A Family Portrait by Joseph Pierce - produced by 59 Productions

Cast and Crew

Director / Writer Joseph Pierce

Producers Mark Grimmer and Aneil Karia for Fifty Nine Productions

Cinematographer Liam Iandoli

Editor Robbie Morrison

Composer Dominic Fitzgerald

Sound Recordist Mike Palmer

Hair and Makeup Libby Lee

Foley Recordist Atanas Tcholakov

Foley Artist Nils Kirchhoff

Online Editor Andy Hague

ADR James Nightingale


Robert Bathurst

Jack Laskey

Sarah McVicar

Danica Moore

Mitch Turner


Grand Prix -Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film ‘10

Telerama Prix de la Presse - Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival ‘10

Prix Audi Labo - Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival ‘10

Finalist - Cartoon d'Or 2010.

Debut Prize - Hiroshima International Animation Festival '10

Best British Film - London Animation Festival

Best of British Animation - Encounters Short Film Festival '10


London Intl Film Festival ‘09

Encounters Film Festival ‘09

Clermont Ferrand Intl Short Film Festival ‘10

Angers Premier Plans Film festival ‘10

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film ‘10

Film Festival Breda ‘10

IndieLisboa Film Festival ‘10

Zagreb Festival of Animation '10

Rushes Soho '10

Edinburgh International Film Festival '10

Annecy '10

Melbourne International Film Festival '10

Seoul International Youth Film Festival '10

Sao Paolo '10

Curtocircuito International Short Film Festival '10

Warsaw Film Festival '10

Hiroshima International Animation Festival '10

Ottawa International Animation Festival '10

Cartoon d'Or '10

Sitges '10

Branchage Festival, Jersey UK '10

DOK Leipzig '10

Athens International Film Festival '10

Holland Animation Festival, Amsterdam '10

L'Etrange Festival, France '10

Silhouette Festival, Paris, France '10

Thai Short Film and Video Festival, Bangkok '10

Sapporo Short Film Festival, Japan '10

Klik! Animation Festival, Netherlands '10

Chicago International Film Festival '10

Expresion en Corto, Mexico '10

London Short Film Festival '10

London International Animation Festival '10

A Family Portrait

59 Productions / Film London / Channel 4 / UK Film Council

About this project

UK Film Council, Film London and Channel 4 present a Fifty Nine Productions film.

A Family Portrait written and directed by associate artist of Fifty Nine Productions, Joseph Pierce is now in competition in film festivals around the world. The film develops the live action rotoscope technique employed on last year's award winning Stand Up.

An interview with Joseph Pierce is now online here on the 4mations website. For information on forthcoming screenings in the UK and beyond, keep checking the news section on the Fifty Nine Productions homepage.


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