Program 2021

Please notice that the program could be changed without further notice.

Trollywood Animation Festival - digital edition

Please note, times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST/UTC +2). Current time in Sweden below

Day 1

Thursday, May 6

12:45 - 13:00

Festival room opens

13:00 - 13:10

Opening ceremony

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

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Our moderator Ben Mowbray will open the fifth Trollywood Animation FestivalHide
13:10 - 13:55

Animation at Toca Boca – animating for a playful generation

By Jonas Laurell Character Animator

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This is a talk about animating games for a younger audience. About the opportunities and struggles when animating for interactive media towards an audience that is not seeing things from the same perspective than you.It’s a talk about inclusiveness, creativity, humour and how to always look for fun and play.Hide
14:00 - 14:45

Stop Motion Filmmaking

By Anna Mantzaris Animation director

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A talk about my work and the process and challenges of making my films. I will also talk about my career journey, from first being an animator and now working as a director. Hide
15:00 - 15:15

Presentation of this year’s animated short film program

By Karin Drake Animator, film curator, and video buff

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Karin Drake will present the short film program which is running parallell to festival.Hide
15:15 - 16:00

Anthropomorphic stop motion

By Niki Lindroth von Bahr Artist and director

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Niki talks about her success story as a director of short films.
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16:00 - 16:45

The Death, The Animator and The Corona

By Lasse Persson Animator, director and film producer

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I will be talking about me, about Corona and about Death. That is about my latest film "Corona på kylskåpet" (Corona on the Fridge) and the film I am working with now, "Rädd för döden" (Scared About Death). And about myself as an animator/director in small and slighter larger circumstances.Hide
17:00 - 17:30

Information about SAAVA – Swedish Animation & Visual Arts

By SAAVA Swedish Animation And Visual Arts

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We'd like to invite you to get to know SAAVA, an association working to connect animators all over Sweden! Get a sneak peek at the livestreamed lectures we have planned for 2021, share your hopes for the post-pandemic times, and join us for a nostalgic look at some of the things SAAVA have gotten up to.Hide
17:30 - 18:00

Social activity

18:00 - 18:45

On Creative Longevity

By Tuna Bora Illustrator/animation director

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This interactive conversation offers an alternative perspective on our creative timeline, and subverts common judgements around success, skills, and priorities around our creative output.Hide
19:00 - 19:55

Flattening The Curve: VFX to Concept Art

By Colie Wertz Concept and VFX artist,

19:55 - 20:00

Closing the first festival day

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

Day 2

Friday, May 7

12:45 - 13:00

Festival room opens

13:00 - 13:05

Opening – day two

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

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Our moderator Ben Mowbray will introduce the second day of the festivalHide
13:05 - 13:50

Breaking the 4th wall; the making of AC Valhalla cinematic

By Emnet Mulugeta Director

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Get a peek into the Director's process of making a norm breaking cinematic; the Assassin's Creed Valhalla TVC by director Emnet Mulugeta of Goodbye Kansas Studios.
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14:00 - 14:45

Nordic feature film co-production

By Linda Hambäck Director, Petter Lindblad Producer, Snowcloud Films

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THE APE STAR tells the story about orphan girl Jonna that is adopted by an unusual mother, a gorilla! Based on a popular book, hear director Linda Hambäck and producer Petter Lindblad share stories of the journey from concept to finalizing the production during a pandemic. The film is a co-production between SE/NO/DK, LEE Film, Mikrofilm and Nørlum, with Trollhättan-based Dockhus Animation responsible for more than half of the production.Hide
15:00 - 15:45

The making of Spyflugan Astrid

By Emma Lidström Producer

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16:00 - 17:00

Social activity

17:00 - 18:00

GLITCH, new animation focused-digital subscription service

By Daniella Gallegos Content Acquisition Manager, Glitch, Florencia Malena Editorial & Curation Manager, Glitch

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GLITCH is the world’s first SVOD platform focused exclusively on animated storytelling. It is also the world’s first multiformat service bringing movies, shorts and podcasts together in one spot. In this session we will get a presentation and hear the story behind GLITCH.Hide
18:00 - 18:45

VFX, making the impossible, reality

By Chris Cook CG Build Supervisor, DNEG

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19:00 - 19:45

An interview with Brenda Chapman

By Brenda Chapman Writer/Director

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Have you ever wondered what happened to the classical helpless princess waiting for prince charming to arrive? Join us and uncover the story and challenges of a brave woman that moved the princess into this century.

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19:55 - 20:00

Closing the second festival day

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

Day 3

Saturday, May 8

09:45 - 10:00

Festival room opens

10:00 - 10:05

Opening of day 3

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

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Our dear moderator will walk us through the final day of the FestivalHide
10:05 - 10:50

An interview with independent filmmaker Malin Erixon

By Malin Erixon Director, animator and scriptwriter

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This interview will  reveal how malin works, her process and her current work. We will also talk about the reactions on her latest series "Sällskapet"Hide
11:00 - 11:45

Fight for your right

By Ola Schubert Artist and Copyright defender

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Ola will focus on the copyright section, how important it is and what it means. The difference between one's rights and the amount of working hours spent. He will share his experiences from the lawsuit that arose during his work with "Babblarna".Hide
12:00 - 12:45

An Animator’s timeline

By Binal Shah Animation Lead, Industrial Light & Magic

13:00 - 13:45

How to become a storyboard artist and how to make a storyboard

By Anna Syvertsson Storyboard artist, Hanna K Nyström Storyboard artist

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Anna and Hanna will talk about how they started as storyboard artists and the process of making a storyboardHide
14:00 - 14:45

Working in character design for animation

By Matthieu Cousin Character Designer

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Mathieu will talk about his process of being hired and working in character design for animation.Hide
14:45 - 15:00

Closing the festival

By Ben Mowbray Moderator, 3D generalist and designer

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Ben will close Trollywood Animation Festival 2021Hide