ANIDOX Team

These are just a few of the people who make the work of ANIDOX possible

Leadership

  • Michelle Kranot photo

    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. www.tindrum.dk

  • Uri photo

    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.

  • per kristensen

    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).

  • Klara grunning photo

    Consultant and guest tutor

    Emmy Award winning Klara Nilsson Grunning is a freelance content, production, distribution, financing consultant and executive producer for film, TV and cross media world-wide. Currently she is a film commissioner at the Norwegian Film Institute, previously she has been the documentary consultant at the Swedish Film Institute. Before which, she worked five years as the commissioning editor for documentary feature and short films at the Royal Danish Film Institute. Klara has been shaping and taking part in ANIDOX since 2012.

Artists

  • martina scarpelli

    Martina is an Italian film maker based in Denmark.
    Martina holds a BA in Fine Art from “Accademy of Brera” in Milan, and a BA in Animation from “Experimental Center of Cinematography”, Turin. Alumna of Animation sans frontiers, ANIDOX:LAB and the Open Workshop residency. Martina's short film Egg was awarded with a crystal for first film at Annecy, a Golden Dove at Dok Leipzig, Golden Horseman at Filmfest Dresden. The film, supported by the ANIDOX:RESIDENCY in 2016, was nominated for best short film at the European Animation Awards 2018 and shortlisted for the 2020 Cesar Award.
    Project: Egg

  • Denis chapon

    French, Born in 1983. Graduated from Emile Cohl’s School in Lyon (France) and La Poudrière in Valence (France), he went to Denmark to develop different projects such as TV series, experimental film in the Animation
    Workshop in Viborg (Denmark). He regulary teaches there and in developing countries in Africa and South America. In 2017, he is at the initiative and drives the Andimation Program with the support of the Unesco. Works as Animation Director on independent animated shorts, animating on feature length or tv series for Lego, Zentropa and with SunCreature studio.


  • abigail addison

    Guest Tutor

    Abigail Addison is Director of Animate Projects, an arts agency that champions creative animation practice. She is also a freelance producer working with cultural organisations such as Lupus Films and individual artist filmmakers like Chris Shepherd, Lizzy Hobbs and Samantha Moore, on developing, producing, promoting and distributing moving image projects.

    Abigail has produced more than 30 films, including 15 shorts for Channel 4’s Random Acts, which have screened at international festivals including Annecy, Holland Animation Film Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, and Oberhausen International Short Film Festival. Most recently, Abigail produced Silent Signal, a Wellcome Trust supported project, bringing together animators and scientists to produce six short animations for exhibition at UK galleries and multiple festival screenings.

  • Consultant and guest speaker

    Hans Frederik Jacobsen is a scriptwriter/consultant and filmmaker with a Masters in Comparative Literature & Criticism from Goldsmith’s College, London. As a consultant, he works mainly in the field of documentary and artists moving image. Film programmer for CPH:DOX and a tutor for ANIDOX:LAB since 2012.