Also in this program
SHORTS FOR KIDS 5 & UP: CATS & DOGS
Recommended for ages 5 and up
A dog and a cat come to life on paper and develop a life of their own.
Meet the director
Jesús Pérez, Gerd Gockell
Jesús Ernesto Pérez del Barco was born in Bolivia 1954 and began making animated films 1977; realized a series of animated films about migration and globalization for German and Swiss schools since 1995; living in Lucerne, Switzerland since 2000; Professor for animation at Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts in Switzerland since 2002. (first photo)
Gerd Gockell was born in Darmstadt 1960; attended Academy of Fine Arts in Brunswick from 1980-87; freelance animator for HR pubweb in Frankfurt; moved to London and worked on several film projects 1988; founded ANIGRAF film production with Kirsten Winter in Hanover 1990; various teaching appointments since 1992, including Brunswick, Singapore, Kassel and Potsdam; 2002-2011 Head of Animation Dept. at the University of Applied Science and Arts, Lucerne, Switzerland; lives and works in Lucerne and Hanover. (second photo)