MORTEN TŠINAKOVMorten Tšinakov

Born 26 January in Viljandi.

Morten studied animation in Estonian Academy of Arts and made two films in the process. After his studies he has been working in Eesti Joonisfilm.

Filmography:

2014 THIS MUST BE LOVE (director / 5’41”/ Estonian Academy of Arts)

2014 PEKK (director / 8’38”/ Estonian Academy of Arts)

2018 A DEMONSTRATION OF BRILLIANCE IN FOUR ACTS (director / co-director Lucija Mrzljak / 15’03” / Eesti Joonisfilm, Adriatic Animation)

  • Special Mention in the International Animated Film Festival ReAnima, Norway 2018
  • Special Mention in the International Animated Film Festival Animatou, Switzerland 2018
  • Primasound Special Mention from The Primanima World Festival of First Animations, Hungary 2018
  • Special Mention in the International Competition of the Sommets du cinéma d’animation in Montreal, Canada 2018
  • Grand Prix – Golden Jabberwocky prize from International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Poland 2018
  • Special Jury Mention for The Poetry And Choreography of the Absurd in the International Festival of Animation Arts “Multivision”, Russia 2018
  • The 2×2 Channel Prize (non-jury award) from Insomnia International Animation Film Festival, Russia 2019
  • Special Mention in competition of short animated films from Supertoon International Animation Festival, Croatia 2019
  • Best Animation of 2019 award from Toko Film Festival, Italy 2019
  • The best film in the Croatian Film Competition, Croatia 2019

2020 THE STORK (director / co-director Lucija Mrzljak / 15’51” / Eesti Joonisfilm)

  • 2nd Place from Jury to Professional Short Animation from Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA, Greece 2020
  • Special Mention by the jury of the Croatian Film Competition from the World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, Croatia 2021
  • Audience Award Mr. M for the film from the Grand Competition Short Film from the World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, Croatia 2021
  • Best “On The Road” Animation Award from MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Gathering, Hungary 2021
  • Jury Special Mention from the Supertoon – International Animation and Comics Festival, Croatia 2021
  • Best animation film award from the Estonian Film and TV Awards, Estonia 2021