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 2016 Award Winners, film index



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The life of a scruffy, banished homeless man is enlightened by the arrival of a very unexpected visitor.

Award in Annecy

  • Best Original Music Award for a Short Film, sponsored by the SACEM (2016)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Beast!

    Directed by: Pieter COUDYZER

    Pieter Coudyzer was born in Belgium in 1978 and graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent in 2003. His graduation film "Moodswing" was selected at over 100 festivals and won the Grand Prix at Anima 2004 and the Franciscus Pycke Prize from the Academy in Ghent. In 2007, he contributed to "DichtVorm", a collective film produced by S.O.I.L. His short film "The Wake" took home the SABAM Award at Anima 2013. In 2015, his first graphic novel, "Woekeraar", was published by Xtra.

    Country: Belgium

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 19 min 54 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: cut-outs, 3D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Pieter COUDYZER

    Production: Geert VAN GOETHEM, S.O.I.L., Linda STERCKX

    Distribution: Linda STERCKX, S.O.I.L., Geert VAN GOETHEM

    Artistic direction: Pieter Coudyzer

    Script: Pieter Coudyzer

    Graphics: Pieter Coudyzer

    Storyboard: Pieter Coudyzer

    Layout: Pieter Coudyzer

    Animation: Maya Gouby

    Compositing: Pieter Coudyzer

    Music: Ruben de Gheselle

    Sound: Senjan Jansen

    Editing: Ewin Ryckaert

    Voice: Marc 'Moon' van Overmeir