Ajyal Film Festival 2023

All Films

Sloth (Faultier)

Ajyal Competition

Julia Ocker / Short Narrative / Germany / 2018 / 4 min / Colour / DCP
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Interests: Animation


Lazing in his tree one sunny day, a laid-back sloth decides to buy an ice-cream from a passing cart. But his leisurely pace proves to be a big problem, as he can’t seem to taste his refreshing treat quick enough before it melts. Luckily for him, the ice-cream selling bird hatches a genius plan for him to enjoy his dessert without exerting himself too much!

About the Directors

Julia Ocker is an animation director, designer and writer based in Stuttgart. She was born in 1982 in Pforzheim, Germany and grew up in the Black Forest. From 2003 to 2005 she studied Graphic Design in Pforzheim and Cairo, and from 2006 to 2012, Animation at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Her films cover a wide range of subjects, from her dark and frightening drama 'Kellerkind' to the ingeniously funny 'Zebra'. In 2017, Julia made a series of animal films called 'Animanimals'.


Julia Ocker
Christian Heck
Production Company
Christian Heck

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