BAFTA Award for Best Short Animation

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BAFTA Award for Best British Short Animation
Awarded forBest British Short Animation
LocationUnited Kingdom
Presented byBritish Academy of Film and Television Arts
Currently held byThe Owl and the Pussycat (2020)

This page lists the winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best British Short Animation for each year since 1990 when the award was introduced. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, children's film and television, and interactive media.

In the following lists, the titles and names in bold with a dark grey background are the winners and recipients respectively; those not in bold are the remaining nominees. The winner is also the first name listed in each category.

The number of nominated films has varied over the course of the award. Four nominations were usual to begin with (with a total of 10 years with four nominations). More recently the number of nominations has been three. The most nominations were in 1997, when there were six nominations.

The award has had three different names since its inception including 'Best Short Animation', 'Best Short Animation Film' and, since 2014, 'Best British Short Animation'.

Winners and nominees[edit]


Best Short Animation
Year Film Recipient(s)
A Grand Day Out Nick Park
Egoli Karen Kelly
Creature Comforts Sara Mullock, Nick Park
War Story Peter Lord, Sara Mullock


Year Film Recipient(s)
Toxic Andrew McEwan
The Death Of Stalinism In Bohemia Jan Švankmajer
Deadsy David Anderson
Balloon Ken Lidster
Adam Chris Moll, Peter Lord
Anamorphosis Keith Griffiths, Brothers Quay
Touch Debra Smith
Daumier's Law Ginger Gibbons, Geoff Dunbar
A Is For Autism Dick Arnall, Tim Webb
Blindscape Stephen Palmer
Soho Square Pam Dennis, Sue Paxton, Mario Cavalli
The Wrong Trousers Chris Moll, Nick Park
Bob's Birthday David Fine, Alison Snowden
Britannia David Parker, Joanna Quinn
The Village Pam Dennis, Mark Baker
I Pagliacci Ken Lidster
The Big Story Tim Watts, David Stoten
The Monk and the Fish Patrick Evano, Jacques-Rémy Girard, Michaël Dudok de Wit
Pib and Pog Carla Shelley, Peter Peake
Stressed Karen Kelly
A Close Shave Carla Shelly, Michael Rose, Nick Park
Achilles Glenn Holberton, Barry Purves
Gogs Ogof Deiniol Morris, Michael Mort
The Tickler Talks Steven Harding-Hill
The Old Lady and the Pigeons Bernard La Joie, Didier Brunner, Sylvain Chomet
Famous Fred John Coates, Catrin Unwin, Joanna Quinn
The Saint Inspector Richard Hutchinson, Mike Booth
Testament - The Bible In Animation: Joseph Elizabeth Babakhina, Aida Ziablikoua
Testament - The Bible In Animation: Moses Naomi Jones, Gary Hurst
Trainspotter Christopher Moll, Jeff Newitt, Neville Astley
Stage Fright Helen Nabarro, Michael Rose, Steve Box
The Traveller (El Caminante) Jeremy Moorshead, Debra Smith
Flatworld Nigel Pay, Daniel Greaves, Patrick Veale
T.R.A.N.S.I.T. Iain Harvey, Piet Kroon
The Canterbury Tales Aida Zyablikova, Renat Zinnurov, Ashley Potter, Dave Antrobus, Claire Jennings, Mic Graves, Joanna Quinn, Les Mills, Jonathan Myerson
Gogwana Helen Nabarro, Deiniol Morris, Sion Jones, Michael Mort, Joe Turner
Humdrum Nigel Pay, Daniel Greaves, Patrick Veale
1001 Nights Yukio Sonoyama, Mike Smith
The Man With The Beautiful Eyes Jonathan Bairstow, Jonathan Hodgson
Jolly Roger Claire Jennings, Mark Baker, Neville Astley
The Old Man And The Sea Bernard Lajoie, Tatsuo Shimamura, Aleksandr Petrov
The Periwig-Maker Annette Schäffler, Steffen Schäffler


