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Director: Sven Martin
Animation: Sebastian Frey, Sven Martin, Stephan Haase, Eike Wichmann, Florian Kraft, Robert Kuczera
Music: Marius Iange
Editing: Sven Martin
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Distribution: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Year: 2003
Running Time: 6′
Country: Germany

Nominated for Short Tiger 2003 German Short Film Award

A dragon teaches his son the techniques necessary to defend himself against attacks. To give the young dragon some practice, they use the help of a princess to lure knights into a gruesome battle. But woe is he who dares to hurt the little guy!


Born in 1976, he worked in the graphics department of the public broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk. Between 1997 and 2003 he studied digital Design and Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-WueItlemberg. He has worked on the digital and visual effects of such films as Schnee in der Neujahrsnacht, Sass, Aquarios, Caravan, and Getting My Brother Laid, and he has directed the short film Ritterschlag, among others.