About

Fritz Gnad is an award-winning Creative Director & Motion Designer based in Cologne, Germany.

Since 2005 he is active in the broad field of Motion Design, working with tv channels, production companies, advertising agencies and design studios in Germany and Spain.

Besides his commercial work, he creates experimental audiovisuals, on both narrative and visual levels, combining images, video and generative elements to enrich the simulacrum.

Three production where Studio Fritz Gnad has been creating graphics and animations are nominated for the Grimme Awards 2022: Hyperland (ZDF/Busse Films) by Mario Sixtus, Kevin Kühnert (NDR) by Katharina Schiele & Lucas Stratmann and "Warum Kinder keine Tyrannen sind" (WDR) by Nicole Rosenbach.

In 2021, the short film Masel Tov Cocktail (ARTE/SWR) by Arkadij Khaet and Mickey Paatzsch receives the Grimme Award, the graphics have been done by Studio Fritz Gnad.

The tv documentary Panama Papers (ARD/NDR) has won the German Television Award in 2017, the documentary "Erstickt im LKW – Das Ende einer Flucht" was nominated for the German Television Award 2017 and was awarded with the Human Rights Media Price by Amnesty International.

Fritz has won the Best Graphics/Animation 2015 Award at NDR Television with Bilder von Dir, a Bronce Laus Award in 2011 for the Vidomappings of the Tigrelab/TV3 production Com Va La Vida and the Grand Video Slam of the Videofestival Bochum with Less Students in 2007.