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A trailer for the short film

Sand (2017)

SICAF, International Animation Festival, Seoul, South Korea

July 2017

Short of the Year, Spring selection, Promofest, Spain

July 2017

Special Jury Mention

Dutch Film Festival, Golden Calf competition, Utrecht, Netherlands

September 2017

Videomedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia


September 2017

Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest, July session, Bucharest, Romania

July 2017

Miami Independent Film Festival, August selection, Miami, USA

August 2017

Warsaw Film Festival, Warsaw,


October 2017

KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

October 2017

Braunschweig International filmfest, Braunschweig, Germany

October 2017

Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, USA

October 2017

FICPA, Pasto, Colombia


October 2017

Nominated Best Short

Best Animation July

Tucson Film & Music Festival, Tucson, USA

October 2017

International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI, Batumi, Georgia

October 2017


2017 - 4:48 min


You get up at five, eat your vitamins, take some water with your coffee, work for a few hours, eat your omegas and flavonoids, work a little more, get some exercise and then take a shower. But don’t bother trying to wash the sand out of your hair.


Director, script, animation, music, editing

Arjan Brentjes


Narrated by

Bart van der Schaaf