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RAVENBOY (RABENJUNGE)

RAVENBOY
photo © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg/Andrea Deppert

The village children live by the law of the jungle. Led on by the meanest, most brutal of the boys, they take pleasure in ridiculing Ravenboy. One day an enchanting girl arrives. She has come from far away and beguiles all the children. But who will she choose to favor with her attentions?


Andrea Deppert was born in 1977 in Göttingen and attended Leibniz College in Tübingen. In 1998 she began studying Architecture at Hamburg College of Fine Arts, but changed her major to Visual Communications and moved to Berlin to study at the University of the Arts. She began attending the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy in 2004. RAVENBOY (RABENJUNGE, 2011) is her graduation film. Her other films include: STADTFÜHRUNG (2004), V348 SAGITARII (2005), TAMTA AND GEORGI (2006), and THE VISITOR (2008).
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2011
Director Andrea Deppert
Screenplay Andrea Deppert
Cinematography Heiko Gabriel
Producer Simon Buchner
Production Company Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Length 9 min 45 sec
Format HDCAM, DCP, color, 1:1.85
Original Version
 no dialogue
Festivals Berlin 2011, Dresden 2011, Stuttgart 2011, Zlin Children & Youth Festival 2011, 2Annas Riga 2011, Neiße Filmfestival 2011, Anima Mundi Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo 2011, Istanbul Children’s Film Festival 2011, Munich 2011, Neuchatel Fantastic 2011, Siggraph 2011, Cartoon Club Rimini 2011, Fantoche Baden 2011, Anifest Rozafa 2011, Asolo Art Film Festival 2011, China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival 2011, Nueva Mirada Buenos Aires 2011, Eberswalde 2011, Unlimited Cologne 2011, Leipzig 2011, Belfast 2011, Camerimage 2011, Animateka Ljubljana 2011, Japan Media Arts Festival 2012, Landshut 2012, William & Mary Global Film Festival 2012, Mediawave 2012, Grenoble International Student Festival 2012, Palace Int. Short Film Festival Balchik 2012, Message to Man St. Petersburg 2012, Warsaw 2012, Animatou Geneva 2012
Awards Special Mention Film School Asolo 2011, New Face Award Japan Media Arts Festival 2012, Best Artistic Approach Award William & Mary Global Film Festival 2012
With backing from Michael Schmetz Media Consulting/Berlin, Caligari Preis 2009, Gerda & Wolfgang Mann Stiftung

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