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© Jonatan Schwenk

After a flood, some fish got stuck in old trees. In danger of drying-out, they scream sharply. Woken up by the noise, the inhabitants of a nearby cave don't feel happy about the unintended gathering.

Jonatan Schwenk was born in Göttingen in 1987. He studies Visual Communication at the University of Art and Design in Offenbach and is a guest student at the Kunsthochschule Kassel in the Animation class. Also active as a sound designer, his films as a director include: SISYPHOS BLUES (2009), MAISON SONORE (2011), NEUNUNDACHTZIG (2012), and SOG (2017).
Genre Animation, Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2017
Director Jonatan Schwenk
Screenplay Jonatan Schwenk, Merlin Flügel
Cinematography Iván Robles Mendoza
Animation Jonatan Schwenk
Producer Jonatan Schwenk
Length 10 min
Format DCP, color, 1:1.78
Original Version
 no dialogue
Festivals Animafest Zagreb 2017, Annecy 2017, Palm Springs ShortFest 2017, Anima Mundi Brazil 2017, Encounters Bristol 2017, Animateka Ljubljana 2017, Black Nights Tallinn 2017, Angers 2018, Flickerfest Sydney 2018, SXSW 2018, Nijmegen 2018, New Directors New Films Espinho 2018, Atlanta 2018, Leuven 2018
Awards Cristal for Best Graduation Film Annecy 2017, Best Student Animation Palm Springs ShortFest 2017, European Animation Award Bristol 2017, PÖFF Shorts – Animated Dreams Student Competition: Best Film 2017, Yoram Gross Award – Best International Short Animation Flickerfest Sydney 2018, Grand Jury Prize European Student Films Angers 2018, Encouragement Award for Best Student Short Film Nijmegen 2018, Sarajevo 2018
With backing from HessenFilm und Medien

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