1Minute Nature

    • Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
    • Netherlands, The
    • 2016
    • 4
    • World Premiere
    • IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs
    In short, imaginative animated documentaries, children talk about their relationship with nature. One girl has birds of prey, and sometimes goes cycling with her barn owl. A boy explains how he dissects dead beetles, because he is curious to know how animals work inside. 1Minutes were originally made as radio documentaries, so audio is still the foundation. Interviews have been edited to create an uninterrupted narrative, and we hear the children’s voices off camera. The visual images also combine fact and fiction, with photos of an everyday object acting as a backdrop for drawn characters. A bicycle valve becomes a lampshade, and the saddle later features as a cycle path. At the start of each film, we hear the name of the child and see his or her photograph.

    Credits

    • 4
    • color
    • DCP
    • Spoken languages: Dutch
    • Subtitles in: English
    Director
    Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
    Production
    Stefanie Visjager for Radiomakers Desmet
    Co-production
    NTR
    Cinematography
    Lotte van Dijck
    Animation
    Kris Kobes

    IDFA history

    2016
    World Premiere
    IDFA Competition for Kids & Docs

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