A comprehensive screening of the very best recently released British animation, including several world premieres. Check the pulse of the British animation scene, meet many of the filmmakers and see the films that will take British animation to the world. This is an exceptional opportunity to see what British animators are doing, how they’re doing it and how the art form is travelling. Several filmmakers will be present at the screening to introduce their work.
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Art For Lawyers (Rory Waudby-Tolley)
The Supermarket (Sam Moore)
The everyday monotony of the supermarket celebrated in a rhythmic sound loop.
Cobalt (JJ(Je eun) Shim)
Looper: Farfisa Song (Iain Gardner)
Mustard & Ketchup, two gay badgers “who love each other very much” and their first outing to the world.
So I Danced Again…. (Lottie Kingslake)
The act of listening. A dance through our chaotic world of meaningful/meaningless sounds.
Pipe Dreams (Christabel Jarrold)
Helen’s got a hot date. It’s all part of her plan to be a better woman. But will a plumbing problem put a spanner in the works?
The Uses of Envy (Lara Lee & Hannah Jacobs)
How to be more productive when you’re envious of others.
Spinning Record (Emily Downe)
Balance and order, sound and motion, turning and looping like a spinning record.
Life Cycles (Ross Hogg)
Below (Olga Makarchuk)
Below the sea level the past seems to be a happier place. Though how far can you escape on your chair underwater?
Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant (Suraya Raja)
A girl fights against compulsions brought on by anxiety.
Freedom (Kathrin Steinbacher, UK/Austria)
A Self-Compassion Exercise (Joe Bichard)
The daily life of a down-trodden character and their plight to will a little self-compassion.
Not The Same River. Not The Same Man. (Michelle Brand)
The Full Story (Daisy Jacobs)
The Race (Jodie Haslam)
A group of people run down a race track, morphing and growing into more distinctive personalities. But the race soon becomes deadly competitive.
Big Finds A Trumpet (Dan Castro)