Writer / Director: Ruairi Robinson


74th Academy Awards *** Nomination, Best Short Animated Film***
3D Festival, Copenhagen *** Nominated for Best Short Animated film***
Foyle Film Festival, Derry ***Commendation***
London Effects and Animation Festival ***Winner LEAF Best Short Animated Film***
Sundance Film Festival ***Official Selection***
Empire State Film Festival ***Winner***
Rotterdam Int. Film Festival ***Official Selection***
FilmFest Dresden ***Youth Oscar Winner***
O2 National Digital Media Awards ***Best 3D film & Best Digital Post-Production***

Additional Festivals & Screenings 2001-2003
7-14 October Murphy’s Cork Film Festival
20-28 October Kino Film, Manchester
24-26 October Toronto Digital Image Festival, Canada
27 Oct-3 Nov Savannah Film & Video Festival, U.S.
November Darklight Digital Film Festival Dublin
Jan 2002 Screening with ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ in cinemas in Ireland
15-25 Nov Oslo International Film Festival, Norway
1-3 Feb Sci-Fi Film Festival, London
7-9 feb VEAF – Vancouver Effects & Animation Festival, Canada
6-17 Feb Folioscope: Brussels Animation Film Festival
26-28 Feb AEAF: Australian Effects and Animation Festival
1-3 Mar Beverley Art Centre – 3rd Irish Film Festival, U.S.
7-11 Mar Irish Reels Film & Video festival, Seattle
Apollofilm, Krakow Poland
Mar AWN – Animation World Network Oscars Showcase
Mar Apollo Cinemas Scope Shorts Programme, California
Mar NAB – Discreet Logic, US
19 – 21 Apr Prix Ars Electronica, Austria
25-28 Apr Animated Encounters Bristol International Animation Festival
30 May-3 Jun Kitty Flicks at Murphy’s Cat Laughs, Kilkenny
3-8 Jun Annecy Festival International du Film D’Animation, France
27-29 Jun Animafest Zagreb / Slovenian Cinemathique
Jun International Short Film Festival Hamburg
22 June Diversions Outdoor Screenings, Temple Bar Dublin
3 July – 3 Aug SeNef - Seoul Net On-Line Festival
4-13 Jul Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic
12-21 Jul AnimaMundi – Rio de Janeiro
21-26 Jul Siggraph: 29th Int. Conference on Computer Graphics
23 Jul–11 Au Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia
24-28 Jul AnimaMundi – Sao Paulo
27 Jul – 2 Aug Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2002 London
August Digital Stadium, TV Programme Tokyo
22-26 Aug 9th International Animation Festival, Hiroshima
23-29 Sept Filmfest Hamburg GmbH
30 Sept-6 Oct Imago Film Fest Portugal
September 2002 Included in the production of feature film ‘Dead Bodies’
Sept 2002 Sundance Institute Permanent Collection at UCLA film archive
2 – 6 October Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada
9-13 October Brisbane International Animation Festival
23-27 October I Castelli Animati, Rome
24-27 October Internationales Trickfilm-Wochenende Wiesbaden, Germany
20-27 October ScreenWorks Short Film Festival, Sydney
14-24 Nov Stockholm International Film Festival
14-16 Nov BAF! Bradford Animation Festival, UK
Nov Paris, Centre Culturel Irlandais, France
18th Nov Projector Festival, Glasgow Scotland
24-27 Nov Tehran, International Animation Festival, Iran
Dec 11th annual animation exhibition for Machinda City Museum of Graphic Arts in Tokyo
Dec 25th RTE screening
17-26 Jan Festival Nemo, Paris France
Jan 2003 La Cube, Paris France
15-19 Jan Future Film Festival, Bologna Italy
20-23 Feb Animac, International Animation Festival of Lleida, Spain
12-16 Mar International Shorts Film Festival Amsterdam
14-18 May Tough Eye, Finland
Online D-film digital film travelling festival, LA

Further activities
Continues to be shown at festival’s around the world.
Selected for feature compilation The Animation Show now on release in the USA
Selected for DVD compilation soon for the USA
Will soon be seen soon on


*Ruairi wants you to know he is sick to fucking death of talking about this fucking** film. **Here's yet another use of the word "fuck"*** for dramatic effect.
***I curse too much. Sorry about that.