27 and the March 5, 2022.

And even more....
Friday, February 25

Stephan Roelants
Producer of "The Summit of The Gods"

Claire Paoletti (until February 28)
Scriptwritter and Producer - Jury for children's short films and feature films

Saturday, February 26             

Yiorgos Tsangaris
Programmer and Director of "Rites of Spring"

Kitty Crowther (until February 28 and for the closing night)
Programmer and director of "Rites of Spring"

Nadège Herrygers (until February 28 and for the closing night)
Director - Jury for children's short films and feature films

Daria Kashcheeva
Director of "Daughter"
Futuranima : Czec this ! 

Sunday, February 27

Edmunds Jansons
Director of "Guard of Honour"

Monday, February 28

Daria Kashcheeva
Director of "Daughter"

Aliona Baranova
Director of "Leaf" - Czech Schools

Léo Marchand
Director of "Les Voisins de mes voisins sont mes voisins "

Lia Bertels (until March 2)
Director - Jury for international feature film

An De Winter (until March 2 and for the closing night)
Producer - Jury for international feature film

Perrine Gauthier
Producer of "Luce & The Rock" at Thuristar 
Futurnaima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Marco Levantaci
Producer at Studio Souza 
Futuranima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Alexandra Meese
Line Producer & HR at benuts 
Futuranima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Vicky van Bellingen
Project Officer Well-Being and Inclusion at mediarte 
Futuranima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Jeanne Brunfaut
Head of the Centre de Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel 
Futuranima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Allie Weis
Ethics Coordinator in International Game Development at Digital Arts and Entertainment (DAE) in Kortrijk 
Futuranima : Round Table : Inclusive Recruitment in Studios

Florian Genthial
Director of "Au cas où le corps exulte"

Marie-Laure Guisset
Animation director of "Titina"
Futuranima : Work in Progress: Titina

Thibaut Quirynen (until March 2 and for the closing night)
Programmer - Jury for national short film

Tuesday, March 1st

Antonin Niclass
Director of "Do Not Feed the Pigeons"

Rémi Durin
Director of "Yuku and the Flower of the Himalayas"

Arnaud Demuynck
Director of "Yuku and the Flower of the Himalayas"

Paul Jadoul
Technical and artistic director of "Yuku and the Flower of the Himalayas"

Stéphane Aubier (until March 2)
Director of "Les Grandes Vacances"

Vincent Patar (until March 2)
Director of "Les Grandes Vacances"

Timothée Crabbé
Director
Futuranima : Een carrière opbouwen in de animatiefilmsector

Aude Fauconnier
Director at Dreamwall
Futuranima : Construire sa carrière dans l’animation

Dorien Schetz
Studio Manager - Jury for international feature films
Futuranima : Een carrière opbouwen in de animatiefilmsector

Olivier Auquier
Artistic Director at Dreamwall
Futuranima : Construire sa carrière dans l’animation

Wednesday, March 2nd

Perrine Gauthier
Producer of "Luce & The Rock" 

Stéphanie Lansaque
Director of "Le reveil des insectes"

François Leroy
Director of "Le reveil des insectes"

Bastien Dubois (until March 4)
Director - Jury for international short films

Eric Goossens
Producer of "Where is Anne Frank"
Futuranima : CARTOON : You Create, We ConnectMaking of Where Is Anne Frank

Yael Ozsinay
Production manager
Futuranima : Making of Where Is Anne Frank

Paul De Blieck
Animation supervisor
Futuranima : Making of Where Is Anne Frank

Elie Klimis
Lead animator
Futuranima : Making of Where Is Anne Frank / Work in Progress: Nayola

Erik Van Drunen
Film consulent & moderator
Futuranima : An evening with My Sunny Maad

Leoluna Robert-Tourneur (until March 4 and for the closing night)
Director - Jury for international short films

Joana Toste
Director of "The Girl Who Stood Still"

Geert Van Goethem
Producer S.O.I.L.
Futuranima : Work in Progress: Nayola

Ulrich Wegenast (until March 4)
Programmer - Jury for international short films

Thursday, March 3rd

Franck Dion
Director of "Under the Skin, the Bark"

Antonin Niclass
Director of "Do Not Feed the Pigeons"

Ben Lega
Video game developer of "NeJ"
Futuranima : Work in Progress : 2D Animated Video Games

Ennio Del Fara
Video game developer of "Reditum"
Futuranima : Work in Progress : 2D Animated Video Games

Laurent Toulouse and Coline Raynaud
Video game developer of "30Birds"
Futuranima :
Work in Progress : 2D Animated Video Games

Friday, March 4th

Stéphane Dreyfus
Journalist at La Croix
Futuranima : Le Boom des Spéciaux TV

Xavier Kawa Topor
La revue Blink Blank / General Delegate of NEF Animation
Futuranima : Le Boom des Spéciaux TV

Hugo Deghilage
Production manager of "Les Grandes Vacances" at Panique!
Futuranima : Le Boom des Spéciaux TV

Claire Paoletti
Scriptwriter of The Odyssey of Choum and producer Picolo Pictures - Jury for the children's short and feature films
Futuranima : Le Boom des Spéciaux TV

Alexis Hunot
Artistic Director of PIAFF & Moderator
Futuranima : An evening with The Crossing

Violette Delvoye
Director of "Inglorious Liaisons"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers 

Chloé Alliez
Director of "Inglorious Liaisons"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers 

Jérémy Clapin (until March 6)
Director - Jury for international feature film

Julien Regnard
Director of "The Night Watch"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Julie Rener
Director of "Caché - dialogue avec mon grand-père"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Margot Reumont
Director of "Cuddle"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Dorien Schetz (until March 6)
Studio Manager - Jury for international feature film

Caroline Van Kerckhoven
Director of "The Unknown Soldier"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Pieter Vanluffelen
Director of "The Unknown Soldier"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Patrick Vanderbroeck
Director of "Little Ox"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Raf Wathion
Director of "Little Ox"
Futuranima : Q&A: Belgian Filmmakers

Pascal Vermeersch
Animator - Jury for international feature film

Saturday, March 5th

Alexis Hunot
Artistic Director of PIAFF & Moderator
Futuranima : An evening with The Summit of the Gods

Martinus Klemet
Director of "Face Recognition"

Krystsina Ramanava
Director of "Rubic's cube"

Anne Isensee
Director of "Due to legal reasons this Film is called Breaking Bert"


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