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Student competition program 1 STINKY IN THE DARK FOREST10' / STINKY U MRAČNOJ ŠUMI Sunčana Brkulj / Croatia / 10'58'' / 2023

Synopsis

Stinky is born from a flower into the Dark Forest. He explores it, growing in the process. When he takes on the responsibility of caring for another creature, he must come to terms with the fact that there is more to the forest than just fun and whimsy.

Biografija režisera

Sunčana Brkulj was born in Zadar, Croatia. She got her BA and MA degree in Animation at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb, graduating summa cum laude in 2022. Her BA film "I'M NOT FEELING VERY WELL" was selected in Annecy. In 2020, as her second student film, Sunčana made "The Tower", which was selected for Annecy, Animafest and OIAF. It recieved three awards, most notably "Best commissioned film" at Linoleum fest in Kiev, Ukraine. Both films have been exhibited at the Youth Salon in HDLU Zagreb, the most respectable exhibition of Croatian visual artists under the age of 35. In 2022, as a graduation film, Sunčana made "Stinky in the Dark Forest", which got several awards and selections at ITFS Stuttgart and Animafest Zagreb.

Ekipa

Director
Sunčana Brkulj
Screenplay
Sunčana Brkulj
Design
Sunčana Brkulj
Animation
Sunčana Brkulj
Montage
Iva Kraljević
Camera
Sunčana Brkulj
Production Design
Sunčana Brkulj
Music
Natko Stipaničev, Samuel Mahoney
 
Producer
Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb
Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb
Country of origin
Croatia
E-mail
petra.zlonoga@alu.unizg.hr