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A film by Bethany De Forest, Robin Noorda

Genre(s): Animation

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  • Bethany De Forest, Robin Noorda


    Bethany de Forest (1966) works and lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and works there as an artist ,pinhole-photographer and filmmaker.During art school (Utrecht and Amsterdam, the Netherlands) Bethany started creating diorama's, which she then photographed. Her objective was to show a "realistic" and slight absurdist imaginary world, in which one can supposedly wander around. Creating the illusion that what we see is life-size, an actual place we can visit.

    Robin Noorda studied Audiovisual design, Photography and Animation at the Gerrit Rietveld Acad- emy. His traineeships were at the graphic department of the NOS (Dutch Public Broadcasting Foundation) and the Toonder Anima- tion Studios. Since then, he has been active as a designer, animator, filmmaker and producer for his own production company Mor- phosis. He has also been giving lectures, courses and works as an advisor for various institutions in the film- and animation sector.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2015: Dutch Filmfestival in Utrecht (Netherlands) | Golden Calf Competition
  • 2015: Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival (Netherlands) | Dutch Delights Program
  • 2016: Clermont Ferrand International short film festival | International Competition
  • 2016: MECAL Barcelona International Short Film and Animation Festival | International Competition
  • 2016: Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht (NL) | International Competition
  • 2016: FIFE Festival International du Film d'Environnement (FR) | International Competition
  • 2016: Green Film Festival in Seoul
  • 2016: Melbourne International Animation Festival | International Competition


Redback, best friend of Red-end, has to find red peppers in the wood and discovers a gigantic bio-industry of carnivorous plants. But he gets captured in one of the pitcher plants and is brought to the meat factory by slave ants. Red-end is having an alarming dream and starts chasing his friend. On the go he rescues Goldfly from a venus fly trap. By sabotaging the meat factory they set Redback free and rescue the slave ants.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 15'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 1,85:1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital / 5.1
  • Country(ies) of production: Belgium / Netherlands
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: DCP / ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Animation: Andreas de Ridder, Bethany de Forest, Robin Noorda, Ben Tesseur, Steven de Beul
  • Music: Phantom Frank
  • Producer: Erik Shut
  • Cinematographer: Robin Noorda
  • Editor: Robin Noorda
  • Sound: Paul Godschalk, Robin Noorda, Jos van Galen

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Rocketta Film (NL)
  • Coproduced by: Beast Animation (B) and Morphosis (NL)