The Old, Old, Very Old Man – 2007

The Old, Old, Very Old Man


A film based upon the death of the 152 year old Thomas Parr in the year 1635. Created with blue ink on a bathroom tile.  Written, directed and animated by Elizabeth Hobbs, voices by Edward Fox, music by Tim Olden, Sound Design by Barnaby Templer @ Fonic, and produced by Kathrein Guenther for the Hackney Film Fund.  Selected Festivals 2007: Edinburgh International Film Festival, London International Animation Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, DOK Leipzig, FIKE, BAF!, Aurora, Flip, Animateka, Anilogue.  2008:  Annecy, Anifest, Projector, Tricky Women, Animafest, Dresden Film Festival and SICAF.

Awards 2007/8:  Best of International Programme 4, LIAF
Best animation, Flip Festival
Best short film at Aurora
Best independent short film at BAF!
Finalist in the Best short film category at British Animation Awards
Artist in Residency award at Tricky Women Film Festival