Erik creates films and television shows, using different animation techniques as well as live action and documentary style filming. Projects are often produced entirely in house; idea development, screenplay, animation, music etc. When needed collaborations are established with companies in Holland or abroad. Have a look at some of the current projects.

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Dutch writer, director, and animator Erik van Schaaik, recognized for Vent and Under The Apple Tree, is currently working on his first animated feature film Hieronymus, about medieval painter Bosch.

Anita van Dalen, Erik’s regular collaborator, experienced in the field of new media, festivals and theater, (co-)produced several of Erik’s films and is head of marketing.

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We can provide the following services:

  • idea- and story development
  • storyboarding and animatics
  • production and character design
  • animation, various techniques
  • camerawork
  • editing
  • music score
  • direction
  • production
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Best Horror at U-Horror Fest, LA, USA

Under The Apple Tree has won 'Best Horror' at U-Horror Fest, Los Angeles, USA. Woke up, got out of bed, dragged a comb across my head. And then I got the...

Winner Animation Marathon, Greece

Under The Apple Tree wins the 1st prize at Animation Marathon 2016 in Romanso, Athens, Greece. Ευχαριστώ πολύ! That calls for a party! Cider? Ouzo? Who cares! Da Tree won Greece for the second time!...

Under The Apple Tree wins at South African Horrorfest

A mooooost bodacious win for Under The Apple Tree in Cape Town: Best Stop-Animated Short at South African Horrorfest 2016. A big thanks to the demonian Capetonians from the Apple-crew here in...