In a Nutshell

Switzerland | 2017 | 6 minutes | Fabio Friedli

From a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse. An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell.

Director Biography

Born 1986 in Bern, Fabio Friedli  has been an independent filmmaker and musician since 2009. Friedli received a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication in 2011, Animation at HSLU Lucerne - Design & Kunst.

  • Director: Fabio Friedli
  • Principal Cast: Manfred Liechti
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 6 minutes
  • Producer: Lukas Pulver
  • Screenplay: Fabio Friedli
  • Cinematographers: Joder von Rotz
  • Music: Pablo Nouvelle
  • Awards: Aspen Shortsfest 2017 (Best Animated Short)
  • Filmography: In A Nutshell (2017), Bon Voyage (2011), Heimatland (2010)
  • Language: No dialogue
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of ShortsFest Opening Night

It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest weekend with this collection of superb short films from around the world that exemplify the art of storytelling in all its variety. Comedy and drama, live action and animation—these films prove that short is truly sweet.

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