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Marcin Giżycki
Poland 2012 / 3’

The latest animation from Marcin Giżycki is an improvised film painted with water on vanishing image paper. A ballet of physical exercises evolves into a play of abstract forms.


Animax Skopje Fest 2012 – The Best National Selection

Marcin Giżycki

Born in 1951 in Warsaw, Giżycki is an art and film historian, critic, and a documentary, animated and experimental filmmaker. He writes for ‘Projekt’, ‘Literatur’ and ‘Animafilm’ and works as art director of Poznań’s Animator International Festival. Since 1988, he has worked with the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, USA, where he lectures on the theory and history of film and contemporary art. He is the author of several books, including Nie tylko Disney. Rzecz o filmie animowanym (2000), and Wenders do domu (2006). Several of his films (including AE and Kinefaktura) have previously shown at the New Horizons festival.

Selected filmography

1995 Jerzy Sołtan. Człowiek, który Polski nie zbudował / Jerzy Sołtan. The Man Who Didn’t Build Poland (doc.)

2005 Podróże Daniela Szczechury / Daniel Szczechura’s Journeys (doc.)

2008 Sycylijska pchła / Sicilian Flea (anim., short)

2011 AE (anim., short)

2012 Kinefaktura (anim., short)

2012 F.I.T. (anim., short)

Cast & Crew

director Marcin Giżycki
screenplay improvised movie
cinematography Marcin Giżycki
editing Marcin Giżycki
music Witold Górka
animation Marcin Giżycki
visual design Marcin Giżycki
producer Marcin Giżycki
production Marcin Giżycki
sales Marcin Giżycki
language no dialogues
colouration colour