PAPER KITE

PAPER KITE  
animation 8’20’’ © 2019
А sheet of paper, a math problem, a kite and… two children – a boy and a girl who will find the answer.

Watch at 7Arts.bg

production KOULEV FILM PRODUCTION 
with the support of BULGARIAN NATIONAL FILM CENTER
producer ANDREY KOULEV  
screenplay HRISTO GANEV 
director ASSIA KOVANOVA
art director ASSIA KOVANOVA
music PETAR DUNDAKOV
narrator SAVA PIPEROV 
animation APOSTOL STOYANOV; MOMCHIL GROZDANOV 
2D compositing, editing ASSIA KOVANOVA 
sound VLADISLAV BOYADJIEV 
piano MARIO ANGELOV 
studio PEKARNATA
sound engineer IVAN BOSHEV
translator DIMITAR KOTSEV – SHOSHO

Festivals and Awards

2022 12th TEHRAN International Animation Festival, Iran 
2020 12th TOFUZI International Animated Film Festival, Batumi, Ajara, Georgia
2020 18th HIROSHIMA International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan
2020 8th LA TRUCA INTERNACIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Cali, Colombia 
2020 8th SHARJAH International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Dubai
2020 10th ANIMOCJE International Animated Film Festival, Bidgoszcz, Poland
2020 16th NYC Downtown Short Film Festival, New York, USA BEST DIRECTOR OF ANIMATION AWARD
2020 VENICE FILM AWARDS – May, Venice, Italy BEST ANIMATED FILM AWARD
2020 11th GOLDEN KUKER International Animated Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria SPECIAL AWARD FOR A BULGARIAN FILM NAMED AFTER ‘PROIKO PROIKOV’
2020 2nd SUPER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Barcelona, Spain BEST SCRIPT AWARD 
2020 10th SUPERTOON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Šibenik, Croatia
2020 37th CARROUSEL, Quebec, Canada 
2020 MONSTRA, Lisbon, Portugal 
2019 NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS, New York, USA HONORABLE MENTION: animated film presented to PAPER KITE in recognition of excellence in filmmaking
2019 PROMOFEST, Madrit, Spain SPECIAL JURY MENTION
2019 24th GOLDEN RHYTON National Film Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria JURY AWARD FOR ANIMATION
2019 TONNEINS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, France BEST EUROPEAN ANIMATION FILM AWARD
2019 17th ANILOGUE, Budapest, Hungary 
2019 5th SIFFCY, New Delhi, India 
2019 10th CSFF, Shenzhen, China 
2019 ANIM’EST, Bucharest, Romania 
2019 36th CICFF International Children Film Festival, Chicago, USA 
2019 BEAST International Film Fest, Porto, Portugal 
2019 16th IN THE PALACE, Varna, Bulgaria 
2019 49th GIFFONI Film Festival, Salerno, Italy 
2019 23rd SICAF International Animation Festival, Seoul, South Korea 
2019 SINEGLOBE, Cern, Switzerland 
2019 72nd FESTIVAL DE CANNES, Short Film Corner, Cannes, France