Bafta 2019 Animated Shorts: Marfa & Roughhouse

Marfa


Marfa

Marfa is a curious mix consisting mostly of hand-drawn sketch animation accompanying and illustrating a variety of audio recordings based on a poem based on a small town.

The resulting film has an infantile charm all of it’s own. It is a testament that you can make a film out of anything with no real discernible structure; much like Richard Linklater’s Slacker. It’s a family affair from Greg & Myles McLeod.

https://vimeo.com/288702427

Roughhouse


Roughhouse

Roughhouse is a hand-drawn animated short from Jonathan Hodgson that follows the story of three friends who embark on a new adventure in a strange town, but when a manipulative new member joins their gang, their loyalty is torn apart with terrifying consequences.



There is a beautiful movement and flow to the animation here and a strong yet restrained use of colour accompanied by narration, voice acting and some fun sound design.


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