You fly with no seat! That’s the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard day job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.

Director: Verena Fels
Germany, 2020
7:30 min
nominiert für Kids Jury Award 20MINMAX 2021

Director Verena Fels is an independent director and filmmaker born in Biberach an der Riss in Southern Germany and is located in Ludwigsburg, area of Stuttgart. After studying media technology at the University of Media in Stuttgart, a further study of animation and directing followed at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her first film MOBILE was screened at over 300 film festivals and won 45 prizes and 10 honorable mentions. The children’s book to the film MOBILE was published by the Esslinger-Thienemann and was also design by Verena Fels. She also worked on independeant short films for german television show. Recently she directed the 2D feature Film „Der kleine Rabe Socke – Suche nach dem verlorenen Schatz“ which was released in German cinemas.

Co-Director Marc Angele grew up in Zürich from the age of six. After completing his apprenticeship as a structural engineering draughtsman, he started working as a Lighting Artist for Raumgleiter where he supervised various Architectural Visualisations. In 2013, he switched his line of work to VFX and started as a 3D Artist and Compositor for Cloudscape GmbH. He has been studying Animation and Visual Effects at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since October 2014.

Verena Fels, Director of Tobi and the Turbobus (2020)