Tibor Bánóczki

animation film director

Tibor Bánóczki holds an MA in Animation from the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest (1996-2004), and also from the Film and Television School, (2005-2007), London. Currently he is a DLA – Doctorate of Liberal Arts student at MOME.
He has a long working experinece as director and designer. He started hes career in the most prestigous Hungarian studio, called Pannonia Animation Film Studio, and worked also at Bermuda Shorts, London, UK, and at Folimage Studio in France.

In 2007 his graduation film on NFTS won the Special Jury Prize at the Annecy International Animation Festival, France, also the Grand Prize of Best Graduation Film of Ottawa International Animation Festival, and was nominated for the British Anmation Award for the Best Student film in UK 2008. His last film project Les Conquérants developed at Folimage won the CANAL+ Prize and the SACD Prize – Call for Project Competititon in 2009, was in official selection of Sundance, USA in 2012, and was preselected for César Awards 2013. He had recently an installation and online art project exhibition in Tate Modern, London, UK with the title This Exquisite Forest.

Filmography (as Director)
animated short film, 2014 (co-directed with Sarolta Szabó)
Official Selection – Best Animated Film – César Award, France ( 2016 )
ACSÉ Award – Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France ( 2015 )
Grand Prix – INSOMNIA Festival, Profnastil, Russia ( 2015 )
Best Short Film – ANIM’EST International Animated Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania ( 2015 )
Meatless Days
animated short film, 2012 (co-directed with Sarolta Szabó)
Les Conquérants
animated short film, 2011 (co-directed with Sarolta Szabó)
Official Selection – Best Animated Film – César Award, France ( 2013 )
Official Selection – SUNDANCE, USA ( 2012 )
CANAL+ Prize and SACD Prize – Projects Competition, Annecy Festival, France ( 2009 )
animated music video, 2009, music: Ethav (co-directed with Sarolta Szabó)
Special Distinction for the Best Commissioned Film – SICAF Korea ( 2010 )
Shortlisted – Best Music Video Category – British Animation Awards, UK ( 2010 )
Special Mention – Prize Simona Gesmundo for Animated Films, Italy ( 2010 )
Vimeo Staff Pick – Vimeo ( 2010 )
The Can
commissioned short movie for Red Bull for an episodic TV art show series entitled X13, 2008 (co-directed with Sarolta Szabó)
The Clap Dudes
pilot for an animated TV series, 2008
Milk Teeth
NFTS graduation film, 3-D computer animation, 2007
Nominated for British Animation Award – Best Student Film, UK ( 2008 )
Special Jury Prize – Annecy International Animation Festival, France ( 2007 )
Grand Prize – Best Graduation Film – Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (2007)
Vision Prize – Puchon International Student Animation Festival, Korea ( 2007 )
Theater Optique Prize – Best Animation – Fresh Film Fest Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic ( 2007 )
Press Mention – Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France ( 2008 )
Special Mention – Stuttgart International Animation Film Festival, Germany ( 2008 )
Special Distinction – Seoul International Animated Film Festival, Korea ( 2008 )
Dead Water, 2001

Artist Residency
Leftover – animated short film project at CICLIC, Chateau-Renault, France ( 2013 )
Carpel project – Writing Residency – Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud, France ( 2012 )
Les Conquérants – Animated short film project at Folimage Studio, Valence, France ( 2010 )

This Exquisite Forest, installation and online art project, 2012, Tate Modern, London, UK

Areas of Teaching

MA: Animation genres, Diploma film consulting, Development of Animation Projects, Visual Design