2010 | 12 min | Short Narrative
Directed by: Victoria MatherU.K.
Cast & Credits
Writer : Orhan Boztas
Stanley never goes outside. He likes to play with his clockwork toys and every night his mother kisses him goodnight. Stanley is twenty. The trouble is that Stanley thinks this is all quite normal, until an encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down...
About the Director
Victoria Mather is an exciting talent playing in a world that combines stop-frame animation and live- action. Coming from a creative family, Vicky studied fine art, painting, photography and experimented with animation. Upon graduating from Kingston University she went on to work as an ambitious creative photographer and designer.
Feeling sidetracked from the film industry and with requests from bands to make music videos, her creative experiments led her to animation and directing which became her main focus.
In 2008, Vicky obtained a Leverhulme scholarship and CTBF Award to enable her to attend the prestigious National Film and Television School. Vicky graduated with an MA in Animation Directing and her graduation film Stanley Pickle has received a huge amount of praise. It premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2010 which won the McLaren Award for New British Animation and has gone on to win 19 other awards internationally.