After much hard work by a dedicated and talented crew, director Mikey Hill and I are so proud to announce that our animated film is ready to be introduced to the world!
Well it’s been a busy few months for Polo’s Robot and director/animator Peter Lowey. In May 2011 Polo’s Robot screened in NSW at the Dungog Film Festival and the Australian International Animation Festival, before going to Scotland in June to screen at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. In June Peter Lowey was in France at the Annecy Animation Festival where his entry Sidewalk Scribble won theAnnecy YouTube Competition. Then it was back to Melbourne to take part in the Melbourne International Animation Festival, where Polo’s Robot won Best Australian Film. In July 2011 Polo’s Robot had it’s WA premiere at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival and it also screened again in Melbourne at Red Hot Shorts.
The Screen Australia funded short animation Polo’s Robot has two screenings coming up in May – at the Atlanta Film Festival, in the US on Sunday 1st May and Monday 2nd May and at the Dungog Film Festival in NSW, Australia at the end of the month. For details on the Atlanta screening click here or for details on the Dungog screening click here.
Also screening at the Dungog Film Festival is the short film Fatso. Be sure to check out the facebook page for Polo’s Robot and Fatso and also Feather Film’s Vimeo page for the latest updates, clips and trailers from the animation. Polo’s Robot is written, directed and animated by Peter Lowey and produced by Melanie Brunt. Fatso is written and directed by Irina Goundortseva and produced by Melanie Brunt.
Feather Films is very excited to announce that Polo’s Robot has been invited to screen at the Bigpond Adelaide Film Festival. The short animation, directed and animated by Peter Lowey and produced by Melanie Brunt, will screen on Friday 25th February and Friday 4th March. This is the second festival screening for the Screen Australia financed animation, as it premiered in January at Flickerfest in Sydney, Australia. For the latest screening information check out the Polo’s Robot facebook page by clicking here.