A Film by Aline Helmcke


Everyday routine on an ordinary working day. Then things turn in a different direction – or was it just a dream?


  • Picture of Aline Helmcke © Aline Helmcke

    Aline Helmcke

    Aline Helmcke is a Berlin based artist and filmmaker with a focus on drawing, collage and animation. She studied Fine Art at the University oft he Arts Berlin and Animation at the Royal College of Art in London. After graduation, she aimed at becoming a reasonable animator. The harder she tried, the weirder the results. However, her films have been shown at festivals such as Transmediale Berlin, Vienna Indemepdent Shorts, Animatou Geneva and ANIMASIVO Mexico. Aline is currently working as academic assistant and lecturer for Drawing and Animation at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany.

Awards + Festivals

  • 2nd KUFF – THE KUMU ART FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tallinn, Estonia)September 26, 2016
  • 17th IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Out of Competition, Izmir, Turkey)November 2, 2016
  • 7th CUTOUT FEST – INT’L ANIMATION & DIGITAL ART FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico)November 17, 2016
  • SWEET AS FILM FESTIVAL DECEMBER’S EDITION (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)December 22, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 4th INT’L MOTION FESTIVAL CYPRUS 2017 (Official Selection, Cyprus)January 11, 2017
  • 28th TRIESTE FILM FESTIVAL (Animation Programme, Trieste, Italy)January 20, 2017
  • 5th BODDINALE (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)February 9, 2017
  • 2nd FEMUCIQ FESTIVAL MUNDIAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE QUITO (Official Selection, Quito, Ecuador)March 7, 2017
  • 20th RECONTRES TRAVERSE VIDÉO 2017 (Official Selection, Goethe Institut, Toulouse, France)March 9, 2017
  • 13th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (non-competitive section "Perspective", Istanbul, Turkey)March 13, 2017
  • 12th ATHENS ANIMFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Greece)March 16, 2017
  • 29th FILMFEST DRESDEN (Special Program, Germany)April 4, 2017
  • 5th "VKRATZE!" - THE DAYS OF GERMAN AND RUSSIAN SHORT FILMS (Official Selection, Volgograd, Russia)April 6, 2017
  • 27th FILMKUNSTFEST MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN (Competition, Germany)May 2, 2017
  • 6th CARMARTHEN BAY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wales)May 8, 2017
  • LJUBLJANA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Ljubljana, Slovenia)May 12, 2017
  • 19th BACKUP_FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition »backup.award«, Weimar, Germany)May 17, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 10th CYBORG FILM FESTIVAL (Not Competitive Section CyBorg OFF, Umbria, Tuscany and Liguria, Italy)September 22, 2017
    29th GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Spain)September 27, 2017
  • 23rd CUCALORUS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Wilmington, NC, USA)November 8, 2017


Aline Helmcke
Aline Helmcke
Aline Helmcke
Art Direction
Aline Helmcke
Fabio Viana
Sound Design
Fabio Viana
Fabio Viana


Running Time
04.26 min.
Shooting Format
None (frame by frame photography, 5616x3744px) / cut out animation
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio



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

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Aline Helmcke