Private Project

Hoppi Tales: Who is the merriest int the amusement park

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.

  • Ferenc Rófusz
    Director
    The Fly, Academy Award winner short animated film
  • Dóra Gimesi
    Writer
  • Tamás Salusinszky
    Producer
  • Andrea Miskédi, director of animation
    Key Cast
  • Attila Pacsay, music
    Key Cast
  • Zsolt Maticska, background design
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Hoppi mesék: Ki a legvidámabb a Vidámparkban?
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Television
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 30, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Hungary
  • Country of Filming:
    Hungary
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    draw on cells
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • The Hoppies Ltd.
    Country: Hungary
    Rights: All Rights
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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