12th Krakow Summer Animation Days

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Sunday, July 26, 2020

  • Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Sunday, July 26, 2020

The most beautiful cinema auditorium and the best animations from all over the world: the 12th Krakow Summer Animation Days are here
! The charming Wielkiej Armii Napoleona Square presents multi-award winning animations.

Open-air screenings of the best animations of the last season. Admission to all screenings is free. Films are with english subtitles.


25.07.2020 (Saturday)
9.30 p.m.
The Best of ANIMA.PL 2019 -
International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima (109)
Program of the festival, which has been organized since 1994 in Krakow, focuses on animation and student etudes. Starting from 2017, apart from two international competitions (ETIUDA and ANIMA), it also encompasses a competition of Polish animation – ANIMA.PL
Movements, dir.: Dahee Jeong, prod.: Dahee Jeong, South Korea 2019, 10’15” (Golden Jabberwocky)
Lola the living potato, dir.: Leonid Shmelkov, prod.: Studio SHAR, Amopix, Russia, France 2018, 17’18” (SilverJabberwocky)
Hide N Seek, dir.: Barbora Halířová, prod.: FAMU, Czech Republic 2019, 6’55” (Bronze Jabberwocky)
The Diver, dir.: Iulia Voitova, prod.: La Poudrière, France 2018, 4’09” (Special Golden Jabberwocky for the best student etude)
Castle, dir.: Ryotaro Miyajima, prod.: Miyajima Animation, Japan 2019, 5’ (jury’s special mention)
Between the shadows, dir.: Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães, prod.: Nuno Amorim, Vanessa Ventura – ANIMAIS  AVPL; Jean François  Le Corre, Mathieu Cou, Portugal, France 2018, 13’25” (audience award, jury’s special mention)
Matches, dir.: Géza M. Tóth, prod.: Éva M. Tóth, KEDD Animation Studio, Hungary 2019, 11’25”(jury’s special mention)
The Physics of Sorrow, dir.: Theodore Ushev, prod.: Marc Bertrand – NFB, Canada 2019, 27’06” (Great Underestimated - Award of the Artistic Director Bogusław Zmudziński)
Story, dir.: Jola Bańkowska, prod.: Studio Munka, Poland 2018, 5’ (award from SFP for the director of the best Polish animated film)
Roughhouse, dir.: Jonathan Hodgson, prod.: Papy3D Productions, France, United Kingdom 2018, 15’35” (the student jury award)
11.15 p.m.
ANIMAPHIX presents ANIMAZIONI 6 - Italian Contemporary Shorts (67’)
Animaphix - International Festival of Animated Film, created by Rosalba Colla, is organized by Associazione culturale QB born in 2015 and a group of people already working in the film industry. The organization aims to promote and disseminate the art and culture of animation cinema in Sicily.

26.07.2020 (Sunday)
9.30 p.m.
A Checkered Ninja
, dir.: Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Anders Matthesen, script: Anders Matthesen, prod.: A Film Production, Trine Heidegaard, Anders Mastrup, Denmark 2018, 80’
Danish animated comedy drama. When Aske gets a Ninja doll from his Uncle Stewart after a trip to Thailand, he finds out that the doll is alive and can help him with problems at school. Aske wants to return the favour, but soon Aske learns that the checkered ninja is possessed and on a mission to have his revenge.
11 p.m.
Tofuzi Festival Presents Georgian Modern Animated Films
The Festival aims to encourage the exchange of creative experience, search of new ideas, styles and technologies as well as to support integration of Georgian animation into the global cinema process.

For whom: for children, for seniors, for families
Other: open air event, free admission, acceptable for people with disabilities

Wielkiej Armii Napoleona Square


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