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Four Flemish kortfilmproducties to the festival of Palm Springs

Four short films from Flanders are invited to the Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival in the United States: ‘Provence’ of Kato De Boeck, ‘Seascape’ by Leni Huyghe, ‘Wildebeest’ by Nicolas Keppens and Matthias Phlips and ‘The life of Esteban’ by Inès Eshun. It reports the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF) today in a press release. The 24th edition of this American short film festival runs from 19 to 25 June.

‘Provence’ is a short fiction film about a brother and sister during their annual summer vacation. ‘Provence’ is the project of RITCS-student Kato De Boeck, on the film, wrote and directed.

‘Seascape’ is a short fiction film about Hélène, a young novice actress is a text rehearses for a performance and at the same time the apartment to the sea of her grandmother leeghaalt. ‘Seascape’ was written and directed by Leni Huyghe and produced by Daniel De Valck for Cobra Movies. This production was made with the support of the VAF/film fund of Flemish minister of Culture Sven Gatz.

‘Wildebeest’ is a short animated film about a couple that on groepssafari goes to the African savannah. ‘Wildebeest’ was written and directed by Nicolas Keppens and Matthias Phlips and produced by Bert Lesaffer and Brecht Van Elslande for Animal Tank. The film got since its premiere a dozen international selections inside and fell in the prices on Anima, and the International short film Festival Leuven. Also this production was made with the support of the VAF/film fund of Flemish minister of Culture Sven Gatz.

“The life of Esteban’ is a short fiction film of Inès Eshun about a boy who grows up with his single mother and does not know who his father is. “The life of Esteban’ is the graduation project of Inès Eshun at the RITCS and were, in april, in competition screened at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, where he was awarded with the Student Visionary Award.

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