Dutch animated films in Annecy
The Dutch short stopmotion animation film RED-END AND THE SEEMINGLY SYMBIOTIC SOCIETY by Robin Noorda and Bethany de Forest is selected for the International Competition of the 50th edition of the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, France. Selected for the festival's Panorama program is THE ORIGIN OF CREATURES by Floris Kaayk. The festival will take place from June 7 - 12, 2010.
In RED-END AND THE SEEMINGLY SYMBIOTIC SOCIETY ant Red-End differs from the rest and tries an experiment. The film is set in an unusual fairylike world.
RED-END was made to be shown in the extremely high resolution 4K and takes part in the international Cinegrid Network. The film won several international awards a.o. the "Prix du Public" in the category European Short Films during the festival Premiers Plans in Angers and the prize for Best Film at the International Animated Film Festival Cinanima in Espinho, Portugal. Sales is handled by SND Films.
THE ORIGIN OF CREATURES shows a futuristic vision of mankind after a catastrophic disaster. In this dark parable mutated limbs are looking for corporation, but due to miscommunication this mission is doomed to fail.
Apart from RED-END and THE ORIGIN OF CREATURES two other Dutch productions are selected for the prestigious festival: BLACKHOLE by Arjan van Meerten will participates in the Music Video section and the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival trailer 2009 by House of Secrets is selected for the category Advertising Films.