McLaren Animation 1

  • 71 mins

Another selection of brave and beautiful animation.

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  • Sally Arthur /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 3 mins

Mrs P gets lost in London so we don't have to..

Mrs P gets lost in London so we don't have to..

Director: Sally Arthur
Producer: Katie Daniels
Exec Producer: Claire Jennings
Scriptwriter: Sally Arthur
Editor: Amy Meyer
Sound Production: Alex Ellerington
Music: Ollie Davis

And Life Went On

  • Maryam Mohajer /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 6 mins

Tehran, Iran, 1985. The Iran/Iraq war. Air raid sirens. All the neighbours rush down to the basements/shelters. So what’s going to happen in these shelters? Will every woman cry and scream while every man will shiver and chew his moustache with rage and fear? You will be surprised!

Tehran, Iran, 1985. The Iran/Iraq war. Air raid sirens. The neighbours rush down to their shelters. So what’s going to happen? Will every woman cry and scream while every man will shiver and chew his moustache with rage and fear? You will be surprised!

Director: Maryam Mohajer
Scriptwriter: Maryam Mohajer
Editor: Maryam Mohajer
Sound Production: Steen Bandrub
Music: Tanera Dawkins

Cyren

  • Tom Mead /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 5 mins

In a hierarchy dominated city the rich live at the top amidst leisure and sun and the poor live below in a mixture of smoke and darkness. Following a twisted painter, slowly it becomes clear that he has painted his last stroke.

Director: Tom Mead
Producer: Kai Murphy
Editor: Andrew Bowles
Sound Production: Tom Parret

Don't Let It All Unravel

  • Sarah Cox /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 2 mins

Don't pull the end of the thread. Darn it.

Don't pull the end of the thread. Darn it.

Director: Sarah Cox
Producer: Sarah Jex
Scriptwriter: Sarah Cox
Music: Ben Lole

It, God

  • Michael Zauner /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

A man finds god and outs him in his armpit. In order to bring God home he has to find out where God lives. Do you know where God lives?

A man finds god. In order to bring God home he has to find out where God lives. Do you know where God lives?

Director: Michael Zauner
Scriptwriter: Michael Zauner
Editor: Michael Zauner
Sound Production: Danijel Zambo
Music: Danijel Zambo

Josie's Lalaland

  • Eb Hu /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

A dying girls' last words in a abstract form.

This is a abstract visual piece depicting a dying girl’s last wishes.

Director: Eb Hu
Producer: Eb Hu
Production Designer: Eb Hu
Music: Phillip Sheppard

Landing Lights

  • Graham Young /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

Landing Lights. A contemporary haunting.

The fictional “bringing together” of a passenger plane and a tall building might be considered taboo.

Director: Graham Young
Producer: Graham Young
Scriptwriter: Graham Young
Editor: Graham Young
Music: Graham Young

Last Time in Clerkenwell

  • Alex Budovsky /
  • United States of America /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

“Last Time in Clerkenwell” (2007, 3 min. 55 sec) This film shows what happened to the Royal Legion of birds from “Bathtime in Clerkenwell” after they took over London and came to power. The Bird Empire expands beyond the Earth boundaries and falls under unexpected circumstances. Animation by Alex Budovsky. Music by Stephen Coates.

This film shows what happened to the Royal Legion of birds from “Bathtime in Clerkenwell” after they took over London and came to power. The Bird Empire expands beyond the Earth boundaries and falls under unexpected circumstances.

Director: Alex Budovsky
Producer: Alex Budovsky
Editor: Alex Budovsky
Music: Stephen Coates

The Life Size Zoetrope

  • Mark Simon Hewis /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

One mans life told in one shot on one giant human sized zoetrope.

Director: Mark Simon Hewis
Producer: Katie Daniels
Sound Production: Chris Barnett
Music: The Books

Mikky & Me

  • Chris Halls /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

Once upon a time there was a senile old man who lived in a cartoon world of his own. Unable to cope with the world around him he had become dependant on his elderly wife. Finding that she is undergoing a rendezvous with the neighbourhood cad he wreaks revenge in a crime of passion of cartoon proportions, in a bid to reclaim his love.

Director: Chris Halls
Producer: Natsuki Iino
Scriptwriters: Chris Halls, Ross Huidsten, Stewart Wagstaff
Editor: Adam Neale
Sound Production: Chris Keith
Music: Arthur Dick

Pecatum Parvum

  • Asya Lukin /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 10 mins

One day - one life in St Petersburg. According to writings and biography of Russian absurdist poet Daniil Kharms (1905-1942). an animation attempt to combine styles of documentary cinema and constructivists theatre, seeking to reveal kharms’ vision of life.

One day - one life in St Petersburg, according to the writings of Russian poet Daniil Kharms (1905-1942). An attempt to combine styles of documentary cinema and theatre to reveal Kharms’ vision of life.

Director: Asya Lukin
Editor: Asya Lukin
Sound Production: Jon Nicholls, Mike Wyeld
Music: Thomas Gregory

Siu Siu

  • Matthew Cooper /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

Sometimes we feel we need to change ourselves for someone else, however, this doesn’t always produce the results we expect. A swarm of hairy caterpillars deliver wish fulfilment to a lonely computer worker but fate often plays ugly tricks.

Sometimes we feel we need to change ourselves for someone else. A swarm of hairy caterpillars deliver wish fulfilment to a lonely computer worker but fate often plays ugly tricks.

Director: Matthew Cooper
Scriptwriter: Matthew Cooper
Editor: Matthew Cooper
Sound Production: Tom Davies
Music: Anne Chmelewsky

The Weatherman

  • Will Becher /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 3 mins

When his trusty WM500 forecasting machine malfunctions, the weatherman’s life takes a turn for the worse.

When his trusty forecasting machine malfunctions, the weatherman’s life takes a turn for the worse.

Director: Will Becher
Producer: Claire Jennings
Scriptwriter: Will Becher
Editor: Gregory Perler
Sound Production: Adrian Rhodes
Music: Ennio Morricone

What's Fufu?

  • Greg Villalobos /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2008 /
  • 3 mins

Stylised animated documentary from BAFTA-Award winning director/producer team Greg Villalobos and Martin Orton. This film tells Yemmi’s story, a 16-year-old from Bournemouth, who has refused to let the difficulties of her past stop her from having a successful future.

A young Nigerian girl recounts her experiences of being fostered into a white British family.

Director: Greg Villalobos
Producer: Martin Orton

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