Don’t miss your chance to vote for winners in the British Animation Awards 20120! 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 3 line-up:
Scouting for Girls – Let’s Not Go Away/Katie Gascoyne/03:39
At Christmas, living Ginger- bread man, Dan, dreads spending time with Mandy’s family who tend to nibble his edges when her back is turned. This year, Mandy will give Dan the Christmas he’s dreamed of. Let’s Not Go Away is the music video for the Christmas single of the same name by enduringly popular UK band, Scouting for Girls.
I’m Ok/Elizabeth Hobbs/06:04
In 1917, Austrian artist Oskar Kokoschka was in hospital, injured and shell-shocked from World War I, and heartbroken from the end of his famous love affair with Alma Mahler.
Optimistic Harry attends an interview which will decide if he can carry on receiving beneﬁts that enable to him to live a sustainable life. The tough, unforgiving interview forces him to retreat to his imagination, a softer world, full of wool and crochet.
You Foe/Paul Hill/01:30
A mischievous UFO annoys a farmer for no good reason.
The Mushroom Hunters/Caroline Rudge/06:00
In collaboration with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, we created an animated ﬁlm to bring the Rhysling Award-winning poem “The Mushroom Hunters” to life. A feminist piece of art celebrating female astronomer Maria Mitchell and all women who have contributed to science but have been collectively erased through the telling of scientiﬁc history.
A dark, synthy music video about the futility of nuclear war and the psychological impact upon those who have to “push the button”.
Handmade/Phoebe Morrison /02:10
An exploration of animation processes through expressive hands interacting with a book.
Black Earth Rising /Steve Small/09:00
Animation depicting events around the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath, imaginatively interpreting violent and tragic events – events where, as one character puts it, ‘words would fail’.
Sad Heart/Karni and Saul/04:18
A woman is on a journey through her own song.
Archie is devastated to learn of the death of his beloved aunt Betty. He makes the long journey to the home she’s left him in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Saddened by all the memories, the storm soon passes and a new day brings new hope for Archie and his dog.
The day after the brexit vote we ask the general public why they voted the way they did.
Group Work Works/Hend Esmat, Lamiaa Diab/00:55
The Bristol based charity SARSAS provides support to people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, B&NES, North Somerset and Somerset, who have experienced rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives. SARSAS asked us to produce a ﬁlm to promote their group work sessions; a valuable healing experience that service users are often very nervous about.
Hide and Seek/Quinxian Lin/05:55
Have you ever not been found in hide and seek in your childhood; This game is continuing in a quiet way, as we are actually hiding in work and life. But now, do we still hold the hope of being found by the same kind of people in one day?
Wood Child and Hidden Forest Mother/Stephen Irwin/09:34
Deep in the forest, a hunter encounters a strange creature he cannot kill.
A cawing Crow is determined to disturb Simon’s Cat’s peace and quiet!
Davina and the Vagabonds – Devil Horns/Gordon Howie/03:38
Music video for ‘Devil Horns’ by Davina and the Vagabonds.
Three friends embark on a new adventure in a strange town, but when a manipulative stranger joins their gang, their loyalty is torn apart with terrifying consequences.
There will be no ads or trailers shown with this screening.