Quarantine

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    Quarantine

    Directed by

    United Kingdom

    2018

    12 min

    • No dialogue

    Animation

    A post-Brexit fantasy about a group of badgers living obliviously to the animal quarantine that has been declared above their burrow. While maintaining their old traditions and pagan dances, they ignore the dilemma of the animals living on the outside.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Astrid Goldsmith
    Editing
    Anna Dick
    Music
    Craig Gell
    Production
    MOCK DUCK STUDIOS
    Astrid Goldsmith

    Astrid Goldsmith

    United Kingdom

    Astrid Goldsmith, a stop-motion director based in Folkestone, was selected for the prestigious BFI / BBC Animation 2018 talent scheme last year, designed to find and support Britain’s most exciting emerging animators. Commissioned to make a film in just 20 weeks, Astrid made QUARANTINE (2018), a post-Brexit pagan dance fantasy, about a troupe of Morris-dancing badgers who are forced to confront the animal quarantine compound which has been built above their burrow, which was Produced by Screen South.
    QUARANTINE had its UK premiere at BFI Southbank in November 2018; was broadcast on BBC4 in December; and enjoyed a popular run on the BBC iPlayer. It was subsequently long listed for the Short Animation BAFTA and Astrid was nominated for the Debut Director Award at the Edinburgh TV Festival’s New Voice Awards