This year's Pictoplasma theme, doomsday, inspired the trailer for the world’s largest festival of contemporary character culture to tell a story around a Macy's Day parade full of twisted characters.

Far from the gloom and doom which usually goes along end of day stories, our creatures invade a vacant city and make it their own.

Client: Pictoplasma

Production Studio: Sehsucht GmbH, Berlin
Concept: Peter Thaler, Mate Steinforth
Director: Mate Steinforth
Producer: Christina Geller, Christian Gemeiner
Art Direction: Philipp Brömme, Christian Zschunke, Julius Brockelmann 
3D: Christian Hoffmann, David Weidemann, Philipp Brömme, Ronny Schmidt, Christian Zschunke, Adrian Azadvaten
Animation: David Weidemann, Chris Hoffmann, Pascal Monaco, Felix Meyer 
Compositing: Christian Zschunke, Helge Kiehl

Music: "Miniatur" written by David Kamp, performed by "Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester"
Sound Design: David Kamp