Playground

Gerco de Ruijter Short film - 2014 - 3 min.

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Two thousand stills fine artist Gerco de Ruijter edited for his stop-motion film, taking American football as his theme and formal inspiration. The rectangular grid of the football field determined the framing of the animation film. After De Ruijter’s editing, satellite images collected from Google Earth form an abstract series of images with familiar elements: the striking green grass, the typical lines and the many symbols belonging to the visual culture of this famous American sport.

Credits

Director(s) Gerco de Ruijter
Producer(s) Gerco de Ruijter
Sound Design Michel Banabila
Music
Distribution
Animation
Production Country
Netherlands