STOP EVERYTHING YOU ARE DOING! JOB, JORIS & MARIEKE HAVE A NEW SHORT FILM and we are thrilled to screen it at Shortcutz! Oscar-nominees Job, Joris & Marieke saw their films and music videos winning over 75 awards and screened at more than 300 film festivals worldwide. It’s a real pleasure to welcome them again as our special guests and screen their latest film A DOUBLE LIFE.
MORE ABOUT JOB, JORIS & MARIEKE
Job, Joris & Marieke, that’s the name of the animation studio. It’s just their three names: Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins and Marieke Blaauw. It’s probably the most uncreative studio name ever. They admit it. They’ve put no effort at all in coming up with a better name. Pretty lame for such a creative studio. Doesn’t really speak for them, does it? They’ve made the wise decision to put all their creative energy in the work, and have you seen their work? Imagine how amazing their studio name could have been...
They have a weird history, considering they’re an animation studio. The three of them didn’t study animation, but they graduated as product designers at the Design Academy Eindhoven. During their studies, they discovered they had a passion for telling stories and composing music.
But designing products + telling stories = very difficult. So animation turned out to be the best medium for us. It’s the perfect combination of storytelling, designing and composing.
In 2013, their slasher film MUTE was released. Their second short, A Single Life, was nominated for an Academy Award® in the category Best Animated Short in 2015. Since then, the studio focused on making short films. (Otto) was released in 2015 and had its premiere at the TIFF festival in Canada. It was nominated for a Rocky Award.
In 2016, their 21-minute film, Heads Together, made in co-production with Viking Film and VPRO, was released and has been nominated for a Rocky Award and the Prix De Jeunesse. They’ve just finished their latest short, A Double Life, which will have its festival release this fall.
Altogether, their films and music videos have won over 75 awards and were screened at more than 300 film festivals worldwide.
In our Official Selection, you can watch and meet the teams of:
Guust Mulder | Live-Action | 15:00
A black comedy about Alaraph, an age-old, quiet, unshakable man, who is shown as an attraction in a museum. When his first and only mating-season begins, he awakens and breaks free. While a search team is trying to find him, his old-fashioned values clash with the volatile standards of the modern world.
ALONE WITH EVERYONE'S LOVE
Paulien van Hummel | Live-Action | 03:43 | PREMIERE
A portrait of the young Isa, following her daily journey of emotions, during her search for happiness.