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A new short film from And Maps And Plans studio

contact: hello@andmapsandplans.com

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Directed by Alan Holly
Produced by Ciaran Deeney
Written by Alan Holly and Rory Byrne
Art direction by Ronan McMeel
Music by Shane Holly
Animation by Alan Holly, Rory Byrne and Eoghan Dalton

with Adrien Merigeau, Eoghan Dalton, Eimhin McNamara, Áine Mc Guinness,
Brian Gleeson, Orla Fitzgerald, Donie Ryan, Joseph Dermody, Tony Kiernan,
Aoife Dowdall, Katie O'Connor, Larissa O'Grady, Jenny Dowdall,
Paul Finan, Michelle Fingleton, Andy Kirwan, Garret Farrell,
Jennifer Evans, Sean McCarron and Dave Clarke.


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Shortlisted for the 87th Academy Awards Feb 2015
Nominated for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards Jan 2015


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Winner of:

Great Animation Award - Mecal 17th Festival International of Short Film & Animation of Barcelona 2015 - Spain

Bronze Statue for the third animation - 9th Tehran International Animation Festival - Iran

Jury special mention - 6th Roanne animation film festival Ciné Court Animé, Mar 2015 - France

Best Animated Film - Fargo Film Festival 2015, Fargo - USA

International Special Jury Prize at Animpact Animation Festival 2014, Seoul - South Korea

Young Peoples Jury - Marcin Prize for best short film for young people, at Inernational Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! 2014, Poznań - Poland

KuanDog Prize: International Short Film Special Mention at KuanDu International Animation Festival 2014, Taipei - Taiwan

Jury's Special Award at Cinanima 2014, Espinho - Portugal

Best Animation & Best of Fest at Aesthetica Short Film Fest 2014, York - England

2nd Place for the Audience Choice Award at the 3rd Annual Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Invitational 2014, Baltimore - USA

Silver Hugo for Best Animated Short at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival 2014, Chicago - USA

Joint Best Irish Short Film prize with The Ledge End of Phil at the Dublin Animation Film Festival 2014, Dublin - Ireland

Best Animation at Kino Fest 2014, Bucharest - Romania

Audience Choice at SICAF 2014, Seoul - South Korea

Best in Show at Animation Block Party 2014, New York - USA

Joint Best Animated Film Award with 'Pandas' at Kratkofil Plus 2014, Banja Luka - Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Anča Award at Fest Anča 2014, Zilina - Slovakia

Most Creative Short Award at The Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2014, Edinburgh - Scotland

Best Animated Short at SXSW 2014, Austin - USA

The FICC Don Quijote Award and Special Mention for Best Short Irish Animation at Galway Film Fleadh 2013, Galway - Ireland


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SCREENING DATES

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3˚ MUMIA – UNDERGROUND WORLD ANIMATION FESTIVAL, Belo Horizonte - Nova Lima - Dec 2015

“Rolan”Eleventh International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Yerevan, Armenia - Oct 2015

Ars Electronica Animation Festival-POST CITY- Habitats for the 21st Century, Linz, Austria - Sept 3-7 2015

Sardinia Film Festival, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy - June 25 2015

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Bit Bang Festival, Da Vinci School of Media Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Jun 13 2015

2nd European Union Short Film Festival, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - May 28-30 2015

TIFF Bell Lightbox Shorts Series Toronto, Canada - May 14 2015

Northwest Animation Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA - May 4-10

Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Beach, California, USA - April 23-30 2015

Canlandıranlar, İstanbul, Turkey - April 23-27 2015

Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine - April 22-26 2015

2015 Dakota Digital Film Festival, Bismarck, North Dakota, Apr 10 2015

30th IMAGINE Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 9-18 2015

31éme Festival Du Cinéma European, Lille, France - April 10-17 2015

Mecal 17 Festival Internacional De Curtmetrages I Animació De Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain - Mar 11-19 April

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015, Tokyo, Japan - Mar 19-23 2015

16th Landshut Short Film Festival, Landshut, Deutschland - Mar 19-23 2015

MONSTRA Lisbon, Portugal - Mar 12-22 2015

Tehran Animation Festival, Tehran, Iran - Mar 8-12 2015

Boulder International Film Festival Boulder, Colorado, USA - Mar 5-8 2015

Fargo Film Festival, Fargo, North Dakota, USA - Mar 3-7 2015

New York Internatiional Children's Film Festival New York, USA - Feb 27-Mar 22 2015

Chicago Irish Film Festival Chicago, USA - Feb 28-7 Mar 2015

Spokane International Film Festival, Washington, USA - Feb 5-14 2015

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Les Arcs European Film Festival, Les Arcs ski resort, Savoie, France - Dec 13-20 2014

Animateka, Ljubljana, Slovenija - Dec 8-12 2014

Siggraph Asia, Shenzen, China - Dec 4-6 2014

Bogotá Short Film Festival, Bogotá, Columbia - Dec 2-9 2014

International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Poznan, Poland - Nov 30-7 Dec 2014

