24 BUCKETS, 7 MICE, 18 YEARS (24 Găleți, 7 Șoareci, 18 Ani), directed by Marius Iacob, produced by MANEKINO FILM won the Silver Dragon Award for Best Short Documentary in KRAKOW International Film FestivalPoland 2012 (28.05-03.06).

The Krakow IFF Jury was headed by the Polish documentary filmmaker Marcel Lozinskiand had as members, among others, Alessandro Marcionni, head of the short film selection of Locarno Film Festival, and Torene Svitil, Head of the Awards Office at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Now at its 52nd edition, Krakow International Film Festival is one of the oldest film festivals in Europe and the oldest and one of the three major international film festivals in Poland ( next to Warszaw and Wroclaw). Krakow Film Festival is officially recognized byFIAPF, the European Film Academy and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which confirms its reputation and high esteem it’s field in; consequently, the films awarded at Krakow are automatically eligible for the European Film Awards and the Oscars in the short films categories.

Creative team:


Director/Scriptwriter: Marius Iacob

Director of photography: Marius Iacob

Editing/Sound: Marius Iacob / Vlad Voinescu

Producer: Adina Pintilie

Executive producer: Marius Iacob

Associate producer: Rocket Superbe

Produced by: MANEKINO FILM