Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys.
‘A Different Perspective’ (Chris O’Hara, 2012)
A visit from an alien life form results in a change of perspective in more ways than one.
‘The Sparrow who kept his word’ (Dmitry Geller, 2010)
An honest little sparrow braves the cold, wind and rain in order to hold true to his noble and kindhearted promise.
‘Luminaris’ (Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2011)
In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things.
‘Kali The Little Vampire’ (Regina Pessoa, 2012)
A poetic and beautiful tale and a reminder that there is a place for every one of us under the sun. Even the creatures of the night.
‘Bottle’ (Kirsten Lepore, 2011)
The power to connect knows no boundaries and can’t be stopped by Mother Nature’s power of erosion.
‘At the Opera’ (Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2010)
A very moving night at the opera.
‘Ursus’ (Reinis Petersons, 2011)
A bear works as an acrobat-motorcyclist in a travelling circus but yearns for the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell at night.
‘Marvin’ (Mark Nute, 2011)
A young boy has an unusual orifice in the middle of his head. Narrated by Steve Coogan.
‘Night Sounds’ (Jacob Stalhammar, 2011)
Everyone should be sleeping. But what’s that under the bed? Better take a look.
‘Zing’ (Kyra Buschor & Cynthia Collins, 2011)
Day in, day out, Mr. Grimm is busy with his job as the Reaper, harvesting people’s lives. One day, his monotonous existence is interrupted by the doorbell. It’s a little girl. She wants her cat back.
‘I Saw Mice burying a Cat’ (Dmitry Geller, 2011)
Romance, farce, thriller and tragedy.