Don’t miss your chance to vote for winners in the British Animation Awards 2020! There are three specially selected programmes which contain a mix of animated shorts, music videos and commercials including several international festival award winners. After each programme, cast your vote to help select this year’s winners!
Programme 2 line-up:
Getting Started/William Crook/02:01
The person and the project get mixed up in this short experimental celebration. Feeling frenetic, frustrated, ecstatic, distracted, it’s all part of getting started.
What’s Next/Bunny Schendler/03:49
A music video by Bunny Schendler.
The Things I Left Behind/Chiara Sgatti/07:47
Two points of view clashing, a nostalgic, terminally ill patient, against a cold and pragmatic robot caretaker.
A Whale’s Tale/Robin Celebi, Giovanni Utichi/03:00
Hope Works have been working in conjunction with Unicef and the world’s biggest broadcasters to produce a series of ﬁlms designed to bolster hope amongst our children, who are exposed to increasingly challenging topics via media, from war to natural disaster. They were commissioned by Cartoon Network UK to produce A Whale’s Tale, tackling the subject of marine pollution but with a positive message.
The Peacock in the Room/Sanjana Chandrasekhar/02:32
An intergenerational ﬁlm that explores the relationship between my mother and her mother, during challenging times. As my grandmother’s perception of reality is distorted by her Parkinson’s disease, her daughter attempts to understand and embrace her world.
Fox Fires/Keilidh Bradley/05:57
When the moon comes to Earth seeking help to light up the night sky, a little fox must ﬁnd his own way to shine.
Set in a dying industrial town, //_sleeper tells the story of Frank, a recluse who wakes each day to a strange anomaly on the horizon. Black treacle skies, glowing monitors and strange phone calls are the backdrop to this unsettling character journey, as Frank looks ever watching towards the horizon – the anomaly awaits him.
The Beatles – Glass Onion/Alasdair Brotherston, Jock Mooney/02:30
Commissioned to mark the 50th Anniversary of The White Album, Glass Onion draws on a dazzling variety of animation techniques to breathe new life into Richard Hamilton’s iconic collage.
Chin Up/ Joanne Salmon/04:42
Chin Up is a MOFILM ‘Many Voices – Year of the Women’ winning animated documen- tary about self-acceptance produced by LoveLove Films which follows animator Joanne Salmon’s story from being 1 in 50,000 babies born with Treacher Collins Syndrome to currently living her dreams as an animator.
First impressions are so important.
Desire Line/Ruini Shi/06:59
When a tragedy occurs one Valentine’s Day, we turn to a bot for answers.
Coldplay – Daddy/Åsa Lucander/05:00
The ﬁlm follows a girl lost at sea, alone in a small boat, rowing towards the unknown. The turbulent sea echoes glimpses of her past with her dad, and the sea and skyscape become the emotive canvas that projects her memories.
Nod. Wink. Horse/Olli Magee/04:42
A work of self sabotage. An obstruction of understanding. A ﬁlm behind a horse.
Post Mortem/James Todd/05:00
At the end of the world, Death must still carry out his grim task, and reap the remaining life on Earth. As he goes about his job in misery, he stumbles upon an unlikely friend, the last rabbit.
Love is Love/Mina Song/02:29
‘Love is Love’ is a music video designed for preschoolers celebrating love and the diversity of families. Encour- aging inclusion and accept- ance, this catchy song shows children how colourful and different families can be.
Voices in a crowd stir violent emotions, microaggressions bring up past traumas. Then a turning shifts the emotional landscape…
Chemicals – Parker Bossley/Joseph Wallace/04:12
Parker Bossley takes a psychedelic trip, metamorphosing into exotic animals and traveling through colour- ful landscapes in this cut-out animated music video.
You Died/Sam Shaw/01:20
You’ve kicked the bucket. This handy video will help you.
British Bombs/Ed Bulmer/04:58
Ed Bulmer directs a surreal, multi-format video for Declan McKenna’s new song that focusses on the hypocrisy of the British arms trade.
The Wind and the Willows – The Wildlife Trust/Thomas Harnett O’Meara, Matthew Day/02:00
With David Attenborough they brought The Wind in the Willows back to highlight loss of habitat for The Wildlife Trusts.
The Flounder/Elizabeth Hobbs/06:30
A ﬁsherman and his wife live in a hovel. One day the ﬁsherman catches an enchanted ﬁsh. The man tells his wife of the strange incident, and they decide to improve their circumstances by asking the ﬁsh to improve their lot. They return to see the ﬁsh again and again, each time becoming more ambi- tious with their demands. As their greed grows, the world around them becomes more and more disturbed.
There will be no ads or trailers shown with this screening.