Wednesday, June 08, 2011

NEWS June 2011

Fans of Simon's Cat (and there are more and more by the day!) will like to see the splendid new website over at
The all-new site is a portal for all things Simon's Cat; a platform for Simon Tofield's sketches and musings, yet also a thriving community space for cat-lovers too.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

crash bang wallow (reloaded)

Here's another chance to see Jon Dunleavy's short film 'Crash Bang Wallow'. Since May last year, this short has pulled-in around 320,000 YouTube hits. The film won top prize at the 6th NFB (National Film Board of Canada) / Cannes on-line film competition.

best of animation 5

The new 'Best of Animation 5' DVD has now hit the shelves. The compilation is put together by the good people of the Stuttgart Animation Festival and includes their pick of ten films from the 2010 edition. There are many fine world-class short films to be seen here including our very own TXT ISLAND!

'A Family Portrait' dir. Joseph Pierce
'Horn Dog' dir. Bill Plympton
'La dama y la muerte' dir. Javier Recio Gracia
'Logorama' dir. Francois Alaux, Hervé de Crécy, Ludovic Houplain
'Love & Theft' dir. Andreas Hykade
'Prayers for Peace' dir. Dustin Grella
'Runaway' dir.Cordell Barker
'Sam’s Hot Dogs' dir. David López Retamero
'TXT Island' dir. Chris Gavin
'YELLOW CAKE' dir. Nick Cross