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Research - The blocky Guide to Parenting (German: Recherche - Der kleine eckige Erziehungsratgeber) is a 2019 brickfilm by Steffen Troeger. It is an adaptation of an episode of a radio comedy show by Westerholt & Gysenberg, and is about a child doing research on the internet who stumbles upon brickfilms and decides to learn how to make one.[1] It was created for Steinerei 2019, in which it won in two categories.[2] It is a non-minifig brickfilm, with original LEGO puppet designs.



German cast

  • Florian von Westerholt as Child
  • Moritz von Westerholt as Parent

English cast


  • Steffen Troeger - Animator, Design, Sound, Director, Music
  • Sound Ideas - Music
  • Westerholt & Gysenberg - Thanks
  • The Four Monkeys - Translation help
  • Robin Roschlau - Translation help


Year Competition Category Result
2019 Steinerei Best Stop-Motion Animation Won
Best Voice Acting Won
Brickfilmer's Guild Film Festival Best Scenic Nominated
Best Sound Design Nominated
Best Acting Nominated
BFG Member's Choice Nominated