Luce and the Rock (for exploratory kids)
'Luce and the Rock' is a modern fairytale about a little girl who discovers that the world is bigger than the one she lives in. She befriends a lost rock, who's searching for a new place to call home.
Luce lives a happy life in a peaceful little village, together with her mother and the other villagers. Every day is the same, and that’s the way everyone likes it. The only thing that scares Luce is the dark, but luckily her little light keeps her safe! One day a giant Rock Creature disturbs the quiet life in the village. He destroys everyone’s house, including Luce’s! Luce is angry, and determined to take the Rock Creature back to his home.
English title: Luce and the Rock
Original title: Luce en de Rots
Running time: 13 minutes
Release date: 2022
Country: Belgium, the Netherlands, France
Technique: 2D computer animation
Target audience: kids 5-7
Dialogue: English, Flemish, French
Category: short film
Status: in post-production
Director: Britt Raes
Producers: Perrine Gauthier, Joeri Christiaen, Tünde Vollenbroek
Script: Britt Raes
Storyboard: Britt Raes, David Chambolle
Design: Britt Raes, Jane Mangubat, Claire Sebring
Animation: David Chambolle, Paul Vibert-Vallet, Jane Mangubat
Cleanup & coloring: Tomoko Yoshida, Yara Henning, Niels Dekker
Compositing: Raf Schoenmaekers
Sound & music: Bram Meindersma
Production coordination: Imge Ozbilge, Laura Person
Britt Raes creates quirky animation that spark with life and cuteness. Previously she directed the short film 'Catherine', which racked up 200+ festival selections (a.o. SXSW) as well as 50+ awards.