A film about Tex and his cartoonfamily, who have just moved to the ‘real’ world.
A film about Tex and his cartoonfamily, who have just moved to the ‘real’ world.
Imad (10) lives in a war zone. When he finds a bird with a broken wing, he brings it home and carefully nurses it back to health. This new friendship brings Imad joy, dreams, and strength. He learns to listen to his heart and finds the courage to choose a (new) future.
During a dream, 7 year old Yuki is reunited with her sister Iwa (11), who has recently passed away. Together, they share an exciting adventure and along this journey, Yuki is forced to conquer her anxieties. Ultimately, she has to face her biggest fear: to live her life without her sister.
Short, sweet ‘n screwy. An ox and a bird. Can’t live with, can’t live without each other.
Stopmotion animation film – made of mud, sand and water – about climate change.
The squirrel makes friends with the swallow. When the swallow is in danger he tries everything to save her.
An illusionist and his assistent perform a series of incredible acts and afterwards reveal to the audience how their tricks work. However this explanation is even more astonishing than the tricks, which only enhances the illusion. Gradually, the illusions become more and more amazing until it appears they are not a trick, but real. From that moment on, reality and illusion can no longer be separated.
A tribute to the largely vanished breed of small shopkeepers.
“Love loop” is a film in the tradition of the Punch-and-Judy show.
Two cars crash in a dark wood. The drivers, a man and a woman, get out to assess the damage and have an argument that results in hilarious and unexpected developments.
In this film the camera traverses the world of Professor Roelofsz’ cartoons. It is a dream lasting only a few minutes or is it cruel, everlasting reality?
The day has come to an end and it’s time to go to bed.
An animation filmmaker designs a piece of furniture for his son Thjeu…
Mission Ville is an art film created from a journey filmed from a hot-air balloon.
A chased fly finally comes to rest…
A man visits a museum and makes his way along the various works of art, which seem to be reflections of himself.
While the seasons pass, new steps are taken on the ladder of evolution.
The inarticulate and screaming punk music played by the punkband “The Squits” is, as a symbol of our time, the basis for this animated film.
A heavenly figure builds a world full of nice freaky creatures.But the last one he builds doesn’t agree and turns against its maker.
In a small room, against a backdrop of tulips and windmills, four people move around a table at an ever increasing speed.
Pas à deux is an exciting dance to the music of time, the rhythm of changes.
A fantasy film on a nightly tribal ritual to honour the ancestors.
A music clip with characteristics of our time, and of an unknown female singer from the 40’s with a mix of songs of that time.
“Sorry, Walhalla is full”
A man and his dog are observed as they awake and get up.
A tale of dreams, cardboard, glue – mere puppet play.
“The Egg or the Chicken?”
Can we preserve this way of life?
From the depth of her three limp breasts, Mona Lisa sings a duet with her ever-loving Dick.
There can be no doubt about which of the twin brothers is the mother’s favourite. Changing her mind might no be as difficult as it seems, but it takes a lifetime.
A girl lies in her bed.
Without Words: A Message from the Artist depicts five artists and the five different art forms they use to express themselves.
Short animation film about events surrounding the dead-end relationship between two people in their living room being watched by a cat. The most important individual present is a fish in a very special fishbowl.
A fight against the loss of nature
Zapping on our TV set we’ll find rockstar Michael Moneymaker presenting his latest music video for the ultimate good cause: himself. A parody with a sting.
A mental image of a landscape may be associated with a possibly terrifying reality.
It is not always easy for an actor to please the film director.
Ooooops !!! is an amusing short animated film for young and old, displaying the many talents of its maker, Maarten Koopman.
It’s a zoo out there!
About a creature living in his natural surroundings, the desert.
The wonder of evolution takes place during the drinking song of Gustav Mahler’s “Das Lied von der Erde” (“Song of the Earth”).
A man is playing the piano. He pauses to look out of the window and finds himself watching a series of pivotal events from his own past – turning points in the passage of his childhood dreams towards the reality of the man he became.
Director Gerrit van Dijk states: “I move, so I am”, a free interpretation of Descartes quatation: “I think, so I am”, is my credo to express myself on celluloid. “I am not shooting pictures, I animate…”
In this puppet film a fat man is sitting on one side of a gap, tucking into a sumptuous meal.
A living room with mountains in which photographs are used.
“The Garden” is a short animation which is situated in a good garden where evil rules. The beginning of the end or a new beginning?
In this film, which was designed especially for children, all the letters of the alphabet appear as a series of colourful, simply-drawn balloons.
In the spring of his life Li Pai asks the Golden Fish in Lake Kou Nen how to live. “Look around and see the answer”, says the Golden Fish.
In fluid animation sequences four parts of a postcard transform into absurd situations.
Jaco is set in the jungle.
