Spoetnik

A film by: Noël Loozen

Sam finds himself in between a food-truck and a brothel.

Country: the Netherlands
Genre: comedy
Length: 10’30”
Completion: 09/2015
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Dutch, French
Subtitles: English / Dutch / French

Festivals::

  • Netherlands Film Festival, the Netherlands (23 September – 2 October, 2015)
    Gouden Kalf Competition
  • Berlinale, Germany (11 – 21 February, 2016)
    Generation 14Plus
  • REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada (16 – 20 March, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (6 – 10 April, 2016)
    European Competition Won: NTR Go Short Award for Best Fiction
  • Sehsüchte International Film Festival, Germany (20 – 24 April, 2016)
    Youth Competition
  • Busan International Short Film Festival, South Korea (22 – 26 April, 2016)
    International Competition
  • Cinema In Sneakers Film Festival, Poland (1 – 12 June, 2016)
    Short Film Competition Special Mention
  • Festival International de Contis, France (9 – 13 June, 2016)
    Official Selection
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival, United Kingdom (15 – 26 June, 2016)
    Official Selection
  • Huesca International Film Festival, Spain (17 – 25 June, 2016)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA (21 – 27 June, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Best of International Short Films Festival, France (6 – 10 July, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Lago Film Fest International Festival of Short Films, Italy (22 – 30 July, 2016)
    International Competition
  • Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico (22 – 31 July, 2016)
    Official Selection
  • Concorto Film Festival, Italy (20 – 27 August, 2016)
    Official Selection Won: Young Jury Award
  • Seoul International Youth Film Festival, South Korea (25 August – 1 September, 2016)
    Short Film Competition
  • Duhok International Film Festival, Iraq (9 – 16 September, 2016)
    Short Competition
  • Quebec City Film Festival, Canada (14 – 24 September, 2016)
    International Competition Won: Grand Jury Prize
  • Le Long Week-End Du Court, Canada (23 – 25 September, 2016)
  • Milwaukee Film Festival, United States (22 September – 6 October, 2016)
    Official selection
  • Ruwe Diamant Festival, the Netherlands (21 September, 2016)
  • Short Films Under the Stars, Italy (25 September 2016)
  • Festival du Premier Court-Métrage, France (7 – 9 October, 2016)
    Official Selection Won: Audience Award
  • Court Métrange – International Fantastic And Etrange Short Film Festival (19 – 23 October, 2016)
    Competition Won: Prix de France Télévision
  • Les Enfants Terribles – European First Film Festival, Belgium (20 -23 October, 2016)
    Short Film Competition
  • Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele, Germany (22 – 23 October, 2016)
    Official Competition
  • Festival du cinema international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada (27 – 28 October, 2016)
    Espace Court
  • Devour! The Food Film Festival, Canada (2 – 6 November, 2016)
  • Brest European Short Film Festival, France (8 – 13 November, 2016)
    European Competition
  • Images En Vues International Short Film Festival, Canada (10 – 12 November, 2016)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Dunoon Film Festival, United Kingdom (11 – 13 November, 2016)
    Out of competition: Young & the Wild
  • Sleepwalkers International Short Film Festival, Estonia (12 – 16 November, 2016)
    Out of Competition: Vitamin Pills
  • Kinodiseea International Children’s Film Festival, Romania (15 – 20 November, 2016)
    Short Film Competition 15 – 18 years Won: Young Jury Best Short Film for Youth & Professional Jury Best Short Film for Youth
  • ZubrOFFka International Short Film Festival, Poland (7 – 11 December, 2016)
    Competition Whole Wide World
  • Vilnius International Film Festival, Lithuania (23 March – 6 April, 2017)
    Official Short Selection

Director: Noël Loozen
Screenplay: Noël Loozen
Producer: Halal: Gijs Kerbosch, Roel Oude Nijhuis, Gijs Determeijer
Cinematographer: Tim Kerbosch
Sound: Lennert Hunfeld
Editor: Mieneke Kramer
Composer: Sjam Sjamsoedin
Line producer: Bo Polak
Production designer: Sanne Schat
Costume designer: Minke Lunter
Color correction: Joppo in de Grot
Title design: Sander Brouwer
Cast: Jiri Loozen, Romy Gevers, Michel van Dousselaere, Michiel Kerbosch, Marcel Zwoferink