year: 2012

format: 35mm
duration: 16’30

production: Compote Collective, Bonobostudio, Eyecatch Productions
distribution: Bonobostudio

countries of production: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany


script: Ivan Bogdanov, Phil Mulloy
original idea and interviews: Diana Ivanova
film direction and supervision: Ivan Bogdanov
directors of individual stories: Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Rositsa Raleva, Veljko Popović, Dmitry Yagodin
animation: Vessela Dantcheva, Kristijan Dulić, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Dmitry Yagodin
voices: Harry Anichkin, Ivana Gavrilova, Eltimir Alexandrov, Deliana Hristova, Boris Deliradev, Katrin Toneva
editing: Ivan Bogdanov
music: Petar Dundakov
sound Design: Emil Iliev
producer: Maria Stanisheva, Compote Collective(Bulgaria)
co-producers: Vanja Andrijević, Bonobostudio(Croatia), Christian Müller, Eyecatch Productions(Germany)
When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?
In Father the reality of life is turned upside down to create an impossible dialogue – the dialogue between a child and a father that never happens.

Father is the winner of  2010 Co-Production Prize awarded by the Robert Bosch Foundation.

More about the film: http://father-film.com/


Special Jury Mention, Croatian Animated Film Festival 2012

Best Animated Film Award, Days of Croatian Film 2012

Grand Prix, Golden Kuker 2012

Best Animated Film in National Competition, In the Palace 2012

Special Mention, Anibar 2012

Bulgarian Filmmakers’ Union Award, Varna World Festival of Animated Film 2012

Best Short Film Award, Anim’est 2012

Best Director Award, Goldfish Children’s Animation Festival 2012

2nd Prize in Short Film Category, Expotoons 2012

Audience Award, Banja Luka Animated Film Festival 2012

Golden Dove Award for Animated Film, DOK Leipzig 2012

1st Prize, Animax Skopje Fest 2012

Best Animated Film, Golden Rhyton Film Festival 2012

Best Animated Film, 0110 International Digital Film Festival 2013

Best Animation Award, Byron Bay International Film Festival 2013

CIFEJ Prize for the best film for children, Tehran International Animation Festival 2013

3rd Prize, Athens Animfest 2013

Best Animated Film, European Film Festival Lille 2013

Audience Award, Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2013

Special Mention, Gulf Film Festival 2013

Best Short Film Award, Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films 2013

Best Short Film Award in Masterclass Competition, Giffoni International Film Festival 2013

Best Animated Film, Tashkent International Film Forum 2013

1st Prize for Animated Documentary Film, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2013

Grand Prix, Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival 2013

Best Animated Film, Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People 2013

TV broadcast

Croatian Television – HTV 3
Klasik TV

Festivals (in total over a 100)

Sofia International Film Festival (9/3-18/3/2012)
Croatian Animated Film Festival (24/3-25/3/2012)
Days of Croatian Film (16/4-24/4/2012)
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (8/5-13/5/2012)
Animafest Zagreb – World Festival of Animated Film (Croatian Panorama), (29/5-3/6/2012)
Annecy International Animation Film Festival (4/6-9/6/2012)
Golden Kuker International Animation Festival (11/6-17/6/2012)
Fest Anca International Animation Festival (28/6-1/7/2012)
In the Palace International Short Film Festival (29/6-7/7/2012)
Tabor Film Festival (8/7-14/7/2012)
Anibar International Animation Festival (22/8-27/8/2012)
International Animation Festival Hiroshima (23/8-