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    BAFF | 2015    

ROXY Bar & Screen | Sunday, July 19th

In our fourth year the British Animation Film Festival is getting cozy at the Roxy Bar and Screen in Borough, London! We've got an exciting lineup filled with gasps, laughs,

and adventure! 

 

Join us for a day of animated films from around the world, as we showcase some of the best movies on the festival circuit! 

    The Official Selection    

Screening 1

Stolen Shoes

(Noriko Ishibe, 2m)

 

A man has been looking for his shoes, shoes which fit him, but he cannot move because of his lost shoes.​Although he tries to walk with someone else's shoes, the shoes take control of him.​

The Brothers Brimm

(Matt Killian, 5m)

 

The Brothers Brimm is equal parts homage to pop culture, vintage cartoon romp and underground comic. Mixed all together and delivered through the vocal stylings of Mr. John DiMaggio of Adventure Time and Futurama fame.

Goodnight Sun

(Edward Yoon, 3m)

 

A mother tells a scientifically accurate bedtime story about the death of the Sun, the Earth, and all life as we

know it.

My Big Brother

(Jason Rayner, 2m)

 

The reflections of a boy sharing a room and a childhood with his twenty-foot tall brother.

Shark Attached

(Ashley Farlow, 2m)

 

Six year old Maggie Matthews has an obsessive smothering love for her pet shark, Sharky.Crammed inside a tiny fishbowl, Sharky just wants to be set free...

The Legend of the Flying Tomato

(Sharon Huang, Michael Yates & Aurry Tan, 5m)

 

A young female luchador aspiring to be like her hero must learn to accept her flaws when she faces a terrifying opponent.

Religatio

(Jaime Giraldo, 3m)

 

Beings who live in a world hanging from ropes are all engaged in a struggle to avoid falling into the void below.

Heart of the Tree

(Jake Teale, 4m)

 

A short fable about the comeuppance of greed. We follow Hare and Hyena as they learn the secret of the great old tree.

The Scapegoat

(Claire Powell, 16m)

 

Set at the turn of the 20th century it follows George Edalji, a young man whose life is thrown into turmoil after a series of disturbing events lead him to be accused of a ruthless crime.

Rain

(Rahab Elewaly, 13m)

 

Rain journeys into the desert to be confronted with his own mortality and the essence of his identity.

Bertie

(Debbie Friend, 1m)

 

Bertie finds creative opportunities in everything he sees, often with everyday objects but, each time resulting in either mess, entanglement or adventure, along with his friends in

the zoo.

Thundercluck: Chicken of Thor

(Paul Tillery, 3m)

 

Half mortal. Half god. All natural chicken.

The Life-Giver

(Angela De Vito, 7m)

 

In the caves below the earth are housed thousands of candles, each representing a human life. Life-Givers light the candles, signifying the birth of a child, while Death snuffs out the flame when the person's time on earth has ended.

Screening 2

Nowhere Line

(Lukas Schrank, 15m)

 

An animated short film, which tells the stories of two men, currently detained in Australia's notorious Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre.

Around The World In 80 Days

(Nick & Lexie Trivundza, 5m)

 

The brash, young Jules Verne Jr. has just decided to go around the world in 80 days in order to live up to the books, and their legacy, that have made his name world famous.

Isaac and Quincy

(Liam Tate & Jamie Stanton, 13m)

 

Fast-paced action-packed comedy cartoon starring Reno Wilson and Alex Désert as two badass cop's with oversized afro's shooting their way to justice… one innocent bystander at a time.

Little Bird

(SangHo Lee, 12m)

 

A small bird comes across an odd creature on her morning walk and tries to figure out what it is.

Tall Tales Part 2

(Jon Turner, 2m)

 

An animated short about why children have to be quiet on trains.

Birthday

(Nick Tustin, 2m)

 

An alien bug is born into an dangerous jungle. As he begins this strangle new world, he soon realizes that things aren't what they appear.

Bookends

(Tucker Prisco, 3m)

 

When a boy sees the girl of his dreams by chance, he must decide whether to introduce himself or forever wonder what could have been.

Nexus

(Briana Franceschini &
Ho Kwan Au, 2m)

 

Nexus artistically explores the world of connections linking creatures in the animal kingdom. It is about the most basic, primal form of these connections - predator and prey.

Bo Saris - The Addict

(Tim Fox, 4m)

 

An animated Bo Saris drinks some peculiar tea and goes on a psychedelic trip.

A Tale of Momentum & Inertia

(Kameron Gates, 1m)

 

In this original CG short, a Rock Giant literally holds in his hands the fate of a small coastal village. Can he forgive and forget?

The Present

(Jacob Frey, 4m)

 

Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

Totem

(Caleb Wood, 2m)

 

A celebration of animation.

Missing Dad

(Robert Wagstaff, 5m)

 

In this comical stop-motion animation, a lost boy adopts the help of two unlikely strangers - one cake-obsessed and one blindly idiotic - to find his missing father.

    The Awards    

Audience Awards - As voted for by you!

Best Short

The Scapegoat (Dir. by Claire Powell)

 

Best Animation

Bo Saris, The Addict (Dir. by Tim Fox)

 

Best Music

Rain (Dir. by Rahab Elewaly)

 

Best Sound

Isaac and Quincy (Dir. by Liam Tate &
Jamie Stanton)

 

Best New Screenplay

Hooked (Written by Timothy Benson)

 

A little boy’s quest collides with a villainous fishing captain’s hunt for a legendary fish. Below the water’s surface, a ragtag team of young fish embarks on a mission to save the lake’s most respected inhabitant.

    The After-Party    

The Roxy Bar & Screen | Borough, London

We do enjoy a good after party here at the Film Festival Guild, and this will be a superb one! With a wide variety of unique beers from all over the world, who wouldn't want to end the festival here? Join us from 7pm onwards.

 

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