Director/writer: Lizzie Oxby. Production Company: Finetake. Commissioned by: Channel 4 Television.
‘a fresh, smart short film of the highest calibre’ Indiewire – ‘a masterpiece of design and execution’ Short of the Week
Extn.21 is a short film about one man’s desire to be heard. The film uses an innovative blend of atmospheric stop-frame animation, live action performance and digital effects to create a dark world of uncertain reality. The film’s played at over 200 film festivals and won numerous awards, including a British Animation Award and a nomination for a British Independent Film Award. Broadcasts include: C4 Television, Arte France/Germany, CBC Canada, Canal+ Poland and Universal Italy. And featured on Cartoon Brew, Televisual, IndieWire, Reperages, Creative Review and a Vimeo Staff Pick where it’s had over 130k views.
Making of Extn.21:
An animated deconstruction of the compositing and effects in my Channel 4 film Extn.21 by John Taylor.