World Festival of Animated Film /
short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
World Festival of Animated Film / short and feature film edition 6 - 11 June 2016
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Date and time: June 7th and 8th, 10:00h-17:00h
Place: Zagrebački plesni centar, Ilica 10, Zagreb

Animafest Scanner III 2016


9:30 Introduction

Franziska Bruckner, Nikica Gilić, Holger Lang, Daniel Šuljić, Hrvoje Turković

Keynote andPanel 1: Animation Awards

Moderation: Nikica Gilić

10:00-10:45 Marcin Giżycki (Academy of Information Technology, Warsaw / Rhode Island School of Design, Providence)

Keynote: Animation Since 1980: A Personal Journey

10:50-11:20 Olivier Cotte (Independent Scholar, Penninghen)

Secrets of Oscar-winning Animation: An Analysis of Father and Daughter by Michael Dudok de Wit

11:25-11:55 Olga Bobrowska (Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

How the Canon was Tempered: Classic Chinese Animation in the Mirror of Festival Circuit

12:15-12:45 Mikhail Gurevich (Independent Scholar, Chicago)

„Oscar Anxiety“ Russian Style: The Case of Konstantin Bronzit and Beyond

12:50-13:20 Giannalberto Bendazzi (Independent Scholar, Genoa)

The Zagreb School and the Academy Awards

Panel 2: Animation in the Raw

Moderation: Holger Lang

14:45-15:15 Edwin Carels (School of Arts KASK/HoGent)

The Image at a Turning Point: Correcting the Perspective on Joseph Plateau

15:20-15:50 Kristina Marić (Independent Scholar, Osijek)

Raw Animation as a Battlefield of Non-Art and Anti-Art

15:55-16:25 Michał Bobrowski (Jagiellonian University, Kraków)

Subversive Machinery. DIY Philosophy in Films of Julian Antonisz

16:30-17:00 Tess Martin (Independent Scholar, Rotterdam)

What Rules? The Independent Spirit of the Pacific Northwest of the USA


Panel 3: Zagreb School of Animation

Moderation: Hrvoje Turković

10:00 Introduction

10:15-10:45 Andrijana Ružić (Independent Scholar, Milan)

The Importance of Ranko Munitić’s Work on Zagreb School of Animation within the History of Animation Studies in Former Yugoslavia

10:50-11:20 Irena Paulus (Independent Scholar, Zagreb)

Animation Experienced through Music: Tomislav Simović and Zagreb School of Animation

11:25-11:55 Midhat Ajanović Ajan (University West, Trollhättan)

“Proxy Space” à la Zagreb. On the Minimalistic Approach in Creating Symbolic Space in Animated Films Made by the Zagreb School Animators of the “Golden Age”

Panel 4: Currents and Trends

Moderation: Franziska Bruckner

12:15-12:45 Carmen Lloret Ferándiz (Universitat Politècnica de València)

Tania de León Yong (UNAM – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City)

Creative Expression of Movement: Synthesis versus Mimesis of Motion in a Series of Animated Films

12:50-13:20 Burcu Kartal (Ipek University, Ankara)

At the Edge of Uncanny Valley: Facial Animation and Rapid Prototyping

Panel 5: Animation and Games

Moderation: Franziska Brückner

14:45-15:15 Ilija Barišić (Independent Scholar, Zagreb)

Techniques and Styles of Animation in Videogames

15:20-15:50 Chunning Guo (Art School, Renmin University of China, Beijing)

The Choice of Hetero-geneity: Generative Artistic Animation and Re-evolution of Games

15:55-16:25 Jürgen Hagler, Jeremiah Diephuis(University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg)

Animating Interactive Spaces

16:30-17:00 Vladimir Rismondo (University of J.J. Strossmayer, Osijek)

Concepts of Space and Animation in the Context of Computer Games and Virtual Reality

World festival of Animated film - Animafest Zagreb
ASIFA - Austria
Hulahop Film & Art Production

Organizing committee:
Mag. art. Daniel Šuljić, World festival of Animated film - Animafest Zagreb
Mag. phil. mag. art. Franziska Brückner, ASIFA - Austria / AG Animation Vienna
Dr. sc. Nikica Gilić, Assoc. Prof., Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Prof. Holger Lang, Webster Vienna Private University
Prof. dr. Hrvoje Turković, Prof. in retirement, Academy of Dramatic Arts, University of Zagreb

With support of:
City of Zagreb

Zagreb Tourist Board

Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC)
Austrian Cultural Forum in Zagreb
AG Animation of the Society for Media Studies (GfM)
Webster Vienna Private University

Zagreb Dance Centre (ZPC)