The Debutante

Year : 2024
Winning Category : Best Short Film

Winner - British Animation Awards 2024

A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance held in her honour. Their plan requires a surprising amount of artistry and violence. Based on a story by artist Leonora Carrington, Elizabeth Hobbs celebrates her startling tale with paint and collage.

Director: Elizabeth Hobbs
Producer: Abigail Addison
Key Cast: Alexa Davies, Naomi Stafford, Joanna David
Music: Hutch Demouilpied
Editor: Mark Jenkins

Awarded prize artwork by Derek Hayes