The Alan Dimension

A Film by Jac Clinch

Synopsis

Alan Brown uses divine powers of precognition to foresee the fate of mankind… and breakfast. Meanwhile, Wendy has had enough of being married to ‘the next step in cognitive evolution’.

Director

  • Picture of Jac Clinch © Jac-Clinch

    Jac Clinch

    Jac Clinch is a director, animator and writer. After completing a degree in Illustration Animation at Kingston University he was selected for MA Directing Animation at the National Film and Television School in 2014. His debut animated short, The Alan Dimension, was selected for the 69th Cannes Film Festival in the Cinefondation competition. His work is humorous, inspired
    by scientific theories and his upbringing in the British countryside. He is currently working on various pitches and developing his animation work for television.

Awards + Festivals

  • 69th FESTIVAL DE CANNES (Cinefondation Selection, France)May 11, 2016
  • 39th ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Annecy, France)June 13, 2016
  • 70th EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, UK)June 15, 2016
  • 19th GUANAJUATO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, México)July 22, 2016
  • 1st CÂMPULUNG FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Romania)August 26, 2016
  • THE MAKESHIFT CINEMA (Screening, London, UK)September 6, 2016
  • THIS IS NOT A CARTOON (Screening, Manchester, UK)September 18, 2016
  • *WINNER OF THE AUDIENCE AWARD*
    22nd ENCOUNTERS SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (NAHEMI Official Selection, Bristol, UK)September 20, 2016
  • 10th KINOFEST INT’L DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL (Animation Competition, Bucharest, Romania)September 30, 2016
  • THIS IS NOT A CARTOON (Screening, Stoke-on-Trent, UK)September 30, 2016
  • 18th FILMFESTIVAL FLIMMER (Official Selection, Norrköping, Sweden)September 30, 2016
  • 8th 3D Wire Fest (Official Selection. Segovia, Spain)October 3, 2016
  • *WINNER OF THE AUDIENCE AWARD*
    3rd FLORENCE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)October 5, 2016
  • 16th TOHORROR FILM FEST (Official Short Film Competition, Turin, Italy)October 11, 2016
  • 14th TOFIFEST – INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Torun, Poland)October 15, 2016
  • 5th PRIMANIMA HUNGARY (Short film panorama, Budaörs, Hungary)October 19, 2016
  • 2nd THESSALONIKI ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)October 20, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • *JURY AWARD*
    23rd INT’L INDEPENDENT FILM FETSIVAL IN THE NAME OF IRENEUSZ RADŹ “PUBLICYSTYKA 2016” (Official Selection, Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland)October 21, 2016
  • 6th INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF STUDENT FILMS AND FILM SCHOOLS BASTAU (Competition Section, Almaty, Kazakhstan)October 24, 2016
  • 50th HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Competition, Hof, Germany)October 25, 2016
  • ANIMA MUNDI – INT’L ANIMATION FESTIVAL OF BRAZIL (Official Selection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)October 25, 2016
  • *BEST ANIMATION SHORT*
    15th HYPERFEST INT’L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cinema Europa, Bucharest, Romania)October 26, 2016
  • 12th EARLY BIRD - INT'L STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sofia, Bulgaria)November 1, 2016
  • 14th FILMFEST DÜSSELDORF (Official Selection, Germany)November 14, 2016
  • 5th THIS IS ENGLAND – ROUEN BRITISH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, France)November 14, 2016
  • 29th FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Derry-Londonderry Northern Ireland, UK)November 16, 2016
  • 37th EUROPEAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF VILLEURBANNE (Digital Pictures Competition, France)November 18, 2016
  • NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL 'BEST SHORT FILMS OF THE YEAR" (Odeon Screenings, UK)November 22, 2016
  • 3rd LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Montréal, Canada)November 24, 2016
  • TWO SHORT NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Devon, UK)December 1, 2016
  • LONDON INT’L ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (British Showcase, London, UK)December 2, 2016
  • 18th MADURAI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 6, 2016
  • 20th CINEMAIUBIT – INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania)December 7, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 2nd INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA (Fiction Short Film Section, Island of Margarita, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela)January 10, 2017
  • 4th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES DE TERROR Y FANTÁSTICO "LA VIEJA ENCINA" (Official Selection, Sevilla, Spain)January 19, 2017
