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 2016 Official Selection, film index

Mr Sand

Mr Sand

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A dreamy bedtime story about early cinema. A mix of techniques recalls the atmosphere of this dangerous new medium. In the background, a strange real or imagined character, Mr Sand, is moving around.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Mr Sand

    Directed by: Soetkin VERSTEGEN

    Soetkin Verstegen graduated in Cultural Studies in Leuven, then earned a Master's degree in Audiovisual Arts and Screenwriting in Brussels. After her studies, she did a model making internship at Aardman and has since been working independently and doing freelance animation for TV and film studios. She specializes in stop-motion and is an expert puppeteer and set decorator. In 2015, she was granted the AniDox Residency at The Animation Workshop in Denmark.

    Country: Denmark, Belgium

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 08 min 15 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper, puppets, rotoscope, diverse techniques

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Soetkin VERSTEGEN

    Production: THE ANIMATION WORKSHOP, Michelle KRANOT

    Sound: Andrea Martignoni

    Voice: Thomas Bellinck