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Has Beans short film – 1998

In this animated short film, bullying and revenge lead to annihilation.

Hello short film – 2003

In this beautifully realised short film, animated characters communicate using music and recorded sound.

Hoota and Snoz – Series 3 Episode 13 television program – 2003

Snoz and Hoota are squabbling rivals in this 3D computer-generated animated series. In this episode, Snoz finds a mini Hoota included with the breakfast cereal.

Hoota and Snoz – Series 3 Episode 3 television program – 2003

Squabbling duo Hoota and Snoz star in the first 3D computer-generated animated series produced in Australia.

Hot to Trot short film – 1977

A cartoon adventure featuring Captain Goodvibes, the pig of steel, and his sidekick Astro.

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Indefinable Moods short film – 2001

This short animation by artist Kathy Smith is a surreal Australian dream landscape with music.

The Instructional Guide to Dating short film – 2005

This short film contains in-flight instructions for dating success.

It’s Like That short film – 2003

A haunting animated documentary depicting the sadness of refugee children held in captivity in Australia.

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Kaboodle – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 1987

An anthology of stories for children aged 5-12 years old produced by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation in the late 1980s.

Kellogg’s Cornflakes: Tell Me a Story advertisement – c1943

This advertisement appeals to children as a story, and their mothers as the children’s carers.

King Billy’s First Car advertisement – 1939

This cartoon carries the message that progress incurs sacrifice – be it moral, economic, social or political.

Kiwi Shoe Polish: Shine Sir advertisement – 1914

This cinema advertisement illustrates what employers on the home front faced when their staff enlisted themselves into the war effort.

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Leunig Animated – How Democracy Actually Works short film – 2001

This animated short based on the cartoons of Michael Leunig offers a fresh look at democracy and elections.

Lift Off – That’s Not Fair – Part A television program – 1992

Mixes live action, animation, puppetry and fantasy to challenge, intrigue and encourage children to think for themselves.

Lift Off – That’s Not Fair – Part B television program – 1992

Spruikers from the ‘Bonza’ cereal advertisement come out of the TV set to persuade Poss and Kim that buying Bonza will make all their dreams come true.

Li’l Elvis and the Truckstoppers – Caught in a Trap television program – 1997

Li’l Elvis wants to be a normal kid, not an Elivis impersonator, but his mother is aghast, 'What about your fans, what about the bank, what about the king!’

Living with Happiness short film – 2001

Living with Happiness is a short animation about our inability to embrace happiness without worrying about its demise.

The Long Yard short film – 2000

In this animated short film, an ex-soldier has an encounter with death.

Look Both Ways feature film – 2005

Rather than having just one viewpoint, Sarah Watt’s hit debut explores the emotions of six major characters, all connected by a tragedy.

Looking for Horses short film – 2001

A stop-motion short about two sisters’ holiday illusions and family revelations.

Love Song short film – 1998

In this animated short film, a singing punk rat tries his luck in the game of love.

Love Tricycle short film – 2003

Love Tricycle is like Grease with bicycles instead of people, complete with a high school, a love affair and a showdown between rivals on the racetrack.

The Luminary short film – 2005

In this animated short without dialogue, a moth collector searches for a lost moth and more.

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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.

Mary and Max feature film – 2009

Across two continents and 20 years, the tragic comedy of life is described through the friendship of penpals, Mary and Max.

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.

Mr Squiggle and Friends – Cheer Up television program – 1990

A 1990s episode of iconic children’s series Mr Squiggle and Friends created and performed by Norman Hetherington, written by Margaret Hetherington and co-presented by their daughter Rebecca Hetherington.

Mr Squiggle and Friends – Episode 148 television program – c1960

Mr Squiggle is one of the most recognised children’s television characters. Although no longer on air, he continues to appear at exhibitions and science fiction conventions.

Mutt short film – 2008

In this animated short, all work and no play is not an option for a hard-working dog.

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.

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National Treasures – ‘The Magic Pudding’ Illustrations documentary – 2004

A look at the illustrations for one of Australia’s best-loved children’s books, The Magic Pudding.

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.

The New Adventures of Ocean Girl – Hearing The Call television program – 1999

The highlights of episode three are the comic scenes with the hammy evil Elgar and the slapstick comedy between the villainous Space Wizard’s sidekicks Elgar and Moza.

Nobby’s Nuts advertisement – 1988

This 1988 television and cinema advertisement for Nobby’s Nuts combines animation and live action with great flair.

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One Man’s Instrument short film – 1989

In this animated short film, a man finds his paradise is literally lost.

Overland Whippet Motor Car: Advertisement advertisement – c1926

The Overland was an American motor vehicle company acquired by John Willys early in the 20th century.

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Paper City Architects short film – 2006

A stunning, Manhattan-esque metropolis made of paper is the setting for this stop-motion tale of all-too-familiar bureaucratic frustration.

Petals – A Boot Full of Petals television program – 1997

Petals is an animated series for preschool children which revolves around the adventures of five tiny flower ‘petals’ who live at the bottom of an overgrown garden.

Peter Nicholson Animations – Fraser’s Leadership Challenge short film – 1974

An animated political cartoon by Peter Nicholson featuring Billy Snedden and Malcolm Fraser.

Peter Nicholson Animations – Gough’s World Tour short film – 1974

An animated political cartoon by Peter Nicholson featuring Gough Whitlam, Joh Bjelke-Petersen and Bob Hawke.

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.

Pleasure Domes short film – 1987

The first Australian animation to compete at Cannes, Pleasure Domes is a reflection on the inevitability of attaching associations to perceptions of landscape.

Project Vlad short film – 1999

This 3D animated short is about the loneliness of the long distance astronaut.

Pussy Pumps Up short feature – 1979

This 2D animated film features a tiny cat-girl heroine who metamorphoses into a muscular, powerful figure.

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Redback short film – 1995

In this playful animated short, a redback spider wreaks the ultimate humiliation on his male tormentor.

Revolving Door short film – 2006

A snapshot of St Kilda’s illegal sex industry and the people it affects.

Rinso Washing Powder: A Bachelor Grey advertisement – c1943

Bachelor Henry is a ‘natty dresser’ but rubbing and scrubbing wears out his clothes until finally his temper wears out too! Henry’s ‘lady help’ to brings him a packet of Rinso washing powder and shows him how to get things clean.

Road to Tokyo advertisement – c1941

An animated government advertisement designed to persuade Australians to contribute to the war effort by investing in war loans.

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The Safe House short film – 2006

A young Lee Whitmore attempts to unravel the mystery of the spies living next door.

Sellex Crockery: Red Riding Hood advertisement – c1930

This appeals to the ‘pester power’ of children by using an animated cartoon to promote Sellex products.

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