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::

  • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (7 – 17 September, 2017)
    Official Shorts Selection
  • Nederlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (20 – 29 September, 2017)
  • Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia (5 – 8 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, the Netherlands (17 – 22 October, 2017)
    Dutch Panorama Program
  • Cinekid Festival, the Netherlands (21 – 27 October, 2017)
    Nederlands Kort
  • Naples International Film Festival, United States (26 – 29 October, 2017)
    Official shorts section
  • Les Sommets Du Cinéma D’animation, Canada (22 – 26 November, 2017)
    Very Short Films International Competition
  • Crossing The Screen, United Kingdom (23 – 26 November, 2017)
    Competition
  • International Short Film Festival Leuven, Belgium (2 – 9 December, 2017)
    Out of Competition: Animation Nations & Childrens program
  • Eindhovens Film Festival, the Netherlands (6 – 10 December, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Piccolo Festival Animazione, Italy (11 – 16 December & 27 – 29 December, 2017)
    Animakids Program
  • Pendance Film Festival, Canada (15 December, 2017)
  • Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia (12 – 21 January, 2017)
    Out of Competition: Short Laughs Comedy Programme
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands (24 January – 4 February, 2018)
    Educational Program
  • ANIMA – Brussels Animation Films Festival, Belgium (9 – 18 February, 2018)
    Official Selection – Competition Animated Night
  • MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival, Portugal (8 – 18 March, 2018)
    Supershort Film Competition
  • Vientianale Film Festival, Laos (15 – 18 March, 2018)
    Official Selection
  • Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France (19 – 24 March, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  • Roanne International Animation Short Film Festival, France (19 – 25 March, 2018)
    International Competition
  • Sandgate Film Gala, United Kingdom (24 March, 2018)
  • Landshut Short Film Festival, Germany (14 – 19 March, 2018)
    Official Competition
  • Mecal Pro, International Short Film and Animation Festival, Spain (15 March – 2 April 2018)
    International Competition
  • Leeds Young Film Festival, United Kingdom (26 march – 5 April, 2018)
    Short Film Competition
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (11 – 15 April, 2018)
    Educational program & Comedy Shorts
  • cellu l’art Short Film Festival, Germany (24 – 29 April, 2018)
    Opening night

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