The Lighthouse by Trim Tab

A lighthouse keeper’s surprising discovery pulls him out of his monotonous, daily routine and takes him onto a journey into uncharted territory. Made up of over 14,000 photographs, The Lighthouse is a black and white stop motion short crafted by filmmaker Simon Scheiber over the course of 7 years.




A film by: Simon Scheiber
Music by: Nicolas Martin
Sound & mix by: Jan Frederik Vogt
Music interpreted by: Ensemble Shamhat (Javier Diaz Carrillo,
 Gabriel Espinosa Gonzalez,
 Jorge Solano Nivar, Evaristo Pons Femenia, Carlos Oliver Font)
Cinema mix by: Jeroen Nadorp
Produced by: Trim Tab

– Holland Animation Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Netherlands
– Cartoons on the Bay 2016 (International Panorama), Italy
– Athens Animation Festival 2016 (Distinction), Greece
– NonStop Barcelona Animació 2016 (Official Selection), Spain
– Animation Block Party 2016 (Official Selection), USA
– La Guarimba International Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Italy
– Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2016 (Programme, Best of the World), Japan
– The Smalls Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), UK
– Festival Stop Motion Montréal 2016 (Official Selection), Canada
– Encounters Festival 2016 (Official Selection), UK
– Animart 2016 (Panorama), Poland
– Animasyros International Animation Festival 2016 (International Panorama), Greece
– Gesticulation 2016 (Official Selection), Switzerland
– KloosterKino 2016, Netherlands
– Balkanima 2016 (European Panorama), Serbia
– Mercado 3D Wire 2016 (Official Selection), Spain
– Heart of Gold 2016 (Official Selection), Australia
– Kerry Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Ireland
– Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Bosnia & Herzegovina
– KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Netherlands
– Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), USA
– Sulmona International Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Italy
– Gdansk International Animation Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Poland
– Leeds International Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), UK
– Miami Short Film Festival 2016 (Nominee, Best Animation), USA
– Soria Short Film Fest (Out of Competition), Spain
– ASIFA One Day Animation Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Austria
– Foyle Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Northern Ireland
– Festival Internacional De Cortometrajes De Hayah 2016 (Official Selection), Panama
– Amarcort Film Festival 2016 (Official Selection), Italy
– London International Animation Festival 2016 (Official Selection), UK
– Roanne Animation Short Film Festival 2017 (Special Selection, Fantastic Films), France
– Walker Art Center’s 2017 Kids’ Film Festival, USA
– Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, USA
– Barcelona International Short and Animation Film Festival (Children Section), Spain
– Doc Sunback Film Festival 2017 (Official Selection), USA
– Scruffy City Film and Music Festival / FilmScore 2017 (Official Selection), USA


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