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CAF 2022: ANIMATED

FAMILY SHORTS

This child-friendly programme showcases heartwarming animated shorts from around the world for the whole family to enjoy. Bring the kiddos along to see films about musical farm animals, a pumpkin that comes to life, a young wolf on the search for friendship, and more! These films are a treat for your little ones and your inner child. 

 

This programme is aimed at ages 7+, but all ages are welcome.

Mae’r rhaglen hon sy’n addas i blant yn arddangos ffilmiau byr wedi’u hanimeiddio, twymgalon, o bob rhan o’r byd i’r teulu cyfan eu mwynhau. Dewch â'r plantos draw i weld ffilmiau am anifeiliaid fferm cerddorol, pwmpen sy'n dod yn fyw, blaidd ifanc yn chwilio am gyfeillgarwch, a mwy! Mae'r ffilmiau hyn yn wledd i'ch rhai bach a'ch plentyn mewnol.

 

Mae'r rhaglen hon wedi'i hanelu at blant  oedran 7+, ond mae croeso i bob oedran.

63mins

(Wales) - Welsh Premiere

(UK) - UK Premiere

(World) - World Premiere 

(S) - Student Film

Saturday 9 April 2022
1:15pm | Chapter Cinema 2
£6 / £4 concessions
or free with a Festival Pass
Sunday 10 April 2022
12:45pm | Chapter Cinema 2
£6 / £4 concessions
or free with a Festival Pass
7-24 April 2022
Watch Anytime | Eventive (Online)
Pay-what-you-can or free with an
Online Pass
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TACET

Dir. Zachary Simon | United States | 0:06:27 (Wales)

 

A farm of instrument animals welcomes a new member who finds a different way to fit in.

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THE BIG TOP

Dir. Cleo Parker | United Kingdom | 0:01:00 (Wales) (S) 

 

Pongolee ‘Pong’ the Pangolin and her assistant Shelley the snail are back on tour with their circus and will present their newest trick that will blow you away.

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TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS

Dir. Verena Fels | Germany | 0:07:30 (Wales)

You fly with no seat! That's the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard day job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.

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PAWESOME BUT WEIRD! 

Dir. Nayomi Hewa | United Kingdom | 0:01:35 (Wales) (S)

This non-story driven film focuses on 5 unique cats, who behave in their own little world. Each of the cats has a story to tell. For instance, one of them can be sweet and the other pretty odd-looking or can be completely chaotic!

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BAD BUGS

Dir. Bryn Wright | United States | 0:02:00 

10 year old Bryn made a claymation movie about the importance of using "natural solutions for your bug problems" - something she's passionate about.

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SHIFT 

Dir. Cam Swartz | United States | 0:06:42 

 

When a simple boulder’s peaceful existence is disturbed by the presence of a big rowdy bird, he finds himself forced to make a choice between his own stability and the lives of others.

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SPELLBOUND

Dir. Amelia Parker | United Kingdom | 0:03:27 (Wales) (S)

It’s Halloween night, 13-year-old Blair has just moved into a new neighbourhood. She carves a pumpkin who magically comes to life! They go out on a fun adventure filled with tricks and treats. However, her anxiety gets the best of her when it comes to making new friends.

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TWOOT NEWT

Dir. Jackie Snyder | United States | 0:04:03 (Wales)

 

In this sequel to Toot Newt, a musical amphibian struggles with the difficult feelings of making art.

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SNOWDROP

Dir. Sascha Aerts | Netherlands | 0:01:27 (World) (S) 

Nearing the end of winter, a hibernating hedgehog finds its sleep disturbed. Luckily, there is a friendly badger to help out.

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CAVE ABLAZE

Dir. Daniel Williams | United States | 0:05:29   

Cave Ablaze follows the story of a cowardly caveman who must learn to make fire with the help of his living cave paintings in order to survive.

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HEARTWOOD 

Dir. Clara Schildhauer, Reyes Fernández | United Kingdom | 0:03:47 (Wales) (S) 

Heartwood follows Midge, a bratty girl of about twelve years old. Bored and frustrated by her overbearing father, she decides to leave the monotony of the hiking trail to set off on her own adventure into the woods, in which she makes a magical discovery.

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HEDERA 

Dir. Fêt-Nat Bailly | United Kingdom | 0:03:47 (Wales) (S) 

Deep in the woods a small creature tries to plant his acorn but is interrupted by his nagging little sister. Out of frustration, he sends her to the top of an oak tree to find her own acorn and take accountability. What she’ll find and learn on her way there will change her forever.

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UP RIVER - A SHADVENTURE ON THE RIVER SEVERN

Dir. Tom Stubbs | United Kingdom | 0:07:46 (UK) 

Join Jill and Jack, two young shad as they journey up river for a shadventure on the River Severn!

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A CAT CALLED JAM

Dir. Lorraine Lordan | Ireland | 0:08:10 (Wales) 

A cat from out of town tries to befriend three dogs as they wait for the butcher to throw out scraps of meat. When they chase a cat, Jam meets Treacle who makes him question how he views himself.