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Call for applications ANIDOX:VR Awards 2021

What is ANIDOX?

ANIDOX is a creative platform for the development and production of animated documentary projects:

We run a professional training course, a residency program and masterclasses. We also offer group workshops, as well as personal project consultancy sessions.
Our goal is to bring together international film professionals, to foster and develop collaborations between animation and documentary creatives and help them move further with their projects.

The ANIDOX programme is part of The Animation Workshop / VIA University College.


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    Michelle is the producer, project manager and creative director of ANIDOX. She is an artist, filmmaker and producer based in Denmark.

    A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has recently won the Grand Jury Prize for Best VR Immersive Work at Venice International Film Festival. Awards for previous works include the FIPRESCI Prize at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, a place on the Academy Awards® Shortlist, and the Danish Arts Foundation award.

    Together with her partner and co-director Uri, The Kranots are the founders of TinDrum, a research and development studio. They started the ANIDOX programme in 2006, now a part of The Animation Workshop / VIA University College, Denmark.

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    Director, animator, filmmaker, teacher. Born 1975. Graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Master of Fine Arts from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest.

    Kranot is behind numerous award-winning animated shorts and VR projects, co-directed with his partner Michelle. Prominent titles include 'Hollow Land' (2013), which was on the Oscar shortlist for best animated short, and 'How Long, Not Long' (2016), which won the FIPRESCI prize at Annecy. Michelle and Uri Kranot are also behind the VR projects 'Nothing Happens' (2017), 'Songbird' (2019) and 'The Hangman at Home' (2021).

    Uri holds various positions at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. Working with the Bachelor education, professional training and in research & development.

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    Tim is the leader of talent and Skills Development, as well as Director of Open Workshop residency at The Animation Workshop / VIA University College. After working as a projects and events coordinator at Cartoon AEFA in Brussels, Tim joined The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, in 2003, where he since then leads The Animation Workshop’s Professional Training departments. Besides organising The Animation Workshop’s vocational animation/CG/VFX courses and master classes for European and international professionals, Tim runs the school’s talent development and independent production activities, supporting between 100 and 150 young talents and their projects every year.

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    As Project manager and coordinator at The Animation Workshop, VIA University College, I organize semester courses, professional training and masterclasses for the European animation and VFX industry. I hold a Master of Arts in English and Film & Television from Aarhus University (2010).