- AWARDED FILMS FOR 2015
VI IAFF “GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA”
4.05.2015 – 10.05.2015
Festival Director's award: “TSUNAMI” , Directed by Sofie Kampmark , Denmark
Prize for the Best animated music video: “IF WE HAD ONLY TRIED”. Directed by Reinhold Bidner , Austria.
Prize for the Best animated Eco film: “ТHE BLACK ISLAND” Directed by Nino Christen , Switzerland
Prize for the Best Episode from TV-series: “PIGLET BABYSITTER”, Directed by Natalya Berezovaya , Russia
Prize for the Best Short film made for kids: “PIK PIK PIK”, Directed by Dmitry Vysotskiy, Russia
Prize for the Best Student animated film: “TUSK”, Directed by Rory Waudby-Tolley, United Kingdom
Prize for the Best Supper short animated film: “I AM”, Directed by Magdalena Pilecka, Poland
Prize for the Best Short animated film, up to 10 minutes: “AUBADE”, Directed by Mauro Carraro, Switzerland
Prize for the Best Short animated film, from 10 to 45 minutes: “GUIDA”, Directed by Rosana Urbes, Brazil
Prize for the Best Feature animated film: “ THE BOY AND THE WORLD”, Directed by Ale Abreu, Brazil
Prize for the “100 years Bulgarian cinema & 100 years Bulgarian animated films”: “TOUCH AND VERSE”, produced by Compote Collective, and directed by: Dmitry Yagodin, Asparuh Petrov, Ivan Bogdanov, Milen Vitanov, Boris Despodov, Boris Pramatarov , Bulgaria
Special prize statuette “Pryko Proykov” is awarded to: “THE DAY OF THE BLEEDING GUMS”, Directed by Dimitar Dimitrov , Bulgaria
The GRAND PRIX “Golden Kuker” is awarded to: “WE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS”, Directed by Konstantin Bronzit, Russia
- RESULTS OF COMPETITION ON THE OCCASION OF 80 YEARS OF NATURAL PARK ''VITOSHA"
THE WINNERS :
First prize: Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov and Evgenia Spassova]
Second prize: 80 years Vitosha [Mikhail Popov]
Third prize: Inaestimabilis [Valentin Tonev Atanasov]
Films participated in the competition:
1. 80 years Vitosha [Mikhail Popov]
2. 80 years Vitosha [Yanko Popov and Margarita Gaydarova]
3. 80 years Vitosha Mountain [Veni Zamfirova]
4. 80 years memories [Lyubomir Kalev]
5. Inaestimabilis [Valentin Tonev Atanasov]
6. Infinity [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]
7. Have you been [Milena Simeonova]
8. Vitosha [Nadezhda Ilieva Arsova]
9. Vitosha [Peter Daskalov]
10. Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov]
11. Vitosha [Yuri Sekoulov and Evgenia Spassova]
12. Magic moments [Daniela Karaivanova]
13. Forest [Christina Kamenova and Hope Katsarova]
14. Love [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]
15. Park Vitosha [Maria Peteva]
16. Park Vitosha colors [Stilyana Dineva]
17. Vitosha Nature Park [Iskra Popova]
18. The heart of Sofia [Boryana Vladimirova Stratieva and Kossara Aleksandrova Georgieva]
Congratulations to the winners!
- COURSE FOR DIGITAL 2D ANIMATION
We have the honor to announce you that due the great interest and desire to be useful and to help your training and professional development, we are pleased to present you that within the yearly events of "Golden Kuker -Sofia" we organize a course for basic and professional knowledge of the specialized software for digital 2D animation ANIME STUDIO. This course will help you to congest basic skills in animation, building characters / character riging / and creation of digital scenes.
The course consists of two modules for beginners and for advanced.
The advanced modules will reveal many of the secrets of working with the program. For professionals who are familiar with the principles of the work of this or similar programs the course will reveal many tricks and tips that make the realization of your own project quickly and easily.
All the participants who pass the two modules of the course will receive a certificate-diploma, which will certify their knowledge.
