The Wild-Tempered Clavier

new film type animated film Production Country Germany production year 2024 runtime 7'20 colour animation technique stop motion, pixilation, 2D analog animation, mixed media
screening format DCP aspect ratio 2.35:1 (CinemaScope) sound format Dolby Digital

Play: both a verb and a noun — and despite the world's disasters, an artist insists on both. A story told through a filmmaker's art, inspired by Bach's timeless music and painted on rolls of toilet paper in an homage to the tradition of painting directly on 35mm film.

director Anna Samo Produktion / Production Tom Bergmann Drehbuch / Script Anna Samo Animation Anna Samo Schnitt / Editing Anna Samo Bildgestaltung / DOP Anna Samo Tongestaltung / Sound Design Andrea Martignoni
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Festivals
2024 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France
Production
  • Tiger Unterwegs Filmproduktion
  • Tom Bergmann
Sales
  • SND Films
  • Sydney Neter
  • https://www.sndfilms.com/
Distribution
  • Novanima
  • Marc Faye
  • https://novanima.eu

Anna Samo

Anna Samo, born in Moscow, studied animation at the Academy of Film and Television "Konrad Wolf" in Potsdam and is currently based in New York. As an independent filmmaker she uses a variety of analog animation techniques to create emotional and poetic work.

Filmography
2009 Hokus-Pokus
2010 white no white
2012 Little Plastic Figure
2012 Eyes Closed
2013 Fish
2016 The Man is Big
2018 Obon
2019 The Opposites Game
2020 Conversations with a Whale
2024 The Wild-Tempered Clavier