Vent is a short comical animation about a man struggling against a storm. When the man suddenly meets a little girl, we discover that somebody is in control of that wind.
Running time: 4 min. 50 sec.
Release (date): setptember 2004
Director: Erik van Schaaik
Script: Erik van Schaaik
Key animation: Erik van Schaaik
Producer(s): Jos-marien Jansen for il Luster Productions
Animation assistant(s): Wendo Kroon
Music by: Martin Fondse
Music performed by: cello: Ernst Reijseger, trumpet: Eric Vloeimans, piano: Martin Fondse
Foley and effects: Jeroen Nadorp. Bob Kommer Studios, The Hague
Financial Support: Dutch Filmfund
Many thanks to EYE film institute for the help re-digitizing this film!
Taiwan International Children's Film & TV Festival 2006 - Best Short Film
International Working Animated Film Festival RFAF 2006 (Bosnia-Herzegovina) - Best music
Cinanima Espinho 2005 (Portugal) - Best music
Kyoto Kinderfilm Festival 2005 (Japan) - Grand Prix best Short
Annecy International Festival d'Animation 2005 - Prix Fipresci, International Film Critics Award
Dutch film festival 2004 - nominations Best Short Film & Best Sound
Bimini International Festival of Animation Films 2005 (Latvia) - Best film up to 5 minutes
Black&White Audiovisual Festival 2005 - Grand Prix
Berlin Film Festival 2005 - special mention childrens jury