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The Obvious Child is now well into its festival run. Recently it was awarded the Silver Dragon for Best Animated Film at the 54th Krakow Film Festival...

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Silver Dragon by Bronislaw Chromy

It also received the NTR Award for Best European Short Animation at Go Short.

The jury said:
"We loved the way this animated film takes the ingredients of dark children's' fairytales and storybooks and takes them to new perverted extremes. The maker shows great control over his medium by making unconventional but successful choices in voice-over and music to complete his stunning visual style."

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Go Short Award and the film on the big screen

And at the Holland Animation Film Festival it got a Special Mention.
Jury report:
"The film has an imaginative, stunning and mysterious design for depicting a world full of cruelty and tenderness."

*****

Not everyone likes it though. Here's a review from the Annecy Animation Festival:

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"Stupid" and "incredibly stupid"

And at Sundance London not everyone enjoyed the film...

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Fans share their thoughts on Twitter


Swings and roundabouts lol :)

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THE OBVIOUS CHILD AT SUNDANCE 2014

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Here are the times/dates/venues for The Obvious Child at Sundance 2014!

Friday, January 17, 6:00pm
Redstone 2, Park City

Monday, January 20, 3:00pm
Yarrow, Park City

Tuesday, January 21, 3:45pm
Broadway 3, Salt Lake City

Saturday, January 25, 7:00pm
Holiday 4, Park City

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THE OBVIOUS CHILD POSTER

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The Obvious Child posters are now available in the bigcartel SHOP

This was a limited run made for the Sundance screenings next month and there's a few left. Plus get a free moxie poster while stocks last!!!!! :)

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THE OBVIOUS CHILD - SUNDANCE 2014


My new film "The Obvious Child" will premiere at Sundance next month.
Here's a wee trailer:



If you're in Park City, UT in January why not pop along!
Exact times/dates/venues coming soon...

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ANIMATION SKETCHBOOKS by Laura Heit

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Some of my sketchbook scribblings have been included in this great new book by Laura Heit. Here's the blurb:

'Animation Sketchbooks presents the private notebooks, sketches and doodles of more than 50 of the world’s most inventive, innovative and admired contemporary animators.' 

There's more details on the Thames & Hudson site here

And you can BUY A COPY HERE!

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oh rosalinda and the hidden adverts


I was watching a dl'd copy of 'oh... rosalinda!!' recently and these old adverts popped up midway through...

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it seems that it was taped back in 1998 when it was on Channel 4. someone pressed record on their vcr 15 years ago and now it's up on the internet for us all to enjoy - thanks whoever you are, this made me happy!

I also made a gif of a shot I like, it's up on my other blog here:
the library of small time inc.

I've been making animated gifs of films I like for a couple of years now and you can see them all here