by Jadwiga Kowalska
Switzerland, August 2016

A man on a bridge, separated from his love.
Longing to be with her one last time, 
he decides to seek her on the other side.

WRITER, DIRECTOR, ANIMATOR, DESIGNER: Jadwiga Kowalska

FREE AFTER A POEM BY: Johann König

PRODUCTION: Jadwiga Kowalska & Swiss Television SRF

PRODUCER: Jadwiga Kowalska
MUSIC: Christian Aregger, Roland Bucher

SOUNDDESIGN: Thomas Gassmann

SOUNDMIX: Denis Séchaud - Studio MASÉ S.A.

FOLEY ARTIST: Dieter Hebben

ADDITIONAL ANIMATION: Matthias Cuciniello, Florian Grolig

ADDITIONAL PAINT ON CELLS: Conradin Wahl

ADDITIONAL COMPOSITING: Julia Munz, Naomi Homenu

CO-ART DIRECTOR: Ralph Kühne

ANIMATION SUPERVISOR: Andreas Hummel

EDITING: Fee Liechti

SOUND EDITING: Kilian Vilim

VOICE: Patric Gehrig 


SUPPORTED BY: Bundesamt für Kultur BAK, Berner Filmförderung, Luzerner Filmförderung, FUKA Fonds Luzern, Familien Vontobel Stiftung, Migros Kulturprozent | DISTRIBUTION: Jadwiga Kowalska

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DIE BRÜCKE ÜBER DEN FLUSS (2016)

INDEPENDENT SHORT FILMS

Awards:

Die Brücke über den Fluss (2016): 

  • Locarno, Festival del film Locarno, Pardino d’oro per il miglior cortometraggio svizzero 2016 

  • Innerschweizer Filmpreis 2017 

  • Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Prix H.R. Giger «Narcisse» du meilleur court métrage suisse - Prix SSA/Suissimage 2017

  • Trieste, Trieste Science+Fiction - Festival Internazionale della Fantascienza, Méliès d'Argent (Trieste Short Film Nominee for Méliès d'Or) 2017 (Nomination)

  • Special Jury Mention - The European Independent Film Festival 2017

  • Prix de la jeune création cinématographique germanophone - Festival International du Film d'Aubagne 2017

  • ----- Longlisted for the Oscars 2017 ----- 

Festivals:

Die Brücke über den Fluss (2016): 

  • London, 14th Londen Int. Animation Festival, Competition, 01.12 - 10.12.2017

  • Bègles, 27th Les Nuits Magiques - Festival Int. du Film d'Animation, Competition, 29.11. - 10.12.2017

  • Wiesbaden, 30th Exground Filmfest, Competition, 17.11. - 26.11.2017

  • Recife (Brasil), 8th Animage - Int. Animation Festival of Pernambuco, Competition, 24.11 - 03.12.2017

  • Krakow, 24th Int. Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Anima competition, 21.11 - 26.11.2017

  • Trieste, Trieste Science & Fiction Festival, 31.10. - 05.11.2017

  • Bern, 15th Shnit Worldwide Shortfilm Festival, Bärner Platte, 18.10 - 22.10.2017

  • York, 7h Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Official Selection, 08.11. - 12.11.2017

  • Sapporo, 12th Sapporo Int. Short Film Festival, Competition, 05.10. - 09.10.2017

  • Bucharest, 12th Anim'Est Int. Animation Film Festival, Competition, 29.09. - 08.-10.2017

  • Reykjavik, 15th Reykjavik Int. Film Festival, Official Selection, 28.09. - 08.10.2017

  • Girona, 29th Girona Film Festival, Spain, Experimental Art Film Section, Competition, 27.09. - 30.09.2017

  • Bristol, 23rd Encounters Film Festival, Competition, 19.09. - 24.09.2017

  • London, 22nd Portobello Film Festival, Official Selection, 31.08. - 17.09.2017

  • Montréal, 4th Montréal Int. Animation Film Festival – ANIMAZE, Competition, 17.08. - 20.08.2017

  • Seoul, 21st SICAF Seoul Int. Cartoon & Animation Festival, Competition, 26.07. - 30.07.2017

  • Neuchâtel, 17th Neuchâtel Int. Fantastic Film Festival, Competition, 30.06 - 08.07.2017

  • Trieste, 18th Maremetraggio International Shorts Film Festival, Italy, Competition, 01.07. - 08.07.2017

  • Melbourne, International Animation Festival MIAF, Australia, Competition, 18.06.– 25.06.2017

  • Brooklyn, 20th Brooklyn Film Festival, USA, Competition, 02.06 - 11.06.2017

  • Lenzing, 44th Festival of Nations, Austria, Competition, 02.06. - 0.8.06.2017

  • Ljubljana, International SHORT Film Festival, Slovenia, Competition, 12.06 - 14.06.2017

  • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, 27th Filmkunstfest, Germany, Competition, 02.05. - 07.05.2017 

  • Woodward, Twister Alley Film Festival, USA, Official Selection - Midnight Shorts: Delightfully weird, dark and/or twisted Short Films, 27.04. - 29.04.2017

  • San Lorenzo, Festival de Cine de San Lorenzo, Paraguay, Competition, 14.04. - 17.04.2017

  • Paris, 12th ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival, France, Competition, 21.04. - 23.04.2017

  • Aubagne, 18e Festival International du Film d'Aubagne, Competition, 20.03.2017 – 25.03.2017

  • Valparaíso, Festival Internacional de Cine del Cono Sur, Chile, Competition, 20.03. - 23.03.2017

  • Lisboa, 16th Monstra Lisboa Animated Film Festival, Competition, 16.03.2017 – 26.03.2017 

  • Saguenay, 21e Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay, Competition, 15.03.2017 – 19.03.2017 

  • Athens, 12th Animfest Athens, Greece, Competition, 16.03, - 22.03.2017

  • Lleida, 21st Mostra internacional de cinema d'animacio de Catalunya, official Competition - shorts 3 - adults, 02.03.2017 – 05.03.2017 

  • Cairo, 10th International Animation Forum, Egypt, Competition, 16.02.2017

  • Sarajevo, 33rd International Festival Sarajevo "Sarajevo Winter", Bosnia and Herzegovina, Competition, 14.02. - 21.03.2017

  • Saarbrücken, 38. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken, Official Selection, 23.01.2017 – 29.01.2017 

  • Solothurn, 52. Solothurner Filmtage, Official Selection, 19.01.2017 – 26.01.2017 

  • Bondi Beach, 26th Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Competition, 06.01.2017 – 15.01.2017 

  • Chhatrapati, Shivaji International Film Festival, India, Competition, 24.12. - 25.12.2016

  • Ljubljana, 13th International Animated Film Festival Animateka, Competition, 05.12.2016 – 11.12.2016 

  • Montréal, Les 15es sommets du cinéma d'animation de Montréal, Competition, 23.11.2016 – 27.11.2016 

  • Genève, 11e Festival international du film d'animation Animatou, Competition, 06.10.2016 – 14.10.2016 

  • Baden, Fantoche 14. Internationales Festival für Animationsfilm Baden, Competition, 06.09.2016 – 11.09.2016 

  • Locarno, 69° Festival del film Locarno, Competition, 03.08.2016 – 13.08.2016