11 - 19 November 2011

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Short Films

The External World
David O
Germany, 2010
Blu-Ray | 15min. | BW/Colour | English | VOSC

Production: Henning Kamm, David O
Screenplay: David O
Animation: Tobias von Burkersroda, Jim Levasseur, Max Stöhr, Amy Hay
Music: Bram Meindersma
Sound: Bram Meindersma

Contact: mail@davidoreilly.com +49 30609812



A boy learns to play the piano in this darkly comic meditation on society's anxieties and fears. 


David O'Reilly (Kilkenny, 1985) is a Los Angeles-based artist. His 3D animation work is noted for its disregard of conventions. Films include Octocat Adventures (2008) and Please Say Something (2009).


Biennale di Venezia 2010
Prix Canal+ - Festival du Court Métrage de Clermont Ferrand 2011
Animation Prize - Tampere Film Festival 2011
Grand Prix – Intl. Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart 2011