This won a British Film Academy Award. It was made in the London studios of TVC. Directed George Dunning from a story by Stan Hayward. The design and Storyboard was by Richard Williams. Read about TVC studios in Animator issue 9.
The Flying Man is an experimental animation that one is told everyone should see. It won the Grand Prize award at Annecy in 1962. Painted with the palest of pastel a man arrives on screen, divests himself of his clothing and flies.
This clip examines the irreverent side of animation via counter-culture classics like Monty Python’s Flying Circus, with contributions from Bob Godfrey and Terry Gilliam. Something to Say is the second part of a three-part history of animation in Britain made by BBC TV.