Antje Heyn (DE)
video, 2015, 7:38

PAWO (Tibetan for being brave) is the magical adventure of a little toy figure, who finds herself in a curious world. Thanks to some strange companions, she gradually becomes aware of her strength and skills. PAWO is also about the courage to face life without fear and full of trust – although it sometimes isn’t as you would like it…

Antje Heyn (DE) is a Berlin-based animation director and illustrator. Her work is inspired by daily observations of urban living and culture. Since she was born and raised on an island in the Baltic Sea and loves traveling her art and character design is also influenced by nature and animals. Besides setting her heart on creating characters and bringing them to life she is running the Protoplanet Studio and conducting workshops as well as teaching animation at art academies.