Film, Animation

15 events

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Animation Drop In and Weekly Studio

Drop-in animation workshop for ages 12–18.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

…and 25 more dates until 5 Jun

Lady and the Tramp

Disney's first animated feature in cinemascope has mongrel Tramp helping pedigree pooch Lady out of a sticky situation and falling in lurve along the way. Richly drawn with hummable tunes and endearing characterisations, this is the classic Disney mix as before. Lovely spaghetti-eating sequence.

Rutherglen Town Hall

Sat 14 Mar

0141 613 5700

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

The magical world of Princess Holly and Elf Ben now on the big screen.

Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

0845 166 6028

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Ten events over two weekends, showcasing a selection of the best shorts by filmmakers from across the globe.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 13 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 14 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 15 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 22 Nov

Ani Jam

A chance for animators to flex their creative muscles in just 48 hours. Teams of two–ten have two days to create a 30-90 second video. Efforts will then be judged by a panel of professionals as well as a public vote.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Premiere screening

citizenM, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

Times vary / £75 for a team of up to ten

Sat 14 Mar

Times vary / £75 for a team of up to ten

Sun 15 Mar

Times vary / £75 for a team of up to ten

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Behind the Scenes: Stop Motion Animation

Make your very own short film using stop motion animation techniques. Ages 8–13.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Thu 9 Apr

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8543 4888

The Colour of Pomegranates

1968 film from Armenian director Sergei Parajanov about the life of an 18th-century poet, Aruthin Sayadin.

The Electric Cinema, Birmingham

Sun 29 Mar

0121 643 7879

In Motion Animation Festival

This second edition of In Motion Animation Festival focuses on the work of Dutch artist Hisko Hulsing, creator of the multi-award winning Junkyard, with an exhibition of his development sketches, storyboards, paintings, musical scores, sculptures and films. Also featuring an international season of short and…

Various venues: Aberdeen

Fri 27 Feb

Times & prices vary

Sat 28 Feb

Times & prices vary

Sun 1 Mar

Times & prices vary

…and 20 more dates until 21 Mar

PAF Animated Short Films: Family Treats

A programme of short animated films for children and families.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£7 (£6) / 0131 665 2240

Le Petit Monde De Leo

Cartoon adapted from the stories of Leo Lionni.

Ciné lumière, London SW7

Sun 1 Mar

020 7871 3515

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This 1940 Disney classic follows inventor Gepetto as he creates a wooden puppet called Pinocchio.

Paisley Arts Centre

Sat 7 Mar

£4 (£2) / 0300 300 1210

The Secret of Kells

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Museum of the University of St Andrews

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 01334 461660

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Paisley Arts Centre

Sat 18 Apr

£4 (£2; Children £2) / 0300 300 1210

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Tue 18 Aug

£4 (£2) / 0300 300 1210

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

£5 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

South African Film Festival

A programme of films, documentaries and animation, all made by South African filmmakers. There are 11 films, five UK premieres, six award winners, covering genres such as politics, history, society and dance.

Various venues: Around the UK

Sun 8 Mar

Times & prices vary

Mon 9 Mar

Times & prices vary

Tue 10 Mar

Times & prices vary

…and 21 more dates until 31 Mar


Visual theatre show about one woman's experience of love.

Cumbernauld Theatre

Fri 29 May

£10 (Students £5) / 01236 732887

Dundee Rep

Wed 24 Jun

£11–£14 / 01382 223530

The Wanted 18

Through stop-motion animation, drawings and interviews, this film recreates the story of how, in response to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, a group of people from the town of Beit decided to buy 18 cows and produce their own milk as a co-operative.

Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton

Thu 26 Mar

0871 902 5739

Q&A Part of Human Rights Watch Film Festival.