Spider Jazz

Project film of the ifs internationale filmschule köln 2017 | 5. semester | Animation | 1:56 min.

A spider passionately practices classical music on its self-made instrument. When one day a fly gets caught in it, the spider learns that making music doesn’t depend on perfection, but on improvisation and the fun of playing together.


Director / Screenplay / DoP / Producer: Mick Mahler
Editing: Mick Mahler, Maria Hartig
Music: Mick Mahler, Friederike Dörffler


Awards & Festivals

• 29. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage
• Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers
• Filmfestival Friedrichshafen
• Pune International Film Festival, Indien
• Bogotá Short Film Festival, Kolumbien
• Tenerif International Short Film Festival
• Animation Film Festival for Youth in Bourg en Bresse
• 23. Festival of German Film in Paris 
• ONE Country ONE Film International Festival
• Jecheon International Music & Film Festival Südkorea
• Shortfilm Festival for Students: “.mov”
• FilmSchauPlätze NRW 2018
• 20. Festival of German Film Madrid
• Shortfilm Festival Landshut