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Thomas Stellmach

Thomas Stellmach (*1965 in Straubing, Germany) is animation director, producer, author and animator. Amongst 50 international awards for his independent productions, in 1997 he received the Academy award (Oscar®) for the stop-motion film Quest. He studied animation with the cartoon artist and professor Paul Driessen at the Kassel Academy of Arts (Kunsthochschule Kassel). In 2000, after completion of his artistic studies, he founded together with two partners the animation studio “Lichthof – Film & Animation” in Kassel and until 2008 he produced for TV and advertising. At the beginning of 2009 Stellmach left the company to focus his work on artistic animation projects. Virtuos Virtuell (Virtuoso Virtual, 2013) is his first independent film after the study.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
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Virtuos Virtuell

Germany | Apr 2013 | 7:22
In synchronism to the music, abstract ink drawings ‘grow’ in the interplay of curiosity, timid encounters, dynamic pursuits and confrontation.
23 awards
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