Box of Delights Programme 1
Eight award-winning short films from the British Animation Awards, specially selected for 4-7s. A more cheerful collection of stories from around Europe you will not find, full of music, colour and character but no dialogue.
A Sunny Day
Gil Alkabetz / Germany 2007 / 6 min
From rising to setting, the sun is always cheerful except when everyone hides in the shade. How ungrateful!
Siri Melchior / Denmark 2010 / 5 min
How can one tiny bird find its voice amid the sounds and rhythms of the busy town?
Fouding or Not Fouding
Youlia Rainous / France 2008 / 5 min
Chop! Cut! Slice! Grate! A kaleidoscope of crazy fruit and veg to have you dancing in your seat; in French, the words ‘fou’ and ‘dingue’ mean ‘crazy’!
The Little Red Plane
Charlotte Blacker / UK 2010 / 4 min
In a world crafted of wool, the postboy and his cat fly through the clouds and stars to deliver their parcels.
Dodu the Cardboard Boy: The Balloon Moon
José Miguel Ribeiro / Portugal 2010 / 5 min With one little rip of his cardboard box, Dodu’s imagination lets in the sea and sweeps him away to adventure.
Gil Alkabetz / Germany 2002 / 2’30 min
In spring and summer the tree’s leaves keep the barber busy. What will they do in autumn and winter?
David Johnson / UK 2011 / 9 min
A shipwrecked captain, a sailor and a penguin try their best to keep everything neat and tidy. It’s not easy.
Verena Fels / Germany 2010 / 6’30 min
Across a crowded animal mobile, a lonely cow notices a smiley mouse.