SHORTSFEST 2016

Carbondale: Family Fun

Aardman 40th Anniversary Family Program

Crystal Theatre    |    Sunday, April 10, 2016    |    3:00pm    |    Run Time: 89 min.

 

Aspen Shortsfest is thrilled to partner with legendary animation studio Aardman Animations—the Shortsfest alum that brought you such favorites as A Close Shave and Chicken Run—in celebrating its 40th anniversary with a retrospective screening the whole family’s sure to adore.

 

Adults: $10

Kids: Complimentary admission. Requires ticket issued by Box Office.

AARDMAN MOVING LOGO

 

(Bram Ttwheam, 2012)

AARDMAN ORIGINAL CARTOON

 

This cel-animated sequence features the original “Aardman,” an inept superhero. (Peter Lord, David Sproxton)

SHAUN THE SHEEP: CONES

 

Shaun and the Flock commandeer an ice-cream van, which results in an endless supply of the sweet treat—but will they be able to cover their tracks before they’re discovered? (Jay Grace, 2013)

PYTHAGASAURUS

 

Bumbling cavemen Ig and Uk awaken to find a volcano on their doorstep. Could their only hope be a dinosaur who’s good at math? (Peter Peake, 2011)

CREATURE COMFORTS

 

The animals in an English zoo conduct a series of interviews on their accommodation, diet, and of course the English weather. (Nick Park, 1989)

MORPH: GRAND MORPH’S HOME MOVIES

 

When Grand Morph shares footage of Morph as a baby, embarrassment and hilarity ensue. (Peter Lord, 1980)

ANGRY KID: BONE

 

Oh no, the bone—what’s that doing there? (Darren Walsh, 1998)

PURPLE & BROWN: WHISTLER

 

Visited by noisy and intriguing strangers, Purple and Brown are desperate to join in the fun. (Rich Webber, 2006)

NOKIA: DOT

 

The invention of the CellScope—a Nokia device with a microscope attachment—was the inspiration for this teeny-tiny film about a 9-millimeter girl called Dot, who struggles through a microscopic world. (Sumo Science, 2010)

DC’S WORLD’S FUNNIEST: EPISODE 1

 

Superman and the gang get a youthful makeover with the help of vocal performances by youngsters. (Rich Webber, 2011)

SHAUN THE SHEEP: 3DTV

 

The Farmer’s new TV is even more 3D than he could ever have imagined! (Jay Grace, 2013)

FLY

 

The eternal battle between man and fly is played out when a man and his dog make increasingly extreme efforts to rid themselves of a pest. (Alan Short, 2010)

MORPH: SLOPED WORLD

 

Chas has a new angle on photography. (Merlin Crossingham, 2014)

RAY’S BIG IDEA

 

A plucky, pioneering, prehistoric fish has a ground-breaking plan to improve his life. (Steve Harding-Hill, 2014)

AARDMAN NATHAN LOVE

 

View the world’s most epic logo reveal for the world’s most epic partnership. (Joe Burrascano, 2015)

SO YOU WANT TO BE A PIRATE!

 

Chaos unfolds as The Pirate Captain reveals his tips on becoming a dashing yet sensitive terror of the high seas. (Jay Grace, 2012)

THE WRONG TROUSERS

 

A villainous penguin and a pair of automated techno-trousers plunge our clay heroes into one of their wildest adventures yet. (Nick Park, 1993)