The Lonely Orbit

A satellite technician's inability to cope with his solitude causes a chain reaction in space and in his own mind.


Director Bio

Frederic Siegel is a Swiss animation director, visual artist and member of the Zurich-based collective Team Tumult. While expressing his own artistic views in personal short films, illustrations and music, he is also teaching animation basics and producing commercial work and music videos. He graduated in 2015 from the Lucerne School of Art and Design with the film Ruben Leaves which won several awards, including the Swiss Film Award for the best graduation film.

Benjamin Morard is a Zurich-based director, animator and story artist. After graduating from the Lucern School of Art and Design he co-founded the creative collective Team Tumult where he creates commissioned animations and directs short films. His biggest passion however is storyboarding for entertaining visual projects.

Info

  • Directed by:Frederic Siegel & Benjamin Morard
  • Written by:Frederic Siegel
  • Produced by:Marwan Abdalla Eissa
  • Runtime:9 mins
  • Completion Date:March 31, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Switzerland
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:Programme 24
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Irish Premiere
  • Links: Website

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2020 award winners

2020 Award Winners Announced!

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  • 16 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced!

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  • 13 August, 2020

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filmmaker interviews

FNI - Filmmaker Interviews

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  • 12 August, 2020

Film Network Ireland - Still Voices 20 - Filmmaker Interviews

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