About the Show
Short films produced by talented new film makers from across the UK
The Astronomer's Sun
Henry and his mysterious mechanical bear visit an abandoned observatory to confront memories of Henry's past and follow his father on a journey into the unknown in this animated short.
A dark fairy tale about an orphan girl who must outwit a terrible sorceress with the help of a magical lunar bird
A short animation about a fox who meets the ghost of a rabbit. He reflects on his responsibility as a hunter and the encounter develops into an unusual relationship.
A little robot follows young Atari Withers everywhere he goes. Atari tries everything he can to get rid of it, until he realises how essential it is to his life.
Crash, Bang, Wallow
Crash, Bang, Wallow is the tale of ex-stuntman Larry LeTan and his fight to find a place in modern world. Cannes award-winning short animation directed by Jon Dunleavy and Keith Wilson-Singer.
A Family Portrait
A family portrait goes horribly wrong as jealousy and suspicion bubble to the surface under the photographer's relentless gaze.
Mother of Many
A celebration of midwifery, this BAFTA-winning short animation is based around the rhythms of a baby inside the womb and the daily routine of the midwife.
A stop-motion, dark comedy. Slow Joe has never won a pigeon race, but that doesn't stop him trying, even when his bird dies. Can Joe win the next race with his zombie pigeon?
The Life, Death & Suffer Story
A mock-tragedy about love lost. Alone with her freshly-broken heart, Verity's moods swing from homicidal to pure anguish and back.
The Lobster Club
An animated allegory, a kind of modern-day Gulliver's Travels which follows a sex tourist on holiday in a Mediterranean country where he's lured into an unusual gentlemen's club.
Ingram is an old man living alone at the edge of a forest. When a mysterious girl appears in his garden and offers him a glowing flower he is puzzled and intrigued.