eerie horror fest

Apple tree has picked up the award for Best Director and the award for Best Short at Eerie Horror Film Festival 2016 in the USofA! Needless to say we are bloody grateful, cutthroat happy, hard gore overwhelmed and stick-it-in-and-break-it-off humbled by this recognition. Wish we could have been there. Thank you very much! …

Double win at Eerie HFF

Dragon Con 2016

77,000 people, one of the largest pop culture conventions in the world, and yet ANOTHER WIN for farmers, priests and worms! Under the Apple Tree had been awarded the FIRST PRIZE ANIMATED FANTASY at the 2016 Dragon Con Independent Short Film Festival Atlanta (USA). Thank you very much, dear Dragon Conmen, and a big …

Winner Dragon Con Animated Fantasy


Friday, October 2, 2015 Under The Apple Tree was honored with the prestigious Golden Calf award for Best Short Film at the Netherlands Film Festival (NFF). Director Erik van Schaaik was welcomed to the stage by two of his most esteemed colleagues, Oscar nominees Marieke Blaauw and Joris Oprins, to …

Golden Calf award Best Short Film


Here’s a fantastic Apple Tree review by The Ink And Code: The New York City Horror Festival has come to an end and I’m pleased to say it was a great deal of fun to attend for the first time. One of my favorite parts was the showing of shorts …


 18 minutes of macabre delight, this short should be every child’s first horror experience

The Ink and Code

Bogotá. Bogotá. Bogotá. Sounds kinda like a drum riff. Under The Apple Tree has been selected for …bogotabogotabogotabogota… the 14th edition of the Bogotá Short Film Festival / Festival de Cortos de Bogotá – Bogoshorts! December 6th to 13th, 2016, Bogotá (Colombia).  

Bogotá Short Film Festival

A film worth freezing for.

Anchorage International Film Festival, Alaska, USA