FIVE FILMS FROM ENCOUNTERS 2015 ARE MADE BAFTA 2016 NOMINEES
The BAFTA nominations are out, and we are delighted that all films in BAFTA's Short Animation category were screened at Encounters 2015! Our 2015 EFA nominee 'Over' by Jörn Threlfall has also been nominated for Best British Short.
Details of these films are listed below.
The 2016 BAFTA shortlist features three animations and one live action short that were screened in competition at Encounters Festival 2015, details of these are below:
Prologue, Richard Williams
We screened the latest animation from legendary director and animator Richard Willimas in our ‘Rise and Fall’ programme in 2015.
Greece – 2400 years ago. Spartan and Athenian warriors battle to the death, observed by a little girl.
Manoman, Simon Cartwright
The limitless Manoman was screened in the boundary pushing ‘Late Lounge’ programme in 2015.
Dir: Simon Cartwright
United Kingdom 2014
10 mins 5 secs
When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that has no limits
Edmond, Nina Gantz
Edmond – screened in our 2015 ‘Close to The Edge’ programme.
Dir: Nina Gantz
United Kingdom 2015
9 mins 25 secs
When an oddball character slips through floors into the past and the deepest parts of his psyche, in pursuit of self-understanding.
Over, Jörn Thresfall
Encounters alumni Jörn Thresfall’s Over was part of the screening programme ‘Strangers in a Strange Land.’
Dir: Jörn Thresfall
United Kingdom 2015
13 mins 51 secs
Over presents a crime scene. During the course of 9 wide shots, we watch an intriguing story unfold. What has happened in this quiet neighborhood?
A murder, a hit-and-run, an accident? The reality is both profound, and deeply unexpected.
You can view the BAFTA nominations list in full here.
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