Films get good reception at preview

On October 29, the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg's first crop of films was presented during a festive preview at Lumière Cinema Maastricht. Hosted by Frans Pollux, the Masterplan was explained, the films introduced and shown, and Provincial Executive Mr. Koopmans and Alderman Mr. Van Grootheest gave...

Preview on 29 October

The first three films of the Masterplan Film Talent Limburg will be previewed on 29 October 2014. Connecting Flights, De Smet, and Before you Hit the Ground will get their first showing. On October 29, after the official preview for invited guests, there is an...

Connecting Flights

Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg presents an animated film by Arthur Gorissen   Production details Release: October 2014 Length: 5 minutes Genre: Drama Sales: SND Films Description One summer's day, Julia boards a plane to take her to her destination, unaware of what awaits her. Eduard is in a barbershop and a fly is distracting the...

De Smet

Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg presents a film by Thomas Baerten & Wim Geudens Production details Release: October 2014 Length: 14 minutes Genre: Tragicomedy Sales: SND Films Festivals & awards De Smet has been selected at the following festivals: International Short Film Festival Leuven  (BE) Be Film Festival  (BE) International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand  (FR) Cinequest Film Festival ...

Before you hit the ground

Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg presents a film by Sophie van de Pol and Bart van de Woestijne. Production details Release: October 2014 Length: 12 minutes Genre: Psychological drama Description It’s a typical weekday. Steven, a twenty-year-old student, is looking after one-year-old Levy at the usual babysitting address. A stupid, almost casual accident...

Blog 5 Arthur: Crunchtime!

The core of an animation project is predominantly at its end. You begin with small steps, and towards the end you’re making rapid progress. Nevertheless, the last weeks are still stressful. The deadline is getting closer, and there’s more than enough to do. Meanwhile, ninety per...

Blog 3 Bart & Sophie: The home stretch

A lot has happened in recent months: after filming in February, we began editing in March. For two weeks we were glued to the film – locked in the dark without any sense of time – and since then have created and tested about 20...

Blog 5 Wim & Thomas: Thank You!

After an intensive post-production phase, we can announce the good news that our film, De Smet, is ready to be let loose on the public. We would like to thank everyone who helped take De Smet from a crazy idea into a fully-fledged short film (something...

Arthur Blog 4: Development

Now the storyboard phase is complete and there's a final version of the story, we can begin the next step – the development phase. I’ll briefly explain what this stage means without giving too much of the final visual style away. The animation will be a combination...

Blog 4 Wim & Thomas: Filming of De Smet complete

From 10–13 May filming took place around Ham in Belgium for the short film De Smet – the second production of the Masterplan Filmtalent Limburg this year. The film, by the talented Thomas Baerten and Wim Geudens, has a top cast consisting of the Flemish...

Blog 3 Wim & Thomas: Presentation cast & crew

After a period of quiet (before the storm), the time has finally come to announce the cast for the short film De Smet. T Sven De Ridder (Het Vonnis, Frits & Franky, Cordon), Stefaan Degand (Rundskop, Connie & Clyde, De Ronde) and Tom Audenaert (Hasta...

Blog 2 Bart & Sophie: The shoot

(Thus, the shoot is over). After six weeks of intensive preparations, rehearsals, site visits, discussions, finalising, and hundreds of minor last-minute arrangements; finally, it was time to begin. On Friday February 21, we were in the car, excitedly driving to a beautiful villa in Landgraaf, which, for...