A face is born out of chaos. It struggles to exist. It struggles to find its purpose. It struggles to sit on a chair. In fact, it struggles with a lot of things. But thank god, it’s trying. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

5'20" / 2D Computer Animation / 16:9 FullHD / Switzerland 2022​​​

Special Mention, Animatex 2023
Best Non-Dialogue Award, Sapporo International Short Film Festival, 2023

Fantoche, Baden CH, Sep 2022 (Swiss Competition)
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Winterthur CH, Nov 2022 (Züri Shorts)
Monstra Animated Film Festival, Lisbon PT, Mar 2023 (International Competition)
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor US, Mar 2023 (International Competition)
Moving-Image-Arts Intl. Short Film Festival, Toronto CA, Mar 2023 (International Showcase)
Pictoplasma, Berlin DE, May 2023 (International Showcase)
Mecal Pro, Barcelona ES, June 2023 (Very Short Shorts)
Insomnia Fest, RUS, July 2023 (International Showcase)
Guanajuato International Film Festival, León, San Miguel, Irapuato MX, July 2023 (International Competition)
Marzili-Movie, Bern CH, July 2023 (Swiss Competition)
La Guarimba, Amantea IT, Aug 2023 (International Competition)
Festival del Cinema di Cefalù, Cefalù IT, Sep 2023 (International Competition)
Animatex, Cairo EG, Sep 2023 (International Competition)
Festival de Film d'Animation de Savigny, Savigny CH, Sep 2023 (International Competition)
Linoleum, Kiev UK, Oct 2023 (Special Programme)
Balkanima, Belgrad SRB, Oct 2023 (International Competition)
Experimental Film Guanajuato, Guanajuato MX, Oct 2023 (International Competition)
PÖFF Shorts, Tallinn EE, Nov 2023 (Out of Competition Programe "Night Cinema")
Lugano Animation Days, Lugano CH, Nov 2023 (Swiss Competition)
Experimental Superstars, Novi Sad SRB, Nov 2023 (International Competition)
CINANIMA, Espinho PT, Nov 2023 (International Competition)
Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Flensburg DE, Nov 2023 (Out of Competition)
Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Sapporo JP, Nov 2023 (International Competition)
Animateka, Ljubljana SLO, Nov 2023 (International Competition)
ICONA Ioninan Contemporary Animation Festival, Korfu GR, Dez 2023 (International Competition)
Cardiff Animation Festival, Cardiff UK, Apr 2024 (International Competition)
MIAF Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne AUS, May 2024 (International Competition)

production year: 2022
written, directed & animated by: Frederic Siegel
sounddesign & music by: Frederic Siegel
soundmix by: Thomas Gassmann (Noisy Neighbours)
music excerpt: Spring Song (Mendelssohn) performed by Ohad Ben Ari
produced by: Frederic Siegel, Team Tumult