A fox hunter and a porcelain shopkeeper lady, the scientist brothers, a seal, a boy and a music box. Six characters in their rooms filled with traces of longing, separated by a vast and bleak landscape. Four stories on love, contemplation and (self)destruction.

Title: The Vast Landscape – Porcelain Stories
Director: Lea Vidakovic
Puppets: Lea Vidakovic
Sets and props: Lea Vidakovic and Marion le Guillou
Animation: Marion le Guillou and Lea Vidakovic
Editing: Lea Vidakovic
Sound: Yoerik Roevens
Production: AKC Attack!, Croatia
Producer: Drasko Ivezic
Distribution: Adriatic Animation and Lea Vidakovic
Duration: 11min
Year: 2014

Supported by HAVC (Croatian audio-visual center) and the city of Zagreb.


The film was screened at 100+ festivals and won the following awards:
2017. special mention – FIFFA, Formosa Festival of Int Filmmaker Awards, Taichung, Taiwan
2017. Best animated film special mention – Zsigmond Vilmos Film Festival, Szeged, Hungary
2017. Best animation – Global Short Film Awards Film Festival, Cannes, France
2016. Special mention – 7th Balkan Beyond Borders Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
2016. Distinction, 2nd Animation Marathon, Greece
2016. Honorable mention, XI festival internacional de cine rural + indigent arica nativa
2016. Best first film – Festival International du Film d’Animation de Paris, France
2016. Narrative award – Rush Process Festival of handcrafted animation, Texas, USA
2015. honorable mention – 5th Athens International Digital Film Festival, Greece
2015. honorary mention – Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia
2015. second prize – Puppet is a human too festival (Lalka tez clowiek), Warshaw, Poland
2015. best animation film – lll Festival Brasil de Cinema Internacional
2015. best animation film – Watch Out! Film Festival, Tetovo, Macedonia
2015. honorary mention – Athens Animfest, Athens, Greece
2014. honorary mention, Filmski Front, Novi Sad, Serbia

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