MAY 2017: The first edition of Gdansk Animation Workshop will take place 5-9 June 2017 and it’s dedicated to professional animators experienced in handdrawn animation, who would like to start working in Toon Boom Harmony. Partners: Polish Filmmakers Association and transit.pl – Wacom Cintiq certified partner.goo.gl/L2uJyF
APRIL 2017: Our TV series „Grand Banda” and animated feature „Squeek” – in development (previously „Mice on Strike”) got financed by Polish Film Institute! Thank you!goo.gl/e20dgU
APRIL 2017: We’re happy to present you the teaser of our long-awaited animated short „Bernard” by Ania Oparkowska, with music by Mikolaj Trzaska. It will be screened in May at Short Film Corner in Cannes and we’ll let you know about the other screenings to make sure you won’t miss the bear! Thank you to all the team and fantastic artists we were collaborating with, and to Polish Film Insitute.https://vimeo.com/210410267
MARCH 2017: We are happy and proud to present you the music video „Home” by Joe Goddard with the animation and vfx created in our studio. This was lots of fun for the whole team! Enjoy!goo.gl/GV8W2y
FEBRUARY 2017: We’d like to invite you to the Toon Boom Harmony training, that will take place in our studio in Gdansk, from 21st to 24th March 2017. Please click here to enroll: https://training.g-s.pl/…/szkolenie-z-toon-boom-modul-foun…/ and visit our Facebook to get more info or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org. See you!
FEBRUARY 2017: Join our team! At the moment we are recriuting experienced 2d cutout animators and an interior designer’s assistant. Visit our Facebook page for more details and send your CV as well as portfolio to email@example.com://www.facebook.com/GSanimation/
DECEMBER 2016: The pilot episode of our TV series „Basia” – „Basia and a hot day in the ZOO” received the award of Polish Filmmakers Association for the best Polish animation, during International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino, from 27th Nov to 4th Dec in Poznan, Poland. We’re honoured!www.alekino.com/news/laureaci-34-mffmw-ale-kino/
SEPTEMBER 2016: Our new project co-produced with Cornelius Films – „Mironins” (or what would happen if the painting suddenly come to life?) will be presented at Cartoon Forum 2016 in Touluse. Join us for the pitching on 15th Sept, 4 pm.www.cartoon-media.eu/cartoon-forum/cartoon-forum-2016.htm
SEPTEMBER 2016: We’re looking for a compositer to work in our studio on animated projects. Good knowledge of After Effects and minimum 1 year experience in animation are required. Please send your CV and link to portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPTEMBER 2016: Thank you guys for attending our first Toon Boom Harmony training! If you’d like to take part in the upcoming course please contact us: email@example.com
AUGUST 2016: We’d like to invite you for a training of Toon Boom Harmony foundation, which will take place from 5th to 8th September 2016 in our studio in Gdansk. The price is 3200 PLN and we’ll provide you with hardware, software and lunch! Registration & more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
JULY 2016: Have you checked Toon Balloon YouTube channel for news? There are fresh and new nursery rhymes your children will love, some more „Granny, Butch and Waffles” episodes and new Mami Fatales song, called „Time to Eat”. Enjoy!https://goo.gl/b8TfVC
JUNE 2016: We’ve launched new culinary show „Cook with Mami Fatale”! (for now in Polish only). You can watch it on YouTube to learn about new easy recipes for tasty meals. You can also take part in our cooking competition. Check www.gotuj.mamifatale.com for more details and visit our Facebook page.gotuj.mamifatale.com/
JUNE 2016: Basia’s world premiere in Annecy! And our pilot episode is selected to festival competition. You can watch it in TV Films Programme 1. Keep your fingers crossed! If you visit MIFA fairs, you must check Basia’s room at SPPA stand. Basia’s exhibition at MIFA is co-financed by Gdansk, our city!www.annecy.org
MAY 2016: Since May 20th you can watch „Tydzien Mami Fatale” („Mami Fatale’s Week”), a full-length film based on our animated series. Screenings for preschool kids and their families in selected cinemas around Poland!
