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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

Chika the dog and the five-year old Mikasch live in a Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city. The little dog helps Mikasch to develop as a child despite the persecution of the Jews by the Germans. 

Original Title Chika, die Hündin im Ghetto
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 16' 20''
Production Year 2016
Nationality Germany
Directed by Sandra Schiessl
Screenplay Carmen Blazejewski
Based on the book "Chika, die Hündin im Ghetto"
by Batsheva Dagan
Director of photography Ivan Oliveira
Editor Katrin Pilz, Marcus Horn, Annick Hillger, Irene Wellershoff
Animation Rosanne Janssens, Mandy Müller, Oliver Throm, Aleksey Butorin
Original Voices Hendrik Greve (Mikasch)
Tina Landgraf (Mother)
Bernhard Meindl (Father)
Tabea Mersch (Johanna)
Kai Windhoevel (German soldier)
Produced by Björn Magsig

chika regSandra Scheissl
She was born in 1971 born in Herne, Germany. She studied Art and German philology at University of Bremen and Art and Sculpture at University of Art Bremen. She attended School of Art, in Glasgow Scotland and in 1996 worked as animator for Sesame Street, and commercials productions. In 1997 she studies Graphic design and Animation at Academy of Arts in Hamburg where he graduated in 2002. In 2001 she is co-founder and CEO of TRIKK17-Animationsraum GmbH & Co. Today Sandra is CEO, director and head of development and design at TRIKK17.

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