Stanley Pickle

Stanley’s life runs like clockwork, until a chance encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down…

About the film:
Stanley Pickle is a short pixilation film shot entirely on a stills camera on 2 sets and 2 locations at the National Film and Television School. The film premièred on to the festival circuit in June 2010 at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where it picked up the McLaren Award for New British Animation, followed by Oscar qualification at the US première LA Shorts where the film won Best Experimental. After a whirlwind journey through 2011/12 greeting diverse festival audiences worldwide, humbled by winning many more awards, screening on Virgin Atlantic Flights, broadcast in France, Spain and the US, being part of BAFTA Brits to Watch, curated at the BFI before Jean-Luc Goddard screenings, the film is now implemented and used as a resource within classrooms all over the world. Stanley Pickle is distributed on Amazon and iTunes Worldwide.

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Short of the Week

  • McLaren Award for New British Animation Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland, UK,
  • Best Experimental Film 14th LA Shorts Festival , USA, Prix Du Meilleur Court-Metrage Dinard Film Festival, FR,
  • Best UK Short at the Raindance Film festival, London UK,
  • Silver Plaque for Best Animation 46th Chicago Int Film Festival USA,
  • Best Graduation Film KROK International Animated Film Festival, Russia,
  • Best Animation Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival, Bulgaria,
  • Best Animation, Cinanima Animation Festival, Portugal,
  • Best Animation, E-Magicians The Young European Design Conference, FR,
  • Best Animation, Metropolitan Film Festival, NYC,
  • Best Film Jury Grand Prize,
  • Black Maria Film Festival NJ 65 Location Tour USA,
  • Verna Fields Award for Sound Design 58th MPSE Golden Reel Dario Swade, USA,
  • Best Animated Short Film, Omaha Film Festival, USA,
  • Best Short, San Diego Indiefest, USA,
  • Grand Jury Prize San Diego Indiefest, USA,
  • Best Student Film ECU Paris FR,
  • Onda Curta Award Monstra Animation Festival Portugal,
  • Vision Innovation Award New York Digital Short Film Festival USA,
  • Best Short Film Arizona International Film Festival USA,
  • Outstanding Achievement in Short Film Making Newport Beach IFF USA,
  • Best Student Production BUFVC Learning on Screen Conference UK,
  • Best Animation Seattle True Independent Film Fest USA,
  • Best Short DMVIFF Washington USA,
  • Best Sound Design DMVIFF Washington USA,
  • Anca Award, Fest Anca, Slovakia,
  • Special Prize Van D’or Awards Cannes in a Van UK,
  • Best Short Film Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA,
  • Distinctive Achievement in Costume Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA,
  • Distinctive Achievement in Editing Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA,
  • Distinctive Achievement in Animation Wild Rose Independent Film Festival USA,
  • Best Cinematography Seattle Shorts Film Festival USA,
  • Best Animation / Experimental Film at Tbilisi International Student Film Festival, Georgia.