Jonas Riemer

Jonas Riemer © Jonas Riemer Director of The One Who Crossed the Sea

Jonas Riemer was born in 1990 near Berlin. He studied animation at the Konrad Wolf Film University of Babelsberg. In 2011, he worked as a production assistant and lead animator on the feature film This Ain’t California. In his innovative work, he plays with the limits of the impossible, combining elements of live-action, animation, and visual effects. His graduation short, Mascarpone (2018), won 28 awards at international film festivals including the Next Generation Short Tiger at Cannes. The One Who Crossed the Sea (2020) won the Best Animation Award at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York.