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JUNKYARD
Original title : Junkyard

SYNOPSIS ENGLISH:

A man is being robbed and stabbed by a junkie and in that last second before he dies, a youth friendship flashes before
his eyes. He and his bosomfriend grew apart, when the latter was being drawn more and more into a misty world of
drugs and criminality under influence of a lowlife dealer who lives with his father on the junkyard in their neighbourhood.
DIRECTOR:
Director: Hisko Hulsing
Adres: Balistraat 42-C
Zip: 1094 JN
City: Amsterdam
Country:  the Netherlands
tel/fax:  +31 (0)20 6164745 / +31 6 83177245
mail: contact@hiskohulsing.com
url:  www.hiskohulsing.com
PRODUCTION:
Company:  il Luster Films
Contact:  Chris Mouw
Adress: Schoutenstraat 4 bis
Zip: 3512 GB
City: Utrecht
Country:  the Netherlands
tel/fax:  +31 (0)30 24 007 68
mail:  distribution@illuster.nl
url:  www.illuster.nl
CO-PRODUCTION
Company:  Cinété
Contact:  Willem Thijssen
Adress: Begijnenvest 59
Zip: B-2000
City: Antwerpen
Country: Belgium
tel/fax:  +32 (0)3 2321132
mail:  info@cinete.be
url: www.cinete.be
DISTRIBUTION:
Company:  il Luster Productions
Contact:  Chris Mouw
Adres: Schoutenstraat 4 bis
Zip:  3512 GB
City: Utrecht
Country: the Netherlands
tel/fax:  +31 (0)30 24 007 68
mail: distribution@illuster.nl
url:  www.illuster.nl
CREDITS:
Directed by:  Hisko Hulsing
Screenplay: Hisko Hulsing
Animation 2D:Stefan Vermeulen, Hisko Hulsing
Animation 3D:Polder Animation
Voices:  Brian Croucher, Mark Bazeley, Kellie Bright
Music:  Hisko Hulsing
Foley, sound&mix: Jeroen Nadorp at Bob Kommer Studios
Production:  Arnoud Rijken, Michiel Snijders, Willem Thijssen, Hisko Hulsing
Production assistent: Chris Mouw
il Luster Productions – Schoutenstraat 4 bis- 3512 GB – Utrecht – +31 30-2400768 – www.illuster.nl
CATEGORY:
Animation / Short film
COUNTRY/YEAR OF PRODUCTION:
2012, the Netherlands / Belgium
FIRST PUBLIC SCREENING:
Annecy 2012, 4 -9 june, France
DEBUT:
No, itʼs not a debut film
DIALOGUE/LANGUAGE:
English
SUBTITLES:
No subtitles (because, almost no dialogue)

TECHNIQUES:

mixed techniques: oilpaint on canvas, drawings and 3D CGI
VIEWING FORMAT:
dvd
SCREENING FORMAT
35mm, DCP, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP, dvd
RUNNING TIME:
18 min.
(00:17:50)
ASPECT RATIO:
1:1,85
FPS:
25 Fps
COLOUR:
Colour
SOUND:
Dolby Digital
STILLS:
Available, please request them at: distribution@illuster.nl
VALUE OF SCREENING COPY:
€ 400

BIOGRAPHY HISKO HULSING

Hisko Hulsing majored in painting and animation at the art academy of Rotterdam in 1995. His first films Harry Rents a Room and Seventeen were invited to numerous festivals, such as Annecy, Telluride, Montreal and Seattle and won several awards.

Besides writing, directing, painting and animating for his animated films, Hisko composes the orchestral soundtracks for his own films.Hisko made illustrations and storyboards for over 100 advertising- and production companies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and Czar. He directed and animated television leaders for MTV and Dutch broadcasting companies and creates comics which have been published in Eisner and Zone 5300. In 2013 Hisko made over 100 oilpaintings on canvas to serve as backgrounds for the animated documentary The Last Hijack.

Junkyard, Hisko´s latest film, premiered at the Annecy International Animation Festival in june 2012. Among many awards, Junkyard won the Grand Prize for Best Animated Short at the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the Audience Award at the Animated Film Festival Stuttgart.

