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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

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Category: Edition 2016

A Hippo Mother walks into the cooling water of the river. Her little hippo kid wants to do the same but it is too small to walk like his mother and sinks. On the bottom of the river four little fish try to help the kid.

Original Title Hippo Hop
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +3
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 3'
Production Year 2015
Nationality Germany
Directed by Patxi Exequiel Aguirre
Screenplay Patxi Exequiel Aguirre
Based on an idea by Kiana Naghshineh
Animation Patxi Exequiel Aguirre, Kiana Naghshineh, Ara Jo, Gero Eckhardt
Sound Tobias Scherrer, Luis Schöffend
Music Marius Kirsten
Produced by Bianca Just

HIPPO HOP-Patxi E AguirrePatxi Exequiel Aguirre
As a kid Patxi moved from country to country. Originally he was born in Argentina, but soon hisparents moved to Sweden, and then to Germany, and then to Switzerland. Patxi kept improving hisfilmmaking skills during all that time. Patxi left Switzerland to study animation in Germany at theFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg, where he graduated in 2015.

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