Red Rover – the latest stop-motion short animation by Astrid Goldsmith – is a sci-fi action-adventure film about a diminutive race of Martian rock-beasts whose way of life is threatened by the arrival an exploratory rover from Earth. The score combines traditional orchestral music with other-worldly electronic sounds.
Technology For Talking is a short animated film by director Jemima Hughes about Alternative or Augmentative Communication (AAC) – technology that gives disabled people a voice. The film was commissioned by the BBC for their BBC Ideas platform’s ‘Rethinking Disability’ strand, and is available to watch here.
Quarantine is a stop-motion short film by Astrid Goldsmith, about a troupe of Morris-dancing badgers living in the shadow of a quarantine facility. It was commissioned by the BFI and BBC4 as part of their prestigious Animation 2018 talent scheme and screened to a capacity audience at the BFI, before being shown on BBC4.
Score to the film ‘Polymer’ an animated short sci-fi horror film by Astrid Goldsmith, and commissioned by the 2016 Folkestone SALT Festival, a festival of the sea and environment. Watch the trailer here.