SND Films
By Robert-Jonathan Koeyers
Website director
2022
Animation
15 min.
The Netherlands
English
Produced by Valk Producties
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It’s Nice in Here is a fragmented portrait of a sensitive black boy nicknamed Crimson who lost his life during a police shooting. Exploring the subjective memories of his best friend, Imani, and of the police officer who shot him who both have wildly different recollections of this same faithful moment in a corner store.

WORLD PREMIERE SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE 2022

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SND Films
By René Nuijens
Website director
2021
Comedy
6 min.
The Netherlands
Dutch/English
Produced by Dutch Angle Production Services
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The film takes us to an intimate moment of Dick and Mary who meet each other for the first time during the Covid pandemic. An empty restaurant, a somewhat odd waiter and his strict measures make it a tough evening. Or will love prevail?

SELECTED AT MORE THAN 50 FESTIVALS
MECAL PRO, Barcelona, Spain
WINNER BEST COMEDY & SUPPORTING ACTRESS at SEVIFF Sevilla Indie FF (2022)
JURI DIPLOMA PRIZE at the DIOGENES INT. SHORT FF, Tbilisi
SPECIAL MENTION AWARD at BIG SYN FILMFEST21, United Nations, London (UK)

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SND Films
By Marcel Barelli
Website director
2021
LGBTQI - animation
5 min.
Switzerland
Available in French/Spanish/Italian/German/English V.O.
Produced by Nadasdy Film
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In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple is also a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You may not know it, but LGBTQI+  isn’t just a human story. This is a celebration of diversity in the animal kingdom.

AWARDS

  • Swiss Film Prize 2022 – Best Short Animation
  • The Special Distinction of the Jury, Insomnia International Open-Air 2021 – Russie
  • Best LGBT – Animation Film – Colors of Love International Queer Film Festival 2021 Penjab – Inde
  • Best animation – Festival of Nations 2021, Lenzing – Autriche
  • Honorable mention – ANIMASYROS International Animation Festival 2021 Syros island – Grèce
  • Special mention – Rising of Lusitania – AnimaDoc Film Festiva 2021 Gdansk – Pologne
  • Special mention – Scream Queer – Eros and Thanatos 2021 Rome – Italie
  • Best Animated Short Film for Young – ANIMAPHIX 2021 Bagheria – Italie
  • Grand Prix des P’tits Loups – Montreal Festival du nouveau cinema 2021 Montreal – Canada
  • Meilleur Film Thématique- Crossroads International Short Film Festival 2021 Istambul – Turquie
  • Bronze octopus award – TAF Thessaloniki Animation Festival 2021 – Grèce
  • best short – prémio del publico – International Film Festival of Lanzarote 2021 – Espagne
  • prix du public – Good Natured: A Conservation Optimism Short Film Festival 2021 Oxford – UK
  • runner up (2nd place) – Good Natured: A Conservation Optimism Short Film Festival 2021 – UK
  • best picture – Global Assembly on Everyday Life, Gender and Sexuality Film 2021 – Philippines
  • best script – Filmambiente Film Festival 2021 Rio de Janeiro – Brésil
  • people’s choice award – Filmambiente Film Festival 2021 Rio de Janeiro – Brésil
  • Rosa Brille Award – QUEERSICHT queer film festival 2021 Bern – Suisse
  • Sparks award (jury jeune) – Winterthur Internationale Kurzfilmtage 2021 – Suisse
  • Best Foreign Short Festival Mix Brasil de Cultura da Diversidade 2021– Brésil
  • Prix public (under 35) Sedicicorto International Film Festival 2021 Forlí – Italie
  • best short – Global Scientific Film Festival 2021 Zurich – 2021
  • JUDGE’S SPECIAL MENTIONS London International Animation Festival 2021 – UK
  • Guido Manuli Award for its powerful comedy – Sardinia Film Festival 2021 Sassari – Italie
  • prix du public pour un film d’anim – Festival int. du film de montagne d’Autrans 2021 – France
  • Best Animation Film Award, International queer film festival Merlinka 2021 Serbie

World Premiere – 2021 International Animation Film Festival Annecy
2021 Guanajuato

2021 Ottawa International Animation Festival
2021 Animatou – Geneva
2021 Cinekid – Amsterdam
2021 Dok-Leipzig
etc. etc.

 

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SND Films
By Jean-Jean Arnoux
2022
Animation
14 min.
France
French

Mister K works hard for “Pastagel”, a big company peddling a miraculous product to keep your hair fabulous all day long. Desperate to look like his colleagues, Mister. K does his best to look clean and sharp but infuriatingly his curly hair just doesn’t stay in place… But deep inside, isn’t he just like his hair, a little too rebellious?

