1. All dogs chase their own tails. One dog succeeds in catching his tail. This changes his whole life.
    An animated film in 2½D.

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    AWARDS:
    Annecy 2008 - Jury's special award for Graduation Films
    Animafest 2008, Zagreb Croatia - Best film for children
    KLIK! International Animation Festival 2008, Amsterdam Holland Best student film
    Flip International Animation Festival 2008, Chile Special Mention
    GOLDEN TOOF AWARD for Best Animated Short, Toofy Film Fest, USA
    Golden Knight Film Festival 2008, Moscow, Russia - Best student film
    San Joaquin Film Festival 2008, USA - Best Animated Short Film
    Sprockets Toronto Int.Film Festival For Children 2008, Canada - Honourable Mention
    European Youth Film Festival in Antwerp and Bruges 2008, Belgium - Best Short
    Holland Animation Film Festival 2008, Utrecht - MovieSquad Junior Award
    Formula Mundi 2007, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany - Best Animation 2th
    Barcelona International TV Festival 2007, Spain - «Creative Prize»
    Animago 2007, Karlsruhe, Germany - The Jury Prize
    «2D OR NOT 2D» Int. Animation Festival 2007, Everet USA - «Golden Pencil Award»
    Chicago Int. Children's Festival 2007, USA - Children Jury Prize, 2th Best Short Animated Film
    Tricky Animation Film Festival 2007, Flensburg, Germany - Audience Award
    Animatu Int. Digital Animation Festival 2008, Beja Spain Best 2D Short 2’nd Prize
    Student Film Festival «Beginning» 2007, Sankt Petersburg, Russia - Award «For Kindness and Positivism»
    Cartoon Club 2007, Rimini, Italy - First Prize
    Anima Mundi 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia - Best Debut
    Hamburg Animation Award 2007, Germany - First Prize and the Audience Award
    Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2007, Czech Republic - The Hermina Tyrlova Award
    Cartoon on the Bay 2007, Italy - Official Selection Pulcinella Award
    AniFest Trebon 2007, Czech Republic - Special Jury Mention

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  2. The Story of the only heterosexual Flamingo in his desperate attempt to find love.

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  3. The Protagonist, the Auguste, projected onto a huge screen of a pitoresque cinema as a metaphor for the subconscious mind of the audience undergoes an existantial development dreaming of his counterpart the whiteface clown and finally finding his true identity the immortal archetype of the Trickster.

    This film is distributed by Magnetfilm
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    please contact magnetfilm, if you are interested in screening it or acquiring a copy.

    Awards:

    Animago Award 2009
    Trickster receives Animago Award in the cathegory "best studentproduktion"

    Melbourne International Animationfilmfestival
    Audienceaward in the cathegory "best of next"

    12th Brooklyn International Filmfestival
    Spirit Award Animation

    Kimera  Shortfilmfestival/Termoli Italy
    Award for the best Animationfilm

    Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau trust/Wiesbaden
    "Trickster" is selected as one of 10 outstanding german shortfilms to be awarded with the Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Shortfilmaward 2009

    7th International Student Film Festival /Beijing
    International Student Film Festival , Beijing/China, November 9-15th 08
    Audienceaward

    film rating board “Wiesbaden”
    "Trickster" receives Seal of Approval: "Highly Recommended"

    Avanca 08
    25. Juli 2008 International meetings of cinema, Portugal
    Award for the best Animationfilm

    Hamburg Animation Award 2008
    26. Juni 2008 in Hamburg,
    Third Award

    Festivals:

    FilmZ – Festival des deutschen Kinos
    National Film Festival, November 24th – 29th , Mainz, Germany  

    Festival Internacional Filmets Badalona  
    International Film Festival, November 6th - 14th, Badalona , Spain  

    PISAF – Puchon International Student Animation Festival  
    International Animationsfestival, November 6th - 20th, Puchon, Süd Korea

    23rd Leeds International Film Festival
    international Film Festival, Leeds, Great Britain, November 4th - 22nd 2009

    Animago Award 2009
    international competition for digital content, Potsdam, Germany, Oktober 29nd - 30nd 2009

    Balkanima 09
    international Animation Festival, Beograd, Serbia, Oktober 6th - 10th 2009

    42rd Sitges 09
    international fantastic Festival, Sitges, Spain, Oktober 1th - 12th 2009

