Programme

CYCLE

Sophie Olga de Jong, Sytske Kok

Netherlands, 2019 / 2 min / without words / animation

Part of the short film collection Easygoing Teddy

A little girl gets a taste of adventure by cycling.

A small round story about a girl who learns to cycle from her grandfather and discovers that where the road ends real adventure begins.

Screenings
Thu 05/03 08:45 Ciné Utopia without words Scolaire http://www.luxfilmfest.lu/en/registration-films-workshops
Sat 07/03 16:00 Ciné Utopia without words Public https://ticket.luxembourg-ticket.lu/luxfilmfest/webticket/shop?event=28711&kassi...
Mon 09/03 08:45 Ciné Utopia without words Scolaire http://www.luxfilmfest.lu/en/registration-films-workshops
Thu 12/03 08:45 Ciné Utopia without words Scolaire http://www.luxfilmfest.lu/en/registration-films-workshops
Sun 15/03 14:00 Cinémathèque without words Public https://ticket.luxembourg-ticket.lu/luxfilmfest/webticket/shop?event=28714&kassi...
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Awards
  • Special Mention, Super Short Competition Monstra Lisboa, 2018 (Portugal)
Cast & Credits
Screenplay 
Sytske Kok
Sound 
Fay Lovsky
Production 
CinéTé
Distribution 
Les films du préau
Animation 
Sophie Olga de Jong
Biography

Sytske Kok is a screenwriter, director and teacher. In 1996, she graduated from the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam in screenwriting, directing and editing. From 1998 to 1999 she completed her training at the Writers and Directors Lab Binger in Amsterdam. She has since written and directed five short features in various genres, including The Chinese Wall (2002) which won several international awards. In 2010 she wrote the script for the television film Tunnel Vision that has premiered at the 2010 Utrecht Film Festival. Besides writing original screenplays, she has also adapted books into scripts. She currently works as a script consultant, writer and director and teaches scriptwriting at the Schrijversvakschool in Amsterdam, the St. Joost Art Academy in Breda, at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rottderdam and the Amsterdam Film School.

Sophie Olga de Jong is a freelance animator and illustrator, currently working and living in Amsterdam. She graduated from the St. Joost Art Academy (AKV) in Breda in 2010 with a specialisation in hand-drawn animation. Her interest for animation developed while attending the AKV which led her to producing her first hand-drawn film For the Time Being (2010). Her work includes both independent projects as well as commissioned animation for the Dutch Sesame Street and other clients. Together with Sytske Kok she’s currently developing the animated film Hondenleven.

Filmography
  • Sytske Kok
  • 2019 – Cycle (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 2005 – Morgenster (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 2004 – Zolderkoningin (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 2002 – Enneagram : Impasse (épisode de la série TV / episode of the TV series / Folge der Fernsehserie)
  • 2002 – De Chinese muur (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 1996 – Weg (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • Sophie Olga de Jong
  • 2019 – Cycle (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)
  • 2010 – For the Time Being (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm)