Aeronaut

Ultrakort Film – 2021

Director: Leon Golterman
Producer: Paul Mathot & Thijme Grol
Pedri Animation

My roles: Animator, Prop maker and Assistant Puppet maker.

In this dreamy stop-motion film, the ten-year-old Kevin dreams about becoming a pilot so he and his sister Jaimy can escape from their tyrannical father. But when Jaimy gets her hands on her brother’s brand new model airplane, the bond between the two children is put to the test. 

Festival Selections:
Cinekid festival 2021- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Anima 2022 – Brussels, Belgium
Kaboom 2022 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Aspen Shortsfest 2022 – Aspen, CO, USA
Zlín Film Festival 2022 – Zlín, Czech Republic
Animafest 2022 – Zagreb, Croatia
Leiden International Shorts Film Festival 2022 – Leiden, The Netherlands
VERS Awards 2022 – The Netherlands
Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival 2022 – South Korea
Shortcutz 2022 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival 2022 – Utrecht, The Netherlands
BFI London Film Festival 2022 – London, United Kingdom

Nominations:
Best Short Animation – Cinekid 
Mr Zee Best Animation – 
Shortcutz

This film was supported in the context of Ultrakort, a collaboration of the Netherlands Film Fund, Vue Cinema and the Dutch Association of Arthouse Cinemas (NFO).

All clips in the compilation below are animated by Eva Schets: