A student of Prague’s FAMU wins the Oscar
Daria Kashcheeva, a student of Prague’s Film and TV Academy of Performing Arts FAMU, has won the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ student Oscar for her Czech short animated film Daughter. She is the third FAMU student to win the student award after Jan Svěrák and Marie Dvořáková.
The winning film is a 15-minute long animated puppet movie called “Daughter” which tells a story about the relationship between a father and his daughter. According to the director, Daria Kashcheeva, the story is also about how one small misunderstanding can influence a relationship between two people for a long time and why it is important to forgive those who are close to us.
“Daughter” has also received awards for best student film in the animation film festival at Annecy and the prize for the best short animated film at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Daria Kashcheeva is a Russian student of FAMU’s Department of Animated Film. It was there that she found the necessary materials and production spaces to make the film. The Prague’s Film and TV Academy of Performing Arts has educated famous directors such as Miloš Forman and Jiří Menzl and is considered one of the top international film schools of today.
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