Student Animation 2

Total: 63 mins 32 secs

Our student animators are let loose in this eclectic block of stories, styles and techniques.  From dancing to dreams, temptation to social pressure. This 60 min block takes you on a rollercoaster ride of the upcoming animators of today.

Thursday 14th October Available for 48 hrs from 4:40pm
Thursday 30th September 11:00am - Bolton Museum & Library In venue attendance for this screening is FREE

The Dip

Simona Mehandzhieva
United Kingdom, 2020
4:32 mins
UK Premiere
Will Shesa land a perfect dip? A dip, a shablam, a death drop is when a dancer strikes a pose and dramatically falls on their back. The higher the fall, the spicier the dip.

Royal College of Art


Céline Ufenast
United Kingdom, 2021
3:38 mins
UK Premiere
An experimental short about our love-hate relationship with Instagram.

UCA Farnham

Any Instant Whatever

Michelle Brand
United Kingdom, 2019
5:13 mins
The film explores our perception of time and change, bodies and objects, and our inability to comprehend the full motion of things.

Royal College of Art

Lost and Found

Éva Adorján
Hungary, 2020
1:53 mins
Theater director Dadiow Lin recalls one of her 5-year-old dreams.

Budapest Metropolitan University

Skeleton of a Moth

Emma Kay Smith
United Kingdom, 2021
8:14 mins
UK Premiere
A short documentary animation about the emotional difficulties and social pressures that affect teenage girls of today.

Manchester School of Art


Nicolas Leclerc
Canada, 2021
2:14 mins
European Premiere
Two boys go out to see fireworks in the evening.

Dawson 3D Animation & CGI Faculty

Fall of the Ibis King

Josh O'Caoimh Mikai Geronimo
Ireland, 2021
10:00 mins
The antagonist of a theater production becomes increasingly unsettled by the sudden return of the former lead actor.

National Film School at IDAT

Other Half

Lina Kalcheva
United Kingdom, 2021
13:21 mins
UK Premiere
As an Individual Being in a world comprised of Merged Couples, Ren longs to find his other half and become complete.

National Film & Television School

Sweet as Cream

Mary Budnitz
United States, 2021
3:31 mins
European Premiere
Stella must avoid dairy temptation but soon faces delicious enticement when her friends introduce her to the most beautiful person she has ever met… a man made of ice cream. Who knew love could be this sweet?

The Pratt Institute, New York, USA