BAFTA Short Film Awards 2015

BAFTA has announced the winners of the Short Film categories for 2015: The Bigger Picture (animated) and Bugaloo and Graham (live action). We include here the trailers of all the films nominated in the BAFTA Short Film Awards 2015. BAFTA’s British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards celebrate and reward innovative and experimental short fiction and non-fiction films and animation.

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Winner of Short Film category The Bigger Picture
BAFTA Winner of Short Film category Bugaloo and Graham

Film | British Short Animation in 2015


The Bigger Picture, by director/writer Daisy Jacobs, co-writer Jennifer Majka and producer Chris Hees, uses two-metre-high painted characters in full-size sets to tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly relative.

Also nominated

Monkey Love Experiments, by directors Ainslie Henderson and Will Anderson, producer Cam Fraser, features a misguided monkey who believes he is destined for the moon.

My Dad, by director Marcus Armitage, depicts a dad’s influence on a young boy’s life.

Film | British Short Film in 2015


Boogaloo And Graham, by director Michael Lennox, writer Ronan Blaney, cinematographer Mark Garrett and producer Brian J. Falconer, features two boys who rebel against their parents’ plans to dispose of their pet chickens.

Also nominated

Emotional Fusebox, by director Rachel Tunnard, cinematographer Bet Rourich and producer Michael Berliner, features Anna who lives in her Mums garden shed making videos with her thumbs. Her Mum wants her to come out but Anna doesnt want to.

The Kármán Line, by director Oscar Sharp, cinematographer Robbie Ryan, producers Campbell Beaton, Dawn King and Tiernan Hanby, features a woman whose rare condition sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate. Her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her.

Slap, by director Nick Rowland, co-writer Islay Bell-Webb, cinematographer Sverre Sørdal and producer Michelangelo Fano, features a teenage boxer searching for self-definition gives in to his true colours at the risk of losing everything.

Three Brothers, by director Aleem Khan, cinematographer Craig Dean Devine, producers Matthieu de Braconier and Stephanie Paeplow, features Hamid who struggles to care for his younger brothers when their father abandons them for Pakistan.