Marko Dješka

About me

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Born in 1983 in Osijek, Croatia.

  • Education:

2016 / La Poudriere, Valence, France / Animation filmmaking: concept and screenwriting course
2012-2013 / Animation Sans Frontierès 5 / production training programme
2008-2011/Academy of fine arts, Zagreb, Croatia / master degree in animation and new media
2005-2008/Academy of fine arts, Zagreb, Croatia / bachelor degree in animation and new media
1998-2002/High School for Applied Arts and Design, Osijek, Croatia / traditional painting

  • Work experience:

2017/producer, director and scriptwriter in Adriatic Animation studio, Zagreb, Croatia
2017/animator on short film ‘Demonstration of Brilliance in Four Movements’/Adriatic Animation, Zagreb, Croatia
2016/animator on feature anidox ‘Criss The Swiss’ / Nukleus film, Zagreb, Croatia
2015/production of comic series ‘Bul and Bal’/The Open Workshop (The Animation Workshop), Viborg, Denmark
2014/director, animator, scriptwriter on short film ‘Ghost town’/Zagreb film, Zagreb, Croatia
2012/animator on shortfilm ‘Hidden talent’/Zagreb film, Zagreb, Croatia
2010/director, animator, scriptwriter, producer on short movie ‘The Son of Satan’/Academy of fine arts, Zagreb, Croatia
2009/director, animator, scriptwriter, producer on short movie ‘Slaughtered’/Academy of fine arts, Zagreb, Croatia

  • Residency:

summer 2015 /The Open Workshop / Viborg, Denmark / making comic series / talent and project development.
autumn 2013 /The Open Workshop / Viborg, Denmark / developing concept and pitch bible for personal project / talent and project development.

  • Awards (selected)

OCTAVIAN award / ‘Ghost Town’ -link- / Days Of Croatian Films / 2016. / Zagreb, Croatia
Best animated film / ‘Ghost Town’ -link- / Golden Boll Film Festival / 2016. / Adana, Turkey
Best animated film / ‘Ghost Town’ -link- / Tuzla film festival / 2016. / Tuzla, BIH
Special mention / ‘Ghost Town’ -link- / Animateka / 2016. / Ljubljana, Slovenia
Special mention / ‘Ghost Town’ -link- / Animafest / 2016. / Zagreb, Croatia
Special mention / ‘Ghost Town’ -link-Tofuzi / 2016. / Tbilisi, Georgia
2nd. award for the best comic author / 15. Balkans festival of young comics creators / 2013. / Leskovac, Serbia
Award for the best young comic author / Comic festival / Salon stripa Vinkovci / 2012. / Vinkovci, Croatia
Audience award / “Sotonin sin” (The Son of Satan)-link- /Festival hrvatskog animiranog filma / 2012. / Zagreb, Croatia
Jury award / “Sotonin sin” (The Son of Satan) -link- and comic ˝TisGa˝ -link- / 23. Slavonian Biennale / 2012. / Osijek, Croatia
Award for the best short film / “Kolinje” (Slaughtered)-link- / Festival internazionale del Cinema d’Arte / 2010 / Bergamo, Italy
Audience award / “Kolinje” (Slaughtered)-link- / Festival hrvatskog animiranog filma / 2010. / Zagreb, Croatia
1st. award for the best comic / “Posljednji fan”-link- / Dani dobrog stripa / 2010. / Rijeka, Croatia