photo © Florian Grolig

It's calm and peaceful above the clouds. But chaos lurks in the distance and each night, it draws closer.

Florian Grolig is an animation filmmaker and game designer. He graduated from the School of Arts & Design in Kassel and realized some award-winning short films and computer games as well as commissioned animation. His films include: the animation shorts 17 (2005), WEISS (2007), MS. FOUND IN A BOTTLE (2010), SISYPHOS (2014), and IN THE DISTANCE (2015).
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2015
Director Florian Grolig
Screenplay Florian Grolig
Animation Julian Vavrovsky
Producer Florian Grolig
Length 7 min
Format Blu-ray, DCP, 1:1.78, 1:1.85
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Annecy 2015, Interfilm 2015, Huesca 2015, Encounters Bristol 2015, Odense 2015, Clermont Ferrand 2016 (In Competition), Hong Kong 2016, Go Short Nijmegen 2016, Busan Int. Short Film Festival 2016, Ghent 2016, Sevilla 2016, Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2016, Alcine 2016, Leuven 2016, Ljubljana 2016, Tampere 2017, Go Short Nijmegen 2017, Short Waves Poznan 2017, European FF Lecce 2017, Brussels Short Film Festival 2017, Curtas Vila do Conde 2017, Jerusalem 2017, Sarajevo 2017, Palic 2017, Drama 2017, Winterthur 2017, Encounters Bristol 2017
Awards Grand Prize Animasyros 2015, Grande Premio Curta Cinema 2015, Audience Award DOK Leipzig 2015, First Animation Film Festival of Debut & Student Films BEGINNING 2015, European Film Awards Nomination Clermont-Ferrand 2016
With backing from German Federal Film Board, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film

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