EYE International - your Dutch film connection
Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2017

Dutch film wins Student Academy Award

Dutch film wins Student Academy Award WHEN GREY IS A COLOUR, by Marit Weerheijm, has won a Student Academy Awa... - Read more

NIGHTSHADE to the Academy Awards

NIGHTSHADE to the Academy Awards Live Action short NIGHTSHADE by Shady El-Hamus Dutch submission to the A... - Read more

BULLET TIME to the Oscars

BULLET TIME to the Oscars Short animation BULLET TIME by Frodo Kuipers and Merlijn Passier Dutch s... - Read more

LAYLA M. Dutch Academy Award entry

LAYLA M. Dutch Academy Award entry The uncompromising LAYA L. is Dutch entry to Best Foreign Language Oscar... - Read more

Dutch animation at Annecy 2017

For the 32th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival eight Dutch productions and coproductions have been selected. Episode George & Paul "Sleepwalking", directed by Joost van den Bosch & Erik Verkerk is selected for the section TV Films in Competition. Two films are selected for the Commissioned Films in Competition: Holland Animation Film Festival Leader 2017 by Shiwei DING & Chen LU (CN) and The Human Slaughterhouse by Simon Buijs & Cesare Davolio. Half a Life by Tamara Shogaolu and The Gap by Patrick Vandebroeck (BE) will be screening in the Short Films Competition. Tour by Jasmijn Cedée is selected for the Graduation Films Competition. Two films are selected for special programmes section Erotic Animation: Topor et moi by Silvia Krystel and Safe Sex: Powerplay by Greg Lawson.

For more info, see below. For the complete line-up with screening times, just click here.

Please come and visit us at the MIFA: #4.A07 See NL

 

TV Films in Competition
George & Paul "Sleepwalking"
("Slaapwandelen") (5’/26 episodes/DCP/Colour/2016)
Dir: Joost van den Bosch & Erik Verkerk
Prod: Pedri Animation (NL) & Beast Animation (BE)
Festival Distribution: KLIK! Distribution Service, ursula@klikamsterdam.nl, www.klikamsterdam.nl
Two best friends, George and Paul, live in a world of wooden blocks where anything is possible and adventure is always right around the corner!
TV Films in Competition 1:
Monday 12 June, 10:00 → 11:23, Cinéma Pathé Pathé 4;
Thursday 15 June, 14:30 → 15:53, MJC Novel;
Friday 16 June, 16:00 → 17:23, Cinéma Pathé Pathé 4.

Commissioned Films in Competition
Holland Animation Film Festival Leader 2017 (40"/ DCP/Colour)
Dir & Prod: Shiwei DING, Chen LU (CN)
Distribution: HAFF – Holland Animation Film Festival, Gerben Schermer, info@haff.nl, www.haff.nl
This leader was derived from the serious hallucinations I experienced when under the influence of cannabis. I hoped to restore my anxious hallucinations through artistic expression.
Commissioned Films in Competition:
Monday 12 June, 16:00 → 17:23, Cinéma Pathé 4
Tuesday 13 June, 11:00 → 12:23, Cinéma Pathé 2
Wednesday 14 June, 10:00 → 11:23, Cinéma Pathé 4
Friday 16 June, 11:00 → 12:23, Cinéma Pathé 3
Friday 16 June, 20:30 → 21:53, Cinéma Pathé 4

The Human Slaughterhouse (3’20”/ DCP/Colour/2017)
Dir: Simon Buijs & Cesare Davolio
Production & distribution: Amnesty International (UK) & ioo collective (In Our Opinion, NL), info@ioocollective.com, www.ioocollective.com
This harrowing story is based on the real-life accounts of former prison guards, officials and detainees held at the notorious Saydnaya Military Prison in Syria. Part of Amnesty International campaign 'END THE HORROR IN SYRIA’S TORTURE PRISON' .
Commissioned Films in Competition:
Monday 12 June, 16:00 → 17:23, Cinéma Pathé 4
Tuesday 13 June, 11:00 → 12:23, Cinéma Pathé 2
Wednesday 14 June, 10:00 → 11:23, Cinéma Pathé 4
Friday 16 June, 11:00 → 12:23, Cinéma Pathé 3
Friday 16 June, 20:30 → 21:53, Cinéma Pathé 4

