A man takes his dog for a walk in the park where they encounter other dogs and their owners. The film explores the relationship between a man and his dog highlighting their contrasting approaches to life.
Based on sketches made in Liverpool drinking clubs. The film observes human behaviour in a social situation, hinting at the loneliness felt by the individual lost in the crowd.
A journey from home to work as seen through the filter of the conscious and subconscious mind. Through the use of moving collages and painterly animation combined with live-action footage, the viewer is able to share the traveller’s experiences and his mental reactions to the trials and triviality of urban existence.
A collaboration with illustrator Jonny Hannah based on a poem by Charles Bukowski. A gang of kids find a strange house with an overgrown garden where they play. Only once do they meet the man who lives there, a dead-beat alcoholic with a free and easy spirit who welcomes them. The children see him as a romantic character in stark contrast to their neurotically house proud parents.
Camouflage explores the experience of children growing up with schizophrenic parents. Based on extensive research and personal testimony it compares a personal account with the experience of others, using interviews, drawings and animation, live action and digital composition.
Velika Britanija, 2006, hd, 12:36
An animated exploration of Epping Forest’s sinister past sparks off a journey into the dark side of the film maker’s mind.
One of three animated sequences directed for The Age of Stupid, Franny Armstrong's feature length documentary about climate change. This sequence documents the history of wars fought over resources from prehistory to the present day.
The first full-length animated documentary made for British television takes us inside the counselling rooms of Relate, as clients wrestle with champagne soaked fantasies and impotence, with dark family secrets and shocking confessions of infidelity.
With their true identities hidden behind the animation, thirty-somethings Ian and Mandy reveal they can barely stand to be in the same room together. Long-term singleton and serial romantic Dave is falling in love with yet another woman he can't bring himself to ask out. And fifty-one year old Iain is struggling to work out why his wife isn't having sex with him. Can Relate counselling help any of them?
One Iranian lawyer’s fight to save juveniles from execution – the extraordinary story of Mohammad Mostafaei who has saved 20 of the 40 juveniles he has defended from execution in Iran. Spearheading Amnesty International's 2012 End the Death Penalty campaign.
Animated sequence created for the Jason Glaser’s feature length documentary. The Disconnect: For consumers, bananas are a delicious and nutritious start to the day, a healthy snack and a fixture in our fruit bowls. For millions of residents in the banana lands, the production of bananas means social upheaval, violence and pesticide poisoning. Banana Land explores the origins of these disparate realities, and opens the conversation on how workers, producers and consumers can address this disconnect.
In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the US military. Now, using testimony from five detainees, this animated film reveals the daily brutality of life inside Guantánamo. Today there are 17 prisoners still on hunger strike, 16 of whom are being force-fed. Two are in hospital.