film type animated film Production Country Germany production year 2010 runtime 6'00
screening format DigiBeta aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo

The hero of the story looks like a bird, but originally it had a root at the end of its leg. This animation tells a story about where birds actually come from.

director Gerhard Funk Animation Gerhard Funk Schnitt / Editing Gerhard Funk Bildgestaltung / DOP Gerhard Funk Produktion / Production Gerhard Funk Drehbuch / Script Gerhard Funk Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Marvin Brendel Tongestaltung / Sound Design Marvin Brendel film school Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar
Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France
Cork Film Festival, Ireland
Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart (ITFS), Germany
SICAF - Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, Korea (Republic of)
EMAF - European Media Art Festival Osnabrück, Germany
Shortmoves - Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Halle (Saale), Germany
cellu l’art Kurzfilmfestival Jena, Germany
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, Saarbrücken, Germany
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  • Gerhard Funk Animation & Media Art
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  • Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar
  • Keplerstraße 3–5
  • 6117 Saarbrücken
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Gerhard Funk

Gerhard Funk, born 1981 in Russia, has lived in Germany since 1995. After graduating in media arts and design from the Academy of Fine Arts Saar in 2011, he took various jobs, such as 3D artist and motion grapher. Since 2020 he has worked as an artistic associate at the Burg Giebichenstein Fine Art Academy Halle.

2008 Streak
2009 2,5mgo
2009 Ptak
2010 Bardzo
2016 Fruit