An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?
Born in Switzerland in 1987, he is a filmmaker and artist based in Zürich. He studied animation at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and at the Estonian Academy of Art in Tallinn. His Films «Not About Us» and «Plug & Play» received numerous awards all over the world. He was invited «Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo» in 2014. His interactive project «Plug & Play» became an internet phenomenon. Funny. He recently co-founded Playables, a production company for peculiar projects based in Zürich.
Written by: Michael Frei, Mario von Rickenbach
Director: Michael Frei
Animation: Michael Frei, Martine Ulmer, Anaïs Voirol
Code: Mario von Rickenbach, Raphaël Munoz
Music: Olav Lervik, Riga Cathedral Boys Choir
Sound design: Masumi Takino
Soundmix: Thomas Gassmann
Co-Production: SRF / SRG SSR, ARTE
Animation Film Competition
Short Film Competition
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