EN - "Zip up and let's dance to the sound of breaking glass." A band of sleepy spirits in an ambulance runs out of road. This film is the third in a series of musical films featuring Thee Wreckers.


Title Splintertime
Original title Splintertime
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Shorts , Animation
Genre fantasy
Year 2015


Cast Nina Nestelaar, Nikki Hock, Robin Berkelmans, Erwin Dörr, Barnaby Savage, W.Folley, W.Walley, W.Rooney, Rosto, Martin Mansoor
Photography Stephan Schmidt
Editing Rosto, Nicolas Schmerkin
Sound Tom Hambleton
Art director Rosto
Costume Nicole Baars, Angela Kuperus
Makeup Shirley van der Lem
Music “Splintertime” written by Rosto/Walley performed by Thee Wreckers (W.Folley, W.Rooney, W.Walley, W.Rosto) featuring Quinetique: Vera van der Bie (violin), Peter Grond (violin), Adriaan Breunis (Viola), Jur de Vries (cello) Recorded and produced by Thijs d

Technical specs

Running time film 11'
Release format DCP
Colour Colour


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners Autour de Minuit, Studio Rosto A.D.


2016: Hong Kong International Film Festival (HK)

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

Asian premiere for Sum of Histories and The Land of the Enlightened

Sum of Histories, directed by Lukas Bossuyt, and Pieter-Jan De Pue’s The Land of the Enlightened both received their Asian premiere at the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which ended on 4 April. The programme also included four co-productions with Flanders: Schneider vs Bax, The White Knights, Les Cowboys and the short film Splintertime. Finally, Flemish actor Jan Bijvoet was also featured in Embrace of the Serpent, in which he plays one of the main roles.

Sum of HistoriesLukas Bossuyt’s directorial debut Sum of Histories received its Asian premiere at the Hong Kong Film Festival after premiering at the Montreal World Film Festival last summer. It is the story of Viktor, a brilliant young professor who discovers a way to manipulate time. Now he can finally change the past and help his beloved Lena.

Published on Thursday 31 March 2016

Swedish platform for Black and The Ardennes

Robin Pront’s feature debut The Ardennes and Black, the second feature by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, are both heading north for the Göteborg Film Festival at the end of January. The programme contains another five co-productions with Flanders, while local talents Matthias Schoenaerts and Jan Bijvoet appear in foreign films at the Festival.

The ArdennesThe Ardennes, Pront’s ‘Flemish thriller noir’ about two brothers on the wrong track, will be presented in the New Voices programme in Göteborg, a section of 30 films from up-and-coming international directors. El Arbi and Fallah’s contemporary Romeo & Juliet story Black is part of the Five Continents section.

Published on Tuesday 19 January 2016

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Short info

Director Rosto
Producers Geert Van Goethem, Linda Sterckx
Writers Rosto

Geert Van Goethem, Linda Sterckx
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