Animation Comedy – The Presentation of the German Voice Actor Award

THU, 24.4./8 PM

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) presents the German Voice Actor Award to the best original voice actor or the best dubbing artist in an animated feature film. For the first time, the awards ceremony takes place in cooperation with the Renitenztheater, Stuttgart's oldest cabaret theatre, during the “Animation Comedy” event.

The event features musical entertainment and offers interaction with the artists; it is hosted by Christoph Sieber, a cabaret artist, comedian, and author who has won many awards himself. Fritz Kuhn, the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart will present the award to the winner.

The following nominees for the German Voice Actor Award will take the stage of the Renitenztheater:

Anna Thalbach: “The Little Ghost“ (Germany 2013). The actress and audiobook narrator born in 1973 has already received the “Max Ophüls Preis” and the “Deutscher Fernsehpreis” for her acting; by voicing the title character of “The Little Ghost” in the German original she made her debut as a voice actress in an animated film.

Ilja Richter
: “Monsters University“ (USA 2013). The actor, dubbing artist and television presenter born in 1952 has already lent his voice to numerous animated characters; his previous projects include “The Lion King” (1994) and “Waltz with Bashir” (2008). He is now nominated for his role as the German voice of “Michael 'Mike' Glotzkowski” in “Monsters University”.

Josefine Preuß: „Epic“ (USA 2013). Born in 1986, actress Josefine Preuß is best known for her role in the award-winning pre-prime-time serial “Turkish for Beginners” (2005-2008). She has previous experience as a voice artist for animated film ("Hotel Transylvania") and is now nominated for her voice role as “Mary Katherine” in the German-language version of “Epic”.

The exceptional humorist Loriot has made a posthumous contribution to the programme of the gala event: Hayo Freitag, a German director of animated films (“Werner“, “Käpt’n Blaubär“, etc.) will present the Loriot-animatic “Das Ei”; Loriot, the great German humorist himself had still been involved in the development.

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