FH Joanneum Lecture by Andrej Kolencík
22.03.2018 | 17.00
Graz, Österreich

Never work with idiots and the importance of doing it good
The story of the production company Admiral Films and its current projects. The lecture included a presentation about the current situation in the creative/ lm industry and how one can survive in it these days. It also gave behind the scenes impressions from the production of lms and music videos. Bonus: free movie screening

Andrej Kolencík
Nicknamed Admiral (* 3.8.1984 in Bratislava) is a lm director and a visual artist. He studied graphic design at School of Applied Arts and graduated from Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in eld of animation. He studied also at RITS in Brussels during his Erasmus studies and made intership at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. Currently he’s working as a freelance lm director of ction, documentary and also animation lms, music videos and commercials. As a visual artist he deals with illustration. Besides of that, he is also co-founder of the international animation festival Fest Anca, for which he was working as a program director for 6 years. Films that he was working on were presented at many international lm festivals and won some awards, among them for example Golden Egg at festival of Emir Kusturica. In 2014 he was selected for Berlinale Talents. In 2015 he started his own production company called Admiral Films.