About us

TinDrum Production is a research & development studio founded by Michelle and Uri Kranot. Michelle and Uri have been working as a duo for 20 years; their art straddles experimental genres and unfamiliar mediums, fusing handmade crafted images and new technologies into contemporary experiences. Frequently characterized by a poetic sensibility and fragmented narratives exploring past and present, fact and fiction. They enjoy collaborative projects and experimentation across disciplines.

Both are members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Académie des César. They have been recently honored with the Grand Jury Prize for Best VR Immersive Work at the 77th La Biennale di Venezia and Best Immersive XR at the 74th Cannes Film Festival. 

The Kranots gained recognition with films such as Black Tape, Hollow Land, How Long not long, Nothing Happens, Songbird and most recently, the multimedia work The Hangman at Home. Their projects won the Fipresci Prize and Best French short Annecy Int. Animation Film Festival, the Oscar® Academy Award Shortlist and the Danish Arts Foundation award for the performing arts, The Amnesty Int. Award and the Lumen Prize for digital arts. Their installation works have exhibited in Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, Kunsthalle Vienna, the Venice Biennale, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Today Art Museum Beijing and Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen.

The Kranots are leaders of ANIDOX, with a focus on animated documentaries, as part of the Animation Workshop / VIA University College. They hold various key positions as researchers and educators in the Center for Visual Storytelling, and are active curators and guest lecturers internationally. Offering consultancy, masterclasses and moderated events. Originally from Israel, the Kranots live in Viborg, Denmark.