Lost and Found / Lost and Found
Philip HuntUnited Kingdom / 2008 / 24' 0''
Tuškanac Cinema, 12:00 h
A magical tale of loneliness and friendship based on the award-winning book by Oliver Jeffers. One day, a boy finds a penguin on his doorstep and decides to take it home - even if that means rowing all the way to the South Pole! This beautiful film was awarded the BAFTA for children's animation at the 2009 British Academy Children's Awards which celebrate excellence in the art forms of the moving image for children.
A graduate of Central Saint Martin’s and the Royal College of Art in London, Philip Hunt is Creative Director and Co-Owner of STUDIO AKA – an animation production company based in London known for its innovation and idiosyncratic excellence.
As a director, Philip has created an eclectic range of commercials and animation projects. His diverse body of work also includes the multi-award winning short film AH POOK IS HERE - an interpretation of recordings by the late William S. Burroughs - which is included in both the Burroughs retrospective: PORTS OF ENTRY, and the permanent collection of the Goethe institute.
Philip recently Adapted and Directed a half hour animated film entitled LOST AND FOUND – based on OLIVER JEFFERS award winning children's book.
Since June 2009 LOST AND FOUND has won 25 International awards including BEST TV SPECIAL 2009 at Annecy International Animation Festival, GRAND PRIZE – BEST ANIMATION at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and BEST KIDS FILM at Melbourne International Animation Festival and the Children’s BAFTA for Best Animation.
Studio AKA Ltd
Philip Hunt based on the book by Oliver Jeffers
categoriesAUDIENCE AWARDS 4