Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme carefully chosen for our littlest and most special audience strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys.
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The Little Bird and the Squirrel (Lena von Doehren, Switzerland)
Wayne the Stegosaurus (Aran Quinn & Jeff Dates, UK)
Meet Wayne – he’s long and heavy, wide and tall, but has a brain that’s extra small.
The Lost Thing (Shaun Tan & Andrew Ruhemann, Australia)
A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while collecting bottle tops at the beach. It’s the lost thing – but who owns it? Based on the award-winning book by author and illustrator Shaun Tan.
Wee Wise Words: Global Warming (Joel Simon, Northern Ireland)
Northern Ireland’s youngest citizens talk about their vision of the future for our planet.
Wee Wise Words: Olden Days (Joel Simon, 2012)
Northern Irish primary school children recount life in the ‘olden days’ – before 2005, a time when there were no curtains or grass and meals consisted of mud and hay.
Northern Ireland, 5’00
Swimming Pool (Alexandra Hetmerova, 2010)
A love story at night about two outsiders in a closed swimming pool.
Czech Republic, 6’35
Big Block Singsong: Hair
Details coming soon
Rockin’ Rhino (Verena Fels, Germany)
Dancing is so much fun! But if you have to dance all by yourself it ́s only half the fun. So the little rhino needs to come up with an idea to make everyone dance with it.
Trampoline (Maarten Koopman & Floris Kaayk, Netherlands)
Some things were just never meant to jump up and down on a trampoline. Little things are OK but giant animals… hmmm, not such a great idea.
Snowflake (Natalia Chernysheva, Russia)
The New Species (Kateřina Karhánková, Czech Republic)
Stumbling across a mysterious bone sparks the imaginations of three kids, who decide to seek scholarly wisdom from a paleontologist and see what clues they can dig up.