The Mechanics

Country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2002

Production year

2001

Premiere

13 January 2005

Runtime

10 min

Director

David Súkup

Category

film

Genre

slapstick

Typology

animatedtheatrical distributionstudent filmshort

Original title

Mechanika

Czech title

Mechanika

English title

The Mechanics

Summary

A combined film (animation and actor) about how everything must be paid for. – Department of animated film, FAMU – 4th year.

Note

The film was presented in January 2005 as an introductory film of the feature Modern Times (1936; dir. Charles Chaplin) in the Project 100 – 2005.

Dubbing

Vojtěch Švejda

hlas automatu

Crew and creators

Director

David Súkup

Based on

Jean Pierre Andrevon (Mechanika – povídka)

Screenplay

David Súkup

Shooting Script

David Súkup

Script Editor

Marek Epstein

Director of Photography

Tomáš Nováček

Camera Operator

Adam Vejvoda, Martin Kareš

Production Designer

David Súkup

Art Director

David Súkup

Costume Designer

David Súkup

Sound Designer

Vladimír Chrastil

Animation

David Súkup

Titles Designed by

Leoš Troníček

Executive Producer

Marek Hovorka, Lukáš Skalník

Production Manager

Martin Hovorka

Unit Production Manager

Lukáš Skalník

Music

Music Composed by

Zdeněk Zdeněk

Production info

Original Title

Mechanika

Czech Title

Mechanika

English Title

The Mechanics

Category

film

Typology

animatedtheatrical distributionstudent film

Genre

slapstick

Student film

4. ročníkDepartment of animated film, FAMUanimation and actor

Origin country

Czech Republic

Copyright

2002

Production Year

2001

Premiere

non-distribution premiere 14 May 2002 (kino Aero, Praha)
distribution premiere 13 January 2005 /recommended for 12 and over/

Distribution slogan

Project 100 – 2005.

Distribution

Asociace českých filmových klubů (Projekt 100 – 2005)

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

10 min

Distribution carrier

35mm

Animation technique

combined (technique), 3-D

Aspect ratio

1:1,66

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Dolby

Versions

Czech, English

Dialogue languages

Czech

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: Festival FAMUFEST 2002

2002
Praha / Czech Republic
David Súkup