Michael Palmaers & Frederik Palmaers
Short Film

The story is set in an abandoned zoo. The zoo itself is inspired by the Antwerp Zoo in the 19th century and is covered in a mysterious environment reminding of René Magritte’s painting: ‘The Empire of Light’. Under a radiating sunny sky, the landscape is covered in darkness.

Awards & festivals

Best Animated Short , Palm Springs Int Film Festival, USA, 2012, Best Animated Short, Rhode Island Int Film Festival, USA, 2012, special mention, Int’l Short Film Festival, Leuven, Belgium, 2012

selected festivals:
Official selection Humo Awards, Belgium, 2012, Official selection Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2012, Official selection Fantaporto, Portugal, 2012, Official selection Rhode Island International Film Festival, 2012

Production Details

Walking The Dog (BE), Baron van DingDong (BE)