Animated film by trio from Utrecht wins New York Award

‘Kop op’ (Head On) by Job, Joris en Marieke won the Grand Prize in the short film category at the prestigious New York International Children's Film Festival. The film tells the story of three friends, Sef, Wesley and Marjolein who find a magic washing machine. They accidentally use it to exchanges heads, after which they have to live each other’s lives.

‘Kop op’ premiered at last year’s Cinekid and will be screened four times next week at the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht. Outside the Netherlands the animated film is successfully touring major children’s and animation film festivals. ‘Kop op’ previously screened in Florida, Athens, Antwerp, Zagreb and Stuttgart, among other locations.

Watch the complete film (20 minutes)