THE ANIMAL

jost-althoff

jost-althoff

Director, Animator

Jost Althoff started as a Comic-artist and Cover-Designer. After having learned Screenprinting and a little Geoecology he made Animation to his Profession and studied at the University of Film and Television „Konrad Wolf“ Potsdam-Babelsberg (2005-2010).

He has been member of the fleischerei-screenprinting collective, founder of coyote-screenprint-unit, longtime member of house of creatures animation studio (2012 - 2016) and is joining forces with the talking animals collective since 2018.

With a heavyweight on childrens television animation, he is working on all kinds of film-projects and trans-media-collaborations. As an independent film maker he is creating internationally acclaimed animation movies.

FILMOGRAPHY
  • 2010
    Hinterland (mit Jakob Weyde)

  • 2012
    Ballast

  • 2017
    Zug nach Peace(mit Jakob Weyde)

WORK SAMPLES

SIEBENSTEIN // Heinzelstufe Rot

digitaler Legetrick für Kinder / commissioned short for a children's TV show
digitaler Legetrick für Kinder / Stop-Motion for the children's television series "Siebenstein"
Production: Wolkenlenker GmbH
Script: Daniel Acht
Animation: Jost Althoff
Set: Jost Althoff

SIEBENSTEIN // Die dicke Berta

Legetrick für Kinder / commissioned short for a children's TV show
Production: Wolkenlenker GmbH Script: Daniel Acht
Animation: Veronica Solomon, Jost Althoff, Jakob Weyde
Set: Max Winchester, Jost Althoff
Postproduction: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff

SIEBENSTEIN // Die schnelle Rakete

Puppentrick für Kinder // puppet animation for children

Part two of two stop-motion movies Jost Althoff and House of Creatures' Jakob Weyde did for the children's television series "Siebenstein" Production: Wolkenlenker GmbH
Script: Daniel Acht
Animation: Jost Althoff
Puppets: Krischan Meder, Jost Althoff, Jakob Weyde, Max Winchester
Set: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff
Postproduction: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff, Philipp Glauner

SIEBENSTEIN // Piratengold / Pirate´s Gold

Puppentrick für Kinder // puppet animation for children

Part one of two stop-motion movies Jost Althoff and House of Creatures' Jakob Weyde did for the children's television series "Siebenstein" Production: Wolkenlenker GmbH
Script: Daniel Acht
Animation: Jost Althoff
Camera: Björn Bethke
Puppets: Krischan Meder, Jost Althoff, Jakob Weyde, Max Winchester
Set: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff
Postproduction: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff, Philipp Glauner

 

SIEBENSTEIN // Donald Wheres Your Troosers

award winning movie Jost Althoff and House of Creatures' Jakob Weyde did for the children's television series "Siebenstein"
Production: Wolkenlenker GmbH
Script: Daniel Acht
Animation: Jost Althoff, Jakob Weyde
Set: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff
Postproduction: Jakob Weyde, Jost Althoff

Der schmalkaldische Bund

Der schmalkaldische Bund // Excerpts of an Exhibition - analogue Cut-Out-Animation
analogue cut-out-animation, 5 min out of 30 min, excerpts from clips for an exhibition, originally shown mute
Ausschnitte von Stummfilmen für eine Ausstellung: DER SCHMALKALDISCHE BUND
Regie und Gestaltung: Veronika Samartseva
Animation: Jost Althoff
Postproduktion: Sonja Rohleder

Ballast

Animated Short Film by Jost Althoff 3 min © HFF Potsdam 2012
Directed by Jost Althoff  depression is not part of my mind - it`s part of my head.

ZUG NACH PEACE

SHORT FILMDRAWN ANIMATION2D10:00 MIN© Althoff Weyde
Directed and animated by Jost Althoff & Jakob Weyde    

JOST ALTHOFF SHOWREEL

REEL
Directed and animated by Jost Althoff    

HINTERLAND

SHORT FILMDRAWN ANIMATIONMIXED MEDIA2D10:00 MIN© HFF KONRAD WOLF 2010
Directed and animated by Jost Althoff & Jakob Weyde
A crow steals a bear's new i-Pod. The bear gets mad. Animated Short Film by Jakob Weyde and Jost Althoff
(c) HFF Potsdam 2010  
IMAGE GALLERY