Marcell Jankovics


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Biography



Marcell JANKOVICS was born in 1941. He worked at Pannonia Film Studio 1960-2007. He was the director of the first full-length animated film of Hungary, Johnny Corncob. He is also a writer, art historian, illustrator and university professor, one of the founders of Duna Television. He was given the Balázs Béla Prize in 1974, the Kossuth Prize in 1978, Artist of Merit in 1984 and Prima Primissima award in 2007. 1998–2000 and 2010-2011 he was the president of the National Cultural Fund of Hungary. Sisyphus was nominated for the Academy Award in 1975, Fight won the short film category award at Cannes, 1977, Son of the White Mare was chosen as one the Best Animation Ever Made at the 1984 Los Angeles Animation Olympiad.

Filmography

King Kitty (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Salt (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
A Fox Seek Shelter (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Festivals:
- BAB Biennial of Animation Bratislava 2010 / Slovakia (Panorama program)
A Little Pig and the Wolves (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Pork Pudding (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Only Donkeys Don't Eat the Spoon (1977) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Brother Fox (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Pussycat Princess (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Green Peter (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Bees on the Train (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Giant Beanstalk (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Little Walnut (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
The Poor Cobbler and the King of the Winds (1978) Hungarian Folk Tales 1
Brave Prince Nick (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Giant Tree (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Jackdaw Girls (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Two Old Friends (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Princess Three Pigs and Three Birthmarks (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
Festivals:
- BAB Biennial of Animation Bratislava 2010 / Slovakia (Panorama program)
The Two Princes with Hair of Gold (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Fox Princess (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Mayor’s Clever Daughter (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Starry-Eyed Shepherd (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Simple Prince (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Horse-Egg (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
The Little Puli Dog (1979) Hungarian Folk Tales 2
Jack Crow (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Pin, the Dog, the Crayfish, the Egg and the Cockerel (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
First the Dance and the Feast (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
Abeles-Kobeles (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Poor Man’s Vineyard (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Contrary Wife and the Devil (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
Festivals:
- Animated Film Review in Kecskemét 1985 / Hungary (Prize for the best series)
Little Diodennis (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Hedgehog (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Astronomer, the Thief, the Huntsman and the Tailor (1984) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Magic Mill (1985) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
Festivals:
- Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 1988 / Hungary (Prize for the best series)
Pinko (1985) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
The Diligent Girl and the Lazy Girl (1985) Hungarian Folk Tales 3
Botond (1987) Legends from the Hungarian History
Lehel's Bugle (1987) Legends from the Hungarian History
Vértes (1987) Legends from the Hungarian History
King Stephen's Crown (1987) Legends from the Hungarian History
Shamanism in Eurasia (1988)
Festivals:
- Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival 1990 / Estonia (Special prize)
- PAF Festival of Film Animation 2010 / Czech Republic (Panorama program)
Zotmund (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Crown and Sword (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
The Adventure of St.Gallen (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Leader Álmos (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
The Legend of the White Horse (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Saint Ladislas (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Jankula (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Festivals:
- Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 1993 / Hungary (Category prize)
Simon the Hard (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
Matthias will be Elected King (1988) Legends from the Hungarian History
The Soldier’s Luck (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Starving Matthias (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
The Witch (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
The Cricket (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
The Stone Soup (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
The Prince Who Wanted to Live Forever (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
The Hen and the Sloe Berry (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 1996 / Hungary (Prize for the best TV series)
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
Dan the Dancer (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
Peter and Paul (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- International Festival of Film and Video for Children and Young Adults, 2005 / Iran (Panorama program)
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
The Princess’ Shoes (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Cinderella (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
The Wolf's Joke (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
The King Who Did Not Want his Daughter to Marry (1995) Hungarian Folk Tales 5
Festivals:
- P'Art Mozi 2012 / Hungary (Other program)
Béla III of Hungary (2015) In Memory of the Árpád House
Festivals:
- Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 2015 / Hungary (Competetion program)
- Hungarian Film Week 2016 / Hungary (Competetion program)
The Crusaders in Hungary (2017) In Memory of the Árpád House
Festivals:
- Kecskemét Animation Film Festival 2017 / Hungary (Competetion program)
- Hungarian Film Week 2018 / Hungary (Competetion program)
- Pápa International Historical Film Festival / Hungary (Competetion program)