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Animationsinstitut, part of Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, encourages its students to develop an individual style and, by doing so, create innovative ideas. This screening features a selection of some of the outstanding student projects that depict the wide creative range of productions realized at Animationsinstitut – from 2D and 3D to VFX.
Dir: Shadi Adib
6 mins 56 secs
A mousetrap snaps shut. A group of men debate how to kill the animal in the little box – each trying to outdo the others’ increasingly sadistic fantasies.
Dir: Iring Freytag, Viktor Stickel, Linus Stetter
9 mins 12 secs
A child has to leave its hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. The search for suitable wood becomes a life’s work.
On Your Way
Dir: Thomas Sali
6 mins 41 secs
Life is like gravity because we all are attracted by death. That is what Adam realizes after he wakes up in free fall.
Dir: Maike Mahira Koller
3 mins 1 secs
An old woman still wishes to learn how to swim. During her attempt to swim she unknowingly awakens the attention of the fish of the deep sea.
Wall of Death
Dir: Helge Forler, Felix Zehender
2 mins 23 secs
A meteorite flies to the earth and threatens to destroy an open air rock’n’roll party. Through the power of a “Wall Of Death” the festival visitors can save the party!
Dir: Pascal Flörks
7 mins 3 secs
A grandchild recounts his grandfather’s difficult past and the burden of his own inheritance.
Dir: Maïté Schmitt
5 mins 40 secs
To protect his books, Albert, the young librarian, must put his prejudice aside and make friends with a bat.
Digital Actor – Albert Einstein
Dir: Leszek Plichta
2 mins 22 secs
The research lab at Animationsinstitut of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg brought Albert Einstein back to life.
Dir: Roman Kälin, Falko Paeper, Florian Wittmann
4 mins 6 secs
How can a tiny organism change everything we know and make a difference between growth and extinction?
Fields of Rape
Dir: Anselm Pyta
10 mins 40 secs
Far from here lies a giant field of rape.
Dir: Martin Lapp
2 mins 20 secs
What if someone has to become something greater than just human to save their family?
A Blink of an Eye (Augenblicke)
Dir: Kiana Naghshineh
3 mins 45 secs
Three perceptions of only one truth – hers, his and ours.
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