Synopsis

Edgar is not getting a lot of attention and affection from his parents, as they prefer spending time with their smartphones and laptops than with their son. In the forest, a fox helps lonely Edgar until his parents suddenly get a wake-up call.

Info
  • 2D computer drawn animation short film
  • 7:43 min
  • Color, Format: 1,85
  • © Pauline Kortmann, 2021

Trailer

Film stills

Festival Screenings

  • Goldener Spatz – Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival (6.-12. june 2021, Gera/ Erfurt, Germany)
  • Animator FEST – European Youth Festival of Animated Film (1.-5. september 2021, Jagodina, Serbia)
  • Zlín Film Festival – International Film Festival for Children and Youth (9.-15. september 2021, Zlín, Czech Republic)
  • Bremer Kinder- & Jugendfilmfest KIJUKO (2.-10. october 2021, Bremen, Germany)
  • Kineko International Children’s Film Festival (3.-8. november 2021, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (5.-14. november 2021, Chicago, USA)
  • Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (9.-14. november 2021, Winterthur, Switzerland)

Awards

  • Best short film at Goldener Spatz – Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival (Gera/ Erfurt, Germany)
About the Director

Pauline Kortmann studied Animation at Film and Television Academy “Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam Babelsberg. She is part of Talking Animals Animation Collective in Berlin and works free-lance as animation filmmaker, photographer and videographer. Her short films “Chicken Wings” and “Frog Weather” have been screened successfully at international film festivals and won numerous awards.

Team

Director & Producer

Pauline Kortmann

Animation

Pauline Kortmann, Ulf Grenzer, Maxi Alker, Milen Vitanov, Jost Althoff

Backgrounds

Pauline Kortmann

Illustrations

Sandra Brandstätter

Sound Design & Mix

Michał Krajczok

Foley Artist

Daniel Weis

Foley Recordist

Hanse Warns

Voices

Edgar: Beatrice Matis,  Mother: Sonja Rohleder, Father: Marco Rosenberg

Featuring Songs by

Zoë Keating

Colour Grading & Finishing

Viktor Gette

Additional Compositing

Sonja Rohleder

Colour Consultant

Jan Schneider

Script Consultant

Annette Friedmann

Film funding & Supporters

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