Real gems can be found in garbage. Tier is happy to collect all those free items that other people don’t care about anymore. Only his flatmate Trude is not too happy about his discoveries when tires, canisters and other rubbish all end up in their apartment. Hording or Kondo? What will it be? The episode “Sperrmüll” airs this Sunday on Kika and das Erste. It’s also available in the broadcaster’s media library.
Trude’s flatmate hurt his finger. Now, he is looking for help in a hospital. He befriends a boy who’s also not feeling well. But that boy’s sickness is not visible. Trude’s flatmate realizes that a quick fix with a band-aid won’t do the trick. The show “Sendung mit der Maus” is presenting this episode within a TV-special focussing on children’s mental health this Sunday on “Kika” and “Das Erste”. The episode was awarded with a Robert-Geißendorfer-Preis in 2019. In Germany you can also watch the episode online.
Tier has a real sweet tooth. Be it desserts, candies or chocolate bars: all make him really excited. Trude is certainly not happy when her dad visits them – fully loaded with piles of cake. But before she can intervene, Tier already takes his more than fair share. Oh dear dad! Watch Tier’s reaction this Sunday in “Sendung mit der Maus” on German TV.
Tonight the final of this year’s European Championship is taking place at Wembley arena where English and Italian boys celebrate their finest skills. When Tier’s enthusiastic neighbor Axel tries to teach him a lesson on how to kick the ball like a pro, Tier couldn’t care less. It decides not to waste its evening with a tosser and bottler but rather prefers to kick the ball in his backyard where football never has left.
Each year public broadcaster ARD awards productions of high quality and an innovative approach. We are happy to say that this year our series “Trude’s Flatmate” and our short film “Swipe Swipe” were honored with this award.
This years’ edition of Stuttgart’s animation festival ITFS is starting online today. You can find all information you need to watch the programs on the festival’s website. We are happy to be part of it with five of our films: SWIPE SWIPE by Bummelkasten, Shadi and Johannes, “Fireworks” and “Klickhit”, two episodes of TRUDE’s FLATMATE directed by Klaus and Johannes, our first episode of RICO & OSKAR “Alles Banane”, directed by Micha and one episode of BOOTS & PAWS “Nicht gesund” directed by Klaus & Moni.
Everybody wants to score highest at miniature golf. But it’s only fun if all are playing fair. Trude and Tier can agree on that. Still sometimes you need to bend the rules a little to improve your game. See how Trude and her flatmate Tier do just that this Sunday in “Sendung mit der Maus”.
To celebrate the 50th birthday of “Sendung mit der Maus” broadcaster WDR is going to air a selection of films that represent the last decade. Two of studio soi’s shorts have made the cut: One episode of Trude’s Flatmate from 2013 where Tier nicks an excavator from a construction site. The other one is “Swipe Swipe”, a music clip from 2019. You can watch both on Sunday, March, 7th at 8:30 am on DAS ERSTE. The Trude episode is also available in our youtube playlist.
Last year we finished our 26th episode of “Trudes Tier”. A full chapter came to an end. But since Trude and her flatmate still seem to have much going on, Marcus Sauermann is already writing about their new adventures. Looks like they’re up to a trip to the countryside next. If you are in Germany, all recent episodes can be watched on ARD mediathek as well as on Amazon Prime. For more information on Trude and her flatmate check our webpage. We’ll let you know once the new episodes air.
The traditional lantern processions this year will have to be a bit smaller. But even if it’s just you and your family: a walk in the dark can still be quite exciting. Or what about baking the traditional gingerbread man? As long as you manage to share it with your family members. This Sunday you can watch the episode, where Tier, Trude and their guest have their own experience of how to celebrate St. Martin.The episode will be shown in “Sendung mit der Maus” on das Erste and KiKa.
This year a lot of film festivals had to be canceled. That also seemed to apply to Germany’s biggest children’s film festival The Golden Sparrow. A cancellation would have been especially sad for us since three of our films got selected. But thanks to their festival team the bird will finally twitter in the golden summer of Erfurt and Gera 2020 from September 20th to 26th! If you want to watch “Swipe, Swipe”, “Trude’s Flatmate” and “Rasmus Klump” on the big screen find out more on the Golden Sparrow’s website.
Stuttgart’s Animation festival will happen online this year. The festival takes place from the 5th to the 10th of May. We are thrilled that two of our productions are part of the program. The episode “Not Healthy” of our TV-series Boots and Paws and the episode “Klickhit” of Trude’s Flatmate will be streamed. You can get your tickets here if you are up for it!