ABOUT

Roman Kaelin is an emmy nominated and award winning director, visual effects artist and studio based in Switzerland with a crave for unique imagery and storytelling. Located in Zurich, Switzerland he runs PULK with a collective of artists, directors and animators. PULK is a full service visual effects and animation studio creating projects from start to finish.

AWARDS

BAUARENA – BATH
Fantoche

Fantoche Swiss Animated Commission Award
Baden, Switzerland, September 2019

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News & Documentary Emmy Award

Nomination
New York, US, September 2019

WRAPPED
LA Shorts Fest

Best Experimental
Los Angeles, US, July 2014

WRAPPED
Siggraph

Best Student Project Computer Animation Festival
Vancouver, Canada, August 2014

WRAPPED
Animago

Animago Award – Best Young Production
Germany, October 2014

WRAPPED
Peking Film Academy – ISFVF

International Student Film Bronze Award
Peking, China, October 2014

AMAIZE
Visual Effects Society

VES Award – Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project
Los Angeles, US, February 2012

FORMIC
Beginning Film Festival

Best 5-Minute Fiction Film
St.Petersburg, Russia, Juni 2010

WRAPPED
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

First Place – Animation – College Competition
Fort Lauderdale, US, November 2014

WRAPPED
4th Animation Academy Award Beijing

Best Technical Application
Beijing, China, November 2014

WRAPPED
Cinemaiubit

Best Experimental Film
Bucharest, Romania, December 2014

WRAPPED
Visual Effects Society

VES Award – Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project
Los Angeles, US, February 2015

AMAIZE
Siggraph

Official Selection Computer Animation Festival
Vancouver, Canada, August 2011

FORMIC
Cannes Lions

Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors Showcase
Cannes, France, Juni 2009

FORMIC
Anima Mundi

Best Student Film & 3rd Prize Audience Jury Award
Sao Paulo, Brazil, Juni 2010

WRAPPED
Tribeca Film Festival

Official Selection
New York City, US, April 2015

WRAPPED
Palm Springs ShortFest

Official Selection
Palm Springs, US, June 2015

WRAPPED
YDA / Young Director Award

Official Selection
Cannes, France, June 2015

WRAPPED
NY Shorts Fest

Official Selection
New York City, US, May 2015

FORMIC
Bolzano Short Film Festival

Audience Award
Bolzano, Italy, November 2009

FORMIC
Valladolid Film Festival

Best Short Film
Valladolid, Spain, October 2009

FORMIC
Skena Up Prishtina

Best Animation Film
Prishtina, Kosovo, December 2009

CLIENTS & STUDIOS