Director: Lizzie Oxby
Production company: Finetake - Commission: Channel 4 Television
EXTN.21 is a short film about one man’s desire to be heard. The film uses an innovative blend of atmospheric stop-frame animation, live action performance and digital effects to create a dark world of uncertain reality. EXTN.21 was selected for Short of the Week in 2018 and was one of eight shorts invited to play at the major 2017 thriller season last year at London's BFI Southbank, 'Who can you Trust?'.
The film’s played at over 200 film festivals and won numerous awards, including a British Animation Award and a nomination for a BIFA: British Independent Film Award. Broadcasts include: Channel 4 Television, Arte France/Germany, CBC Canada, Canal+ Poland and Universal Italy. With nice write ups on Cartoon Brew, Televisual, IndieWire, Reperages and Creative Review.
‘a fresh, smart short film of the highest calibre’, Indiewire
‘a masterpiece of design and execution’, Short of the Week
If you would like to see a 3-minute making of the film, it can be seen here: vimeo.com/lizzieoxby/extn21-the-making-of