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Zoopticon - Songs from a Posthuman Ark

film type animated film Production Country Germany production year 2023 runtime 29'07 colour animation technique 2D computer animation, 3D computer animation
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Surround languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch, Englisch
screening format Media File (ProRes, mp4, mov) aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Stereo languages Englisch Subtitles Deutsch, Englisch

The Zoopticon, a spaceship filled with cultural artifacts, is floating through outer space. Five mutated singing animals are its inhabitants. When they finally encounter each other and realize that they all are living souvenirs shot into space as part of a theme park event from a mysterious planet called Earth, they decide to emancipate themselves.


Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/842545624

director Jon Frickey, Thies Mynther, Sandra Trostel Produktion / Production Sandra Trostel Drehbuch / Script Thies Mynther, Sandra Trostel, Jon Frickey, Christoph Mathieu Schnitt / Editing Sandra Trostel Bildgestaltung / DOP Jon Frickey, Sandra Trostel Szenenbild / Production Design Jon Frickey Animation Jon Frickey Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Thies Mynther Tongestaltung / Sound Design Thies Mynther Besetzung / Cast Sarah Thom, Dong Zhou, Alex Murray-Leslie, Amanda Romero, Achan Malonda, Jon Frickey, Veit Sprenger, Roosa Voima
2023 Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival, Portugal (Best Animation)
2023 DOK Leipzig - Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm, Germany
2023 Curtocircuíto – International Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Fairy Bot Production
  • Sandra Trostel
  • http://www.fairybot.net
  • Square Eyes
  • Wouter Jansen
  • +43 660 9805377
  • https://squareeyesfilm.com
  • Fairy Bot Productions
  • Sandra Trostel
  • http://www.fairybot.net

Jon Frickey

Lives and works in Hamburg as an animator and illustrator

2008 Keine Angst vorm Atom
2014 Michelles Opfer
2015 Giza Quasar
2023 Zoopticon - Songs from a Posthuman Ark

Thies Mynther

Thies Mynther is a transdisciplinary artist, composer, lyricist, and producer. He writes and stages musical theater pieces, performances and films, and he has collaborated with artists such as Miss Kittin, Chicks on Speed, or Dillon.

2020 Erik/Prince Is Dead - A Fever Dream Letter Scape
2023 Zoopticon - Songs from a Posthuman Ark

Sandra Trostel

Sandra Trostel is a director and producer. The focus of her work is on the analysis of current and future social developments in society. She utilizes different media and forms depending on the topic and tone of the projects she is working on. Her works have been show at international festivals, in cinema and on TV.

2005 Frau Selheim & Frau Ruis
2005 Phantom and Ghost, Relax it’s only a ghost
2005 Deichkind – Bierdusche
2006 Karamel, Ich weiß, dass du traurig bist
2009 Deichkind, Intro concert
2011 Utopia Ltd.
2012 Phantom Ghost – Dreams of Plush
2012 Pantha du Prince & the Bell Laboratory, Spectral Split
2015 Everybody’s Cage
2016 Sound of Stars
2018 All Creatures Welcome
2022 Alpaka World
2023 Zoopticon - Songs from a Posthuman Ark