Category: Animated Anthology FeatureLength: 76 minutesDirectors, Animators:Rebecca Bloecher (Germany)Eni Brandner (Austria)Vessy Dantcheva (Bulgaria)Elizabeth Hobbs (UK)Susanne Jirkuff (Austria)Joanna Kozuch (PolandMichelle Kranot (Denmark)Smanatha Moore (UK)Ana Nedeljkovic (Serbia)Andrea Schneider (Switzerland)
Music Composers:Eva Reiter (Austria)Iris ter Schiphorst (Germany)Malin Bång (Sweden)Misato Mochizuki (Japan / France)Carola Bauckholt (Germany)Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri (Greece / Germany)Ying Wang (China / Germany)Joanna Bailie (UK / Germany)Electric Indigo (Austria)Hanna Hartmann (Sweden)
Producer, Concept: Sven Hartberger Co-Producers:Abigail AddisonFabian DriehorstZuzana MistríkováAlexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
Twenty women animate a conversation about the future of the world.
Happiness Machine is a project of Klangforum Wien, Musik der Jahrhunderte and Amour Fou Vienna in cooperation with Tricky Women.Funded by Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Vienna and Federal Chancellery of Austria with special funding from the German Federal Cultural Foundation and Interfaces/Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.The commissions to Iris ter Schiphorst, Malin Bang, Eva Reiter, Carola Bauckholt and Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri are funded by the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.
The episode Lickalike is funded by FFHSH; the episode Suggestion of Least Resistance by The Animation Workshop, ANIDOX, The Danish Film Institute, Viborg Kommune and The Austria film archive; the episodes Bloomers and The Flounder are funded by the British Lottery through Arts Council England.
Film Festivals:Tricky Women Animation Festival, Austria 2019
08.02.2019 ECLAT Festival Stuttgart | Theaterhaus/T1
04.03.2019 AugenSchein | Wien, Wiener Konzerthaus, Großer Saal
04.05.2019 Internationales Musikfest | Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie, Kleiner Saal