ARID :: A Charl Van Der Merwe animated short film

ARID A Charl van der Merwe short film

A boy and his bull companion travel across the arid African landscapes in search of a safe refuge. Within the beauty of surreal landscapes lurks dangers they'll soon have to face.


:: Gold World Medal: Best Student Film, New York Festival, 2016
:: Gold World Medal: Best Short Film, New York Festival, 2016
:: Official Selection: Graduation Films, Annecy, 2016


:: Director/Writer/Storyboard/Editor: Charl van der Merwe
:: Production: The Animation School, Benito Kok
:: Artistic direction: Jeremy Van Reenen
:: Graphics: Ruan Rosslee
:: Layout: Alexander Bain
:: Sets: Wisaal Abbas, Jeremy Van Reenen, Alexander Bain
:: Animation: Nicholas Danks, Charl Van der Merwe
:: Camera: Charl Van der Merwe, Nicholas Danks
:: Compositing: Wisaal Abbas, Ruan Rosslee
:: Music: Arthur Feder
:: Sound: Arthur Feder