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Other Half

UK short, 2021

Other Half is a 12-minute animation fantasy film about romantic relationships and the relationship you have with yourself. Done in a mixed multi-plane style of oil-on-glass, plasticine and claymation, the film seeks to capture an audience of teenagers and young adults, ages fifteen to thirty.

As an Individual Being in a world comprised of Merged Couples, Ren embarks on a hero’s journey to find his other half and become complete.

Starring: John Chisham, Evanna Lynch, Dylan Edwards, Matthew Biddulph
Director: Lina Kalcheva

Producer: Michelle Brøndum

Screenwriter: Laura Jayne Tunbridge

Director of Photography: Ebba Hult

Production Designer: Eva Calland-Waller

Model Maker: Mara Frampton

Editor: Alejandro Liechty

Composer: Oliver Wegmüller

Sound Designer: Zoltán Kadnár

Production Company: National Film and Television School

festivals & awards

In The Palace, Bulgaria 2022 - Nominated for Best Student Animation

Premiers Plan D'Angers, France 2022 - Official Selection
British Shorts, Germany 2022 - Official Selection
Bucharest Film Festival, Romania 2022 - Nominated for Best Animation
Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione, Italy 2021 - Nominated for Best Animation Short

Splat!FilmFest, Poland 2021 - Nominated for a MélièS d'Argent Award

Fancine Fantastic Film Festival, Spain 2021 - Nominated for Best Animation Short & Winner of the Audience Award

Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA 2021 - Nominated for Best Animation Short
Norwich Film Festival, UK 2021 - Nominated for Best Animation Short

Sitges Film Festival, Catalonia 2021 - Winner of Best Animation Short

Bolton Film Festival, UK 2021 - Nominated for Best Animation
Cannes International Film Festival, La Cinéfondation, France 2021 - Nominated for Best Student Film