Symphony no. 42

Symphony no. 42 presents 47 observations in the irrational connections between human and nature.
production: MOME Anim -
Shortlisted for the 87th Academy Awards

Awards 2014 - 2015:
38th Hong Kong International Film Festival HKIFF - Special Mention for Best Short Film
Friss Hús Film Festival 2.0 Hungary - Best film Grand Prix
Monstronal Festival Germany - Best film Grand Prix
Skepto International Film Festival Italy - Audience Award
Cinema Perpetuum Mobile, Minsk Belarus - Best Animation Grand Prix
11th IndieLisboa, Lisbon International Independent Film Festival - Honorable Mention for Best Animation
Mediawave, Hungary - Best Hungarian Animation
Sehsüchte InternationalFilm Festival, Germany - Special Mention for Animation
Anifilm, Trebon - Special Jury Mention
3. Kyiv International Short Film Festival - Best Film of the Festival and Audience Award
Animation Avantgarde Competition Vienna - Audience Award
Schnongs Festival Germany - 3rd Prize for best film
Womanation, Rhode Island - Honorable Mention
7th.International Animated Film Festival Animator - Poland - Silver Pegasus Award
FMK International Short Film Festival - Italy - Best Animated Short and Audience Award
Lago Film Fest - Italy - Special Mention
Melbourne International Film Festival - Best Animation Short
Hiroshima International Animation Festival - Hiroshima Prize
FESA Award for Best Student Film
Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival - Audience award
Favourites Film Festival Berlin - Berlin's Favourite Short Award
Lille International Short Film Festival, France - The First International Prize by Audience
International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival SESIFF, Korea - Grand Award and Animation Award
International Animated Film Festival Krok, Russia - Alexander Tatarskij Prize
Krok 2014 'at home harbour edition', Kiev - Special Jury Prize
Szolnoki Nemzetközi Képzőművészeti Filmfesztivál, Hungary - Best Animated Film
St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films Beginning - Best Student Animation Film
Court mais bon - France - Main Jury Prize and Prize of the city,"court mais bon"
OFFline Film Festival, Dublin - Best International Short
50th Chicago International Film Festival - Gold Plaque
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS - Best International Animation
Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain - Golden Spike
Primanima, Hungary - George Pal Prize for the most promising Hungarian talent in animation and Best Graduation Film
Anilogue International Animation festival, Hungary - Audience Award and Special Jury Mention
Zubroffka Short Film Festival - Best Animation
XI International Festival of Film Fchools workshop Kinoproba - Grand Prix
Flickerfest’s 24th International Short Film Festival - Best Short Animation
Hungarian Film Critics Awards - Best Animated Movie
Fort Myers Film Festival Florida - Best Short
Vilnius Film Festival - Best Short Film
Leiden International Short Film Experience - Jury Award
Minimalen Short Film Festival - Audience Award
Erarta Motion Pictures Festival - Cinema Jury Special Mention
KAFF Kecskemét Animation Film Festival - Különdíj a legszínvonalasabb képi formanyelvért
Prix Ars Electronica 2015 - Honorary Mention

Réka Bucsi

Réka Bucsi


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.


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