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District 8
Director, Aron Gauder
Animation, Comedy, Hungary, 2004

Staring Ricsi Lakatos (voice), Ricsi Lakatos (voice)m Károly Csorba (voice), Béluska, son of Vizy (voice)


Director's Biography 

Born in 1972 in Köszeg, Hungary, Aron Gauder graduated from MOME in 1999 specializing in Animation. After learning the basics of classical animation at university he then took up 3D animation within a studio framework at KGB studios. He has created special effects for such films as Hukkle, Taxidermia and Liza the Fox Fairy. In 2005, he and Erik Novak made The District! which won the Annecy Cristal for best feature. They worked together again on the international co-production Egill, a 3D Viking saga. In recent years, Aron has made a documentary series called Stone Axe Man and other documentary films such as The Bait. He has also made an animation series for television based on Native American folk tales called The Coyote.




Flaka Kokoli – Animation Film Tutor
Faton Mustafa – Project Assistan

Animation, Folktale, Kosovo, 2021

Workshop discription

"Education for inclusive society through animation Crtana Filmja/Animation Film Workshop", which took place from 15-21 February and brought together 15 young people of different ethnicities in Kosovo. During these days, in addition to learning techniques of animation film, they had the opportunity to learn other important aspects of interethnic cooperation.

The training ended with new friendships being formed, and with promises that everyone will meet soon in their cities. The participants were from different cities, such as Drenas, Shtime, Fushë Kosovë, Plemetinë, Gjakovë, Prizren.

Bledina Bytyqi
Zela Behrami
Valbona Gashi
Sabrie Veliu
Liridona Krakoveri
Donit Smakiqi
Arianit Bytyqi
Muhedin Berisha
Irfan Mustafa
Visar Kukaqi
Veton Gashi
Ardijan Krasniqi
Ergin Mehmeti
Nuhi Berisha
Ardijan Krasniqi



Workshop Tutor

Flaka Kokolli is an animator from Kosovo. She was born on the 7th of October 1998, in Prishtine, where she grew up and finished her education up until University. After having been a workshop participant and volunteer in the Anibar Animation Festival for a couple of years, at the age of 16 she started tutoring stop-motion workshops, later on coordinating them, as well as becoming a selection panel member for Anibar’s “Kids and Teen” program. 

In the year 2016, she started the BA program in Animation, at the Metropolitan University of Budapest, Hungary.
After graduation, she came back to Kosovo to initially work for different graphic design and animation companies, to later open her own company called “Flammorum”. With Flammorum she has had a few animation and infographic projects, as well as the recently finished short animated film called “Mardhë”, produced by the Oral History Initiative.

Currently, she is working on another short animated film, subsided by the Cinematographic Center of Kosovo (QKK), and is a selection panel member for the main program of Anibar. Moreover, she has been continuing her work with tutoring workshops for multiple festivals and organizations such as UNWomen, WiSci Steam Camp, S'bunker, etc.



Director Szoboszlay Eszter

Animation, fairytale, 7’ Hungary, 2017


Once upon a time, an enormous dragon and a piteously cruel giant stole the Sun and the Moon. Darkness fell over the world. Fortunately, two brave and strong men set out to find the light and bring it back…




Directors Biography


Eszter Szoboszlay was born in 1979 in Budapest. She graduated from the Hungarian Fine Arts University in 2004, specialized in graphic art. She has been teaching in an art school since then. She makes graphics, illustrations, and works in a puppet theatre, too.




Director Hüseyin Tabak
Fiction, Drama, 117’ Germany/Austria, 2018


Director Hüseyin Tabak gained critical acclaim with such films as, ”Your Beauty Is Worth Nothing” and “The Legend Of The Ugly King“. It‘s hard not to like young Ali. She has the heart of a lion, is proud, doesn’t complain and works herself to the bone for her two children, Esmeralda and Mateo, as a cleaner in Hamburg’s famous “Ritze“ underground club. But deep in her heart Ali carries a wound: after


Directors Biography

HÜSEYIN TABAK was born on July 15, 1981 in Lemgo, Germany. After working on several film sets as an intern and assistant director he studied directing and scriptwriting at the Filmakademie in Vienna. His first short film CHEEESE went to over 70 international film festivals and won 16 awards. His feature films, A HORSE ON THE BALCONY (2012) and YOUR BEAUTY IS WORTH NOTHING (2012) were huge critical successes. Among many others, BEAUTY won the Austrian Film Award in four categories. His documentary THE LEGEND OF THE UGLY KING, about the Kurdish-Turkish director Yilmaz Güney is a big festival hit. His newest feature film, the drama GYPSY QUEEN, stars Alina Serban and Tobias Moretti.