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International Animation Films and Comics Art Festival of Yerevan

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2018

OCT

28

NOV

04

Submission

Animaton Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan

Sumbission Period

Closed

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ReAnimania Announces the start of receiving submissions for the 10th edition of the festival.

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Honorable Guests and Juries

Arthur de Pins

Director
Graphic creator and director on animated series, illustrator and author of a series of graphic novels (“Cute Sins”, “The March of the Crab”, and “Zombillenium”). Before making a splash in 2017 with “Zombillenium”, his first feature film.

Iris Cadoux

Project Manager
Project manager at the Council of Europe’s Eurimages fund. She is in charge of co-productions for feature-length fiction and animation films. Established in 1989, Eurimages currently numbers 37 of the 47 member states of the Strasbourg-based Organisation, plus Canada as Associate member.

Geraldine Baché

Head of Project - MIFA
Baché’s career started in Editions Delcourt, where she specialized in comics. She has been involved with the International Animated Film Festival Annecy and its market for fifteen years. At present she focuses on young talents, providing direction in early stages of their projects and fostering the production process.

Corinne Destombes

Producer of Animation Films
Producer of Animation films, Corinne is the Editorial Director of Folimage Studio and collaborates regularly in juries, debates and workshops in France and abroad. In 2011 she produced short formats and supervises artist residencies while developing projects of series.

Stephane Kazandjian

Filmmaker
French filmmaker. He’s written and directed three feature films – Sexy Boys (2001), Modern Love (2008) and Michel G, King of the World (2011). His writing credits include the animation features A Monster in Paris (2008, starring Vanessa Paradis) and Sahara. He’s also the co-writer of French Box Office hits Pattaya and Taxi 5.

Shant Ko

DJ, music promoter, and entrepreneu
DJ, music promoter, and entrepreneur Shant Ko (Shant Kotchian) is a Syrian-Armenian residing in Yerevan. He is the founder and owner of Paparazzi Group representing Paparazzi Club that operates in Yerevan already for 3 years providing top music from top DJs both local and international.

Seda Grigoryan

Documentary Filmmaker and Media Professional Short Bio
Seda Grigoryan was the video production manager at CivilNet TV where she worked on several documentaries, TV reports, Live programs in Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, USA. In 2017 she directed the documentary ”Way Back Home” which received the “Best Short Documentary” award at the Pomegranate Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.

Regina Pessoa

Artist-animator
In 1996 she starts directing. Her films obtained a vast recognition, winning countless awards and becoming inescapable references. All her films are in the Portuguese National Cinema Plan, being studied by children and young people in Portuguese. In 2018 became a Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Hollywood)

Lilit Movsisyan

Film Director , Scriptwriter
Lilit Movsisyan has graduated from the Feature Film Directing Department of the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema. In 2011 she premiered her first film “Ashtray”. In 2013 Her second Feature Length Film “Caucho” was nominee in 6 nominations in National Cinema Awards “HAYAK” and Won a prize.

Lilit Altunyan

Artist
Multidisciplinary artist who experimented with digital art, animation, writing and music. She authored children's picture books, produced animated short film and created numerous brand identities for various cultural and business institutions, art projects.

Henri Hovhanesyan

Animation Production Manager
Henry Hovhanesyan has over 10 years of production management experience in the entertainment industry. he has managed over 50 artist on various TV and Feature Animation projects in 2D and 3D at Warner Brothers, Sony TV, Universal Studios Animation and DreamWorks Animation.

Harutyun Khacahtryan

Screenwriter, film producer
Since 1979, he worked at “ArmenFilm” studio as a director’s assistant and cameraman’s assistant; later - as a director. In 1991, he founded “Debut” film festival. In 2004, he founded “Golden Apricot” Yerevan International Film Festival and heads it till present. In 2016 Harutyun Khachatrtyan became the president of National Cinema Academy of RA.

David Matevossian

Advisor to the Minister of Culture
Since 1988 with some interruptions he works at media and film production. He has created and cooperated on creating documentary, feature films, TV docs and programs. He is the CEO of Hrant Matevossian Foundation (since 2003) and the Adviser to the Minister of Culture (2018).

Tigran Arakelyan

art director of cinema
Studied at Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography. During 2012-13, he worked as an animation film director in National Cinema Center of Armenia. He is an art director for several music videos, including “Nreni” (2016), “Hov Areq” (2017), “Pap jan” (2017) and others

Aramayis Hayrapetyan

In 2007, released his first video clip as director and meanwhile worked in television as film editor. Many of the video clips released by Aramayis received a lot of awards, including “Best music video” at Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival 2018.

Anita Hakhverdyan

Born in Yerevan. For over two decades she hosted TV and Radio shows ranging from showbiz all the way to spiritual news. Authored over 400 song lyrics as well as some long Facebook statuses.

Levon Baghdasaryan

Animator, cofounder of Yelling Animation Studio startup by Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, currently working on a tv mini-series “Qoucha” as a director and animator.

ReAnimania 2018 Award winners

Chris the Swiss

Directors:
Anja Kofmel
Country:
Switzerland
Year:
2018

Another day of Life

Directors:
Raul de la Fuente, Damian Nenow
Country:
Spain, Poland, Belgium, Germany, Hungary
Year:
2018

Weekends

Directors:
Trevor Jimenez
Country:
USA
Year:
2017

Ghostory

Directors:
Alžběta Göbelová
Country:
Czech Republic
Year:
2017

Things Don’t Have Rights

Directors:
Nicolai Troshinsky, Raj Yagnik
Country:
United Kingdom
Year:
2018

The N.A.P.

Directors:
Adolfo di Molfetta
Country:
Italy
Year:
2017

Give me Peace

Directors:
Artzrun Manukyan
Country:
Armenia
Year:
2017

Fighting Pablo

Directors:
Robbe Vervaeke
Country:
Belgium
Year:
2018

Love Me, Fear Me

Directors:
Veronica Solomon
Country:
Germany
Year:
2018

Five minutes to sea

Directors:
Natalia Mirzoyan
Country:
Russian Federation
Year:
2018

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