Animation Night 1

25 April 2018 - 18:00
The Twisted Lip

Showcase SCMA Teesside University

Showcase SCMA Teesside University

This screening will showcase short films in animation and visual effects created by students and graduates from the School of Computing, Media and the Arts. The programme includes some of the most recent films from this year 2018 as well as a retrospective selection spanning 2012-2017.

*asterixed titles are in the official competition of Animex Awards 2018

The Boy and the Balloon *

The Boy and the Balloon *

A young boy triumphs over an evil balloon cart vendor.

Karl Bernhardt, Alex Cao, Rebecca Pearce, Bartek Wawrykow, Robert White | 0:03:06 | 2018 | UK

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Horror Film *

Horror Film *

As night falls, a student is on his way to the lab to do some assignment work. Everything appears safe and normal - until the lights start to flash again...

Chengran Du, Sitong Jiang, Jiange Li, Jiashu Wang, Jiadong Yan, Biying Zeng | 0:02:22 | 2018 | UK

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Planet Kits *

Planet Kits *

A young astronaut is sent out on his first solo mission to investigate a new planet. However, when he arrives things aren't what he expected...

Tine-Cecilie Karlsen, Espen Olsen, Joshua Rowe, Hayley Wilson | 0:01:27 | 2018 | UK

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The Dream Catastrophe

The Dream Catastrophe

A space freight service with a crew of four is transporting bottled dreams across the galaxy. Accidentally, a nightmare is released from one of the bottles, unleashing a terrifying monster. But a shared beer diffuses the situation.

Ollie Cooke, Michael Bryant, Sam Forster, Drew Johnson, Sam Swinnerton | 0:02:14 | 2016 | UK

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Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars

It's 2030 and NASA is sending their first mission to the Red Planet, Mars. As in the early space flights they have opted to send a monkey - everything seems to be going according to plan but what happens when an onboard malfunction causes the banana navigation system to deactivate?

Jamie Macintosh, Eilidh Macculum, Jack Barber, Rosie Hawkes | 0:01:53 | 2017 | UK

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Desolation *

Desolation *

In a post apocalyptic future, a drone explores an abandoned nuclear power plant, only to discover it is not as abandoned as first thought...

Paul Easter , Aymee King, Dan Leslie, Oluwatobi Oniemola , Lewis Power | 0:01:37 | 2018 | UK

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Dissonance *

Dissonance *

This title sequence introduces a sci-fi tv series, set in an alternate universe. Following the story of a technician who goes on the run, after discovering something breathtaking. Will his journey to reveal the truth be successful?

John Akhil , Daniel Field, James Lowrey, James Porter, Ziyu Qiu | 0:00:49 | 2018 | UK

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Muse

Muse

A compilation of surreal cinematography that protests the perception of reality. It contains a range of VFX shots, that show the world in a different perspective.

Tobias Yoh, Oliver Hallas, Walt Liu, Kai Jin, James Weston | 0:01:25 | 2017 | UK

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Rebirth *

Rebirth *

A passionate and successful dancer becomes paralysed in an accident. Trying to cure depression she creates an origami paper ballerina who takes us on a journey: as one door closes another opens.

Thileepan Balachandran, Francesca Carissimo, Magdalena Leszczynska, Roman Leon Santiago, Yaxi Zhang | 0:01:54 | 2018 | UK

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The Casualty

The Casualty

Tazio Nuvolari, young Italian racing driver is deployed as an ambulance driver in the Alps during WW1 - when asked to transport a casualty and two officers, things don't go his way.

Christian Arnesen, Lu Chen, Marianne Eie, Karin Lauvdal, Chengyi Niu 0:01:54 | 2016 | UK

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Streets of Anarchy

Streets of Anarchy

Violet, a spy is motivated by seeking justice for the underdog - let's hope she can slip out of danger and get England back on track!

Jeff Bridgewood, Steven Edwards, Daniel Goodrich, Irina Lucaci, Katarzyna Sokolska | 0:00:55 | 2018 | UK

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Conjuring Curls

Conjuring Curls

Magic can solve all your problems: a disconcerting belief held by the wizard Dewin, which has disastrous results.

