Drawn into the unforeseen

A lighthouse keeper’s surprising discovery pulls him out of his monotonous, daily routine and takes him onto a journey into uncharted territory.

Made up of over 14,000 photographs, The Lighthouse is a neo noir stop motion animation crafted by two hands over the course of 7 years.

Total running time: 11 min 20 sec

Festivals and Awards

Holland Animation Film Festival 2016

Short of the Week

Cartoons On The Bay 2016

Athens Animfest 2016

NonStop Barcelona 2016

La Guarimba Film Festival 2016

Hiroshima 2016

Animation Block Party 2016

Stop Motion Montréal 2016

3D Wire 2016

Encounters Festival 2016

The making

Ready and action? Actually there is more stop than motion to creating a stop motion film. Take a look at some of the work that went into making The Lighthouse:


This kit includes amongst others: a logline, a synopsis, several high-res stills, the credits, and some making-of photographs. For press inquiries please contact Trim Tab.