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Breakthru Films Studio, the creators of the world’s first fully painted feature film ‘Loving Vincent’, are inviting artists to take part in their new project.

‘The Peasants‘ is based upon the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Wladyslaw Reymont and is directed by Oscar® nominated Dorota Kobiela. The movie is created in the same painting animation technique that won the hearts all over the world with ‘Loving Vincent’ and presents a wide repertoire of realist and pre-impressionist paintings with an emphasis on the Young Poland Movement.

See the concept trailer here!

If you want to bring your paintings to life to tell emotional powerful story, then please send in your application!

What is waiting for you:
• Charming studio in green Sopot (Poland), walking distance from the beach
• Mentoring by Oscar-winners
• An international team of friendly people that inspire each other
• Private health insurance
• Learning the unique technique of painting animation

What do we require:
• Excellent painting skills, fluency in realistic style
• Involvement during the production of the film, planned for the March 2023

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Portfolio

In order to take part in the recruitment process you will need to send us your portfolio – please make use of the application form below. The received portfolios will be judged on technique and artistic merit, and the chosen candidates will be invited to paint and send us photos of a copy of the painting.

Copy of the painting

We will ask you to paint a copy of a 50x70cm painting and send us its photos. You will receive exact guidelines and references by e-mail.
The received photos will be judegd on technique and artistic merit and the chosen candidates will be invited for 3-day painting and animation tests.

3-day test

The tests will focus on your painting ability and the way you handle painting animation. During these 3 days you will paint a short animation, working in our Painting Animation Work Stations (PAWS). Tests will take place in our studio in Sopot (PL).

3-week animation training

During this 120-hour painting animation training, you will learn how to animate using our PAWS as well as using Dragonframe animation software. Training will take place in our studio in Sopot (PL), dates and organizational details will be announced after the tests.

Breakthru Films Sp. Z o.o. does not cover the costs of accommodation and travel during tests or training.


More information about the studio:
BreakThru Films is known for groundbreaking, artistic and commercially successful animation projects. Our first major production, Peter and the Wolf, won the Oscar for best animated short, premiered to a sold out Royal Albert Hall.

BreakThru’s most recent film, ‘Loving Vincent’, is the world’s first fully painted feature film, and was seen by over 6 mln people all over the world.

More information about the studio:

BreakThru Films is known for groundbreaking, artistic and commercially successful animation projects. Our first major production, Peter and the Wolf, won the Oscar for best animated short, premiered to a sold out Royal Albert Hall.

BreakThru’s most recent film, ‘Loving Vincent’, is the world’s first fully painted feature film, and was seen by over 6 mln people all over the world.

How did you find out about the recruitment?