Celebrating Authenticity with “Diplodocus” w/ Wojtek Wawszczyk

Listen to our podcast conversation with Wojtek Wawszczyk, director of Diplodocus, which premiered at the 2024 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market.

In the latest episode of the Showcast, TFV’s Matt Micucci speaks with Polish director, animator and writer Wojtek Wawszczyk. His new animated feature, Diplodocus, premiered at the 2024 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market.

The film tells the captivating tale of a young dinosaur on a quest to rescue his mysteriously missing parents, traversing a variety of strange worlds in the process. It also tells the parallel tale of the artist who created him, struggling to stay true to his vision.

In our conversation, we’ll dive deep into the film’s messages, its stylistic influences and the lengthy, dedicated process of bringing Diplodocus to life. We also get to know Wawszczyk, as he shares the origins of his passion for animation and some of the elements that drive his creative journey. (Featured image: PFX)

Showcast is a series of candid podcast conversations from film festivals and film markets, presented by The Film Verdict and hosted by Matt Micucci.

  • A poster of the 2024 AVP Summit, which took place in Reggio Calabria, Italy.
    Image: AVP Summit

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