NEU NOW LIVE Retrospective: Part 5 - Robbe Vervaeke, Film Maker
'I'm kind of having my 15 minutes of fame.
I'm actually looking forward to all that being over...'
When this interview was conducted via skype on 18 June, 2013 Belgian Film Maker Robbe Vervaeke
had just snatched the prize for the Best Debut Film at The Annecy International Film Festival
, amongst the most prestigious events in the animation field. Norman,
his winning short,
is his first professional work since his graduation from film academy, making this achievement all the more impressive.
Not surprisingly, in the interim Vervaeke and Norman
have gained even more heat. With upcoming screenings at another of the world's great festivals, The Montréal World Film Festival
, as well as at a 'big American festival' that he is not at liberty to disclose details about at this time, Vervaeke's star is rising - but all he's hoping for is to get back to work on his signature style, oil painted animation. Don't know what that is or what it looks like? Scroll below to watch the full version of Erszebet
, his entry in NEU NOW 2009, and a trailer for Norman
. Read more »