ADMIRAL KOLENČÍK

Andrej Kolenčík, nicknamed Admiral (* 3.8.1984 in Bratislava) is a film director and a visual artist. He studied graphic design at School of Applied Arts and graduated from Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava in field of animation. He studied also at RITS in Brussels during his Erasmus studies and made intership at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.

At present he´s working as a freelance film director of fiction, documentary and also animation films, music videos and commercials. As a visual artist he deals with illustration. Besides of that he was also program director of well known international animation festival Fest Anča for 6 years. In 2014 he was selected for Berlinale Talents. In 2015 he started his own production company called Admiral Films.

FILMOGRAPHY
2014 – Play! – short documentary film (director)
2013 – Vystava (The Exhibition) – short fiction film, Piknik Pictures (co-director / co-writer)
2012 – Hviezda (The Star) – short documentary film (director / co-writer)
2010 – Luníček & Perešníček – pilot of animated tv series (director)
2009 – Čmuchal & Sviňa zasahujú – short animated film (director)

 

MUSIC VIDEOS
2016 – Robert Pospiš & Martin Sillay - V tom šírom poli
2015 – Čisté tvary - Koniec príbehov
2015 – Jana Kirschner - Duch Mesta
2014 – DVA - No Survi
2014 – Ink Midget - Inside
2013 – Kotúče DM - To, čo so mnou žije v byte
2011 – Dr. Zetor - Na Záhrade
2011 – Divné Semená - Moog In Mood
2010 – Kazety - Depilace (Midi Lidi Remix)
2010 – Booka Shade - Teenage Spaceman (Unofficial)
2009 – DVA - Nanuk

EXHIBITIONS (Selection)
2016 – Biela noc, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 – Staycationart, Boulder, Colorado USA 
2012 – Creative Unit, Gallery Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 – KOmix – Nečakaný zásah, 4D Gallery, Galanta, Slovakia
2012 – Admiral´s Visual Drugs, Bialystok, Poland
2011 – We Don´t agree (Andrej Kolenčík vs. Deana Kolenčíková), Gallery Enter, Bratislava, Slovakia
2010 – 120×120 cover exhibition, 66 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 – HRDInovia, galéria M++, Loď, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009 – Animars, Turčianska galéria, Martin, Slovakia
2009 – Videoart is not Dead, Multiplace, Brno, Czech Republic
2009 – Fresh Flesh, Prague, Czech Republic
2007 – K.O.MIX, Nitrianska galéria, Nitra, Slovakia

 

AWARDS
2014 - Film Europe Award (Vystava)
2014 – Slnko v sieti, National prize for Best Short Film (Vystava)
2014 - Küstendorf, Serbia – Golden Egg – Best Short Film (Vystava)
2013 – Magma – mostra di cinema breve, Italy - Best Documentary (Hviezda)
2013 – Duka Fest, Banja Luka, Serbia – Special award (Hviezda)
2013 - Collecchio Videofilm festival, Italy – Best Film (Hviezda)
2013 – 20min|max Ingolstadt, Germany - Winner, 2nd place Audi Preis (Hviezda)
2013 Bronzový klinec, agentúra Respect APP (Slovnaft reklamný film)
2013 Grand prix 2012 – Podnikové médium roka (Slovnaft reklamný film)
2013 Febiofest Prague – Jury Award, Outstanding Film Novella (Vystava)
2013 Febiofest Bratislava – Audience Award (Vystava)
2012 IFOLT – Winner, prize for young authors (Hviezda)
2012 LIsFE, Netherlands – Jury honorable mention (Hviezda)
2010 Barbakan – Best animated film (Čmuchal & Sviňa zasahujú)
2009 Áčko – Best student animated film (Čmuchal & Sviňa zasahujú)
2008 One of the featured video in competition organized by music television MTV – BREAK MTV
2008 Igric – creative premium for animated short Izidor

 

FESTIVAL SCREENINGS
Palm Springs Short Fest (USA), Küstendorf (Serbia), Atlanta Film Festival (USA), Guanajuato International Film Festival (Mexico) Phenomen Film Fest (USA), DOXA (Canada), LIsFE (Netherlands), Febiofest Prague (Czech Republic), Black Nights Film Festival (Estonia), Febiofest Bratislava (Slovakia), DocuFest Atlanta (USA), ASIFA San Francisco presents: Slovak Impact (USA), Busho (Hungary), CinEast (Luxembourg), IFF Bratislava (Slovakia), Sem Tabu (FIAE) (Brazil), Filmový festival inakosti (Bratislava, Slovakia), Mediawave (Hungary), Grand OFF World Independent Film Awards (Poland), Ofafa (Poland), Early Melons (Slovakia), Animateka (Slovenia) Azyl (Slovakia), Áčko (Slovakia), ReAnimacja (Poland), Aerokraťas (Czech Republic), Anifest (Czech Republic), Zlomvaz (Czech Republic), Festroia (Portugal), State aKorti (Italy), ISFVF (China), One Shot ISFF (Armenia), DokumentART (Poland), Curtas Vila do Conde (Portugal), The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus,  IFF 42nd Lubuskie Film Summer (Poland), Kino na hranici (Czech Republic-Poland), 20min|max International Short Film Festival Ingolstadt (Germany), żubrOFFka (Poland), Magma – mostra di cinema breve (Italy), Incubate (Netherlands), Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival (USA), Portobello Film Festival (UK), Collecchio Videofilm festival (Italy), Electric Lantern International Film Festival (UK), Curtas Vila do Conde (Portugal) and many more…

 

ONLINE
Refresher: Videoklip Čisté Tvary
Pravda: Videoklip Čisté Tvary

Pluska: Premiéra klipu Čisté Tvary
Interview pre Bratislava International Film Festival
Denník N: V Mexiku ma šancu film mladého slováka

Kinema: Play! v súťaži na Guanajuato

Premiéra videoklipu pre Janu Kirschner na Denniku N
Daily Mail: Shooting of Music Video with Adam Pearson
Nový Čas: Videoklip pre Čisté Tvary
Interview for Fantastic Music Videos
Interview for Director’s Notes
Interview for Creative Digest
Interview v Pravde
Interview vo Film.sk
Interview v SME
Golden Egg for The Exhibition (Vystava)
Úspech slovenských filmárov v zahraničí: Filmy z festivalu v Cannes nemali proti nim šancu!
Slováci získali hlavnú cenu na festivale Emira Kusturicu
Slovenskí režiséri získali hlavnú cenu na srbskom festivale Küstendorf.
One question for Owl Illustrator: Andrej “Admiral” Kolencik
Dazoo: Slovak Shorts
Slovenský dokument Hviezda ocenený na festivale v Ingolstadte
Stredometrazni soutez zna sve viteze
Porota stredometrazni souteze Febiofestu ocenila tri tituly
Febiofest rozdal ceny, rozbieha sa do regionov
Desert Sun: The Star at Palm Springs festival
Hviezda v SME
Hviezda premierovaná na Febiofeste
Voices interview
Comrade Magazine
Interview about Fest Anča
Premiéra videoklipu Kazety
Koniec Hokejbalovej kariéry

 

CLIENTS
BETC ParisDrawetc., Hitchhiker films, Jana KirschnerLeopard ProductionVertex Creation, Milk, Pohoda, Cinetype, Fest Anča, Seesame, Nota Bene, Nitrianska galériaUrbanlegend.cz, MUW Saatchi & Saatchi, MUW Digital, Respect APPKomplot AdvertisingSNG, Made by Vaculik, Effectivity, Eallin, Sebik.tv, Juraj Karpiš, SFTA

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