Roman Kaelin, born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Before he started to move on to filmmaking and visual effects, he studied architecture at the ETH in Zurich. In 2007 he started to study at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany with his major in Animation and Effects. In 2009, he created his first VFX driven short movie called “Formic”. His follow-up film “a.maize” was the trailer and branding for the FMX in 2011. During a term abroad he worked at Glassworks, Psyop and Polynoid. In 2014 he graduated with his short film “Wrapped”.
2010 LOOM (Polynoid)
2008 Jimbo Clementine
Falko Paeper was born in Berlin in 1983. After finishing his A-level in 2003, he started working as a Web Designer in Berlin and further on as a Digital Compositor for several media companies. In 2007 he began his studies at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg with his major in Animation and Visual Effects. His short “a.maize” was the trailer and branding for FMX 2011. In 2011 he took a year off from his studies to work at Psyop and Polynoid. Falko graduated in March 2014 with his thesis work "Wrapped" from Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.
2010 LOOM (Polynoid)
2009 Mobile (Verena Fels)
2007 Ijon Tichy (Randa Chahoud, Dennis Jacobsen, Oliver Jahn)
Biography and Filmography Paolo Tamburrino (Producer)
Paolo Tamburrino. Since he was a kid, animated cartoons aroused his interest in becoming a movie maker. He began his career in 2003 with a training as media designer. In 2006 he started working as a 3D Artist in Munich and offers since 2008 his passion for the realisation of creative images to the world wide market as freelancer. Since then, he has worked with a lot of eagerness, ambition and commitment for a wide variety of exciting and challenging projects. In 2013 he completed successfully the animation producer workshop “Animation Sans Frontieres” with it last module at Gobelins in Paris. In 2014 he graduated with “Wrapped” his major in Animation / Visual Effects Producing at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany. Paolo was recently in charge at Trixter as Shotgun Project Manager and Coordinator on an international feature movie.FILMOGRAPHY2014: Wrapped (Filmakademie) (Producer)2013: Freezerburn (Trixter) (Producer)2013: €rste Liga (Filmakademie) (Producer)2013: Audi A8 (Topalsson) (Producer)2013: Killing all the flies (Filmakademie) (Producer)
Florian Wittmann, born 1980 in Deggendorf, Germany. After his A-level taken in 2000 he studied digital media at the academy of arts in Bremen. From 2003 on he worked as a freelance Motion Designer and 3D Artist for Creation Club, M.A.R.K.13, Premiere and Sky Germany. In 2007 he started studying Animation and Visual Effects at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Germany. During his studies he created his first VFX-Short “Formic” and “a.maize” which was the official trailer and branding for the FMX 2011. In March 2014 he graduated with his thesis “Wrapped”.
2008 Hoellenritt (Martin Busker)
2007 Das Apfelkomplott (Benjamin Karalic)
Catherine Ackermann was born 1984 in Zurich, Switzerland. During her school years she was member of the school theatre and the Zurich Opera Ballet School. After graduating, she attended the European Film Actor School (EFAS) in Zurich. During this period of time she interned at Warner Brothers in Los Angeles during the production of “Nancy Drew.” After her degree she took a number of internships in film production (including Teamworx, Berlinale Talent Campus) and she performed at the Weimar National Theatre, in the Opera “Tosca”. In the course of summer 2008 she worked as a production and PR assistant for the documentary project “24h Berlin” in Berlin. Since October 2008 she has been studying Film and TV Production at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg. In April 2013 she received her Diploma. 2014: WRAPPED (Producer) 2013: How to get a Girl in 30Sec. (Producer) 2013: CONTRAST (Producer) 2012/13: TESLA -Runner (Producer)