• Style: Stop Motion
  • Client: UK Film Council / Screen WM
  • Year: 2007

A short tale about two sisters who follow a flying book to escape their harsh mechanical world to find where they truly belong. One of the earliest stop-motion shorts to be filmed using the high-def DSLR workflow, this short continues to be a crowd-pleaser at international children’s film festivals.

Written and Directed by Natalie Ann Hinchley & Chris Randall

  • Winner: 2007, Best Made In The Midlands – Stoke Your Fires
  • Finalist: 2007, Royal Television Society Awards
  • Selection: 2008 Stuttgart Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Melbourne International Film Festival
  • Selection: 2007 Leeds International Film Festival
  • Official Selection: 2012 Little Big Shots Film Festival
  • Official Selection: 2009 Showcomotion Children’s Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007
  • Official Selection: New York International Children’s Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Rushes Soho Shorts Festival
  • Short Film Corner: 2007 Cannes Film Festival
  • Selection: 2008 Sapporo Film Festival
  • Official Selection: 2008 London Short Film Festival
  • Official Selection: 2008 Mumbai International Children’s Film Festival
  • Selection: 2008 Giffoni Film Festival
The Animal Book - Stop Motion Animation - List of awards
The Animal Book - Stop Motion Animation
The Animal Book – Stop Motion Animation

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