EN - Voltaire is an unassertive weathercock from a country chapel who takes his chance to move to the beautiful cathedral on the horizon. But there, he unknowingly stumbles on a murder scheme and is forced to overcome his biggest fears.


Title Voltaire
Original title Voltaire
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Animation
Genre suspense, comedy
Year 2015
World première / first public presentation 2015-06-12


Photography Frieke Janssens
Editing Karel Vangrimde
Sound Wiebe De Boer
Music Miguel Boelens

Technical specs

Running time film 12'
Release format DCP
Other available formats Quicktime
Aspect ratio 1.85
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)
Production partners seriousFilm, XiOLA


2016: Video Library - Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (FR), Anima Brussels (BE), RadCon 7 - SF&F Convention (US), Offscreen Brussels (BE), Mauvais Genre International Film Festival (FR), Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (DE), MidAmeriCon II International Film Festival (US), Tri-Cities International Film Festival (US)

2015: Brussels Film Festival (BE), Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (ES), Heart Of Gold International Short Film Festival (AU), Enmut Festival (ES), Leuven Short Film Fest (BE), Shortz Film Festival (RS)


2016: Be TV Award - Anima Brussels (BE), Fedex Prize / RTBF Prize - Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BE)

2015: Best Animated Short - Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia (ES)

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Last edited on 24 May 2016

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Director Jan Snoekx
Producers Eric Goossens
Writers Jan Snoekx

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