Catastrophe

A film by: Jamille van Wijngaarden

When a little bird suddenly drops dead in it’s cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually making everything worse in the progress.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 2’ 15”
Completion: 09/2017
Genre: animation
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: None

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Festivals::

  1. Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (7 – 17 September, 2017)
    Official Shorts Selection
  2. Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (20 – 29 September, 2017)
  3. Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia (5 – 8 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  4. KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, the Netherlands (17 – 22 October, 2017)
    Dutch Panorama Program
  5. Cinekid Festival, the Netherlands (21 – 27 October, 2017)
    Nederlands Kort
  6. Naples International Film Festival, United States (26 – 29 October, 2017)
    Official shorts section
  7. Les Sommets Du Cinéma D’animation, Canada (22 – 26 November, 2017)
    Very Short Films International Competition
  8. Crossing The Screen, United Kingdom (23 – 26 November, 2017)
    Competition
  9. International Short Film Festival Leuven, Belgium (2 – 9 December, 2017)
    Out of Competition: Animation Nations & Childrens program
  10. Eindhovens Film Festival, the Netherlands (6 – 10 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  11. Piccolo Festival Animazione, Italy (11 – 16 December & 27 – 29 December, 2017)
    Animakids Program
  12. Pendance Film Festival, Canada (15 December, 2017)
  13. Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia (12 – 21 January, 2017)
    Out of Competition: Short Laughs Comedy Programme
  14. International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands (24 January – 4 February, 2018)
    Educational Program
  15. ANIMA – Brussels Animation Films Festival, Belgium (9 – 18 February, 2018)
    Official Selection – Competition Animated Night
  16. MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival, Portugal (8 – 18 March, 2018)
    Supershort Film Competition
  17. Vientianale Film Festival, Laos (15 – 18 March, 2018)
    Official Selection
  18. Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France (19 – 24 March, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  19. Roanne International Animation Short Film Festival, France (19 – 25 March, 2018)
    International Competition
  20. Sandgate Film Gala, United Kingdom (24 March, 2018)
  21. Landshut Short Film Festival, Germany (14 – 19 March, 2018)
    Official Competition
  22. Mecal Pro, International Short Film and Animation Festival, Spain (15 March – 2 April 2018)
    International Competition
  23. Akbank Short Film Festival, Turkey (19 – 29 March, 2018)
    Out-of-Competition: Perspective
  24. Leeds Young Film Festival, United Kingdom (26 march – 5 April, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  25. Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (11 – 15 April, 2018)
    Educational program & Comedy Shorts
  26. cellu l’art Short Film Festival, Germany (24 – 29 April, 2018)
    Opening night
  27. IndieLisboa – Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Portugal (26 April – 6 May, 2018)
    IndieJunior
  28. Montclair Film Festival, United States (26 April – 6 May, 2018)
    Official Selection
  29. Solar Cinema Malta – Touring Festival, Malta (1 May – 10 October, 2018)
  30. Nashville Film Festival, United States (10 – 19 May, 2018)
    Official Selection
  31. Plein la Bobine Film Festival, France (26 May – 1 June, 2018)
    Graines de programmateurs
  32. Future Film Festival, Italy (29 May – 3 June, 2018)
    Official Competition
  33. Très Court International Film Festival, France (1 – 10 June, 2018)
    Official Selection
  34. Kidsfilmfest – Brooklyn Film Festival, United States (2 June, 2018)
    Official Selection
  35. Little Big Shots – International Film Festival for Kids, Australia (6 – 11 June, 2018)
    Official Selection
  36. Huesca International Film Festival, Spain (8 – 16 June, 2018)
    Short Film Competition Won: Dazante for Best International Short Animation
  37. Figari Film Fest, Italy (16 – 24 June, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  38. FEST New Directors New Films Festival, Portugal (18 – 25 June, 2018)
    FESTinha competition
  39. Palm Springs International ShortFest, United States (19 – 25 June, 2018)
    Official Selection
  40. Dotdotdot – Vienna’s Open Air Short Film Festival, Austria (3 July – 24 August, 2018)
    Cat Video Festival Special
  41. Animare Film Festival, Italy (3 – 7 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  42. Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival, Korea (11 – 17 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  43. Festival Hongerige Wolf, the Netherlands (13 – 15 July, 2018)
  44. Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal (14 – 22 July, 2018)
    Curtinhas Competition
  45. Insomnia International Open-Air Animation Fim Animation Festival, Russia (19 – 23 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  46. Lago Film Fest International Festival of Short and Documentaries, Italy (20 – 28 July, 2018)
    Official Selection
  47. Giffoni Experience, Italy (20 – 28 July, 2018)
    Elements +3 Competition
  48. ONE Country ONE Film International Festival, France (23 – 29 July, 2018)
    Childrens Films
  49. Zabut Animated Short Film Festival, Italy (27 – 29 July, 2018)
    Official Competition

Director: Jamille van Wijngaarden
Screenplay: Jamille van Wijngaarden
Producers: Keplerfilm: Derk-Jan Warrink, Koji Nelissen
Associate producers: Jack Kuiper & Joris van Seggelen
Animation Studio: Storm Post Production
Art Direction: Raphaël El Khaddar & Bart Otto
Lead Animator: Sem Assink
VFX Supervisor: David van Heeswijk
Cinematographer: Mick van Dantzig
Sound: Randall Macdonald
Editor: Jurriaan van Nimwegen & Erik Sluiter
Composer: Hans Nieuwenhuizen
Voices: Wimie Wilhelm, Ricky Weissman