Otmar Gutmann

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Otmar Gutmann
Born(1937-04-24)24 April 1937
Münstertal, Germany
Died13 October 1993(1993-10-13) (aged 56)
Russikon, Switzerland
OccupationProducer, animator, director
Years active1980–1993
Known forPingu

Otmar Gutmann (24 April 1937 – 13 October 1993) was a German television producer, animator, and director. He is best known for his long-running creation of the Swiss (later British) stop-motion children's television series Pingu in 1990,[1] made at his studio Trickfilmstudio (then Pingu Filmstudio and later The Pygos Group).


  • Pingu (1990–2006, Creator)


  1. ^ SILVIO MAZZOLA (20 October 1993). "Obituary: Otmar Gutmann". The Independent.

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