Macropolis

An animated short film about a group of soft toys who escape from a factory to find a new life among humans in the great outdoors.

Joel Simon’s Macropolis is a short animated film in whicha group of soft toys rebel and escape from a factory to seek a new life among humans in the great outdoors. A mixture of street performance and stop-motion animation, the film uses real world locations as backdrops for the toys’ adventures. The toys’ experiences passby very quickly, causing them to behave like humans, expressing fear, anger and bemusement at their newly found world. A selection of models are also on display to accompany the film.

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Event Images

On the outside ledge of a building two animated figures are standing as if escaping.

On the outside ledge of a building two animated figures are standing as if escaping.

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