Cinemagic: Young Filmmaker - Animation

BBFC RatingCinemagic: Young Filmmaker - Animation

Showing: 30 October 2022

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Sun 30 Oct 2022

CertificateNot Rated
GenreShorts, Animation
Running Time1HR 30MINS
Extra InfoRec 15+
SeasonCinemagic 2022

Cinemagic presents the competition shortlist for animation shorts. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of young people and meet the filmmaking stars of the future.

Flotsam & Jetsam (Dir: Felix Surplus)

The journey of a robot, abandoned by the civilisation of people it once served.

Suburb (Dir: Miles Jezuita)

Compared to the bustling life in urban London, in the quiet, static suburb, lurk foxes.

The Oubliette (Dir: Max Hendrickson)

After moving into a small apartment in a big city, a man notices strange and mysterious occurrences.

Hiding (Dir: Tom Carey)

Will has to learn the hard way that true acceptance won’t come from anyone else, but himself.

Heartwood (Dir: Clara Schildhauer & Reyes Fernández)

Midge decides to leave the monotony of the hiking trail to set off on her own adventure.

Stuffed (Dir: Kerry Louise Howlett)

A curious journey inside an abandoned fairground.

M.A. (Dir: Ian Chan & Jean-Louis Khaou)

We follow a mother raising a child in a post-apocalyptic world – a world torn down by robots.

Happy Dance (Dir: Gabi Germain)

Exploring the art of how music and dance can make people happy.

Rediscovery (Dir: Rhys Harvey-Watkins)

Inspired by the explorer Harim Bingham and his expedition into the Peruvian rainforest in 1911.

The Last Straw (Dir: Cleo Parker)

Cyril the Scarecrow is terrified of birds. How will he manage to scare away Bertie the crow who just wont leave him alone?

Nightlife (Dir: Catherine Graham)

A stranger moves between the beautifully lit countryside & illuminated city and encounters indifference in the crowds.

The Creature of Hy-Brasil (Dir: Nathan Lowry)

Aquard, an amphibian humanoid is taken from his underground realm.

Send Kelp (Dir: Sophie Ann Lamb)

With the help of a grey seal, a boy embarks on a exploratory ocean adventure.

Dollhouse (Dir: Jade Halion)

A surreal animated short that explores societal control, and the effect it has on our metal well-being.

Trash Can (Dir: Greta Semionovaite)

The lonely raccoon tries to survive another day in the busy city.

Small Hours (Dir: Marta Sniezek & Christian Spurling)

Two people’s trains of thought, transition from one memory to another.

Lonely Souls (Dir: Finn Morgan-Roberts)

Lost in the woods, a nameless man who’s dressed to impress is approached by a mysterious light.

Repeat (Dir: Roisin Clothier)

A cyclical film that visually explores the interconnected wildlife living within Ireland’s bogs, and the circle of life.

Screening as part of the Cinemagic Film Festival. For more information about the festival visit