    London International Animation festival 2009
    international Animation Festival, London, Great Britain, August  27nd - September 6th 2009

    Sydney International Animation Festival 2009
    international Animation Festival, Sidney, Australia, September 4th - 6th2009

    Shorts at moonlight
    national Filmfestival,  Frankfurt/Germany, July 16th  - August 15.th  09

    Melbourne International Animation Festival 2009
    International Filmfestival, Melbourne/Australia , June 22th  - 28th  09
    Audienceaward in the cathegory "best of next"

    Centre Pompidou Paris
    Exhibition of german Animationfilms: Le Cinéma d'animation allemand : les écoles

    International Animationfestival Annecy 2009
    International Filmfestival, Annecy/France , June 8th  - 13th  09

    Palm Springs Shortfest 2009
    International Filmfestival, Palm Springs/USA, June 22th  - 29th  09

    Brooklyn international Filmfestival 2009
    International Filmfestival, New York/USA, June 5th  - 14th  09
    Spirit Award Animation

    7th Naoussa Shortfilmfestival
    International Film Festival, Naoussa/Greece, Mai 7.th - 10th 09

    38th Sehsüchte Potsdam
    International Student Film Festival, Potsdam/Germany, April 21th - 26th  09

    10th Shortfilmfestival Landshut
    National Short Film Festival, Landshut/Germany, March 25th - 29th  09

    8th Roma Independent Film Festival
    International Film Festival, Rome/Italy, March 19th - 27th  09

    5TH Festival de curtmetratges de Celrà
    International Film Festival, Celrà/Spain, March 13th - 15th  09

    La.Meko Filmfestival Landau 08
    National Short Film Festival, Landau/Germany, November 30th - Dezmber 5th 08

    50st ZINEBI FILM FESTIVAL
    International Film Festival of documentary and short film of Bilbao, Bilbao/Spain,
    November 21-29th 08

    21st FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL
    International Film Festival, Derry City/Northern Ireland, November 21-29th 08

    7th International Student Film Festival /Beijing
    International Student Film Festival , Beijing/China, November 9-15th 08
    Audienceaward

    2008 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival,
    International Digital Animation Short Films Competition, Taipei/Taiwan, November 6-21th 08

    28. Festival international du Film d´Amiens,  
    International Film Festival, Amiens/France, November 7-16th o8

    Flensburger Kurzfilmtage/tricky 08
    National Short Film Festival, Flensburg/Germany, October 23-25th 08

    MOLODIST 38
    International Film Festival, Kyiv/Ukraine, October 18-26th 08

    Curtocircuito
    International Short Film Festival,Santiago de Compostela/Spain,  October 17-24th  08

    ANIMEST 2008
    International Animation Festival, Bucharest/Romania, October 3-12th 08

    Filmfest Eberswalde 2008
    International Film Festival , Eberswalde/Germany, October 4-11th 08

    ANIMANIMA 2008
    International Animation Festival, Cacak/Serbia, September 10-13th 08

    film rating board “Wiesbaden”
    "Trickster" receives Seal of Approval: "Highly Recommended"

    Avanca 08
    25. Juli 2008 International meetings of cinema, Portugal
    Award for the best Animationfilm

    Mundos Digitales 2008
    5. Juli 2008 in A Coruna, Spain

    Hamburg Animation Award 2008
    26. Juni 2008 in Hamburg,
    Third Award

    credits:
    screenplay, Design, Animation, VFX Alexander Pohl
    virtual acting/ voice Florian Hertweck
    producer Fabian Pöhlmann
    camera Till Vielrose
    editor Florian Metzner
    music composed and orchestrated by Stefan Maria Schneider
    conductor Stefan Maria Schneider
    music performed by Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg
    solo trumpet Jan Sebastian Melzer
    sound design Tilman Hopf
    sound re-recording mixer Alexej Ashkenazy
    foley artist Günter Röhn
    line producer Holger Lochau
    technical support Dennis Rettkowski

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  4. A short movie by Milen Vitanov
    Made by The Talking Animals
    Coproduced by ZDF and HFF-Potsdam
    Trailer concept/edited by Jens Prausnitz

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  5. This film is distributed by Magnetfilm
    magnetfilm.de
    please contact magnetfilm, if you are interested in screening it or acquiring a copy.

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