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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Winner Best Animated Short 2016 at Atlanta Horror Film Festival

Under The Apple Tree has won the award for Best Animated Short 2016 at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). ‘The horror… the horror…’ I mean: ‘The honor… the honor…’ THANK...

Best Professional Film at Festival Stop Motion Montréal

Under The Apple Tree wins award Best Professional Film at Festival Stop Motion Montréal 2016! The jury (including Grizzly Adams himself!) mentioned the "quality storytelling, originality and...

Apple Tree wins at Dragon Con USA

77,000 people, one of the largest pop culture conventions in the world, and yet ANOTHER WIN for Under the Apple Tree which has been awarded the FIRST PRIZE ANIMATED FANTASY at the 2016 Dragon Con...