2016 Official Selection, film index



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  2. Fact Sheet

Making puppets make music.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Stems

    Directed by: Ainslie HENDERSON


    • "Stems" (2015)
    • "Monkey Love Experiments" (2014)
    • "I Am Tom Moody" – Prix spécial du jury/Special Jury Award, Annecy 2013 (2012)

    Ainslie Henderson is a writer/director/animator who in 2012 was awarded a BAFTA for his co-writing of "The Making of Longbird". His films "I Am Tom Moody" and "Monkey Love Experiments" were both nominated for a BAFTA and have won over 60 international festival awards, including Best British Short at Encounters, Disney, Best Student Film at Ottawa, the Special Jury Award at Annecy and Edinburgh International Film Festival's McLaren Award. He has a particular love for stop-motion animation.

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 02 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Kids, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ainslie HENDERSON

    Production: Ainslie HENDERSON

    Animation: Michael Hughes

    Music: Poppy Ackroyd

    Sound: Poppy Ackroyd