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MTV BLOOM

Direction & Animation: Marieke Verbiesen
Sounddesign: Sonic Adventure
Production: MTV BLOOM - Jo Shallow / Onedotzero London
Broadcast: MTV Europe, MTV USA, MTV Asia, MTV Australia

"Nordic Folk Legends" is a short animation commissioned by Onedotzero x MTV Bloom hailing Nordic Mythology and their iconic characters as a videogame.
Featuring Thor, the hammer-wielding god associated with thunder and lightning, as the protagonist in "Nordic Folk Legends", batteling volatile monsters and creatures as if he is playing a game, going from one level to the next, using his trustworhty hammer "Mjollnir".

Furthermore featuring:
-Ygdrassl the tree
-Sleipnir the 8 Legged Horse
-Jotunn the Giant
-Huldra two faced woman
-Jörmungandr the Serpent

MTV Bloom Winner:
MTV Bloom in collaboration with OnedotZero, selected 10 artist from a worldwide pool, that bring
experimental animation and progressive vision to a wide international audience, exploring the themes of
identity and community.
Ten commissioned one minute films were given coverage on MTV's channels globally and online,
and were broadcasted through MTVs networks in Asia, Europe, Canada & the USA.
The ten commissioned artists were Quala, Lulu Li, Ayala Sharot, Mike Bullock,
Igor Knezevic, The Holograms, Marieke Verbiesen, Ryan Louie & Neil Grundy.

Animation Broadcast:
- MTV Asia
- MTV Europe
- MTV Canada & North America

Exhibited:
- FutureEverything Manchester, UK
- Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL
- Anim8, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
- Anim8, Malmo Kunsthal, Malmo, SE
- De Vorst, Playgrounds Festival #1, Tilburg, NL
- Ladymation, BFI, London, UK
- ZGN: Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, NL