JELLYFISH

POLISH TITLE: MEDUZA

A group of kids visits a nature center with their teacher. They go to a room with a tank of jelly fish. The teacher starts to lecture, and the longer he talks, the more excited the kids get. But this is not the lecture that captures their attention.

GENRE:
fiction
COUNTRY:
Poland, USA
RUNNING TIME:
7'
YEAR:
DIRECTING:
Marcin Giżycki
SCRIPT:
Marcin Giżycki
DOP:
Peter O’Neill
EDITOR:
Marcin Giżycki
MUSIC:
Piotr Pawlak
PRODUCTION:
Marcin Giżycki, Peter O’Neill

Marcin Giżycki »

Art and film historian, critic, filmmaker. Editor in Chief of “Animafilm” magazine (1979-81). Profesor at Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw and Senior Lecturer at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, USA (since 1988). Artistic Director of “Animator” International Animated Film Festival in Poznan, Poland (since 2007). He has made a number of documentary, experimental, and animated films, among them “I Am Providence: The Story of H.P. Lovecraft and His City” (1997), “Gus Van Sant” (1998, with Slawomir Grünberg), “The Island of Jan Lenica” (1998), “Travels of Daniel Szczechura” (2005), “106 Olney Street” (2007), “Sicilian Flea” (2008), “Panta Rhei” (2008), “Aquatura” (2010), “AE” (2011), “Kinefaktura” (2012), “F.I.T.” (2012), “FFF1” (2013), “White Curtain” (2014), “A Magic-Lantern Life” (2014), “Watch Your Thoughts” (2015), “Mono Canne” (2015), "Sto[ne]s" (2015), "Monument" (2016), "Stone Story" (2016), "Theatrum Magicum" (2017). His books include: “Disney Was Not the Only One” (2000), “Wenders Go Home!” (2006). He co-curated retrospectives of Polish animated films at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (2003) and Centre Pompidou in Paris (2004).

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