Short film GRATIS from Tobias Smeets and Merijn Scholte Albers was granted with a golden calf during the Netherlands Film Festival.
The Jury described short film GRATIS, by Merijn Scholte Albers and Tobias Smeets, as: “a successful short film that approaches the genre very well. Beautifully played and directed. Nothing is forced. The Jury saw two characters that were portrayed in such a way that all transitions of the story follow smoothly from their actions. That is the essence of telling a good story. Everything is character. The makers of this film have proven to understand this perfectly. GRATIS was a joy to watch.”