EN - The 3D-animated story of Tuesday, a friendly young parrot who lives on an island paradise with a quirky bunch of animal friends but dreams of discovering the rest of the world. After a violent storm, parrot Tuesday and his animal friends discover Robinson Crusoe, a strange creature washed up on their beach. The animals are going to have to tame this new arrival, which just might give Tuesday the opportunity to experience an extraordinary adventure and perhaps leave his island!

NL - Robinson Crusoe, net gered door een piratenschip, vertelt zijn verhaal aan zijn redder Kapitein Long John Silver. Tuesday, een jonge papegaai, ziet het anders. Hij vertelt de muizen Rufus en Cecil zijn "ware" verhaal.


Title Robinson Crusoe
Original title Robinson Crusoe
Original language English
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Animation
Genre family film
Year 2016
World première / first public presentation 2016-02-02


Technical specs

Running time film 90'
Release format DCP3D - Digital
Other available formats DCP2D, 35mm, Apple ProRes
Aspect ratio 2:39
Sound format Dolby Digital 5.1; stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D, 3D


Supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Grid Animation named European Producer of the Year at Cartoon Movie

Flemish animation studio Grid Animation has been awarded the prize for European Producer of the Year at the Cartoon Movie Tributes, an award they share with the co-producers of the animated feature Ooops! Noah is Gone…. The Cartoon Movie Tributes reward outstanding achievements by companies and individuals in the field of animation.

Ooops! Noah Is GoneEach year, the Cartoon Movie Tributes are handed out in three categories: Director; Distributor; and Producer of the Year. Grid Animation took home the latter award, together with Ulysses Filmproduktion, Fabrique d’Images and Moetion Films, respectively the German, Luxembourg and Irish co-producers of Ooops! Noah Is Gone…

Published on Friday 4 March 2016

Jan Bultheel and Grid Animation nominated for Cartoon Movie Tributes

Director Jan Bultheel and animation studio Grid Animation have both been nominated for the Cartoon Movie Tributes, the annual animation prizes honouring the best of European animation. Bultheel has been nominated with his feature debut Cafard as Director of the Year, while Grid Animation and its co-producers on the feature Ooops! Noah is Gone… are competing for Producer of the Year. Opening Cartoon Movie this year is Robinson Crusoe, a 3D animation feature directed by Vincent Kesteloot and Ben Stassen.

CafardJan Bultheel is one of the nominees for the award of European Director of the Year with his animation feature Cafard. For his feature debut, the director used techniques such as motion-capture and facial tracking to transfer the movements and expressions of the actors onto animated figures.

Published on Tuesday 23 February 2016

Talent from Flanders represented at the Berlinale

There was another strong presence from Flanders at this year’s International Film Festival in Berlin (11-21 February). Actress Martha Canga Antonio took the stage as one of 10 European Shooting Stars; foreign films starring Veerle Baetens and Jan Bijvoet were in the line-up; four film professionals from Flanders were picked for the Berlinale Talents initiative; and a variety of Flemish (co-)productions screened in the European Film Market.

BlackMartha Canga Antonio was one of 10 European Shooting Stars in the spotlight during the Berlinale. The actress made an international impact with her debut role as Mavela in Black, a contemporary Romeo & Juliet story directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. Previous Shooting Stars have included Matthias Schoenaerts, Alicia Vikander, Carey Mulligan and Daniel Brühl.

Published on Monday 15 February 2016

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Short info

Director Ben Stassen, Vincent Kesteloot
Producers Ben Stassen, Eric Dillens
Writers Domonic Paris, Lee Christopher, Graham Welldon

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