MAY 2016: Our short in production, BERNARD directed by Anna Oparkowska, will be a subject of pitching at Krakow Film Festival / Animated in Poland. The event takes place 31st May 2016. The same day you can attend a lecture by Robert Jaszczurowski on Industry Zone. See you in Krakow!www.krakowfilmfestival.pl/pl/
MAY 2016: TV series Grand Banda was selected for pitching at Cartoon 360. This event takes place in Barcelona and is dedicated to cross-plaftorm projects.www.cartoon-media.eu/cartoon-360.htm
MARCH 2016: New music video by Marcin Spenner performing „Rownanie Pragnien” was made by our studio in Custom34 Studio. The video is avaliable in our portfolio (category: other). Enjoy!
MARCH 2016: Our new animated series in development, GRAND BANDA, has been selected to Animation Production Day! See you on 28th-29th April in Stuttgart!www.animationproductionday.de
MARCH 2016: Robert Jaszczurowski, a co-founder of GS Animation will take part in Cartoon Business, as a speaker. The conference takes place in Utrecht, 21-23rd March 2016 and Robert will tell about working on the WEB-series „The Adventures of Annie and Ben”, for HooplaKidz YouTube channel.cartoon-media.com/cartoon-masters/cartoon-business/
FEBRUARY 2016: We’re happy to present you our new YouTube channel Toon Balloon! „Granny, Butch & Waffles” are already there. For more episodes and brand new animations for children – please subscribe!www.youtube.com/channel/UCrHFenjSEzuet5hjtXe39jA
JANUARY 2016: Our short „Bernard” will be co-financed by Polish Film Institute. The production is about to start. Premiere in the end of 2016!
SEPTEMBER 2015: Grupa Smacznego was nominated to Cartoon Tribute Award, in the category Producer of the Year, by Cartoon Media. The results will be announced during Cartoon Forum 13-16h September 2015 i Toulouse.www.cartoon-media.eu/cartoon-forum/cartoon-forum-2015.htm
We went sailing ……. at our animation workshop organised during Sopot Film Festival! We invite you to watch a short we made with our talented participants!tiny.pl/gx7k5
III edition of National Festival of Polish Animation, O!PLA2015, ended in May. Mami Fatale once again won first prize in the competition „Now children have a voice!” where young audience played the role of the jury. Congratulations Mami!polskaanimacja.wordpress.com/laureaci-opla-2015/
FEBRUARY 2015: We’ve started! We’ve been waiting long for production of BASIA to start. Our TV series, based on the series of best-selling books by Zofia Stanecka and Marianna Oklejak will appear on TV in 2016. In the meantime we’d like to share news with you on BASIA’s Facebook profile.basiafilm.com/
FEBRUARY 2014: We’re getting ready to work on 3rd season of Mami Fatale TV series! Meanwhile… you can watch season 1 and 2 of the adventures of the best cooc in the world (and her beloved pets) every Sunday on ITVN Extra. Check timetable for more details.itvnextra.pl/
DECEMBER 2014: Tasty Christmas and very happy New Year from GS, Mami Fatale, Doggie and Piglet! Click the link below to watch our animated wishes for you!https://vimeo.com/115268364
NOVEMBER 2014: The end of 2014 is GS Animation’s 10th anniversary! We wish ourselves (and You all) the tastiest films ever! And next happy aniversaries
NOVEMBER 2014: We’ve finished the production of animation for „Karski and the Lords of Humanity” documentary, directed by Slawomir Grunberg. Our animated scenes, just after scenes produced by the other studio Badi Badi, will appear in the film. Premiere soon.logtv.com/films/jankarski/
SEPTEMBER 2014: We are happy to announce that shortly after internet premiere of Lost Senses, our short got a special distinction. The film was selected to Vimeo Staff Pick. Thank you!https://vimeo.com/62152993
SEPTEMBER 2014: Grand Banda in Toulouse! Our grandpas, Robert Jaszczurowski, Marek Lachowicz and Łukasz Kacprowicz presented the project at Cartoon Forum. There were congrats, applause and lots of laugh! Participation in this event was co-financed by Polish Film Institute.www.cartoon-media.eu/
SEPTEMBER 2014: More specifically: 18/09 is the day of internet premiere of SIGGRAPH 2013 awarded short film Lost Senses! You can watch it on Stopklatka.pl and Vimeo. Enjoy!goo.gl/ALiVpL
AUGUST 2014: From the 1st August you can meet Mami Fatale everyday at 6:10 pm on JimJam! New episodes are coming, along with the new website! Stay tuned!goo.gl/asVwDP
JULY 2014: And one more workshop! This one took place at beautiful Sopot sandy beach during Sopot Film Festival and was run by Łukasz Kacprowicz, Tomasz Halski, Tomasz Wyrąbkiewicz and Małgosia Grześkiewicz. Enjoy watching RUCHOME PIASKI workshop film here.www.sopotfilmfestival.pl/
JULY 2014: Last year Lost Senses won the prize for Best Animation at Avanca Festival in Portugal. This year Marcin Wasilewski run an animation workshop there. It was fun, creative, international. The results will go online soon!www.avanca.com/en
„Lost senses” by Marcin Wasilewski will be screened on one of the largest screens in Poland during summer film screenings in Old Market in Lodz organized by Museum of Cinematography. Tasty animation will be shown on the 100m2 screen on the 11th of June befor “Imagin” by Andrzej Jakimowski.www.kinomuzeum.pl/
Short film by Marcin Wasilewski won another award – Brown Swag of Koziolek Matolek at the 2nd O!PLA Animation Festival.
JULY 2014: We are happy to present you our new project GRAND BANDA. This idea for the TV series about retired superagents, featuring the characters known from the comic strips by Marek Lachowicz, will be presented at Cartoon Forum 2014. In the meantime we’re developing the stories and design.www.cartoon-media.eu/
JUNE 2014: No news means that we are busy… This is why only now we can share the great news of Bear Me series by Kasia Wilk official premiere! You can watch new episodes every Thursday at 2 pm. Enjoy!www.bear-me.com/
MARCH 2014: Mice went on strike again during latest Cartoon Movie, which took place from 5th to 7th March in Lyon. Thanks for such positive feedback on our new design, yellow helmets and brand new trailer! You can find it on vimeo and below – in Portfolio section.www.cartoon-media.eu/
MARCH 2014: You will hear about our case study – Mice on Strike development at VAFA Visual Art Film Animation organized by IT Media. If you are in Warsaw 22nd May, you can’t miss Marcin Wasilewski’s presentation. More details at IT Media website.www.vafa.pl
MARCH 2014: It’s been a long time we didn’t update you with our news… So there we are. We’re about to finish production of Bear Me by Kasia Wilk. It’s an animated series based on a short film awarded at many festivals, featuring Lily and her Bear. Internet premiere – coming soon!www.bear-me.com/
DECEMBER 2013: There are 2 pages in Gazeta Wyborcza – Trojmiasto, one of the most popular Polish newspaper (and it’s local issue) about Mami Fatale and Grupa Smacznego! You can also read about us in online version (in Polish only).goo.gl/MJQ4WW
DECEMBER 2013: You can watch the effects of our collaboration with Anima Boutiqe studio from Finland, the commercial made in the summer 2013! Jaffa is the iconic soft drink from Finland, the fruits are singing „Sylvian joululaulu” i „No onkos tullut kesä”. 3D modelling and animation by GS.goo.gl/47rxvQ
DECEMBER 2013: Here you can find the article from Trojmiasto.pl, the biggest local website in Tri-City (Gdansk – Sopot – Gdynia). But it’s not all! You can also watch a video with our team working on animation. Enjoy!goo.gl/Co4SPL
NOVEMBER 2013: Mami Fatale will be screened on Pakapaka, TV channel in Argentina! Here you can see (and hear) her amazing adventures in Spanish. But not only there. You can also watch Mami on Polish TV channel Puls2, from Monday to Friday, at 9 am and 3:30 pm.goo.gl/f8xJTr
NOVEMBER 2013: We’re looking forward to new exciting events with Lost Senses! Mr Parkour will show up in two different cities the same time… taking part in Berlin interFilm Festival and Klik! Amsterdam, both from 12th to 17th November. What to choose…?www.klikamsterdam.nl/
NOVEMBER 2013: After successful presentation at DOK Lepizig Festival and Anima’est in Bucharest, Lost Senses is going to York for Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF), to be screened from 7th to 10th Nov 2013 among outstanding independent film from all corners of the world!www.asff.co.uk/
OCTOBER 2013: We’re happy to announce that we’ve moved! Our new studio is located at Lakowa 35/38 in Gdansk, in the historical building called Royal Riffle Factory. Soon we’ll let you know about an official opening party! More info at our FB page.goo.gl/LXse4g
SEPTEMBER 2013: We are pleased to announced that the concept of our „Department of Fun” for children at European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk, is the winner of the contest! Here you can watch the promotional film.www.ecs.gda.pl/newss/news/3326
SEPTEMBER 2013: New festival info! 6th October Lost Senses will be screened at Reggio Film Festival, Reggio Emilia, Italy! To be continued…www.reggiofilmfestival.com/
SEPTEMBER 2013: „Lost Senses” will take part in Anim’est International Animation Film Festival in Bucharest, from 8th to 13th October 2013. Fingers crossed for Mr Parkour!www.animest.ro/home.aspx
