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Hoppi Tales: The year of the monkey

Somewhere in the very center of the World there is a quiet, serine valley, the Hoppies live and work there. Hoppiland is a multicultural town you can find Hoppies with all different nationalities. While everyone is busily running about, the Hoppies making sure that after the busy days there are holidays for everyone. Birthdays, Christmas, carnivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Hanukkah and of course the Year of New Moon - every day there is a holiday somewhere in the World.

So, in every episode The Hoppies are helping to celebrate one holiday.

  • Ferenc Rófusz
    The Fly, Oscar (Academy Award) winner for best animated short film in 1981
  • Dóra Gimesi
  • Tamás Salusinszky
  • Andrea Miskédi, director of animation
    Key Cast
  • Attila Kisgáti, animation
    Key Cast
  • Károly Horváth, animation
    Key Cast
  • Szása Sándor Vágó, animation
    Key Cast
  • Erika Riha, storyboard
    Key Cast
  • Attila Pacsay, music
    Key Cast
  • Imre Madácsi, sound engineer
    Key Cast
  • Zsolt Maticska, background design
    Key Cast
  • Alexis Latham, storyteller
    Key Cast
  • Gergely Böhm, dialog recording
    Key Cast
  • Tibor Salfay, music
    Key Cast
  • Zoltán Tardos, color background
    Key Cast
  • Éva Szabó, original characters
    Key Cast
  • Miklós Salusinszky, original idea
    Key Cast
  • Alexandra Krkos, vfx
    Key Cast
  • Katalin Móré, animation
    Key Cast
  • Péter Nagy, production manager
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Hoppi mesék: A majom éve
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Television
  • Genres:
    children film
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 30, 2016
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Director Biography - Ferenc Rófusz

Ferenc Rofusz is an internationally recognized director of animation films he has been distinguished with numerous international awards for his accomplishments. 

Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1946, he began his career in animation as an assistant director in 1968 at Pannonia Studios in Budapest.

He was the recipient of the 1981 OSCAR (Academy Award) for writing, directing and producing the animated short film, “The Fly.”
He became director for animation films in 1981, in 1984 he left for West Germany where he designed several animated TV series.

In 1988 he moved to Canada where he worked for Nelvana Ltd. an animation company in Toronto.
In 1991 he established  Super Fly Films Inc. his own animation company. As the Creative Director (Super Fly Films Inc.) produced more than sixty commercials and several animation projects using both traditional and computer / digital animation techniques.

Since 2001 he lives in Budapest. Involved in teaching, and working on numerous ideas / projects both unconventional and on animated series as well.

His lifetime achievement was awarded in 2011 with Hungary’s highest and most prestigious KOSSUTH AWARD.

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