(EMIL)

photo © Simon Steinhorst

“If stuttering were allowed, I’d stutter loud and proud. I I I I’m Emil an an an an an and I stutter. I st st st st st st st stutter.”

The film sketches a portrait of a complicated personality. Emil reflects the gaps in his speech which have become an obstacle between the internal and the external world.


Simon Steinhorst was born in Starnberg. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2008-2013. His short animation DAPHNE & NOA (2011) won the Promotional Award in the NRW Competition at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival 2012. EMIL (2013) is his graduation film.
Genre Animation
Category Documentary, Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Simon Steinhorst
Screenplay Simon Steinhorst
Animation Simon Steinhorst
Producer Simon Steinhorst
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)/Cologne
Length 5 min
Format DCP, HDCAM, color, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals DOK Leipzig 2013, EMAF Osnabrück 2014, Oberhausen 2014, Fête de l’Anim Tourcoing 2014, DOK.fest Munich 2014, Ljubljana 2015

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