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photo © Robert Löbel

WIND is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions. The wind creates a natural system for living. But suddenly the air is calm.

Robert Löbel was born in 1984 and grew up in Dresden. In 2005 he began his Graphic Design studies in Wismar. After two years he moved to Hamburg to study Illustration. WIND is his graduation film from the University for Applied Sciences - HAW Hamburg. Today he lives and works in Berlin. His films include: S SSYP (2009), WIND (2103), LINK (2017), and ISLAND (2017).
Genre Animation, Comedy
Category Short
Year of Production 2013
Director Robert Löbel
Screenplay Robert Löbel
Producer Robert Löbel
Length 4 min
Format DCP, color, 16:9
Original Version
 no dialogue
Festivals ITFS - Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart 2013, Pictoplasma Berlin 2013, Filmfest Dresden 2013, SEHSÜCHTE Potsdam 2013, KURZSUECHTIG Leipzig 2013, Brussels Short Film Festival 2013, ANIFILM Trebon 2013, Australian International Animation Festival 2013, Northwest Animation Festival Portland 2013, backup Festival Weimar 2013, KurzFilmFestival Hamburg 2013, Annecy 2013, Melbourne International Animation Festival 2013, Edinburgh 2013, Fest ANCA Zilina 2013, Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013, Anima Mundi 2013, Hamburg Animation Award 2013, 9th World Festival of Animated Film Varna 2013, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2013, DOK Leipzig 2013, Regard sur le court métrage Saguenay/Quebec 2014, Aspen 2014, Montreal International Children's Film Festival 2014, New York International Children's Film Festival 2014, Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth Vancouver 2014, ViewFinders Halifax 2014, Holland Animation Film Festival Utrecht 2014, IndieLisboa 2014, FICA 2014, Palm Springs 2014, Curtas Vila do Conde 2014, Durban 2014, Lucania Film Festival 2014, Odense 2014, Sapporo 2014, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montreal 2014, KROK 2014, Beijing 2014, Molodist Kiev 2014, Film Front Festival Serbia 2014, Black Nights Tallinn 2014, Leeds 2014, Premiers Plan Angers 2015, Cine Creatrivas 2015, Lille 2015, Molodist Kiev 2015, Go Short Nijmegen 2016, Vienna Independent Shorts 2016, Clermont-Ferrand 2017, Animateka Ljubljana 2017, Go Short Nijmegen 2019
Awards Audience Award DOK Leipzig 2013, Grand Prix Best European Student Film Utrecht 2014, Best Short Film FICA 2014, Audience Award & Special Jury Prize for "Funniest Film" KROK 2014, Best Animation and Best Mini Short Sapporo 2014, Outstanding International Student Film Award Beijing 2014, Jury Special Mention Film Front Serbia 2014, Silver Méliès Award Leeds 2014, Grand Jury Prize Animated Films Premiers Plan Angers 2015

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