We provide the opportunity for a minimum period of time to gain maximum knowledge that will be of great benefit and use.
Invest in yourself - an investment that is really worth!
More about ANIME STUDIO:
Anime Studio is specialized software for digital 2D animation, built on the principles of the 3D animation - bone system, automatic tuiting, easy timing correction. It has also features that are absent from similar programs for digital 2D animation as Toom Boom and Flash, exactly a morphing and action features that provides a significant opportunities to create a library of movements and conditions that can be mixed with each other. Incredibly powerful and convenient program for independent author films and TV commercial productions.
WHEN: The course will be weekend lasted for one month. Depending on the number of registered groups will be formed, with the first training will start on 04.10.2014 г.
Total hours: 36 hours
- Module I: 16 hours
- Module II: 20 hours
Certificate: Yes (for the completed two modules)
- First module regular price: 120 lv / members of BAICAA -10% / students: 80 lv
- Second module (advanced): 160 lv regular price;/ members of BAICAA -10% / - for students 110 lv
Short description of the course content by modules
Program for Module I: Basic menus and program functions
(short description) - principles and techniques of painting in Anime Studio
- Digital forms and styles of Rulers
- Construction of typecasting
- Bone - bone types and kinematics
- Construction of typecasting with bones
- Animation - techniques of animation
- Audio and lipsing / program
- View and camera movement
- Export file types from ASA
- 3D options INPORT and export 3D files
- Animation and planning stage in ASA
Program for Module II: /Anime Studio 9.5 / 10/
Types of lines and doing their own brushes
Import drawings with digitization
Types of gradient for shapes and lines in ASP
Interpolation types and timing adjustment
Switch - frame by frame technique
Morphing between different states and units
Preparation of libraries for use with the movements with
Classic animation in Anime Studio - what and how?
Rotation of the head and typecasting in space and morphing
Cycles with internal cycles - Control of the movement
Riging of characters made ??up of images
Riging of vector typecasting
Right and inverse kinematics
Smart bones and their application
Lazy bones /Anime Studio 10.01/
3D in Anime Studio
Making and animating vector typecasting in anime studio and its
converting into 3D
Texturing of 3D objects
Bones and 3D objects
Particles and their settings
Panoramas and cameras
Planning and animating a scene in Anime Studio
Anime studio and online games
Dynamics and physics in Anime Studio for manga animation and comics
Here you can see some of the skills that you will gain after finishing the full course: HTTPS :/ / WWW.YOUTUBE.COM / WATCH? V = TKMPHMNM-3I
Everyone who want to join the course is required to send to the e-mail address: email@example.com their names and specify in which modules are interested in.
We are expecting you!
- FILM COMPETITION FOR NATURE PARK "VITOSHA"
FILM COMPETITION FOR NATURE PARK "VITOSHA"
We have the please to invite you to join an amazing contest that is arranged on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Nature Park "Vitosha" from the International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker Sofia."
The challenge is to create a short animated film (to one minute) on the theme "80 years Nature Park Vitosha".
The deadline for the contest is August 25, 2014
Everyone can send their movies at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prizes for the winners are:
- First Prize: 1 500 lv
- Second Prize: 1 000 lv
- Third Prize: 700 lv
More information about Nature Park "Vitosha" you can find on adress:
We are expecting your films!
- AWARDED FILMS FOR 2014
WINNERS OF 5-TH INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA
- GRAND PRIX GOLDEN KUKER - Crulic - The Path to Beyond / Anca Damian / Romania MORE...
- SPECIAL АWARD “PROIKO PROIKOV” for Best Comedy film - Frabbits / Charlie Kothe / United States MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED SUPER SHORT FILM (about 1 min) - What’s your secret of long life? / Eszter Jánka / Hungary MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (up to 10 min) - Fallin’ Floyd / Albert ‘t Hooft; Paco Vink / Netherlands MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (10 – 45 min) - Toto / Zbigniew Czapla / Poland MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED STUDENT FILM - My strange Grandfather / Dina Velikovskaya / Russia MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED ECO FILM - Vigia / Marcel Barelli / Switzerland MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED MUSIC FILM - Giving me a chance / Nacho Rodríguez / Spain MORE...
