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Join Oscar-winner Adam Elliot on a journey through his five short films, learning his technique, philosophy, the primacy of story and how to create an emotional arc – for fans, students and pros.

From the down-on-his luck Harvie Krumpet, to Mary and Max – an unlikely pair of pen pals bound by their love of chocolate – Adam Elliot’s ‘claymation’ characters have wowed critics and audiences alike.rnrnJoin Adam for an insightful, informative and humorous insight into his magical worlds – and learn the secrets behind his unique take on stop motion animation.

Adam Elliott

Filmmaker

Writer, director and animator Adam Elliot was raised on a prawn farm in outback South Australia. After moving to Melbour

Sandy George

Moderator

Sandy George has tracked the Australian and international film industries for aeons as a journalist: for the magazine Sc

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Making the world’s best short films

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Create stories for screen with Oscar-winning short filmmaker Adam Elliot.

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Harvie Krumpet

22 minutes

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Despite a life filled with bad luck, the ever-optimistic Harvie lives his own way and enjoys the small things life has to offer.

Ernie Biscuit

22 minutes

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A taxidermist from Paris experiences an unexpected adventure, as a strange discovery inspires him to seek out a fond memory from his past.

Uncle

7 minutes

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A nephew recalls the sometimes-lonely and often-eccentric life of his beloved uncle.

Cousin

5 minutes

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Adam tells us the story of an older cousin, who had cerebral palsy.

Brother

8 minutes

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After a short introduction of the whole family, the story of the elder brother is told.