Jordan Griffiths, Scott Pryme, Mark Reynolds, Laura Robinson | 0:01:03 | 2015 | UK

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Plugged In *

Plugged In *

Isaac spends all day in front of the computer, his grades are slipping and he ignores his family. His mom tries to reach out to him but will he change?

Matthew McLeod, Isabelle Robothom, Laura Scott, Jo Teing Tan | 0:02:44 | 2018 | UK

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Jetgirl *

Jetgirl *

A young girl named Caroline attempts to make a functional jetpack in her garage to achieve her dream of soaring through the skies like her favourite comic book hero Jetpack Man.

Henrik Eia, Kevin Garcia Gullanger, Cato Hansen, Kenneth Mo | 0:02:15 | 2018 | UK

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Judgement Jam

Judgement Jam

Anubis, god of the underworld, judges the souls of the dead, but disaster ensues when a lever breaks.

Shereen Chea, Natalie Chin, Grace Davison, Tze Gwen Lee, Ting Fui Yii | 0:01:46 | 2017 | UK

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A Monster Named Malcolm

A Monster Named Malcolm

A harmless monster in a low poly world - all is peaceful but as things go astray he may just have to revert to his monster ways.

Rose Gibbin, Zoe Llewellyn Ruthie Nielsen, Jessica Sham, Vicky Wainwright, 0:01:42 | 2016 | UK

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Car Wars

Car Wars

Two cars roll up in a small car park competing for a space.

Richard Stubbs, Darryl Horsley, Ina Stokland, Marketa Borikova, Daniel Gibson | 0:01:30 | 2017 | UK

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Love Catually

Love Catually

Tony the waving cat tries to win the attention of another cat across the street.

Jono Tillson, Rachel Griffiths, Dan Atkinson, Alejandro Torrado, Mark Wilson | 0:01:59 | 2017 | UK

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Dave's New Watch

Dave's New Watch

Heron and Dave meet up in the pub for a few drinks and there's Dave's new watch.

Ollie Cooke | 0:00:38 | 2017 | UK

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Dress Locked

Dress Locked

The struggles of a woman who can’t decide what to wear in the morning convey the mental state of 'Body Dysmorphic Disorder', an illness that warps the perception of the physical self.

Domareen Fox | 0:03:07 | 2015 | UK

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Fragments

Fragments

A teenage boy is consumed by guilt and depression due to an accident that happened on his watch.

Ovidiu Tuca, Isla Bousfield-Donohoe, Silje Khuanroodee, Nguyen Si Hoang Duong, Wong Han Zerd | 0:01:34 | 2017 | UK

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Seasons *

Seasons *

A young girl finds a long awaited letter in the mailbox but the wind carries it away - trying to retrieve it, she relives her memories through the metaphor of changing seasons.

Claudia Jora, Hu Min , Emily Oakes , Ma Qianru, Hong Ziwei | 0:01:18 | 2018 | UK

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Old Heist

Old Heist

Famous Cat burglar Fred The Phantom, years after being foiled in his attempt, tries again to steal the rare blue Egyptian goddess Bast statue but he’s even less spry than he used to be.

Elizabeth Hall, Abbey Hewitt, Sharney McLaughlin, Ashleigh Perkins, Caitlin Watts | 0:01:10 | 2015 | UK

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I'm Your Biggest Fang

I'm Your Biggest Fang

A lonely vampire wishes to fit in with the modern humans of today.

Lia Ward, Michelle Turnbull, Eyitosan Billy Ashogbon, Matthew Ruiz, Arthur Chin | 0:01:34 | 2015 | UK

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Triggered

Triggered

A world exists in harmony until a single snowflake causes havoc.

Michelle Turnbull | 0:01:12 | 2017 | UK

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Nigel the Necromancer

Nigel the Necromancer

Nigel is a Medium who has invented a machine with which he can contact the dead. On the night of its unveiling, things don’t go as planned.

