Animation Series: Tashi, Dirtgirlworld, Animalia All Ages

10.15AM Sat 19 Feb 2022 (54mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Three animated adaptations of much-loved Australian books, including two by ‘Animalia’ author Graeme Base, alongside an episode of popular animation hybrid Dirtgirlworld.

Tashi: The Golden Jawbone 2014 dir. Marc Wasik (12 mins)

“When Jack's parents bundle him off to stay with his distant cousin Tashi, the two boys become swept up in a series of wild adventures exploring a fantastical land far, far away.” Flying Bark Productions

Dirtgirlworld: Morning 2009 dir. Hana Kukal (11 mins)

“Dirtgirl wears gumboots, grows awesome tomatoes, knows the names of clouds and drives an orange tractor. She hangs out in her garden with her friends, scrapboy, hayman, grubby and many more!” The Australian Broadcasting Commission

The Gallant Captain 2013 dir. Katrina Mathers and Graeme Base (8.08 mins)

“A boy and his cat journey into unknown waters with a boat, a bottle and a vivid imagination.

When Will discovers a box of memories in his father's wardrobe, he embarks on a fantastic seafaring voyage. With his trusty first mate Cat in tow, Will's vivid imagination begins to unravel. Faced with certain peril, Will must learn to become The Gallant Captain.” Katrina Mathers

Animalia: Hello, We Must Be Going 2007 dir. David Scott (24 mins)

“Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library, they’re led to a parallel dimension, a sophisticated world called Animalia. It’s a magical place dominated by talking animals.” Australian Children’s Television Foundation

CREDITS

Tashi: The Golden Jawbone 2014

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 12 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: MARC WASIK / PRODUCER: BARBARA STEPHEN / SCRIPT: ZOE HARRINGTON / ANIMATION DIRECTORS: SERGIO DELFINO, ADAM MURPHY / MUSIC: GILES PACKHAM / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: FLYING BARK PRODUCTIONS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Dirtgirlworld: Morning 2009

DIGITAL, 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION AND LIVE ACTION, COLOUR, STEREO, 11 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / SERIES DIRECTOR: JEAN CAMDEN, HANA KUKAL / SERIES PRODUCER: JANICE WALKER / ANIMATION DIRECTOR: HANA KUKAL / MUSIC: HEWEY EUSTACE / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: MEMEME PRODUCTIONS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

The Gallant Captain 2013

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 08:08 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA / DIRECTORS: KATRINA MATHERS, GRAEME BASE / PRODUCERS: KATRINA MATHERS, MERRIN JENSEN, DARYL MUNTON, PATRICK SARELL / SCRIPT: GRAEME BASE / ANIMATORS: AIDAN MARTIN, MARK KENNEDY, OSCAR GÓMEZ, JASPER PARKER TRENFIELD / MUSIC: JESSE HARLIN / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTSKATRINA MATHERS / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP

Animalia: Hello, We Must be Going 2007

DIGITAL, 3D COMPUTER ANIMATION, COLOUR, STEREO, 24 MINUTES (EACH), AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: DAVID SCOTT / SCRIPT: TOM RUEGGER / LEAD ANIMATOR: THOMAS PRICE / MUSIC: YURI WORONTSCHAK, CHRISTOPHER ELVES / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN’S TELEVISION FOUNDATION / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP