BABtér opening at this year’s Prímanima

The Primanima World Festival of First Animations has opened in Budaörs on Wednesday, twice! In the afternoon the new venue BABtér, the Budaörs Animation and Creative Space has launched which is going to be a new location of the festival. The initiative is supported by the city of Budaörs, Illyés Art Academy and the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design.

Péter Árendás, the headmaster of Illyés Academy recalled the time when the animation trainings first started in Budaörs, and marks BABtér as a new chapter in the animation education in the town, which will be lead by a dedicated team: Tamás Patrovits, József Spányik, Kinga Ráthonyi, Máté Orsolya. In the venue, they plan to organize animation and art workshops and film events and this could be a permanent place for Primanima. Rektor of MOME, József Fülöp stressed that the Hungarian animation develops if there is space for the new talents to find their own voices and can also learn the responsibility how to create moving images in an enviroment where children are exposed to media every day.