Don’t miss your chance to vote for winners in the British Animation Awards 2018!
BAA invites you, the audience, to vote for your favourite Short Film and Music Video, from 3 programmes put together from entries to BAA 2018, including several international festival award winners.
Following this 90 minute programme there will be a short break after which there will be a Q&A with the filmmakers, hosted by Hotessa Laurence.
Hotessa is an illustrator, filmmaker and Senior Lecturer in BA Animation at the University of Westminster, she is also currently undertaking a practice-led PhD at the Royal College of Art within the School of Communication.
Have Heart | Will Anderson | wanderson.co.uk | 12:10
A looping GIF has an existential crisis.
Wednesday with Goddard | Nicolas Ménard | Nexus Productions | 04:30
Eugene goes on a personal quest for spiritual enlightenment that leads to romance and despair. Intricate pencil drawings juxtaposed with simple, geometric characters.
The Full Story | Daisy Jacobs & Christopher Wilder | Life-Size Film | 07:30
When the dad next door walks out, 5 year old old Toby discovers that parents leave. As the shock hits, the entire room catapults skywards, morphs in mid-air and lands as a different space, then keeps pace with Toby’s volatile emotions as home life spirals out of control in the divorce boom of the 1970s and 80s. 40 years on, kaleidoscopic scraps of memory still cling to the walls; Toby clings to these fragments, trying to piece together the full story.
The Day After the Party | Diyala Muir | Royal College of Art | 05:50
An anxious young girl makes her way through Brixton market. Memory and fantasy slowly weave themselves into the chaotic street scene.
Attraction | Emily Scaife | Royal College of Art | 04:30
Urges in the undergrowth, erupting fungal fantasies, bursting botanicals; the dust and desires of a tiny alternative universe. An experimental animation imagining attraction and pleasure in insects, and the seduction methods of the plants and fungi that beckon.
Johnno’s Dead | Chris Shepherd | Polkadot Films 8:30
Serving 12 years s for a crime you didn’t commit focuses the mind. Everything becomes crystal clear. All of the injustice poisons the soul and there’s nothing left but to settle old scores. The sequel to ‘Dad’s Dead’.
Looper: Farfisa Song | Iain Gardner | Animation Garden for Mute Records | 03:10
Mustard and Ketchup are tasked with producing a music video on a very tight
Andreya Triana: Branches of Life | Katerina Athanasopoulou | Independent for Cast Iron Radio and Recording | 04:15
A woman sinks inside her unconscious, during a lung operation. The instruments are ready for the cut that will let her breathe again – or fall into eternal sleep. We find ourselves at that dreamy beginning of anaesthesia, where your mind drifts helplessly into the darkness and hopes to see the light again.
Katie Melua: Perfect World | Karni and Saul | Sulkybunny for BMG | 04:25
A ‘sugary’ film that follows a mother and her young son on their emotional journey, inadvertently delving into a magical wintery forest full of wonder and danger.
To Build a Fire | Fx Goby | Nexus Productions | 13:00
A trapper crosses the Yukon with his dog in harsh midwinter. Struggling to survive, he attempts to build a simple fire. Adapted from the classic Jack London tale.
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- 90 mins