Two Protoplanets had the honour to present our newest production „Trial & Error“ in the Grand Competition as well as in the Children´s Competition at the Animafest Zagreb 2017. If you like to know more about it, you canread it here.
Whooohooo! "Trial & Error" has won the backup.award, the main prize of the 19th edition of this years´ backup_festival Weimar! "Within only five minutes the film handles to tell a wonderfully beautiful story", so the statement of the jury.
After having presented "Pawo" in Wrocław (Poland) back in 2015, we are stoked that WRO Media Art Biennale asked us to curate their Sunday Matinee screening for children this year! Alexander will be there and, together with our very own "Trial & Error", present seven handpicked short animations going by the theme "Solving Problems can be fun".
Protoplanet Studio was honored to create some cool stickers for the The Eggplant Collective Stickermag. The Eggplant Collective was born in Berlin in an explosion of creativity that was the first Pictoplasma Academy. A group of illustrators, animators, sculpture artists, doodlers and doers all brought together by their mutual love for character design. Since the Academy, The Eggplant Collective has participated in the Pictoplasma 10th Anniversary Festival in Berlin with the Academy All Stars show, hijacked the 2015 Pictoplasma Festival for their first self-initiated group show and participated in the 2015/16 ‘Memory’ exhibition in Bern (CH).
Wow, we´re blushing over here! – Not only do the people of the New York Int'l Children's Film Festival (NYICFF) like to have PAWO in their trailer. The NYICFF design team also felt that PAWO "was the strongest design by far to represent the 20th anniversary of the festival", and came up with this tote bag design. Aaaaaand – that´s not all. Some of the PAWO characters also made it onto the festival t-shirt! 2017! We´re excited already how it will look like in reality. Is this cool or what?
In Seoul the "AISFF ROCK AWARD« went to »Trial & Error« at the renowned 14th Asiana Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea. We are very pleased to hear that our newest animated short film, TRIAL & ERROR, has been selected as the AISFF Rock Award winner of the international competition section. "It is the prize given to the film with most outstanding style and perspective."
»Trial & Error« has received the »Special Jury Award« at the 8th ReAnimania Int´l Animation Film & Comic Art Festival of Yerevan | Armenia
At the 6th International Animation Film Festival Gdansk in Poland, »Trial & Error« has been awarded as »Best Animation Short«
»PAWO« has received a »Special Mention for Best 2D animated short film« at the 1st International Animated Short Film Festival AJAYU | Peru
Yippie! In Sweden "Trial & Error" has won the iFestival Award at the 27th edition Stockholm International Film Festival | Sweden
We conducted an Animation Workshop for 12 kids ages 8-12 at dfb e.V. Bergen/Island of Rügen, which was really fun and also exhausting, but worth the effort ;) The kids learned a lot about the history of animation, storytelling and became familiar with different techniques and principles. They created a few Stop Motion shorts by themselves using Whiteboard-, Cut Out and Clay-Animation techniques. At the end we all did a funny Pixilation film.
"Trial & Error“ has received the 1st Prize at the AKUT Amberger Shortfilm Competition
Trial & Error has been honored to receive the Award for Best Animation at 67th Montecatini Int´l Film Festival, one of the oldest and most respected festivals in Europe | Italy
Trial & Error has been awarded as BEST ANIMATED SHORT at the 13th BendFilm Festival 2016 | USA
PAWO has won the Audience Favorite Award at 10th Sunnyside Short Film Festival NY | USA
Trial & Error has received the 3rd jury award at 13th Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele | Germany
Trial & Error has won the 2nd Best Short Film Award of the 12th ShortFilmFestival Diessen am Ammersee | Germany
Trial & Error has won the "Best Animation Award" at the 5th International Tour Film Festival | Italy
Trial & Error has been awarded as "Best Animation Winner" in August 2016 at the "Short to the point" Int'l Film Festival | Romania
PAWO has been honored as »Festival Director´s Pick« at the Best of the Fest session of Little Big Shots – Australia´s Int´l Film Festival for Kids | Australia
Trial & Error has won the 1st Audience Award at the 23rd edition of Open Eyes Film Fest Marburg | Germany
Trial & Error has been awarded as Best Short Film / Children's Jury Award at Festiwal Kinolub 2016 in Poland
"Trial & Error" has won the "Best Children´s Film Award" at 16th Cine a la Calle Short Film Festival 2016 in Colombia
"Trial & Error" has received the "Platinum Remi Award" for Animation at 49th WorldFest Houston Int´l Film and Video Festival
Trial & Error was rated as "Highly Recommended" by FBW (German federal authority for evaluating and rating film)
We were kindly invited to join this year's Mecal Film Festival to watch PAWO together with kids from Barcelona Spain.
PAWO has won the Award for the Best Animated Short Film at the 18th Annual BAMkids Film Festival Brooklyn NY
PAWO has won the Children´s Award at the 17th Bayreuther Short Film Festival "kontrast" 2016 Germany.