“jeijay” is a short stop-motion film and the second short film made in collaboration with filmmaker Petra Stipetic.
The film begins where most romantic movies end. The short film is about two people who try to repress the slow but inevitable decay of their relationship. Feeling isolated in their own little home, more and more of the happy facade of their love life comes crumbling down. The profound melancholia of the subject is captured in little everyday moments that are intertwined with dreamlike sequences. The film has been awarded the "Prädikat besonders wertvoll" by the official German film and media rating agency.
33. Filmfest Dresden - Nationaler Wettbewerb (GER) 2021, Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt 2021 (GER), FISH Festival 2021 (GER), ITFS - Internationales Trickfilmfest Stuttgart - Young Animation (GER) 2021, MONSTRA Festival of Animation Lisbon 2021 (PRT), Animafest Zagreb 2021 (CRO), BLON Animation and Games Festival 2021 (LT), Festival of Animation Berlin 2021 (GER), 17th Monterrey Int. Film Festival 2021 (MEX), Encounters Film Festival 2021 (UK), Festival Stop Motion Montréal (CAN), Cardiff Animation 2021 (CAN), Porto Femme Int. Film Festival 2021 (POR), Dokfest Kassel 2021 (GER), Animateka 2021 (SLO), Tricky Women (A), Cannes Shorts 2022 (FR)
Goldener Reiter der Jugendjury - National Competition (33. Filmfest Dresden 2021)
PEER RABEN MUSIC AWARD 2021 - Special Mention
Cannes Shorts 2022 - Best Animation Film (FR)
Concept/Direction/Animation - Maren Wiese and Petra Stipetic
Sounddesign - Christian Wittmoser
Music - Thomas Höhl
funded by Hessen Film und Medien our startnext supporters