Filmography as director:

Harry Rents a Room (1999)

Seventeen (2004)

MTV – Return of the Son of the Blob (2005)

Junkyard (2012)

 

AWARDS for JUNKYARD:

Grand Prize - Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada

Audience Award - Stuttgart Festival of Animated Films, Germany

Grand Prize – SICAF, South-Korea

Animation Jury’s Grand Prix – Magnolia Award – Shanghai TV Festival, China

Blue Sky Studios Award for Best Animation - Woodstock Film Festival, USA

Best Animated Short - St. Louis International Film Festival,  USA

Grand Prix Dutch Animation - Holland Animation Film Festival

FX Animation Award – Mecal International Short Film Festival Barcelona, Spain

VNAP Craftsmanship Award - Holland Animation Film Festival

Best Animation Award - International Short Film Festival Lille, France

Audience Award – Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival, The Netherlands

Audience Award – Asheville Cinema Festival, USA

Playgrounds Award Best Dutch Motion Design 2012 - Playgrounds Festival, The Netherlands

Animpact Special Prize – Animpact Max 2012, South Korea

Best Animation Award – Fargo Film Festival, USA

Best International Short Film - UNCIPAR, Argentina

Best of The Fest – Northwest Animation Festival, Portland Oregon, USA

Grand Prix – Neum Animated Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Best Short Film (15 – 60 minuts) - Anifest, Czech Republic

Best Short Film - Rabbitfest, Italy

Audience Award for Best Animated Short – Spokane International Film Festival, USA

Best Professional Film – Zwols Animatie Film Festival, Netherlands

Nominated for Best Animated Short - Raindance Film Festival

Nominated for a Golden Calf for Best Short - Nederlands Film Festival, Netherlands

Official Dutch Entry for the Oscar for Best Animated Short 2013

 

 

SCREENINGS

04-09 June 2012 ANNECY ANIMATION FESTIVAL Annecy, France

04-09 September 2012 FANTOCHE, Baden, Switserland

19-23 September 2012 OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Ottawa, Canada

21-23 September 2012 ANIMASYROS FESTIVAL, Cyclades, Greece

26 Sept – 5 Oct.2012 NEDERLANDS FILM FESTIVAL, Utrecht, Nederland

09 October 2012 DISNEY STUDIO’S, Los Angeles, USA

10 October 2012 DREAMWORKS, Los Angeles, USA

10 – 14 October WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL,  Woodstock, USA

10 -14 October  3DWIRE, Segovia, Spain

10 -21 October BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL, London, UK

20 – 27 October  GRANADA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Granada, Spain

16-21 October 2012 INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Lille, France

22 – 28 October 2012 TINDIRINDIS INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Vilnius, Lithuania

26-28 October 2012 PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Los Angeles, USA

31 Oct. – 14 Nov. 2012 CINE PREMIERES FRANS FILM FESTIVAL, Groningen, Netherlands

01 – 04 November 2012 ASHEVILLE CINEMA FESTIVAL, USA

01 – 18 November 2012 LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Leeds, UK

09 – 15 November 2012 INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BRATISLAVA, Slovakia

07 November 2012 BLUE SKY STUDIO’S, Connecticut, USA

08 – 23 November 2012 TAIPEI GOLDEN HORSE FILM FESTIVAL, Taipei, Taiwan

07-11 November 2012 KLIK AMSTERDAM ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

13 – 18 November 2012 INTERFILM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Berlin, Germany

13 – 17 November 2012 BRADFORD ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Bradford, UK

13 – 25 November 2012 FESTIVAL DU CINEMA EUROPEEN EN ESSONNE, Essonne, France

15 November 2012 FRESH OF THE GRILL FILMFEST, Royal Oak, USA

16 – 25 November 2012 ANILOGUE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Budapest, Hungary & Vienna, Austria

28 Nov – 2 Dec 2012 ANIMPACT ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Korea

01-08 December 2012 INTERNATIONAAL KORTFILMFESTIVAL LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium

03 – 16 December 2012 ANIMATEKA, Ljubljana, Slovenia

25 Jan-4 Feb 2013 GÖTEBORG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Göteborg, Sweden

01 – 10 February SPOKANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Spokane, USA

