Der Kleine und das Biest / The Little Boy and the Beast
Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes WeilandGermany / 2009 / 7' 0''
Cineplexx Centar Kaptol, Hall 3, 11:00 h
Cineplexx Centar Kaptol, Hall 3, 16:00 h
When your mother has turned into a beast, a lot of things change...
Uwe Heidschötter studied design at Schule für Gestaltung, Cologne; then graduated in classical animation from the Lycée Technique des Arts et Métiers, Luxembourg. He worked several years as CGI character animator for Ambient Entertainment in Hannover. Today, Uwe is a freelance character designer and illustrator based in Berlin. The Little Boy and the Beast is his debut as director.
Johannes Weiland is teaching animation classes at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Since his graduation in 2003 he’s worked as director and animator at Studio Soi Ludwigsburg, Germany and with Studio AKA in London. He has directed many films including The Little Boy and The Beast, with co-director Uwe Heidschötter, which won the prestigious Cartoon d’Or for best European animated film.
Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland