Sog

A Film by Jonatan Schwenk

Synopsis

After a flood, some fish got stuck in old trees. In danger of drying-out they scream sharply. Woken up by the noise, the inhabitants of a nearby cave don’t feel happy about the unintended gathering.

Director

  • Picture of Jonatan Schwenk © Jonatan Schwenk

    Jonatan Schwenk

    Jonatan Schwenk, born in Göttingen, Germany in 1987 is an independent filmmaker and animator. He is studying Visual Communication at the University of Art and Design in Offenbach. Since 2014 he is a guest student at the Kunsthochschule Kassel in the animation class.

Awards + Festivals

  • 46th WORLD FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM ANIMAFEST ZAGREB (World Pemiere, Graduation film competition, Zagreb, Croatia) June 6, 2017
  • *CRISTAL FOR A GRADUATION FILM*
    57th ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Graduation film competition, France)June 12, 2017
  • *BEST STUDENT ANIMATION*
    23rd PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST (Official Selection, Palm Springs, United States)June 24, 2017
  • 25th ANIMA MUNDI (Short film competition, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)July 18, 2017
  • 25th ANIMA MUNDI (Short film competition, São Paulo, Brazil)July 26, 2017
  • 8th ANIBAR INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION (Student competition, Peja, Kosovo)August 18, 2017
  • 2nd TURKU ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (International Competition,Turku, Finnland)August 23, 2017
  • *EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARD*
    ENCOUNTERS 23rd SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL BRISTOL (Competition, Bristol, UK)September 19, 2017
  • 41st OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Student films competition, Ottawa, Canada)September 20, 2017
  • 5th VIBORG ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Denmark)September 25, 2017
  • 10th KLIK AMSTERDAM ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)October 17, 2017
  • *GRAND PRIX*
    6th PRIMANIMA - WORLD FESTIVAL OF FIRST ANIMATIONS (Official Selection, Budaörs, Hungary)October 18, 2017
  • 19th BUCHEON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (BIAF) (Official Selection, South Korea)October 20, 2017
  • 10th BANJALUKA 2017 INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina)October 23, 2017
  • *CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS: BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM*
    15th HYPERFEST - INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hyperion University, Bucharest, Romania)October 26, 2017
  • 60th DOK LEIPZIG (German Competition Short Film, German Premiere, Leipzig, Germany)October 31, 2017
  • 40th DENVER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Colorado, USA)November 1, 2017
  • 31st LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Leeds, UK)November 2, 2017
  • 9th CUTOUT FEST INT'L ANIMATION AND DIGITAL ART FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico)November 9, 2017
  • 3rd HOLLYWOOD NORTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belleville, Canada)November 9, 2017
  • *GOLDENER HERKULES*
    34th KASSELER DOKUMENTARFILM- UND VIDEOFEST (Official Selection, Germany)November 14, 2017
  • 14th FESTIVAL DE CINE Y DERECHOS HUMANOS DE BARCELONA 2017 (Official Selection, Spain)November 14, 2017
  • 11th KURZFILMFESTIVAL KÖLN (Official Selection, Germany)November 15, 2017
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    5th EKADESHMA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kathmandu, Nepal)November 16, 2017
  • 21st FALUDI YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hungary)November 17, 2017
  • *BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM*
    3rd SIFW - SIERRA INT'L FILM WEEKEND (Official Selection, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia)November 17, 2017
  • NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARD (Competition, North Carolina, USA)November 16, 2017
  • *MOST ORIGINAL FILM*
    37th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH (Official Selection, Munich, Germany)November 19, 2017
  • *HONORABLE MENTION*
    24th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ETIUDA&ANIMA (Official Selection, Krakow, Poland)November 21, 2017
  • *FIRST PRIZE*
    33rd INTERFILM - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (German Competition, Berlin, Germany)November 22, 2017
  • *MAIN PRICE ANIMATED DREAMS STUDENT COMPETITION*
