Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

In a museum, we are projected into a diorama representing two soldiers in the trenches. They come to life and have fear written all over their faces. Explosions, chaos, fog: each time they hear a gunshot, they cringe or curl up.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Uncanny Valley

    Directed by: Paul WENNINGER

    Born in 1966 in Vienna, Paul Wenninger is a dancer, choreographer, stage designer and musician. In 1999, he co-founded Kabinett ad Co., a working platform for artists of various disciplines. "Trespass", his first venture in filmmaking, travelled the globe at festivals and earned him many awards, including the Distinction for a First Film at Annecy 2013. His next film "Uncanny Valley" won 14 awards and was selected at over 70 festivals, including Annecy 2015.

    Country: France, Austria

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 13 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Pixilation

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Paul WENNINGER

    Production: Jérôme NUNES, FILMS DE FORCE MAJEURE, Jean Laurent CSINIDIS, Gabriele KRANZELBINDER, KGP KRANZELBINDER GABRIELE PRODUCTION, Marie TAPPERO, KABINETT AD CO., Paul WENNINGER

    Distribution: FILMS DE FORCE MAJEURE, Jérôme NUNES

    Sets: Nik Hummer

    Animation: Nik Hummer

    Camera: Paul Wenninger

    Music: Nik Hummer, Michael Moser