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fortissimo

On a concert stage you always can join great sounds and incredible musicians. But sometimes the sounds next to the stage are turning into the focus of attention. The cellist tries to start with his performance, but there're a number of surprises.

Laudatio Gib' mir Fünf, International Kids Filmfestival, Hamburg, Germany 2019:
"The first prize of this year's High-Five Competition goes to "fortissimo" by Lilith Jörg. This film convinced us, because he met the topic of the competition exactly! We have heard many different sounds and sounds that were sometimes beautiful and sometimes disturbing. The young filmmaker has always had new and outstanding ideas to disturb the cellist in his performance. The StopMotion is well done, you can even see the finger movements - and finally there is a smooth end with beautiful music."

Laudatio Goldene Gans Filmfest, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2019 (2.place):
"A charming little animated film that shows the passion of the young director and creator. This film has scored an excellent storytelling. Own experiences are included in a very funny way. The realization is really stunning. It's well done from the idea to the final cut. Lilith put her heart and soul into every detail that can be seen in the presentation, the protagonist and the backdrop. Best wishes to this talented young lady for future film projects. We are looking forward what to see next!"

Laudatio "Best Film" (age 12 to 17) at Girls Go Movie Filmfestival Mannheim, Germany:
"A card box, a piece of fabric, a homemade doll, a cello from a
gift shop, a toy robot, some light, sound, music, a camera, a big talent behind it and tons of patience. These are the ingredients creating the outstanding StopMotion animation film "Fortissimo".
A work that unanimously convinced the jury with its quality. The short story is about a charming cellist defying his stage fright, cope with an annoying fly and a cheeky little robot. Dramaturgically and technically perfectly implemented and increasing to a strong conclusion and real fortissimo when the musician finally is able to perform his piece and the audience can applaud.
We say: Bravissimo, Lilith Jörg!
As we found out after the jury's decision, she is only 12 years old and has already a small award-winning filmography. We are excited to see which films will be seen by this promising young film artist in the next few years."
(Dr. Morticia Zschiesche, film scientist and author, November 2019)

  • Lilith Jörg
    Director
    In the Depth, colorscapes
  • Lilith Jörg
    Writer
  • Lilith Jörg
    Producer
  • Lilith Jörg
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Student, Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 5, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR, stop motion
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Gib' mir Fünf!
    Hamburg
    Germany
    June 8, 2019
    March 2019
    1. prize
  • Goldene Gans
    Karlsruhe
    Germany
    July 13, 2019
    March 2019
    2. prize
  • zoom.13
    Ljubljana
    Slovenia
    Semi-Finalist
  • DYTIATKO
    Kharkiv
    Ukraine
    Finalist
  • SDIKFF San Diego International Kids Film Festival
    Carlsbad
    United States
    Finalist
  • MVFF Mill Valley Film Festival
    San Rafael
    United States
    Official Selection
  • Golden Snail World Children Animated Film Festival
    Vranje
    Serbia
    Grand Prix Winner
  • Anim!Arte
    Rio de Janeiro
    Brazil
    2. prize
  • NVGFF Noe Valley Girls Film Festival
    San Francisco
    United States
    1. Prize
  • DMOFF Direct Monthly Online Film Festival

    Official Selection
  • Kids 'N Film Festival
    Vallejo
    United States
    Official Selection
  • ENIMATION Festival
    Maribor
    Slovenia
    Semi-Finalist
  • AJAYU International Animation Festival
    Puno
    Peru
    Finalist
  • SFYFF Stone Flower Youth Film Festival
    Sysert, Sverdlovsk
    Russian Federation
    Finalist
  • Camera Ziziano
    Pyrgos, Peloponnese
    Greece
    1. prize
  • ChiYoKo
    Zurich
    Switzerland
    Finalist
  • TICFF "Kids as Directors International"
    Taipei
    Taiwan
    Official Selection
  • Girls Go Movie
    Mannheim
    Germany
    Best Film
Director Biography - Lilith Jörg

The 13 year old director Lilith was born in Black Forest (Germany). She lived for two years in the US.
She started making animation movies at Elementary School (after school program) in 2015.
Since that time she discovered her love to create short films and experimental photography and express herself via that medium. With "In the Depth" and "colorscapes" she has been awarded at a couple of international festivals in her age's category.

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Director Statement

"Making films is such a wonderful world. It's so deep. I want to learn so many things about it. It's my voice and expression to communicate some of my ideas."