The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture, is a multi-awarded hybrid of life-size stop-motion and painted animation directed by Daisy Jacobs. It is written by Daisy Jacobs and co-written by Jennifer Majka. The animation is by Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Wilder, the direction of photography is by Max Williams, the editing is by Vera Simmonds and the music is by Huw Bunford. For the full credits click here.

This is the story of two brothers struggling with the care of their elderly mother.

Daisy Jacobs is a London-based, award-winning British animator, writer and director. Educated in the UK and Germany,  she studied at the Central St Martin’s School of Art in London and obtained her MA in Directing Animation at the National Film and Television School. During the course of the past couple of years her MA short film, The Bigger Picture was awarded with a number of prestigious awards on the international festival circuit including the Grand Prix at the 2014 Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Creative Innovation in a Short Film at the 2014 Edinburgh International Film Festival, the 3rd prize Cinefondation Award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the Crystal for Best Graduation Film at the 2014 Annecy International Animation Festival, the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Angers European First Film Festival, a BAFTA for Best British Short Animation at the 68th British Academy Film Awards and a 2015 Academy Award nomination.

Daisy is currently working on her new film, Full Story, the trailer of which you can watch here. To see how The Bigger Picture was made, click here.

All images © Daisy Jacobs / The Bigger Picture

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