Biography

Kārlis Vītols (Latvia, 1979)

A 1997 graduate of Rozentals Art College, Master of the Humanities in Painting, the Latvian Academy of Arts. His work in authorial animation has been presented internationally. The films THE RED GLOVE and KLOIJHI were included in the selection of the Latvian alternative film.
His animated film “Trophy” was awarded the BEST ANIMATION of BALTIC STATES award at the “International Film Forum ARSENALS 2004.” Vitols was also nominated for the "best animation artist” at National Film Forum "Lielais Kristaps 2005" (Latvia).
In 2007, his film “Garden of Fetish” was an official selection at the Oberhousen Short Film Festival in Germany. But short "ECLIPSE" was official selection at Annecy 2010!
Now working on 5min short, classics 2D "Robot Virus"

FILMS:
ECLIPSE 2010
DEVIL'S FUJI 2009
MECHANISM 2007
The GARDEN Of FETISH 2006
The TROPHY 2004
E.V.I.T.A. 2003
KLOIJHI 2000
The RED GLOVE 1998

on a web E.V.I.T.A

http://www.youtube.com/kloijhi

http://www.karlisvitols.info

http://www.artnews.info/karlisviitols

http://www.artdoxa.com/users/karlis/artworks

www.karlisvitols.info

Blog Posts

IKAR

Kārlis Vītols

since i'm not a good blog post writer, i decidet to draw my post so here is a short comics IKAR i am hoping to make it into short film one day. enjoy                

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comics

Kārlis Vītols

last few weeks i spent in comics world. I must admit it seems comics language is oldest visual narrative form in human history. Long before books. Also its more different than language of dance, song or book. Book allows you…

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another character mess

Kārlis Vītols

seems, sometimes is quite hard to hold yoursef inside terithory  you pointed befor movie production! Problem is when during production, your character slightly changes, its time for him to get life through hands of animators,…

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National Film Award

Kārlis Vītols

wow! Movie ECLIPSE is nominated for Latvian National Film Award (Lielais Kristaps) in categories: Best Animation Artist (its me) and Best Original Musics (its group TOTEM) very nice! film is here: http://www.filmannex.com/movie/eclipse/1088…

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