    PÖFF Shorts – Short film and animation festival (Animated Dreams Student Competition, Tallinn, Estonia)November 22, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTION*
    8th ANIMAGE - INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL OF PERNAMBUCO (Official Selection, Pernambuco, Brazil)November 24, 2017
  • 26th EUROSHORTS YOUNG FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Warsaw, Poland)November 27, 2017
  • 40th POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Poitiers, France)December 1, 2017
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    14th ANIMATEKA - ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (European Young Talents Competition, Ljubljana)December 5, 2017
  • 4th LEBANON INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nabatiyeth, Lebanon)December 16, 2017
  • FBW (GERMAN FILM AND MEDIA REVIEW): SEAL OF APPROVAL: 'HIGHLY RECOMMENDED'
    FBW (DEUTSCHE FILMBEWERTUNGSSTELLE): PRÄDIKAT: 'BESONDERS WERTVOLL'
  • 16th PUNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official selection, Pune, India)January 11, 2018
  • 3rd CARIBBEAN SEA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pampatar, Venezuela)January 11, 2018
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION*
    27th FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (International Competition, Sydney, Australia)January 12, 2018
  • *GRAND JURY PRIZE EUROPEAN STUDENT FILMS*
    PREMIERS PLANS FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Angers, France)January 12, 2018
  • 5th SUDAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (SIFF) 2018 (Official Selection, Khartoum, Sudan)January 21, 2018
  • 28th BAMBERGER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Bamberg, Germany)January 22, 2018
  • 39th FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS (Official Selection, Saarbrücken, Germany)January 22, 2018
  • 29th TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)January 29, 2018
  • ARTFOOLS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)February 4, 2018
  • *BEST ANIMATED FILM*
    18th BRUSSELS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)February 11, 2018
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    5th CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)February 18, 2018
  • 27th MUESTRA INTERNATIONAL DE CINE DE PALENCIA (Official Selection, Palencia, Spain)February 23, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    18th CINELEBU - LEBU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lebu, Chile)February 23, 2018
  • 1st INTERNATIONALER ANIMATIONSKURZFILMABEND 2018 (Official Selection, Konstanz, Germany)February 27, 2018
  • 13th ANNUAL DURANGO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Durango, USA)February 28, 2018
  • 9th ROANNE INTERNATIOANL ANIMATION SHORT FILM FESTIVAL YEAR (Official Selection, Roanne, France)March 9, 2018
  • 2018 SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (Competitive Film Selection, Austin, Texas, USA)March 9, 2018
  • 11th GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Scotland)March 14, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    13th ATHENS ANIMFEST (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)March 15, 2018
  • 20th MECAL, BARCELONA INTERNATIONAL SHORT AND ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)March 15, 2018
  • *Baby Imp for Best Student Short*
    3rd INDIE-LINCS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, UK)March 17, 2018
  • GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)March 22, 2018
  • 4th El VENTILADOR - FESTIVAL DE CINE DE ANIMACIÓN DE SANTA FE 2018 (Official Selection, Santa Fe, Argentina)March 28, 2018
  • 7th HEADWATERS FILM FEST (Official Selection, Bemidji, MN, USA)March 28, 2018
  • 10th FESTIVAL CHALON TOUT COURT (Official Selection, Chalon-sur-Saône, France)March 29, 2018
  • 20th MAUFILMMERN KURZFILMFESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Memmingen, Germany)March 31, 2018
  • 41st GRENZLAND-FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Selb, Germany)April 5, 2018
  • *ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD FOR BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM*
    10th GO SHORT - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN 2018 (Official Selection, City, Country)April 11, 2018
  • 8th CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lansing, MI, USA)April 11, 2018
  • 6th CÓRTEX INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lisbon, Portugal)April 11, 2018
  • 19th CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, MS, USA)April 12, 2018
  • 42th ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)April 13, 2018
