An exhausted maintenance man, his frustrated wife, and a depressed deer. Their shared desperation leads them to absurdity, because sh_t happens.

  • Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, France
  • 2019, 13 min
  • Director: Dávid Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi
  • Editor: Katarína Pavelková
  • Screenplay: Dávid Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi 
  • Music: Olivier de Palma 
  • Art Director: Dávid Štumpf
  • Coproduction: Bagan Films, FAMU
  • Producer: Peter Badač
  • Production:

24.1. 20:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Dávid Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi

Michaela Mihályi comes from Slovakia and is currently studying animation at FAMU in Prague. She previously studied animation at VŠMU in Bratislava. Michaela has an interest in telling stories using various techniques, including hand-drawn, cut-out, and puppet animation. Besides school work, she works as a freelance animation director and illustrator. Her shorts include SH_T HAPPENS (2019), Date (2018), and Here and Here (2017).

Slovak director David Štumpf finished his BA studies at VŠMU in Bratislava with the film Cowboyland (2015), which was shown at the festivals in Annecy, Stuttgart, and Hiroshima and has won several awards at home and abroad. David is currently living in Prague, where he is finishing his MA degree at FAMU with the film SH_T HAPPENS. He also works as a freelance director and animator.