Adriaan Lokman, born in the Netherlands in Haarlem, graduated in illustration and audiovisual design in 1986 from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. As a producer, director, designer and animator, he realized various animations, internet sites, installations and performances for various clients with his studio Lokman Produkties. Since 2005 he lives and works in France and mainly focuses on the creation of independent animation films and art projects. Throughout his career he presented several master classes on experimental animation and concepts at e.g. Annecy Animation Festival, Ciné Court Animé, Roanne, Fantoche Animation Festival, Switzerland, Festival Cinéma Européen, Cinesonne, Paris, KROK festival, Russia/Ukraine, Sicaf Seoul, South-Korea. He attended several juries at film festivals e.g. Annecy Animation Festival, HAFF Utrecht, Netherlands, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, France, Cinee Court Animé, Roanne, France.

Art- and Filmography, Awards, Nominations & Festival Selections

Only festival selections from Chase and Flow are shown.

Barcode III.0, Chase 3D & Flow 3D alternated with 3 mini documentaries by ARTE
• Retrospective of stereoscopic films at the Annecy Animation Film Festival, 2022

Timeshells, 2020

• Exhibition of 9 video installations and 1 sculpture, Musée Joseph Dechelette, Roanne, France

• Exhibition 0f 7 video installations at Rotterdam Art Week 2022, Netherlands

• Exhibition of 7 video installations at Manifestations 2022 during the Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Flow 3D, 2019
Animated short film - 14 ’
Production: Valk Producties (NL) in co-production with Arte (F) and Dark Prince (F)

• Special Jury Mention 3D Technique, Festival Courant3D, Angouleme, France

Flow, 2019
Animated short film - 14 ’Production: Valk Producties (NL) in co-production with Arte (F) and Dark Prince (F)

• Special mention André-Martin for “best French animated short film”, Annecy festival, France

• Préselected for the César 2020 in the category “best animated short film”, France

• Nominated for the Emile-Reynaud Prize for best animated French short film

• Mention d’honneur jury étudiant Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France

• Special jury mention for Sounddesign, Panorama Festival, Salvador, Brazil

• Award for Best sound production, Animateka, Belarus

• Jury Award best experimental film, Armagnac short Film Festival, Condom

• Equilibristics Prize for Best Experimental Film, Insomnia International Film Festival, Russia

• Award for Best Animation Film, Festival of Nations, Lenz, Austria

• Special mention best sound/music, Seeyousound International Music Festival, Torino, Italy 

Over 60 festival selections in competition, the list is not complete.

• Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France

• Insomnia Film Festival, Moscow , Russia

• Krok International Animation Film Festival, St Petersburg to Moscow, Russia

• Tirana International Film Festival, Tirana, Albania

• Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, UK

• Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht, Holland – stereoscopic version

• Animatou Int’l Animation Film Festival, Geneva, Switzerland

• Courant 3D, Angoulême, France – stereoscopic version

• Un Festival C’est Trop Court, Nice, France

• Taichung International Animation Festival, Taichung, Taïwan

• Festival du Film Court en Armagnac, Marsolan, France

• Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden

• Animaevka International Festival Of Animation Films, Belarus 

• Banjaluka Int’l Animated Film Festival, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina

• Big Cartoon Festival, Moscow, Russia

• Panorama International Film Festival, Salvador, Brasil

• Zinebi - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, Bilbao, Spain

• Kaboom Animation Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

• Villeurbanne Short Film Festival, Villeurbanne, France

• Eindhoven Film Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands

• Sommets du Cinéma d’Animation, Montreal, Canada – stereoscopic version

• Aguilar International Short Film Festival, Aguilar des Campoo, Spain

• Les Arcs Film Festival, Les Arcs, France

• Travelling, Rennes France, in the Urba[Ciné] competition

• Anima, Brussels, Belgium

• Animac, Lleida, Spain

• Rencontres du Cinéma Européen, Vannes, France

• Vidéoformes Digital Art Festival, Clermont Ferrand, France.

