I can show one or several of my films on site or via streaming. I give explanations taking into account the focussed themes, and hold a question-and-answer session with the participants.
For example, I talk about the motives to produce the films, about the production process or animation techniques or about the marketing and distribution.
Here are examples of films and possible subjects. To read more about the content of the films click on the titles.
Film dramaturgy, expression in design, analogue production of a cartoon film with pencil on paper and paint on transparent cells, three-dimensionality in cartoon film, multiplane method, rotoscoping, sound design
environment, endangered nature, what we call “weed” might be a matter of opinion
Production of a cartoon film, analogue 2D animation with pencil on paper, digital processing e.g. colouring of a cartoon film with computer, image composition, three-dimensionality with the help of digital methods, advantages and disadvantages of digital technology compared to analogue production methods.
abandoned children, street children, ethics, addiction, stinginess, uncaring parents, subsistence activity
Film dramaturgy, stop-motion technique, set construction, lighting, trick figure construction, analogue single-frame animation, trick methods from the beginnings of film, sound design, post-production in the film lab, participation in film festivals, marketing and successes, awarding of the Oscar
needs and wishes
Stop motion animation with actors called pixillation, collaboration in a film team, festival trailer as commissioned work
adventure, fake news
Music perception, music interpretation, effect of music in film, visualisation of music with ink, dramaturgy in film and music, filming methods, image composition of ink clips using masking technique, experimental film und participation at film festivals, marketing, making-of exhibition.
freedom and self-realisation
THE SPINNING ANIMATION SHOW
Cartoon animation on paper strips or three-dimensional animation loops on turntables, use of early film technology (praxinoscope, zoetrope) to view the animation, integration of sound and music, development of an audiovisual performance as a public presentation.