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Posted by aap - January 8th, 2019


New short film!
Recently I've started working on a new short film with the working title Varken. For this project I received some funding for pre-production from the Netherlands Film Fund and I'm currently working on the storyboards. You can see some artwork below. I plan to post more updates and artwork for this project throughout the year.

 

Flower Found!
My film Flower Found! continues to play at several festivals around the world, and it even picked up some awards!

Last year I also travelled to many festivals to present my film, including Annecy, Zagreb, Ottawa and Hiroshima. I also found myself in some odd places like Kosovo and Macau. I took a month long train ride across Europe, visited Japan twice and got attacked by a raccoon in Canada.

Besides the festival screenings Flower Found! is also being distributed by The Animation Show of Shows and can be seen in theatres across the United States. It might screen in your city as well! Check out all the dates here. It plays alongside 15 other wonderful animated short films, 3 of which are Oscar nominated I think. Go check it out if you can!

Because of the distribution deal I cannot release the film online yet, but hopefully I will be able to put it up on Newgrounds at some point.

 It also got some nice reviews!
"an allusive pastel nightmare" -The New York Times
"might disturb sensitive children" -The Hollywood Reporter

 

FluXus Animation Film Festival
I'm organising a small festival featuring animated shorts from all around the world. It will be held on February 16 in Zaandam, The Netherlands. Submit films here! Also check out the poster I made for the festival.

 

Thanks for reading!!!!

 

 

Flower Found! trailerJorn LeeuwerinkVimeo

from on .

The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Trailer Acme Filmworks, Inc. Vimeo

from on .

Poster and concept art for my new film Varken:

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Comments (5)

I WANT TO WATCH FLOWER FOUND

Cool man, I may show my face! Congrats on all those wonderful screenings!

It's been awesome to watch your journey and the ongoing evolution of your style!

My journey started right here on NG, thanks for your support over the years Tom! :)

This is some pretty inspiring stuff! Nice.

Sounds like you have a lot going on!