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PAWO - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Antje Heyn

Germany, 2015, 8 min

Shooting Format:4K

Festival Year:2015


Cast:Charles Rettinghaus, Norman Matt, Sarah Riedel, Sven Hasper

Crew:Producers: Antje Heyn - Screenwriters: Antje Heyn - Animation: Alexander Isert, Antje Heyn, Caroline Hamann - Animation Assistant: Johanna Hochholzer - Composer: Peer Kleinschmidt - Foley Artist: Peter Sandmann - Sound-Editing: Steve Klingelhöfer - Re-Recording: Robert Jäger


PAWO (Tibetan for "being brave") is the magical adventure of a little toy figure, who finds herself in a curious world. Thanks to some strange companions, she gradually becomes aware of her strength and skills. PAWO is also about the courage to face life without fear and full of trust - although it sometimes isn't as you would like it ...


About the director

Antje Heyn is a Berlin based animation director and illustrator. Her work is inspired by daily observations of urban living and culture. Since she was born and raised on an island in the Baltic Sea and loves traveling her art and character design is also influenced by nature and animals. Besides setting her heart on creating characters and bringing them to life she is running the Protoplanet Studio and conducting workshops as well as teaching animation at art academies.

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