Camping 't Pontje (for observant kids)
'Camping 't Pontje' is a quirky series about the very mundane camping adventures of 11 characters. With whimsical simplicity the show depicts the humorous mishaps that are inevitable with many people sharing a small piece of land.
Every weekend 11 ordinary people hop on a packed ferry to visit their favorite campsite, located on a teeny-tiny island in the Dutch Waddensea. Amenities on the island are very limited, and the personalites of the people very diverse... so they'll have to improvise to work things out together. Not a day goes by on 'Camping 't Pontje’ without annoyances, but certainly not without fun either!
Original title: Camping 't Pontje
Running time: 26x7 minutes
Country: the Netherlands
Technique: 2D animation
Target audience: kids 4-6
Status: in development
Director: Dario van Vree
Producer: Tünde Vollenbroek
Script writers: Tingue Dongelmans, Dario van Vree
Episodic director: Jing Yue Zwaan
Art director: Quita Felix
Character designer: Aleks Deurloo
Special thanks: Egbert de Ruiter, Lauri Kramer
Early development: Jing Yue Zwaan, Dirk Lemmers, Saskia de Vries, Quita Felix, Daan Alberts, Sanne Brouwer, Stan van Buiten, Sterre van der Tak, Floor Wandel, Matej Zdarsky, Naomy Derksen, Bas van der Ham, Frederieke Mooij, Dewi Hartono (HKU)
Dario van Vree directs animation with an eye for the weird, the incentive and the power of character performance. He directed the short film 'Tabook'.
Jing Yue Zwaan creates playful animation, with bright designs and cheerful characters. Previously she directed the short film 'Lang Zullen Ze Leven'.