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A Little Grey on Vimeo

We're thrilled to release our melancholic 3D CGI short, A Little Grey, on Vimeo, a year after we won Best Animation at the Manchester Film Festival: https://vimeo.com/257490638

You can read about the production process, with some development images, and an interview with the directors, Steve Smith and Simon Hewitt here: directorsnotes.com/2018/03/05/beakus-a-little-grey/

Synopsis - 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.

A Little Grey wins at Manchester

We're delighted to announce that A Little Grey has scooped the prize for Best Animation at Manchester Film Festival! The short film, co-directed by Simon Hewitt and Steve Smith, has been touring festivals and getting some lovely reaction, topped by this rather nice gong. Big shout out to Mighty and our Laura Thomas who worked so hard on the production.

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