EN - A four-year-old boy is having his first swimming lesson. He undertakes an adventurous trip to the other side of a very deep swimming pool, thereby conquering his fear.

FR - Un garçon de quatre ans reçoit sa première leçon de natation. Il entreprend un voyage aventureux à l’autre bout de cette piscine très profonde et vainc ses peurs.

Info

Title Swimming Lesson
Original title De zwemles
Status Completed
Category Animation
Year 2009

Credits

Technical specs

Running time film 5'

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), CCA, Region Nord Pas-de-Calais

Festivals

2010: Hotel Modern Animatie Film Festival (NLD) / Mecal: Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona (ESP) / NexT International Short and Medium Length Film Festival (RO) / International Short Film Festival Detmold (DEU) / Nantucket Film Festival (USA) / La Normandie et Le Monde Festival International de Cinéma de Vernon (FRA) / International Best of Short Films Festival (FRA) /  Buster Copenhagen International Children's Film Festival (DNK) / Auburn International Film Festival For Children and Young Adults (AUS) / Shnit International Short Film Festival (CHE) / International Short Film Festival Iles Courts (MUS) / AARHUS Filmfestival (DNK) / El Meu Primer Festival (ESP) / Multivision International Festival of Animation Arts (RUS) / Festival Cinémômes (FRA) / Festival national du film d'animation de Bruz (FRA)

Awards

2009: Prix du jeune public (Festival Cinéjunior Val-de-Marne) / Grand Prix, Mention Spéciale du Public (Festival Les Toiles de Mer) / Winnaar UIP Competitie (Flanders International Film Festival Ghent) / Special Jury Prize (KROK International Animation Festival) / Golden Kite to the Best Short Film for Children (NUEVA MIRADA FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH )

2008: Best Short animated film from 3-6 years old (Cine-Jeune de l'Aisne ) / -Prix UIP: Beste Europese Kortfilm (Europees Filmfestival Lima) / Prix Public (Festival Du film Court De Villeurbanne) / Prix Cinécole en Vendomois (FESTIVAL DU FILM DE VENDÔME ) / Special Jury Mention (Festival Partie(s) de Campagne d’Ouroux en Morvan- Association Sceni Qua Non) / Special Jury Mention (French competition) (Festival Séquence Court-Métrage Toulouse) / AVID Publieksprijs (International Short Film Festival Leuven) / Honorouble Mention (Open competition) (KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival) / Best Short Animation (Ottawa International Student Animation Festival (SAFO)) / Prix du Jury Jeune (Plein la Bobine - Sancy Film Festival)

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Last edited on 27 October 2015

Short info

Director Danny De Vent
Producers Annemie Degryse
Writers Danny De Vent
Contact

Lunanime
Annemie Degryse
Hof ter Mere 28
9000 Ghent
Belgium
T +32 9 235 40 20
annemie@lunanime.be
www.lunanime.be

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9000 Ghent
Belgium
T +32 9 235 40 20
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www.lumiere.be

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