Steven Lapcevic is an independent animator who specializes in creating animated shorts that are surreal in nature. His shorts eschew a narrative approach and are experimental in their structure and execution, creating a dreamlike visual progression of ideas.
Mr. Lapcevic has screened his animated shorts at film festivals, several among them: The 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Coney Island Film Festivals, The 2016, 2017 and 2018 Moviate Underground Film Festivals, The 2017 and 2018 MidWest WeirdFests, The 2017 and 2018 Atlanta Underground Film Festival and The 2017 and 2018 High Arts Festival in Akron, Ohio. His animated short "IDIOT KING" won "Best Animation" at the 2017 Coney Island Film Festival.
His animation has been featured in the film, “Disaster 501: What Happened to Man?”, conceptualized by Lars von Trier and directed by Jenle Hallund featured at The 2012 Copenhagen Art Festival as well as on an episode of "Off the Air" on Adult Swim.
Mr. Lapcevic has been awarded the 2010 Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island Art Fund Grant, the 2010 Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island Excellence in the Arts Award, the 2010 Experimental Television Center Grant, the 2013 New York State Council on the Arts Original Work Grant, and the 2016 Staten Island Arts Excellence in the Arts Award.