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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1983 - 30 July.7 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1983


Original Title Irka-Firka
Italian Title Graffiti
Category Out of competition
Section Hungary Animation Cinema Review
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 11'
Production Year 1977
Nationality Hungary
Directed by Ferenc Varsányi

 regista ferenc varsanyiFERENC VARSÁNYI

Throughout his 30 year career in the entertainment industry, Varsanyi has won multiple awards including a Daytime Emmy for his work directing the first 15 episodes of Klasky Csupo's "The Rugrats" and has worked all over the world from Hollywood to Korea to Taiwan to Europe producing and directing major animation projects.
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 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.