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Airport by Michaela Müller

( français )

(Swiss, 2017)

Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2017, Locarno Festival 2017, Toronto Film Festival 2017


In a modern day airport, the flow of passengers is broken by sudden irregularities. Security forces try to get to the cause of the disruption, the atmosphere turns menacing at the slightest anomaly. Tragedy and panic are always just one step away.

Michaela Müller

Michaela Müller was born in St. Gallen, Switzerland. She graduated with an MA in Animation and New Media from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia and holds a diploma as drawing and crafts teacher from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Müller’s animated film, Miramare, made its international premiere at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and has been screened at more than 100 international film festivals, winning 18 awards.

Michaela Müller explores the connections between paint and film, encompassing short animated films, installations and collaborations in a theatrical context such as opera and performance projects. Her new animated short film Airport has been released in 2017.