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    Affairs of the Art

    Directed by Joanna Quinn
    UK/Canada | 16 minutes | Amazing Animation

Beryl shares her own obsession with drawing while exposing the addictions of her eccentric family, which include pickling, screw threads and pet taxidermy.

In competition for Best Animated Short.


Amazing Animation

A unique collection of animated films that run the gamut – from moving, hilarious, and strange – and always visually evocative.

Thursday, June 24 9:45 AM PT

film details

Director: Joanna Quinn
Producers: Les Mills, Michael Fukushima
Screenwriter: Joanna Quinn, Les Mills
Editor: Mia Rose Goddard
Music: Benjamin Talbott
Country: UK/Canada
Language: in English/Dutch with English subtitles
Year: 2020
Running Time: 16 minutes
Awards: Best Animation, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival; Jury Award for Comedy, Aspen Shortsfest; Best Short, Kaboom Animation Festival
Primary Company: National Film Board of Canada
Contact Email: festivals@nfb.ca

2021 ShortFest Archive