Taipei Recyclers

film type animated film, documentary film, experimental film Production Country Germany, Taiwan, Austria production year 2014 runtime 7'00 colour
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo
screening format HDCAM aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo

Taipei – ghosts and gods, typhoons and karaoke. In the urban hideouts of Taipei little creatures come to life. These are composed of waste collected on the streets and typical local products. The clatter of the limbs of these creatures interacts with the soundscape of Taipei.

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director Nikki Schuster Animation Nikki Schuster Schnitt / Editing Nikki Schuster Bildgestaltung / DOP Nikki Schuster Produktion / Production Nikki Schuster Drehbuch / Script Nikki Schuster Tongestaltung / Sound Design Nikki Schuster
Anilogue International Animation Film Festival, Budapest, Wien, Austria
2014 DIAGONALE - Festival des österreichischen Films, Graz, Austria
2014 Crossing Europe Filmfestival, Linz, Austria
2014 Fantoche - International Animation Film Festival, Baden, Switzerland
2014 Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF), San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato City, Mexico
2014 exground filmfest, Wiesbaden, Germany
2014 TOFUZI International Animated Film Festival, Batumi, Georgia
2014 interfilm Berlin: Internationales Kurzfilmfestival, Germany
2014 Urban Nomad Film Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
2014 dokumentART Neubrandenburg, Germany
2014 Delhi International Film Festival (DIFF), New Delhi, India
2014 One Day Animation Festival, Wien, Austria
  • Fiesfilm
  • Nikki Schuster
  • +49 177 4304855
  • Fiesfilm
  • Nikki Schuster
  • +49 177 4304855

Nikki Schuster

Lives and works as an animation film and sound artist in Berlin;
in 2001 she founded her animation label FIESFILM;
her films have been successfully presented at international film festivals and exhibitions and won awards;
beside her film productions, she is a motion-design artist and gives animation film workshops.

2000 Bedient
2001 Friday Bar
2002 Knochenballett
2005 Boom Boom Boogie
2005 Drowning
2005 Geisterstunde
2006 Holyman
2007 Robotant
2010 Microphobia
2011 Paris Recyclers
2011 Buenos Aires Recyclers
2012 Berlin Recyclers
2013 Parasit
2014 Taipei Recyclers
2015 MS Stubnitz
2015 absent
2016 Mexico Recyclers
2017 Urbanoculi
2018 animistica
2023 subotopic