A Goat’s Spell

Partner: AG Kurzfilm

A child and their day. A conquest before breakfast, a clueless goat outside the house, a couple of promising aeroplanes up high in the sky. Then everything starts falling to pieces. The goat seems to be the link, if anything is linked at all.


Duration: 9min.

Country: Germany

Language: No Dialogue

Year: 2022

Genre: Animation, Experimental

Topic: Adolescence, Adventure, Animation, Art, Black Humor, Childhood, Children, Coming of age, Crisis, Death, Dream, Experimental, Humor, Journey, Landscape, Loneliness, Myth, Virtual Reality, Youth, Youth/Teen

Cast & Crew

Director: Gerhard Funk

Production company: Karsten Matern Filmproduktion

Writer: Gerhard Funk

Cinematographer: does not apply (computer animation)

Editor: Gerhard Funk

Actors: does not apply. no actors involved

Festivals & Awards


Rooftop Film Festival

Krakow Film Festival

World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb

Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen

Filmfest Dresden

Athens Animfest

Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival


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