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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2011 - 12.21 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2011


BIG WASH is a series of short animations for young children (ages 3-6). All the stories are set inside a washing machine full of water and soapsuds. The characters are items of children’s clothing, brought to life using animation and children’s voices.



BIG WASH è una serie di brevi animazioni per i bambini (dai 3 ai 6 anni). Tutte le storie sono ambientate all’interno di una lavatrice piena d'acqua e schiuma. I personaggi sono i capi d’abbigliamento dei bambini, portati in vita tramite l’animazione e le voci dei bambini.


Original Title STORVASK
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 3'
Production Year 2010
Nationality Denmark
Directed by Kassandra Wellendorf
Screenplay Jacob Wellendorf
Script Jacob Wellendorf
Director of photography Niels Grønlykke
Editor Lars Bo Kimergaard, Elisabeth Colding, Jacob Wellendorf
Sound Morten Dalsgaard
Music Morten Dalsgaard
Produced by Peter Engel

big wash regKassandra Wellendorf
Born 1965, Copenhagen. Film director and media artist with a B.A. in Film and Media Studies. Works in different genres and media – documentary, fiction, animation, interactivity and installation. Has produced films and video art since the end of the 1980s and participated in a large number of international festivals. She has exhibited video installations at the National Museum of Denmark, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg (DE), Skive Art Museum (DK) & Museum of Contemporary Art (DK) and has received several film awards. Kassandra Wellendorf's BIG WASH is an animated group of short films that mix slow motion and stop motion animation.


Kassandra Wellendorf
Nata nel 1965 a Copenaghen. Regista e artista multimediale, ha conseguito un dottorato in Studi Cinematografici e dei Media. Lavora su diversi generi e con diversi media (documentario, fiction, animazione, interattività e installazioni). Ha prodotto film e video-arte a partire dagli anni ‘80 e ha partecipato a un gran numero di festival internazionali. Ha esposto le sue installazioni video al Museo Nazionale di Danimarca, al Kunstmuseum di Magdeburgo (DE), allo Skive Art Museum (DK) e al Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Danimarca. Ha ricevuto numerosi premi. BIG WASH è una serie animata che mescola slow motion e animazione stop motion.


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