Lost & Found is a stop motion short film that tugs at the heartstrings. 

A clumsy crochet dinosaur must unravel itself to save the love of its life.


7mins / Australia / 2018

 


BEHIND THE SCENES

 


FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

 

FESTIVALS

Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale 68)
15 - 25 Feb, 2018 - Berlin, Germany
•••••••••••••••••• WORLD PREMIERE ••••••••••••••••••

Sydney Film Festival
6 - 17 Jun, 2018 - Sydney, Australia
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Yoram Gross Animation Award ••••••••••••••••••

Melbourne International Film Festival 
2 - 19 Aug, 2018 - Melbourne, Australia

Sarajevo Film Festival
10 - 17 Aug, 2018 - Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

CinéfestOZ Western Australia Film Festival
22 - 26 Aug, 2018 - Western Australia

AACTA Shorts Fest
23 Aug, 2018 - Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Perth, Australia
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Best Animated Short ••••••••••••••••••

Encounters Film Festival 
25 - 30 Sept, 2018 - Bristol, UK

Brisbane International Film Festival
3 Oct - 13 Oct, 2018 - Brisbane, Australia

Adelaide Film Festival
10 Oct - 21 Oct, 2018 - Adelaide, Australia

Cinekid Film Festival
20 Oct - 26 Oct, 2018 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Austin Film Festival
25 Oct - 1 Nov, 2018 - Austin TX, USA
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Audience Award for Best Animated Short ••••••••••••••••••

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
1 Nov - 9 Nov, 2018 - Chicago IL, USA

Mar del Plata International Film Festival
8 Nov - 18 Nov, 2018 - Mar del Plata, Argentina

Short Of The Week
9 Dec, 2018 - Worldwide / Online

Vimeo Staff Pick
17 Dec, 2018 - Worldwide / Online

Tearful Cinema Festival
22 Dec, 2018 - Ashiya, Japan

Flickerfest
12 Jan - 21 Jan, 2019 - Sydney, Australia

Black Movie International Film Festival
18 Jan - 27 Jan, 2019 - Geneva, Switzerland

Play: Festival Internacional de Cinema Infantil & Juvenil de Lisboa
16 Feb - 24 Feb, 2019 - Lisbon, Portugal

New York Children's Film Festival
22 Feb - 17 Mar, 2019 - New York City NY, USA

Tumble Weeds Film Festival
1 Mar - 3 Mar, 2019 - Salt Lake City UT, USA

Film Fest Sundsvall
13 Mar - 17 Mar, 2019 - Sundsvall, Sweden

Roanne International Animated Short Film Festival
18 Mar - 24 Mar, 2019 - Roanne, France

GLAS Animation Festival
21 Mar - 24 Mar, 2019 - Berkeley CA, USA

Sonoma International Film Festival
27 Mar - 31 Mar, 2019 - Sonoma, CA, USA

Cleveland International Film Festival
27 Mar - 7 Apr, 2019 - Cleveland OH, USA
•••••••••••••••••• HONOURABLE MENTION: Best Animated Short Film Award ••••••••••••••••••

Matsumoto Children's Film Festival
30 Mar, 2019 - Matsumoto, Japan

Festival Cortex
3 Apr - 10 Apr, 2019 - Sintra, Portugal

Cinéfilou Festival
12 Apr - 13 Apr, 2019 - Saint-Martin-en-Haut, France

Brookfield Film Festival
5 Apr - 7 Apr, 2019 - Brookfield, CT, USA

San Francisco International Film Festival
10 Apr - 23 Apr, 2019 - San Francisco, CA, USA

Kiev International Short Film Festival
17 Apr - 21 Apr, 2019 - Kyiv, Ukraine

Busan International Short Film Festival
24 Apr - 29 Apr, 2019 - Busan, South Korea

Tonko House Film Festival
26 Apr - 26 May, 2019 - Tokyo, Japan

Vaughan International Film Festival
13 May - 17 May, 2019 - Ontario, Canada

Short + Sweet Film Festival
16 May - 19 May, 2019 - Moscow, Russia

Childrens International Film Festival
24 May - 10 Jun, 2019 - Melbourne & Sydney, Australia

Fear No Film Festival
20 Jun - 23 Jun, 2019 - Salt Lake City, UT, USA

St Kilda Film Festival
21 Jun - 30 Jun, 2019 - St Kilda, Australia
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Craft Award ••••••••••••••••••
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Best Score ••••••••••••••••••


Melbourne International Animation Festival
13 Jul - 21 Jul, 2019 - Melbourne, Australia

Pulski Filmski Festival
13 Jul - 21 Jul, 2019 - Pula, Croatia

Anima Mundi
17 Jul - 21 Jul, 2019 - Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo, Brazil

New Zealand International Film Festival
18 Jul - 11 Aug, 2019 - Auckland, New Zealand

HsinChu Children’s Festival
20 Jul - 18 Aug, 2019 - HsinChu, Taiwan

Rooftop Films NYC (Love is Short)
23 Jul, 2019 - Brooklyn, NY, USA

Supertoon International Animation Festival
22 Jul - 26 Jul, 2019 - Šibenik, Croatia

Israel International Animation, Comics & Caricature Festival
30 Jul - 3 Aug, 2019 - Tel Aviv, Israel

Provo Corto Gargano Film Fest
1 Aug - 3 Aug, 2019 - San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

