Born in Breda, NL, Cecile Noldus studied visual art in Tilburg and Media-technology in Hilversum. She learned and worked at Toonder Studios, NL, made films for Sesame Street NL, for VPRO-TV and created independent films as well. Since 1995 she lives in Hamburg, Germany. She made several commissioned animated shorts and the animated serial “Susi Schraube” for Sesame Street. The pilot project “Freddy´s Crazy Kitchen” was rewarded “film of the month” and was rated “especially worthwhile” by the FBW, the german film rewarding institute. Cecile works as an artist, animator and professor for animation art at several faculties.

Filmography

2018  3 Films for the theater production “The two of us” by Anette Habel and Judith Mauch, Hamburg, presented in Salon A, Hamburg, 8 March

“Glide” 5 min. Model animation, a video clip for the New-York based singer Gina Graves, finished in November.

2017 “Night Riders”, 2:11 min.,  a short animated film with people from the “Hamburn” Festival, October, Hamburg.

“Sturmflut”, 1:45 min. animation with people, Kunstherbst Hamburg.

2016 LuMaDaDa, a serial of stop-motion films, live animation with an audience. Performed in “2025” and Westwerk, Hamburg.

2015  “Freddy´s Crazy Kitchen”, 15 min., model animation, granted by Filmförderung Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein.  “Film of the month”, September 2015 (FBW) and rated “especially valuable” (FBW)

2013 “Susi Schraube“, Sesame Street Germany, 2nd season, 13 films

“Spiky´s Christmas Dinner”, 1 min., model animation, own production

2012 “Susi Schraube“; puppet films, series for Sesame Street Germany; 13 Films of ca. 3 minutes, in collaboration with ElkArtProduction. Nominated for the television prize „Goldener Spatz“ 2013

2008 „When the nightingale sings“, a.o., 7 min., 2D-animation, own production, screenings with live-music

1999 „Tumba“, 7:20 min., model animation, sponsored by NDR-Förderung Niedersachsen (broadcasted on ARD)

1998 „Orchester der Dinge“, 7 min., Digital Video, sponsored by Filmförderung Hamburg, part of an art edition of „Griffelkunst“, screened at various festivals and the EXPO Hannover.

1996 „The Blub-Box Laboratory“, 4,5 min., Model animation, sponsored by Filmförderung Hamburg (nominated for Bundesfilmpreis 1997), screened at  international festivals

1994 „Opus Dei“, 7 min., Model animation, produced by Orlow Seunke, sponsored by the Dutch Filmfund, screened at international festivals.

1993 „Partisanos de dos Tierras“ 4 min., Experimentalfilm for VPRO-TV NL