A compilation of my work from the last years. This reel contains 15 independent and commisioned projects.
Animation direction and design Sophie Olga de Jong
Sound design and music Jelle Bruinsma for ARTCORE

Cycle (trailer)
Trailer for the independent short film Cycle. This film is playing as a short film before Disney's The Nutcracker in all Pathé Cinema's in the Netherlands.

A small round story about a girl who learns to cycle from her grandfather and discovers that where the road ends real adventure begins.

Selection of International film festival selections:
Monstra Lisboa, Portugal • Anima Brussels, Belgium • International Children's and Youth Film Carnival, Hongkong • Anim'Est Festival, Romenia • Cinanima, Portugal  • Nederlands Film Festival Utrecht, The Netherlands • Go Short, The Netherlands • Cinekid, The Netherlands • Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany • Seattle International Children Film Festival, USA • Hamptons International Film Festival, USA • Zlín Film Festival for Children & Youth, Czech Republic • Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo • Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival, Switserland  •  Festival de Cine de Madrid, Spain • International Kids Film Festival Mumbai, India  • Imaginaria Animation Festival, Italy

Special Mention • Monstra Lisboa, Portugal
Directed by Sophie Olga de Jong and Sytske Kok
Producers Willen Thijssen and Nancy Fornovile
Screenplay Sytske Kok
Design and animation Sophie Olga de Jong
Additional animation Janneke van den Biggelaar, Bram Donders, Kim van Engelen
Sound design Fay Lovsky
Funded by The Netherlands Film Fund, Fonds 21, Pathé Cinema's
Production CinéTé

My entry for the Animation Sequence Project; A co-creation project where creative minds from all over the world are invited to create a short piece of animation.
Animation direction and design Sophie Olga de Jong
Concept Animation Sequence Project In 60 seconds

Portraits Opium Atelier
I was asked to stay a week in the Opium Atelier, an artist in residence by Opium, a radio show about art on radio NPO 4. 
Illustrated and animated: Sophie Olga de Jong 
Hondenleven (A Dogs Life)
An independent animated short in development.

When grandma’s dog dies her grandchild helps her bury the dog. But what happens when you die and are buried under the ground? The grandchild would love to make a little hole to see how the dog is doing down there.
Directed by Sophie Olga de Jong and Sytske Kok
Producers Willen Thijssen and Nancy Fornovile
Screenplay Sytske Kok
Design and animation Sophie Olga de Jong
Funded by The Netherlands Film Fund
Production CinéTé