THE ANIMAL

pauline-kortmann

pauline-kortmann

Director, Animator, Illustrator

Pauline was born in Berlin. After an apprenticeship as digital media designer at a children's computer game company she studied Animation at Film and Television Academy (HFF) „Konrad Wolf“ in Potsdam-Babelsberg from 2004-2010. Since then she works free-lance as animator, director and illustrator.

FILMOGRAPHY
  • 2011
    Frog Weather

    2D computer drawn animation

  • 2008
    Chicken Wings

    2D drawn animation

WORK SAMPLES

Rico, Oskar und die Tieferschatten - Titles

Opening Titles Drawn 1:43 min © Lieblingsfilm 2014
Animation directed by Pauline Kortmann
Title sequence for the feature film "Rico, Oskar und der Tieferschatten"
  • Producer: Lieblingsfilm
  • Concept: Jakob Schuh, Neele Leana Vollmer
  • Animation Director, Producer: Pauline Kortmann
  • Compositing: Jan Koester
  • Animation Cleanup: Veronica Solomon
  • Backgrounds: Peter Schössow
  • Additional Backgrounds: Sebastian Koch

AT THE BAKERY

Animated Intro Cut-Out 2:00 min © Talking Animals 2011
Directed by Pauline Kortmann & Sonja Rohleder
Client: Stories Unlimited, Handwerkskammer Potsdam
It's the intro for an image film made by Stories Unlimited for the Handwerkskammer Potsdam (HWK). Follow the apprentice boy Sandro on his HKW organised trip to itlay, where he's learning to make Ciabatta.
 

Froschwetter

short film 2D computer drawn animation 5:45 min © HFF Konrad Wolf & P. Kortmann 2011
Directed by Pauline Kortmann
It’s hot. The weather frog is alarmed: if what the kids say is true, terrible things could happen to the climate! What exactly, the poor frog learns the hard way.
FESTIVALS:
  • Giffoni Film Festival
  • Filmfest München
  • Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth
  • Goldener Spatz Deutsches Kinder-Medien-Festival
  • interfilm 27. Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Berlin
  • DOK Leipzig
  • Cork Film Festival
  • ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth
  • Monstra - Lisbon Animated Film Festival
  • Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
  • Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
   
AWARDS:
  • Audience Award at Neustrelitzer Naturfilmfestival
  • Honorable mention at SCHLINGEL - Internationales Filmfestival für Kinder und junges Publikum
   

Chicken Wings

short film 2D drawn animation 5:45 min © HFF Konrad Wolf 2008
Directed and animated by Pauline Kortmann
A Cowgirl and a Werewolf travelling the Wild West find a chicken. A fight about its appropriate use makes them forget the danger around.
  • Producer: Martin Lischke
AWARDS:
  • 1st prize German Shortfilm Contest at Exground Filmfestival 2008
  • Goldener Spatz for best animation film at Goldener Spatz 2009
  • MovieSquad Junior Jury Award at Holland Animation Film Festival 2009
  • Best Animated Film at Baltimore Women's Film Festival 2009
  • FBW-Prädikat: besonders wertvoll
FESTIVALS:
  • Annecy International Animation Festival
  • International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart
  • Giffoni Film Festival
  • International Animation Festival Melbourne
  • Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Film Festival

Time Context

Image Film 3D Computer 3:27 min 2016
Directed by Pauline Kortmann and Jan Koester
Image film for a data organizing software, Time Context.
IMAGE GALLERY