1. A film by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter
    Produced by IKKI FILMS (Nidia Santiago and Edwina Liard)
    Co-produced by Manuel Cam and Ikki Inc.

    “Negative Space" is a short animated film that depicts a father-and-son relationship through the act of packing a suitcase. Based on a 150-word prose poem by Ron Koertge, the adaptation by co-directors, Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, is a 5-min film using handmade stop-motion animation to bring visual metaphor and subtext to the original words.
    Awards :
    Grand Prix: Anima Mundi, Brazil (’17)
    Best Animation Technique : Anima Mundi, Brazil (’17)
    Grand Prix: Krok Animation Festival, Ukraine (’17)
    Prix Fipresci : Annecy Animation Festival, France (’17)
    André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film: Annecy Animation Festival, France (’17)
    Grand Prix: Taichung Int Animation Festival, Taiwan (’17)
    Best international short film: 3D Wire, Spain (’17)
    Audience Award: Fantoche, Switzerland (’17)
    Prix Movistar+ : UniFrance, France (’17)
    Prix Ur Sveriges : UniFrance, France (’17)
    Special Mention: Encounters Film Festival, UK (’17)
    Best Stop Motion Award: SPARK ANIMATION, Canada (’17)
    The Special prize: Insomnia Film Festival, Russia (’17)
    Audience Award: Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland (’17)
    Best Animation Award by Professional Jury: The Budapest Short International Film Festival, Hungary (’17)
    Best Animation Award by Student Jury: The Budapest Short International Film Festival, Hungary (’17)
    Special Jury Distinction: Animanima, Serbia (’17)
    Jury special prize: Indie-AniFest, South Korea (’17)
    Special Jury award for best storytelling: Linoleum Animation Festival, Ukraine (’17)
    Special Mention: Pixelatl, Mexico (’17)
    Special Mention: Animatou, Switzerland (’17)
    Special Mention: Anima Cordoba Int Animation Festival, Argentina (’17)
    Honorable Mention: Split Film Festival, Croatia (’17)
    Jury Award: Stop Motion Barcelona Short Film Festival, Spain (’17)
    Jury Award Best Animation: New Hampshire Film Festival, US (’17)

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  2. A group of logs is about to freeze to death in a cold, icy desert. When they realize that the only fuel for a warming fire is their own body, things start heating up.

    Digital Cut-Out | Without Dialogue | 5min 35s | CH-2014
    An animated short film by Nils Hedinger
    Production: prêt-à-tourner
    Sounddesign: Thomas Gassmann
    Music: Tobi Diggelmann

    More info and Making-Of: timber-film.ch

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  3. Teaser of my Graduation Movie at HSLU 2017

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    Director: Fabio Friedli
    Production Company: YK Animation Studio GmbH
    International Sales: Ouat Media
    Country of Production: Switzerland
    Year of Production: 2017

    From a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse. An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell.


    Best Animation Award – 2017 Aspen ShortFest
    JINETE IBÉRICO Award – 2017 Huesca Festival de Cine (Spain)
    Swiss Audience Award – 2017 Fantoche Baden (CH)


    2017 Berlinale - Generation 14plus Competition
    2017 Aspen Shortfest
    2017 Seattle International Film Festival SIFF
    2017 Palm Springs International Filmfestival
    2017 Melbourne International Filmfestival MIFF
    2017 Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation
    2017 Bristol Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
    2017 Annecy International Animated Film Festival
    2017 Festival du film court Fenêtres Sur Courts, Dijon
    2017 Tokyo Short shorts festival & Asia
    2017 Fest - Portugal
    2017 Rio de Janerio Anima Mundi
    2017 Winterthur Internationale Kurzfilmtage (CH) (youth competition)
    2017 Fantoche Baden (CH)
    2017 Zilina Fest Anca (Slovakia)
    2017 Huesca Festival de Cine (Spain)
    2017 Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival SICAF (South Korea)
    2017 Hamburg internationales KurzFilmFestival (Germany)
    2017 Manhattan Short (USA)
    2017 Bristol Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival
    2017 Traverse City Film Festival (USA)
    2017 Salute your Short (USA)
    2017 Milwaukee Film Festival (USA)
    2017 Ottawa International Animation Festival
    2017 Encounters Film Festival

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  5. Dozens of migrants climb onto an overcrowded truck. Their goal: to escape to Europe. When they arrive after an exhausting journey, another brutal reality awaits them: the European treatment of refugees.

    "Bon Voyage" is this week's Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it here: vimeo.com/blog/post/staff-pick-premiere-bon-voyage

    Script & Director: Fabio Friedli
    Animation: Nils Hedinger, Martin Waespe, Fabio Friedli
    Starring: Linford Boateng, Nik Rechsteiner
    DOP & Light: Janosch Abel
    Sounddesign & Mix: Thomas Gassmann
    Foley: Dieter Hebben
    Production: Gerd Gockel, HSLU Design & Kunst, Animation

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