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Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2014

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For the upcoming edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival several Dutch films have been selected, two of which in International Competition. The 38th edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival will take place in France from June 9 - 14, 2014.

Feature-length Competition

The Last Hijack
Directed by: Tommy Pallotta & Femke Wolting
Produced by : Submarine (NL)
Co-produced by: Still Films (IE), Razor Film (DE), Savage Film (BE), IKON (NL), ZDF (DE)     
Script: Tommy Pallotta, Femke Wolting
Sales: The Match Factory
Awards / festival selections: Selected for Panorama Dokumente at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival 2014
A feature-length documentary and an online transmedia experience offering a unique way to investigate Somali piracy - from many different perspectives.

Dutch Shorts in Graduation Films Competition


Original title: Gracht
Directed by: Joost de Jong, Nick Groeneveld, Michael Koning, Jeroen Hoolmans
Script: Joost de Jong, Nick Groeneveld, Michael Koning, Jeroen Hoolmans, Tanja chung
Produced by: School of the Arts, Utrecht (HKU), www.hku.nl
Awards / festival selections: Online Competition UPC Animation Prize at the Netherlands Film Festival 2013
Harry and his huge, oblivious son run a moving company together. When they help a girl move apartments, their dull, tiny lives are disrupted.

Dutch Shorts Out of Competition

The Visitor
Directed by: George Dechev
Script: George Dechev en Kristina Mirova
Produced by: Erik Thijssen, info@erikthijssen.nl
Awards / festival selections: Best Animated Film at the Balchik International Short Film Festival - In the Palace (Bulgaria), July 2013.
A short film about a solitary particular person. Despite his extraordinary gift he doubts himself, looking for the meaning of life. Based on a story by Yuri Vladimirov (approx. 1921).

Dutch films in other sections of Annecy Festival

Special programmes - Stop-motion: Joop Geesink - The Disney of Duivendrecht

Disney of Duivendrecht
The Disney of Duivendrecht

Directed by: Berenike Rozgonyi
Produced by: NGN produkties
Awards / festival selections: Nomination for Best Use of Footage in an Arts Production, March 2014 FOCAL International - Federation of Commercial Audio Visual Libraries (United Kingdom).

Special programmes - Stop-motion: Inhabited Worlds

Directed and produced by: Martha Colburn

Special programmes - McLaren Now: Now Dance
Scratch (2000)
Directed by: Oerd van Cuijlenborg


For more information:

Annecy International Animation Film Festival: www.annecy.org

The Last Hijack
Ph: +31 20 330 1226

Sales: The Match Factory
Ph: +49 221 539 709-15

School of the Arts, Utrecht (HKU), Lilly de Haan, www.hku.nl
info@grachtmovie.nl, www.grachtmovie.nl

The Visitor
Erik Thijssen

The Dysney of Duivendrecht
NGN produkties
Flip Nagler

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