In the summer 2018 the Ministry of Justice and for Europe Baden-Württemberg together with the International Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart (ITFS) / Film- und Medienfestival gGmbH initiated a competition for students, postgraduate and start-ups in Baden-Württemberg to produce a short film that celebrates the European idea and union. Director Shadi Adib developed a pitch together with her companion Michael Logar and got selected. Shadi decided to produce her film together with Studio Soi. Ode had its premiere at the International Trickfilmfestival in Stuttgart on April 30th 2019.
The complete film is available on youtube.
The director was interviewed for the radio show studio 9. The article as well as the audio file are available in German here: