BLACK

POLISH TITLE: CZERŃ

REPRESENTED BY KFF

‘Black’ (‘黒’) tells about a pair of astronauts trapped on an orbital space station because of a nuclear war that erupted unexpectedly on Earth. They lost contact with Earth and all attempts to communicate with their base or anybody else have failed. All they can do now is watch nuclear explosions taking place on the surface of the Earth and try to survive together somehow...

GENRE:
animation
COUNTRY:
POLAND, JAPAN
RUNNING TIME:
14'
YEAR:
COLOUR:
black and white
DIRECTING:
Tomasz Popakul
SCRIPT:
Tomasz Popakul
DOP:
Tomasz Popakul
EDITOR:
Tomasz Popakul
MUSIC:
Michał Fojcik
ANIMATION:
Tomasz Popakul
PRODUCTION:
Tomasz Popakul

Tomasz Popakul »

Born in 1986, graduated from the Arts High School in Szczecin, specialization in printmaking. He received a Master of Arts degree in animation from the Łódź Film School, where he also studied scriptwriting for a year. He was one of the three artists selected for the Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo 2014 residency programme by Japan Image Council (JAPIC). He made 8 short animated films; his latest short ‘Ziegenort’ was screened and acclaimed at various film festivals all around the world.

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