“Now You Know It Anyway” by Bastiaan Schravendeel

Polder Films is carving out its own style of CG filmmaking in The Netherlands. This cute short played theatrically with Sony’s The Smurfs movie in all Pathe Cinems in the Netherlands as part of an initiative by The Netherlands Film Fund and Pathe.

Full credits after the jump

Director: Bastiaan Schravendeel
Producers: Chris Mouw, Michiel Snijders, Arnoud Rijken
Art Director: Sander Kamermans
Technical Director: Jean-Paul Tossings
Animation: Pauline Bekker, Bastiaan Schravendeel
Modeling & Texturing: Sander Kamermans, Piebe van der Storm
Sound Design: Alex Debicki
Production: il Luster Films


  • http://monstroanimation.blogspot.com/p/animation-article-database.html Jonah Sidhom

    That was awesome! I want to see a feature film done by Polder.

  • http://www.BruceRichardsStudio.com B.Richards

    Totally enjoyable, from concept to design. Proves its the story that carries the film.
    Hope this can find a wider market and be another vision available.

  • http://croovman.deviantart.com/gallery/ Stav Levi (croovman)

    Beyond charming.

  • GW

    It was pleasant and the semi-painterly style lends a rich textural nuance without ruining the film’s simulative quality but they ruined the story by giving away the ending in the title.

  • Mike

    Terrific! Nice acting, I dug the stylized CG, and a nice message to boot. More please!

  • http://ramapithblog.blogspot.com David Gerstein

    Wonderful stuff. Would that THE SMURFS had looked anywhere near as appealing.