The British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards celebrate innovative and experimental short fiction and non-fiction films and animation.
You can watch most of our nominated short film on our BAFTA YouTube Playlist or click on the images below to watch the films.
Find out more about the winners and nominees:
BRITISH SHORT FILM
Falling in love is hard in this adaptation of spoken word poet Neil Hilborn’s beloved poem ‘OCD’.
Jesse Lewis Reece - Writer/Director/Producer
Ike Newman - Producer
An 8-year-old girl with an ability to sense danger gets ejected from Sunday school service. She unwittingly witnesses the underbelly in and around a Mega Church in Lagos.
Akinola Davies - Writer/Director
Rachel Dargavel - producer
Wale Davies - Co-writer
Uloaku works the graveyard shift at a dead end service station and is bored out of her mind, but a chance encounter with a suspicious stranger will soon fix that.
John Addis - Writer/Director
Rami Sarras Pantoja - Producer
A documentary about a Ugandan mother trying to navigate her past traumas through participating in the country's first-ever beauty pageant for plus-size women.
Ghada Eldemellawy - Director
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?
Farah Nabulsi - Writer/Director
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION
THE FIRE NEXT TIME
Rioting spreads as social inequality causes tempers in a struggling community to flare, but the oppressive environment takes on a life of its own as the shadows of the housing estate close in.
Renaldho Pelle - Director
Kerry Jade Kolbe - Screenwriter
Yanling Wang - Producer
THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT
A waximated Illustration of Edward Lear’s 1871 poem
Mole Hill - Director
Laura Duncalf - Producer
THE SONG OF A LOST BOY
Ben, a young choir boy - who after his voice breaks mid solo, has a crisis of faith - decides to run away from his community. He happens upon a group of nomads who take him in, though Ben hides a secret about who he really is, and must decide what to do with it.
Daniel Quirke - Director
Jamie MacDonald - Producer
Brid Arnstein - Writer