YEVHEN SYVOKIN. SECRETS OF UKRAINIAN ANIMATION
On March 16, 2016 the assembly hall of Salvador Dali Art Institute for Decorative Modeling and Design will host a meeting with prominent Ukrainian animator, member of the National Union of Cinematographers of Ukraine and teacher Yevhen Syvokin.
Yevhen Syvokin is a Ukrainian artist, director and animator. In over 50 years of his career he has created such wonderful Ukrainian animated films as The Tale of the Good Rhino (1970), Cossacks Play Hockey (1995), Compromix (2002), Snow Will Cover Roads... ( 2005), Save and Protect (2008) and others. His works have won numerous prizes at international film festivals: Golden Knight (Russia), KROK, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, KinoLev. Author of the books If You Like Animation (1985) and From the Unpublished (2012). The latter was published and presented by Dovzhenko Center at the Book Arsenal in 2012 and is available in our publications section at http://www.dovzhenkocentre.org/product/25/
Yevhen Syvokin currently teaches at the Department of Film Directing and Screenwriting of Kyiv National Karpenko-Kary University of Theater, Film and Television.
“I hope that with time artists will have had enough of computer technology and will return to manual work.”
Yevhen Syvokin (Uryadovyi Kurier, 2011)
Animated films “hand-made” by Yevhen Syvokin and his students will be screened at the event on March 16, where guests will be able to communicate directly with the author of the cartoons. Yevhen Syvokin will share his experience of working with a variety of materials and techniques and will reveal the secrets of creating incredible cartoons that we all love so much.
Date: March 16
Place: Assembly Hall of Salvador Dali Art Institute for Decorative Modeling and Design (5 Berezhanska St.)
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