Las Palmas is now available in full. It is all part of a short film distribution experiment.
Dreams from the Woods is now available online. It is the full movie that Little Dragon‘s Twice video is based on. With new music by Little Dragon. For $2 you can download the film in HD and get behind the scenes stuff. Plus support my next movie. www.dreamsfromthewoods.com.
When launching my multi language distribution platform for my short films I got a lot of support from the translation companies Textkompaniet and Tolkresurs. Cannot thank you enough. Also a lot of linguistic friends helped out. So vielen Dank, muchas gracias, arigatou gozaimasu, bon appétit.
Las Palmas wins the short film award of Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival, Startsladden, as well as the Audience Award. The Award is 800 000 SEK in cash and production value. Plus a bit of honour. The Jury statement reads: “Startsladden 2011 goes to a tragicomic movie in a crazy world that feels terribly familiar. An ingenious hybrid of Sällskapsresan and Easy Rider, which goes straight into our hearts”. Read the rest of this entry »
The short film Las Palmas opens the 34th Gothenburg Int’l Film Festival at the 28th of February as intro to the norweigan feature King of Devil’s Island (Kongen av Bastøy). The screening was preceded by a puppet show on stage featuring marionette puppets from the film.
The Tale of little Puppetboy is nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2010, the award for the best European animated short film. The jury has selected the finalists among 29 short films that received an award at one of the Cartoon d’Or partner festivals. The winner will be announced on Friday 17th September 2010 in Sopron (Hungary). The award is a trophy together with a financial aid of 10,000 EUR, supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
Link to the announcement.
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The Tale of little Puppetboy received the Special Award at the distinguished animation festival Animafest in Zagreb. Link to the announcement. The Grand Competiton jury consisted of Nigel Davies, Ron Diamond, Marko Meštrović, Flore Poinsard and Joana Toste.
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Dreams from the Woods receives another award from a brazilian festival, this time the animation festival Animage. The Award was for Best Sound. So, thanks again Little Dragon and Jan Alvermark. Link to the announcement.
The 2010 Golden Dragon, Filmkonst and Gothenburg Filmfestival´s award went to Johannes Nyholm. Link to the announcement in english and in swedish.
“One of Sweden’s most original filmmakers has his workshop in Majorna, Göteborg. With his music videos, the films about the Puppetboy and the paper doll animations in Dreams from the Woods, all characterized by versatility, unpredictability, humour and boldness, Johannes Nyholm has achieved world reputation and prooved that the one who chooses to go his own way can reach further than the others.”
At the Holland Animation Film Festival “The Tale of little Puppetboy” got two Awards, The Grand Prix for Narrative Shorts and the young jury’s MovieSquad Award. The HAFF anouncement.
It also got the Special Jury Award at Anilogue in Budapest and award for Best Screenplay at Animaanima in Serbia (together with Bill Plymptons “Santa: The Fascist Years”) plus the award for Most Technichally Innovative Film at FreeNetWorld, also in Serbia .
The full list of awards for the film.
Puppetboy got two prizes at the short film festival in Tampere, Finland. The Main Jury Prize in the experimental LAB10 section went to “The Tale of Little Puppetboy” and the audience award went to “Puppetboy”. Link to the festivals announcement.
Other awards for “The Tale of Little Puppetboy”
Other awards for “Puppetboy”