This programme of short films has been carefully selected with our youngest audience in mind for Batley Festival.
There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and tales that spark all those little imaginations. Animation is the most imaginative and engaging of all art forms and is the perfect platform to enthral and inspire the wide-open imaginations of kids and adults alike.
Please check Batley Festival website for correct start times.
A Single Life (Job, Joris & Marieke, Netherlands)
A life can be lived, measured and even manipulated in so many different ways but beware the cracks and the sudden endings.
1234 (Shiro Ichige, Japan)
In dreams anything can happen. In this dream anything and everything does. A blast of fun and colour.
Pawo (Antje Heyn, Germany)
The magical adventure of a little toy figure, who finds herself in a curious world, where she discovers her strength and skills.
Pik Pik Pik (Dmitry Vysotsky, Russia)
The woodpecker rattles the tree, on the hunt for ants. A musically and graphically precise symphony about teamwork.
Once Upon A Blue Moon (Steve Boot, UK)
A Robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an Alien who just wants someone to play with.
Tom and the Nice Family (Andreas Hykade, Germany)
Tom runs into the Nice Family, an entire family of old friends who he never realised he had.
Clap! Clap! Playfulness! (Loup Blaster, France)
An entertaining blast of colour and sound in this joyous music video.
Catch It (Various, France)
A group of meerkats, a lone vulture and some fruit.
A Reindeer Carol (Verena Fels, Germany)
Did you know fireflies like Christmas songs? But be careful, they’re very shy!
Fulfilament (Rhiannon Evans, UK)
A small thought adventures through the brain, looking for a place to belong.
Octopus (Julia Ocker, Germany)
The octopus wants to bake a yummy peach cake. But one of her arms has plans of its own.
5 Metres 80 (Nicolas Deveaux, France)
If you ever thought giraffes couldn’t do fancy tricks take a good look at this troupe of graceful, long legged beauties. You won’t believe your eyes – and neither will your kids!
Greedy Germ (Fang Yu Hsu & Cheng Hao Chen, Taiwan)
In a tiny world seen through a microscope, a group of friendly and timid citizens live together happily.