Der süße Brei

© niky-bilder
Germany 2013, Animation, 3’ | Director, Screenplay, DoP, Animation Kyne Uhlig, Nikolaus Hillebrand | Production, Distribution niky-bilder

A look behind the scenes at a cartoon film workshop. The film-makers show us the first animated pictures of their latest film, also based on a Brothers Grimm folkloric tale. Mother and daughter live in poverty – until one day the child brings home a magic pot that cooks sweet millet gruel again and again.

KYNE UHLIG studied geography at the University of Bonn from 1991 to 1998 and continued on to a doctorate. In tandem with her studies, she jobbed as an actress and as a sound and scenography assistant on a number of feature film projects. In 2003, she completed a »Masterschool Dokumentarfilm« course at the Münster Film Workshop. NIKOLAUS HILLEBRAND studied architecture at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences. From 1990 to 1996, he was worked on the animated film aspects and scenography for various feature film projects. After completing their studies, Uhlig and Hillebrand set up an animated film production company known as niky-bilder. Their work ranges from animated film and children’s film to time-lapse film and art film. Their specialisation in cartoons led them in 1996 to regular commissions for the Sendung mit der Maus. Since 2004, they have also offered animate film workshops.

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