TV STUDIO OF ANIMATION FILMS Limited Liability Company with the seat in Poznań since 1980

Over a period of 36 years, the team of the Poznań Studio has made 300 short- and mid-length animated films, which received a total of 194 awards and commendations at national and international film festivals, including 26 awards granted by the Children’s Jury, 10 awards granted to TV SFA for its achievements in animation production, 5 press awards and 11 letters of congratulations, including from the President of the Republic of Poland, Mayor of the City of Poznań and Director of the Polish Film Art Institute.

Four directors collaborating with the Studio for many years received the “Zasłużony Kulturze Gloria Artis” Medals (Gloria Artis Culture Merits), awarded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. The silver Gloria Artis medal was awarded to: Jacek Adamczak, Zbigniew Kotecki and Hieronim Neumann, the bronze Gloria Artis medal went to Aleksandra Korejwo.

Films made by the Poznań Studio were shown at over 2 000 festivals and special shows all around the world.

In addition to Children’s Jury Awards, Grand Prix, First and Second Places, Special Awards and Audience Awards, films made by artists from the Poznań Studio have also been awarded and appreciated:

FOR the scripts, design, direction, animation,

FOR the perfect transposition of music into pictures,

FOR creativeness of form and imaginativeness,

FOR the best TV films and the best video clips for children,

FOR the stylistic purity of animated painting,

FOR the original film design,

FOR special artistic value,

FOR building prestige of Polish cinema abroad,

FOR taking children to the enchanted world of fantasy,

FOR propagating noble ideals,

FOR glorifying human soul,

FOR the never-ending story of love and goodness,

FOR the artistic and moral values, and splendid artwork,

FOR reminding audiences that ‘the most important things are those that the eye cannot see’,

FOR the creation of wonderful effects, for balance and mastery in showing music through animation,

FOR contribution to Slavonic Cinema,

FOR contribution to promoting Polish animated films worldwide,

FOR courageous use of unique means of artistic expression,

FOR the search for new ways of artistic expression stimulating children’s sensitivity,

FOR the great contribution to the development of the Polish animation film which made the Polish film art enjoy numerous successes,

FOR special achievements in the area of world animation cinema,

FOR the sense of humour and wonderful fun with children…

They also received the following top awards:

Grand Prix – Golden Frames [Złote Kadry]

for the best short film

for exceptional production of the film using the painting technique which has given the fairy tale its unique charm.

Although set in the world of animals, the story told in the film ideally reflects our everyday life…,

4th KinoJazda Festival of Films for Children and Young People,

Nowy Sącz, 26.09.2014

It’s Quite True! | To pewna wiadomość!

Directed by Joanna Jasińska Koronkiewicz

Award for the Best Polish Animated Film,

29 International Young Audience Film Festival „Ale Kino!”,

Poznań, 10.12.2011

Looking for Lailonia | Jak szukaliśmy Lailonii

Directed by Jacek Adamczak

Children’s Jury Award “Kogut”,

for TV Studio of Animation Films,

25. Tarnowska Nagroda Filmowa, Tarnów, 14.05.2011

On Zeflik and the Dragon | O Zefliku i smoku

from the “Polish Fairy Tales” series

Directed by Andrzej Kukuła

High Commendation – Children’s Jury

for the dissemination of Polish legend among the youngest

1. Festiwal Filmów dla Dzieci i Młodzieży KinoJazda, Nowy Sącz, 26-03.09.2011

The Treasurer’s Gift | Dar Skarbnika

Directed by Robert Turło

TV STUDIO OF ANIMATION FILMS LTD.

GREAT SEAL OF THE CITY OF POZNAŃ

for TV Studio of Animation Films Ltd. from Poznań,

for the contribution into the development of film art

granted by Ryszard Grobelny – Mayor of the City of  Poznań, 15.07.2011

Children’s Jury Award “KOGUT”

for TV Studio of Animation Films, Festival 25. Tarnowska Nagroda Filmowa, Tarnów, 14.05.2011

On Zeflik andthe Dragon | O Zefliku i smoku

Silver Line Award for the best film for children

16th National Festival of Auteur Animation Films OFAFA’2011, Cracow, Poland, 2011

The Treasurer’s Gift | Dar Skarbnika

TV STUDIO OF ANIMATION FILMS LTD.

Platinum Goats (Platynowe Koziołki)

award for thirty years of work resulting in beautiful films, enchanting children in Poland and all over the world.

Festival’s Special Prize awarded by the organizers of the 28th International “Ale kino!”

Young Audience Film Festival, Poznań, 11.12.2010

Children Audience Award

X Biennial of Animation Bratislava

International Festival of Animated Films of Children, Bratislava, 16.10.2010

The Lying Goat | Kozucha kłamczucha

Gold Remi Award

43th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival, Houston, USA, 2010

Lunar Land / Księżycowa Kraina

First Prize

Festival Internazionale del Cinema “Il Fiore d’ogni dove”, Cosenza, Italy, 28.10.2009

Dies Irae

Best Animation Award

The 4th Lola Kenya Screen, Nairobi, Kenya, 2009

The Broken Seal / Złamana Pieczęć

Best TV Series Award

The 4th Lola Kenya Screen, Nairobi, Kenya, 2009

The Broken Seal / Złamana Pieczęć

International “Gold Panda” Award – Best TV Animation

9th Sichuan Television Festival, Sichuan, China, 2007

Tailor Thread / Krawiec Niteczka

Special “Remi” Jury Award

40th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, Houston, USA, 2007

On a Princess Turned Into a Frog / O królewnie zaklętej w żabę

Award “Bronze Cairo”

17th Cairo International Children Film Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 2007

Tailor Thread / Krawiec Niteczka

Award “Bronze Cairo”

16th Cairo International Children Film Festival, Cairo, Egypt, 2006

On a Princess Turned Into a Frog / O królewnie zaklętej w żabę

Award Platinum “Remi”

39th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, Houston, USA, 2006

Twelve Months / Dwanaście Miesięcy

Gold World Medal

47 The New York Festivals, USA, 2005

The Ice Mountain / Lodowa góra

Golden Line

10th National Festival of Auteur Animation Films OFAFA’2004, Kraków, 2004

Twelve Months / Dwanaście Miesięcy

The Best Animated Film Award

Siena Festivals, Italy, 2000

Of the Quarrel of all Quarrels / O największej kłótni

The First Place

Łódź International Animation Film Festival, Poland, 1998

Toccata

The First Place

Los Angeles Animation Festival, USA, 1997

Carmen Torero

The Best Animated Film Award

Chicago International Children’s Films Festival, USA, 1993

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Allegro

The Grand Prix

Shanghai Animated Film Festival, China, 1992

The Swan / Łabędź

TV Studio Filmów Animowanych Sp. z o. o.  in Poznań was established on 26 June 2001, after the transformation of Television Studio of Animation Films operating in the years 1980 – 2001 within the organisational structures of Polish Television S.A. into a new business entity, a limited liability company.

The artists – shareholders of TV SFA and regular partners make cartoon animation films using different graphic and painting techniques on celluloid, cardboard or paper, cut-out animation, animation in friable matter, in combined and computer-assisted 2D techniques.

TV SFA is an artistic and ideological successor of the 20-years-long heritage and experience of Television Studio of Animation Films.

Since the beginning of 2002, TV SFA Sp. z o. o. has been realising for Channel 1 of the Polish Television a series of animation films for children under a common title Polish Fairy Tales [26 episodes x 13’], series Fantazy the Bear [13 episodes x 13’] and, pursuant to an international contract, a films from the „Animated Tales of the World” series and independent production.