Children's2017103 minsDirector: Paul King
Britain’s favourite bear returns for another adventure. Porridge rather than marmalade looks set to be Paddington's new staple after he's framed for a robbery, unless the Brown family can help solve the mystery.
When the Wind Blows
Animation & Artists Moving Image198684 minsDirector: Jimmy Teru Murakami
A middle-aged couple prepare for nuclear war in this humorous and macabre cautionary tale, adapted by Raymond Briggs (The Snowman) from his best-selling book.
Animation & Artists Moving Image200084 minsDirector: Peter Lord
Mel Gibson’s Rocky the rooster helps the chickens escape from fascistic farmers in Aardman Animations first foray into feature films.
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Animation & Artists Moving Image201485 minsDirector: Richard Starzak
Aardman returns with another delightful animation for young and old, telling the story of Shaun’s adventures in the big city after Farmer is led astray.
Men of Merit (a Lantern Lecture)
Animation & Artists Moving Image19484 mins
Vibrant, progressive animation contrasts with some outdated attitudes in this Electricity Council cartoon on energy usage
Do I Detect a Change in Your Attitude?
Animation & Artists Moving Image19807 minsDirector: Vera Linnecar
An alternative cartoon cat and mouse chase produced by a trio of pioneer women animators
Animation & Artists Moving Image19695 minsDirector: Vera Linnecar
And you thought followers were a good thing… This cartoon on innovators and imitators is a colourful delight as well as cautionary tale
Filmed in Supermarionation
Documentary2014118 minsDirector: Stephen La Rivière
The definitive documentary chronicling how Gerry and Sylvia Anderson pioneered their trademark animation style, ‘Supermarionation’.
Animation & Artists Moving Image193619 minsSilentDirector: Helen Biggar
Norman McLaren and Helen Biggar’s urgent work of animated agit-prop uses rapid editing to create an incisive polemic against arms spending.
Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire!
Animation & Artists Moving Image19682 minsSilentDirector: B.S. Johnson
Invited to imagine how Apollinaire would have worked with modern technology, writer/director B.S. Johnson turned John Furse's drawings into an animation that is equally elegant, explicit, surreal and hilarious.
Animation & Artists Moving Image197810 minsDirector: Ian Emes
An animated antidote to the hipster beard trend, offering a stark warning not to let your face fur get out of control.
Animation & Artists Moving Image19974 minsDirector: Victor Olusola Opeyokun
Animated awakening: a young black man in an oppressive urban environment finds a new outlook by embracing his African roots
The Hunting of the Snark
Animation & Artists Moving Image196724 minsDirector: Diana Potter
“Live animation” of Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem adventure from the maker of Captain Pugwash
Animation & Artists Moving Image195472 minsDirector: Joy Batchelor
Sixty years young, this British cartoon of George Orwell’s political ‘fairy story’ is still the most abiding adaptation of this powerful, cautionary tale for all ages.
Animation & Artists Moving Image19668 minsDirector: Nancy Hanna
If 2001’s Star Gate sequence was a bit more laid back and accompanied by lift music, it might look a little something like this…
Tapping into a sense of early 20th-century Europe that is a place of dusty nightmares, folkloric paraphernalia and crumbling institutes filled with the dispossessed.
Enter the spooky, surreal and sepia-tinted world of the Brothers Quay.
Lotte Reiniger was one of the 20th century's major animation artists, pioneering a unique and distinctive style of black and white silhouette animation in her interpretations of classic myths and fairy tales.