Tricks for Kids 1


26. April 2023    
15:00 - 16:30



The Tricks for Kids competition programme is this year’s gem for our youngest animation fans. Each and every story told through the animated films is as diverse and colourful as our world, life and the people within. Discover exciting new worlds and entertaining events that will make you giggle, but also invite you to experience deeply touching occurences of every day life. Once again centered around animals and humans who overcome challenges and solve problems through the power of friendship and solidarity. Join us on our international expedition and dive into fantastic and real worlds presented through animated film.

Recommended for children aged 4 and older.

Prinzessin Aubergine
Prinzessin AubergineDirector: Dina Velikovskaya / Germany / 2022 / 7:37 min / Screenplay: Dina Velikovskaya / World Sales: CINÉ-LITTÉ Productions

A king and a queen have almost everything, but something is missing. Desperate as they are, they search for the perfect seed to grow a child, but the only thing sprouting is their garden.

Entre deux sœurs
Entre deux sœursDirector: Anne-Sophie Gousset, Clément Céard / France / 2022 / 7:15 min / Screenplay: Anne-Sophie Gousset / Production: Folimage, Les Armateurs / World Sales: Folimage

To be sisters is about a special bond and laughing together. To be sisters is to be propelled by love. But these particular sisters share an extra something a bit different, and that’s absolutely fine.

Our Piggy
Our PiggyDirector: Jaromír Plachý / Czech Republic / 2022 / 2:02 min / Screenplay: Jaromír Plachý / Production: Bionaut Films/ Film Brigade/ Film Break / World Sales: Bionaut Films

Stuffed animals are fun. And Our Piggy’s bear is not just any stuffed animal. He’s great for playing kitchen or doctor.

Trudes Tier - Glückshof
Trudes Tier – GlückshofDirector: Klaus Morschheuser / Germany / 2021 / 6:40 min / Screenplay: Marcus Sauermann / Production: STUDIO SOI FILMPRODUKTION GMBH & CO. KG / Distribution:

Trude and the flatmate are going on a picnic trip. The flatmate already pilfers some sausages from the picnic basket. When the two of them get stuck in traffic jam and halt next to a cattle truck, the Flatmate is struck by pity for the poor pigs. And when Trude explains to him what sausages are made of, the flatmate makes up his mind: He has to do something about this!

Mel Fell
Mel FellDirector: Galen Fott / USA / 2022 / 7:00 min / Screenplay: Corey Tabor / Production: Bigfott Studios / World Sales: Weston Woods Studios

One day, when her Mama bird was away, Mel decided it was time to learn to fly. She had been in the nest long enough. Despite the fears of her cautious siblings, Mel takes to the sky – and plummets. But while a host of tree-dwelling animals tries to intervene, can Mel master the art of flight?

KatzeDirector: Julia Ocker / Germany / 2022 / 3:37 min / Screenplay: Julia Ocker / Distribution:

The cat has an especially delicious recipe: Mouse Soup!

Oggy Oggy - The Ice Cube Dilemma
Oggy Oggy – The Ice Cube DilemmaDirector: Fred Martin, Sandra Derval, Yani Ouabdesselam / France / 2021 / 7:58 min / World Sales: Xilam Animation

Playfulness, adventure and friends are what makes Oggy Oggy’s daily life so fun. Curious and daring, Oggy Oggy is always eager to live new experiences. Some may find that his clumsiness can lead to mistakes, but his fabulous resourcefulness has him achieve great things. His kooky ideas always work! And if he can help a friend along the way: the more the merrier!