Selfies, Switzerland, 2018, 3:40

Director: Claudius Gentinetta
Technique: 2D
Script: Claudius Gentinetta
Animation: C├ęcile Brun, Claudius Gentinetta, Arzu Saglam
Producer: Claudius Gentinetta


In a veritable firework display of digital self-portraits, hundreds of quaint, embarrassing and dreadfully disturbing selfies were arranged in a unique short film composition. Single photos, artistically reworked, consolidate to form a ghastly grin that outshines the abyss of human existence.


Born in Lucerne in 1968. Studied graphic design and animation in Lucerne, Liverpool and Kassel. In 1995, he spent a scholarship year in Krakow. Works as freelance graphic artist and animator in Zurich.