Plante. is a slow lifestyle plant shop in the heart of Budapest, Hungary that was forced to think beyond their physical store. Réka Bucsi captures this moment of transition through animated flora.
Stories in Place is a collection of videos by Staff Picked filmmakers that chronicle small businesses as they navigate a world in flux. The idea behind Stories in Place is simple: empower Vimeo’s community of creators to do what they do best (tell great stories) and shine a light on the small businesses that they love.
Réka Bucsi graduated from MOME Budapest animation department in 2013. Her graduation film ‘Symphony no. 42’ got shortlisted for the Oscars in 2014.
Her films were screened in competition at various festivals including Berlinale, Annecy, SXSW and Sundance. Réka’s debut film ‘LOVE’ was nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards.
Her film 'Solar Walk' won the Audi Short Film Award at the Berlinale 2018, was nominated at the Annie Awards for Best Short Film and is now part of The Criterion Collection. Réka was one of the Berlinale Shorts international jury members at the 2020 Berlinale. She was a speaker at Pictoplasma (NYC and Berlin), Pratt Institute NYC, FMX Germany and a guest teacher at California Institute of the Arts. Her clients include Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Netflix and FX Networks.