KARLIS VITOLS 

PAINTER
ANIMATOR

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MINOTAUR 

8:30min
technique: Stop motion/Paint on glass
Latvia
2016

1.85:1, 5.1
Writer/Director/Art/Animation/Edit: Karlis Vitols
Producer: Liga Gaisa
Music: Jekabs Nimanis
Sound: Ernests Ansons

A story of a small Minotaur who tries to find playmates in the endless labyrinth while his Dad is at work.
He only manages to meet mythological characters busy with their own ambitions.


animateka.si  5-11dec.2016 competition

etiuda & Anima (Poland NOV.) - competition

Rojal.

Riga IFF, 

2annas.lv - Best Baltic Animation

Lielais Kristaps 2016 -  WON, Best animation, best animation artist.

4th Indian Cine - official selection

cutout fest - 17-20 nov.2016official sellection

scanorama LT

Olympia Int. F.F. 3-10.dec 2016 Competition

Anima Syros. IAFF+Agora 

ReAnimania Yerevan 2016  - Official sellection



Minotaurs WON Nationals as:

Best Animation Artist - Karlis Vitols

 Best Animation Film - Producer Līga Gaisa, dir. - Karlis Vitols, Air Productions

Light Box named "Red Robot" during Minotaurs production

The Unhappy Man

2015

(sci-fi short segment in Riga 2041 3D movie)

13:20'

Screenplay / Director: Karlis Vitols

Camera :Gatis Grīnbergs

Sound director: Aleksandrs Vaicahovskis

Cast: Dainis Gaidelis, Dainis Sumišķis, Janis Jarāns, Sandra Kļaviņa

Producer : Viesturs Graždanovičs

synopsis:
If you are not happy, you can't be part of perfect  society. You have no future.

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Robota Vīruss

2014

(The Robot's Virus)

Director: Karlis Vitols

drawing/ 3D

5:51 min

synopsis:The Robot's Virus is a futuristic depiction of a family quarrel which focuses on the deadlock created by technological advancement and the impact it has on human communication in the modern consumer society.


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2014.

Dark And Long

GENERO.TV competition video for band UNDERWORLD

song: Dark & Long (Hall's Edit)(UNDERWORLD)

video director/animator: Karlis VItols 

Staffpick/Finalist


story:
2D stop motion animation inspired from film noir tells a story about man who chases a lightning and after strange ritual he fulfills his desire.



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2013


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director/animator: Karlis VItols

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Solo Exhibition
"CULT". Mūkusalas Mākslas salons, Riga, Latvia (2013 II-III)


about culture clash between latvian and russian population in Latvia, both witch is heavy influenced and brainwashed from radical propoganda.

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2012


 

Solo Exhibition
"Drawings" oct. 2012. 

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2011


Solo Exhibition
"Saga: Botox"


small hall “Creative Workshop” at the Arsenāls Exhibition Hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga


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