Father

Ivan Bogdanov & Moritz Mayerhofer & Asparuh Petrov & Veljko Popovic & Rositsa Raleva & Dmitry Yagodin

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16’30 • 2012 • ov english • st french • Germany, Bulgaria, Croatia • documentary, animation

When did you last talk with your father?
Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?
In Father the reality of life is turned upside down to create an impossible dialogue - the dialogue between a child and a father that never happens.

director, supervisor and editing: Ivan Bogdanov
script: Ivan Bogdanov and Phil Mulloy
design and direction of individual stories: Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Veljko Popovic, Rositsa Raleva and Dmitry Yagodin
animation: Vessela Dantcheva, Kristijan Dulic, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov and Dmitry Yagodin
compositing: Vessela Dantcheva, Carl Krausse, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Assen Semov, Veljko Popovic and Dmitry Yagodin
voices: Harry Anichkin, Ivana Gavrailova, Eltimir Aleksandrov, Deliana Hristova, Boris Deliradev and Katrin Toneva
music: Petar Dundakov
sound design: Emil Iliev
producer: Maria Stanisheva - Compote Collective
co-producers: Vanja Andrijevic - Bonobostudioand Christian Müller - Eyecatch Productions

- meet the filmakers

- awards
Special Jury Mention - Croatian Animated Film Festival - 2012
Best Animated Film- Days of Croatian Film - 2012
Grand Prix - Golden Kuker - 2012
Best Animated Film in National Competition - In the Palace - 2012
Special Mention - Anibar - 2012
Bulgarian Filmmakers’ Union Award, Varna World Festival of Animated Film - 2012
Best Short Film - Anim’est - 2012
Best Director Award - Goldfish Children’s Animation Festival - 2012
2nd Prize in Short Film Category - Expotoons - 2012
Audience Award - Banja Luka Animated Film Festival- 2012
Golden Dove Award for Animated Film - DOK Leipzig - 2012
1st Prize - Animax Skopje Fest - 2012
Best Animated Film - Golden Rhyton Film Festival - 2012
Best Animated Film - 0110 International Digital Film Festival - 2013
Best Animation Award - Byron Bay International Film Festival - 2013
CIFEJ Prize for the best film for children - Tehran International Animation Festival - 2013
3rd Prize - Athens Animfest - 2013
Best Animated Film - European Film Festival Lille - 2013
Audience Award - Be There! Corfu Animation Festival - 2013
Special Mention - Gulf Film Festival - 2013
Best Short Film Award - Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films - 2013
Best Short Film Award in Masterclass Competition - Giffoni International Film Festival - 2013
Best Animated Film - Tashkent International Film Forum - 2013
1st Prize for Animated Documentary Film - Chicago International Children’s Film Festival - 2013
Grand Prix - Etiuda &Anima International Film Festival - 2013
Best Animated Film - Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People - 2013


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
Plateau Télé
La Vidéothèque Nomade + La jungle étroite
Court-Bouillon #31
Court-Bouillon #29
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ JaJaJa #4
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ Festival Partie(s) de Campagne #3
Un monde d’animation
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ Festival Partie(s) de Campagne #1
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ JaJaJa #2
Vidéothèque Nomade and Parcours d’artistes #1
Café Frima*s
Vidéos à la Carte & Plateau sonore #1
Cabinet de recouvrement #1
La Vidéothèque Nomade at 100 Papiers
La Vidéothèque Nomade at 100 Papiers
La Vidéothèque Nomade at Les Instantanées
La Vidéothèque Nomade at Cultures Maison #3