“In kindergarten, everybody else’s dads are not in prison. That’s the problem.” An animated documentary about growing up with a father in jail.
Kajsa Næss (b. 1970) studied at the Oslo Film and TV Academy in 1993, followed by studies in animation at Volda University College from 1994 to 1996. After completing her education she co-founded the animation production company Mikrofilm AS with Lise Fearnley in 1996, and has since worked as a director, screenwriter, animator and producer for the company. The company's many films have been screened at numerous festivals, both at home and abroad, and have received several awards, incuding an Academy Award for Best Animated Short for The Danish Poet (Torill Kove, 2006). Næss herself has written, directed, animated and produced several animated and live-action shorts, documentaries, commercials and music videos.