An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the only remaining survivors escape to the sea. In great ships, they set off in search of uninhabited land. So begins the exodus, led by one man.
Ark is Winner of our Five Star award this short animation has shown outstanding performance in all areas, the storyline is definitely up there with the all time short film classics, the animation and lighting really lends itself to the mood and fill, this short film brings a element of originality a berth of fresh air to the world of sort films, this short dose a good job of captivating the audience and is more than just engaging. the director #Grzegorz-Jonkajtys has done a superb job delivering a solid short film.
He was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1972, graduated from Academy of Fine Arts and has worked in the advertisement, animation and feature film industry for over twelve years.
Grzegorz directed his first animated short Mantis in 2000, and won several international awards including the BAF and Imagina Independent Talent Award.
While working in Poland (Platige image) and USA (Digital Kitchen, Cafefx, Syndicate, Industrial
Light & Magic, Marauder Film), Grzegorz has contributed as a director, visual-effects artist,
animation lead and art director for such films as Sin City, Hellboy, Pan’s labyrinth, Mist, Terminator Salvation, Rango, Battleship, Red Tails and the Transformers sagas, amongst many others.
He is most noted for writing and directing his second film Ark, for which he was nominated the
Golden Palm at Cannes film festival in 2007, and won the prestigious Siggraph Electronic Theater Best of Show award in the same year.
In 2010 Grzegorz completed work on The 3rd Letter, a live-action dystopian drama starring Rodrigo Lopresti. The 3rd Letter received the Best Director prize at HollyShorts film festival in Los Angeles in 2010, Best of Show Jury award at Nevada City film festival and Best Short Award at Los Angeles New Wave Film Festival in 2011.