Emma de Swaef
Emma De Swaef specializes in stop-motion and doll-making, her preferred working materials include wool, felt & textile.
Together with Marc James Roels she made the short film ‘Oh Willy…’ in 2012, a stop-motion short that won 80 international awards including the Cartoon d’Or and a Cézar nomination. Marc & Emma went on to make mid-length film ‘Ce Magnifique Gâteau !’ which premièred at the director’s Fortnight in Cannes, Tiff and Telluride and had a cinematic release in Belgium, the Netherlands and the USA.
In 2022 they directed the first chapter of the Emmy award winning anthology film ‘The House’ for Netflix. They are based in Antwerp, Belgium.
Emma de Swaef is speaker at the Vrijplaats Residency 2022.