Propellerbird Video

The Propellerbird / L’oiseaux á propulsion / L’oiseaux á réaction

Three little sparrows are trying to chant their song, but are constantly interrupted by a strange fellow, a big grey bird with a bagpack propeller…

Drei kleine Vögelein versuchen auf einer Waldlichtung ihr Lied zu singen, bekommen jedoch unerwarteten Besuch…

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 Propeller Bird won the following awards:

PleinLaBobine Sancy Film Festival for Young People 2006: School Jury Prize for Best Short Film & Public’s Choice Award for Best Short Film

International Film Festival for Children and Young People in Armenia 2006: Prize for Best Animation Film


Propeller Bird has been shown on following festivals:

Giffoni Film Festival Berlinale, Generation London Children Film Festival Hiroshima Animation Festival …

and over other 56 festivals worldwide


Full Credits
©Hinke/Locher/Raabe/Scheiffele 2004/2005 Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Idee: Jan Locher, Thomas Hinke Directed by : Jan Locher and Thomas Hinke Storyboard: Jan Locher Coloration: Carolin Ast, Jan Locher, Thomas Hinke Sounddesign: Carsten Raabe, Thomas Hinke animation 3 sparrows: Jan Locher, Thomas Hinke Animation PV: Thomas Hinke Producer: Frieder Scheiffele Musik : Carsten Raabe Vogelstimmen: Thomas Hinke back <<<