Multi-Award winning short animated-documentary by Afarin Eghbal.
This is her graduation film created whilst a student at the National Film & Television School.
Film Synopsis: In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother. However, horrific circumstances means she will be forced to wait over 30 years. Using real-life testimonials this animated-documentary raises issues of memory, repression and loss.
Stanley's life runs like clockwork, until a chance encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down...
For all information about the film:
Short of the Week: shortoftheweek.com/2012/12/10/stanley-pickle/
Available on iTunes Worldwide: itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/stanley-pickle/id531435151
Stanley Pickle is a short pixilation film shot entirely on a stills camera on 2 sets and 2 locations at the NFTS. The film premièred on to the festival circuit in June 2010 at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where it picked up the McLaren Award for New British Animation, followed by Oscar qualification at the US première LA Shorts where the film won Best Experimental. After a whirlwind journey through 2011/12 greeting diverse festival audiences worldwide, humbled by winning many more awards, screening on Virgin Atlantic Flights, broadcast in France, Spain and the US, being part of BAFTA Brits to Watch and distributed on iTunes, it's great to be able to say the film is finally available to view online.
Winner of 33 International Awards:
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010 (McLaren Award for New British Animation)
Chicago International Festival, USA 2010 (WINNER Best Animation) (Academy Recognized)
LAShorts International Film Festival 2010 (Best Experimental Short Film) (Academy recognized)
Raindance Film Festival, London 2010 (Best UK Short)
Festival du Film Britannique de Dinard 2010 (Prix Du Mielleur Court Metrage)
Cinanima Film Festival, Portugal 2010 (Best Student Film)
KROK International Animated Film Festival, Russia 2010 (Best Graduation Film)
The Golden Kuker, Bulgaria, 2010 (Best Short Between 10- 20 minutes)
E-Magiciens The European Young Digital Design Conference
2010 (Canal+ award)
Metropolitan Film Festival, New York 2010, (Best Animation)
Jury Choice- 1st Prize Black Maria Film and Video Festival 2011
Verna Fields Award in Sound Editing 58th MPSE Awards for Dario Swade 2011
Best Animated Short Omaha Film Festival 2011
Best Short + Grand Jury Prize at San Diego Indiefest 2011
Best Student Production Post Grad Award at Learning on Screen Conference, London 2011
Short Wave Award, Monstra Animation Festival Portugal 2011
Vision Innovation Award, New York Digital Short Film Festival 2011
Best Student Film ECU Paris 2011
Best Short Film Arizona international Film Festival 2011
Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Making Newport Beach Film Festival 2011
Best Animation Seattle True Independent Film Festival 2011
Best Short + Best Sound Design DMVIFF Washington DC 2011
Anca Award Fest Anca Slovakia 2011
Outstanding Visual Achievement Van D'or Awards, Cannes in a Van 2011
Best Short Film Wild Rose Independent Film Festival 2011
Distinctive Achievement in Costume Wild Rose Independent Film Festival 2011
Distinctive Achievement in Editing Wild Rose Independent Film Festival 2011
Distinctive Achievement in Animation Wild Rose Independent Film Festival 2011
Best Cinematography Seattle Short Film Festival 2011
Best Animation or Experimental Film Tbilisi Student Film Fest Georgia 2012
Best Experimental at Calaveras International Film Festival California 2012
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Les Rencontres Henri Langlois sont fières de les avoir programmés lors d'une précédente édition du Festival !
The Rencontres Henri Langlois are proud to have programmed them during a previous edition of their Festival!