Quality, humor and exuberance.

Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival
Winner Wildcard Hellfire

Last night, just before going to bed, we were informed that Under The Apple Tree is the winner of a Wildcard (kind of an audience award – ish) at Hellfire Short Film Festival 8th Round in the UK. Now that’s a good bedtime story!

Winner of wildcard Hellfire

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

The attention to detail throughout the film is exquisite, it’s beautifully crafted and the story is brilliant and ingenious.

Atomic Age Renegades

The Apples are selected to screen as part of the 2017 edition VOID – International Animation Film Festival! Check it out on January 31, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Lækre, hvad en fest! Just saying…

VOID Film Festival

A brilliant stop-animated short giving a new spin on the zombie theme.

South African HorrorFest