The Tub Carvers

Director: BALAJTHY László
tv-series ° 2020 ° 07 ' 47 " ° Colour ° Producer: Mikulás Ferenc Animator: Tóth-Pócs Roland ; Sulyok Bence Script: Balajthy László Production manager: Vécsy Vera Sound: Madácsi Imre ; Rozslay Miklós Background painter: Szűcs Emese ; Csontos Gizella Storyteller: Nyakó Júlia Cameraman: Tóth-Pócs Roland IT employee: Ari Károly Editor: Kungl Mátyás Musician: Oláh József Character Design, Layout: Balajthy László Layout, 3D supervisor: Tóth-Pócs Roland 3D rigging: Csontos Gizella Post production: Kungl Mátyás 3D modeling: Gruber Fruzsina 3D rigging: Nagy Tamás Art director: Horváth Mária Violin: Szilágyi Antal Tóni


The story presents the life and trade of a family of Roma trough cutters, who earn their living by cutting wooden basins. They face innumerable challenges and prejudices in their struggle to fit in. But when the village is flooded and they save the villagers’ children with their troughs, they win respect and recognition.



- Honiros Short Film Festival (online) / Austria (Competetion program)
- NAFF Neum Animated Film Festival 2022 / Bosnia and Herzegovina (Competetion program)
- ZEBRA International Animation Film Festival / Slovenia (Audience award)
- Symbiotic Film Festival 2022 / Ukraine (Competetion program)
- Animation Volda Festival 2022 / Norway (Competetion program)
- Chaniartoon International Comic & Animation Festival 2023 / Greece (Competetion program)