BLIESCHOW – Christoph Sarow (Germany, 2019) 9’38”

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BLIESCHOW – Christoph Sarow (Germany, 2019) 9’38”

DOK Leipzig 2019, Special Mention in the German Competition – Interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin 2019, Anima Mundi Festival 2019, Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film • ITFS 2019, Ottawa International Animation Festival 2019, Bucheon International Animation Festival 2019

Vast plains, colorful sceneries, a red dog, that seems to reach into the sky. This is how Tom experiences summer in Blieschow, his grandfather’s farm. He feels overwhelmed by the exuberance of nature and finds himself in a constant competition with his cousin, who is seemingly better at everything. Envy starts to grow in little Tom. Doing everything to be recognized and loved Tom soon reaches his limits.

Christoph Sarow was born in 1984 in Bergen, Rügen in east Germany. After obtaining his Bachelor in Applied Media Economics, he subsequently worked as an assistant editor, editor and postproduction supervisor for both German and American television stations in Berlin.
Christoph applied to the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and began studying Animation there in 2011.
He has since developed and directed his own 2D animation films in addition to working on other 2D and 3D projects as a concept artist. In his practice semester he worked as an intern at the animation and advertising company Psyop in New York City.
In 2018 Christoph graduated from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.



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