08 – 17 Februari 2013 ANIMA, Brussels, Belgium

18 – 22 Februari 2013 ANIMEX, Middlesbrough, UK

27 Februari 2013, SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

03 – 07 March 2013 TEHRAN INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Tehran, Iran

5 – 9 March 2013 FARGO FILM FESTIVAL, Fargo, USA

06 -10 March 2013 OMAHA FILM FESTIVAL, Omaha, USA

07 – 13 March 2013, ATHENS ANIMFEST, Athens, Greece

13 -17 March 2013 GO SHORT – ISFF, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

17 March – 2 April 2013 HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Hong Kong, China

19 – 24 March 2013 ROANNE CINE-COURT ANIME, Roanne, France

20 – 24 March 2013 HOLLAND ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, Utrecht, The Netherlands

28 -31 March 2013 UNCIPAR, Villa Gesell, Argentina

04 -08 April 2013 ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Oregon, USA

04 – 28 April 2013 MECAL SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Barcelona, Spain

04 – 07 April 2013 BE THERE FEST, Corfu, Greece

17 – 21 April 2013 CORTOONS, Rome, Italy

19 – 21 April 2013 ANIMATRICKS, Helsinki, Finland

23 – 28 April 2013 FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM STUTTGART, Stuttgart, Germany

24 April – 4 May 2013 BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Brussels, Belgium

25 April – 2 May 2013 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL, California, USA

26 April – 1 May 2013 ANIFEST, Teplice, Czech Republic

10 May – 17 August ROOFTOP FILMS SUMMER SERIES, New York, USA

10  - 12 May AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, New South Wales, Australia

31 May – 2 June 2013, NORTHWEST ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Oregon, USA

10 – 14 June, 2013, SHANGHAI TV FESTIVAL, Shanghai, China

17 – 23 June, 2013, SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Shanghai, China

14 -16 June 2013, RABBITFEST, Perugia Italy

18 – 24 June 2013 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTSFEST, California, USA

20 -30 June 2013, MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Melbourne, Australia

20 – 24 June 2013 ,FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE CONTIS, Contis, France

27 – 30 June, ANCA FEST, Slovakia

29 June – 5 July, NEUM ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL, Neum, Bosnie Herzegovina

30 June – 6 July 2013, MAREMETRAGGIO,  Trieste, Italy

5 Juli 2013, KOMMUNALES KINO, Freiburg, Germany

25 -28 Juli 2013, ISFF Wiz-Art, Lviv, Ukraine

24 – 28 July 2013, SICAF, Seoul, South Korea

26 -28 July 2013, MAS SORRER, Barcelona, Spain

27 – 28 July 2013, ZWARTE CROSS, Lichtenvoorde, Netherlands

28 July – 2 August 2013, SUPERTOON, Sibenik, Croatia

02 – 18 August 2013, ANIMA MUNDI, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Brazil

09 -13 August 2013, ANIMIX FESTIVAL, Tel Aviv, Israel

09 – 14 August 2013, ANIBAR, Pejo, Kosovo

02 – 07 September 2013, FICBUEU, Bueu, Spain

05 – 08 September 2013, TENERIFE SHORTS, Tennerife, Spain

1 -10 September 2013, KROK INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILMS FESTIVAL , Ukraine

13 September 2013, JAMESON CINEFEST, Miskolc, Hungary

19 – 29 September 2013, CALGARY FILM FESTIVAL, Calgary, Canada

25 September – 6 October 2013, RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, London, UK

26 – 30 September 2013, INDIE-ANI FEST, Seoul, Korea

28 September – 5 October 2013, CICDAF, Changzhou, China

02 – 05 October 2013 2013, TOFUZI, Tbilisi, Georgia

05 – 13 October 2013, ANIMATOU, Geneva, Switzerland

10 – 20 October 2013, ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL, Australia

04 – 13 October 2013, ANIM’EST, Bucharest, Romania

16 – 21 October 2013, FILMINI, Bulgaria

17 -20 October 2013, IAFF WIESBADEN, Wiesbaden, Germany

21 – 27 October 2013, UPPSALA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Uppsala, Sweden

