Abita

Animated short film about the children living around Fukushima.
A story about dreams and radioactive realities.


Graduation Film by

Shoko Hara and Paul Brenner

Sound Design and Music:

Lorenz Schimpf

Academics:

Prof. Klaus Birk
Alexander Hanowski
Martin Hesselmeier

DHBW Ravensburg, Media Design



Awards:

Best Animated Film, International Uranium Filmfestival,
Rio de Janeiro, 2013

Special Mention, Back-up Filmfestival,
Weimar, 2013

International Festival of Animated Film, Stuttgart (ITFS),
BW-Reel (The best animated films from Baden-Wuerttemberg),
Stuttgart, 2013,


Upcoming competitions:

Eco-Filmtour, Potsdam, 2014 (nominated)

Screenings:

International Festival of Animated Film ITFS 2013, BW-Reel
Japanese Symposium, Bonn, 2013
Nippon Connection, Frankfurt, 2013
IUF, Rio de Janeiro, 2013
IUF, Munich, 2013
IUF, New Mexico, 2013
IUF, Arizona, 2013
IUF, Washington DC, 2013
IUF, New York City, 2013
Back-up Filmfestival, Weimar, 2013
Mediafestival, Tübingen, 2013
zwergWERK - Oldenburg Short Film Days, 2013
Konstanzer Filmfestspiele, 2013
GCAA, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013
Stuttgart Night, Cinema, 2013
Yerevan, Armenien, ReAnimania, 2013
Minshar for Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2013
IAD, Warschau, Gdansk, Wroclaw/Polen, 2013
IAD, Sofia, Bulgarien, 2013
Stuttgart Stadtbibliothek (BW-Reel), 2013
PISAF Puchon, Southkorea, (BW-Reel), 2013
Trickfilm-Abend (BW-Reel), Freiburg, 2013
ZIMFAIA (BW-Reel), Zimbabwe, 2013
Böblingen – Kunstverein Böblingen (BW-Reel), 2013


Upcoming screenings:

27. August 2014: Künzelsau - Galerie am Kocher (BW-Reel)
Anniversary of the Fukushima Desaster, Zurich, 2014

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