Catherine

Catherine loves pets! But most of all, she loves her cat.
As she grows up, she can not connect with other people.
Her cat is her life, and little by little she grows up to be a crazy old cat lady…
Will she ever find friendship, or love?

  • Britt Raes
    Director
  • Britt Raes
    Writer
  • Karim Rhellam
    Producer
  • Braden Lunsford
    Key Cast
  • Madison Reeves
    Key Cast
  • Rudi Rok
    Key Cast
  • Oskar De Rycker
    Animation
  • Olivier Vanden Bussche
    Animation
  • Serge Lenaers
    Animation
  • Lenny Biesemans
    Animation
  • Sarah Rathe
    Animation
  • Gregory Caron
    Sound
  • Pieter Van Dessel
    Music
  • Bram Algoed
    Backgrounds
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 30, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Belgium
  • Language:
    English
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Film Fest Gent 2016
    Gent
    Belgium
    October 13, 2016
    World premiere
  • Anim'est 2016
    Bucharest
    Romania
    October 16, 2016
    International Premiere
  • Filemon 2016
    Brussels
    Belgium
    November 3, 2016
    School Jury Prize
  • International Animation Film Festival - Gdansk 2016
    Gdansk
    Poland
    November 5, 2016
    Polish premiere
    AUDIENCE WINNER SHORTS FOR KIDS SECTION
  • IKL Kortfilmfestival Leuven 2016
    Leuven
    Belgium
    December 4, 2016
  • Animateka 2016
    Ljubljana
    Slovenia
    December 5, 2016
    Slovenian Premiere
  • Le Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs 2016
    Les Arcs
    France
    December 10, 2016
    French premiere
  • Fete du court Metrage Arles 2016
    Arles
    France
    December 17, 2016
  • Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers 2017
    Angers
    France
    January 24, 2017
  • Elles Tournent 2017
    Brussels
    Belgium
    January 28, 2017
  • European Youth Film Festival of Flanders 2017
    Brugges, Antwerp
    Belgium
    March 2, 2017
    Best short film chosen by the childrens jury & best short film chosen by the professional jury
  • Anima 2017
    Brussels
    Belgium
    March 1, 2017
    Best Belgian short
  • Tehran International Animation Festival 2017
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    March 6, 2017
  • Syn festival 2017
    Edinburgh
    United Kingdom
    March 11, 2017
  • SXSW 2017
    Austin
    United States
    March 12, 2017
    North American Premiere
  • Internationaal Filmfestival Assen 2017
    Assen
    Netherlands
    March 11, 2017
  • International Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg 2017
    Regensburg
    Germany
    March 15, 2017
  • Cine Poeme 2017
    Bezons
    France
  • Animakom 2017
    Bilbao
    Spain
    Best female director and audience choice award
  • Athens Animfest 2017
    Athens
    Greece
  • Leiria film fest 2017
    Leiria
    Portugal
    Best international animation short
  • Cine Court Anime Roanne 2017
    Roanne
    France
    March 25, 2017
  • Corti Da Sogni 2017

    Italy
    March 22, 2017
  • Be There! Corfu Animation Festival 2017

    Greece
  • Dallas International Film Festival 2017
    Dallas
    United States
  • Stockholm International Film Festival Junior 2017
    Stockholm
    Sweden
    April 6, 2017
  • Cinema Perpetuum Mobile International Short Film Festival 2017
    Minsk
    Belarus
  • Cartoons on the bay 2017
    Rome
    Italy
  • International Film Festival of Lanzarote 2017

    Spain
  • Animocje 2017

    Poland
    Special mention: lightness and humor
  • Brussels Short Film Festival 2017
    Brussels
    Belgium
    Le Prix de la Critique UPCB/UCC press jury prize
  • Anifilm 2017
    Trebon
    Czech Republic
  • Future Film Festival 2017
    Bologna
    Italy
  • Chilemonos 2017

