UK Animation

5 May 2017 – 19:00 – Mercelis

If the words United and Kingdom makes you think of Brexit, big ben, or Manchester United. We disagree and answer back : humour. Animation ! Take trip to our so close yet so far neighbors in two parts: A first program dedicated to british Animation, and a second program dedicated to a humour everyone knows is very particular. So British…

Meanwhile

Stephen McNally

Meanwhile - Stephen McNally
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2014 @en - 5' - Color
A five-minute animated short film, blending CG 3D and 2D drawn animation techniques, Meanwhile follows four characters traversing a city, each lost in their own separate worlds, trapped in their memories, regrets and frustrations.

Manoman

Simon Cartwright

Manoman - Simon Cartwright
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2015 @en - 11' - Color
When Glen attends a primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits.

Head over heels

Timothy Reckhart

Head over Heels - Timothy Reckhart2
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2012 @en - 10'21'' - Color
A husband and wife have grown apart over the years. He lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and the marriage hangs in the balance.

The Bigger Picture

Daisy Jacobs

The bigger picture
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2014 @en - 7'05'' - Color
"You want to put her in a home; you tell her; tell her now!" hisses one brother to the other. But Mother won't go, and their own lives quickly unravel as she clings to life. Two-metre-high painted characters in life-size sets tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly relative.

Stems

Ainslie Henderson

stems
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2015 @en - 2'24'' - Color
A film about building puppets to make music, a brilliant spin on animated puppet movies and the art of puppeteering.

Procrastination

Johnny Kelly

procrastination
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2007 @en - 5' - Color
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.

Edmond

Nina Gantz

EDMOND
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2015 @en - 9' - Color
Edmond badly wants to love and get closer to the others... maybe a little to much. Alone in front of a lake, he thinks about his destiny and experiences each decisive moment of his life again, hoping to discover the origin of his desires.

Once Upon a Time in a Shed

Barnaby Dixon

Once upon a time in a shed
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2013 @en - 7'21'' - Color
A small scale stop-motion western set in the great indoors.

After the End

Sam Southward

After the End - Sam Southward
Country United Kingdom
Genre Animation
2015 @en - 11'03'' - Color
For René Fustercluck life was bad, the Apocalypse was awful, and then Gordon arrived - 'After the End' explores the possibility that the only thing worse than being the last man on earth, is being the second to last man on earth.