Andreas Hykade | 11:20 | 2020 | Germany, Canada, Portugal | Narrative
“You know, when I was a boy, I fell in love with the Virgin Mary. It happened in a little Bavarian town called Altötting.”
Andreas Hykade was born during the summer of love in the Bavarian town of Altötting, “the Lourdes of Germany,” famous for its chapel housing a popular shrine to the Virgin Mary. He’s been directing animated films for grown-ups since he became one himself; now that he’s a dad, he creates animated films for children as well. Hykade has been the director of the Animationsinstitut at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and the Conference Chair of FMX since 2015.