Written and directed by Britt Raes
Music by Bram Meindersma
English and Dutch voices: Fien Raes, Karolien Duellaert, Casper Raes, Bram Meindersma and Susanne Edam
French voices: Héloïse Seydoux, Barbara Beretta and Emmanuel Garijo  

Produced by Thuristar
In coproduction with VRT-Ketnet, RTBF, Studio Pupil and La Cabane Productions
With the participation of France télévisions
With the support of the VAF/Film Fund and the Netherlands Film Fund
and the Tax Shelter of the Belgian Federal Government via Scope Invest
This project benefited from a residency at L’Enclume with the support of the SACD and Copie Privée

International sales: Miyu Distribution

Luce and the Rock is the second professional short film of Britt Raes (Catherine).

Awards

* Special Mention, BERLINALE (Generation KPlus) — Germany, February 2022
* Best Belgian Short Film Award, ANIMA FESTIVAL (National Short Films for a Young Audience) — Belgium, March 2022
* Audience Award, GO SHORT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN (Dutch Competition and Special educational program for schools and children) — The Netherlands, April 2022
* Benshi Award for a Young Audience Film, FESTIVAL NATIONAL DU FILM D’ANIMATION – France, April 2022
* Best Music Award, FESTIVAL DU FILM D’ANIMATION (Professional Short Film Competition) – France, April 2022
* Audience Award, GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Family competition) – United States, April 2022
* Audience Award, INDIELISBOA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (IndieJunior competition) – Portugal, April 2022
* Premier Prix de la compétition Pico, PLEIN LA BOBINE (Pico 3+) – France, May 2022
* Audience Award, FLATPACK (Colour Box) – United Kingdom, May 2022
* Special Mention, KINO W TRAMPKACH – CINEMA IN SNEAKERS (Children’s Shorts Competition) – Poland, June 2022
* ECFA Award, MO&FRIESE – YOUNG SHORT FILM FESTIVAL HAMBURG (Film for kids) – Germany, May-June 2022
* Young Audience Award, SILHOUETTE FESTIVAL (in competition) – France, August 2022

 

Selections

* JEF FESTIVAL (Short film competition) — Belgium, February – March 2022
* CINÉCRAN – RENCONTRES DU CINEMA EUROPÉEN (Out of competition) – France, March-April 2022
* RIGA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2ANNAS (Children’s program) – Latvia, April 2022
* BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (National Competition) – Belgium, April 2022
* KIKERIKI – KINDER KURZFILM FESTIVAL TULLN (Out of competition) – Austria, May-June 2022
* KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL (International Short Film Competition) – Poland, Hybrid May-June 2022 / Online June 2022
* SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL (SFFTV program) – Australia, June 2022
* SEOUL INTERNATIONAL ECO FILM FESTIVAL (Out of competition) – Korea, June 2022
* SILBERSALZ – INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE & MEDIA FESTIVAL (Non-competitive programme for young audiences) – Germany, June 2022
* ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Young Audience Short Films) – France, June 2022
* FEST – NEW DIRECTORS (FESTinha SUB10) – Portugal, June 2022
* FESTIVAL DES NOUVEAUX CINEMAS (Non-competitive) – France, June 2022
* CURTAS VILA DO CONDE IFF (Curthinas Competition) – Portugal, July 2022
* TAARTROVERS FILM FESTIVAL – (Children Programme, 2-9 y.o.) – Amsterdam, July and October-November 2022
* ANIBAR ANIMATION FESTIVAL (International competition) – Kosovo, July 2022
* GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Special showcase “Niños en Acción” (Kids in Action) – Mexico, July 2022
* NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Noncompetitive Square Eyes-Animation for kids programme) – New Zealand, August 2022
* THE QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL – Bulgaria, August 2022
* FILM FESTIVAL DELLA LESSINIA (FFDL+ Kid’s programme) – Italy, August 2022
* TURKU ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (Young audience competition) – Finland, August 2022
* FLICKER’S RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (official competition) – United States, August 2022
* CERVINO CINEMOUNTAIN (Mountain Kids) – Italy, August 2022
* OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Young Audiences 7+ category) – Canada, September 2022
* LINOLEUM INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ANIMATION AND MEDIA ART FESTIVAL (Out of competition programme for children) – Ukraine, September 2022
* NO COAST FILM FEST 2022 (in competition) – United States, September 2022
* LA GUARIMBA (La Grotta dei Piccoli Competition Category) – Italy, October 2022
* BUCHEON INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (BIAF) (Short Film competition) – South Korea, October 2022
* FLORIANOPOLIS CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL (in competition)- Brazil, October 2022
* SALAAM FILM FESTIVAL – Denmark, November – March 2023