Short Calf Muscle is an absurdist black comedy about Anders. And Anders is different. But he doesn’t know that. Yes, he’s also gay, but that’s not the point here. There is also this thing that others see but he doesn’t. Writer & Director: Victoria Warmerdam Film Producer: Trent Editing: Elsbeth Kasteel Photography: Joris Bulstra Sound: Kasper Koudenburg Art Direction: Tessa Beijer & Barbara van Immerseel Costumes: Julia Klok Make up: Robert Stouthamer Filmmaker Bio Victoria Warmerdam (1991) graduated in 2015 as a director and writer from the Art School in Utrecht, Netherlands with her graduation film Happily I am Happy that played at a lot of international festivals. In 2015 she has won the Burny Bos Talent Award at the Cinekid Festival with her sci-fi feature idea SpaceKees. In 2017 she wrote the short SOAP and currently she is working on several feature film scripts. In 2019 she wrote and directed her short film SHORT CALF MUSCLE that has played at over 130 festivals amongst Oscar-qualifying festivals at Leuven, St.Louis, Winterthur, Edmonton, Gijon, Foyle and Show Me Shorts, but also at Aesthetica and Asiana ISFFF. The short film has received over 25 international awards with the IRIS Prize of 30.000 pounds as the highlight. Her second short film Mustachio is currently traveling the festivals all around the world.