12FRAMES aka Jan Schönwiesner is an award winning Art Director and Designer at the intersection of design, animation and film. His design sensibilities have been applied to music videos, short films, installations and live visuals for major brands. He has developed and executed Motion Graphics for screens of all sizes for close to two decades.
After studying at the BAUHAUS School of Design and the Cleveland Institute of Art he worked with premium brands like BMW, Rolls Royce, MINI, Bosch and Disney.
His continued work on international trade shows has led him to places like Tokyo, Geneva, Detroit, Berlin, Paris and Beijing. He collaborates with amazing teams on great projects that have garnered industry laurels such as a Cannes Design Lion, Red Dot Design Awards, iF Design Awards and Art Directors Club Awards. 12FRAMES develops projects with a passion for cinematic design and storytelling.
Available for freelance work and awesome projects, remote or on-site.
Brands I worked with include
Awards & Screenings
I've been fortunate enough to work with amazing teams on great projects that have garnered industry laurels.
Cannes International Advertising Festival 2010, Design Lion: Silver IAA 2009 - BMW
ADC Award 2013: Bronze BMW - The Target (Mutabor/gate.11)
Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2013: BMW Detroit Motor Show (Mutabor/gate.11)
Art Directors Club Award 2010, Bronze: IAA 2009 - BMW
MAXON Feature, 2011: Visual Music featured project on homepage
Budapest Architecture Film Days 2011: part of animation program
Red Dot Design Award, 2013: BMW - The Target (Mutabor/gate.11)
iF Communication Design Award, 2010: IAA 2009 - BMW
Red Dot Communication Design Award, 2010: IAA 2009 - BMW
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, 2010: part of "Animated Architecture"
BUG at the British Film Institute London
Art Directors Club Exhibition: "Festival des halluzinogenen Films"
Unicato Award: Best Music Video
Onedotzero: part of international festival tour "terrain 08/09"
ADC New York, Merit Award: IAA 2009 - BMW
GoEast Filmfestival - Official Selection
MUSEEK Festival Moscow - Official Selection
Art of Film Festival - Official Selection
Kurzsüchtig - Official Selection
Istanbul Short Film Festival - Official Selection
Time Warp Film Award 08
Euroshorts Filmfestival: Best Animation
iF Design Award, 2013: BMW - The Target
Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2011, Silber: IAA 2009 - BMW
Unicato: short film screenings on German TV
3D Attack Magazin: Feature-Interview
Clermont-Ferrand Festival - Official Selection
Hamburger Architektur Sommer, 2015: part of "Animated Architecture" lecture
Backup Festival - Official Selection
Sehsüchte - Official Selection