Films

Take your pick from our extensive list of films and packages.

All our titles feature animation by British artists, or have a British connection.  Click on a title to see more details and rights information for programming.

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BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 2

Package 2: British Animation Comes of Age (1952 – 1979) Title Date Runtime Figurehead (Allan Crick) 1952 7 Parents Take Hart (Larkins Studio) 1953 2.5 The Wardrobe (George Dunning) 1958 2 Do it Yourself Cartoon Kit (Biographic) 1959 5.5 Automania 2000...

Ethel & Ernest(2016)

Wales/2016/94mins/PG. Dir: Roger Mainwood. With: Pam Ferris, Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn. A hand-drawn animated film from Cardiff-based Cloth Cat studio, based on the award-winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs. An affectionate depiction of the lives of Briggs’...

BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 1

Package 1: The Early Years of British Animation (1907 – 1940) – From Animated Dolls to Adolf Title Date Runtime Sorcerer’s Scissors (Walter Booth) 1907 3 Jealous Doll, or, The Frustrated Elopement 1909 6 Animated Doll and Toy Town Circus (G.A. Smith?)...

The Secret Adventures Of Tom Thumb (1993)

UK/1993/60 mins./ Dir. Dave Borthwick Having nothing at all to do with the famed circus performer, The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb is instead a dark, nightmarish fable, equal parts Grimm Brothers fairy tale and post-apocalyptic science fiction. The title character...

Early Man (2018)

UK/2018/PG Dir: Nick Park With voices of: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Richard Ayoade, Timothy Spall, Johnny Vegas Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along...

The Iron Giant (1999)

USA/1999/83mins/(U) Dir: Brad Bird. With: Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Harry Connick Jr. A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy. BRITISH CONNECTION  The Iron Giant is based upon the 1968 story,'Iron...

Wind in the Willows (1987 film)

USA/1987/49 mins./(PG)/Dir. Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who...

The Breadwinner (2018)

Ireland/Canada/Luxembourg/2018/93 mins./ Dir.  Nora Twomey Based on Deborah Ellis’ award-winning novel, Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in Kabul, Afghanistan, which is under Taliban rule. When her father is arrested without warning for being an...

Animal Farm (1954)

UK/ 1954/ 72 mins/ Dir. Joy Batchelor, John Halas A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves. Animal Farm is a 1954 British-American adult animated comedy-drama film...

The Plague Dogs (1982)

TBC UK/1982/103 mins./(PG-13)/Dir. Martin Rosen In this animation, Snitter (John Hurt) and Rowf (Christopher Benjamin) are two dogs trapped in a lab where they are repeatedly abused for testing purposes. One day, they accidentally find a way to unlock their cages and...

Loving Vincent (2017)

UK/2017/93mins/(12A) Dir: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman With: Saoirse Ronan, Chris O’Dowd, Douglas Booth Comprised of almost 65,000 hand-painted oil stills in the world’s first ‘painted’ film, this one of a kind biopic evokes the delirious, hyper-sensual world...

When the Wind Blows (1986)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Film4 UK/1986/80 mins./(PG)/ Dir. Jimmy Teru Murakami In this hand-drawn animated tale, elderly married couple Hilda (Peggy Ashcroft) and Jim Bloggs (John Mills) have their quiet, simple lives in the English...

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Images|© 2018  Fox Searchlight UK. All rights reserved. USA/2018/105 mins./(PG-13) Dir. Wes Anderson Visionary director Wes Anderson returns with a beguiling, stunningly crafted stop-motion animated feature that is destined to win your heart....

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Orginal Title: Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed /Germany/1926/66mins. Dir. Lotte Reiniger The Adventures of Prince Achmed is based on tales from The Arabian Nights and still stands as one of the great classics of animation — witty, lively, delicate, inventive,...

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Motion Picture © 2005 Aardman Animations Ltd. All rights reserved. UK/2005/85mins/(U) Dir: Steve Box. Voices: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter In this Aadrman classic Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind...

BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 3

Package 3: Top of the World (1983 – 1998) Title Date Runtime Night Club (Jonathan Hodgson) 1983 6.5 The Victor (Derek Hayes & Phil Austin) 1985 13 Black Dog (Alison De Vere) 1987 18 Feet of Song (Erica Russell) 1988 5.5 Clothes (Osbert Parker) 1988 3 Manipulation...

Watership Down (1978)

UK/1978/91 mins./(U)/ Dir. Martin Rosen Based upon Richard Adam's novel of the same title, this animated feature delves into the surprisingly violent world of a warren of rabbits as they seek to establish a new colony free of tyranny and human intervention....

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Oska Bright Film Festival Animation Shorts (2017)

UK/2017/41 mins/No Cert/ Dir. Various Carousel helps learning disabled artists develop and manage their creative lives, true to their voice and vision, challenging expectations of what great art is and who can create it. Oska Bright Film...

Leeds Animation Workshop Shorts

Read on to learn about Leeds Animation Workshop's programme for Anim18. In the year it celebrates its fortieth anniversary, this not-for-profit, filmmaking collective is still active in conceiving, producing and making animated films on social and...

ICO Box of Delights – Programme 2 (2012)

Various/2012/74 mins/U/Dir. Various Nine award-winning short films from the British Animation Awards, specially selected for 8-12s. An amazing variety of animation techniques from filmmakers around Europe, exploring stories and themes full of creativity and humour.  ...

ICO Box of Delights – Programme 1 (2012)

Various/2012/43 mins/U/Dir. Various Eight award-winning short films from the British Animation Awards, specially selected for 4-7s. A more cheerful collection of stories from around Europe you will not find, full of music, colour and character but no dialogue. A Sunny...

The Big Knights (2015)

UK/2015/70 mins/ U/Dir: Neville / Mark Astley / Baker In the far off land of Borovia, where dragons are fierce, witches are wicked, scientists are insane, the economy is bad and television is in black & white, stands Castle Big: home...

Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Japan/2018/103 mins/U/Dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick...

Peter Rabbit (2018)

USA/2018/95 mins/PG/Dir. Will Gluck Peter Rabbit and his three sisters -- Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail -- enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled...

THE 3 WORLDS OF GULLIVER (1960)

USA/1960/100 mins./ Dir. Jack Sher Surgeon Lemuel Gulliver (Kerwin Mathews) wants to explore the world before his marriage to Elizabeth (June Thorburn), despite her wishes to the contrary. He sets off on a ship, but is reunited with Elizabeth when he discovers she's...

The Breadwinner (2018)

Ireland/Canada/Luxembourg/2018/93 mins./ Dir.  Nora Twomey Based on Deborah Ellis’ award-winning novel, Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in Kabul, Afghanistan, which is under Taliban rule. When her father is arrested without warning for being an...

The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)

© 1960, renewed 1988 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1960/100 mins/Dir. Jack Sher Surgeon Lemuel Gulliver (Kerwin Mathews) wants to explore the world before his marriage to Elizabeth (June Thorburn), despite her...

The Last Unicorn (1982)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/ITV USA/1982/84 mins/Dir. Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass In this animated musical, the villainous King Haggard (Christopher Lee) plots to destroy all the world's unicorns. When a young unicorn (Mia Farrow) learns...

Peppa Pig : My First Cinema Experience (2017)

UK/2017/72 mins/Dir. Mark Baker A 72-minute theatrical release comprised of previously unreleased episodes and musical interludes of the animated television series featuring stage-show versions of Peppa Pig and her brother George....

Jungle Book (1967)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/1976/74 mins/Dir.  Wolfgang Reitherman In this classic Walt Disney animation based on Rudyard Kipling's book, Mowgli, an abandoned child raised by wolves, has his peaceful existence threatened by the return of the...

Jungle Book (2016)

  Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/2016/106 mins/Dir. Jon Favreau Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his...

Flushed Away (2006)

Photographs © 2007 DreamWorks Animation, LLC and Aardman Animations Ltd. All rights reserved. UK/2006/84 mins/Dir.  David Bowers, Sam Fell After an ignoble landing in Ratropolis, a pampered rodent (Hugh Jackman) enlists the help of a sewer scavenger (Kate...

