''A young woman drives an old car along a coastal road towards a village. There is a man in the passenger seat, contemplating. Planning to shape the future of the village, as well as his own.''

‘Where is this going? I am much intrigued. Was the Church the foundation of this community? Has it been sunk into the ocean? into Hell? I watched this several times and feel challenged.' 
Jan Harlan, Producer 
(The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, Eyes Wide Shut)
Jury-member Shortcutz Amsterdam
‘A weird, imaginative little folk tale, with unique animation and a terrifically atmospheric score' 
Hany Abu-Assad, Director 
(Paradise Now, Omar, The Mountain Between Us)
Jury-member Shortcutz Amsterdam

Nominations & Awards
Nominated for Best Film
Shortcutz Annual Awards, 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Winner of June
Shortcutz Weekly, 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands Film Festival
Mamaris International Short Film Festival
Shortcutz Amsterdam
Under_the_Radar_2019 Vienna
Animation Short Film Night
Music Shorts Film Festival

This film is dedicated to Hebe Charlotte Kohlbrugge ( 1914 - 2016 )
'It's the mid-second world war. Hebe is a member of the Dutch resistance. When she gets captured by the Nazis she pretends to be someone else and they seem to fall for it. But how long will it take them to figure out that she is not who she says she is... and what will happen to her if they do?'
Aufseherin is an animated short based on the story of world war II Dutch resistance woman Hebe Kohlbrugge.

Shortcuts Amsterdam 2017 - Official selection
Klik! Amsterdam animation festival 2016 - Official selection
Louisiana International film festival 2017 - Official selection
Fine Cut, Festival of Films - Semi Finalist
Hout (Wood) tells the story of a retired woodcrafter living his remaining days in a snow coated forest, fulfilling his passion: constructing wooden animals.
‘Hout’ is a short animation created by 2nd year animation students at the Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) in the Netherlands. The entire project took five months to create.
Nominations & Awards
Nominated for Best Animation and Best Film
Shortcutz Annual Awards, 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Winner of November
Shortcutz Weekly, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands

KLIK! Animation Festival, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Short and Sweet, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Capetown, South-Africa
Animated Dreams, 2015, Estonia
Viewster Online Film Festival Animated Worlds, 2015, Online
Studenten Festival, 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Athens ANIMFEST, 2015, Athens, Greece
Stukafest, 2015, Den Haag, Netherlands
Go Short, 2015, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival, 2015, Student Competition, Utrecht, Netherlands
shnit International Film Festival DOCUMENTS, 2015
Corfu Animation Festival BeThere!, 2015
Dublin Animation Film Festival, 2015, Ireland
anim'est International Animation Film Festival, 2015, Bucharest, Romania
Cardiff Animation Nights, 2015, UK

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