A man goes to see his doctor. He feels very tired. The doctor takes some blood from the patient and puts it under a microscope. Through the microscope we see why this man is not feeling so good….
“Hands Off” is intended as a stimulus for discussion, within the broader campaign against wife battering.
This film is about the spatial relationship between two people and their surroundings, a snow-white cube.
This film tells the story about the frightfull first night of a tenant in his new flat.
A woman, a child. The relation they have can be judged by the spectator.
In 1990 Maarten Koopman made “The Bedroom”: the creation of “The Bedroom at Arles” by Vincent van Gogh in one minute.
This animated film tells, or rather suggests, the story of a man’s life.
This is a fairy tale about Joringel, the hero, and his beloved Jorinde, who is turned into a nightingale and carried off to a far-away castle by a sorceress.
Theme: Various countries and their specific celebrations and ceremonies.
In 1560 Pieter Brueghel painted “The Struggle of Saint George and the Dragon”. Also in later years the dragon’s game was an important item of the carnival celebrations.
Eight statements of filmmakers and artists from Canada, the United States and Holland.
The main character is a woman around her 50’s.
Three generations are being confronted with themselves and their apparently pointless surroundings. The beginning of a mysterious search.
Where animation film and oil paintings meet, animator Gerrit van Dijk in his entirely unique way brings life to static pictures. In one fluid movement he animates 39 paintings from the collection in the Frans Hals Museum.
A series of clay-animation films about alternative ways of sharing the household responsibilities.
Is there a life after separation?
Lots of fun and excitement in this animated version of the popular children’s book by Robert Spier and Phyllis Krasilovsky.
Against pastel coloured backgrounds two cubes come to life through a toy snow dome.
A short animated film about the high expectations with which parents can burden their children.
Djohha is traveling again.
“La Donna è Mobilé” is a journey into male fantasies seen through the eyes of a woman.
This film originated from two pieces of music by Daan Manneke.
Buon appetito, …or not?
A training film for sporters and sporters to be.
Inspired by the art works in a museum, a paint brush starts to paint his own work of art.
Because of the growing urbanization, there’s no longer room for nature – but in a museum…
Animated in clay, “Capriccio” is a film about a young girl and three fun-loving musical creatures who fly in and out of her life as she pursues a career in classical music.
At the music of “Caravan” lines and shapes move in an abstract landscape.
Can so much happen in six minutes or is this film a false reflection of reality?
Stop The Greenhouse Effect!
We follow the trail of a wheel transforming into a bouncing ball.
A self-portrait in which through lack of cohesion destructive elements finally gain the upper hand.
“Joelfeest” (The Carnival Shout) is an animated film about the development of carnival through the ages, from heathen times until the present day.
A little pencil-drawn man is threatened by an eraser until he is redrawn in ink. Paper, however, remains vulnerable.
A woman descends a spiral staircase, which gradually transforms into a continually moving series of drifting, abstract triangles.
How someone finds consolation amongst his self-caused unpleasant circumstances.
An animated bullfight, which takes an unexpected turn.
A ‘naked’ banana desperately in search of his proper skin.
It is hard to keep up with time so it seems.
The sense and atmosphere of this animated film grow out of the play of light and shade, of shapes and movements the starting point being a pillared gallery with a figure.
A wealthy man who’s about to enjoy his diner begrudges a vagabond and his companion dog their own, upon which the food itself comes to action.
The film tells the story of a town where the lives and thoughts of the inhabitants are controlled by two men.
A lonely hotel room, a picture on the wall. The 4 seasons in 1 minute. Kwaaak!
The main character, a modern Don Quichote, strives to right the wrongs of this world.
The conductor uses his audience to achieve his own success.
This animated film is a commentary on the imaginary nature of photography and film.
This production wants to draw the attention of the general public to the link between many of the environmental problems in the third world-countries and our western way of life.
During a heart transplant operation, as he struggles between life and death, Amos Klein returns to siginificant landmarks over the course of his life. These correspond with key moments in Israeli history.
Last moments of a mafia boss….
This is the tragic story of Blanca.
In his 3rd short puppetry film Eric Steegstra creates an enchanting, colourful and magic underwater world.
An abstract animated adventure into the world of Franz Schubert
The Theatre of Life without one single living creature.
During a thunderstorm at night, two ladies find a neglected young cat, whom they take care of together.
In her dreams Dolores is an ordinary grandmother who enjoys her peace and quiet and her family.
In an immeasurable architectural universe, a figure made of nuts and bolts crawls around with a shell as a head.
The last year Jaymie and her brother John are living in a foster home during the week. In the weekend they live with their parents. Her mother has an addiction problem and her father can be aggressive. For Jaymie it is difficult that she doesn’t live with her parents anymore. There is only one thing she want: going home. Despite everything.