Sebastian Mulder / 22’ / 2016 / Países Bajos

Direction: Sebastian Mulder
Production: Sebastian Mulder
Editing: Wouter Hoek
Cinematography: Maxime Brun
Sound: Apollonia van Dun
Original Music: Joost van ‘T Hoff

Artificial grass on the balcony, a meeting hall with a forest wallpaper, a palm beach in the waiting room of the dentist. This short documentary examines the role of nature simulations in our society. To what extent does artificial nature satisfies the city dwellers and where are this simulations still falling short? Will artificial nature ever replace real nature?

SEBASTIAN MULDER was born in 1994. After finishing high school, he went on to study film at The School Of Arts Utrecht, The Netherlands. He recently graduated with the film Nature: All Rights Reserved, which premiered at the Netherlands Film Festival 2016 and gave him a nomination for the Diorapthe Award (Best Director). Sebastian Mulder has always been fascinated with the changing relationships between humans and nature and hopes to examine this subject more in his future work. Sebastian Mulder has a love for experimental en poetic documentaries. Raising questions about the future of our world is what Sebastian Mulder wants to achieve with his films.