Director @ Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm
Johannes Schiehsl (AT) started studying traditional animation in Czech Republic, and continued his studies at the prestigious Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. There he created a couple of award winning short films that also aired on several television channels. His autobiographically inspired graduation short film „366 Days“ was selected by more than 70 international film festivals and received numerous awards. Among others the film was selected to the official competitions in Annecy and Stuttgart and became the first animated film ever to be nominated for an Austrian Movie Award. Johannes Schiehsl founded the animation company „Neuer Österreichischer Trickfilm“ together with Conrad Tambour and Benjamin Swiczinsky in 2011.