How does an animator spend their day? The National Media Museum gave the renowned English film director and animator Joanna Quinn a Flip video camera and asked her to record her thoughts. This is her diary during summer 2009.
The history of empire. A British bulldog answers his mistress’s call. He tacks down the Union Jack to cover the British Isles, then begins playing with a small ball that’s the world. Nominated BAFTA Film Award Best Animated Film 1994.
Two of Toulouse Lautrecs models take a lively and boisterous lunch break from posing. It features some beatiful pencil animaton.
Body Beautiful is about a woman who keeps being harassed by her aerobics instructor and her attempts to get even with him on a Body Beautiful contest both are entering. It ends on a rap number she does that embarrasses him. Body Beautiful Part 2
Joanna Quinn, the renowned animator, gives a summary on the basics of how she animates her stories, taking in camera angles, storyboards, movements between drawings and more.
On acquiring a new Digi Videocam, Beryl becomes obsessed with the filmmaking process using it to articulate her desires and dreams as video diary. As cineaste par excellence she agrees to video the wedding of her friend Mandy, seizing the opportunity to imitate her filmmaking idols with disastrous and hilarious results.
It is Welsh housewife Beryl’s birthday and her workmates take her out for a drink at a pub which has a male stripper. Direction and animation by Joanna Quinn. This film was started whilst Joanna Quinn was a student at Middlesex Polytechnic. It won the Special Jury Prize at 1987 Annecy Animation festival, France.