A distant father is forced to confront a heroic but troubled past life as an 80s TV show mascot called Pombo. 

11'50" // Stop-Motion Animation // UK // 2015 
Directed by Steve Warne


SXSW, Texas, USA

January 2016

Animated Shorts - Special Jury Recognition

Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, South Korea

July 2016

Jury’s Special Prize in Short Film Category

Sapporo Film Festival, Japan

October 2016

Best Animation (Short Film Competition)

Stop Motion Barcelona, Spain

June 2016

Jury Award

Past screenings:

Annecy International Animation Festival, France

Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK

Anima Mundi, Brazil

London International Animation Festival, UK

Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK

Bristol Festival of Puppetry, UK

Manchester Animation Festival, UK

Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada

Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland

Sundance Film Festival, USA

Cardiff Independent Film Festival, UK

Omaha Film Festival, USA

Monstra Lisbon, Portugal

Twister Alley Film Festival, USA

Flatpack Film Festival, UK

Nashville International Film Festival, USA

Sundance London, UK

Dallas Film Festival, USA

Palm Springs Shortsfest, USA

Chicago Critics Festival, USA

Hiroshima Animation Festival

Indie Street Film Festival, NY, USA

Rabbitfest, USA

Middle Coast Film Festival, USA

Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico

Turku Animation Festival, Finland

Milano Film Festival, Italy

Ars Independent Film Festival, Poland

Milwaukee Film Festival, USA

Calgary Film Festival, Canada

Two Short Nights Film Festival, UK

Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden

Lille International Short Film Festival, France

Film Fest Petaluma, USA


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