Festival de Cannes

Uri Kranot



Uri Kranot is an acclaimed filmmaker working as a duo with Michelle Kranot for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Académie des César. Honored with the Grand Jury Prize for Best Immersive Work at the 77th La Biennale di Venezia and Best Immersive XR at the 74th Festival de Cannes.

The Kranots gained recognition with films such as Black Tape, Hollow Land, How Long not Long, Nothing Happens, Songbird and most recently, the multimedia work The Hangman at Home. Their projects won the Fipresci Prize and Best French short Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the Oscar® Academy Award Shortlist and the Danish Arts Foundation award for the performing arts, the Amnesty International Award and the Lumen Prize for digital arts. Their installation works have been exhibited in Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Kunsthalle Vienna, the Venice Biennale, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Today Art Museum Beijing and Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen.

The Kranots are leaders of ANIDOX, with a focus on animated documentaries, as part of the Animation Workshop / VIA University College. They hold various key positions as researchers and educators in the Center for Visual Storytelling, and are active curators and guest lecturers internationally.

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