About the film

animation, CZ/SK/FR, 2019, 13 min.

The caretaker exhausted of everything. His frustrated wife. Totally depressed deer. Their mutual despair leads them to some absurd events, because sh_t happens all the time.

A short animated film by David Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi.

The project is realized in the co-production of BFILM.cz (CZ), FAMU (CZ), Bagan Films (FR) and Arte (FR). The  realization was supported by Czech Film Fund, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the programme of European Union Creative Europe MEDIA, CNC, Procirep-Angoa and Literary Fund.


Directors: David Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi
Script: David Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi
Producer: BFILM - Peter Badač
Co-producers: BFILM.cz (CZ), Bagan Films (FR) - Patrick Hernandez, Véronique Siegel, FAMU (CZ), Arte (FR)
Art Director: Michaela Mihályi
Animation: David Štumpf
Coloring: Matej Mihályi, Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Kriss Sagan, Bára Halířová, Peter Martinka, Kateřina Karhánková, Michaela Mihályi
Editor: Katarína Pavelková 
Visual postproduction: David Štumpf
Music: Olivier de Palma
Sound Design: Damien Perrollaz



David (1991) finished his BA studies at at VŠMU in Bratislava with the film Cowboyland that has been selected for festivals like Annecy, ITFS Stuttgart or Hiroshima Animation festival and it has won several award home and internationally. The film has formed part of the screening programme Visegrad New Talents and it has been distributed as a pre-show in cinemas in Slovakia and in the Czech Republic. David is now living in Prague where he studies an MA degree at FAMU. He also works as a freelance animator, illustrator and director.


WooHoo (2017)
Cowboyland (2015)



Michaela (1991) currently studies animation at FAMU in Prague, where she lives as well. She likes to tell stories in various techniques, from hand-drawn, cut-out to puppet animation. Besides school work, she works as a freelance animator and illustrator. She has a dog called Ela and loves beer and coffee equally.   


Food (2017)
Here and Here (2017)



Producer BFILM: Peter Badač - peter(at)bfilm.sk  
Festivals BFILM: Alexandra Gabrižová - bfilm(at)bfilm.sk  
Sales NEXT FILM DISTRIBUTION: Anthony Trihan - anthony(at)nextfilmdistribution.com