ETIUDA&ANIMA, Krakow, Poland - Noc 23-26 2014

Gijón, Gijón, Asturias, Spain - Nov 21-29 2014

ANIMPACT, Korea, China, Japan - Nov 21 2014

Anilogue International Animation Festival, Budapest, Hungary - Nov 18-23 2014

Animated Dreams, Tallinn, Estonia - Nov 19-23 2014

Greenhorn Short Film Festival, London, England - Nov 16-18 2014

Cinanima, Espinho, Portugal - Nov 10-16 2014

International Film Festival Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia - Nov 8-14 2014

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, England - Nov 6-9 2014

Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, England - Nov 5-20 2014

KDIAF - KuanDu International Animation Festival, Taipei City, Taiwan - Novemer 2014

FANCINE Festival de Cine Fantástico, Málaga, Spain - Nov 2014

Multivision, St. Petersburg, Russia - Nov 1-30 2014

Leiden International Film Festival, Leiden, Holland - Nov 1-11 2014

Kaohsiung film festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Oct 24-Nov 9

LIAF - London International Animation Festival, London, England - October 24-Nov 2 2014

Liverpool Irish Festival, Liverpool, England - Oct 23-Nov 2 2014

International Film Festival TOFIFEST, Toruń, Poland - Oct 18-26 2014

Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival, Baltimore, USA - Oct 18 2014

VIEWFest, Turin, Italy - Oct 17-19 2014

Dublin Animation Festival, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland - October 17-18 2014

Be There! Corfu Animation Festival, Corfu, Greece - October 16-19 2014

Brno 16, Brno, Czech Republic - Oct 15-18 2014

Indie Cork Cork City, Co.Cork, Ireland - Oct12-19 2014

Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois - October 9-23 2014

Shnit International Shortmfilfestival, Bern, Switzerland - October 8-19 2014

Offline Film Festival, Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland - Oct 8-12 2014

Mile High Horror Film Festival, Alamo Drafthous Cinema, Denver, Colorado - October 6-12 2014

Aberdeen International Film Festival, Aberdeen, Scotland - Oct 4-12 2014

IF IdeaFestival, Louisville, Kentucky - September 30-Oct 3 12.00 2014

Kino Fest, Bucharest, Romania - September 26-28 2014

Le long week-end du court, Trois-Rivieres, Canada - September 26-28 2014

Lund International Fantastisk Film Festival, Lund, Scania, Sweden - September 25-10 October 2014

Milwaukee Film Festival, Miwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - September 25-9 Oct 12.00 2014

Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - September 18-28 12.00 2014

K3 Film Festival, Villach, Carinthia, Austria - Sept 17-21 2014

Encounters Film Festival, Bristol, England - September 17th 12.00 2014

Jameson CineFest International Film Festival, Miskolc, Hungary - September 2014

World Festival of Animated Film - Varna, Varna, Bulgaria - September 2014

Fantoche, Baden, Switzerland - 7th September 2014

OIAF, Ottawa, Canada - September 2014

Milan Film Festval, Milan, Italy - September 4-14 2014

ScreenPlay, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland - August/September 2014

JAM just about movies, Tullibody Castle, Clackmannanshire, Scotland - August 29-31 2014

Open Cinema Short and Animation Film Festival, St Petersburg, Russia - August 2014

Festival Silhouette Courts Metrages, Paris, France - August 2014

Anibar, Peja, Kosovo - August 2014

Odense International Film Festival, Odense, Denmark - August 2014

Letiště - Open air festival, Hranice, Czech Republic - August 15-16 2014

FERFILM International Film Festival, Ferizaj, Kosovo - August 5-10 2014

Traverse City Film Festival, Michigan, USA - July, August 2014

Animation Block Party, NYC, USA - July 2014

Kratkofil Plus, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 2014

Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - July 2014

SICAF Internation Cartoon & Animation Festival, Seoul, Korea - July 2014

PSAROKOKALO Athens International Short Film Festival, Athens, Greece - July 2014

NIFFF Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Neuchâtel, Switzerland 4 - 12 July 2014

Kaliber35, Munich, Germany - June 2014

Fest Anca, Zilina, Slovakia - June 2014

Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland - June 14th 2014

Maui Film Festival, Hawaii - June 6th 2014

Scratch International Animation Festival, Lecce, Italy - June 2014

River Film Festival, Padova, Italy - June 6th 2014

Rooftop Summer Series, New York City, USA - May 31st 2014

Film Leben Festival, Ilmenau, Germany - May 23rd 2014

Fastnet Short Film Festival, Schull, Ireland - May 22nd 2014

Sarasota Film Festival, Florida, USA - April 13th 2014

Flatpack Film Festival, Birmingham, UK - March 30th 2014

Dingle International Film Festival, Dingle, Ireland - March 2014

SXSW, Austin, USA - March 2014

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Cork Film Festival, Cork, Ireland - November 2013

Galway Film Fleadh, Galway, Ireland - July 2013






The FICC Don Quijote Award

and Special Mention for Best Short Irish Animation

The Galway Film Fleadh