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Keep an Eye 2022: (Blok C) Swans Reflecting Elephants

Filmblok C

Keep an Eye 2022: Filmblok C

Graduation films of the student class of 2022 of the Netherlands Film Academy; Commercials, Swans Reflecting Elephants, This is your captain speaking, LOUDER! SO I CAN HEAR YOU

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The films are shown with English subtitles on Sunday.

Programme

  • Commercials

    At the end of the fourth year of study, the students make one last short exercise; a commercial. This year they were commissioned to make a commercial for SIRE for one of two fictitious campaigns: Even a little sustainability goes a long way or Try turning a page for a change.

  • Keep an Eye 2022: (Blok C) Swans Reflecting Elephants

    Swans Reflecting Elephants (Documentary, 26’)

    What if you look at yourself in the mirror and you always see someone who looks so monstrously ugly, it almost seems inhuman? Director Niek Silvan was diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, the most severe form of a negative body image. Looking for answers to learn to live with himself, Niek goes in search of a young man whom he saw only once on television 17 years ago. This man, Jesse, openly talked about his Body Dysmorphic Disorder on an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show.

    Director: Niek Silvan
    Screenwriter: Maaike Hasselaar
    Producer: Hannah Borchard, Eleonora Minervino
    Cinematography: Sean Louw
    Gaffer: Pauline Skoreng
    Production Design: Muhammed Zekeriya Berber
    Editor: Marre Bonke
    VFX supervisor: Sem Driessen
    Sound Design: Jesse Enzler
    Re-recording Mixer: Zoé Beekes, Lesley van Brummelen
    Production Sound: Felicia Koolhoven
    Composer: Edwin Hidalgo
    Post-production Coordinator: Kim Idsinga

    This film was made with the support of AVROTROS.

  • This is Your Captain Speaking (Fiction, 24’)

    To prevent his music teacher Seydou from being evicted from The Netherlands, ten-year-old Asare decides to adopt him. When grown-up reality creeps up on Asares plan, he is at risk of losing not only his friend, but also his child-like imagination.

    Director: Idriss Nabil
    Screenwriter: Jan-Kees Joosse
    Producers: Patou ten Cate, Hannah van Helden, Myrthe Laarakker
    Cinematography: Wietger Mosch
    Gaffer: Pauline Skoreng
    Production Design: Shanique Etienne
    Art Direction & Costume Design: Jakobien Veling, Ziggy Zwart
    Editor: Alex Elsinga
    VFX Supervisors: Cinque Kelie, Sem Zeiss
    Sound Design: Zoé Beekes
    Re-recording Mixer: Sam Titshof
    Production Sound Mixer: Tauro ter Horst
    Composer: Alexandros Tomagain

    This film was made with the support of VPRO.

  • Keep an Eye 2022: (Blok C) LOUDER! SO I CAN HEAR YOU

    LOUDER! SO I CAN HEAR YOU (Documentary, 29’)

    In this documentary road movie, a hidden story about the filmmaker's deceased father sets off a journey in the present. Along the way, the landscape mingles with a poetic dialogue between father and daughter, and passers-by serve as counsellors in the grieving process and the search for her father’s past.

    Director: Laura Bokhoven
    Producers: Patou ten Cate, Marie-Louise Keur
    Cinematography: Thomas Weber
    Editor: Laura Helbing
    VFX Supervisors: Stevenson Lacroes, Sem Zeiss
    Sound Design: Zoé Beekes
    Re-recording Mixer: Sam Titshof
    Production Sound: Jesse Enzler
    Composer: Alexandros Tomagian

    This film was made with the support of HUMAN.

Details

Production year

2022

Length

88 min.

Country

NL

Part of

Keep an Eye Filmacademie Festival 2022

Class of 2022 of the Netherlands Film Academy will graduate during the eleventh edition of the Keep an Eye Film Academy Festival.

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