“Urges in the undergrowth. Erupting fungal fantasies. Bursting botanicals…the dust and desires of a tiny alternative universe. Imagining the sensations of attraction and pleasure in insects, and the seduction methods of the plants and fungi that beckon.”

Graduation film by Emily Scaife made at Royal College of Art, U.K., 2017.

Read an interview with the director.

TECHNIQUES: 35mm photography, drawn-on-film, 2d animation

KEY FESTIVAL SELECTIONS AND AWARDS: Judge’s special mention and audience award for abstract film at 2017 London Int’l Animation Festival; finalist for Best Student Film at British Animation Awards 2018; official selections at Punto y Raya, Weisbaden Int’l Film Festival, Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival, Locomocion Experimental Film Festival, and Tofuzi Festival of Animated Films.

Film by Emily Scaife
Music and sound: Ben Bell and Emily Scaife
Sound mix: Felipe Bolaño Pinedo
Sponsored by Elf Factory


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