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Animals United

First 3D-stereocopic feature film made in Germany

my role, what I did:

  • character and cloth design and modeling
  • cloth - setup and dynamic simulation
  • dynamics & fx

project information:

Ambient Entertainment, Constantin Film - 2010: Konferenz der Tiere (international title Animals United) was released on October 7th 2010. It is the fourth production by Ambient Entertainment and the first German stereoscopic animation feature film. Based on the famous children's book by Erich Kästner it became the second most successfull German production in 2010.

AnimalsUnited 06INTERNATIONAL RELEASED 2010 - Released in:
USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia & New Zealand, Scandinavia, Iceland, Belgien, Luxemburg, Holland, Switzerland, Greece, Portugal, Turkey, the Middle East, South Africa, Bulgaria, Croatia & Slovenia, Czech & Slovak Rep., Poland, Romania, Hong Kong & China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Latin America

A group of animals waiting for the annual floods they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats, have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavor to save the delta and send a message to the humans not to interfere with nature.

Awards & Nominations:

  • 2010: Bavarian Film Award (Winner Best Children's Film, "Animals United")
  • 2011: German Film Award (Runner-Up Best Children's Film, "Animals United")
  • 2011: Goldener Spatz (Best Children's Film, Winner: "Animals United")
  • 2011: FBW "Prädikat besonders wertvoll", awarded by an independent jury ("Animals United")


Animals United - Some Shots where I have been deeply involved


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Ralf Hietel