Job, Joris & Marieke
Short film made for kids
Job, Joris & Marieke, Marleen Slot, Pita de Leeuw
Ursula van den Heuvel
A surreal story about three friends who exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to each others life. This leads to funny but also enriching situations. Will they be able to keep it secret? And will they ever get their own head back?
Job, Joris & Marieke is a Dutch studio for animation, illustration, character design and music. Their work can be described as cute, funny, poetic and sometimes disturbing.
The studio was founded in 2007 in Utrecht by Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins en Marieke Blaauw. They work on commercials, educational projects, music videos and short films. The music for all their work is composed by Happy Camper, an award winning music project by Job. And obviously in their turn the studio creates all the music videos for Happy Camper.
In 2015 their latest film (Otto) had its premiere at the TIFF festival in Canada.
In 2015 their short film A Single Life was nominated for an Academy Award for best animated short.
Their short film MUTE won several international awards, amongst which the Grand Prix and Audience award on the Holland Animation Film Festival. Their most known work is the music clip I'll Take You Along for rapper Gers Pardoel. With 20 million views it was the best viewed Dutch music video ever on Youtube. In 2012 the children's series The Tumblies was released. Job, Joris & Marieke worked on the concept and character design.