EN - Inspired by the method of feeding geese in order to produce 'foie gras', loudly burping carnivorous plants are being stuffed at a plantation. Next, they are harvested and processed at a factory into cans of spam. Our hero Red-end jeopardises it all in his attempt to save his friend who got stuck in one of them.


Title Red-end and the Factory Plant
Original title Red-end and the Factory Plant
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Animation
Genre steam punk magical realistic stop-motion animation film
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-09-23


Photography Robin Noorda
Sound Warnier Posta
Art director Bethany de Forest
Music Phantom Frank

Technical specs

Running time film 15'30"
Release format DCP
Other available formats Quicktime HD1080 ProRes
Aspect ratio 16:9
Sound format 5.1
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Main producer Erik Schut
Main production company Rocketta Film
Supported by Netherlands Film Fund, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners Morphosis


2015: International Competition - Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (FR)

Cafard competing in Holland

Jan Bultheel’s animated film Cafard has been selected for the International Feature Film Competition at the Holland Animation Film Festival, set to run 16-20 March in Utrecht. Four co-productions with Flanders have also been selected for the Festival’s Short Film programme.

CafardThe film is one of nine features competing in the Holland Animation Film Festival’s International Competition and marks the Dutch premiere for Cafard after festival screenings in Ostend, Busan, Montreal, Gijón and Arras. Arielle Sleutel produced for Tondo Films.

Published on Tuesday 16 February 2016

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Last edited on 14 November 2016

Short info

Director Robin Noorda, Bethany de Forest
Producers Steven De Beul, Ben Tesseur
Writers Robin Noorda, Bethany de Forest

Beast Animation
Ben Tesseur
Oude Baan 1D
2800 Mechelen
T + 32 15 636 828


Rocketta film
Erik Schut
Rapenbrug 57-d
1011 TV Amsterdam
the Netherlands
T +31 20 6276690

Website https://www.facebook.com/redendanimation/
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