experimental short

"A peaceful landscape is becoming engulfed by endless concrete reptiles. Their multiple-laned tarmac skins are melting enormous constructions of insanity. When two of these creatures meet, more terror is about to hatch."

The three minute long 3d animated experimental film was produced at the 'Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg' during 'Filmgestaltung 1' tutored by Professor Jochen Kuhn. The film was written, directed and animated by Johannes Schiehsl. It was screened at the famous Annecy festival and received the jury award at the prestigous Asolo Art Film Festival.

Written, directed and animated by
Johannes Schiehsl

David Christiansen
Johannes Schiehsl

Dramatic advisor
Professor Jochen Kuhn

Project assistant
Manfred Flick

Production manager
Thomas Lechner

Thanks to
Conrad Tambour
Jan Lachauer
Professor Jochen Kuhn
Manny Flick
Markus Nestroy
Benjamin Swiczinsky
Patrick Schuler
Julia Ocker
Wolfram Kampffmeyer
meiner Familie
speziellen Dank an
Sabine Hirtes
und dem Institut für Animation,
Visuelle Effekte und digitale Postproduktion

a Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg production
summer term 2007

«Special Jury Mention» Asolo Art Film Festival, Italy 2007
Nomination Deutscher Nachwuchsfilmpreis 2007


Up- and Coming Festival 2007, Germany
Anima Mundi 2009, Brazil
Annecy 2008 - Nomination for Best Graduation Film, France
Annecy 2009 - Germany Panorama, France
Ars Electronica Animation Festival 2008, Austria
Tampere Film Festival 2008, Finnland
Chitrakatha International Student Animation Festival 2007, India
Cronosfera Science Art Festival 2008, Italy
International Animated Film Festival Krok 2008, Russia
Utopiales Nantes 2008, France
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2008, Netherlands
Festival du film de Vendome 2009, France
41st Sitges Film Festival 2008, Catalonia
Zlínský pes 2008, Czech Republic
Filmforum NRW, Germany
Festivalul CineMAiubit 2008, Romania
Fernsehfilmfest Cologne Conference 2008, Germany
Trickfilmfestival Wiesbaden 2007, Germany
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival 2008, Germany
Tehran International Animation Festival 2009, Iran
Basauri-Bizkaia International Animated Film Festival 2009, Spain
Festival Némo 2009, France
iShorts zkratka filmy 2009, Czech Republic
Rythmetic Experimental Animated Film Festival 2010, France
EXPO 2010 World's Fair Shanghai, China

Magnetfilm, Germany