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Dies Irae

dies_irae01Animation film to classical music from the “Animation Films to Classical Music” cycle.

A film miniature to the score of “Dies Irae” from The Requiem of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

This is an original film impression rendered in the painted animation technique directly under the camera (each shot will be painted with oil paints on canvas stretchers). The script is based on the New Testament Apocalypse according to Saint John. The author creates a story around the vision of the horses of the Four Riders of the Apocalypse. The year 2006 has been announced as the Mozart Year in the European Union. This film project is a contribution to the European and Polish artistic endeavours designed to commemorate this great composer.

Directed, written, designed, animation and camera by Joanna Jasińska – Koronkiewicz
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Music performed by Orkiestra Filharmonii Rzeszowskiej, conducted by Józef Radwan
Voice: Zofia Kilianowicz, Katarzyna Suska, Piotr Kusiewicz, Czesław Gałka
Sound, editing by Krzysztof Napierała
Production Manager: Mariola Olejniczak
Executive Producer: Ewa Sobolewska
Producer, production: TV Studio of Animation Films Ltd., Poznań
World sales for TV: Telewizja Polska S.A.International Affairs Department
Distributor: Animation Across Borders Piotr Kardas
Film co-financed by the Polish Film Institute
Film to classical music made using painting animation directly under the camera, Digital Betacam, 02:15′
Date of production: 31.10.2006 © TV SFA 2006


FIRST PRIZE for the creation of wonderful effects, for the balance and the mastery in rendering by animation a powerful approach to Mozart’s music, revealing it in an unusual way, Festival Internazionale del Cinema “Il Fiore d’ogni dove”, Cosenza, Italy / 2009

FOR POLISH FILM AWARD, Jury Association of Polish Filmmakers, 4th International Animated Film Festival ReAnimacja, Łódź, Poland / 2007

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