Country of Origin: Netherlands
In a world populated by people without a mouth, a gory accident leads to the discovery a mouth can be created by cutting yourself. This unleashes an enthusiastic chain reaction among the population!
“Mute” will be featured during the “Animation” Short Film Block, starting at 4:45pm on Sunday, September 13th!
Part of Horrible Imaginings Horror Film Festival of San Diego‘s full line-up! Get Full Festival Passes or single screening tickets HERE!
Director Bios: Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins, and Marieke Blaauw
JOB ROGGEVEEN, JORIS OPRINS AND MARIEKE BLAAUW (NETHERLANDS) formed a studio for illustration, animation, character design and music called Job, Joris & Marieke. They studied at The Design Academy in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. In 2007 they founded their studio in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Their work varies from tv commercials, educative films, music videos and short films. In 2011 they made a music video for Gers Pardoel’s song ‘Ik neem je mee’. The video became a Youtube hit and has now been watched fourteen million times. In the same year, they made the music video ‘Born with a Bothered Mind’ for Job’s music project Happy Camper, in which Manfred the Yeti’s holiday turns into a succession of camping discomforts. Together with Ramon Verberne they created the design and concept for The Tumblies, a children’s series of 78 episodes for dutch TV network KRO. Right now it’s being broadcasted in several countries.