RESUME – EDWIN SCHAAP – 2023

 

Education

  • Sep 2012 – Sep 2013 The Open University (United Kingdom) Master of Arts (MA) Creat.Design for Dig.Cultures
  • Sep 2009 – Sep 2013 Utrecht School of Arts (Hilversum, Netherlands) 3D Computer Animation and VFX BA
  • Sep 2005 – Jun 2009 Koning Willem 1 College (‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands) Animation specialist.
  • Sep 2001 – Jun 2005 Scholengemeenschap Stevensbeek (Stevensbeek, Netherlands) VMBO 
  • Jan 2012 – Apr 2012 The Animation Collaborative – Emeryville, CA, USA Animation Workshop 
  • Jan 2001 – Sep 2007 Drama Club , Wanroij, Netherlands.

Work experience

  • Nov 2018 – Present Framestore (Los Angeles, USA) Senior Animator
  • Nov 2016 – Nov 2018 EightVFX (Santa Monica, USA) Animation Supervisor
  • Mar 2016 – Nov – 2016 Freelance Animator
  • Jan 2016 – Apr – 2016 Industrial Light & Magic (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Nov 2013 – Dec-2015 Framestore ( London, United Kingdom)
  • Jan 2009 – Oct 2013 Freelance Animator (Netherlands)
  • Jul 2012 – Sep 2012 Framestore ( London, United Kingdom) Animation intern.
  • Apr 2012 – Jun 2012 NMTrix (Alkmaar, Netherlands) Animator, “Tumblies” tv series.
  • Sep 2011 – Dec 2011 Plastiek (Utrecht, Netherlands) Internship, Animator.
  • Jun 2010 – Jul 2010 Plastiek (Utrecht, Netherlands) Festival Leader project “Klik” .
  • Feb 2009 – Jun 2009 Zero-Creative (Nijmegen, Netherlands) Internship, Animator for lenticular television.
  • Sep 2007 – Feb 2008 I-vorm 3dgraphics//animation (Tilburg, Netherlands) Internship, Animator.
  • Mar 2007 – May 2007 Pro-Planet (‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands) Internship, 3D Modeler.

Short Films (All Directed and Animated)

  • 2021 Odds – John, a gambling addict takes care of mark, who seems to have the ability to ‘look in the future’
  • 2020 Übel – A Jewish girl confronts a Nazi officer with what he has done.
  • 2013 Little Freak – When a deformed boy is asked to make a birthday wish he starts to imagine…
  • 2011 Rooted – Two trees fall in love together but unfortunately they can’t hold each other.
  • 2010 First Date – An old man tries to relive the first date with his wife.
  • 2008 Robby – A worm tries to find his way out.

Honors & Awards

  • 2021, May Odds, Buma Music in Motion for composer Koen Cramer (Nomination)
  • 2021, March Odds, Short Cine Fest. (Best Editor of the short Winner)
  • 2021, February Übel, Santa Fe Film Festival. Best Film experience Winner.
  • 2021, February Odds, Cannes World Film Festival. Best Super Natural Winner.
  • 2020, September Übel, Cine Short Fest (Best Editor Winner)
  • 2014, November Little Freak, Eindhoven Film Festival. ( Best Animation Nomination )
  • 2014, September Little Freak, Nederlands Film Festival. ( Dioraphte Award Nomination )
  • 2014, August Little Freak, ANIMAGO Award ‘Jury’s Prize’ Nomination. Germany.
  • 2014, June Little Freak, BANG AWARDS ‘ Portugal. (Open Theme Winner €2500,-)
  • 2014, May Little Freak, Young Art. ‘Short Film award’ Nomination.
  • 2014, April Little Freak, GOLD REMI Award. WorldFest Houston. USA.
  • 2014, March Little Freak, Holland Animation Film Festival (HAFFTube Winner)
  • 2013, November Little Freak, Playgrounds Festival, Netherlands. (Best Student Award)
  • 2013, November Little Freak, Surrey International Film Festival. (Best Editing Award)
  • 2013, September Little Freak, VIMEO STAFFPICK.
  • 2012, April Reel, CG Student Awards, Winner Internship. (Won internship at Framestore)
  • 2012, September Rooted, HKU Mediale WINNER. Netherlands.
  • 2012, September Rooted, Nomination UPC Award. Nederlands Online Film Festival.
  • 2011, January 11 Secondclub WINNER, January competition. (www.11secondclub.com)

Festivals( As Director / Animator )

  • 2021 Odds, Cine Short Fest (Best Editor Winner)
  • 2021 Odds, Cannes World Film Festival, France
  • 2021 Übel, The Santa Fe Film Festival, USA (Winner: Best Film Experience)
  • 2021 Übel, Alibag Short Film Festival, India.
  • 2021 Übel, Tempus Film Festival, Belarus. (Semi-Finalist)
  • 2020 Übel, Cine Short Fest (Best Editor Winner)
  • 2015 Presentation about Framestore and personal work at Playgrounds Festival in Amsterdam.
  • 2014 Little Freak Eindhoven Film Festival ( Best Animation Nomination )
  • 2014 Little Freak ANIMAGO Award. (Jury’s Prize’ Nomination. Germany)
  • 2014 Little Freak Nederlands Film Festival ( Dioraphte Award Nomination )
  • 2014 Little Freak Indie Spirit Film Festival, Colorado Springs. USA
  • 2014 Little Freak Hiroshima, ‘Stars of Students’, Japan.
  • 2014 Little Freak SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2014 Little Freak BANG AWARDS, Portugal. ( WINNER ‘Open Theme’ €2500,-)
  • 2014 Little Freak Young Art Korte Film Award ( Nominated )
  • 2014 Little Freak Kinofilm, Manchester. United Kingdom.
  • 2014 Little Freak Melbourne International Animation Festival. Australia.
  • 2014 Little Freak American Online Film Festival.
  • 2014 Little Freak WorldFest-Houston, Texas, USA. ( WINNER GOLD Remi Award )
  • 2014 Little Freak Go Short, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
  • 2014 Little Freak Holland Animation Film Festival. ( WINNER HAFFTUBE )
  • 2014 Little Freak Animated Exeter, United Kingdom.
  • 2013 Little Freak Libelula, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2013 Little Freak Surrey International Film festival, Canada. ( Best Editing Award )
  • 2013 Little Freak KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, Netherlands
  • 2013 Little Freak Animetika, Slovenia.
  • 2013 Little Freak Playgrounds Festival, Netherlands. ( Student Award WINNER )
  • 2013 Robby Fest. Aux ranc’arts des bambins.
  • 2013 Rooted, First Date & Robby Soul4reel film festival Maryland
  • 2013 Rooted Vaughan Film Festival
  • 2012 Rooted Melkweg Amsterdam
  • 2012 Rooted HKU mediale (WINNER)
  • 2012 Rooted HAFF Utrecht
  • 2011 Rooted NOFF Utrecht (Nominated)
  • 2010 KLIK!Leader Leader for a dutch festival (Matte painter, animator)
  • 2010 First Date Dutch Film Festival (All)
  • 2008 Robby Cinanima Portugal
  • 2008 Robby Cinekid Amsterdam
  • 2008 Robby HAFF Utrecht.(All)
  • (As Animator:)
  • 2013 Tumblies Annecy ( tv series, Episode ‘Building’)
  • 2013 Tumblies Toronto International Film Festival ( tv series, Ep. ‘Building’)

Languages

  • Dutch: Fluent
  • English: Fluent
  • Spanish: Starting out