Böhle Studios

Böhle Studios produces animated short films with highest artistic integrity.

We treat short films as an independent form of art, not as a mere training platform for feature films. Our films are created by passionate auteurs, realized with uncompromising production process and carry on the best traditions of animation.

Flower
Show

Courteous formality, allusive sexuality and mysterious nature entwine at the annual flower show. During the celebration, wild flowers are stomped to the ground. In the woods nature and fragile leg hairs continue to grow. The symbolic film portrays a story of three females in different phases of life, confronted with different expections. It addresses how we have cultivated women like flowers for generations, and it may take many more growing seasons to breed new ways into this system.

 
Director: Elli Vuorinen
Length: 8 minutes
Audience: adult, art house
Status: in production
Production:

Kimmo Sillanmikko
kimmo@bohlestudios.com
+358 45 1215017

Jani Lehto
jani@bohlestudios.com
+358 44 5305536

Wrestlers

The highlight and goal of every athlete’s career is to achieve something great, such as winning big championships. The moment an athlete has prepared for throughout their career. One match where you write yourself in history books or you may be forgotten forever.

But that’s merely the surface. Two parallel realities alternate when athletic movements blend with choreography of dance, cuddling and lovemaking. The enemies notice they have a deeper relationship where there’s no competition. Surroundings disappear and two lovers can see only each other. The difference between fulfillment of happiness and bitter disappointment is characteristic for both worlds.

The sport represents the bestial side of human beings whereas the lovers manifest the humane nature. It’s just a matter of time when these two worlds collide and the prey confronts the predator.

   
 
Director: Joni Männistö
Length: 16 minutes
Audience: adult, art house
Status: pre-production completed
Production:

Kimmo Sillanmikko
kimmo@bohlestudios.com
+358 45 1215017

Jani Lehto
jani@bohlestudios.com
+358 44 5305536

Co-production:

Kalev Tamm / Joonisfilm
kalev@joonisfilm.ee

Nun or
Never!

The nuns live in the monastery in contentment and harmony, fused together. One of the nuns finds a man underground while digging potatoes. The nun begins to dream of a man, goes mad and loses a common rhythm with others. The nun’s dreaming culminates in a night scene where the nun and man meet in a tree. But in reality the nun and the man find it hard to face each other. Their romance wears off. The disappointed nun crawls from her nocturnal adventure back into her place in the choir. As she crawls, she sees under nuns’ robes. Underneath the other dresses is a storm, a fire, a flock of sheep, a disco of dancers, and other small universes. Everyone has their own strange secret. The nun returns to her place and after a while she starts singing with the others again.

 
Director: Heta Jäälinoja
Length: 8 minutes
Audience: adult, art house
Status: Applying for funding
Production:

Jani Lehto
jani@bohlestudios.com
+358 44 5305536