|Intro||Hungarian film director|
|Is||Film director Screenwriter Animator|
|Type||Creativity Film, Television, Stage and Radio|
|Birth||21 October 1941, Budapest, Hungary|
Marcell Jankovics (born 21 October 1941) is a Hungarian graphic artist, film director, animator and author. He received his Oscar nomination for the 1974 animated short movie Sisyphus. That movie was used for a GMC Yukon Hybrid ad during the 2008 Super Bowl based on an agreement between the Hungarian film studio Pannónia and GM. He also received a Palme d'Or for the short movie The Struggle at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival. He has been presented multiple awards at the Kecskemét Animation Film Festival since 1985. In 2009, he was presented the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts His fourth feature film The Tragedy of Man was in production from 1988 until its release in 2011. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. From 1955 he attended the Pannonhalma Benedictine Secondary School. He started working at Pannónia in 1960.