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Michelle Kranot

Director, animator. Born 1977 in Israel. Graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Subsequently studied film and television at Tel Aviv University.

Kranot is behind a number of award-winning animated shorts and VR projects, which she created with her partner, Uri Kranot. Prominente titles include 'Hollow Land' (2013), which was on the Oscar shortlist for best animated short, and 'How Long, Not Long' (2016), which won the FIPRESCI prize at Annecy. Michelle and Uri Kranot are also behind the VR projects 'Nothing Happens' (2017) and 'The Hangman at Home' (2020), both were selected for Venice Film Festival where the latter won the prize for best virtual reality project.

The Kranot couple also lead the ANIDOX programme, a development lab and creative platform for animated documentaries at The Animation Workshop in Viborg.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Hangman at Home 2020 Direction, Screenplay, Editor, Animation, Line producer DK/Short fiction
The Hangman at Home – VR 2020 Direction, Screenplay, Editor, Animation, Line producer DK/Experimental
Nothing Happens 2017 Direction, Art director Interactive projects
Black Tape 2014 Direction, Producer, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Hollow Land 2013 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Festival Connexion Award 2017 Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2017 Nothing Happens
André-Martin Award 2017 Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2017 Nothing Happens
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Venice International Film Festival 2017-08-30 Nothing Happens
Annecy, Festival Int. du Film d'Animation 2017-06-12 Nothing Happens
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.