Salute Your Shorts
16 Aug - 18 Aug, 2019 - Los Angeles, CA, USA

Gozo Film Festival
23 Aug - 25 Aug, 2019 - Victoria, Gozo, Malta

No Coast Film Fest
31 Aug, 2019 - Emporia, KS, USA

Heathcote Film Festival
31 Aug, 2019 - Heathcote, Australia

Festival Un Mes Corto
6 Sep - 28 Sep, 2019 - Rocha, Uruguay

Flatpack Film Festival
6 Sep - 20 Oct, 2019 - Birmingham, UK

Salaam Film Festival
15 Sep - 18 Sep, 2019 - Copenhagen, Denmark

International Thai Film Festival
14 Sep - 15 Sep, 2019 - Bangkok, Thailand

Festival Stop Motion Montreal
16 Sep - 22 Sep, 2019 - Montreal, Canada

DC Shorts Film Festival
19 Sep - 28 Sep, 2019 - Washington, DC, USA

Pentedattilo Film Festival
19 Sep - 22 Sep, 2019 - Pentedattilo, Italy

Adriatic Film Festival
19 Sep - 22 Sep, 2019 - Francavilla al Mare, Italy
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Best Animated Short Film ••••••••••••••••••

Roma Creative Contest
2- Sep - 22 Sep, 2019 - Rome, Italy
•••••••••••••••••• WINNER: Best Animated Film ••••••••••••••••••

Crested Butte Film Festival
26 Sep - 29 Sep, 2019 - Crested Butte, CO, USA

Zero Plus Festival
30 Sep - 6 Oct, 2019 - Tyumen City, Russia

3D Wire Fest
30 Sep - 6 Oct, 2019 - Segovia, Spain

Orvieto Cinema Fest
2 Oct - 5 Oct, 2019 - Orvieto, Italy

Milano Film Festival
4 Oct - 10 Oct, 2019 - Milan, Italy

Short Cuts Film Festival
5 Oct, 2019 - Dandenong, Australia

Taichung International Animation Festival
11 Oct - 20 Oct, 2019 - Taichung, Taiwan

Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival
14 Oct - 19 Oct, 2019 - Sharjah, UAE

Cambridge Film Festival
17 Oct - 24 Oct, 2019 - Cambridge, UK

Sapporo International Short Film Festival
17 Oct - 4 Nov, 2019 - Sapporo, Japan


TRAILER

 


CREDITS

 

DIRECTED BY
Andrew Goldsmith
& Bradley Slabe

PRODUCED BY
Lucy J. Hayes

WRITTEN BY
Bradley Slabe

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
& MOTION CONTROL

Gerald Thompson

ANIMATION
Samuel Lewis

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Rennie Watson

FILM EDITORS
Andrew Goldsmith
John Gavin

VFX CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Andrew Goldsmith

SUPERVISING SOUND DESIGNER
Ryan Granger

MUSIC BY
Adrian Sergovich
with Jonathan Dreyfus



SET DRESSERS
Sophie Hayward, Laura Curtis

PROPS MAKERS
Samuel Lewis, Laura Curtis, Donna Yeatman

SET BUILDER
Sophie Hayward

SCENIC ARTISTS
Aimee Francis, Xin li

ART ASSISTANTS
Raphael Fantl, Nicholas Issel, Nathan Reardon,
Michael Greaney, Eve Gilbert

CULTURAL ADVISOR
Kei Shiokawa

CHARACTER DESIGNER & SCULPTOR
Samuel Lewis

CHARACTER ARMATURIST
Scott Ebdon

CHARACTER CROCHET ARTIST
Julie Ramsden



VFX ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Haley Polacik

VFX SUPERVISOR & PIPELINE DIRECTOR
Dave Abbott

COMPOSITORS
Andrew Goldsmith, Dave Abbott, Brent Cataldo,
John Gavin, Andrew Montague, Toby Angwin,
Damien Dunne, Scarlette Baccini, Trace VFX

ROTOSCOPE ARTIST
Douglas E Pope

COLOURIST
Edel Rafferty

POSTER PHOTOGRAPHY
Patrick Moran

END TITLES DESIGNER
Rebecca Moore



SOUND MIX
Dead On Sound

SOUND DESIGNERS
Ryan Granger, Adam Hunt

ASSISTANT SOUND DESIGNERS
Shane Jarvie-Kohn, Talia Raso

VOICE OF THE FOX
Maria Angelico

VOICE OF THE DINOSAUR
Marc Gallagher

SOUND HELP FROM
Joel Taylor and The Black Lodge



WOODWINDS
Stuart Byrne

BRASS
City of Prague Philharmonic

STRINGS
Jonathan Dreyfus

HARP
Genevieve Lang

PIANO
Adrian Sergovitch

SCORE ENGINEERS
Jezz Giddings, Damian Enemark, Jan Holzne

SCORE MIXED BY
Jonathan Dreyfus

SCORE RECORDING HELP FROM
Craig Harnath for Hothouse Audio
James Fitzpatrick for Tadlow Music
Laura Bishop for Jigsaw Music
Song Zu


LEGAL
Shaun Miller


SPECIAL THANKS
Raphael Fantl, Tom Fantl, Dave Abbott,
Haley Polacik, John Gavin, Patrick Moran,
Samuel Lewis, Gerald Thompson, Justin Donoghue,
Nerida Moore, Louise Gough, Nell Greenwood,
John Tummino, Darryl Slabe, Matisse Fantl,
Sophie McPike



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