Nôž - The Knife

A short film about the power of motherly love. A mother is forced to show her love for her daughter through physical sacrifice. The film depicts the primitive instincts which help the mother to protect her child from danger.

Festivals, awards and nominations

15th Fest Anča International Animation Festival
T-Short Animated online film festival
Accra Indie Filmfest - AiF
Cryptshow Festival
Kosice International Film Festival
Indie online film award
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions By Lift-Off Global Network
Festival Biennial of Animation Bratislava (BAB)
Cartoon Club
Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival
22. FFFI MU, 22. Filmový festival Fakulty informatiky Masarykovej univerzity
48. Letní filmová škola Uherské Hradiště
14. Solanin Film Festiwal

Timotej Lukovič
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Timotej Lukovič

Timotej Lukovič is a student at The Film and Television Faculty of The Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. His first film The Knife was awarded as the best animated movie at the Áčko festival. Apart from working on his projects, Timotej also helps animating other films and tv series. (Websters, Mimi and Lisa, both by Katarína Kerekesová, Lunate by Klára Fedora Homzová, etc.) In 2020 he published 10 volumes of comics series Marek a Svetložrúti for children´s magazine Slniečko. In his spare time he makes music videos, posters, illustrations, and animated spots for commercial use.


ScreenwriterTimotej Lukovič
ProductionViktorija Martinka - Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava
MusicJaro Ryzek
EditionTimotej Lukovič


Sales agentErika Paulinská - festivals@vsmu.sk
International sales agentAcademy of Performing Arts in Bratislava - festivals@vsmu.sk