ALPHONS’ ABENTEUER – DER MYTHISCHE VOGELGOTT

The adventurer Alphons is searching for the mythical Mayan bird God ‚Kukul‘ which rules over the Mexican jungle. To prove his existence, he wants to catch the bird God at all costs.

Director: Julia Thonig
Germany, 2022
9:22 min

Born 1995 in Saxony, Julia Thonig grew up next to the forest in the German countryside. During her Illustration studies at Akademie für Illustration and Design Berlin, she developed the concept of her debut film ALPHONS’ ADVENTURES – The Bird God.
After that, she moved to Stuttgart to finish this no-budget project together with a remote team.
Besides, she worked at Studio Film Bilder as a production assistant for children’s tv series.
Julia Thonig spends the most of her free time with mountain hiking, climbing, cave exploring and trekking to develop more episodes for her adventure series.
To offer a platform to connect the animation industry, she is the founder and organizer of the Stuttgart ANIMATION MEETUP as well as the Germany ANIMATION MEETUP.

Filmography

2022: ALPHONS’ ADVENTURES – The Bird God
Head of Project: Director, Producer, Script, Design, Animatic, Animation, Coloration
pilot episode of 2D animated series, debut film

2022: MONSTER
Producer of a 3D animated short by Nicolas Sperling
(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)

2021 – 2022 ANIMANIMALS 2
Production Supervisor of 2D animated children’s tv series
(Julia Ocker, Studio Film Bilder)

2021- 06/2023: TURMSPRINGER (AT) (WIP)
Associate Producer of a 2D animated music video by Oscar Bittner
(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)

2021 – 2022 LENA’S FARM (WIP)
Production Supervisor and Coloration Supervisor of 2D animated children’s tv series
(Elena Walf, Studio Film Bilder)

2021: THE PATCHWORK SONG
Concept and Editing of the music video of the series PATCHWORK PALS
(Angela Steffen, Studio Film Bilder)

2017: SPACEDOGS
Clean up and Coloration Assistant at the 2D animated short by Sophia Schönborn
(BFA Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf)


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