[mu:stərman] is an Animated Cityscape in which Western-European Animals inhabit an Eco-Social Housing Estate.
When the Rising Tide is flowing in and floods their Homes completely, they do not act surprised or
scared: They just go with the flow, for it is an Endlessly Repeated Story.
17 minute loop in 4K resolution
direction, animation and sound: Maarten Isaak de Heer
assistance: Annika Huskamp, Joost van kempen, Nicole Aebersold. Also thanks to Fillipo.
funding: Dutch Fund for the Arts (FONDS BKVB)
nominated Best Animation at the Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival 2014
selected Animpact Choice Best of Best 2013
exhibited @ Kunsthal Aarhus (DK)
exhibited @ Anima Mundi Gallery 2013, WRO Media Art Biennale,
selected Out of Competition Annecy 2013
nominated Grand Prize for Dutch Animation, HAFF 2013
awarded third Prize @ Linoleum, Festival of Contemporary Animation and Media Art, Moscow 2012
exhibited @ KLIK, Amsterdam Animation Festival 2012
selected CINANIMA.PL, 2012
exhibited @ KUKI, Berlin 2012
exhibited @ Dutch Design Week 2012
content on demonstrations of 4K projection by CineGrid.org