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SND Films
By Jorn Leeuwerink
Website director
2022
Animation
8'17 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Studio Pupil
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A big group of animals makes itself dependent on a power grid, hooked onto the socket-shaped snout of a single sleeping pig… How long will that last?

Kaboom 2022 (world premiere)
Ciné Court Animé Roanne 2022
Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart 2022
Anifilm, Czech Republic 2022

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SND Films
By Hanne Berkaak
2021
Animation
14 min.
Norway
Norwegian
Produced by Mikro Film
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A World War II story focusing on hair, not heroes. Five siblings and their hair parlour offer women of the small Norwegian town Narvik a sense of normality in the midst of madness and despair. We follow 17-year-old Anna as her life is put on hold – just when it is about to start. Based on true events.

International Premiere: Spark Animation International Festival, Montreal 2021

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SND Films
By Christian Zetterberg
2021
Drama
9'20" min.
Sweden
Swedish
Produced by Gråklippan & Vintertid
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After a heated training match with the team, twelve-year-old Viggo and Noel go home to challenge each other’s limits and masculinity. A sudden stop to an innocent game questions what a male friendship is allowed to be.


World Premiere – 2021 BUFF Malmö Filmfestival


2021 Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
– ECFA SHORT FILM AWARD
2021 Show Me Shorts Film Festival

2021 Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival
2021 RIFF Reykjavík International Filmfestival
2021 Buster Film Festival
2021 Tirina International Filmfestival
2021 Cinekid – BEST INTERNATIONAL LIVE ACTION SHORT
2021 St. Louis International Film Festival
2021 Budapest International Children’s Film Festival – GOLDEN SQUIRREL AWARD
2021 Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
2021 Chicago International Children’s Festival
2022 Flickerfest Australia – BEST EU SHORT FILM

 

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SND Films
By Leon Golterman
Website director
2021
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue

Ultra-short, lovingly made stop-motion animation about ten-year old Kevin, who is growing up in a family with a tyrannical father. He wants to escape from this situation and dreams of becoming a pilot, finally leaving it all behind him – literally – with his little sister Jaimy.

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SND Films
By Erik Verkerk
& Joost van den Bosch
2021
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue

A burglar breaks into a museum and breaks more than he wants.

World Premiere 2021 Cinekid, Amsterdam

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SND Films
By Arthur van Merwijk
2021
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Kalio Animation
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When a New Year, in the form of a rowdy toddler, arrives in a frozen forest, and brings along the thaw, the Previous Year, in the form of an old man of snow and ice, tries to protect “his” forest.

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SND Films
By Erik Verkerk
& Joost van den Bosch
2020
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue

In this hilarious 2D & 3D animated short, a clean-up neat-freak octopus uses all of his tentacles trying to reach what he’s aiming for.

Cinekid 2020 – National Audience Award (Age 4-6)
Kuki Film Festival Berlin –  Best Short Film for children aged 4 and 6+
Babylon Film Festival (Iraq) – Best International Film
New York International Children’s Festival – Audience Award (age 3+)
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
Clermont-Ferrand Int. Short Film Festival 2021
Mecal Pro Barcelona
Kaboom Animation Festival
Très Court International Film Festival
and many more!!

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SND Films
By Raf Wathion
& Patrick Vandebroeck
2021
Animation
11 min.
Belgium / The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Wenneker.be

& Serious Film
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A young muskox migrates with a small herd through the cold barren tundra. For the hungry young ox the rules of conduct are difficult to fathom. His mother does her best to take care of him. During their journey the herd gets attacked by a pack of wolves, who are after Little Ox.

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SND Films
By Chenglin Xie
2021
Animation
7 min.
USA / China
No dialogue
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You are what you eat. In a world where people start to look like the thing they eat the most of, you can take this quite literally. When a newcomer prefers different eating habits, the visible consequences turn the world upside down.


2021 LEUVEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
2022 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

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SND Films
By Sanna de Vries
2021
Animation
4 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Studio Pupil
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In a little house filled with mirrors, Fiep focuses on her physical imperfections so intensely that her distorted self-image grows out of proportion – literally…

Cinekid 2021 – Best Dutch Animated Short
Indiejunior Porto, 2022
Seattle Children’s Film Festival, 2022
Kaboom Amsterdam, 2022
Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, 2022
Go Short, Nijmegen, 2022
Filem’on Kinderfilm Festival, Belgium 2022
 

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SND Films
By Vasili
2021
Documentary
12 min.
Myanmar
Burmese
Produced by Zindoc
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A courageous autobiographical short documentary, made by an anonymous filmmaker, about living in fear under the military junta in Myanmar, and about making films, which has become virtually impossible since the country’s military coup on February 1st, 2021.

 

WORLD PREMIERE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2021

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SND Films
By Lukas Kacinauskas
2021
LGTBQI - drama
21 min.
Lithuania
Lithuanian
Produced by LMTA
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Max goes on a date with another guy Tadas whom he met online. Max feels uncomfortable and timid so Tadas decides to act on his own initiative. He tries to get to know Max as they embark on a night ride around the city but Max is evasive to talk about himself. Max feels torn between his emotions and Tadas’ pressure. Eventually he breaks down and reveals his true identity.

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SND Films
By Eugene Arts
& Emily Reekers
Website director
2021
Drama
13 min.
The Netherlands
No dialogue
Produced by Kepler Film
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In an attempt to cheer up her depressed father, Hanna comes up with a spontaneous action that results in a symphonic concert through the neighborhood.

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SND Films
By Diederick Geers / Jelle Janssen
& Jasper Loos
2020
Animation
2'15" min.
The Netherlands
no dialogue
Produced by Valk Producties
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A sheriff’s shootout turns into an adventure through the wondrous world of film.

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SND Films
By Patty Stenger
2020
Animation
9 min.
Dutch
Produced by Family Affair Films
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When nobody wants to see you, your vision changes. Only when you fall, you seem to be a part of everybody, just for a little while.

WINNER GOLDEN CALF – Utrecht NFF 2020

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SND Films
By Arjan Brentjes
Website director
2020
Animation
10 min.
The Netherlands
English
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In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.

-Save the Earth! award, Short Shorts, Tokyo, Japan (June 2021)
-Best Animated Eco Film Award, IAFF Golden Kuker, Sofia, Bulgaria (May 2021)
Nominated for Best Animated at NFMLA Annual Awards, LA, USA (May 2021)
-Best Animation at Taos Shortz Film Fest, Taos, USA (March 2021)
-Mr. Zee Award for Best Animation, Shortcutz Amsterdam, Annual Awards,  (March 2021)
Nominated for Best Film & Best Director, Shortcutz Amsterdam, Annual Awards, (March 2021)
-Best animation Film, Rome International Film Festival, Rome (Georgia), USA (Nov. 2020)

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SND Films
By Michał Poniedzielski
& Dominik Litwiniak
2020
Animation
10 min.
Poland
Polish
Produced by Running Rabbit Films
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While going through his daily routine, Mr. Practical is suddenly reminded that being around a living creature could increase the joy of every day life.

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SND Films
By Benjamin Swiczinsky
2019
Animation
4 min.
Austria
English

Finally the Cowboys have lost against the indians. So US-citizens with migration background are coming home…

A short film packed with stereotypes illustrating the absurd discussion about sending all people back to their home countries, meaning the countries of their ancestors.

AWARDS
Best Animation, Austrian Film Festival, Austria 2020

“Best of the World”-programme, Hiroshima Animation Festival, Japan 2020
Honourable Mention, Festival of Nations, Austria 2020

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
Academy Awards (Oscars) – Best Animated Short – Longlist, USA 2021
Two Day Animation Festival, Austria 2019
Hiroshima Animation Festival, Japan 2020
Cortoons Festival, Spain 2020
Ars Electronica Festival, Austria 2020
Dumbo Film Festival New York, USA 2020
Krakow Film Festival , Poland 2020
Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, Germany 2020 (Covid-19 Edition)
Anifilm, Czech Republic, 2020
Animateka, Slovenia 2020
Bogoshorts, Colombia 2020
Festival of Nations, Austria 2020
Austrian Film Festival, Austria 2020
Pixel Vienna Filmfestival, Austria 2020
Cine Court Anime, France 2021
Internationales Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart, Germany 2021
European Film Festival Lille – Longlist, France 2021
Bamberger Kurfilmtage, Germany 2021

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SND Films
By Marcel Barelli
Website director
2013
Animated documentary
8 min.
Switzerland
Italian
Produced by Nadasdy Film
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My grandfather is telling me a story that he invented, and asks me to make a film out of it. Because of pol- lution, pesticides, and other toxic substances, a bee decides to leave her hive, looking for a more comfortable place for her to live in.

World Premiere 2013 Locarno Film Festival

For AWARDS see director’s link above.

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