Marita Mayer grew up in Hamburg, Germany. She has a background in Cultural Management and Education from the University of Hildesheim and specialized in drawn animation at the Animation School Hamburg. Marita has worked for several 2-D and stop-motion productions since and was a program manager for five editions of Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF). From 2018 to 2020 she worked as line producer and production manager at Trollfilm AS in Dovre on Anita Killi’s short film Mor visste ingenting / Mother didn’t know . In 2022 her animated short film for children Jeg er ikke redd! / I am not afraid! (produced by Fabian&Fred, Germany, and Trollfilm AS, Norway) premiered at the Berlinale and has so far been shown at more than 40 festivals in over 20 different countries. Together with Fabian&Fred, Marita is currently developing the animated TV Series Vanja’s World. In August she started the production of the animated documentary short Grandpa has a broken eye.
- Ich habe keine Angst! (short) 2022
- Be Nice (short) 2009