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Annie Awards 2023 Nomination for “The Most Boring Granny in the Whole World”!

The Most Boring Granny in the Whole World (Image: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)

“The Most Boring Granny in the Whole World” is nominated in the “Best Student Film” category at the Annie Awards 2023! Congratulations to the makers of the diploma film at Filmakademie‘s Animationsinstitut – Damaris Zielke (director), Jiayan Chen (producer) and all the others involved!

We have our fingers crossed for the ceremony at the 50th Annual Annie Awards on February 25, 2023! List of all nominees

The film premiered at Berlinale 2022 and has already won awards at ITFS 2022 and Goldener Spatz 2022.

NOMINEES OF THE VES AWARDS 2023 ANNOUNCED!

Yesterday, the Visual Effects Society announced the nominations for the 2023 VES Awards! Among them are two companies that are also HEROES of the AMCRS.

PIXOMONDO received four nominations – in the category OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE “The Boys: Payback” as well as “House of the Dragon: The Black Queen”, in the category OUTSTANDING COMPOSITING & LIGHTING IN AN EPISODE the Dance of Dragons from “House of the Dragon: The Black Queen”, and “See: I See You” in the category OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE.

Scanline VFX were nominated in the OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE and OUTSTANDING EFFECTS SIMULATIONS IN AN EPISODE, COMMERCIAL, OR REAL-TIME PROJECT categories for their work on “Stranger Things 4: The Piggyback” and also in the OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE category for “The Gray Man.”

The visual effects of Murad Abu Eisheh’s diploma film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg “A Calling . From the Desert . To the Sea” were created by fellow students of the Animationsinstitut. The work of Mario Bertsch, Max Pollmann, Lukas Löffler and Till Sander-Titgemeyer achieved a nomination in the category OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A STUDENT PROJECT (AWARD SPONSORED BY AUTODESK).

Congratulations to all nominees and fingers crossed for the awards ceremony at the 21st Annual VES Awards on February 15, 2023 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles!

List of all nominations

Animationsinstitut Showreel 2022

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg‘s Animationsinstitut has just released its 2022 showreel featuring work by students from the fields of animation, visual effects and interactive media. This year’s showreel consists of scenes from the projects A CALLING FROM THE DESERT TO THE SEA, THE LAST SMOKER, HOW MANY, PUSSY LOVE, TOWN HALL SQUARE, MAKULATOUR, THE LAST BAR, KOLAJ, SYMBLINGS, FISH OR CHIPS. Have fun watching!

And don’t forget: the application deadline for the academic year 2023 is February 15, 2023. Click here to apply!

Study Technical Directing at Filmakademie’s Animationsinstitut

Until February 15, 2023, you can apply for the next academic year at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg‘s Animationsinstitut, for example for the study specialization Technical Directing. But what is this anyway? And why should you definitely study it at Animationsinstitut? Technical Directing alumnus Justus Schmidt tells us more in the video:

The most important requirement is a degree in computer science or a similar subject.

You can find out more about the study specialization Technical Directing and the application here: https://animationsinstitut.de/en/studies/study-specializations/technical-directing