2017 Award Winners, film index

Nothing Happens

Nothing Happens

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

It's freezing cold on the outskirts of town, but people are gathering together. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We're all waiting for something to happen, but what if nothing does?

Award in Annecy

Festivals Connexion Award – Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / In partnership with Lumières Numériques & Pilon Cinéma(2017)
André-Martin Award for a French Short Film(2017)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Nothing Happens

    Directed by: Uri KRANOT, Michelle KRANOT

    Born in Israel, Michelle and Uri Kranot are artists, independent animation filmmakers and they also happen to be married. They're currently based at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, where they both teach animation and run the AniDox:Lab - a continuous training project devoted to the making of animated documentaries. Their personal works have won over a hundred international prizes and participated in numerous film festivals and exhibitions. Their film "Hollow Land" was nominated for an Oscar in 2013 and selected out of competition at the Annecy Festival. "Black Tape" was in competition at Annecy 2015 and "How Long, Not Long" took home the FIPRESCI Award at Annecy 2016. Michelle and Uri also work with audiovisual performers and multimedia game studios, creating installations, exhibitions and VR.

    Country: Denmark, France

    Year of production: 2017

    Running time: 11 min 49 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper, Photocopies

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Uri KRANOT, Michelle KRANOT

    Production: DANSK TEGNEFILM, Marie BRO, MIYU PRODUCTIONS, Emmanuel-Alain RAYNAL, Pierre BAUSSARON