At first the mysterious black ship seems to be a rescuer from the stormy sea. But soon the rescued castaway starts to realize the purpose of the expedition. And the ship irresistibly follows its course southwards.

My graduation film at the school of arts and design Kassel. Based loosely on the short story of the same titel by A.E. Poe.

9 min, 3D Computer Animation, 2010, FSK ab 6, Praedikat besonders wertvoll

Animation: Federico Martin, Florian Grolig
Design Props: Sebastian Stamm
Additional Modelling: Julian Vavrovsky
Fluid Simulation: Marcus Feist
Sound Design: Tobias Boehm

FBW Praedikat besonders wertvoll/
Dok Leipzig/ Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest/ Animated Dreams Tallinn/ Animabasauri/ Black & White Festival/ Imaginaria Filmfestival/ IKFF Hamburg/ Avanca (Special Mention Best Animation Film)/ First Steps Award - Nomination Best Short Film/ Open Cinema - VII International Short and Animation Film Festival / Anibar International Animation Festival/ 20min|max Ingoldstadt/ Filmfest Eberswalde/ Ojai Film Festival/ 13. Internationales Trickfilm-Wochenende Wiesbaden/ Flensburger Kurzfilmtage/ Kinofest/ Interfilm - 27. Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Berlin/ 23. Istanbul International Short Film Festival/ Athens Animfest (3rd prize Student Competition)/ Monstra – Lisbon Animated Film Festival / 8th Berlin International Directors Lounge/ First Motion International Festival Cyprus/ Shortcutz Berlin/ 14. Int. Animation Festival Hiroshima/ XI Open St.Petersburg Student Film Festival BEGINNING