The Witch & the Baby
The Witch & the Baby

Screened as part of NZIFF 2021

Animation For Kids 

68 minutes

Come and spark little imaginations with us as we share ten terrific films, both silly and serious, made by dedicated artists all around the world who generously offer us their stylistically wonderful stories and diverse perspectives.

Recommended for ages 7+

Tulip 2020

9 minutes

Tulip, a tiny flower child, explores a wondrous needle-felted garden world in this little, Thumbelina-inspired story of acceptance.

Leaf 2020


6 minutes

Given a tiny red leaf, a larger-thanlife sailor is reminded of home. He wonders what it would look like now.

A Stone in the Shoe 2020


12 minutes

Being different and fitting in is hard. Especially when your new classmates are rabbits and you’re a frog.

Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic 2020


Denmark / UK
7 minutes

An animated extravaganza of plastic collected from beaches, roadsides, attics and junk shops.

The Silly Duck Wizard 2019


2 minutes

A silly wizard only knows one spell about ducks.

Umbrellas 2020

France / Spain
13 minutes

Safe and dry, Kyna has her Dad's love and protective umbrella-beard to carry her through... until one day her beloved dog needs rescuing.

The Witch & The Baby 2020


Russia / UK
5 minutes

An ageing witch needs a baby for a spell that will make her young again. But when she brings home a little princess, things don’t go quite as planned.