EN - A mighty state is experimenting with a new nerve gas that doesn't kill, but numbs people. By accident some of the gas is dropped on a peaceful country 'Nebelux', where suddenly strange mutations appear.


Title Operation X-70
Original language English
Status Completed
Category Shorts , Animation
Year 1971


Music Arsène Souffrian

animation: Willy Verschelde / backgrounds: Marc Ampe

Technical specs

Running time film 9'30
Release format 35mm
Aspect ratio 1:1.33
Sound format Mono
Colour Colour



2010: Internationaal Festival van de Animatiefilm te Hiroshima (JPN) / Fête du Cinéma d'Animation (FRA)


1972: Special Prize (Cannes International Film Festival) / First Prize (International Animation Film Festival Zagreba) / Honorary Prize (National Film Festival Knokke) / Audience Award (Antwerp Film International)

Animation pioneer Raoul Servais honoured in Poland

Belgian animator and filmmaker Raoul Servais has received the Chrystal Pegasus Award at ‘Animator’, the Polish International Animation Film Festival, in recognition of his entire career. The festival presented a retrospective with nine of his Servais’s short films, alongside his feature Taxandria.

Raoul ServaisInternationally recognised as the founding father of Belgian animation, Raoul Servais was guest of honour at the Animator film festival in Poland. The filmmaker was presented with the Chrystal Pegasus Award honouring his entire career, which spans more than five decades.

Published on Monday 27 July 2015

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Last edited on 30 July 2015

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