One, Two, Tree
Director: Yulia Aronova. 7 mins
A boot-wearing tree invites all it meets to follow in its clomping footsteps.
Director: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter
A house is visited by a most unlikely clean, organised and very well-mannered guest.
Pik Pik Pik
Director: Dmitry Vysotskiy
A cheeky woodpecker peck-peck-pecks away at columns of ants marching to a symphony of syncopated rhythms.
Czech Republic 2015
Director: Veronika Zacharová
Have you ever wondered how the zoo looks from the other side of the bars?
Director: Elena Walf
The moon is out and little bat is looking for friends to play with – but everyone else is asleep! Or are they?
The Little Seed
Director: Chaïtane Conversat
A little girl catches floral patterns with a magic cloth and uses them to make her own dresses.
Hippo and Juice
Director: Alexey Minchenok
All Hippo wants is his scrumptious blueberry pie and jug full of juice, but Monty the Mouse’s birthday party guests have other plans for them.
Director: Clémentine Robach
Where do animals in the garden find shelter during gentle snowy winter? Perhaps a purposely dropped mitten will lead to an answer.
Directors: Mizue Mirai, Nakauchi Yukie
A brilliant moving kaleidoscope of simple structures which merge into increasingly more complex arrangements.
Director: Nathan Jurevicius
The Face Changers have always made the clay tokens that control the winds of change and alter their faces. Today is the day to take ten thousand footsteps to the top of the mountain.
Director: Susann Hoffmann
A grey lynx doesn’t quite fit into a world of colourful animals.
Director: Marjolaine Perreten
As rain makes the river rise, all the creatures must find a way to ride out the downpour.
Director: Peter Baynton
A musical tale of how one special object can inspire anyone, big or small, to create.
Bear and Bird
Directors: Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson
A laid-back brown bear, and an excited cardinal settle in for a videogaming session, when suddenly Bird’s nose knows that Bear needs a bath.
Director: Julia Ocker
Octopus wants to bake a cake that looks exactly like it does in the recipe book. But one of her arms has (baking) plans all of its own.
Animation for Kids 4+
64 mins approx.
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