Intimate Animation #6 – Andreas Hykade

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Presenting the sixth and final episode of Intimate Animation season one!

Join Skwigly’s Ben and Laura-Beth as they explore, discuss and interview the talents behind animation that deals with themes of love, relationships and sexuality.

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Presented by Ben Mitchell and Laura-Beth Cowley

Special guest: Andreas Hykade of Studio Film Bilder, director of the hallucinatory, sexually-charged Western opus Ring of Fire. The film, originally released in 2000, would go on to win major awards at Ottawa International Animation Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Zagreb, Avanca, Filmfest Dresden, Black Nights Festival, Sitges, I Castelli Animati and Short Film Festival Hamburg among others.

Produced and edited by Ben Mitchell
Music by Ben Mitchell
Thanks to Miriam Antwerpes and Jette Jördis Wölk