Year Film Recipient(s)
Father and Daughter Claire Jennings, Willem Thijssen, Michaël Dudok de Wit
Cloud Cover Lisbeth Svärling
Lounge Act Teun Hilte, Gareth Love
Six Of One Phil Davies, Tim Webb
Dog Suzie Templeton
Camouflage Jonathan Bairstow, Jonathan Hodgson
Home Road Movies Dick Arnall, Robert Bradbrook, Ian Sellar
Tuesday Geoff Dunbar, Judith Roberts
The World Of Interiors Chris Shepherd, Bunny Schendler
Fish Never Sleep Gaëlle Denis
The ChubbChubbs! Jacquie Barnbrook, Eric Armstrong, Jeff Wolverton
The Dog Who Was A Cat Inside Andrew Ruhemann, Siân Rees, Siri Melchoir
Sap Lucie Wenigerová, Hyun-Joo Kim
Wedding Espresso Jonathan Bairstow, Sandra Ensby, Lesley Glaister
Jo Jo in the Stars Sue Goffe, Marc Craste
Dad's Dead Maria Manton, Chris Shepherd
Dear Sweet Emma John Cernak
Nibbles Ron Diamond, Chris Hinton
Plumber Randi Yaffa, Andy Knight, Richard Rosenman
Birthday Boy Andrew Gregory, Sejong Park
City Paradise Erika Forzy
Heavy Pockets Jane Robertson, Sarah Cox
His Passionate Bride Sylvie Bringas, Monika Forsberg
Little Things Daniel Greaves
Best Short Animation Film[note 1]
Year Film Recipient(s)
Fallen Art Jarek Sawko, Piotr Sikora, Tomasz Bagiński
Film Noir Osbert Parker
Kamiya's Correspondence Sumito Sakakibara
The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello Anthony Lucas, Julia Lucas, Mark Shirrefs
Rabbit Run Wrake
Guy 101 Ian Gouldstone
Dreams And Desires: Family Ties Les Mills, Joanna Quinn
Peter And The Wolf Hugh Welchman, Alan Dewhurst, Suzie Templeton
Best Short Animation
Year Film Recipient(s)
The Pearce Sisters Jo Allen, Luis Cook
The Crumblegiant Pearse Moore, John McCloskey
Head Over Heels Osbert Parker, Fiona Pitkin, Ian Gouldstone
Wallace And Gromit: A Matter Of Loaf And Death Steve Pegram, Nick Park, Bob Baker
Codswallop Greg McLeod, Myles McLeod
Varmints Sue Goffe, Marc Craste
Mother of Many Sally Arthur, Emma Lazenby
The Gruffalo Michael Rose, Martin Pope, Jakob Schuh, Max Lang
The Happy Duckling Gili Dolev


Year Film Recipient(s)
The Eagleman Stag Michael Please
Matter Fisher David Prosser
Thursday Matthias Hoegg
A Morning Stroll Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe
Abuelas Afarin Eghbal, Francesca Gardiner, Kasia Malipan
Bobby Yeah Robert Morgan
The Making Of Longbird Will Anderson, Ainslie Henderson
Here To Fall Kris Kelly, Evelyn McGrath
I’m Fine Thanks Eamonn O'Neill
Best British Short Animation
Year Film Recipient(s)
Sleeping With The Fishes Yousif Al-Khalifa, James Walker, Sarah Woolner
I Am Tom Moody Ainslie Henderson
Everything I Can See From Here Bjorn-Erik Aschim, Friederike Nicolaus, Sam Taylor
The Bigger Picture Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs, Jennifer Majka
Monkey Love Experiments Ainslie Henderson, Cam Fraser, Will Anderson
My Dad Marcus Armitage
Edmond Nina Gantz, Emilie Jouffroy
Manoman Simon Cartwright, Kamilla Kristiane Hodol
Prologue Richard Williams, Imogen Sutton
A Love Story Khaled Gad, Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara, Elena Ruscombe-King
The Alan Dimension Jac Clinch, Jonathan Harbottle, Millie Marsh
Tough Jennifer Zheng
Poles Apart[21] Paloma Baeza, Ser En Low
Have Heart Will Anderson
Mamoon Ben Steer
Roughhouse Jonathan Hodgson, Richard Van Den Boom
I'm OK Elizabeth Hobbs, Abigail Addison, Jelena Popovic
Marfa Greg McLeod, Myles McLeod
Grandad Was A Romantic[24][25] Maryam Mohajer
In her Boots Kathrin Steinbacher
The Magic Boat Naaman Azhari, Lilia Laurel


Year Film Recipient(s)
The Owl and the Pussycat[27] Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf
The Fire Next Time Renaldho Pelle, Yanling Wang, Kerry Jade Kolbe
The Song of a Lost Boy Daniel Quirke, Jamie MacDonald, Brid Arnstein

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Name of award listed in the BAFTA archive as Short Animation except in 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 where it is listed as Short Animation Film.


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