Maestro
(Maestro)

animation, 35mm, 5 minutes, 1:1.85

PREMIER (HUNGARY): 2005.

Five minutes before the Big Performance, the Maestro is getting ready for the execution behind the curtains. Time is slowly ticking away...

http://maestro-film.com

Creators

Géza M. Tóth Director
Géza M. Tóth Screenplay
Tamás Megyeri Director of photography
Árpád Koós, Zoltán Bogdán Animation
Géza M. Tóth Editor
Attila Pacsay Music
Imre Madácsi, Ákos Ambrus, Attila Pacsay Sound
Géza M. Tóth Art director
Árpád Koós, Géza M. Tóth Graphics
Kedd Animation Studios Production company

Awards

Belgrade BALKANIMA - 2005 Special Prize
Würzburg Film Weekend - 2006 Short Film Prize
Leeds International Film Festival - 2006 Special Mention
Changzhou CICDAF - 2005 Best Short Film
Huesca Film Festival - 2006 Special Mention
Evora International Short Film Festival - 2007 Audience Award
Kawasaki Digital Short Film Festival - 2007 Main Prize
Córdoba International Animation Festival - ANIMACOR - 2005 Second Prize
Kosice Art Film Fest - 2005 Special Mention
Patras International Panorama of Independent Film and Video - 2006 Best Animation
Nagoya JDAF - 2005 Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman's Prize
Pisticci Lucania Film Festival - 2007 Best Director
Gifu HIAFFF - 2006 Semi Grand Prize
Belo Horizonte ISFF - 2005 Best Screenplay: Géza M. Tóth
Espinho CINANIMA - 2005 Audience Prize
La Bourboule PLEIN la BOBINE - 2006 Children Jury's Prize
Bègles Les Nuits Magiques - 2005 Special Prize
Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth - 2006 Hermína Týrlová Award
Izmir International Short Film Festival - 2005 Golden Cat Award
Trieste Maremetraggio - 2006 CEI Award
Aubagne International Film Festival - 2005 Animation Prize (ex aequo),
Bucharest DaKINO - 2005 Special Prize

Festivals

Baden Fantoche - 2005
Geneva Festival Tous Ecrans - 2005
Riga BIMINI - 2006 (in competition)
Kiev KROK International Animated Film Festival - 2005 (in competition)
San Jose Cinequest - 2006
Brussels ANIMA - 2006 (in competition)
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival - 2005
Zagreb Animafest - 2006 (in competition)
Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival - 2005 (in competition)
Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - 2005
Istanbul International Short Film Days - 2007
London Rushes Soho Shorts Festival - 2005 (in competition)
Chemnitz SCHLINGEL - 2005 (in competition)
Vilnius TINDIRINDIS - 2005 (in competition)
Targu-Mures AlterNative - 2005 (in competition)
Tirana TIFF - 2005 (in competition)
Vendome Film Festival - 2005
Valladolid International Film Festival - 2005 (in competition)
Brest International Short Film Festival - 2006
Taipei TIAF - 2007
Giffoni International Film Festival - 2005
Lisbon IndieLisboa  - 2006 (in competition)
Copenhagen BUSTER - 2005
Ankara Festival on Wheels - 2006
Leuven International Short Film Festival - 2007
Winterthur International Short Film Festival - 2005
American Film Academy - 2007 (in competition)
Granada Young Filmmmaker Festival - 2006 (in competition)
Madrid AniMadrid - 2005
London International Animation Festival - 2006
Jerusalem International Film Festival - 2006
Nashville Independant Film Festival - 2006
Stuttgart Trickfilm - 2006
Annecy International Animated Film Festival - 2005 (in competition)
Melbourne International Animation Festival - 2006
Bologna Future Film Festival - 2006 (in competition)
Hiroshima International Animation Festival - 2008
Munich BUNTER HUND - 2005 (in competition)
Bergen International Film Festival - 2007
Mar del Plata International Film Festival - 2007
Rio de Janeiro, Săo Paulo ANIMA MUNDI - 2005
Warsaw International Film Festival - 2006
Rome ARCIPELAGO - 2005
Mill Valley Film Festival - 2005
Berlin INTERFILM - 2005 (in competition)
Mexico City FICCO - 2008
Los Angeles Film Festival - 2005 (in competition)
Isfahan Festival of Film and Video for Children and Young Adults - 2005
Roma I Castelli Animati - 2005
Piestany Cinematik - 2007
Chieti MATITA Film Festival - 2005

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