21 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
Ada short film – 2001
Set in a domestic dining room in Sydney in the mid-1950s, the main focus of this autobiographical short film is the relationship between Ada and her granddaughter.
The Bronze Mirror short film – 2007
This animated short tells an ancient tale of human illusions.
Dad’s Clock short film – 2001
This stop-motion animation short film celebrates the life of the animator’s late father.
Driving Home short film – 1999
In this animated short film, a young Korean immigrant struggles to define her cultural identity.
Episodes in Disbelief short film – 2000
This short animation is a reflection on childhood loss as the narrator attempts to come to terms with the death of her father.
Grendel Grendel Grendel feature film – 1980
A lonely, philosophical monster ruminates on the stupidity of men, whose heads he occasionally devours.
Indefinable Moods short film – 2001
This short animation by artist Kathy Smith is a surreal Australian dream landscape with music.
It’s Like That short film – 2003
A haunting animated documentary depicting the sadness of refugee children held in captivity in Australia.
The Long Yard short film – 2000
In this animated short film, an ex-soldier has an encounter with death.
Looking for Horses short film – 2001
A stop-motion short about two sisters’ holiday illusions and family revelations.
The Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet short film – 1989
A whimsical, animated tale of music and romance, narrated by Ruth Cracknell and set amidst the Great Maitland Flood of 1955.
Mother Tongue short film – 2002
Set in Korea in 1976, this haunting film conveys how a young girl’s relationship with her parents is altered by the loss of her mother tongue.
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello short film – 2005
The film evokes an aura of mystery from the outset and is a superb example of how animation at its best can create a magical imaginary, yet convincing, world.
Ned Wethered short film – 1983
Lee Whitmore’s first animated film is a memoir of a frequent visitor to her home when she was growing up in the 1950s.
Pianoforte short film – 1984
A young woman who yearns to become a concert pianist is rescued from a sleazy cabaret by a mysterious cat burglar with whom she falls in love.
Pussy Pumps Up short feature – 1979
This 2D animated film features a tiny cat-girl heroine who metamorphoses into a muscular, powerful figure.
Shadowland short film – 1988
In Anthony Lucas’s animated student film, humanity evolves in a savage landscape.
The Summer of 77 short film – 2001
In this live action-animated short, a newly single woman runs into a former teenage crush and relives the summer they met.
Tiga short film – 1987
This animated short film is an homage to an extinct Australian species.
Union Street short film – 1990
An ordinary city street is revealed as a ‘street of many colours’.
Zipper short film – 1998
This tongue-in-cheek live action-animated short blames the zipper for unleashing women’s sexuality.