Daniel Crook, Domareen Fox, Claire Frankland, Robin Sowden-Garcia | 0:01:00 | 2017 | UK

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Chuck Borris

Chuck Borris

A war veteran relives half imagined experiences through an hallucination.

Marc Bonnar, Ole Busk, Anders Fossli, Elliot Francis, Tim Ophus | 0:03:55 | 2012 | UK

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Odd Sock

Odd Sock

Set in Venice, the legend of the Sock-Goblin transpires of a creature who lives to steal socks.

Janes Burr, Phillip Charles-Sweeting, Thomas Houseman, Alex Price | 0:03:21 | 2012 | UK

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A Fistful of Cookies

A Fistful of Cookies

Something disturbs the quiet streets at Cookie Town. When one of the cookies gets shot in a duel there is another turn of events. A bunch of doughnuts appear from nowhere to take him away, as one of them.

Ivan Jerez, Xin Zhao, Florent Rubio, Timon Topke | 0:01:37 | 2013 | UK

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On the Road

On the Road

A road movie with an unexpected twist.

Rongcheng Ouyang | 0:02:17 | 2013 | UK

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Mr Fly

Mr Fly

Mr Fly starts to envy bees and enters their life in an hallucination but it is not at all what he expected.

Tian Liu | 0:03:45 | 2013 | UK

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At the Door

At the Door

A hermit creature ominously awaits a knock at the door.

Jonathan Parkin | 0:04:05 | 2013 | UK

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Alex the Shape Shifter

Alex the Shape Shifter

Alex is the new kid in school with the unique ability to shapeshift his body into almost anything. This makes him an instant celebrity with his classmates, but will anyone appreciate him for who he really is?

Penelope Carmichael, Vanessa Chickah, Tharshanja Nirmalan, Joel Passman, Prinita Svati | 0:03:22 | 2013 | UK

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A Battle of Mimes

A Battle of Mimes

Two mime artists battle it out on stage.

George Singleton | 0:01:22 | 2013 | UK

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BUTTS

BUTTS

Alan the alien has been working towards his goal of being transported to Earth - he now has to pass a practical exam on how to interact with humans before he is beamed down for his first adventure.

Linsey Elliott, Sarah Franks, Heather Gretton, Bianca Iancu, Janey Konoplits 0:01:11 | 2014 | UK

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Pinched

Pinched

A romantic dinner goes astray when nipped by a lively lobster.

Joel Passman | 0:03:00 | 2013 | UK

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The Answer

The Answer

A young man is preparing for a date when his electric shaver breaks. Desperately searching for a solution he finds a mysterious book that has The Answer.

Florent Rubio, Xin Zhao | 0:03:20 | 2013 | UK

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Redemption

Redemption

After the great robotic war, a lone robot is scouring the battlefield for broken survivors to collect their life source. Is he just a merciless killing machine or is there more to the story than meets the eye?

Scott Anderson, Lee Frost, Dayne Haviland, Jake Tench, Niall Walsh, 0:01:40 | 2013 | UK

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Dream

Dream

A child's robot creation duplicates and inhabit his dreamscape.

Xiaonan Zhang | 0:03:41 | 2014 | UK

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Enliven Love

Enliven Love

In a child's fantasy world thousands of multi coloured bears descend from the sky.

Pei San Chua, Pei Gin Chua, Victor Tan Guan Sing, Vin Roy Tang | 0:01:14 | 2014 | UK

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Reverie

Reverie

'Reverie' meaning daydream, is a state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts. We follow a man as the environment around him takes on a multitude of appearances.

Andrew Bartholomew, Nathan Lawrence, James Robertson, Robert Lilley | 0:01:13 | 2014 | UK

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The Illuminated Mushrooms

The Illuminated Mushrooms

Monstie and Monskie decorate their place with painted mushrooms that illuminate their magical world.

Pei San Chua, Pei Gin Chua | 0:01:37 | 2014 | UK

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