- out of competition
The Christmas Ballad
Stop-motion (animated objects, puppets, clay animation, etc.)
Short film [10 to 45 min]
The Christmas Ballad based on the very last script by Bretislav Pojar. In the ruins of the city, destroyed by the war, a small boy survives. He is hiding from fighting machines and collecting old broken toys that he carries to his shelter to repair them. One day he finds a Christmas gift.
He studied animation at the FAMU in Prague . His film Babalon (1997) was foreshadowed by his work as a director and designer of puppet films . Followed short films Premammals (2001) and Mrs.G(2007). Another position of his work is a computer 3D animation consisting mainly for television in the tv series of fairy tale The Three Little Pigs(2011) and jingel Click!(2013). Another puppet film An Accountant and a Fairy(2011) in the feature film CarFairy tales (2011). His last film is the feature film LuckyFour in the serving the King (2013 ).