Here are two designs our colleague Sebastian Koch made for two ‘Löwenzahn’ shorts. Both films, created by Linus Stetter and Thilo Kienle, are about luck and superstition. They had their premiere beginning of this year. Marcus Schäfer made additional designs. If you’re interested in a short preview, have a look at our website.
On December 24th our short films ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ will be shown on ZDF at 8:20 am respectively 8:45 am. ‘Room on the Broom’ will be shown after at 10:25 am.
If you prefer the English version and have access to British television, BBC 1 shows ‘The Gruffalo’ on December 24th, ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ on December 25th and ‘Room on the Broom’ on December 26th each at 9:00 am.
We would like to say thank you to all the talented artists we had the chance to work with during the past 10 years since we founded the studio. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
In the course of the last stressfull weeks before the Christmas holidays, the ZDF shows two of our short films as part of the children’s series ‘Siebenstein’. It starts with ‘The Princess, the Prince and the green-eyed Dragon’ on December 1st. Our first short film ‘Torvald and the fir tree’ will be shown on December 12th. Both episodes start at 6 am.
At the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, our short film ‘Nearest and Dearest’ has been awarded with the 1st prize in the category ‘Children’s Jury Prize – Animated Television’ as well as the 2nd prize in the category ‘Adult Jury Prize – Animated Television Production’. ‘Princess’ Painting’ received the Diploma of Honor of the Rosh’d International Film Festival in Tehran. The picture above shows editor Annick Hillger (right) during the award ceremony of the Japan Prize for ‘Nearest and Dearest’.
Participating in the pre-school category our shortfilm ‘Schrecken ohne Ende’ by Max Stöhr, Michael Sieber and Sandra Brandstätter was awarded at this year’s Japan Prize. Along with the ceremony the film will have its premiere on Japanese television as well – synchronised in Japanese! Domo arigato Nippon!