Short Films in Competition
Half a Life (12’21”/DCP/Colour/USA,ID,NL/2017)
Dir: Tamara Shogaolu
Prod: Ado Ato Pictures, tamara@adoatopictures.com, www.adoatopictures.com
A reflective and intimate journey into the life of a young gay activist in present-day Egypt.
Short Films Perspectives 2:
Tuesday 13 June, 10:00 → 11:21, Bonlieu Petite salle; 
Thursday 15 June, 14:30 → 15:51, Bonlieu Petite salle; 
Friday 16 June, 14:00 → 15:21, Cinéma Pathé 6;
Saturday 17 June, 16:00 → 17:21, Cinéma Pathé 4.

The Gap (14’41”/DCP/Colour/ 2016)
Dir: Patrick Vandebroeck (BE)
Prod: Vivi Film (BE) & seriousFilm (NL)
Distribution: KLIK! Distribution Service, Ursula@klikamsterdam.nl, www.klik.amsterdam
Man is a cube-shaped figure who rectifies all bumps and humps in order to keep his desolate world flat. Then he is confronted with a little red ball.
Short Films Perspectives 2:
Tuesday 13 June, 10:00 → 11:21, Bonlieu Petite salle; 
Thursday 15 June, 14:30 → 15:51, Bonlieu Petite salle; 
Friday 16 June, 14:00 → 15:21, Cinéma Pathé 6;
Saturday 17 June, 16:00 → 17:21, Cinéma Pathé 4.

Graduation Films Competition
Tour (Toer) (2’22”/DCP/Colour/2016)
Dir: Jasmijn Cedée
Prod: KASK, Ghent School of Arts (BE)
Contact: Jasmijn Cedée, jazzcedee@gmail.com, www.jazzcedee.nl
A bit playful, somewhat abstract and teeming with energy. An homage to track cycling races, in honour of 't Kuipke, where the Six Days of Ghent have been held since 1922.
Graduation Films in Competition 1:
Monday 12 June, 23:00 → 00:12, Bonlieu Grande salle;
Wednesday 14 June,20:30 → 21:42, Cinéma Pathé 4;
Thursday 15 June, 14:00 → 15:12, Cinéma Pathé 4;
Friday 16 June, 18:00 → 19:12, Cinéma Pathé 4.

Erotic Animation - Tastes and Colours: GL(amour)
Topor et moi (11’/35mm/Colour/2004)
Dir: Silvia Krystel
Animation Director & screenplay: Ruud den Drijver
Production: Cineventura Animation, info@cineventura.com, www.cineventura.com
Actress Silvia Krystel reminisces about the art scene in Paris during the start of her career with Roland Topor who taught her to paint.
Erotic Animation: Tastes and Colours - GL(amour):
Monday 12 June, 23:00 → 00:12, Bonlieu Petite salle;
Friday 16 June, 21:30 → 22:42, Cinéma Pathé 3.

Erotic Animation - Tastes and Colours: La joie de vivre

Safe Sex: Powerplay (3’45”/35mm/Colour/2003)
Dir: Greg Lawson
Production: Lawson & Whatshisname, gregwlawson@gmail.com, www.greglawson.nl
A classic story of business and passion, violence, eroticism and Laurel & Hardy. Two businessmen-turned-leathermen have fun together, beating each other to a pulp. A light-hearted safe-sex message for the young and the young at heart!
Erotic Animation - Tastes and Colours: La joie de vivre
Wednesday 14 June, 21:30 → 22:43, Cinéma Pathé 3
Friday 16 June, 21:00 → 22:13, Bonlieu Petite salle


Annecy International Animation Film Festival, 12 - 17 June 2017
 
Please come and visit us at the MIFA: #4.A07 See NL

 

print this page to pdf