Joris Oprins

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Joris Oprins (born 1980, Tilburg) is an animation director.[1][2] He studied at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands.[3] He graduated in 2003. In 2005 he worked as an animator on the stop motion children series Miffy at studio Pedri in Ankeveen. In 2007 he co-founded animation studio Job, Joris & Marieke together with Job Roggeveen and Marieke Blaauw. Job, Joris & Marieke works on commissioned work, music videos and short animated films.

In 2013 they released their animated short film MUTE. MUTE won, among others, the Grand Prix and the audience award at the Holland Animation Film Festival in 2013.[4]

In 2014 the City of Utrecht commissioned Job, Joris & Marieke to make the short film/music video Bon Voyage! This film was to promote the start of the Tour de France in Utrecht in 2015.[5] The title song Bon Voyage! was composed by Dutch singer songwriter Blaudzun

In 2015 their short animation film A Single Life was nominated for the Academy Award for best animated short film.[6][7] The film was also nominated for the Cartoon d’Or[8] and has won 15 international prizes.

In 2015 they made the short animation film (Otto). (Otto) is the official Dutch entry for the Academy Award for best animated short film.[9] The film had its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.[10]


  1. ^ "Oscars 2015: The Best Animated Short nominees". CBS News. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Oscars Nominees Animated Short Film 2015". The Oscars. 
  3. ^ "The Screening Room: A Single Life". The New Yorker. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Winnaars Holland Animation Film festival". HAFF. 
  5. ^ "Korte film BON VOYAGE! gelanceerd in Parijs". Nederlands Film Festival. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Oscars 2015: Nominations list". BBC News. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Dutch Short animation film nominated for Oscar". De Volkskrant. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Cartoon d'Or 2015 - Nominees". Cartoon Media. 
  9. ^ "(Otto) Off To The Oscars". Eye International. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "Programm TIFF 2015". TIFF. Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. 

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