The Valley Below

What is disguised in the haze will only be revealed from up close.
On top of a mountain a soldier protects his town from threats lurking beneath the fog. One day a mishap forces him to confront his fears. In the process he realizes that not everything unknown hides great danger.

«The Valley Below» is a 3D animated graduation short made by:
Charmaine Bossert, Jonas Habermacher, Joel Hofmann, Matthias Huber, Monika Jagodzinski, Dominic Lutz.

 

Find out more about the film and check out the websites of all collaborators below:

«The Valley Below» on Facebook

Find Charmaine Bossert here

Find Jonas Habermacher here

Find Matthias Huber here

Find Monika Jagodzinski here

Find Dominic Lutz here

Awards
• Annual Qabila Int. Film Festival - Best Animation Film
• Noosa Int. Film Festival - Best Animated Short
• Berner Filmpreis Festival - Audience Award
• UK Film Festival - Best Animation

The Valley Below’s Festivaltour
• Upcoming Film Makers - Official Selection
• Festival Int. Du Film d'animation Animatou - Official Selection
• Int. Festival of Animated Films - Official Selection
• Kurz Und Schön - Nominee
• Tirana Int. Film Festival - Official Selection
• FILMZ Festival Des Deutschen Kinos - Official Selection
• Zero Plus Int. Children's And Youth Film Festival - Official Selection
• Cambodia Int.Film Festival - Official Selection
• Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne - Official Selection
• SIFFCY - Official Selection
• Lisboa Int. Film Festival - Official Selection
• Maryland Int. Kids Filmfest - Official Selection
• ITFS Stuttgart - Int. Competition
• Sehsüchte Int. Student Film Festival Babelsberg - Official Selection
• Toronto Animation Arts Festival - Official Selection
• Animation Dingle - Official Selection
• Chilemonos Int. Animation Festival - Official Selection
• Athens Animfest - Official Selection
• Bad Film Fest - Official Selection
• Toronto Film Week - Official Selection
• Promofest Winter Edition - Official Selection
• Long Week of Short Films Festival - Official Selection
• Super Geek Film Festival - Official Selection
• Int. Film Festival Salento Finibus Terrae - Official Selection
• Ozark Shorts - Official Selection
• O!pla Festival Polish Animation - Official Selection
• Woods Hole Film Festival - Official Selection
• British Animation Film Festival - Official Selection
• Mostra Agricola de Cinema Organico - Official Selection
• Int. Animated Film Festival for Children - Official Selection
• Caselle Film Festival - Official Selection
• Aaretaler Kurzfilmtage - Official Selection
• Queen City Film Festival - Official Selection
• Festival de Cortometrajes K-lidoscopi - Official Selection
• Cineseptiembre Mazatlan - Official Selection
• Athens Int. Short Film Festival - Official Selection
• Torremolinos Int. Fantastic Film - Official Selection
• Multivision Festival - Official Selection

Credits
• Director - Joel Hofmann
• Production Management - Charmaine Bossert
• Art Director - Monika Jagodzinski, Jonas Habermacher
• Modeling/Texturing - Matthias Huber
• Rigging - Dominic Lutz, Matthias Huber
• Animation - Dominic Lutz, Joel Hofmann, Monika Jagodzinski, Jonas Habermacher
• Sounddesign - Thomas Gassmann, Joel Hofmann, Matthias Huber
• Music - Matthias Huber

 

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