August the 10th. at 16:00 – Skaftfell Main Gallery
Filmmaker Ãlo Pikkov will screen and talk about his latest short film Body Memory (2011 / Nukufilm / 9 min), which has been selected for more than 100 international film festivals winning more than 20 prizes. Trailer of the film: http://vimeo.com/39621494
Ãlo PikkovÂ (b. 1976)Â is an Estonian filmmaker, producer and researcher. He studied animation at Turku Arts Academy in Finland and since 1996 has directed several award-winning short animation films in Eesti Joonisfilm and Nukufilm studios. His articles, caricatures and illustrations have been published in the Estonian press. In 2005 he graduated from the Institute of Law in University of Tartu, focusing on the media and authorÂs rights. Since then, he has worked as a manager and producer for documentary and animation films in production company Silmviburlane. Together with Priit PÃ¤rn he is the founder and associate professor of the Animation Department in the Estonian Academy of Arts. Recently he started PhD studies in Art and Design at the same institution. He is the author of Animasophy. Theoretical Writings on the Animated FilmÂ (2010). His secret passion is writing and illustrating children books.
More information about ÃloÂs life and works:
Ãlo and Heilika Pikkov are currently staying at HÃ³ll as artists in residence.