The McLaren Award: New British Animation 2

  • 93 mins

The Infinity Project, You Could Sunbathe in This Storm, Fulfilament, Once Upon a Blue Moon, Chhaya, Lost Sands, Mr Director, Super Turbo Atomic Ninja Rabbit, The Evening Her Mind Jumped Out of Her Head, Scribbledub, Everyone Is Waiting for Something to Happen, Unhappy Happy, Loop Ring Chop Drink, Pombo Loves You

The Infinity Project
Will Anderson/UK/2015/2 min 35 sec/World premiere
A viral charity appeal for neglected animated characters from animation myth maestro Will Anderson.

You Could Sunbathe in This Storm
Alice Dunseath/UK/2014/6 min/Scottish premiere
Space, forms, colours and sounds symbolise a recognisable world. Do we shape as much as we are shaped?

Rhiannon Evans/UK/2015/8 min/World premiere
Follow a little, lost thought as it tries to find the best place to become a big idea.

Once Upon a Blue Moon
Steve Boot/UK/2015/4 min/UK premiere
A robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an alien who just wants someone to play with.

Debanjan Nandy/UK/2015/10 min/World premiere
An elderly widow in a senior centre lives with the memory of his beloved wife personified as his own shadow.

Lost Sands
Aaron Babla, Thomas Roisland/UK/2014/4 min/UK premiere
A man goes in search of the treasure that his long lost father has set out to find.

Mr Director
Andy Martin/UK/2015/7 min/World premiere
Mr Director shares his ups and downs of a lifetime making movies whilst reminding us of the mountainous body of work he has created.

Super Turbo Atomic Ninja Rabbit
Wesley Louis/UK/2015/2 min 15 sec/No premiere
The memory cheats - do you recall watching Super Turbo Atomic Ninja Rabbit during the 1980s/1990s? This hoax title sequence plays on childhood recollections.

The Evening Her Mind Jumped Out of Her Head
Kim Noce, Shaun Clark/UK/2015/8 min/World premiere
One cold winter's evening, a serious woman is forced to lighten up when her mind jumps out of her head.

Ross Hogg/UK/2014/3 min/No premiere
The "scribble" creates the "dub", the "dub" informs the "scribble" in this improvised experiment with 16mm film.

Everyone Is Waiting for Something to Happen
Emma Calder/UK/2014/8 min/UK premiere
Richard had an annoying social media persona. Then he vanished.

Unhappy Happy
Peter Millard/UK/2015/8 min/UK premiere
I get up and have breakfast. Don't get old. I'm so Unhappy Happy.

Loop Ring Chop Drink
Nicolas Menard/UK/2014/10 min/Scottish premiere
In one apartment building live a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac, and an anxious loner.

Pombo Loves You
Steve Warne/UK/2015/12 min/UK premiere
A distant father is forced to confront a heroic but troubled past life as a 1980's TV character, Pombo.

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