EN - Teenager Robyn is desperate to join her older brothers at parties, but they don't want her around. When their parents leave for a business trip, Robyn’s little brother manages to achieve what she has never been able to and she totally loses control.

FR - Robyn, une adolescente, essaie désespérément de pouvoir accompagner ses grands frères en soirée, mais ils ne veulent pas d’elle. Lorsque leurs parents partent en voyage d’affaire, le petit frère de Robyn parvient à réaliser ce qu’elle n’a jamais été capable d’obtenir. Elle perd totalement le contrôle d’elle-même.


Title Robyn O. (14)
Original title Robyn O. (14)
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts
Year 2012


Cast Els Dottermans, Zoë Thielemans, Elias De Bruyne, Flor Decleir, Tom Meyers & Febe De Geest
Photography Brecht Goyvaerts
Editing Maarten Janssens
Sound Erik Verheyden & Klaas Beheydt
Music Isbells, The Subs, Sound Of Stereo, Shameboy, Goose, AKS, Waxdolls, 808 SNKRHDZ

Technical specs

Running time film 25'
Aspect ratio 1:1.33
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Valladolid takes six

The line-up of this year's Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain (20-27 October) includes four features and two short films from Flanders. Patrice Toye’s Little Black Spiders and Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth’s The Fifth Season screen in the fest’s main competition, while Peter Monsaert’s debut feature Offline and Nic Balthazar’s Time of My Life compete in the Meeting Point section. The short films Death of a Shadow by Tom Van Avermaet and Robyn O. by Cecilia Verheyden are selected for main competition and Meeting Point respectively.

Still from Patrice Toye's Little Black SpidersThe Spanish fest also invited Geoffrey Enthoven, who won both the Golden Spike and the Young Jury Award last year with his film Come As You Are, to join their international jury. Both Little Black Spiders and The Fifth Season are in the running for the prestigious Golden Spike for Best Feature with a value of €60,000, while Offline and Time of My Life could win the Meeting Point Best Feature Award worth €15,000.

Published on Thursday 4 October 2012

Advertising world loves Flemish talent

Two advertising campaigns, directed by Cecilia Verheyden and Koen Mortier respectively, managed to grab a staggering total of 14 awards at the 59th International Festival of Creativity (17-23 June), also known as the Cannes Lions. Meanwhile, production outfit Caviar came fourth in the ranking for Best Production Company in the world.

Still from Cecilia Verheyden's Robyn OCecilia Verheyden took no fewer than five Cannes Lions for the campaign she directed for Duval Guillaume Modem: Silver Film Lion (Viral Film), Gold Media Lion, Gold Outdoor Lion, Silver PR Lion and Gold Promo & Activation Lion. The campaign was set up for client Carslberg who wanted to launch their new global strapline ‘That calls for a Carlsberg.’ Verheyden's short Robyn O. (pictured) recently won an Award for Best Short Film at the Brussels Film Festival.

Published on Wednesday 27 June 2012

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Director Cecilia Verheyden
Producers Jan Roosens
Writers Sanne Nuyens, Bert Van Dael

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