To introduce their first broadcast of Elephant Feet, Arte has made a portrait of Dan Geesin. This interview (with bonus video) can be seen on Arte website.
ELEPHANT FEET update
After being selected for the Clermont Ferrand Film Festival Competition, and winning the Golden Calf, ELEPHANT FEET by Dan Geesin, is doing well on the international market. The film was selected for the prestigious Les Nuits en Or; a short film programme by the French César Académie du Cinema. Every year the Académie selects the [...]
DAN GEESIN won the GOLDEN CALF for best Short Film
ELEPHANT FEET, the film by artist, composer and filmmaker Dan Geesin, won the Golden Calf -the Dutch Film Award- this weekend!!! Rots Filmwerk congratulates the whole cast and crew, but above all ofcourse Dan Geesin himself. Elephant Feet would not have been possible without the financial support by The Netherlands Film Fund, and the sponsoring [...]
INGMAR BERGMAN AWARD
The Ingmar Bergman International Debut award went to Dutch film "Can Go Through Skin," by Esther Rots. 8-02-2010 - The Ingmar Bergman Award, one of the six Dragon Awards of the Göteborg International Film Festival in Sweden, celebrates "a debutant who in her film treats an existential theme with a dynamic or experimental approach to [...]
CAN GO THROUGH SKIN wins TITANIC FILM FEST
"Can Go through Skin" won the prestigious BREAKING WAVES award and a 10,000-euros prize for Best Film at the 17th Titanic International Film Festival in Budapest on Saturday. 19-4-2010 - Every year the award goes to the director of the most outstanding, daring and innovative movie of the Hungarian Titanic International Film Festival. This year's [...]
THE GARDEN in TATE MODERN
'The Garden', a short film by Dan Geesin and Esther Rots will be screened at the Tate Modern in London. The film, a photo-animation made in 1999, is the first collaboration of Dan Geesin and Esther Rots.
CAN GO THROUGH SKIN in German Cinemas
Arsenal Distribution is releasing 'Can go through skin' in Germany. Arsenal, the 'Institut für Film und Videokunst', that also organizes the Forum of the Berlinale, is distributing the film. The first screening was thursday the 28th January at the Arsenal, Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
CAN GO THROUGH SKIN wins 3 Golden Calves
The feature 'Can go through skin' has won 3 Golden Calves at the Dutch Film Festival 2009. The award for best actress awarded to Rifka Lodeizen. Best editing awarded to Esther Rots. The Jury gave the Golden Calf for the Special Jury Award to the team of 'Can go through skin' and spoke highly about [...]
CAN GO THROUGH SKIN – 3rd in Dutch Audience Award
The Dutch audience voted 'Can go through skin', as the 3rd place runner up for the 'Film 1 Audience Award' of the Dutch Film Festival. 151.000 people gave their opinion about all films in the main program. The award winning film is 'Upstream' by Danyael Sugawara. Upstream: 4,39 Winter in Wartime: 4,2 Can go through [...]
CAN GO THROUGH SKIN – 7 Golden Calf Nominations
The feature 'Can go through skin' by Esther Rots has been nominated 8 times at this year's Dutch Film Festival. 'Can go through skin' has been nominated for: BEST SOUND DESIGN - Dan Geesin BEST PHOTOGRAPHY - Lennert Hillege BEST EDITING - Esther Rots BEST ACTOR - Wim Opbrouck BEST ACTRESS - Rifka Lodeizen BEST [...]