25 October – 3 November 2013, LONDON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL, United Kingdom

26 October- 1 November 2013, REANIMANIA FESTIVAL, Yerevan, Armenia

24 October – 2 November 2013, RAZOR REEL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL, Brugge, Belgium

12 – 17 November 2013, BREST EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Brest, France

13 – 17 November 2013, CINANIMA, Espinho, Portugal

14 – 24 November 2013, SLIFF, St. Louis, USA

November 2013, BIG CARTOON FESTIVAL, Moscow, Russia

19 – 22 November 2013, SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013, Hong Kong ,China

22 November 2013, ANIMATIC 2013, Pamplona, Italy

23 – 26 November 2013, MECAL CHILE, Chile

22 – 24 November 2013, SHORT ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL,  Oslo, Norway

27 Nov – 01 Dec 2013, ANIMATED DREAMS, Talinn, Estonia

29 Nov – 15 Dec 2013, FESTIVAL ON WHEELS, Ankara, Turkey

01 – 08 Dec. 2013, 31, ALE KINO Festival, Poznan, Poland

02 – 06 December 2013, ARCIPELAGO Festival, Rome, Italy

06 – 13 December 2013, LE FESTIVAL DU FILM DE VENDOME, Vendome, France

 

Apart from the Festivals, JUNKYARD is part of the “Best of Ottawa 2012 tour” and the ” Best of ITFS Stuttgart 2013 tour .”

 

Best of Ottawa 2012 Screening Venues
November 16-25, 2012 Taipei, Taiwan Digital Art Center, Taipei
November 19, 2012 Columbus, OH, USA Wexner Center for the Arts
January 12, 13 & 26, 2013 Boston, MA, USA The Institute of Contemporary Art
February 27 & 28, 2013 Vancouver, BC Pacific Cinematheque
March 8 & 15, 2013 Fredonia, NY, USA Suny Fredonia
March 16, 2013 Vancouver, BC Emily Carr University of Art & Design
March 28, 2013 Cupertino, CA, USA De Anza College
April 5, 2013 San Jose, CA, USA San Jose State University 
April 4 & 5, 2013 Portland, OR, USA Northwest Film Center 
April 16, 2013 Calgary, AB Alberta College of Art & Design
April 18, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul Museum of Modern Art
April 22, 2013 Detroit, MI College for Creative Studies
May 6, 2013 Kansas City, MO, USA Kansas City Art Institute
May 30, 2013 Madrid, Spain Esne University
June 7, 2013 Los Angeles, CA, USA American Cinematheque
July 27, 2013 Philadelphia, PA, USA International House Philadelhia

Best of ITFS 2013

The Animated Film Fest on Tour!

Screenings:

- October 19, 2013: Stuttgart (Germany)/Stuttgart Nacht, Cinema (Best of International Competition & BW-Reel)

- October 19, 2013: Stuttgart (Germany) – Cinema // StuttgartNacht (Best of International Competition & BW-Reel)
- October 26, 2013: Yerevan (Armenia) – ReAnimania (Best of International Competition & BW-Reel)
- October 28-31, 2013: Tel Aviv (Israel) – IAD // Minshar for Art, The Israel Animation College (BW-Reel, Best of International Competition, Best of Tricks for Kids)
- October 28, 2013: Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw (Poland) – IAD (BW-Reel. Best of International Competition, Best of Tricks for Kids)
- October 28, 2013: Sofia (Bulgaria) – IAD (BW-Reel, Best of International Competition, Best of Tricks for Kids)
- November 05, 2013: Stuttgart (Germany) – Municipal Library (BW-Reel)
- November 07, 2013: Puchon (South Korea) – PISAF (BW-Reel, Best of International Competition, Best of Tricks for Kids)
- November 17, 2013: Tübingen (Germany) – Family and Children’s Day at Arabian Film Festival (Best of Tricks for Kids)
- November 23, 2013: Freiburg (Germany) – Cartoon Night in municipal cinema (BW-Reel)
- December 06-07, 2013: Simbabwe (Africa) – ZIMFAIA (BW-Reel, Best of International Competition, Best of Tricks for Kids)

 

 

 

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