In the Wind

In the Wind

Director’s Bio

Ferdinand grew up in Dresden and discovered his passion for Visual Storytelling and Animation while working with his sisters Annegret and Till. He animated their latest film Sealand. Oscar was born in Sweden and grew up in Switzerland. From 2011, he started an apprenticeship in graphic design and built a successful career as a freelancer before turning to animation. In 2018, Ferdinand and Oscar began studying animation in Ludwigsburg at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and fell in love with Stop-Motion.

Ferdinand Ehrhardt & Oscar Jacobson

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg 

Germany, 2019


In this dramatic yet heart-warming film, a man is thrust into a conflict he does not want to be a part of. Floating in the clouds in his hot air balloon is where he feels most at home and at peace with himself. From start to finish, In the Wind sweeps us away in a whirlwind of emotions.


Directors: Ferdinand Ehrhardt, Oscar Jacobson

Producers: Ferdinand Ehrhardt, Oscar Jacobson

Writer: Ferdinand Ehrhardt

Art Direction and Production Design: Oscar Jacobson

Music and Sound: Taddeus Ehrhardt

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2 thoughts on “In the Wind

  1. A heartwarming animation highlighting how jarring war can be, and how it can displace individuals from their homes and happiness. A poignant ending and beautiful animation. Well done!

  2. This is one of my favourite films, such an incredible story line and really brings emotion to the audience, really enjoyed it. Amazing job!

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