26 OCT 18:00 Sal 3 28 OCT 15:00 Sal 6
Drone. Stunt. Rave.
Fest is a tribute to YouTube culture. Similar to the protagonists in fail compilations, characters in Fest are dealing with unexpected results, extreme situations and chaos. Freedom and spontaneity are common elements and are picked up within the animation. Like the fail heroes of YouTube, the animator is left with the challenge to find the right balance between control and chaos.
Puppets, 3D computer, original techniques
Director: Nikita Diakur Production: Nikita Diakur Animation: Nikita Diakur
Nikita Diakur is a Russian-born filmmaker based in Germany. His most distinguished project Ugly has received multiple awards at international film festivals. The signature technique used in his films is dynamic computer simulation, which embraces spontaneity, randomness and mistakes.