CASINO ROYALE (1967)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/MGM Studios USA/1967/131 mins/ Dir. John Huston, Val Guest, Ken Hughes, Robert Parrish, Joseph McGrath This wacky send-up of James Bond films stars David Niven as the iconic debonair spy, now retired and living a...

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1958)

© 1958, renewed 1986 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1958/88 mins/Dir.  Nathan H. Juran Sailing to Baghdad after a narrow escape from the monster island of Colossa, the wedding plans of legendary hero Sinbad (Kerwin...

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

© 1977, renewed 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1977/113 mins./Dir. Sam Wanamaker Legendary adventurer Sinbad (Patrick Wayne) stops in a port town to visit his friend Prince Kassim (Damien Thomas), only to find...

Mysterious Island (1961)

© 1961, renewed 1989 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1961/101 mins/Dir. Cy Endfield After using a hot air balloon to escape from a Confederate prison camp, Capt. Harding (Michael Craig), Cpl. Neb Nugent (Dan Jackson) and Sgt. Pencroft...

JASON AND THE ARGONAUT (1963)

© 1963, renewed 1991 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1963/101 mins/ Dir. Don Chaffey After saving the life of his royal father's usurper, Pelias (Douglas Wilmer), whom he fails to recognize, Jason (Todd Armstrong) is...

It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)

© 1955, renewed 1983 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. While on a routine mission, Cmdr. Pete Mathews (Kenneth Tobey) runs into trouble when his submarine is nearly sunk by an unknown creature. Back at base in Pearl Harbor,...

Hercules (1997)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/ 1997/93 mins./ Dir. Ron Clements, John Musker Disney tackles Greek mythology in this animated feature. Hercules (Tate Donovan), a son of gods, was snatched as a baby by Hades (James Woods) and forced to live among mortals as...

Brave (2012)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/2012/94 mins/ Dir. Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman Disney Pixar brings you the magical, mythical world of the Scottish Highlands. Rebellious Princess Merida doesn’t see why she needs to get married, but her mother insists it is...

FRANKENWEENIE (2012)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/2012/87 mins./Tim Burton From Disney and creative genius Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland, The Nightmare Before Christmas) comes the hilarious and offbeat Frankenweenie, a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog....

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1957)

© 1961, renewed 1989 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1957/83 mins./Dir. Fred F. Sears Extraterrestrials travelling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth. BRITISH CONNECTION...

Fantastic Mr Fox (2009)

Photographs © 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Indian Paintbrush Productions LLC. All rights reserved. USA/2009/88 mins./(PG)/Dir. Wes Anderson George Clooney and Meryl Streep lend their voices to this hilarious and heartwarming...

20 MILLIONS MILES TO EARTH (1957)

© 1957, renewed 1985 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved. USA/1957/82 mins./PG/Dir. Nathan H. Juran The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature...

The BFG (1989)

UK/1989/88 mins./Dir.  Brian Cosgrove The BFG is a 1989 British animated made-for-television film produced by Cosgrove Hall Films and based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was directed by Brian Cosgrove and written by John Hambley. The film was...

Alice in Wonderland (1988)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Film4 USA/1988/86 mins/Dir. Jan Švankmajer In Czech director Jan Svankmajer's surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, Alice (Kristyna Kohoutova) follows her stuffed rabbit through a portal inside her dresser to be...

BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 3

Package 3: Top of the World (1983 – 1998) Title Date Runtime Night Club (Jonathan Hodgson) 1983 6.5 The Victor (Derek Hayes & Phil Austin) 1985 13 Black Dog (Alison De Vere) 1987 18 Feet of Song (Erica Russell) 1988 5.5 Clothes (Osbert Parker) 1988 3 Manipulation...

BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 2

Package 2: British Animation Comes of Age (1952 – 1979) Title Date Runtime Figurehead (Allan Crick) 1952 7 Parents Take Hart (Larkins Studio) 1953 2.5 The Wardrobe (George Dunning) 1958 2 Do it Yourself Cartoon Kit (Biographic) 1959 5.5 Automania 2000...