• 21st Landshut Short Film Festival, Landshut (Bavaria), Germany

• Festival National du Film d’Animation, Rennes, France

Other Selections/projections

• Ars Electronica, Vienna, Austria

• Belle du Gabut, La Rochelle, France (prog° Format Court – thematic evening about ‘science’)

• Les Rencontres Cinessonne , France

• Festival du Court Métrage de Louvain, ‘Labo’ section, Belgium

• Animateka Int’l Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, “Best of the World” programme

• Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, France -  opening evening screening

• Carrefour de l’Animation, Paris, France : sélection ‘Nouveaux courts métrages français / coups de coeur”

• Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, 31st January – 8th February 2020 – in the section ‘Films en Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes’, and in its stereographic version, in the ‘Best of Courant 3D’ programme.

Barcode III.0, 2013
3D animation, stereoscopy, 8 ’, DCP
Production: Il Luster Productions (NL) in coproduction with Lokman Film (NL)

Chase 3D, 2012
Stereoscopic animation, 13 ’, DCP
Production: Autour de Minuit (F) in coproduction with Arte and Valk Producties (NL)

• Best international 3D film, SESIFF, Seoul, South Korea

Chase, 2012
Animation, 13 ’, 35 mm & DCP
Production: Autour de Minuit (F) in coproduction with Arte (F) and Valk Producties (NL)

• Grand Prize for the best French short films of the 12th Lille International Festival

• Audience Prize for the best experimental films of the Festival ‘Les Nuits Magiques’

Festival selections in competition:

• Clermont Ferrand international short film festival, Labo Competition, France

• Holland Animation Film Festival 2012, Utrecht

• Be there! Corfu Animation Festival.

• Animabasauri, International Animation Festival Spain

• Courtivore

• Annecy International Animation Festival, France

• Animafest Zagreb 3D, Croatia

• London International Animation Festival LIAF, UK

• Festival International de cine de Valencia Cinema Jove, Spain

• Animamundi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

• Animago Award

• Fantoche International Animation Festival, Switzerland

• SESIFF Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, South Korea

• Festival du film d’animation et de fiction Animatou, Geneve, Switzerland

• Festival International du court métrage de Lille, France

• Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht

• XXII Message to Man International Film Festival Experimental Competition “In Silico”, UK

• Multivision festival, St. Petersburg, Russia

• KLIK Amsterdam Animation festival, Netherlands

• Concorto Film Festival, Italy

• Expotoons 2012

• Festival du Cinéma européen en Essonne, France

• CutOut Fest

• Les nuits magiques, France

• Asiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF), South Korea

• 3D wire

Competition programme “Short Films - Political Motives” of the 10th International Animated Film Festival TINDIRINDIS 2012

33ème Festival du Film Court de Villeurbanne, France

Anilogue International Animation Festival, Hungary

IAF Istanbul, Turkey

Anima, Animation Film Festival, Bruxelles, Belgium

Festival International du Film d’Aubagne, France

Teheran Animation Film Festival, Iran

Animac, Espagne

Mecal, International Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Festival du Cinéma Européen de Lille, France

Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM

Cortoons Festival 2013

Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia


Non competitive screenings

Aye Aye Festival, Nancy, France

Xi’an fest. Shaanxi, Chine.

Forecast, 2006
Animation, 10 ’, 35 mm
Production: Lokman Productions (NL)

• Special Jury Prize “Best non-narrative film”, Animafest, Zagreb, Croatia

• Special mention by the Grand Jury, Animanima, Serbia

Barcode XL, 2003
VJ-show, Interactive animation performance, ± 60 ’, live and on DVD
Production: NoTv Visual Music (NL)

Performed at:

• Dutch Film Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands

• International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands

• International Animation Film Festival, Annecy, France

• Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France

• Now & Wow Club, Rotterdam, Netherlands

• Open air, Seoul, South Korea

• Nemo 2008, Paris, France

Shredder, 2002
Animation, 8 ’, 35 mm
Production: Maarten van der Leeden (NL)

• Moviezone Prize, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands

• Special Jury Prize, Lille, France

Dicht / Vorm - “Trainspotting”, 2002
Animation, 1 ’, video
Production: Il Luster Production (NL)
Poetic Animation film inspired by a poem by Bart FM Droog. As part of the Dichtvorm project

Barcode, 2001
Animation, 8 ’, 35 mm
Production: IL Luster Productions (NL)

• Grand Prix, International Animation Film Festival, Annecy, France

• Grand Prix, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands

• Special Jury Prize, Zagreb, Croatia

• Jury Prize, Hamburg, Germany

• Silver Dove, Leipzig, Germany

• Jury Prize, New York Expo, United States

• Premio Innova, Animadrid, Spain