Date: 07  / 12 / 2019 I 10:00 – 16:00
Place: neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin, enter via 1st staircase of the front building, limited accessibility / no WCs for people with wheelchair

Fee: 25€
filmArche members, students, owners of Berlinpass, pensioners, people with disabilities: 10€

Registration required:

In English language


Animated documentaries can be a cost-effective means of film production and are suitable for sensitive content. The workshop will present a short theoretical introduction to the topic, the history of animated docs and the most recent trends. We will watch some films with different subjects such as politics, arts and gender. In the second half, the participants make a short animated film in analogue cut-out animation technique. All material required is provided.


Workshop leader:  Zharko Ivanov, jury member 2019

Zharko Ivanov is a languages and literature graduate at the Philology Faculty in Skopje, Macedonia. In 2006 he attended the Film Art College in Sofia, Bulgaria after which he completed a Masters in Cultural Studies at the University of Skopje and a Masters in Animation Film Directing at The University of Audiovisual Arts. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Film and Literature theory focusing on adaptation of literary works into film. He is the president of the Macedonian branch of the International Animated Film Society (ASIFA) and is founder of the production company “Flip Book” with which he has produced more than 20 short animated, documentary and live action films. As a director, his films have been shown at more than 100 festivals around the world and have won more than 15 awards.