Nothing Happens 2017

Directed by Michelle and Uri Kranot

Nothing Happens is a short animation film and an animated VR experience which questions the role of the spectator, by inviting the individual to participate in an event. VR allows us to choose our perspective, allows us to dwell on the details and absorb the unique atmosphere. The project explores a new kind of narrative, a new way of being in a painting, a work of art that is truly comprehensive and immersive. Nothing Happens offers a new way of looking. It is about spectatorship, about watching and being watched. It is about being present.

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Role on project

Technical Director.

In addition to handling the technical challenges and being responsible for the pipeline, I did some line animation and compositing for the film. For the VR experience I worked as programmer, shader artist, modeler, animator and did some texture work.


  • Prix AndrĂ© Martin for Best French short film (Annecy International Film Festival 2017)
  • Prix Festivals connexion RĂ©gion Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes (Annecy International Film Festival 2017)

Project details

Category Animation/Multimedia
Genre Experimental Narrative
Technique Drawn animation, Paint on prints, Virtual Reality experience
Producers Dansk Tegnefilm (DK), MIYU (FR)

From left: Marine Duchet, Milan Grajetzki, Uri Kranot, Juliette Viger, Morten Andersen and Sara Aunbirk

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