Official Selection 2015 / Winner: Audience Choice Award 2015
10 mins, UK
Official website: http://www.mrplastimime.com/
Writer: Daniel Greaves
Director: Daniel Greaves
Producer: Debra Wooton, Enfys Dickinson, Mike Bell, Nigel Pay, Philip Bergkvist, Sibylle Preuss, Steve Owen, Sultan Saeed Al Damarki, Susie Owen
Cast: Lesley Evans
Synopsis: An under appreciated mime artist’s routine blurs in to reality with a series of near misses that result in a fateful encounter for Mr. Plastimime.
About the director: From 1977 until 1980 Daniel Greaves studied animation at West Surrey College of Art (Now UCA).
After graduating Daniel worked as a freelance animator at many London studios before founding Tandem Films with his business partner Nigel Pay in 1986. He has directed well over 100 commercials for companies such as Marmite, Ribena, Tesco, Scweppes, British Airways, and Expedia.
Daniel is the creative director at TANDEM. His short films include Manipulation (Winner of more than 20 International awards including the OSCAR and CARTOON D’OR), Flatworld (Winner of over 35 international awards including Mclaren Award for Best Animation and a BAFTA Nomination), Rabbit, Rabbit, Little Things (Winner of 15 International awards including a BAA as well as a BAFTA nomination), Rockin’ & Rollin’ as co Director with Richard Jack,(winner of 10 international awards), Speechless and Beginning, Middle and End.