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CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST KNOCKING ON OUR DOORS

In the course of the last stressfull weeks before the Christmas holidays, the ZDF shows two of our short films as part of the children’s series ‘Siebenstein’. It starts with ‘The Princess, the Prince and the green-eyed Dragon’ on December 1st. Our first short film ‘Torvald and the fir tree’ will be shown on December 12th. Both episodes start at 6 am.

IT’S A SOI CHRISTMAS ON GERMAN TV

On Sunday as part of the children’s show Siebenstein our very first shortfilm “Torvald und der Tannenbaum” will be shown at 10:35 am on KiKa in HD.

In the morning of the 24th the ZDF will show our half-hour-special “Der Güffelo” at 10:10 am
followed at 10:40 by “Das Grüffelokind” which airs for the first time on German television.

Have a HAPPY CHRISTMAS everyone!

“TORVALD UND DER TANNENBAUM” SELECTED FOR “GOLDENER SPATZ”

We’re proud to hear that Soi’s “Torvald und der Tannenbaum”, a special for German Broadcaster ZDF has been selected for Germany’s ”GoldenerSpatz”. The “Goldener Spatz”, Germany’s most prestigious Children’s Film Festival takes place biannually in Gera and Erfurt. The screenings of “Torvald” will be on April, 25th at 9.00 am in Gera, and on May, 5th at 9.00am in Erfurt.

SOI AT THE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL IN ANNECY

The results for the official selection of the International Animated Film Festival in Annecy have been announced. We are proud to see that “Annie and Boo” by Soi’s represented director Johannes Weiland will be shown in the students’ competition. Soi’s 2004 short “Strasse der Spezialisten” will be screened within the panorama and “Torvald und der Tannenbaum” by Michael Sieber and Jakob Schuh can be seen in the TV-special section.

TORVALD: PRODUCTION HAS STARTED

Studio Soi has started production on “TORVALD”, a 7min. Christmas-special about the smallest lumberjack in town, his wife, and the biggest Christmas tree on earth. Commissioned by German broadcaster ZDF, scripted by Marcus Sauermann, and co-directed by Michael Sieber and Jakob Schuh, the (classically animated) tale of love and height will be aired Christmas 2004.