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The Screen Guide

An oil-painting animation. A woman of unknowable origins sings 'It's A Lovely Day Today', whilst accompanying herself on piano. Objects and creatures evolve around her as the song progresses. Themes explored - human nature and the surreal.

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Crew

Director
Chris Backhouse
Writers
Chris Backhouse
Producer
Chris Backhouse
Dir. of Photography:
Chris Backhouse  Toben Davitt
Composer:
Stephen Matters
Editor:
Colin Reck

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1996
Genre
Comedy

Sales

Australian Sales
Chris Backhouse
International Sales
Chris Backhouse

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Animac International Animation Festival of Lleida
    (1999)
  • Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema
    (1997)
  • Flickerfest
    (1997)
  • CINE VIDEO International Cinema and Video Festival
    (1997)
  • Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films
    (1996)
  • Chicago International Film Festival
    (1996)
  • Cafe Provincial Film Festival
    (1996)
  • Australian Film Institute
    (1996)