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

Stadsbioscoop Rembrandt

This Saturday Under The Apple Tree is going to be screened in Arnhem, Erik’s hometown. Continuing in his home language: Voor iedereen die hem eens wil zien, en iedereen die hem nóg eens wil zien: Under The Apple Tree wordt vertoont op Arnhems DOEK, in de GROTE zaal van Stadsbioscoop Rembrandt, …

Hometown Arnhem

Quality storytelling, originality and personality of characters, great animation performance.

Stop Motion Montreal

Imagine the Gruffalo with Zombies.

Grimm Up North
Telluride Horror Show Poster 2016

’tis the witching hour..! Under the Apple Tree has been selected for the 7th Telluride Horror Show (USA), but don’t let that scare you off. October 14 – October 16, 2016

Telluride Horror Show