Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2013
by Martin Clapp

From 4 years old
Animation / China - Norway - Poland / 2011 / 32 min / mute
French Title : Le Piano magique
Production : BreakThru Films et SMB Investments
Script : Geoff Lindsey
Photography : Krzysztof Ptak et Michal Stajniak
Animation : Karoly Papp, Steve Warne, Katarzyna Okoniewska, Kevin Walton, Dean Watson et Leo Nicholson

On her way to meet her dad, Anna discovers a broken piano, which changes, as if by magic, into a flying vessel. Accompanied by her cousin, she climbs on the magic piano as they embark for a trip to the four corners of Europe.

THE MAGIC PIANO is preceded by four other silent short films, also inspired by the musical universe of the pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin.

Martin Clapp
Martin Clapp works as an animation manager on FREE JIMMY (Christopher Nielsen, 2006), the 2007 Annecy Animation Film Festival Cristal winner. The same year, he occupies the same function on Suzie Templeton’s PETER AND THE WOLF, an Oscar-winning short film. Working as animation director for part of the movie THE FLYING MACHINE (2011), a feature film co-directed by Geoff Lindsey and Dorota Kobiela, Martin Clapp produces MAGIC PIANO in 2012, a part of the “Chopin Project” celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer’s.

13/02 - 10h Chevilly-Larue Centre Culturel André Malraux
14/02 - 9h30 Vitry-sur-Seine 3 Cinés Robespierre
19/02-9h30 Vitry-sur-Seine 3 Cinés Robespierre
19/02-10h Fontenay-sous-Bois Cinéma Le Kosmos
19/02-10h Villejuif Théâtre Romain Rolland
20/02 - 10h Vitry-sur-Seine 3 Cinés Robespierre
20/02 - 14h L’Haÿ-les-Roses Cinéma La Tournelle
21/02-9h30 Le-Perreux-sur-Marne Centre des Bords de Marne
21/02-10h L’Haÿ-les-Roses Cinéma La Tournelle
21/02-15h Champigny-sur-Marne Studio 66
22/02 - 14h Arcueil Espace municipal Jean Vilar
23/02 - 10h30 et 14h30 Créteil Cinéma La Lucarne
25/02 - 9h30 Sucy-en-Brie Espace Jean-Marie Poirier

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