National Film & Television School 2018 Animation

8’ 40”


Director: Ed Smith

Cinematographer: Matt Gillan

Producer: Ed Fairweather

Production Designer: David Tinto


'Police' tells the story PC Connolly, an ageing policeman, suffering from post traumatic stress as his life is plagued with flashbacks to his life in the force. The film is based on the life of the director’s father and aims to give a portrait of internal suffering.

The film combines a number of animation techniques; with foreground miniature elements, full scale live action backgrounds and 2D hand drawn animation characters.