FUTURE ENCOUNTER - Dan Geesin

 Writer/Director, British – Elephant Feet

Dan Geesin graduated from Ateliers Amsterdam in 1996 exploring narrative structures in his short films, music and drawing. In 1998 he completed his first clearly narrative film Sheep Eat Grass and shortly after released the CD Cars, Bikes, Walking. This has been followed by a consistently diverse production of films, music and drawings over the last 17 years. Geesin has produced over 20 short films, 6 music publications and has shown his work in many museums and film festivals including Tate Modern, Moma New York, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Cannes International Film Festival, Berlinale and Edinburgh International Film Festival.

His last film Elephant Feet has been sold to ARTE television, shown in many international festivals including Clermont-Ferrand, Golden Nights Paris, Rotterdam, Worldwide Shorts Toronto and Message to Man Saint Petersburg, and won Best Short Film in both the Netherlands Film Festival and Motovun Film Festival, Croatia. Dan Geesin lives and works in Groningen, Netherlands.