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signs at festivals!

january 2021

SIGNS is currently being featured at the following festivals:

- Solothurner Filmtage, Switzerland / 20 - 27 jan. 2021
- Petit Plan, Greece / 1 - 5 feb. 2021

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signs on tour

october 2020

SIGNS will travel to cinemas throughout Switzerland as part of the Best Of Fantoche 2020! follow the link below for further details - hopefully one screening is close to you!

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cinema on signs

october 2020

the brilliant Thomas Hunziker (filmsprung) has reviewed SIGNS for the Cinema magazine! physical copies will be available in january, but you can read it online by following the link below (in german). enjoy!

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signs wins audience award

september 2020

holy cow! how cool is this! SIGNS first award is thanks to the awesome audience at this years Fantoche! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

signs - video diary

august 2020

here a small featurette -a little insight into some of the places SIGNS was made and what happened along the way...

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online signs

july 2020

we have created a website just for signs! it gives anyone interested fast information and insight as well as screenshots and the trailer. we'll also be keeping the festival screenings updates there too! click the link below to visit the site:

signs - trailer

march 2020

YEEE-HA! my new animated short film "signs" is almost complete!
here a trailer - looking forward to sharing more soon!

produced by Virage Film
in co-production with SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
distributed by Bonobostudio

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home office

march 2020

hope you are all doing well, staying healthy and chilling at home.
my office table has shifted from the computer & cintiq to changing table & nappies!
our son Rick Buster Oswald was born on the 28th of feb.
we are all doing well and I'm looking forward to having him meet you once everything stabilises!

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season greetings!

december 2019

all the best to you all & hope you had an amazing year!

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on display

april/may 2019

swiss animation continues its 50th anniversary - the exhibition is on tour and will ride by dietikon april 26th - may 17th and I'm a part of it!
drop by on may 10th at 18:30 and I'll be talking about my films, I'll have a 4x2m wall during the exhibition with sketches, concept and original art of mine and I'll be there again on may 15th for the zurich-filmmakers-screening, oh and I'll be giving some workshops.
so come see!

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back - and in swiss german!

may 9th 2019

stattkino is back - and so is one of my favourite films of all time! Jane Mumford has put together a team to live-sync the cult classic "back to the future" into swiss german!
jup, thats right: the film will be screen without sound a our team will not only speak over in swiss german, but even have our own unique take on music and score! come check us out may 9th at 20:00. check the link below for details.

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still cleaning

april 2019

still at it! I'm currently cleaning and blocking my new animated short "signs". it's still looking great, still really cute, and still taking time ;) for a sneak-peak come by for my talk at 18:30 on may 10th at the dietikon exhibition at gleis21...

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happy holidays!

december 2018

all the best everyone!
take care and catch you 2019!

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happy birthday!

october 2018

the swiss animation association (GSFA) turned 50 this year! over 100 artists/animators came together, formed 16 teams and created a 40min animated omnibus - and i was part of it! follow the link below to the films homepage.

the entire film shall premiere during the animatou animation festival in geneva on the 11th of october. would be amazing if you could make it there! there's a link to the event below.

i'm looking to enter/post my contribution - titled "happy birthday" (for obvious reasons) to other festivals and occasions, and of course on the site in due time.

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animation complete!

october 2018

my new short film is animated! movements, layouts & characters all doing what they are suposed to. Yael Schärer, Jotha Wuest and myself were on the drawing-boards from late spring till summer and i couldn't be happier with the tremendous work we've produced.
thanks chaps!
more to come soon!

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happy holidays!

december 2017

i know its been a while, it was worth it: starting next year, production kicks off for my new animated short! teasing with the image above: it's a story about an electrician - more to follow soon. i'm thrilled to close off this amazing year with this news and
can't wait to share this one with you.
happy holidays!

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borderline online!

february 2017

finally! as part of the collective swiss animated shorts, the guard joins the VOD program! supporting us, you can now rent or purchase borderline!
just follow the link below!

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happy holidays!

december 2016

take care and looking forward to sharing
the new developments on my films with you soon!

closing time

may 2016

the royal in baden was to be closed, luckily its status changes to under new management... there was a party on the 27th of may to honour the royal and i was invited to make a homage to its time along with other filmmakers. here's what i made!
with the awesome help of Olav Lervik!

apkz trailer

january 2016

trailer for the architektur preis kanton zürich.
for more information about the event check their site below:

fantoche 2015

september 2015

here we go again!
giving a workshop, screening the films, made a sponsor trailer and announcing films;
its back to switzerlands animation festival in baden - fantoche 2015!
would be great to see you there...

kurzfilmnacht 2015

as of april

mmeeeoooww! this year i was invited to make the trailer for the short film night tour 2015 - and finally got to animate eyes & a cat! to which my man Olav gave its meow & sfx!
both him and i will be present at the zurich screenings on april 10th at the uto cinema. and you can come visit me again as i screen the films from the projectionists cabin in baden-wettingen on april 17th in the orient cinema - would be great to see you there!

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solothurning again!

january 2015

once again i'm operating the prestigious reithalle cinema here for the solothurnerfilmtage. everythings very fancy as its their 50 year jubilee! they will also be showing the bellringer as part of a special animation program! (wednesday 28th, 12:00 in the “kino palace”) - and to top it all off the “Du” magazine have a special issue this month covering the event, and yours-truly got to do a little illustration for them (its on page 89!).

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happy holidays!

december 2014

merry christmas everyone!
have a great time with tons of food, long sleep-ins and good "bad telly"!

ftm trailers

2x 30sec / october 2014 / 2d animation

here are some small clips i made for the
composer school for film, theatre and media score!
staying authentic to the proceedings of a true director!