BFI: A New History of British Animation Part 1

Package 1: The Early Years of British Animation (1907 – 1940) – From Animated Dolls to Adolf Title Date Runtime Sorcerer’s Scissors (Walter Booth) 1907 3 Jealous Doll, or, The Frustrated Elopement 1909 6 Animated Doll and Toy Town Circus (G.A. Smith?)...

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/1988/104 mins./(PG)/ Dir. Robert Zemeckis Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Frank Marshall and Robert Watts, and...

When Marnie Was There (2014)

Japan/2014/103mins/ (U) Dir: Hiromasa Yonebayshi. With: Ava Acres, Kathy Bates, Eric Bauza. When shy Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle for the summer, she discovers an old mansion surrounded by marshes, where she meets Marnie. The two girls...

Wind in the Willows (1987 film)

USA/1987/49 mins./(PG)/Dir. Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who...

When the Wind Blows (1986)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Film4 UK/1986/80 mins./(PG)/ Dir. Jimmy Teru Murakami In this hand-drawn animated tale, elderly married couple Hilda (Peggy Ashcroft) and Jim Bloggs (John Mills) have their quiet, simple lives in the English...

Winnie the Pooh (2011)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/2011/73 mins./(U)/ Dir. Stephen Anderson,Don Hall During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet,...

Watership Down (1978)

UK/1978/91 mins./(U)/ Dir. Martin Rosen Based upon Richard Adam's novel of the same title, this animated feature delves into the surprisingly violent world of a warren of rabbits as they seek to establish a new colony free of tyranny and human intervention....

Song of the Sea (2014)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/StudioCanal Ireland/2015/93mins/(PG)/ Dir. Tomm Moore. With: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan. Saoirse, a little girl who can turn into a seal, goes on an adventure with her brother to save the spirit...

Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

UK/2018/86 mins/(U)/Dir. John Stevenson With Emily Blunt, James McAvoy, Johnny Depp After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends...

Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/StudioCanal UK/2014/93 mins./(U)/ Dir.  Richard Starzak, Mark Burton Join Shaun, Bitzer and The Flock on their hilarious, action-packed adventure as they make plans to rescue the missing Farmer. A story about how...

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

Japan/2010/95 mins./(U)/ Dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi The Secret World of Arrietty, about a teeny-size 14-year-old girl who lives with her family beneath the floorboards of a big house and the human-size boy who befriends her, is adapted from British author Mary Norton’s...

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/StudioCanal Ireland/2009/75 mins./ (PG)/ Dir. Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from the barbarian raid. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master...

The Secret Adventures Of Tom Thumb (1993)

UK/1993/60 mins./ Dir. Dave Borthwick Having nothing at all to do with the famed circus performer, The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb is instead a dark, nightmarish fable, equal parts Grimm Brothers fairy tale and post-apocalyptic science fiction. The title character...

The Red Turtle (2016)

France//2016/81mins/PG. Dir: Michaël Dudok De Wit. The lone survivor of a shipwreck is washed ashore on a tropical island and learns to survive amongst the birds, animals and a giant red turtle. An immersive and meditative fairy tale from Studio Ghibli. BRITISH...

Chuck Steel: Raging Balls of Steel Justice (2014)

UK/2014/15 mins. / Dir.  Michael Mort It s not 1985 anymore. It s 1986, and Chuck Steel is the best Goddamn cop on the force according to his long suffering boss, Captain Jack Schitt. But even this maverick, renegade, loose cannon, lone wolf, cop on the edge, who...

The Tigger Movie (2000)

Images courtesy of Park Circus/Disney USA/2000/77 mins./(U)/ Dir. Jun Falkenstein Feature-length adventure for Winnie the Pooh's ever-bouncing companion. Tigger is just getting in the way when Pooh, Piglet, Roo, Rabbit and Owl try to prepare a home for their doleful...

The Plague Dogs (1982)

TBC UK/1982/103 mins./(PG-13)/Dir. Martin Rosen In this animation, Snitter (John Hurt) and Rowf (Christopher Benjamin) are two dogs trapped in a lab where they are repeatedly abused for testing purposes. One day, they accidentally find a way to unlock their cages and...

The Iron Giant (1999)

USA/1999/83mins/(U) Dir: Brad Bird. With: Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Harry Connick Jr. A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy. BRITISH CONNECTION  The Iron Giant is based upon the 1968 story,'Iron...

Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982)

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE TO BOOK UK/1982/95 mins./(15)/Dir.  Alan Parker, Gerald Scarfe A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone. Pink Floyd – The Wall is a 1982 British live-action/animated musical film...

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012)

© 2012 Sony Pictures Animation Inc. All Rights Reserved. UK/2012/ 88 mins./ (U) Dir. Peter Lord In The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain -- a boundlessly...

Loving Vincent (2017)

UK/2017/93mins/(12A) Dir: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman With: Saoirse Ronan, Chris O’Dowd, Douglas Booth Comprised of almost 65,000 hand-painted oil stills in the world’s first ‘painted’ film, this one of a kind biopic evokes the delirious, hyper-sensual world...

Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)

Japan/1986/126 mins./(PG) Dir. Hayao Miyazaki Laputa: Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki that marked the cinematic feature debut of Studio Ghibli. It follows the adventures of a young boy and girl...

James and the Giant Peach (1996)

UK/1996/89mins/U. Dir: Henry Selick. With: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Richard Dreyfuss James’ happy life at the English seaside is abruptly ended when his parents are killed by a rogue rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts. Daringly saving the life...

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Images|© 2018  Fox Searchlight UK. All rights reserved. USA/2018/105 mins./(PG-13) Dir. Wes Anderson Visionary director Wes Anderson returns with a beguiling, stunningly crafted stop-motion animated feature that is destined to win your heart....

Howl’s Moving Castle (2006)

Japan/2004/119mins/U. Dir: Hayao Miyazaki. With: Emily Mortimer, Jean Simmons, Christian Bale. Sophie works in a hat-shop, humbly believing herself to be plain, until her life is turned upside down when she is rescued from two boorish soldiers by Howl, a notorious...

Ethel & Ernest(2016)

Wales/2016/94mins/PG. Dir: Roger Mainwood. With: Pam Ferris, Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn. A hand-drawn animated film from Cardiff-based Cloth Cat studio, based on the award-winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs. An affectionate depiction of the lives of Briggs’...

Early Man (2018)

UK/2018/PG Dir: Nick Park With voices of: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Richard Ayoade, Timothy Spall, Johnny Vegas Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along...

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Motion Picture © 2005 Aardman Animations Ltd. All rights reserved. UK/2005/85mins/(U) Dir: Steve Box. Voices: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter In this Aadrman classic Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind...

Corpse Bride (2005)

USA/2005/77mins/PG. Dir: Tim Burton. With: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson Set in the 19th century in a European village, this stop-motion, animated feature follows the story of Victor (voiced by Johnny Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the...

Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires (2018)

UK/2017/ Dir. Michael Mort It's not 1985 anymore...it's 1986, and Chuck Steel is 'the best God damn cop on the force' according to his long-suffering boss, Captain Jack Schitt. But even this maverick, renegade, loose cannon, lone wolf, a cop on the edge, who doesn't...

Chicken Run (2000)

Photographs © 2000 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All rights reserved. UK/ 2000/84 mins. Dir. Peter Lord, Nick Park A claymation spoof of classic prison-camp flicks like "The Great Escape." One of the birds hatches a plot to fly the coop at Tweedy's...

The BFG (2016)

USA/2016/117 mins./ Dir. Steven Spielberg The BFG tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG (Mark Rylance), while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other...

Yellow Submarine (1968)

UK/1968/85mins. Dir. George Dunning The Beatles are spirited away in the eponymous yellow submarine to save Pepperland from the dreaded Blue Meanies. Along the way, the singing saviors encounter a surreal feast for both the eyes and ears: phantasmagorical creatures,...

Animal Farm (1954)

UK/ 1954/ 72 mins/ Dir. Joy Batchelor, John Halas A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves. Animal Farm is a 1954 British-American adult animated comedy-drama film...

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)

Orginal Title: Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed /Germany/1926/66mins. Dir. Lotte Reiniger The Adventures of Prince Achmed is based on tales from The Arabian Nights and still stands as one of the great classics of animation — witty, lively, delicate, inventive,...

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