Simon FA Russell. It imagines a time in the near future where everything is seemingly controlled by technology except, perhaps, the imagination. If this is all sounding a little Winston Smith to you then you will probably be right: what little plot there is certainly sounds like something from 1984.
What separates this, however, is the exquisite way in which it has been animated - solely in black and white. Together with a beautiful composition by Ben Ash of Candle Music for its soundtrack and sound effects and the music of Ólafur Arnalds, the whole piece comes together seamlessly. It is a thought provoking piece. The length of time it will stay in your head is belied by its brevity, but I am sure it will.
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