Oscar Animation

Fifty Percent Grey

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A bloodied soldier, Sergeant Cray, wakes from death to a desolate landscape furnished only with a series of televisions and video players. Armed with his gun, he trudges from one TV to the next where he encounters a series of upbeat messages about an infinite future in the tranquil realms of heaven, purgatory and hell. […]

Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty

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This short animated film offers a bedtime story told with a very modern twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty. Granny O’Grimm begins to tell the story of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to her sleepy granddaughter but there is a twist. The classic fairy–tale is told with a 21st century sensibility as Granny reimagines the story […]

Late Afternoon

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In this delicately rendered animation, Emily, an elderly woman with dementia, vividly relives her memories. Sitting comfortably in her armchair Emily (voiced by Fionnula Flanagan) takes a cup of tea and a biscuit when a simple mishap triggers a pleasant journey into the past. She swims through the memories of being a child on a beach, […]

Give Up Yer Aul Sins

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Give Up Yer Aul Sins humorously animates original audio recordings of Dublin schoolchildren made by their teacher Peg Cunningham in the 1960s. In the short film, a documentary crew arrives to record the activities of the classroom. The teacher chooses little Mary to retell, in her own imaginative way, the bible story of John the […]