Heartstrings (film)

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Heartstrings
Heartstrings2009Film.jpg
Directed by Rhiannon Evans
Produced by University of Wales, Newport
Music by Gareth Bonello
Release date
  • 2009 (2009)
Running time
3 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Budget £500

Heartstrings is a 2009 British animated short film directed by Rhiannon Evans at the University of Wales in Newport. It tells us the story of two stop-motion figures made from string, who fall in love; their love is represented by a red string that connects them at the heart.

The film was made on a budget of £500 and took around four months to complete.[1] In 2010 it was included on the Best of British Animation Awards Vol. 8 DVD. [2]

Accolades[edit]

  • 2009: won the Best Animated Film Award at the Newport Graduate Showcase[3]
  • 2009: won the Best Student Film Award at the Norwich Film Festival[4][5]
  • 2009: won the Award for Second placed film at Canterbury Anifest[6]
  • 2009: won the Audience Selection Award at Canterbury Anifest[6]
  • 2009: won the Technical Achievement Award at Canterbury Anifest[6]
  • 2009: won the Animation Award at Exposures Film Festival[7]
  • 2009: won the Grand jury Award at Exposures Film Festival[7]
  • 2010: won the Best in Show Award at the Savannah International Animation Festival[8]
  • 2010: won the Best Student Film Award at the Savannah International Animation Festival[8]
  • 2010: won the Best Animation Award at Screentest Festival[9]
  • 2010: won the Audience Award at Screentest Festival[9]
  • 2010: won the Best Student: Undergraduate Individual Award at Stoke Your Fires[10]
Nominations

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Best of the West: Student Animation Award: Commended Films - 'Heartstrings'". Animation Reporter. April 2010. pp. 22–24. 
  2. ^ "Best of 2010 British Animation Awards Vol. 8". Retrieved 2010-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Heartstrings Blog - my first award...ever". Retrieved 2010-05-01. 
  4. ^ "Films 09 - Norwich Film Festival website". Archived from the original on 6 September 2009. Retrieved 13 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Evening News 24 - Norwich film-makers festival hailed a success". Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  6. ^ a b c "Canterbury Anifest 2009 Winners Announced". Archived from the original on 8 November 2009. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  7. ^ a b "Exposures Film Festival: winners and photos". Archived from the original on 6 February 2010. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  8. ^ a b "And the Winners Are... - Savannah International Animation Festival". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2010. 
  9. ^ a b "Screentest: And the Winners are..." Archived from the original on 15 May 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  10. ^ "Stoke Museums - Stoke Your Fires 2010". Archived from the original on 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2010-05-01. 
  11. ^ "Animation Magazine - Aardman Leads Nominations for British Animation Awards". Retrieved 2010-03-04. 

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