ANIMATION AT HEART

VAMOS Animation, the Colmenares Morales & Partner GbR,  is an independent Animation Studio based in Germany – a collective of visual artists, animators, illustrators, designers and authors with experience and international success at festivals and shows.

Together we offer different services, all with one mission at its core – taking the audience’s mind on a journey.

Concept and Story Writing for Films and Installations

Inhouse Production from first scratch to final polish up

Illustration, Storyboard, Animatic, 2D, Stop Motion, Mixed Media

SHOWREEL

Animation has many faces. We produce classic and experimental, mix hand-drawn with live action, put heart and
sweat into character design, stories, direction and art direction as well as finishing the post as one package

NEWS

August 2018

Quimtai in Sciart Magazine

Quimtai by Camilo Colmenares is in the August Issue of the SciArt magazine! Check it out!

https://www.sciartmagazine.com/on-screen-quimtai.html

June 2018

Quimtai in Labocine

Quimtai by Camilo Colmenares will be part of the video magazine June Issue “Indigenous Science” of the science film platform Labocine.com / From June 5 to July 2!

May 2018

KHM Logo Animation

This weekend Workshop with Sae Yun at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.
You will see the results as videoclips at the KHM Rundgang 2018 film program.

March 2018

“Grenzenlos” Premier

Around three years ago, the Goethe Institut made a call for movies named “Missing Movies Project”. The idea was to produce non-verbal shortfilms for refugee children. Our project “A Thing About Me” was one of the 7 selected movies and now it finally will see the light of day!

November 2017

AniVentures nominated!

We are nominated with our Crossmedia-App “AniVentures” to the Urbanana Award 2017!

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November 2017

BLACK RED YELLOW at DOK Leipzig

Jessica Neubauer celebrates her directorial debut with a world premiere at DOK Leipzig! 

Her animated short film “Black Red Yellow” will be screened for the first time on the 3rd of November.

October 2017

VAMOS to India!

We are very happy to attend Chitrakatha’17 for the exhibition “Phantom Lichter” -24th to 28th October at the Design Gallery of the National Institut of Design in Ahmedabad-. 

Studio presentation on the 24th at 5 o’clock in NID Auditorium

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    Meet The Team

    Camilo Colmenares

    PRODUCER AND POST PRODUCTION

    Camilo achieved his Diploma at the Film School of the National University of Colombia in 2004. He is a founding member of Laboratorio Kinoclaje (Colombian Film Recycling Association).

    Kinoclaje is founded as a creation lab for different audiovisual projects. In 2014 he finished his postgraduate studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM). He lives and works in Cologne.

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    Diana Menestrey

    ANIMATION ARTIST

    Diana completed her Fine Arts Studies at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and later on did further studies in experimental animation at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá.

    In 2014 she finalized her Studies as
    Postgraduate Student at the KHM and in 2015 she was awarded the Spiridon Dumont Prize for her artistic film work.

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    Igor Shin Moromisato

    ANIMATION ARTIST

    Shin finished his studies of Fine Arts at the Universidade Estadual Paulista, São Paulo in 2009 and earned an exchange scholarship in Okinawa, Japan. In 2010 he moved to Germany

    to earn his Masters degree in animation at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne. He finished his first animation film ‘Cachorro
    Loko’, 2015, which was selected and awarded by various international film festivals. Shin also has an expertise in traditional printing and illustration.

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    Sae-Yun Jung

    ANIMATION ARTIST

    Sae-Yun finished his studies in photography at the Institute of Arts in Seoul, South Korea. After working as a professional photographer he decided to move on to another field of arts

    and deepend his skills in writing and
    animation in 2011 at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Until today he finished seven short animations, diverting in style and technique.

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    Jessica Neubauer

    ART DIRECTOR

    Jessica worked for several global network agencies, such as Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, BBDO and HAVAS. With her conceptual work she achieved cooperations in different creative fields

    ranging from product design to editorial and got awarded for her work by various international creative festivals (Cannes Lions, ADC, One Show, etc).

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    Ahmad Saleh

    WRITER

    Ahmad earned his first bachelor in Electronics Engineering at the Al Quds University, Palestine. Shortly after he moved to many cities and changed many careers until he found his way to fiction writing,

    photography and film-making. In 2007 he moved to Germany where his film ‘HOUSE’ was the first film and final project to earn him his Master’s degree in Digital Media. He completed yet another Master in film writing and directing at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne.

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    Contact Us

    Deutz-Mülheimer Str. 129/51063 Cologne /Germany

    info@vamos-animation.de

    Contact us in your favorite language! We gladly reply in english, deutsch or español.

    You would like to visit? We are situated close to the beautiful Rhine, the city center and the trade fair of Deutz.

    To plan your best route let us know how you arrive. We will find an easy way to guide you!