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Little Elephant

Project information

Talent Kate Jessop
Role of participant Animation Director
Director Kate Jessop
Producer Bobby Tiwana
Screenwriter Carl Miller
Status finished

Production details

Running time 5 min
Genre Queer
Year of production 2015
Country of Production United Kingdom
Production Company
Independent
Website https://yoursafar.wordpress.com/love-works/


still / picture for Little Elephant
still / picture for Little Elephant


Synopsis

The estranged relationship between a father and his gay daughter, now a young mother. What can tomorrow bring…
The first of two films based on the theme of Love Works: exploring South Asian LGBT relationships in contemporary Britain commissioned by Bobby Tiwana.


Participation in international festivals / awards

2015
Fringe Queer Film & Arts Festival, London
4th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival, India
Homotopia, Liverpool
Shout, Birmingham
Speak Up! Speak Out! London Metropolitan Archives

2016
Best Animation Award (Young Jury’s Choice), A Corto Di Donne, Italy
TAKT Artist Residency with group show and Artist Talk, Berlin
London International Animation Festival (Little Elephant, Best Documentary nominee and Animated Women UK panel)
Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, Germany (Best Short Nominee)
Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow (Best Feminist Film nominee)
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UK (Little Elephant, Best Animation Award nominee)
London Short Film Festival, UK (Best Animation Award nominee)
Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival, Brazil (Best Animation Award nominee)
Athens Animafest, Greece (Best International Animation Award nominee)
Raindance Film Festival, London
Tricky Women International Festival of Animated Film, Vienna
Brest European Short Film Festival, France
Anibar Animation Festival, Kosovo
Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India)
San Diego LGBT Film Festival, USA
Grrl Haus Cinema, USA
BFI Flare LGBT Film Festival, BFI, London
FilmOut San Diegio, USA
Chicago Feminist Film Festival, USA
QueerFest Mumbai, India
North Carolina LGBT Film Festival, USA
The Shortest Night Film Festival, London
Kashish, Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India
Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre, London
Sardinia Queer Film Festival
Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival, UK
Sheffield Creative Guild Launch Party, UK
Short Film Night, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
The Shortest Night Film Festival, London
The Best of Cinema Jam, London
Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival, UK
Sheffield Creative Guild Launch Party, UK
Short Film Night, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
Who Am I?, London
In The Woods 10th Anniversary, UK

2017
Queerly Beloved, London 
On The Verge, London
Rainbow Noir, Manchester UK
No Template Sheffield, UK
Omnibus London, UK
New Delhi, India

2018
Desi lesbians: Gaysians x LGBT History Month, London
Cut The Bakwaas, London
Animated Shorts, UK