SEPTEMBER 2013: We are in 3D Artist Magazine! In the new issue you will find an article about Lost Senses and the interview with Marcin Wasilewski, the director. Something for Blender fans and animation lovers!goo.gl/xWIEWo
JULY 2013: There is another prize for Lost Senses! Our film received the award for Best Animation Film from Avanca Festival in Portugal. Thank you!!www.avanca.com/pt/node/123
JULY 2013: Check out the films made by children at Animator Jutra workshops (Animator Festival, Poznań) with Lukasz Kacprowicz and Tomek Halski: Miasteczko Autoportret 1 and Miasteczko Autoportret 2. Fot. Dominika Pałęcka/Zakład Kreatywnywww.animator-festival.com/
JULY 2013: „Lost Senses” is making the festival journey! Currently at Sopot Film Festival you can watch our film on Tuesday, 16th July at 1 PM (Państwowa Galeria Sztuki). The next stop: Odense, Denmark.www.sopotfilmfestival.pl/
JUNE 2013: The SIGGRAPH committee has announced Computer Animation Festival’s Jury Award! Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s „Lost Senses” by Marcin Wasilewski! SIGGRAPH conference starts on 21st July 2013 in sunny California.goo.gl/Tm3Z9
JUNE 2013: There are just a few days before Annecy Festival 2013 will start! We are pleased to inform you that „Lost Senses” will be a part of „Esthetes and Music Lovers” screening (Polish Focus section). We hope to see you in Annecy!annecy.org
JUNE 2013: We’ve just come back from Blender conference: YABC in Gdansk. Kuba Szczesniak was presenting „Lost Senses”. It seems LS is the first Polish short made only in Blender! We were happy to be there at YABC, great conference!polskikursblendera.pl/yabc2013/
MAY 2013: If you are in Krakow on Tuesday, 28th May, don’t miss Animating The Promotion pitchings at Krakow Film Festival. Marcin and Kuba will present „Lost Senses” and tell you about the production process.www.krakowfilmfestival.pl/
MAY 2013: We are pleased to announce that our short „Lost Senses” is selected to SIGGRAPH 2013 Computer Animation Festival in Anaheim, California. The Conference will start on 21st July 2013 and will cover state-of-the-art computer graphics. Mr Parkour will be there!s2013.siggraph.org/
APRIL 2013: Mami Fatale has won the next Rooster award from Children Jury at Tarnowska Nagroda Filmowa Festival! Thank you!www.tarnowskanagrodafilmowa.pl/
APRIL 2013: Mami is going to animated tournee with O!PLA Polish Animated Films Festival. From Wagrowiec to Lodz, from 5th April to 9th June she will travel across the country! Don’t miss O!PLA for children screenings.www.polskaanimacja.pl/
1st April 2013 was a day of official premiere of a new singiel by Fuzz „Nadchodzi czas” from their debut album. The song was presented on Eska Rock radio station. It was also the first screening of a new music video we created for Fuzz. Get ready for a piece of good music! And meet the Zombies…
APRIL 2013: Mami Fatale in official sellection of Golden Kuker Festival in Sofia! Category: TV series. If you plan a trip to Bulgaria don’t miss the screenings from 7th to 12th May. Fingers crossed!animationfest-bg.eu/
APRIL 2013: More news on Mami Fatale’s recent journeys! From 4th to 21st April Mami will take part in TIFF Festival in Toronto. First screenings in Northern America! Fingers crossed!tiff.net/tiffkids/festival
MARCH 2013: Come and see Mami Fatale at YoungAbout Festival in Bologna, Italy, from 8th to 24th March. Fingers crossed for „On Tastier Tides” episode! We hope that young audience will love it!www.youngabout.com/
MARCH 2013: The results of Polish Film Institute’s latest call are announced! „Basia” series received the funds, so we’re going to start production soon. So far we’re planning and updating our production strategy. Thank you!
