Giulia Martinelli

Giulia is an Italian animator and illustrator living in Switzerland.
She graduated in animation in 2016 with her multi-award winning short film MERLOT from the National Film School CSC, in Italy.
She then took part in Animation Sans Frontière, the European Development Lab (2016-2017), and has been as an artist in residency at Open Workshop, Denmark (2019).
She is now based in Zurich, Switzerland, and works as an animation director and illustrator.



The multi-award-winning short animated film “MERLOT” won many prizes and has been screened in festivals worldwide.

Among those:
– Emile European Animation Award – Best Student Film (2017)
– 1st prize Hamburg Animation Award (2016)
– Best Short Movie at Int. Children’s Film Festival Montreal (2018)
– Special Prize of the Jury – KROK (2016)
– Special Prize at PRINANIMA (2016)
– Best Graduation Film CINANIMA (2016)