GIFFONI50PLUS - 21.31 JULY 2021



Category: Edition 2021

There’s only one blue headed matchstick left in the box. He is the protagonist of the MITCH-MATCH series. In every episode he embarks on a journey and always returns to the box at the end of lots of strange, playful and imaginative adventures.

Original Title Mitch-match sorozat hatodik epizód
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 2' 12"
Production Year 2020
Nationality Hungary
Directed by Géza M. Tóth
Screenplay Géza M. Tóth
Animation Péter Vácz
Sound Bertalan Baglyas
Music Bertalan Baglyas
Produced by Géza M. Tóth
Production Kedd Animation Studio

Headshot 4addd65dd5 headshotGéza M. Tóth

Oscar nominated filmmaker, PhD university professor and head of KEDD Animation Studio. He has been teaching from 1994 at some of the most prestigious art universities in Europe, such as MOME - Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Royal College of Art in London, University of Theatre and Film in Budapest. From 2020 he also runs one of the most successful East-European animation film studios, named KEDD. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is a multifarious artist, works in a huge palette of the arts: director of short films (ex: Icar, MAESTRO, ERGO, MAMA) and animation tv series (ex: Berry and Dolly, The Kuflis). He also works as a director for theater and operas (ex: Nibelungen, The Miraculous Mandarin, The Bluebeard's Castle), illustrating books, lecturing, scriptwriting. His films have won more than 120 prizes. His first film, THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN (1992) was selected for Annecy, the second - ICARUS (1996) was nominated for the Golden-Bear in Berlin. His film, MAESTRO (2005) was nominated for the Oscar in 2007 in the Best Animated Short Film category. His latest animation short, MATCHES, put him in the Oscar Race again, since he won the Oscar qualifying Light in Motion Award for Best Animated Short Film at the Foyle Film Festival in 2019.

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