McLaren Animation 2

  • 67 mins

Another selection of brave and beautiful animation.

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Bill’s Visitors

  • Simon Deshorn /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2008 /
  • 8 mins

Bill has an understanding with local teenage boys that he will buy beer for them. However, when Cowan takes along his friend Jim for the first time, something about Jim encourages Bill to reveal more of himself to the boys than he ever has before.

Bill has an understanding with local teenage boys that he will buy beer for them. However, when Cowan takes along his friend Jim for the first time, something about Jim encourages Bill to reveal more of himself to the boys than he ever has before.

Director: Simon Deshorn
Producer: Innis Moore
Scriptwriter: Stewart Thomson
Editor: Maya Maffioli
Production Designer: Cara Brower
Sound Production: Linda Brenon
Music: Kyile Earl

JAB

  • Keith Lawes /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 6 mins

Jab is an interpretation of the poem Jabberwocky by Lewis Caroll. Surreal and visually stunning, it uses a mixture of live action and after effects 3D photo animation to create a weird and beautiful world that I hope Lewis himself would have approved of.

There is only one letter difference between JAB and JCB. This is not a coincidence. A dark, spectacular, hallucinogenic, mechanical interpretation of the poem “Jabberwocky”, by Lewis Carroll.

Director: Keith Lawes
Producer: Keith Lawes
Editor: Keith Lawes

Magnetic Movie

  • Semiconductor: Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt /
  • United Kingdom, United States of America /
  • 2007 /
  • 5 mins

Natural magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries as scientists from NASA’s space sciences laboratory excitedly describe their discoveries.

Natural magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries as scientists from NASA’s space sciences laboratory excitedly describe their discoveries.

Director: Semiconductor: Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt
Sound Production: ?Stephen P McGreevy

Operator

  • Matthew Walker /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

A man makes a phone call and He answers.

Bored on a rainy Sunday afternoon a man makes a phone call. He is very surprised when He answers, if only he had a decent question to ask Him.

Director: Matthew Walker
Scriptwriter: Matthew Walker
Sound Production: Matthew Walker, Aimee Hibberd

Out of Ashes

  • Sharlene Wallis /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 3 mins

A tale of a young man dealing with the death of his ailing relative. He learns that even the most terrible situations in life can have positive connotations.

Director: Sharlene Wallis
Producer: Christopher Alvarez-Wilkinson
Scriptwriters: Sharlene Wallis, Azad Mohamed, Antony Nicholas, Joe McAvoy, Richard Lenaghan
Editor: Christopher Alvarez-Wilkinson
Sound Production: Christopher Alvarez-Wilkinson

Procrastination

  • Johnny Kelly /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

An investigative and exploratory hands-on gloves-off study into the practice of putting things ‘off’. Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do two dozen other things first.

An investigative and exploratory hands-on gloves-off study into the practice of putting things ‘off’. Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do two dozen other things first.

Director: Johnny Kelly
Producer: Jane Colling
Scriptwriter: Johnny Kelly
Editor: Johnny Kelly
Sound Production: Mike Wyeld

Shaun The Sheep “Still Life”

  • Richard Goleszowski,Christopher Sadler /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

How much mischief can one sheep get up to? Plenty when that sheep is Shaun – his curiositylead him into the unlikeliest adventures – much to the exasperation of long-suffering sheepdog Bitzer and the amusement of the rest of his flock.

Directors: Richard Goleszowski,Christopher Sadler
Producer: Julie Lockhart
Exec Producers: Miles Bullough, Peter Lord, Nick Park, David Sproxton
Scriptwriter: Ian Carney
Editors: Jane Hicks, Andrew Ward
Production Designer: Kitty Clay
Sound Production: Will Norie
Music: Mark Thomas

Stand Up

  • Joseph Pierce /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2008 /
  • 7 mins

Told through a single stand up comedy routine, John J Jones performs to an unforgiving audience. As he loses their interest, his body rebels against him and the truth behind the one-liners leaks through the cracks. This is car-crash comedy at its most compulsive.

Told through a single stand up comedy routine, John J Jones performs to an unforgiving audience. As he loses their interest, his body rebels against him, and the truth behind the one-liners leaks through the cracks

Director: Joseph Pierce
Producer: Jessica Levick
Scriptwriter: Joseph Pierce
Editor: Brian Welsh
Production Designer: Thomas Weaving
Sound Production: Dominic Fitzgerald
Music: Gareth Lockrane

Styx

  • Robert Robinson /
  • Scotland /
  • 2008 /
  • 7 mins

A dead man attempts to cross the river styx to the afterlife.

A dead man attempts to cross the river styx to the afterlife.

Director: Robert Robinson
Scriptwriter: Robert Robinson
Editor: Robert Robinson
Sound Production: Robert Robinson

Sun In The Night Time

  • Anne Wilkins /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 3 mins

Dreams and memories merge with reality to reunite a mother with her duaghter.

A mother hopelessly waits for her lost son to return, whilst her young daughter plays with a strange imaginary friend.

Director: Anne Wilkins
Producers: Anne Wilkins, Kingston University
Scriptwriter: Anne Wilkins
Editor: Anne Wilkins
Sound Production: Dayo James, Billy Payne
Music: Dayo James, Billy Payne

Time Is Running Out

  • Marc Reisbig /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

A little world is in trouble. The film explores the inhabitants reaction to the impending doom. One man tries to stop the inevitable.

A little world is in trouble. The film explores the inhabitants reaction to the impending doom. One man tries to stop the inevitable.

Director: Marc Reisbig
Scriptwriter: Marc Reisbig
Editor: Marc Reisbig
Sound Production: Marc Reisbig, Jim Matthews

Twenty Questions

  • Nuno Costa /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

A disillusioned man is tired. Tired of being tired. Times come in a man’s life, when one wonders which doors were opened, which remain closed and those irreversibly locked.

A disillusioned man is tired. Tired of being tired. Times come in a man’s life, when one wonders which doors were opened, which remain closed and those irreversibly locked.

Director: Nuno Costa
Producer: Animation Department - Royal College Of Art
Scriptwriter: Nuno Costa
Editor: Nuno Costa
Sound Production: Joe Zeitlin
Music: Joe Zeitlin

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