Emma Holzapfel, Kevin Koch
EMMA SOPHIE HOLZAPFEL, born in 2000, discovered her passion for filmmaking in early childhood through acting. To gain more experience, she completed internships on film sets during high school and developed shortﬁlms within school. After graduating from high school in 2018, she worked as an assistant director on various international film productions. Since 2020, she has been studying montage/editing at the Film Academy in Ludwigsburg. Besides her studies she works as a freelance editor and edits short films, commercials and documentaries. KEVIN KOCH, born in 1995, traveled once around the world after graduating from high school, to surf the best waves in the world and then studied media science in Bayreuth. It was there that he discovered his love of filmmaking and has been studying directing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2020. "Blessing in Disguise" is his first animated film at film school.