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.I was lucky to provide several animation movies of Eric with a film score. Here is a link to a episode of Teckel Titus (Sausage Dog Titus): on if the fourteen episodes of an animated opera for kids. technique: tabletop animation duration: 14 X 7 minutes direction, script, animation, music, lyrics, vocals: Erik van Schaaik production: VPRO.
Visit his website?www.erikvanschaaik.com.
And listen to Erik’s own written, performed and produced music?here:
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…the technician.?In a desperate attempt to get the screening going again they tumble and fall through their small chambers located behind the screen. This film is Erik van Schaaiks second movie in what will be a trilogy of films using silhouettes. It started with the much awarded short ‘Vent’.
With the voice talent of Michiel Romeyn en Domenic Kelly. Music by Martin Fondse.
We recorded most of the music in the Orgelpark, Amsterdam. This film needed a 50-ies style cinema- and horror-all-organ-score. In this movie clip the first trial & errors on the large-scale-keyboards that cover all emotional dynamics…
Recorded on his prehistoric mobile. Erik was taking a stroll during the 3D animation process for The Phantom Of The Cinema. Pondering away…