Hartz 4 Betrüger

Germany 2010, Animation, 2' | Director, Realization Antonia von Smirowski

Hartz 4 Betrüger
expands the concept of ‘social welfare fraud’.The short animated film is the final project created in a four week long After Effects Course.


Antonia von Smirowski was born in Göttigen in 1980. She studied communication sudies and media education in London and Kassel. She began making films in 2002 and has been working as an editor in various TV- productions between 2008 and 2010. Her special interest is the treatment of contemporary social discussions by use of animation. Since 2008, she lives and works in Berlin.

Antonia von Smirowski
Animation, Short Film
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