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Category: Edition 1981


Original Title Gyermekstudio
Italian Title Lo studio dei bambini
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 5'
Production Year 1980
Nationality Hungary
Directed by Ferenc Varsanyi

 regista ferenc varsànyFERENC VARSÁNYI

Born and raised in his native land of Hungary, Varsanyi has been writing and directing hundreds of live action, animated, and mixed genre (live action mixed with animation) films since the mid 1970s. His productions have won him notoriety as a filmmaker both in Hungary and abroad. Including the mentioned Daytime Emmy Award for "The Rugrats", Golden Rose Award in Montreux for "Variations" (TV series), the First Price and The Special Prize of the Jury on two International Festivals of Film Comedies for his short and long feature animated films, several First and Grand Prizes on different local festivals, three times Presidential Award of the MTV for his TV series, and Youth Award of the Hungarian Cultural Ministry for his own feature film: "Schooltime Blues".
Throughout his career, Varsanyi has worked with such notable studios as Pannonia Film Studio (Eastern Europe's leading producer of Animation throughout the 1970s and '80s), and as the world famous Varga Studio, and Klasky-Csupo Inc., in Hollywood California.
Also he has published 3 fantasy books: "Secret of the Dragon Land", "The Demon", and "The Shaman". He was the producer of 3 short animated project made by Marcell Jankovics and Balazs Pal - in his own company. He was lecturer the Hungarian Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, the Pannnonia Film, Varga Studio and Faludi Academy as well.