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Cartoon Forum 2008: Trailer

A nice animated trailer for the 2008 edition of Cartoon Forum, held in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The film was directed by Max Lang and Regina Welker.

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School can be a war for many, and war can be a school for others. But still, the two things will hardly mix.

Wojna (War) is a short animated movie produced at Filmakademie for Unicef.

Directed by Agnieszka Kruczek. Music: Vladimir Martinka. Head of Production: Andreas Perzl.

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Shahada: Opening Sequence

Title sequence for Shahada, a feature film by Burhan Qurbani on the life of three young Muslims in Germany during the Ramadan.

The animated sequence has been directed by Alexander Hanowski and produced by Andreas Lampe at We are Flink.

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THILO EWERS – They Will Come to Town

Something is coming…


If you’re not coming under water with me, the water will come to you to getcha. There is no escape, except maybe to “stop global warming before it stops us”…
They Will Come to Town is a beautiful short film SLASH public service announcement, directed by Thilo Ewers.
Produced by Franziska Specht at the Institute [...]

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One pill makes you largerAnd one pill makes you smallAnd the ones that mother gives youDon’t do anything at all.


And after the dog and the whale, here we go for something bigger. A rabbit. A red rabbit.
Yes, the start out quite small, but that’s also true of some bad habits that, in the long run, [...]

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The Moment

The future you have tomorrow won’t bethe same future you had yesterday.

Sometimes, that moment of awareness turns out to be… well, awkward to say the least…
The Moment is a short film made as a trailer for the 2008 Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart.
Written and directed by Verena Fels and Csaba Letay and produced by [...]

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A faceless creature is struggling to find his own identity, carving masks for himself.
Masks is a short movie designed, written, directed and animated by Piotr Karwas. Piotr’s recent work can be found at Hideout Films.
Produced by Andrea Osterhorn at Filmakademie Baden Württemberg. Edited by Stephan Krumbiegel and Piotr Karwas.
Music by Piotr Karwas, produced by [...]

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Giant skyscrapers surround the house of an old woman (Trude Knörl) threatening her life. Her niece (or grandchild?) will come to help.
Treibgut (Debris) is a short movie written, designed, animated and directed by Rüdiger Kaltenhäuser, as his final project at the Filmakademie.
Giganteschi grattacieli circondano la casa di una anziana signora (Trude Knörl) minacciandone la [...]

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Hessi James might seem an harmless guy, but he has a secret deadly weapon! So, prepare to watch the most unusual western duel ever. Starting from the duelers being bugs…
Hessi James (Cockney James) is a short movie directed and animated by Johannes Weiland, written and voiced by Badesalz.
Note that in the German version, Hessi [...]

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You can’t run and hidefrom the world outside

Buried in a cave since its birth, a poor creature is eventually touched by the sunlight.
Ok, the character is not as perfect as the Gollum in Peter Jackson’s trilogy. But this short’s got more than meets the eye. It’s up to you to find out and enjoy.
The movie [...]

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Nebel hat den Wald verschlungen.Der dein stillstes Glück gesehen:Ganz in Duft und DämmerungenWill die schöne Welt vergehen.Theodor Storm

A gorgeous CG animated short about the doomed love between two mechanical snails.
“It’s midnight. A smattering of moonlight falls upon the forest floor. Two mechanical snails move slowly through the darkness. They confront one another and briefly take [...]

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No Limits

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Some people don’t have limits.But children do.Stop Child Labour

A nice PSA for children’s rights.
Made at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg by Heidi Wittlinger with animators Anja Perl and Max Stolzenberg. Produced by Tobias Lindörfer.
UPDATE: The MP4 clip should work now!
Pubblicità progresso per i diritti dei bambini.
Realizzato presso Filmakademie Baden Württemberg ad opera di Heidi Wittlinger con [...]

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Der Propellervogel

Three little sparrows are trying to make some jazz in the woods, but a motorized noisy bird comes to annoy our trio.
The movie has been directed by two students of the Filmakademie, Jan Locher and Thomas Hinke. Music by Carsten Raabe. It was screening at the Berlinale this year.
Jan Locher is also one the makers [...]

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Caps is a short movie “where one goofy character spoils an old tradition, but brings the warmth and the color back into the world.”
This animation is part of the trailer for the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart 2006, that is a series of short films produced by Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg as an opening for the screening [...]

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ROBERT KUCZERA – Dragon Slayer

Nothing’s gonna be the same once you got a friend.

“In a time when dragons threatened mankind, there was only one man who fought against them all. His name is Tarragon and riding on his brave battle horse Black Bull he is on his way to work. But things don’t always turn out as they should…and [...]

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