Mesmerizing shots of the depths of the ocean with stunning VFX highlighting its vulnerability. Director Pascal Schelbli speaks to us about his Oscar award winning project THE BEAUTY, which is also this year’s FMX trailer.
Visual effects are nowadays essential for many live-action films. The annual Set Extension Workshop offers students from different departments the chance to work together on a film with a high VFX proportion.
The Beauty looks back on a successful festival season: The elaborate VFX production won the SIGGRAPH Jury's Choice Award, the VES Award and even the prestigious Student Academy Award. Find out what happened next for director Pascal Schelbli.
Tao Zhang made a nasty pimple the star of her diploma project. She shows the adventurous coexistence between humans, pimples and their blackheads. Learn more about the making of the project and watch Jelly Pimple - It's snowing! here.
Ryoji Yamada from Tokyo spent one year as a guest student at Filmakademie’s Animationsinstitut. During his stay, he created Firehead, a bizarre 2D-animation set in a world where people burn down just like candles. Watch it now!
Elena Walf graduated from Animationsinstitut in 2015 with the beautiful 2D animation Some Thing. Be enchanted by the loving story about self-acceptance and learn more about the making of the award-winning short film.
Our students were again able to conquer numerous (virtual) stages and present their films at international and national festivals. Here is an overview of current screenings, nominations and awards.
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