Directing / Art Direction / Build / Comp / Edit
Credits: Co-Director George Warren
Uki is a dark comedy stop-motion animated short that depicts the story of a lonely Inuit who struggles to survive after an oil tanker causes an environmental disaster off the coast of Alaska, leaving him and his dog as the only survivors. The film premiered to a sold-out screening of 500 people at BFI Southbank, aired on BBC Four following a documentary about the best of British animation and was made available on BFI Player and BBC iPlayer. Uki has been featured at several film festivals including Animex, Anny Nights New York, the BFI Future Film Festival and Our Fest. It was the recipient of the Gold Award at the 2019 Creative Conscience Awards. Passion Animation shared a clip of the film on Instagram, which garnered 120,000 views.
Articles about the project can be found on: It’s Nice That, Creative Review, Creative Lives In Progress, Good Moves, Creative Boom, Tv Booooooom
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