Join us at a course on animated music videos, which will be conducted by Tomasz Śiwiński, the director of “A Blue Room”, well known to the Flm Spring community. Classes will be held between 30.06 and 2.07. as a part of the Arena Festival film & music in Ostróda. Cinebus will park there for the fifth time.
During the course music videos will be created using the pixilation method, i.e. moving photos with the support of an artificial intelligence.
“During the workshops we will spend three days creating an animated music video for an existing piece of music. While making the animation, we will use the technique of pixilation, which consists in time-lapse animation of static photos. The group will decide what will be placed in front of the camera and will be the subject of the photos and the animations based on them.
In the second stage of the project, we will transform the resulting animation using Artificial Intelligence. In this way, the photos will gain a new and hopefully interesting artistic character”
– announces the tutor, Tomasz Siwiński.
“The workshop is open to all people, including those who have no experience with animation or fine arts. They will be, also for me, an interesting adventure with the new medium and an opportunity to create an experimental, short film form”
– adds the director.
Classes will be held from 10:00 to 19:00, and on the last day from 8:00 to 16:00.
Note: free admission, reservations required!
Please send your applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arena Festival film & music in Ostróda will run from June 30 to July 2, 2023.
More information about courses with Cinebus HERE
Tomasz Siwiński is the creator of original oil painted animated films. In the sensual aesthetics of oil painting, he creates expressive, oneiric worlds. The heroes placed in them try to find themselves in a reality that hides dark secrets and is subject to disturbing transformations.
Siwiński was born in 1982. He studied at the Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow and at the Animated Film Studio under the supervision of prof. Jerzy Kucia. During his studies, he created animated films “Television” and “Little Black Square”.
In 2014, his next film “A Blue Room” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Semaine de la Critique section. The film received multiple awards, incl. The Best Animation Award at Curtas Vila do Conde (Portugal) and the Silver Hobby Horse at the Krakow Film Festival.
In addition to his original films, he also makes documentary animations, such as “Moczarski’s Case” (distinguished by Vimeo Staff Pick) and the animated part of the documentary “Mała Zagłada” (directed by Natalia Koryncka-Gruz). His films have been presented at many festivals, incl. Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand, Cannes, Hiroshima, Utrecht, Zagreb, Uppsala, Stuttgart, Krakow. He is a member of The Association of Polish Filmmakers (SFP) and ASIFA, in 2019 he obtained a doctorate.