Franziska Unger was born in Heilbronn and studied Architecture in Dresden. She is working as an architect and visual artist under the pseudonym tanpopo. Her work consists of music videos with found footage as much as experimental film projects and graphic design. Her work has been shown in numerous festivals and galleries including Cannes, Videodox, Münzenberg Forum Berlin and won several awards.


She is part of a director´s duo Apocalypse Delight with Camille Tricaud. They are together holders of the Media Arts Scholarship of the Kirch Stiftung for the year 2020. „Apocalypse Airlines“, their first film, won the Short Tiger Award (Next Generation) at the Festival de Cannes 2020.




  • Festival du Cinéma européen, Lille 2021
  • Arte, 2020-2021
  • Next Generation Short Tiger, Cannes 2020 (Short Tiger Award)
  • Münzenberger Forum Berlin 2020 (Experimental Film Award)
  • München Filmschool Festival 2020 (Climate Clip Award)
  • Flotter Dreier Kurzfilmfestival, Hamburg 2020 (Audience Award)
  • Foresight Film Festival 2019 (Audience Award)
  • Green Image Filmfestival, Tokyo 2020
  • Tricky Women, Vienna 2020
  • Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche 2020
  • Filmfest, Dresen 2020
  • Sehsüchte, Potsdam 2020
  • Cinemaambiente, Torino 2020
  • PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn 2020
  • Festival de Cine Aleman, Buenos Aires 2020
  • Filmfestival Warschau, 2020
  • German Currents, Los Angeles 2020
  • Festival of German Films, Moskau 2020
  • Underdox / Videodox, München 2019
  • CoMA Container of Modern Art – Atelierstr. 4 – München, Exhibition tanpopo 2018