One of my most inspiring collaborations is the one with film maker Erik van Schaaik. His humor, visual talent and vivid imagination, combined with his musicality makes it so easy to work with.
Pecker is an animated film about the struggle of living together. Amongst other things. It’s short and sweet. And so is the trailer. Or the teaser. Written and directed by Erik van Schaaik.
One of the first combinations of Erik’s animation and my music is: Evanescent (2002). 3D experiment, based on a 1-minute composition from the Oktemble CD: Ere Ibeji (see Shop).
When the film ‘the phantom of the cinema’ breaks, the light behind the screen is turned on and we the audience are witness to the life and struggles of a cinema-owner, the toilet cleaning woman and…
An award winning animated short film about a man struggling against the storm. Suddenly he discovers that not everybody is affected by the wind… An Erik van Schaaik film!
I would like to ask some special attention for this beautiful animation movie, made by Udo Prinsen. A touching story, beautifully told. Dedicated to Lex van Weren.