Breaking Ground offers young filmmakers a stage to present themselves and their work. Below you'll find the films we have programmed at one of our festivals or events so far. Please note this is not a video channel, this is a showcase of interesting films. Would you like us to take an interest in your film, please submit it.

Director: Rémy Schaepman
Institut Sainte Genevieve
Year of production 2007
Genre animation
Length 6'45"

Quidam Dégomme (Sheep on the Roof)

A man is confronted with the change of his day-to-day life following the landing of a sheep on the roof of the house opposite.

Director: Claudia Röthlin
Hochschule Luzern, Design & Kunst
Year of production 2007
Genre animation
Length 4'00"

What's Next?

A kidnapper tries to make a ransom video but misfortunes never come by themselves.

Director: Linde Faas
AKV ST. Joost
Year of production 2008
Genre animation
Length 5'26"

Volgens de Vogels (According to the Birds)

The morning dawn reveals a great grey owl. With  his arrival the birds awake, filling the woods with their sound and movement. Their little Rituals make the forest a rich and powerful place. But as with all things, it only lasts for a moment.

Director: Grzegorz Muskala
Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin
Year of production 2008
Genre fiction
Length 6'00"

Das Mädchen mit den Gelben Strumpfen (The Girl with the Yellow Stockings)

A young couple is spending the day in bed. He asks her, if she wants to marry him.At first she says no.

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