2016 Official Selection, film index



  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A boy and his bull companion travel across the arid African landscapes in search of a safe refuge. Within the beauty of surreal landscapes lurks dangers they'll soon have to face.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Arid

    Directed by: Charl VAN DER MERWE

    Country: South Africa

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 04 min 09 s

  • Technique

    Category: Graduation film

    Techniques used: special effects, 3D computer

    Version: Without dialogue or commentary

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Charl VAN DER MERWE

    Production: THE ANIMATION SCHOOL, Benito KOK

    Artistic direction: Jeremy Van Reenen

    Script: Charl Van der Merwe

    Graphics: Ruan Rosslee

    Storyboard: Charl Van der Merwe

    Layout: Alexander Bain

    Sets: Wisaal Abbas, Jeremy Van Reenen, Alexander Bain

    Animation: Nicholas Danks, Charl Van der Merwe

    Camera: Charl Van der Merwe, Nicholas Danks

    Compositing: Wisaal Abbas, Ruan Rosslee

    Music: Arthur Feder

    Sound: Arthur Feder

    Editing: Charl Van der Merwe