PILAR

A film by

the Netherlands/Belgium | 10' | 09/2020 | animation

A dangerous intruder gives Pilar the chance to discover the wild animal within and the means to escape the post-apocalyptic village she lives in.

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Square Eyes - Toronto IFF 2020
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Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten - Moldybyrd Studio

Biography

Moldybyrd Studio is a three-piece animation and illustration studio from the Netherlands. Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping and Diana van Houten graduated at the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht. United in their love for magical realism, myth and painted craftsmanship, they joined forces to create the painted animation short: Pilar.

Filmography

  • Pilar (2020) – short animation
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Crew

Directing: Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten
Screenplay: Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten
Production: il Luster Films: Arnoud Rijken & Michiel Snijders
Co-Production: S.O.I.L.: Geert van Goethem, Linda Sterckx
Animation: Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten
Line-animation: Kris van Alphen, Joke Eyken, Pieter van Luffelen, Pascal Giraud, Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten
Composer: Alex Debicki
Sound: Alex Debicki

Festivals

  • Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (10 – 19 September, 2020)
    Short Cuts
  • Celebration of Fantastic Fest, United States (24 September – 1 October, 2020)
    Best of Animation
  • Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival, Spain (8 – 18 October, 2020)
    Animation Competition
  • Chicago International Film Festival​, United States (14 – 25 October, 2020)
    Animated Short Film Competition
  • Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden (19 – 25 October, 2020)
    Out of competition: Fantastic films
  • El Gouna Film Festival, Egypt (23 – 31 October, 2020)
    Short Film Competition
  • Philadelphia Film Festival, United States (23 October – 2 November, 2020)
    Animated Shorts
  • Animaevka International Festival of Animated Films, Belarus (27 – 28 October, 2020)
  • International Competition
  • ALCINE 2020 – Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, Spain (6 – 13 November, 2020)
    Fantastic Late Night Session
  • Etiuda&Anima International Film Festival, Poland (17 – 22 November, 2020)
    Anima Competition
  • Taichung International Animation Festival, Taiwan (27 November – 2 December, 2020)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Animateka, Slovenia (30 November – 6 December, 2020)
    Best of the World
  • Sommets du cinéma d’animation, Canada (1 – 6 December, 2020)
    International Competition

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Press materials

EPK: Click here

Stills, poster & director’s photo: Click here

Dialogue list: No dialogues

Downloadable trailer: Click here