  • FILMKREIS SHORTS 2017 (Official Selection, Darmstadt, Germany)January 21, 2017
  • *THIRD PLACE*
    SCIENCE FICTION + FANTASY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, EMP Museum, Seattle, WA, USA)January 28, 2017
  • *PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD*
    INDIEFLICKS 2017 (Official Selection, Manchester & Liverpool, UK)February 1, 2017
  • 39th CLERMONT FERRAND – FESTIVAL INT'L DU COURT MÉTRAGE (Int’l Competition, France)February 3, 2017
  • *UN CERTAIN RENARD SPECIAL AWARD*
    7th LA SEMAINE DU CINÉMA 2017 (Official Selection, Paris, France)February 6, 2017
  • *NOMINATED IN BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION CATEGORY*
    BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS – BAFTA (London, UK)February 12, 2017
  • 3rd INT’L FILM FESTIVAL OF SÃO TOMÉ AND PRINCIPE (Official Selection, Aveiro, Portugal)February 13, 2017
  • 35th ANIMA – BRUSSELS ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)February 24, 2017
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD*
    25th DAKINO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Animation Section, Bucharest, Romania)March 1, 2017
  • ANIMAC 2017 (Official Selection, Lleida, Spain)March 2, 2017
  • 18th BAYREUTHER FILMFEST "KONTRAST" (Official Selection, Germany)March 3, 2017
  • 13th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Istanbul, Turkey)March 13, 2017
  • *AWARD NOMINE LITTLE IMP - BEST UK SHORT*
    2nd INDIE-LINCS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, UK)March 16, 2017
  • 8th ROANNE ANIMATION SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Roanne, France)March 20, 2017
  • 10th CINÉGLOBE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AT CERN (Official Selection, Meyrin, Switzerland)March 21, 2017
  • FESTIVAL MICRO&FILMS (Short Film Competition, Centre Le Bournot - Aubenas, France)March 25, 2017
  • 14th CORTISONICI, FESTIVAL DI CORTOMETRAGGI (Int’l Competition, Italy)March 28, 2017
  • BETHERE! 2017 CORFU ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Student Film, Greece)March 29, 2017
  • 10th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Mexico, USA)March 30, 2017
  • THE DISCOVER.FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, London, UK)March 31, 2017
  • INDEPENDENT DAYS | 17Tth INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Karlsruhe, Germany)April 5, 2017
  • *SPECIAL MENTION*
    14th WĘGIEL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Katowice, Poland)April 6, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • TORONTO INT'L SPRING OF HORROR & FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL (TISH) (Official Selection, Carlton Cinema Toronto, Canada)April 7, 2017
  • 12th ANNUAL MYRTLE BEACH FILM FESTIVAL April 19, 2017
  • *HONORABLE MENTION*
    48th NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL (Students Short Competition, Tennessee, USA)April 20, 2017
  • 46th SEHSÜCHTE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)April 26, 2017
  • TWISTER ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Woodward, OK, USA)April 27, 2017
  • 20th BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussel, Belgium)April 27, 2017
  • 24th STUTTGART FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM 2017 (Student Competition “Young Animation”, Stuttgart, Germany)May 2, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 5, 2017
  • 8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • NORTHWEST ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Portland, Oregon, USA)May 10, 2017
  • BACKUP_FESTIVAL (Special Programme, Weimar, Germany)May 17, 2017
  • 11th 20MIN|MAX INTERNATIONAL SHORTFILMFESTIVAL INGOLSTADT (Official Selection, Germany)May 25, 2017
  • 1st INT'L INDEPENDENT PERMANENT MEMORIES FESTIVA 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)June 8, 2017
  • 4th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)June 14, 2017
  • 8th HYART FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lovell, Wyoming, USA)June 15, 2017
  • 43rd FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Barcelona, Spain)October 20, 2017

Crew

Director
Jac Clinch
Screenplay
Jac Clinch & Jonathan Harbottle
Producer
Millie Marsh
Director of Photography
Miles Ridgway
Art Direction
Declan O’Brien
Editor
Xanna Ward Dixon
Sound Design
Justin Dolby
Music
Tim Morrish

Details

Running Time
8.47 mins.
Shooting Format
HD, DSLR
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Dolby Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILMSCHOOL

Hemant Sharda, Head of Distribution
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield Studios
Station Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1LG, UK

+44 (0) 1494 731452

HSharda@nfts.co.uk
www.nfts.co.uk

DIRECTOR

Jac Clinch
Syndale Farm
Faversham, ME13 0RJ, United Kingdom

j_clinch@hotmail.com
www.jclinch.co.uk