Gerd Gockell, Hanover
Gerd Gockell was born in 1960 in Darmstadt. From 1980–87 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Brunswick and later worked as a freelance animator for HR-Hessischer Rundfunk TV Frankfurt. In 1988 he moved to London and worked on several film projects, and in 1990 he founded Anigraf ﬁ lm production with Kirsten Winter in Hanover. Gockell has held various teaching appointments since 1992, including the Academy of Fine Arts in Brunswick, Ngee Ann Polytechnics in Singapore and the Academy of Fine Arts in Kassel. Since 2002 he is Head of the Animation Department at the Lucerne School of Art and Design, and since 2007 member of the Executive Board of the Animation Department. Gockell lives and works in Hanover and Lucerne.
Optical Percussion 2008, 4' | Restored Weekend 2004, co-director Kirsten Winter, 4' (Gold Plaque – Best Short Experimental Film, Chicago International Film Festival) | Kampf dem Kino 2002, co-director Ute Heuer, 5' | K.Ü.S.S.E. 2001, co-director Ute Heuer, 4' | Muratti & Sarotti 2000, 80' | The Innocent Abroad 1998, 10' | Tossing Pies 1995, 3' | Miles, So What! 1993, 4' | Busy Body – Das Interesse am Nachbarn war nie grösser 1991, 5' (2nd prize Kurzfilmtage Verden) | Crofton Road SE5 1990, 5' (1st Prize International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the German Film Critics Prize) | Get Out 1987, 5'
Best of Lucerne Animation
Wednesday, 9 December
18:00 at stattkino
Lucerne Animation presents Lucerne Stories
Friday, 11 December
12:00 at Bourbaki 2