Erik Verkerk, Joost van den Bosch

IndieLisboa 2021 •

The Netherlands, Animation, 2020, 2′

In two short minutes, we accompany an octopus that just wants the glass that surrounds his habitat to be completely and totally clean. To try and get the task accomplished, he uses all his arms to try to clean one missed spot.

Director's Bio

Ka-Ching Cartoons Animation Studio is a mainly 2D animation studio in Rotterdam, ran by Joost van den Bosch & Erik Verkerk. Joost and Erik usually work as the studio directors, creators and production supervisors. They have been working together since art academy, after which they worked for one year in Ireland at the Cartoon Saloon, before returning to the Netherlands to start their own company in 2007. They successfully made series for Dutch television and created their own international series The 3D-Machine for Nintendo, as well as George and Paul, a stop-motion TV-series that is being broadcast internationally right now. Gradually, the studio moved towards longer formats, and recently worked on several feature projects.