photo © Thomas Schienagel, Michael Haas

Old-style light bulb Kevin seems content with life in a typical suburban house and occasional visits by his long-time companion Frank, the moth. However, threatened by replacement through modern energy-saving bulbs, Kevin sets off to fulfil his dream for a new life.

Thomas Schienagel was born in 1983 in Ansbach. Following internships at the ateliers Künig, PDNA, and Kaller & Kaller, he studied Media Design at the Technische Hochschule Georg Simon Ohm in Nuremberg from 2006-2012. He is the co-director of the short animations RUN OUT (DURCHGEBRANNT, 2011) and TEA TIME (2013). His other projects include image clips, music videos, trailers and commercials.

Michael Haas was born in 1981 in Regensburg. He was an apprentice in Digital Media Design from 2003-2006, and started studying Media Design at the Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Sciences in Nuremberg in 2006. His projects include commercials, title designs, the music video CALL ME-MARSMOBIL (2007) and the animated short RUN OUT (DURCHGEBRANNT, co-directed by Thomas Schienagel, 2011). He graduated in 2012.
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2011
Directors Thomas Schienagel, Michael Haas
Screenplay Thomas Schienagel, Michael Haas
Animation Thomas Schienagel, Michael Haas
Producer Jürgen Schopper
Production Company Technische Hochschule Georg-Simon-Ohm Nürnberg
Length 9 min 30 sec
Format DCP, color, 1:1.85
Original Version
 no dialogue
Festivals Anim’est 2011, Alcine Alcala de Henares 2011, ViewFinders Halifax 2012, TIFF Kids 2012, Message to Man St. Petersburg 2012, Warsaw 2012, BUSTER Copenhagen 2013
Awards SAE Alumni Award 2011 – Best Short Film, Intervideo Newcomer Award 2011 – Best Animation

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