Director/Writer: Mikey Hill
Producer: Melanie Brunt

Genre: Animation
Time: 15 mins



Imagine a world where a band of tiny musicians follow you and play a soundtrack for your life – communicating your emotions, fears and hopes. In this world lives Elderly Vernon, a lonely man whose crippling shyness causes his orchestral musicians to perform terribly out of tune.


WINNER Best Adult Made Film – Little Big Shots Children’s Film Festival (Australia), Best Animation – ClujShorts (Romania), Best Animation – Sonoma International Film Festival (USA), Best Short Film – Tromsø Children’s Film Festival – Verdens Beste (Norway), Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animated Short Film – Santa Barbara International Film Festival (USA), Yoram Gross Award for Best Australian Short Animation – FLiCKERFEST Short Film Festival (Australia), Best Animation – ​St Kilda Film Festival (Australia), Best International Short Award – Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (Canada), Colour Box Award – Flatpack Film Festival (UK), Golden Slipper – Zlín Film Festival (Czech Republic), Best Animation – DC Shorts Film Festival (USA), Best Animation Short – Nevada City Film Festival (USA), Special Prize “Proiko Proikov” – Golden Kuker – Sofia International Animation Film Festival (Bulgaria), Best Score in an Animated Short Film – Jerry Goldsmith Awards (Spain), Best Animated Short – International Film Awards Berlin (Germany), 1st Place – Animation Category – La Costa Film Festival (USA), SEIKO Award – Tokyo Anime Awards Festival (Japan), Best Animation – ATOM Awards (Australia), Best World Short– Savannah Film Festival (USA), Audience Vote Best Australian Animation – Melbourne International Animation Festival (Australia), Best Sound Design – Anima Mundi International Animation Festival (Brazil), Best Sound for an Animated Short Film – Australian Screen Sound Guild (Australia)

FINALIST Lexus Short Films Series (Worldwide), Dendy Awards Finalist – Sydney Film Festival (Australia)

OFFICIAL SELECTION Aspen Shortsfest (USA), Tribeca Film Festival (USA), BFI London Film Festival (UK), Adelaide Film Festival (Australia), Sydney Film Festival (Australia)