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Affairs of the Art

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How many obsessions can one family have? In Joanna Quinn and Les Mills’ Affairs of the Art, we reconnect with Beryl, the working-class heroine who not only reveals her own obsession with drawing but exposes the addictions of her eccentric family, which include pickling, screw threads and pet taxidermy.

2021, 16 min 23 s

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Flickerfest International Short Film Festival
January 21 to 30 2022, Sydney, AustraliaInternational Weekend of Animation
April 1 2022, Wiesbaden, Germany

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Best Character-Based Short
Animation Festival
December 4 2021, Los Angeles - USA

Best Director
Animation Festival
December 4 2021, Los Angeles - USA

Special Jury Mention
Big Cartoon Festival
December 1 to 15 2021, Moscow - Russia

Audience Award
Big Cartoon Festival
December 1 to 15 2021, Moscow - Russia

Best British Film
London International Animation Festival - LIAF
November 27 to December 6 2021, London - England

Anima Grand Prix
International Film Festival "Etiuda & Anima"
November 16 to 21 2021, Cracow - Poland

Anima Public Choice
International Film Festival "Etiuda & Anima"
November 16 to 21 2021, Cracow - Poland

Special Mention
Manchester Animation Festival
November 14 to 19 2021, Manchester - England

Audience Prize
This is England- British Short Film Festival
November 13 to 21 2021, Rouen - France

Best Animation
This is England- British Short Film Festival
November 13 to 21 2021, Rouen - France

2D Narrative Short prize
Spark Animation Festival
October 28 to November 7 2021, Vancouver - Canada

Golden Spike Best Short
International Film Festival
October 23 to 30 2021, Valladolid - Spain

VedoAnimato 2021 Award
Linea d'Ombra Festival
October 23 to 30 2021, Salerno - Italy

Best European Short Film Award
International Film Festival
October 23 to 30 2021, Valladolid - Spain

Audience Award
New York City Short Film Festival
October 15 to 17 2021, New York - USA

Best Animation Short
Independent Film Festival
October 13 to 17 2021, Santa Fe - USA

Gold Hugo Best Animated Short Film Award
International Film Festival
October 13 to 24 2021, Chicago - USA

Audience Prize
Animest - International Animation Film Festival
October 8 to 17 2021, Bucarest - Romania

Best Sound Mixing
ANIMAGE- International Animation Festival of Pernambuco
October 8 to 17 2021, Recife - Brazil

Grand Prix
Animasyros- International Animation Festival and Forum
September 22 to 26 2021, Syros - Greece

Special Mention
International Film Festival
September 17 to 26 2021, Guanajuato - Mexico

Audience Award International Competition
FANTOCHE International Animation Film Festival
September 7 to 12 2021, Baden - Switzerland

The Profnastil Prize (best animation of the international competition – short animation)
Insomnia International Animation Film Festival
July 14 to 19 2021, Moscow - Russia

Jury Distinction "Special Distinction for Direction"
International Animated Film Festival
June 14 to 19 2021, Annecy - France

Jury Award: Comedy
Aspen Shortfest
April 6 to 11 2021, Aspen - USA

Best Short Award
Kaboom Animation Festival
March 31 to April 4 2021, Amsterdam - Netherlands

Award for Best Animation
International Short Film Festival
January 29 to February 6 2021, Clermont-Ferrand - France