Otto’s Dream

Short animation film, 4’39”
Written and Directed by Alexandar Peev
Hand-drawn animation | pencil on paper
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Sound: stereo
Austria, Germany


Otto’s life is cycling in a constant loop. Robots and automation processes surround him in a repetitive and empty choreography of production. He wonders if his life is just a draft, an exercise before the real living begins. Otto is daydreaming.


Screenwriter and Director: Alexandar Peev
Producer: Kopfkino – Verein für alte und neue Medien
Synthesizers: André Wittman
Cello and Electronics: Daniel Sorour
Drums: Matho Thomsen
Compositing: Dimiter Ovtcharov
DCP Mastering: Todor G. Todorov
Funded by: Stiftung Possehl (Lübeck, Germany)
Funded by: BildrechtGesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung visueller Rechte (Vienna Austria)