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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Under The Apple Tree winner BAFF

Under The Apple Tree has won 'Best Short' as well as 'Best Feature' (no shit!) at British Animation Film...

Apples wins Melies d'Argent for best European fantastic short film

Under The Apple Tree has won the MELIES D'ARGENT for best European fantastic short film at Grossmann fantastic film & wine festival in Slovenia! This means that we are now in competition for the...

Winner wildcard Hellfire UK

Last night, just before going to bed, we were informed that Under The Apple Tree won a Wildcard (kind of an audience award - ish) at Hellfire Short Film Festival 8th Round in the UK. Now that's a...