Airborne is a surreal animation that connects the world of flying machines with the kingdom of flora and fauna. Engrossed in the fight, pilot loses his target which leads to tragedy. The plane crashes into the crown of a tree. The tragedy that seems to be the end opens a new stage in history. In the place of the accident, a new life is awakened and now it has to solve the mystery of its origin. Airborne is a story about passion, its roots and tells us what we have to lose to be born again.
PRODUCTION MANAGER: Martyna Siwińska
MUSIC: Jakub Słomkowski, Rafał Smoliński
SOUND: Michał Fojcik
44th Clermont-Ferrand Short
Film Festival, France, 2022 (competition)
RUNNING TIME: 8′ YEAR: 2021
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AWARDS & FESTIVALS
Born in 1985. He grew up in a small town in eastern Poland – Chodów. As a son of an artist and a gardener, he was raised around art and nature. He started his artistic education in an art high school in Lublin where he was focused on drawing, painting and wood carving. Then he became interested in photography and animation. In 2006 he began his studies at National Film School in Łódź. In his works he combines biology, exact sciences and minimalist surrealism.
2008 – Wywijas (Inside out)
2009 – Superstruna (The string)
2013 – Enigma (Enigma)
Letko is a 2D animation studio specializing in development and production of animation film projects. It was founded in Warsaw by experienced producers, creative directors, and talented animators to establish a unique team devoted to animation storytelling and technical creativity that is open for new and unknown.