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Animated Documentary 'Mijn geluk in Auschwitz'



A Dutch team of animators is working on an animated documentary based on the true story of holocaust survivor Hajo Meijer.

Rob Tuytel writes:

At this moment we are working on a short animation documentary movie made with blender. Almost everything is made in Blender, we have a development blog here

The blog is in English, we are a Dutch animation team working on the Filmacademie in Amsterdam. The movie is about Hajo Meijer (87), he is a Auschwitz holocaust survivor. it's a combination of documentary and animation, so it's not fiction.

Hajo is one of the last survivors, his story is very impresive, we use the animation to tell his story.

Please follow the blog, we explain a lot about the developing, 3D blender scenes, tracking blue screen shots and lots more.


  1. Lawrence D’Oliveiro on

    Anybody else remember Jacob Bronowski? Escaped from Poland to England aged 12, became a scientist twice over—first physics, then biology. Also outstanding in maths, I believe. Put together a TV documentary on the history of science, called “The Ascent of Man’, released 1971. Classic in many ways, even today. In one episode, he went to Auschwitz, where several of his relatives, not so lucky as him, died. There was a pond where the cremated ashes of the victims were dumped. He stepped into it, fully dressed, ruined a perfectly good pair of shoes, just to get closer to them...

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