During this year’s edition of the competition organized during the Krakow Film Festival our juror prof. Jerzy Kucia was awarded the Gold Dragon for Fuga na wiolonczelę, trąbkę i pejzaż (Fugue for Cello, Trumpet and Landscape) in the short feature films category.
Prof. Jerzy Kucia is one of the most know polish creators of animated movies. He is the director and screenwriter of such pieces as Parada (Parade) from 1986 for which he received the Main Prize at the International Film Festival in Oberhausen and Strojenie instrumentów (The Tuning of Instruments) from 2000 for which he was awarded Platinum Line at the Polish Festival of Authorial Animated Films in Krakow. It`s not the first time he obtained an award during the Krakow Film Festival: in 1992 he received the Golden Dragon Grand Prix for the film Przez pole (Through the Field ) and in 2009 during the 49th edition of the Festival he was presented with the Dragon of Dragons Award that is given by the organizers of Krakow Film Festival to outstanding documentary and animation filmmakers.
54th Krakow Film Festival was held from May 25th till June 1st. The Festival is one of the oldest film events dedicated to documentary, animated and short fiction films in Europe. The aim of the Festival is to present and review documentary, animated and short feature films in four competitions as well as in other festival sections. The jury of the short feature films that chosed prof. Jerzy Kucia’s work consisted of Cinzia Spironello (Italy), Giannalberto Bendazzi (Italy), Katrine Kiilgaard (Denmark), Illia Gladshtein (Ukraine) and was led by Wojciech Marczewski (Poland).
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