Nina Gantz

Name: Nina Gantz
School: National Film & Television School
Country: UK

Nina Gantz was born in Amsterdam and grew up in Rotterdam. Her graduation film from the St Joost in Breda Art School, Zaliger, went on to be selected at 37 festivals including the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival and the Sichuan Festival in China where it was awarded the Golden Panda for Best Student Film.

Director: Nina Gantz
Year of production 2010
Genre animation
Length 3'38"


An animation about loss and inconsolability. There is a shower, but no towel, a plate but no breakfast. There is tea, but no cup. A man who had lost his balance.

Shown at

March 2011 Breaking Shorts
16-20 March 2011 BG @ student film festivals
17-20 March 2011 BG @ student film festivals
10-16 September 2011 BG @ student film festivals
11-14 November 2010 BG @ student film festivals
October 2010 Breaking Ground NL
Director: Nina Gantz
Year of production 2015
Genre Animation
Length 10'


An oddball character with cannibalistic urges slips through floors into the past and the deepest parts of his psyche, in pursuit of self-understanding.

Shown at

April 2016 Breaking Shorts


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