After her mother’s death, Carolien wonders more and more about the concept of autonomy. Making choices seems like a matter of course - your right to shape your life just the way you want it to be. But how valuable is life when you’re not able to make your own choices? 

After her mother’s death, Carolien wonders more and more about the concept of autonomy. Making choices seems like a matter of course - your right to shape your life just the way you want it to be. But how valuable is life when you’re not able to make your own choices?

director Carolien van Maaswaal
producer Lotte Schmidt & Mathilde Niekamp
director of photography Christiaan van Leeuwen
editor Mischa Lamping
sound recording Jordy Ebben
sound design Marlous van Gulik
sound mix Roel Wildenburg
composer Tom Schipper
post production supervision Divya Kohli

 

Award
Honorable Mention: Documentary, Top Shorts online film festival - 2020
Best Documentary Short, Independent Shorts Awards - 2020, USA
Special Mention CAMERIMAGE, Documentary Shorts Competition - 2019, Poland
Best Documentary Short (Student) Impact DOCS Award - 2019, USA
Best Documentary Film-Ed Dubai - 2019, United Arab Emirates

Selected
Prague International Indie Film Festival, best documentary short - 2020, Czech Republic
SHORT to the Point - 2020, Romania
Festival Look & Roll - 2020, Switzerland
Oslo Short Film Festival - 2019, Norway
Best Dutch Shorts - 2019, the Netherlands
Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, Dutch competition - 2019, the Netherlands
Eindhovens film Festival, student competition - 2018, the Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival, student competition - 2018, the Netherlands

director Carolien van Maaswaal
producer Lotte Schmidt & Mathilde Niekamp
director of photography Christiaan van Leeuwen
editor Mischa Lamping
sound recording Jordy Ebben
sound design Marlous van Gulik
sound mix Roel Wildenburg
composer Tom Schipper
post production supervision Divya Kohli


Award

Honorable Mention: Documentary, Top Shorts online film festival - 2020
Best Documentary Short, Independent Shorts Awards - 2020, USA
Special mention CAMERIMAGE, Documentary Shorts Competition - 2019, Poland
Best Documentary Short (Student) Impact DOCS Award - 2019, USA
Best Documentary Film-Ed Dubai - 2019, United Arab Emirates 

Selected
SHORT to the Point - 2020, Bucharest
Look & Roll - 2019, Switzerland
Oslo Short Film Festival - 2019, Norway
Best Dutch Shorts - 2019, the Netherlands
Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, Dutch competition - 2019, the Netherlands
Eindhovens film Festival, student competition - 2018, the Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival, student competition - 2018, the Netherlands

© 2020 Carolien van Maaswaal