Spirits of the Piano

Spirits of the Piano is a stereoscopic stop frame animation directed by Magda Osinska and produced by Breakthru Films, its a love story played out between a flying fish and a clumsy giraffe, set within the ruins of a crashed grand piano. With all elements: Story, Character design and sets inspired by the music of Chopin. World premiere – Royal Festival Hall, London 12. 02. 2011.

Awards for Spirits of the Piano:

  • Best of the Fest 3D Short Film at 3D Film & Music Festival (3DFF), Los Angeles
  • Best Musical Animation, ReAnimania IAFFY, Armenia
  • Long listed for the Academy Award


Year 2011:

  • 3D Short Film at 3D Film & Music Festival (3DFF), Los Angeles
  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Special Screening
  • Internationales TrickFilm Festival, Festival of Animated Film, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 25th International Children Festival, Iran, Isfahan
  • 29th International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! Poland
  • London International Animation Festival

Year 2012:

  • Busan International Kids Film Festival, KoreaT-Mobile New Horizons, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Fest Anca, International Animation Festival, Slovakia
  • ANIMATEKA, Slovenia
  • Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival
  • Istanbul Animation Festival
  • New Horizons, Wroclaw, Poland

Year 2013:

  • Northwest Animation Festival, Portland, USA

Special Screenings:

  • Royal Festival Hall London
  • BBC Big Screen