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Out of a Forrest

Uploaded by Vimeo User Tobias Gundorff Boesen

Here is a neat mix of live and stop motion.

Running time: 5:53
Stop Motion on location / greenscreen
Directed by: Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Animation by: Katrine Kiilerich, Frederik Villumsen, Christophe Peladan, Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Light and Photography: Martin Bested, Andreas Berg
2010 The Animation Workshop

My Bachelorfilm from The Animation Workshop. Set to the song "Slow Show" by The National, who were kind enough to allow me to use their music. It is a non-commercial short film, intended for festivals.

It is shot in the forests surrounding Viborg, Denmark. My main inspiration was victorian litterature, and "Boxer" by the national. It was painful to finish, as shooting stop motion in the forest at night for longer periods turned out to offer alot of problems :) But it was also great fun and adventure.


"Wallabout Film Festival" April 2010, New York
"VISIONS FROM THE FUTURE" may 2010, Torino
"Kinetoscope Animation Festival", june 2010, Taipei
"Anima Mundi" july 2010, Sao Paolo & Rio de Janeiro
"Festival Internacional de Benicassim" July 2010 Spain
"Odense International Film Festival", August 2010, Odense Denmark
"BUSTER International Film Festival" September 2010, Copenhagen Denmark
"3D Wire" October 2010, Segovnia Spain
"Hamburg Animation Awards" 2010
"Topanga Film Festival", August 2010, California
"Salt Lake City Film Festival", 12-15 August 2010
"Bornshorts Festival", 27-28 August 2010, England
"Fantastic Film Festival", October 2010, Lund Sweden
"Animest International Animation Festival", Oct 2010, Bucharest Romania
"Encounters Film Festival", October 2010, Bristol England
"KLIK International animation festival" Amsterdam Holland, 2010
"Best of KLIK festival" Programme at Turin Italy, oct 2010
"Århus Filmfestival", November 2010, Denmark
"LINOLEUM" Festival, October 2010, Moscow Russia,
"Freeky Creek Film Festival", October 2010, USA
"Musicclip Festival", November 2010, Barcelona Spain
"Animated Dreams" - Black Nights Film Festival. Tallinn, Estonia Dec. 2010
"METERS" international youth film festival, Russia nov. 2010
"Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival" Nepal, Dec. 2010
The International Youth Festival of Short Cinema and Animation "METERS", Moscow Russia, November 2010
“Minimalen” International Film festival, Norge 2011
“Go Short” International short film festival Nijmegen, Holland 2011
"Chulpicine Film Festival", Equador, September 2011
"Montreal Stop Motion Festival", Montreal Canada, September 2011
"Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival", Seattle September 2011
"Se-Ma-For Film Festival", Poland 22-25 sept 2011
"FIJR Granada", Granada Spain, 22-29 Oct 2011
"Canterbury Anifest", Canterbury England, October 2011
PLAY, Amsterdam Holland 17-19 Nov 2011

Awards and nominations

“Best Picture” Wallabout Film Festival, New York
“Diamond In The Rough” Topanga Film Festival, California
“Best Music Video” Anim’est International Animation Festival, Bucharest Romania
“Most Surprising National Film” Odense International Film Festival
3rd Place Hamburg Animation Awards 2010
"ANOBA Award" 2010 Nominee, Helsinki Finland oct. 2010
"Melies D’or" 2010 Nominee, SITGES Spain, Oct. 2010
"VIEW! Award" nominee, Turin Italy Oct 2010
"2nd Place, Best new director" Musicclip Festival, Barcelona nov. 2010
"Best Animated Film" METERS film festival, Russia