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 Flaunders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)  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