25/5 — 1/6/2022
62nd International Film Festival
for Children and Youth

About film


Section: International competition of animated short films for children

Astronaut-K (2014) 10

Switzerland | 2014 | 6 min.

Crash landed on a barren lifeless planet, a chubby astronaut is forced to adapt to his surroundings as he struggles to survive! Fighting against his misfortune and even his own clumsiness, he follows his rumbling tummy to find food, shelter and a place in this world.

Duration6 min
LanguageNo dialogues
SubtitleNo subtitles
Directed by Daniel Harisberger
Screenplay Daniel Harisberger
Director of Photography Daniel Harisberger
Music Raphael Ochsenbein
Edited by Giordano Canova
Contact Hochschule Luzern


Daniel Harisberger (1987) is a graphic designer, animator and budding director from Switzerland. He graduated in graphic design from an art school in Biel and in 3-D animation from Lucerne University Of Applied Sciences and Arts, from which he graduated with the short animated film Astronaut-K (2014). He is currently working for the production company Frame Eleven in Zurich.This film is a part of the set Competitive animations 8.

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