Encounters Audience Awards 2015

Film Festival

Loop Ring Chop Drink (2014), short film from Encounters Festival


The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac and an anxious loner living in the same apartment building. Upcoming Screenings — 28/09/2015 — China International Animation and Digital Arts Festival, Beijing, China 07/10/2015 — This Is England Festival, Rouen, France Awards — 09/2015 — Walt Disney Prize for Best Graduate Animation, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada 09/2015 — Craft Award for Design, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada 09/2015 — Animated Grand Prix, Encounters Film Festival, UK 02/2015 — Best Student Film, Festival Anima, Belgium 11/2014 — Best Student Film, Sommets du Cinéma d'Animation, Canada 11/2014 — Audience Award, Bradford Animation Festival, UK Past Screenings — 09/2015 — The Vermont Animated Film Festival, Vermont, USA 07/2015 — Lago Film Fest, Revine Lago, Italy 07/2015 — Anima Mundi, São Paulo, Brazil 07/2015 — Guanajuato International Film Festival, Guanajuato, Mexico 07/2015 — Vienna Short Film Project, Vienna, Austria 06/2015 — Fest Anca, Zilina, Slovakia 06/2015 — Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK 05/2015 — Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art, Lviv, Ukraine 05/2015 — SICAF, Seoul, South Korea 05/2015 — Kloosterkino, The Netherlands 04/2015 — KISFF, Kyiv, Ukraine 04/2015 — IndieLisboa, Lisbon, Portugal 04/2015 — Pictoplasma, Berlin, Germany 03/2015 — Fête de l'anim, Lille, France 02/2015 — Vortex Cinema Club @ Doopo Doopo in Forest Hill, London, UK 01/2015 — Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont Ferrand, Lab Competition, France 01/2015 — Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers, France 12/2014 — Animateka, European Student Competition, Slovenia 11/2014 — Anilogue International Animation Festival, Official Competition, Hungary 11/2014 — L'Aternativa 21è Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Spain 10/2014 — Canterbury Anifest, UK 10/2014 — LIAF, British Showcase, UK Credits — Directed, designed and animated by Nicolas Ménard With Sound & Music by Rich Vreeland Additional animation by Iris Abols, Anne-Louise Erambert, Nicole Kozak & Robert Loebel Featuring a selection of abstract paintings by Samuel Jacques Colouring by Mélanie Daigle, Oliver Hamilton, Sam Jones, Jeanette Lee, Nicolas Ménard, Jonathan Reyes & Khylin Woodrow Sound mix by Dayo James With the voices of Clément Baptiste, Wallace McDougall & Alice Dunseath Special thanks to Blinkink, Jean-Philippe Fauteux & Philip Hunt © Royal College of Art, 2014 nicolasmenard.tumblr.com nicolasmenard.com

About the film




United Kingdom

Selected by


Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival