NXT creatives

Tom Schrooten

HKU Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht


Tom Schrooten's short film Baart (an intentional play on 'Baard', the Dutch word for beard) follows Jip, an eight year-old boy with a big imagination. Jip wants nothing more than for his father to be a part of his games and stories, but finds he is always busy with other things. His father does, however, seem to have a lot of time for men with beards. Jip hatches a plan to get his father's attention, but it doesn't work out quite as he expects...