Pond Life

Pond Life

Dolly Ann Pond is a self-centred, somewhat whiny 20 or 30-something woman (in the 1990s) who lives alone in the flat above the shop she works in. She has lived in the same cul-de-sac all her life, which is an almost perfect metaphor for the 'dead end' life she sees herself trapped in.

Target Breast Cancer

Target Breast Cancer

In 2009 I wrote, designed and directed an internet and digital screen campaign for Target Breast Cancer. The remit was to create 5 funny 7 second cartoon sketches which had to contain the Target image. Voices: Candy Guard, Sarah Ann Kennedy. Written and directed by Candy Guard. Animated by Robin Shaw.

Alternative Fringe

Alternative Fringe

HAIRDRESSERS! The heroine of this award winning film is anyone who's ever been to the hairdressers with unrealistic expectations and left with an unrealistic hairdo... Drawn on paper with felt pen and coloured pencil. Voices: Cheryl Campbell, Elizabeth Rider, Arthur Bostrom. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard. Awards: Best Script, Best Use of Humour: British Animation Awards.

Fatty Issues

Fatty Issues

DIETS! The cloak and dagger antics of a girl alone at home on a diet - weighing raisins, fiddling the scales, changing the definition of 'fruit' and blaming it all on her boyfriend... Drawn on paper with felt pen and coloured pencil. Voices: Sarah Ann Kennedy, Matthew Dennis. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard. Best Film for TV Award at the Ottawa Animation Festival.

The Wrong Type

The Wrong Type

TEMPING! A temp with a typing speed of no words a minute finds herself way out of her depth when sent to work at a large corporation, by a rather desperate Temping Agency, 'SuperTemps'... Drawn on paper with pencil and coloured pencil. Voices: Sarah Ann Kennedy, Elizabeth Rider, Arthur Bostrom. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard.

Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

PARTIES! Two friends have high hopes for a party, arrive much too early, meet no-one but an awful lech, witness a suicide attempt by the hostess and find themselves as usual, mostly interested in the buffet... Drawn on paper and cell with felt pen, coloured pencil & cell paint. Voices: Lesley Dunlop, Gabrielle Glaister, Arthur Bostrom. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard.

Moanalogue

Moanalogue

RELATIONSHIPS! A girl decides that the problem with her relationship with her boyfriend is him - listing all the things he doesn't do - buy gifts, look happy to see her, give her compliments etc etc - when he finally storms off she has a change of heart... Drawn with pencil on paper. Voices: Sarah Ann Kennedy, Matthew Dennis. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard.

What About Me?

What About Me?

'FRIENDS'! Two over-sensitive friends get together for a chat and a cup of tea to talk about their favourite subject - themselves... Drawn with pencil on paper. Voices: Sarah Ann Kennedy, Elizabeth Rider. Written, directed and animated by Candy Guard.

Getting To Know You

Getting To Know You

STRANGERS! Two strangers are left alone by a mutual friend and can't think of a thing to say to each other...

Ladies

Ladies

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