At first glance, Chameleon and Kiwi are a strange pair: While the former calls attention to himself with his changing colors, the molting and frightened Kiwi avoid attention at all cost. But when a storm robs them of the roof over their heads, differences no longer matter: Together, they must reach the wooden boat by the shore. But it’s not easy! The ark is for couples only, and Chameleon with his darting tongue and the cross-eyed Kiwi are definitely not a couple. In the end, they manage to sneak their way on board, but their problems have just begun: Kiwi and Chameleon become an unwanted burden, violators of a fixed order that nobody had expected. However, the ark is already floating on its way and the land all around is being flooded…

  • Czech Republic, Slovak Republic
  • 2019, 12 min
  • Director: Filip Pošivač, Barbora Valecká
  • Director of photography: Alan Soural, Klára Belicová
  • Editor: Marek Kráľovský
  • Screenplay: Hynek Trojánek
  • Music: Matúš Široký
  • Art Director: Filip Pošivač
  • Producer: Pavla Janoušková Kubečková
  • Production: Nut produkce

24.1. 20:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů

Filip Pošivač, Barbora Valecká

Filip Pošivač graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in the field of animation. In 2015 he finished the short film Deep in Moss, which was screened at many festivals, including HAFF, Ottawa IAF, the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, DOK Leipzig, Animateka, and Anifilm. In 2016, he followed up with a series titled Live from the Moss. As an illustrator and director, Filip was enrolled in IBBY 2018 (International Board on Book for Young People). He is currently preparing his feature debut Tony, Shelly & Genius.

Barbora Valecká graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in the field of animation. After graduation she started working as an animator for Jan Balej at the Hafan Film studio. In 2015 she and co-director Filip Pošivač finished their first short puppet film Deep in Moss, which was later screened at many international festivals. Bára also illustrates books for children.