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Dead reckoning

Paul Wenninger
year: 2017
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Drawing on film
Short film [up to 10 min]
Paul Wenninger
Jérôme NUNES
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"Dead Reckoning? is a ride around Vienna?s Ringstrasse boulevard and from there to go into the city, to fall, to eat, and finally to end up on the toilet. Death is always there, always in front of us. The film follows the cycle of life, the rhythm of the city. The British-Austrian duo of Susan Young

Director's BIO

Filmmaker, dancer & set fcompoer, Paul Wenninger directed 2 animated short films using the pixilation (stop motion) technique which have been acclaimed worldwide: Trespass (2012, Premiere in Annecy, over 50 festival selections), Uncanny Valley (2015, over 70 festivals, 14 awards and mentions). Dancer and set designer who received several awards, Paul Wenninger is also a filmmaker. In 1999, with choreographer Loulou Omer, he creates Kabinett ad Co., a platform aimed at artists from various horizons. Recently, Paul Wenninger directed the animated short film Trespass (Austria, 2012), which was acclaimed worldwide. TRESPASS was selected in more than 50 festivals (Viennale 2012, Annecy 2013, DokLeipzig 2013, Alternativa 2013...), was broadcasted on the ORF and Arte Creative, and received several awards including the Special Mention as first film in Annecy Festival. UNCANNY VALLEY is his second short film using the pixilation technique. The film was selected in more than 50 festivals around the world and has been awarded 14 prizes and distinctions. Currently, Paul prepares an animated web-series entitled SWAMP and has just completed a short animated film DEAD RECKONING co-directed by Susan Young.