F00 Festival

F00 Festival is an educational multi-player online game. It is conducted as a workshop using a game-based learning approach. Participants solve quests on the fictitious social media platform F00, compete with other players, try to understand the algorithms and get to the legendary F00 Festival.

F00 Festival – Multiplayer Online Game.
Client: mediale Pfade

Responsibilities: Video procuktion & motion design
Voice Talents: Kai Höregott, Monira Kamal
Sound Mischung: Leon Behn

Teaser

Happy Smiles – Ulrich Gerhartz

Happy Smiles – Ulrich Gerhartz

Original title: Wir fahren in den Sonnenschein

Because staying at home is getting more and more boring, mother and daughter decide to take a trip to the beach.

This one’s for all quarantine and lockdown sufferers: Ulrich Gerhartz song “Happy Smiles” will take you from the couch to the beach in a scissors cut! The cut out sets in this video were entirely made of old packaging material received during lockdown period.

Animated music video

Idea & Direction: Monira Kamal
Music & Lyrics: Ulrich Gerhartz
Vocal: Elke Jochmann
Cast: Sophie Gerhartz, Anna Gast
Hand doubles: Rieka & Sibille
Production assistant: Sonia Seidel
Storyboard: Monira Kamal, Sandra Peise
Set Design, Cutout Animation: Monira Kamal
Character Design, 2D Animation: Sandra Peise
Post production: Monira Kamal
Sound Design & Mix: Arslan Akyüz

Trailer


Festivals & Awards

Auszeichnungen

Vesuvius International Film Fest, 25th edition:
Best Animated Short Movie

Nominierungen

AniMate Australia: Finalist
Environmental Short Film Festival: Finalist

Festivals

Festival Audiovisual Infantil y Juvenil, FICAIJ 12
Cartoon Club Rimini, 38. Edition
Festival of Animation Berlin, FAB 2022
Kinosaray Positive Film Festival
Zero Plus International Festival
Ambitus Film Festival
Toronto Animation Film Festival, TAAFI
MONSTRA Lisbon Animation Festival
Animatiba Festival Int’l de Animação de Curitiba

Stills


Behind the Scenes

Canvas City

Canvas City is a mobile, geodata-based AR multiplayer game for the educational sector. The game makes digitization with its various aspects of algorithms, Smart City, and new working models of digitization tangible and makes the dilemmas of technology use understandable.

Mobile AR Game

Client: basa e.V
Visual Design & Artwork: Jennifer Hicks
Responsibilities: Ingame video animation, Introvideo production, Teaser production


Full Game Credits here

Teaser

Ingame Video Animation

Introvideo

ABK Construction Software

ABK Construction Software

Product videos explaining and presenting the building blocks of ABK Construction Management Software.

Explanatory film

Responsibilities: Storyboard & Character Design
Production: aboutAnna, Anna Parisa Ehsani
Music: Raphael Yasar
Voice: Harald Reiweger

Product videos


Storyboard & Character Design

Gnubbel

They are colorful, flexible and always keep a stiff upper lip: Say hi to Gnubbels! Those little everyday helpers by Mr. Flint easily let you attach many items of everyday usage temporary without leaving traces.

Gnubbel was presented 2020 in the German TV Show “Das Ding des Jahres” on channel Pro Sieben and is awarded second place of 1000 inventions shown at TV show “Einfach Genial” on German channel MDR.

Animated Spot

Script & Direction: Adrian Künzel
Production: kamal-film
Camera, Edit, Grading, Design, 3D, Compositing: Monira Kamal
2D Animation: Monira Kamal, Maxi Alker
Performer: Finn Bauermeister
Props: Sumon Kamal
Voices: Kai Höregott, Manuel Poschadel, Danny Bruder, Monira Kamal
Sound Recording: Manuel Poschadel
Music & Sound Design: Danny Bruder

Film stills

Teaser

Styleframes

Character Design

Storyboard

3D Rig & Scene Setup


Cactus Bird – Ravi Srinivasan

Wandering through the heavy heat of the desert, the little cactus wren is singing his light-hearted song along the way. Visually animated live action footage with a dry pastel look.

Music video

Music: Ravi Srinivasan
DoP, Editing, VFX: Monira Kamal
Sound recording & mastering: Jörg Reinke

BiOPEN

BIOPEN

An explainer to introduce the online platform BiOPEN, dedicated to supporting and accelerating the development and production of innovative bio-based products.

Explainer Film

Production: aboutAnna, Anna Parisa Ehsani
Music: Scattered Light | David Hilowitz
Responsibilities: Storyboard & Character Design

Explainer


Storyboard & Character Design

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Restaging of the famous fairytale opera by Engelbert Humperdinck, surprising the visitors with bizarre characters, contemporary downtown forrests and the usage of animated projections.

Animated scenery projection

Direction & Set: Christian Sedelmayer
Co-Set Designer: Sasha Röder
Responsibilities: Character design, 2D animation

Teaser

Stills & Character Design

Valentine

Valentine Godé-Darel and Ferdinand Hodler, the model and her artist, at the beginning of the last century in Vevey on Lake Geneva. Thinking aloud, Valentine reflects on her relationship to Ferdinand telling the true story of a deep and complicated love finding an end in Valentines early death.

Production of a trailer simulating a VR environment in 3D and pilot film produced in 360° video (equirectangular) and 360° fulldome.

Animated VR simulation trailer & 360° pilot film

Direction: Monira Kamal & Martina Widorski
Music: Kurt Widorski
Responsibilities: 2D/3D Animation, 360°/Fulldome implementation, 3D modeling (previs)

Presentation at Festival of Animation Berlin


Equirectangular / 360°

Fulldome / 360°

TeleSon

TeleSon required an energetic logo animation in combination with their key visual.

Animated logo & key visual

Production: zeal-film
Responsibilities: Conzept, Storyboard, Motion Graphics

Storyboard