International Short Film Contest 51 ED. 2023
United Kingdom 2022 10' Fiction – Animation
Three archetypal woodland spirits explore the conflicting human drives of creativity, possessiveness and our desire for status.
Writer, director and animator awarded in 2012 with a BAFTA for co-writing The Making of Longbird. Ainslie’s following short films I Am Tom Moody and Monkey Love Experiments, were both BAFTA nominated, and have won over 60 international festival awards. His latest short film, Stems, was awarded Edinburgh International Film Festival’s McLaren award. He has a particular love of stop frame animation and is currently developing two feature film projects between Edinburgh and Newcastle.