Villa Antropoff

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Part 2 of the Festival programme

A man has nothing to lose except his dream. To make his dream come true the man embarks on a dangerous journey. But his destination is not what it seems.

13 min

Krakow Short Film Nominee 2012

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Kaspar Jancis & Vladimir Leschiov
ART DIRECTOR: Vladimir Leschiov
MAIN CAST: Juuli Lill, Kaspar Jancis, Nancy Phelps

About the directors

Kaspar Jancis
Born on 8 May 1975 in Tallinn, he has been interested since childhood in drawing comic strips and illustrations for his own stories. He has been part of the creative core of several rock groups, writing song lyrics, making arrangements and creating tunes. He enrolled at the Tallinn Pedagogical University in 1996 and completed his first films there: the silent film DR. MAISARVE AND THE MATSHALKA CASE (1996) and the cutout puppet film FLIGHT OF THE LITTLE WHITE HELICOPTER (1996) which was screened at rock concerts and also on television. He transferred to the Turku Arts and Media School in Finland in 1997 to study animation under the guidance of Priit Pärn.

Vladimir Leschiov
Born in 1970 in Daugavpils, Latvia, he gained artistic experience in early childhood creating drawings and paintings on the walls and corners of his parents’ house. The artist, animator, film director and producer founded the LUNOHOD Animation Studio in 2007.

Q&A with the directors

How long did it take to make your short?
Nearly three years. It was not easy to get financing because of the crisis.

Which thoughts come to mind concerning a “European cinema community”? 
Europe, cinema, community…

If you owned a theatre for one night, which films would you screen? 
Films that have not been shot visit this site yet.

What is your next project?

Online film or teaser

On the web

. Villa Antropoff – IMDb
. European Film Adwards
. Statistics from Villa Antropoff by Vladimir Leschiov, Kaspar Jancis

Film contacts

Eesti Joonisfilm
Roo 9
10611 Tallinn
tel. +372 677 6360
fax +372 677 6361

Animation Studio
Ropažu iela. 30-43
1039 Riga

tel. +371 67436013


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