An Oscar nominated animated film comes to the Goethe-Institut
Film and Q&A
Dir. Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, UK/Germany, 2012, 26 min. in English, digital.
Producers: Michael Rose and Martin Pope Cast: Gillian Anderson, Sally Hawkins, Simon Pegg, Rob Brydon, Martin Clunes, Timothy Spall and David Walliams
Based on the children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this Oscar®-nominated animated film tells the story of a friendly witch and her cat, who are joined on their broom by several friends as they set off on an adventure.
The Screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors Max Lang and Jan Lachauer.
MAX LANG (Director)
Max Lang is an Oscar® and BAFTA®-nominated animation director, story artist and character designer. He co-directed the award-winning animated film The Gruffalo and was assistant director on the first season of The Amazing World Of Gumball for Cartoon Network.
He is a graduate of the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and the Animation School Hamburg.
Max lives in London with his wife, daughter and cat.
JAN LACHAUER (Director)
Jan Lachauer was born in Munich in 1983 and started to work in the animation industry in 2005. He studied at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in Ludwigsburg from 2006-2011.
In 2007/2008 Jan studied 2D animation at the renowned Gobelins lécole de l'image in Paris. During his studies he worked on various award winning film productions as director, animator and CG generalist.
Jan made his professional directorial debut on ROOM ON THE BROOM.
Screening is in English.
Recommended for all ages
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