  • 22th CINE LA FILA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valladolid, Spain)April 16, 2018
  • *GOLDEN HORSEMAN ANIMATED FILM - NATIONAL COMPETITION*
    30th FILMFEST DRESDEN 2018 (Official Selection, Dresden, Germany)April 17, 2018
  • *JURY SPECIAL MENTION*
    9th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)April 18, 2018
  • 17th OZARK FOOTHILLS FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Batesville, Arkansas, USA)April 19, 2018
  • *BEST ANIMATED SHORT*
    20th RIVERRUN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Winston-Salem, NC, USA)April 19, 2018
  • 1st CARDIFF ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cardiff, Wales, UK)April 20, 2018
  • 19th CELLU L'ART SHORT FILM FESTIVAL JENA (Official Selection, Jena, Germany)April 24, 2018
  • *YOUNG ANIMATION AWARD*
    25th STUTTGART TRICKFILM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)April 24, 2018
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    15th FESTIVAL DU FILM COURT D'ANGOULEME (Official Selection, Angoulême, France)April 25, 2018
  • 28th FILMKUNSTFEST MV (Official Selection, Schwerin, Germany)May 1, 2018
  • 14th PICTOPLASMA CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)May 2, 2018
  • ANNUAL MEETING OF GREEK ANIMATION FESTIVALS (Special Screening, University of Thessaly, Greece)May 11, 2018
  • 8th NORTHWEST ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portland, OR, USA)May 23, 2018
  • DARK TOONS SHORT FILMS PROGRAM @ 22nd ROOFTOP FILMFESITVAL (Official Selection, Brooklyn, NY, USA)May 26, 2018
  • 34th HAMBURG INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hamburg, Germany)June 5, 2018
  • 5th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, TX, USA)June 6, 2018
  • 14th FEST - NOVOS REALIZADORES | NOVO CINEMA (Official Selection, Espinho, Portugal)June 18, 2018
  • 3rd DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 21, 2018
  • 2nd SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santiago del Estero, Argentina)June 26, 2018
  • 30th ANNIVERSARY OF FILMFEST DRESDEN (Special Screening, Carte Blanche Program, Strasbourg, France)July 4, 2018
  • 30th GALWAY FILM FLEADH (Official Selection, Galway, Ireland)July 10, 2018
  • 2nd PRIZE ANIMATION
    25th OPENEYES FILMFEST (Official Selection, Marburg, Germany)July 18, 2018
  • 8th ANNUAL WE LIKE ‘EM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Baker City, OR, USA)August 17, 2018
  • 3rd THE BLACK SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vama Veche, Romania)August 26, 2018
  • 24th L’´ETRANGE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paris, France)September 5, 2018
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION*
    13th SHORTS MEXICO - FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES DE MEXICO (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)September 5, 2018
  • 4th BIT BANG INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION, VIDEOGAMES AND DIGITAL ART FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Buenos Aires, Argentina)October 4, 2018
  • 5th FESTIVAL MUNDIAL DE CINE EXTREMO - WORLD FILM FESTIVAL OF VERACRUZ (Official Selection, Veracruz, Mexico)October 8, 2018
  • 23rd INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF DIJON "FENÊTRES SUR COURTS“ (Animation Night, Dijon, France)November 23, 2018
  • 24th LEUVEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Leuven, Belgium)December 1, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Screenplay
Jonatan Schwenk, Merlin Flügel
Producer
Jonatan Schwenk
Director
Jonatan Schwenk
Animation
Jonatan Schwenk, Florian Maubach, Marc Rühl
Director of Photography
Iván Robles Mendoza
Art Direction
Jonatan Schwenk
Set Design
Jonatan Schwenk, Teresa Rinn, Lynn Weyrich, Aleksandar Radan, Marcus Morgenstern
3D Artists
Jonatan Schwenk, Ferdinand Kowalke, Mikola Debik, Valentin Oellers
Compositing
Maximilian Wagener, Jonatan Schwenk, Daniel Maaß
Editor
Jonatan Schwenk
Sound Design
Jonatan Schwenk

Details

Running Time
10:14 min.
Shooting Format
Digital, Stop-motion, 3D, 2D, video
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1 Surround/ Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach
Schlossstraße 31
63065 Offenbach, Germany

SALES AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

Kurzfilmagentur Hamburg
+49 (0)176 969 086 89
sales@shortfilm.com
www.shortfilm.com

DIRECTOR

Jonatan Schwenk

+49 (0) 176 969 086 89

jonatan.schwenk@gmail.com
www.jonatan-schwenk.com

www.vimeo.com/jonatanschwenk
https://www.facebook.com/schwenkjonatan