Magic from an Ilkley potting shed


An animated short film made in a potting shed in Ilkley (according to Screen Yorkshire) has been nominated for the 'Public Choice' in the  British Animation Awards

The film has been produced by Duchy Parade Films based in Harrogate.

The National Media Museum in Bradford will be showing the animation on Saturday 27th February. And there'll be sets and models from The Astronomer’s Sun in the museum’s Animation Gallery from 23rd February.

The Astronomer’s Sun tells the story of a young man, accompanied by a mysterious mechanical bear, who visits an abandoned observatory to confront memories of his past and follow his father on a journey into the unknown. A magical journey about relationships and what it is to be human.

Click here for the Astronomer's Sun blog