CV – Merlin Flügel
Born 1987 in Naila, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Part of the Animation Collective GOGO TANDA
Cofounder of Sweat&Tears Animation Filmfest Frankfurt, Germany


Education
2017 Graduation at University of Art and Design Offenbach a. M., Germany
2012 Intership at Studio FILM BILDER (Andreas Hykade).
2016-2017 lecturer at University of Art and Design Offenbach, Prof. Alex Oppermann.


Workshops
2015 „Experimental Narration“ Workshop at Vkratze! in Wolgograd, Russia. Invited by Robert Bosch Stiftung and Goethe Institute
2018 „Animation Camp Workshop“ at KLASSEKLASSE, Prof. Eike König
2019 „the world is open for play“ – Workshop at Nanjing University of the Arts (China) invited by NUA and Goethe Institute Beijing


Awards
Jury Award – Festival d’Animation Annecy 2019 (Graduation Section)
FBW Special Prize – INTERFILM BERLIN, Germany
Best Experimental Animation – CUTOUT FEST, MEXICO
FAZIT Award 2015 – FAZIT-STIFTUNG, Germany
Short Tiger Award – Next Generation Short Tiger 2013
Dr. Marschner Award 2012 – Marschner Foundation
Best Narrative Award 2012 – Fulldome Fest UK
Students-Nightlife-Award 2011 – FH KIEL
Visual Liszt Award 2011 (second place) – Fulldome Festival Jena


Screenings (Selection)
Berlinale Shorts Competition – 63. international Filmfest Berlin (Germany), 22nd Philadelphia Film Festival (USA), MIFF (Australia), ITFS (Germany), 14. Int. Animation Festival Hiroshima 2012 (Educational Film Market, Japan) LIAF (UK) and many more.

Features on his work
The RE:ART blog

Contact

Merlin Flügel
hello(at)merlinfluegel.de
www.facebook.com/merlin.fluegel
vimeo.com/merlinfluegel