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Sand Wanderer (6:21mins)

an animated short by Eric Giessmann

As the world starts moving around him, the young desert dweller decides to follow the footprints of his fellow tribesmen to the origin of natural forces, time.

a film by Eric Giessmann, script coach Ernie Tee, music Michel Banabila, sound | sound mix Wiebe de Boer, foley artist Maurits Overdulve, grading | delivery Laurent Fluttert, producer Marc Thelosen
this film is supported by the Netherlands Film Fund in the context of the Wildcard programme
festival distribution KLIK! Ursula van den Heuvel
international sales SND Films Sydney Neter

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July 25, 2018

Netherlands Film Festival 2018

It is with pleasure to announce that three seriousFilm productions have been selected for the upcoming edition of the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht:

The Principal Wife (2018 – 72mins) by Hester Overmars, a documentary co-production with KRO-NCRV, long-listed for the ‘Gouden Kalf’ competition.

Finity Calling (2018 – 15mins) by Jasper Kuipers, a stop-motion short in co-production with Walking the Dog (Brussels), in competition for the ‘Gouden Kalf’.

Sand Wanderer (2017 – 6:21mins) by Eric Giessmann, an animated short, produced in the framework of the Wildcard programme of the Netherlands Film Fund, in competition for the debutant ‘Gouden Kalf’.

Marco Niemeijers long documentary Garden of Life (2017 – 72mins) is unfortunately not selected, but long-listed for the ‘Gouden Kalf’ competition.

We warmly congratulate the filmmakers, and all who have been contributing to the productions.

 

April 14, 2018

Garden of Life in Dutch cinemas

The documentary ‘Garden of Life’ by director Marco Niemeijer receives its Dutch theatrical release on May 31, 2018, the film is scheduled for:

May

Filmtheater, Hilversum 31-5 / Rialto, Amsterdam 31-5 / De Balie, Amsterdam 31-5 / Ketelhuis, Amsterdam 31-5 / LUX, Nijmegen 31-5 / ‘t Hoogt, Utrecht 31-5 / de Verkadefabriek, Den Bosch 31-5 / de Cacaofabriek, Helmond 31-5 / Filmhuis, Den Haag 31-5 / de Filmschuur, Haarlem 31-5 / Cinema Oostereiland, Hoorn 31-5 / LantarenVenster, Rotterdam 31-5 / Fraterhuis, Zwolle 31-5 / Chassé, Breda 31-5 / Kijkhuis, Leiden 31-5 / Lieve Vrouw, Amersfoort 31-5, Forum, Groningen 31-5

June
Forum, Groningen 6-6 / Filmhuis De Spiegel, Heerlen June 7, 8, 9, and 10

September
Gruitpoort, Doetichem week 20-9

distribution by Periscoop Film

April 14, 2018

Finity Calling premiere

After many years of intense labour the animated stop-motion short ‘Finity Calling’ by director Jasper Kuipers premiered on Friday 13, 2018 during Playgrounds Blend in Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam. Congratulations Jasper!

First international screenings are scheduled for the Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart 2018, and during the Zagreb Animafest 2018.

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