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BIAFF 1995 Awards Selection 3

Five Gold Seal winners - four screened during the movie 95 weekend (April 7-9, 1995) at the Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire; and one, item 2, unseen at the Festival.

1. CHRISTMAS COMFORTS
Tim Jones (Kent)
A delightful piece of animation in the style of the 'Cook Electric' TV commercials.
IAC Gold Seal, Best Animation Award, Best One-Minute entry 1995

Animation
1.mins


2. THE MAKING OF THE FILM 'ACCIDENT'
Alfons Hereu Ruax, FACI (Spain)
This is a movie about the making of the 1995 IAC Daily Mail Challenge Trophy- winner, awarded annually to the Best Amateur Entry. Shot in colour but intercut with black-and-white sections taken from the final version of Accident, this is an informative and fascinating look at the process of movie-making, especially when demonstrated by such winners as Jan Baca and Toni Garriga.
BRIEF FULL FRONTAL NUDITY
IAC Gold Seal 1995

Documentary
b&w/col
30.mins


3. HOOKED ON WAX
Terry Mendoza (Essex)
A riveting documentary about Tracy Birch and how she designs and makes multi-striped, carved candles. A well-shot and edited movie, the candle-maker's own voice-over making an excellent and informative complement to the visuals.
IAC Gold Seal 1995

Documentary
8.mins


4. THE BIG M : METROLINK ... THE STORY
Geoffrey Gilbert & David Andrew (Glossop)
A well-made documentary about both the planning and the construction of Manchester's street tramway, the first built in the UK for over 100 years. Transfer from super 8 film.
IAC Gold Seal, Best Documentary Award 1995

Documentary
29 mins


5. LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE
Piotr Szkopiak (London)
A tightly-scripted and well-shot drama in a semi-documentary 'gritty' style, which tells how Michael (Aiden Waters) has problems once he gets involved in a criminal way of life. Good performances from the whole cast. Assistant director Ian Gamble.
CONTAINS VIOLENCE AND BAD LANGUAGE
IAC Gold Seal, Best British Open 1995

Story
17.mins


Total running time 85 mins.

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