THE ANIMAL

alexander-pohl

alexander-pohl

Animation Director, 3D Artist

Born 1978 in Munich Alexander Pohl moved to Berlin in 2001 to study at the Film Academy HFF Konrad Wolf in Potsdam. With his backround in handmade drawings and paintings he specialized in 3D computer animation to combine the advantages of both - analog and digital. 2008 he graduated with his short film Trickster which was part of over 50 festivals worldwide and won several awards. 2014 he co-founded the VFX & Animation Studio Lumatic.

FILMOGRAPHY
  • 1999
    Time

    Director,3D Animation,colour,5 min

  • 2002
    Errare Humanum Est

    Director,3D Animation,colour,5 min

  • 2008
    Trickster

    Director,3D Animation,colour,15 min

  • 2011
    Flamingo Pride

    Set Design/Matte Painter

  • 2013
    Feuchtgebiete

    Digital Set Design/Matte Painter

  • 2014
    Mara und der Feuerbringer

    Lighting Lead, Senior Matte Painting and Environment Artist

  • 2015
    Er ist wieder da

    Digital Set Design/Matte Painter

WORK SAMPLES

Secrets of the Moon – Opener

Logo Animation, 2:06 min, © Alexander Pohl 2014
Directed by Alexander Pohl
A short opener to visualize the logo of the independent metal band “secrets oft the moon”. Idea and realization by Alexander Pohl. Music by Michał Krajzcok.

NIKE JUST BE

SHORT FILMCOMPUTER ANIMATION3D1:00 MIN© 2010 adNAU
Directed  by Tino Schaedler VFX by Alexander Pohl
The energy flow generated through yoga asanas becomes spatially & visually manifest in increasing scale, from molecular level blood cells to the distinctive surrounding architecture, in this Nike spec commercial.  

TRICKSTER

SHORT FILMCOMPUTER ANIMATION3D15 MIN© 2008 HFF KONRAD WOLF
Realized by Alexander Pohl
The Protagonist, the Auguste, projected onto a huge screen of a pitoresque cinema as a metaphor for the subconscious mind of the audience undergoes an existantial development dreaming of his counterpart the whiteface clown and finally finding his true identity the immortal archetype of the Trickster.  

QU´ EST-CE QUE MONSIEUR TESTE? extract

VIDEO INSTALLATIONCOMPUTER ANIMATION3D30 SEK© 2011
Written and directed  by Frank Gessner VFX realisation by Alexander Pohl
VFX sequence for the art videoinstalation QU´ EST-CE QUE MONSIEUR TESTE?  
Written and directed by: Prof. Frank Gessner
VFX realisation: Alexander Pohl

Flamingo Pride

short film3D animation6:00 min© Tomer Eshed 2011
Directed by Tomer Eshed
Trailer Concept & Editing Jens Prausnitz
  • Director: Tomer Eshed
  • Technical Director, Producer: Dennis Rettkowski
  • Cinematography: Olaf Aue
  • Set Design: Jan Schneider

FEUCHTGEBIETE - Opening Sequence

Animated Title Sequence 3D Computer Graphics 1:23 min 2013
  • Opening title sequence for the german feature "Feuchtgebiete"
  • Animation by TALKING ANIMALS
  • Directed by David Wnendt
  • Produced by Rommelfilm - 2013
   

 
  • Graphic Design: Ines Gomes Ferreira
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