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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2015 - 17.26 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2015

Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

Original Title THE PRESENT
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 4' 20''
Production Year 2014
Nationality Germany
Directed by Jacob Frey
Art & Character Designer Anja Wacker
Lighting/Shading Markus Kranzler
Original Voices Quinn Nealy
Sam Brown
Produced by Anna Matacz

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Jacob Frey
Jacob graduated from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Animation in 2014. During his studies he decided to specialize in character animation and directing. He helped animating on a broad variety of projects at the Filmakademie. He also directed four shorts himself, inter alia BOB which was running on over 250 festivals worldwide. In 2011 Jacob took one year off from university, to gain international experience and worked as an animator for Psyop in Los Angeles. Back to Germany, he worked on Studio Soi’s animated book adaption of Julia Donaldson’s children book ROOM ON THE BROOM, which got nominated for an Academy award. THE PRESENT is his final project at the Filmakademie.

Festival contact
Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
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