The Pub

an animated short

59 Productions

January 2012

Joseph Pierce and the team behind 2010’s multi award winning A Family Portrait present The Pub, a new animated short.

The film is now in competition in festivals world wide. Keep checking back for information on forthcoming screenings and broadcasts.

Made in assosciation with Japic

Shot entirely on location at The Camden Eye, London. With thanks to Mahdis Neghabian.

Uniquely blending animation and live-action


May 2012
Curtocircuito, Santiago de Compostela
Winner Best International Animation

July 2012
Los Angeles Film Festival
Winner, Best Experimental Short

August 2012
Melbourne International Film Festival
Winner, Best Animation Short

Sept 2012
Budapest Short Film Festival
Winner, Best Animation

October 2012
Alphaville Film Festival
Winner, Alpha-ville Future of Moving Image Award

October 2012
Raindance Film Festival
Winner, Best UK Short

November 2012
Leeds International Film Festival
Winner, World Animation Award

November 2012
Interfilm Festival, Berlin, Germany
Winner, Best Animation

November 2012
Couch Fest 2012
Winner, Gold Couch Award

June 2013
Vienna Independent Shorts Festival 
Winner, Audience Award


Director / Writer

Joseph Pierce


Mark Grimmer

Associate Producer

Sophie Vickers

Live Shoot Producer

Aneil Karia


Vanessa Whyte
Sound Recordist
Helen McGovern

First AD

Lily Smith


Will Finch

Make Up

Lotte Butcher
Cat Silliman


Tom Silkstone
Joe Sage


Aneta Piotrowska
Aneil Karia
Jonathan Jaynes
Nick Haverson
Danny Kirrane

Laura Williamson
Richard Popple
Donna Preston
Laura Prior
Karla Crome

David Benyon
Alex Beckett
Libby Lee
Rosa Lee