- BEST ANIMATED KIDS’ FILM - L’ami / Christophe Defaye, Olivier Defaye/ Japan MORE...
- TV SERIES BEST FILM - Old Folk`s Tales: Chapter 3 / Carlos Smith, Marcelo Dematei / Colombia MORE...
- THE BEST BULGARIAN ANIMATED FILM - Portals / Simeon Sokerov / Bulgaria MORE...
- THE PARTICIPATION OF ‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN GEORGIA
THE PARTICIPATION OF ‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN GEORGIA
The International Animation Festival "GOLDEN KUKER-Sofia" has shown the awarded films and the best of it's 4 editions during the International Animation Festival "Nikozi" in Georgia.
- ‘’GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA” IN PLOVDIV
"GOLDEN KUKER-SOFIA" GUEST OF CULTURAL CENTER "TRAKART" - PLOVDIV OF 25, 26 AND 27 OCTOBER
In three consecutive days was shown the best of the International Animation Film Festival "Golden Kuker" for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 - "Animation laughter", "Love and more."
Cartoons for all ages!
On 26 and 27 of October, from 11am / weekends / :
the "Kids Morning" Club screenings the cartoons from the kids favorite songs and karaoke!
October 25 / Friday / :
5 PM:" Animation laughter " / screening of cartoons for adults / ;
7 PM: "Love and something else " / screening of cartoons for adults / ;
October 26 / Saturday / :
From 11AM : Celebration of the children of the city with a screening of cartoons Bulgarian favorite children's songs with karaoke, quizzes and prizes;
From 5 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2010 / Prize winners - for adults / ;
From 7 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2011 / Prize winners - for adults / ;
October 27 / Sunday / :
From 11AM: Celebration of the kids from the city with a screening of animated films from around the world ;
From 5 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2012 / Prize winners - for adults / ;
From 7 PM: The best from the GOLDEN KUKER 2013 / Prize winners - for adults / .
Treats and prizes from " Zayo Bayo " and sweet shop " Nedelq "!
- AWARDS 2013
WINNERS OF 4-TH INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN KUKER- SOFIA
- GRAND PRIX GOLDEN KUKER – “Snowflake” by Natalia Chernysheva (Russia) VIDEO
- SPECIAL АWARD “PROIKO PROIKOV” – for best Music Video – The Jury did not grand awards for the best film. However the Jury gives two Special Mention Certificate to Andrei Tokidang (Belorussia) and his film “City” VIDEO and Sonja Rohleder (Germany) and her film “Kolumbus” VIDEO
- BEST ANIMATED SUPER SHORT FILM (about 1 min) goes to Simone Massi (Italy) for “Softly, Flows” VIDEO
- BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (up to 10 min) – the award goes to “International Father’s Day” by Edmunds Jansons (Latvia) VIDEO DEO The Jury is impressed by the PLANKTOON’S STUDIO (France) for the film “Reflection” and awards them with Special Mention Certificate. GALLERY
- BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM (10 – 45 min) – The winner for the best animated shorts (10 – 45 min) is “Oh Willy... ” by Emma De Swaef, Director And Andreas De Ridder, Animator, Alice Tambellini, Animator, Steven De Beul, Animator (Belgium, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg) VIDEO
- BEST ANIMATED STUDENT FILM – goes to “Nyosha” by Liran Kapel (Israel) VIDEO
- BEST ANIMATED ECO FILM – was not awarded
- BEST ANIMATED KIDS’ FILM – The Jury awarded “Snowflake” by Natalia Chernysheva (Russia) VIDEO
- TV SERIES BEST FILM – was not awarded
- THE BEST BULGARIAN ANIMATED FILM – award goes to “Last Autumn” by Sofiya Ilieva, Georgi Merdzhanov, Emilian Gatsov, Stoyan Tenev. BLOG