A lovely little short here from Yorkshire company Fettle Animation, uncovering stories from Bradford’s Polish Community.
An insightful interview with mosaic films Andy Glynn who made the animated minds series. Great manifesto for using animated documentary, plus some info on what he is working on now.
After fifty years a Holocaust survivor recalls her time as a child in the camps, and afterwards with relatives in Sweden; based on the experiences of Tana Ross.
Best Animation, Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia 1999
Grand Prix, Odense Film Festival, Denmark 1999
Gold Hugo Animated Short, Chicago International Film Festival, USA 1998
Best Short Film, Oslo Animation Festival, Norway 1998
Fist Prize: Shorts, Cinanima International Animation Festival, Portugal 1998
Described as ‘the first CGI-animated documentary film’ this short taking the form of an interview with a hidden refugee child in Sweden has been screened at over 100 festivals and won many awards.
Best Int. Short Documentary, Hot Docs Int. Doc. Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2003
Best Short, Fajr International Film Festival, Teheran, Iran 2003
Best documentary, FIKE, Portugal, 2003
From the animated interview genre, Slaves, from Swedish production company Story.
It’s a follow up to directors Hanna Heilborn and David Aronowitsch’s film Hidden, exploring the experience of child refugees – you can watch them both on the Story site.
A third film in the series ‘Sharaf’ is listed as in production – as is a ‘new animated documentary feature’. Looking forward to hearing more about that…