Martin and Albert met in 1999 at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg. Martin as a student, Albert as a lecturer for stop-motion. Martin and Onni studied together at the Animationsinstitut. Since then, the friends have worked together on several projects, as Martin’s second year film ‘Jimmy’ and his diploma film ‘Eels’. Albert’s film ‘Prinz Ratte’ - a co-production with Trikk17 from Hamburg - has been supervised by Martin as a VFX Supervisor.
Martins and Albert’s films have been screened at over 300 film festivals. The short ‘Blood & Clay’ will be their first project co-directing.
Albert is an expert in stop-motion-animation. He builds miniature sets and durable rigs for the puppets and is an incredible gifted character animator.
Martin is a 3D-artist with decades of experience. He specialised in atmospheric lighting.
Onni Pohl is a extraordinaire talented character animator. In the last years she shifted her focus to rigging and coding. With her background as an animator, she knows exactly what is required for a good rig.
For 'Blood & Clay' she is the technical mastermind behind all the 3D aspects of the production. She developed quick Onnimation Setup - a new, innovative approach to facial animation.