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

FAB 2022 | 6. Festival of Animation Berlin

FAB 2021 | 6. Festival of Animation Berlin

Finally back in full glory and without any restrictions: The 6th Festival of Animation Berlin! This year there were plenty of exciting talks and actions from international animation collectives to experience. Five competitions alongside many additional screenings at the City Kino Wedding kept the projectors rolling. Moreover, the third FAB Dimensional exhibition in the new location of the Silent Green Kulturquartier was bigger and more impressive than ever!

Event film

Video production: Monira Kamal, kamal-film.de
Cinematography: Monira Kamal, Florian Böhm
Edit & Post production: Monira Kamal

Highlight Clip

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

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Behind the Scenes

FAB 2021 | 5. Festival of Animation Berlin

FAB 2021 | 5. Festival of Animation Berlin

Despite all circumstances, the 5th Festival of Animation Berlin could also take place “live” in Berlin. And you could tell how much the animation scene longed for real encounters and experiences. Animation events were held at three locations this year: City Kino Wedding, Russisches Haus Berlin and Verwalterhaus.

Event film

Video production: Monira Kamal, kamal-film.de
Cinematography: Monira Kamal, Florian Böhm
Additional Footage: Russisches Haus Berlin
Edit & Post: Monira Kamal

Highlight Clip

Wedding: Eyla & Eric

Wedding: Eyla & Eric

Weddings with children are always very special. Eyla and Eric approached me well before the world became so uncomfortable. I was all the more pleased that the young family, despite worries and turbulent times, were able to experience their dream wedding as planned at a castle – With joy, dancing and lots of colorful outdoor games!

Wedding Film

Video production: kamal-film, Monira Kamal
Cinematography: Florian Böhm
Edit & Post: Monira Kamal

Teaser


Stills

FAB 2020 | 4. Festival of Animation Berlin

FAB 2020 | 4. Festival of Animation Berlin

In times of the global pandemic, animation has become popular again as a means of cinematic expression. The Festival of Animation Berlin was lucky enough to be able to take place as a live event also in the turbulent year 2020.

Event Film

Video production: Monira Kamal, kamal-film.de
Cinematography: Monira Kamal, Florian Böhm
Edit & Post: Monira Kamal

Highlight Clip

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


Peevo – Ravi Srinivasan

A musical journey through the magnificent cactus house in Berlin`s botanical garden.

Music video

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

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

Cirrus – Ravi Srinivasan

Inspired by the beauty of nature on Bali island, this song combines soft balinese tank drums with floating whistling sounds.

Music video

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