A Little Grey

Short Film

Award-winning 3D CGI short film,co-directed by Steve Smith and Simon Hewitt, and animated by Mighty. Grey (Tony Gardner) seeks help from a psychiatrist (Richard Atlee) when he loses his color. Grey moves in a world where everyone has their own vibrant color, except for him. He has gone a little grey, he seeks to find a cure to his condition by trying everything from daredevil sports, to rock concerts and acupuncture until he finally hits the bars, drinking himself to forget. With a baby on the way, Grey is worried that his condition may be hereditary and that he may pass it on to his child. Grey can’t seem to find his place in a colorful world anymore, but perhaps the arrival of a new life may be what’s needed for his spark to reignite once again. You can read about the production process and an interview with the directors here:


Release date: 2016

Duration: 5:16 (25fps)

Original Format: 1920×1080 HD PAL, DIGITAL, 16:9/1.78:1, COLOUR, STEREO 5.1 SURROUND

Contact: Steve Smith @ Beakus

Social: #ALittleGrey


London Golden Scout, Magic Garden, 11th-12th November 2017

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival, Edinburgh, 10th October 2017

Leigh Film Festival, Leigh, UK, 7th October 2017 WINNER

3D Wire, Segovia, Spain, 5th-8th October 2017

Shortest Nights, London, TBC

Lift Off LA, 11th-15th September 2017

Shorts on Tap, London, TBC

Nightpiece, Edinburgh Fringe, 22-26th August 2017

The Short Cinema, Leicester, UK, August 2017

Zero Film Fest, London, 15th-17th August 2017

Long Beach International Film Festival, NY USA, 1st-4th August 2017

Woods Hole Film Festival, Cape Cod, USA, 29th July - 5th August 2017 WINNER

Edinburgh Film Festival, Filmhouse 1, 4.15pm 29th June 2017

British Animation Film Festival, 24th-25th June 2017

Oxford Int' Film Festival, Phoenix Picturehouse, 5th-7th May 2017

Cardiff Independent Film Festival, 5th-7th May 2017

Manchester International Film Festival, 2nd-5th March 2017 WINNER

Roanne Short Animated Film Festival, France, March 2017

London Short Film Festival, Hackney Picturehouse, 10th January 2017

UK Premiere at the London International Animation Festival 2nd December 2016

World Premiere at Anilogue, Budapest, 23rd November 2016