Virtuos Virtuell

Virtuos Virtuell

Maja Oschmann, Thomas Stellmach

Animation film

Maja Oschmann and Thomas Stellmach use Virtuos Virtuell to illustrate the overture to the opera The Alchymist by the composer Louis Spohr. Following a secret choreography, the abstract ink drawings narrate a story seemingly laid out in the music.

Awards for ›Virtuos Virtuell‹ (Selection)
Best Experimental Film, Route 66 Film Festival, Springfield, USA 2013 | Best Animated Short, Starz Denver Film Festival, USA 2013 | Best of Fest, Fandana Musik & Arts Festival, Huntington, USA, 2013

Director / Animation

Maja Oschmann & Thomas Stellmach


Louis Spohr, Till Mertens


Thomas Stellmach

Maja Oschmann

Maja Oschmann studied drawing at Kassel University of Applied Sciences & Arts and was awarded an Otto Braun scholarship. In 2009, she founded a private school of drawing and, since 2010, she has also taught at Kassel University of Applied Sciences & Arts.

Thomas Stellmach

Thomas Stellmach is animation director, producer, author and animator. He studied animation at UAS&A. Among many international awards, he received in 1997 the Academy Award (Oscar) for the stop-motion film Quest.

Films by Thomas Stellmach
Chicken Kiev 2000 | Smalltalk 1994 | Unkraut 1991