Films : Mr Price : all

animate! synopsis

A reflection on life from mid-life. Memory, expectation, disappointment, education, hero worship, all human failings. Mr Price is about illusions and representation – how we understand the world and people around us.

key credits

director
Tim Webb
director of photography
Tony Hill
sound recording
Mark Hewis
sound post production
Jake Roberts
Barnaby Templer
production manager
Jayne Bevitt
producer
Jonathan Bairstow

Tim Webb

short biography

Tim’s first film after his 1986 BA in Animation at West Surrey College of Art & Design was the multi-awardwinning A is for Autism for Channel 4 in 1992. He has made one previous film for animate! – 15th February received the 1995 ICA Dick Award as “the most provocative, innovative and subversive short film of the year” and the first ZEBRA Poetry Film Award , Berlin 2002.

He lives in Broadstairs and is Senior Tutor in Animation at the Royal College of Art.

Mr Price is his first digitally-based film.

June 2003

animate! films by this artist

15th February

Mr Price

a film by Tim Webb

direction

director
Tim Webb

cast in picture

James
Tim Webb
James (younger)
Sam Webb
James' wife
Janice Biggs
Mr Price
Stephen Todd
boy in class
Charlie Bishop
Peter McNulty
Donovan
Steven Nolan

live-action personnel

director of photography
Tony Hill

image personnel

animator
Ronald MacRae
Jonathan Hodgson
Barry Murphy
colourist
Lisa Flaher
Andrea Friedrich
editing and compositing
Wes West
Shelley Revill
Adam Aiken

sound personnel

music
Dominic McNulty
Alex Franklinos
singer
Star
Ruth Lingford
Chris Bullock
Angela Prince
Emma Sue Prince
sound recording
Mark Hewis
sound post production
Jake Roberts
Barnaby Templer

incorporated music and sound material

Mellow Yellow instrumental courtesy of Donovan Leitch

production personnel

production manager
Jayne Bevitt
producer
Jonathan Bairstow
production company
Sherbet

support

thanks

Locations: Margate Winter Gardens, Ann and Phill McNaulty, Dover Athletic Football Ground, Upton Junior School.
Lighting provider: George Duck

primary funding

an animate! commission funded through Finetake by Arts Council England and Channel 4

© Tim Webb 2004

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technical

process summary

Drawn 2D animation combined with live performance.

master copy format

format
DigiBeta
colour or black & white
colour

video distribution format

video format
DigiBeta
screen aspect ratio
16:9
video standard
PAL
sound type
stereo

distributor

LUX
info@lux.org.uk
+44 (0)20 7503 3980
www.lux.org.uk