Module I: 27.04.21 – 29.04.21
Seminar: Introduction to animated documentary: trends, techniques and forming new collaborations.
Online: In cooperation with The Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark.
We will establish the range of possibilities of animated documentaries, introducing new methods and approaches to broaden the horizons and inspire! The seminar takes place in cooperation with the Film Workshop at DFI Copenhagen. This introductory seminar is focused on forming new collaborations and supporting the individual project development. We work towards ’shaping a visual story’: Documentary language and introducing new platforms both for production and distribution. One on one as well as group sessions will be arranged with consultants and tutors.
Day 1: Welcome & introductions, project presentations.
Focus: Meeting the team and getting to know each other’s projects.
Day 2: Masterclass & individual consultation sessions.
Focus: animated doc and the collaborative process.
Day 3: Story workshop & individual consultation sessions continued.
Focus: storytelling challenges and inspiration.
Tutors and guest lecturers:
Filmmaker, ANIDOX:LAB Tutor
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.
International consultant with 25+ years experience developing concepts, strategies & projects within the cultural, public & corporate sectors.
He was nominated for a BAFTA (2005), BBC Creativity Award (2004) and Association of Online Publishers award (2005), and went on to win the Prix Jeunesse (2006) web award.
2006 he moved from London to Copenhagen where building on his twelve years of BBC television & digital production experience and four years of touring theatre, he started working with international companies that were developing concepts, campaigns, digital media, films and TV series. Since 2012 he’s helped over 500+ projects across 20+ countries.
Paul holds a BSc. (Hons) Physiology with the History and Theory of Art & Design.
Head of the Production & Developing Unit for Short & Documentary Film at The Danish Film Institute
Consultant and guest speaker
Ane Mandrup is Head of Documentary Film at The Danish film Institute. She has an M.A. in French and Film Studies. Producer of documentaries and shorts, she has also worked as a freelancer and, at the Danish national broadcaster DR as a producer and marketing consultant.
Commissioner, Norwegian Film Institute
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.
Hans Frederik Jacobsen – Script writer, Programmer CPH:DOX
Module II: 11.06.21
Masterclass: Current trends: Animated documentaries in emerging media and immersive technologies.
Online: In cooperation with The Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
The masterclass frames one-on-one project development sessions. As a group, we raise questions regarding audience design and animation techniques. Justifying the medium, finding the pathway and raising issues of authenticity, ethics and point of view.
Day 1: Masterclass & consultation sessions
Focus: Immersive visual storytelling as well as planning and pipeline.
Tutors and guest lecturers:
Uri Kranot – Filmmaker, ANIDOX:LAB Tutor
Module III: 16.08.21 – 20.08.21
Workshop: Creative collaborations – Laying the groundwork for a pitch teaser/trailer.
Online: In cooperation with Arsenalet, The Animation Business Cluster, Viborg, Denmark.
During this longer workshop session, participants are offered an opportunity to work with illustrators, animators, animation directors, sound designers, musicians, editors, compositors and VFX specialists. We also offer consultancy regarding production management, digital media strategy as well as script and story. The goal is to help create visual foundations in preparation for a project pitch teaser/trailer, or support the project in any way it needs. Even remotely, we work ‘hands-on’ with the projects, by matchmaking and connecting the right projects to the professionals in the Arsenalet company cluster.
- Hans Frederik Jacobsen – Script writer
- Henrik Malmegren, Animation director, Goodjob studio
- Martina Scarpelli, Filmmaker, Plastic Collective
- Oscar Louw, Programmer, Plastic Collective
- Juliette Viger, Animator
- Mads Vadholdt, 3D designer, Mads & Friends
- Fabio Cujino, AR consultant, Doktor Universe
- Amalie Olesen, Playwrite
- Jody Ghani Nordby, illustrator
- Pernille Kjær, Designer, DK
- Lana Tankosa Nikolic, Producer, Late Love Productions
- Philip Piaget, Animation director, Ouros Studio
Tutors and guest lecturers:
Uri Kranot – Filmmaker, ANIDOX Tutor
Abigail Addison – Producer, Animate Projects, UK
Juan Pablo Libossart – Commissioner, Swedish Film Institute
Heidi Kim Andersen – Commissioner, Danish Film Institute
Module IV: 15.10.21
Feedback panel: Pitch your project to the pros!
Online: In cooperation with Viken Filmsenter, Norway.
Present your pitch teaser/trailer – An opportunity to get feedback and commentary on projects developed at ANIDOX:LAB
Cecilie Stranger-Thorsen – Commissioner Viken Filmsenter, Norway.
Anna Weitz – Commissioner, Swedish Film Institute.
Charlotte de La Gournerie – Executive producer, SunCreature Studio (DK/FR)