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Ob železnici 8
Maribor, Upravna enota Maribor, 2000

StopTrik International Film Festival is dedicated to stop motion techniques of hand-made, spatial animation as puppet film, claymation, object or photography manipulation, animation of loose materials (such as salt, sand etc), pixilation, traditional cut-out and many more. The list of sub-genres could be complemented with such exceptional techniques as animation of lights, fire, yarns, threads. Artists' imagination is limitless and so we can be neither orthodox nor strict while defining the term "stop motion". The ultimate goal of this unique annual gathering is to admire and celebrate artistry of hand-made, spatial animation together with all the other drifters of the surreal, absurd or merry highways who are ready to pursue frame by frame illusion.

Animacije 2018

How the Black Hole Begins

Lina Dvoršak


How the Black Hole Begins/ Kako nastane črna luknja/ Bajka o powstaniu czarnej dziury

Karolina Gołębiowska (Arts Academy Szczecin)

2017, POL, 4'22''

How the black hole begins is a story about a dog – Rulon. Rulon seems to be a casual dog, but he is quite special. He is a dreamer. One day Rulon gets the possibility to fly. He decides to make his dreams come true and makes a space trip. In outer space he is surprised to meet titbits. Qualified as O!PLA 2018 people's favourite stop motion film.

''Kako nastane črna luknja'' je zgodba o psu, Rulonu. Rulon je na prvi pogled povsem navaden pes, a je v resnici precej poseben. Je sanjač. Nekega dne se Rulonu ponudi priložnost, da poleti. Odloči se uresničiti svoje sanje in se poda v vesolje. V vesolju presenečen naleti na poslastice. Kvalificiran za najljubši stop animacijski film festivala O!PLA 2018.

Written, directed and animated by Karolina Gołębiowska

Music: Michał Urban

Technique: clay animation, object animation, cut-out animation


Recommended for children under 14: yes

Karolina Gołębiowska

(born in 1990) comes from Wolin. In 2014 she finished artistic graphics in Academy of Art in Szczecin in the department of Visual Art. Prize winner of Marshal of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship for the best artistic diploma in 2014. At present she is a student in The Faculty of Painting and New Media at the Academy of Art in Szczecin. Laureate of distinction in the Szczecin European Film Festiwal in 2017. Everyday she lead workshops, take photos and makes short film forms.

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