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.
Mads Johansen, Torben Søttrup, Karsten Madsen, Lærke Enemark / Denmark / 2009 / 4 min
The last thing a busy chicken needs at work is an accident-prone elephant at the next desk.
Between Two Crumbs
Sylvain Ollier / France / 2005 / 5 min
Watch out, tiny dust mites! Your adventure to find food might get you squished!
What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks
Sarah Wickens / UK / 2009 / 4’30 min
Sunlight through a window is transformed into cheeky shapes and characters, creating havoc in the tidy room.
Iain Gardner / UK / 1999 / 6 min
The magical tale of a beautiful cheetah who did not want to be the Emperor’s pet all the time.
Nicolas and Guillemette
Virginie Taravel / France / 2008 / 9’30 min
One night in a shop full of Scooby strings, a little musician character comes to life; can he make himself a friend without getting a bit tangled up?
Camillelvis Thery / France / 2008 / 9 min
On a hot, sunny day on an island of ice, the polar bear and Inuk man peer together into the deep dark sea.
Daniel Greaves / UK / 2006 / 2 min
With a jump and a hop and a leap, two rabbits become four and then eight and then more!
Angela Steffen / Germany / 2009 / 6 min
A little girl finds beauty in a leaf but her father sees only decay. Can they find a way to be together?
Daniel Greaves / UK / 1997 / 28 min
For a man and his pet cat and fish, their boring if ordinary life explodes into the anarchy of competing TV channels and characters; he who holds the remote control rules!