MARCH 2013: „Mice on Strike” got enthusiastic reviews at Cartoon Movie 2013 regarding the main idea, artworks and pitching show arranged by GS team. Lyon mission is now accomplished thanks to Polish Film Institute’s support. Thank you!www.cartoon-media.eu/index.php
DECEMBER 2013: The premiere of our new short „Lost Senses” (co-financed by Polish Film Institute) is approaching… For now, we’d like to tell you about our experiments with 3d technique in „Making of” video. The opening of our production blog will follow.vimeo.com/54624568
DECEMBER 2013: Soon you will hear about our new feature in concept! For now, we can tell you, that „Mice on Strike” project got accepted to be presetned at Cartoon Movie in Lyon, France, 6-8.03.2013.www.cartoon-media.eu/MOVIE/index.php
NOVEMBER 2012: Hello students and animation fans from Koszalin! We are invited to the conference about digital media at Koszalin University of Technology where we will be represented by our tallented animator, Kuba Szczęśniak. He will speak about the production of our new short.www.tu.koszalin.pl/
OCTOBER 2012: International Animation Day will last 4 days this year! From 27th to 30th October we will celebrate together with Mami Fatale on the screenings in Gdansk. In the set of films called „Pomorze kontratakuje!” (Pomerania contrattacks!) you will see 3 tasty tales. Feel welcome!www.dzienanimacji.pl/
OCTOBER 2012: „Megapigzilla” from Mami Fatale series received a special distinction at Kinojazda Festival in Nowy Sacz. Jury appreciated „the original idea, sense of fun and creating so amazing and friendly characters”. Thank you!tinyurl.com/9vkuk4j
SEPTEMBER 2012: Next month Mami Fatale is taking a trip to Vilnus! Thanks to Tindirindis Festival, which will present „Bone of Contention” episode in the competition. We’re waiting impatiently for the start, 22nd October.www.tindirindis.lt/english.html
SEPTEMBER 2012: Mami Fatale will visit Nowy Sacz, to take part in the Children’s Film Festival „KinoJazda” in Malopolskie Centrum Kultury SOKOL (Lesser Poland Culture Centre), from 24th to 28th September. We have a few very tasty tales in the competition… Fingers crossed and see you in the cinema!www.mcksokol.pl/66,Kino.htm
JULY 2012: Tired of rainy holidays? There are new Mami’s screenings in Wroclaw, 20th to 26th July. Kom la li!
JUNE 2012: GS Team is getting ready to go to Annecy! We’re going to see the festival screenings, attend MIFA and be everywhere, where the festival is bustling with life! Our trip is co-financed by Polish Film Institute – thank you. See you there!www.annecy.org
May 2012: For the Polish Children’s Day, the special screenings of Mami Fatale episodes will take place in Kino Muranow (Warsaw), Kino Muza (Poznan), Kino Kosmos (Katowice) and Kino Swiatowid (Elblag). Come and see, 2nd, 3rd and 4th June!
APRIL 2012: Kom La Li! Mami Fatale has received Golden Rooster at 26th Tarnowska Nagroda Filmowa Festival! It’s a great honour, especially that the winner was chosen by Children Jury!tck.pl/aktualnosci.html
MARCH 2012: Mami Fatale has been awarded with the distinction at Ofafa Festival in Krakow! Category: children films. Thank you!
MARCH 2012: The script of our short metrage film Sweet home a’la Mamma was selected to European Short Pitch. Europe likes this!nisimasa.com/?q=node/406
Six colorful paint drops who escape from Joan Miró’s paintings to live adventures inside the amazing world of Art
Short animated stories for the ELT course Our Discovery Island published by Pearson Education
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Grupa Smacznego is an animation studio and production company founded in 2004 by producer Robert Jaszczurowski and directors Łukasz Kacprowicz and Marcin Wasilewski. Together they are responsible for numerous animated projects, both commercial and artistic, including Paul Shuttleworth’s HARRY AND TOTO (2008), a TV series for BBC Worldwide; the award-winning MAMI FATALE (2012), an original TV series syndicated in multiple territories; the 3D short LOST SENSES (2013) which received the Jury Award at SIGGRAPH 2013. MICE ON STRIKE will be its first feature.
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