    Chile
  • International Motion Festival 2017

    Cyprus
    May 12, 2017
  • deadCenter Film Festival 2017

    United States
  • Lighthouse International Film Festival 2017

    United States
  • Plein la Bobine Festival

    France
  • Show me the Animation

    United Kingdom
    June 12, 2017
  • Caostica 2017

    Spain
  • Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas 2017

    France
  • Festival du Film Subversif de Metz

    France
  • Breakthroughs Film Festival 2017

    Canada
  • Animafest Cyprus

    Cyprus
  • Tout Court! Festival de Gisors

    France
  • Womanimation

    United States
    Audience Award
  • Cartoon Club

    Italy
  • Anima Mundi 2017
    Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo
    Brazil
  • Lago Film Fest 2017

    Italy
    Best Short in Kids Section
  • Free Range Festival

    United States
  • Zabut international animated short film festival

    Italy
    Zabut premio award - first prize
  • Melbourne International Film Festival

    Australia
  • La Guarimba

    Italy
  • Anibar

    Kosovo
  • Sidewalk Film Festival

    United States
  • TAFF Turku

    Finland
  • BuSho Film Festival

    Hungary
  • Star Film Fest

    Croatia
    best animated film
  • Film Festival Oostende

    Belgium
  • KROK festival

    Russian Federation
  • Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy

    Finland
  • Hayah Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Panamá

    Panama
  • Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

    France
  • Funcinema Film Festival international comedy film festival

    Argentina
    best gag
  • Fantastic Fest

    United States
  • Kinofest

    Romania
    best animation shortfilm
  • Festival Tournez-Court

    France
  • Animasyros

    Greece
  • Linoleum 2017: heroes and villains

    Ukraine
  • Milano Film Festival

    Italy
  • FIFF Namur

    Belgium
  • Puppet is a human too

    Poland
  • Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

    Canada
  • Tofuzi

    Georgia
  • Balkanima

    Serbia
    Special Mention
  • BFI London Film Festival

    United Kingdom
  • Heart of Gold film festival

    Australia
  • Tacoma Film Festival

    United States
  • Animatou

    Switzerland
  • Cinemagic

    Ireland
  • Sharjah international childrens film festival

    United Arab Emirates
  • Primanima

    Hungary
  • Twin Cities

    United States
  • Tallgrass Film Festival

    United States
  • Santa Fe Filmfestival

    United States
  • Thessaloniki Animation Film Festival

    Greece
    3rd Place
  • Les Enfants Terribles

    Belgium
  • Court Metrange Rennes

    France
  • Philadelphia Film Festival

    United States
  • Dublin Animation Film Festival

    Ireland
    Audience Award and Honourable Mention Best 2D Film
  • Kaohsiung Short Film Festival

    Taiwan
    Award Best Animated Short
  • Big Cartoon Film Festival

    Russian Federation
    Audience Award Best of ‘The Winners’ Category
  • San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival

    Spain
    Audience Award to the Best Animation Short Film
  • Denver Film Festival

    United States
  • St. Louis International Film Festival

    United States
  • Leeds International Film Festival

    United Kingdom
    Audience Award World Animation Competition
  • Cinanima

    Portugal
    Award for Best Film More than 5 up to 24 Minutes
  • Ajayu International Short Film Festival

    Peru
  • Cucalorus

    United States
  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival

    United Kingdom
  • Fairhope Film Festival

    United States
  • Ottawa International Short Film Festival

    Canada
    Award Best Animation Short
  • Animage

    Brazil
    Best script
  • Lahore International Children’s Film Festival

    Pakistan
  • Et Cultura Festival

    Russian Federation
    Best writing award
  • Norwich Film Festival

    United Kingdom
  • Etiuda & Anima Festival

    Poland
  • Les Nuits Magiques

    France
  • Animasivo

    Mexico
    Best international short
  • LIAF

    United Kingdom
    Audience Award "From Absurd to Zany"
  • Festival International d'Education

    France
  • TRASH - International Fantastic Film Festival

    Brazil
  • Pentedatillo Film Festival

    Italy
    First Prize Animation
Director Biography - Britt Raes

Britt is an animator and illustrator.
She likes indie music, Totoro, chocolate and riding her bike.
Her short film Catherine has traveled around the world, visiting more than 140 festivals and winning more than 30 prizes.

She is currently writing a new short film.

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Director Statement

If I am reincarnated, I hope to come back as a cat named Fluffy.