News / 14 Nov 2023

Animation student films screened at BFI London

BA (Hons) Animation

Still taken from animation of seagull on a bench next to takeaway box of chips

Still from 'Voyage' by Hope Hewart and Vivienne Percival

Animation still of a person riding an octopus

Still from 'Akkorokamui' by James Kaye

Pink, pale blue and purple circles of various sizes against a bright blue background

Still from 'Keep Talking' by Matthew Bakhtiari

Cartoon horse and bear wearing circus clothing performing inside a big top

Still from 'Princess and the Dragon' by Annie Nicholson and Daniel Simms

Cartoonish model of a person made from wool hilding their hands over their ears

Still from 'Inked In' by Marta Björk Atladóttir

Recent graduates from BA (Hons) Animation have been given the opportunity to see their work on the big screen at Eat Our Shorts 2023.

Eat Our Shorts is an annual student film festival celebrating emerging student talent from across the UK. Organised by NAHEMI (National Association for Higher Education in the Moving Image) the festival unites staff and members of the film industry in a screening of student shorts featuring animation, fiction, and documentary.

The students, who all graduated from the course in 2023 have all been invited to attend the screening which takes place at BFI Southbank in London on 17 November. Awards for best film in each category, as well best overall film, best cinematography, best editing and best sound will be announced on the day.

The works being screened are:

  • 'Voyage' by Hope Hewart and Vivienne Percival

  • 'Keep Talking' by Matthew Bakhtiari

  • 'Inked In' by Marta Björk Atladóttir

  • 'Princess and the Dragon' by Annie Nicholson and Daniel Simms

  • 'Akkorokamui' by James Kaye

Akkorokamui by James Kaye recently won an Award of Merit in the Best Shorts Competition 2023, an international film competition that attracts well established filmmakers as well as talented newcomers.

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