Sherbet

Sherbet is a BAFTA winning independent production company and animation studio creating ground breaking visuals across an unlimited range of media.

Set up in 1996, we’ve produced TV advertising campaigns through many of the world's foremost advertising agencies. We’ve also produced short films and documentaries, including the first full-length animated documentary made for British television.

With an expanding roster of directors, Sherbet is increasing its reputation for developing strong and original styles and adapting the work of established illustrators and designers for both 2D and 3D animation.

We sponsor animation and film education and nurture a continually developing talent base.

Awards

DOGS

Best Student Film at Stuttgart 1981


Best Student Film Prize, Cambridge 1981

NIGHT CLUB

Won 6 international awards including; Jury Special Prize at Annecy.


Mari Kuttna award at the London Film Festival.
 Sold to BBC TV.

FEELING MY WAY

Prize for Most Creative Use of New Technology British Animation Awards 1998.


Grand Jury Prize Ottawa Animation Festival 1998.
Grand Prize Vedo Corto 99, Italy.


Short Film Competition First Prize International Film Festival "Film & Architecture" Berlin 2000.

International Media/Art Award 2000 - video ZKMKarlsruhe Germany.

THE MAN WITH THE BEAUTIFUL EYES

Funded by Channel 4 TV.


Special Jury Prize FlickerFest Bondi Beach Australia 2002.


Prize for "Best Film Under 7 Minutes" at the British Animation Awards, 2000. Also finalist in "Cutting Edge" section.


BAFTA for Best Short Animation.
First Prize for Animation Filmfest Dresden.


Special distinction for the freedom of line and theIntense message - Annecy 2000.


WAM!NET Animation Award Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2000.


Finalist for Cartoon D'Or at Cartoon Forum 2000 Gotland.


Special Mention 'Castelli Animati' Rome.


Special Prize for the Best Animation Short Film, Granada - Spain.


Best Animated Film Prize Colvilha - Portugal.


Prix du court métrage 2000, Bourg-en-Bresse, France.


First Prize International Festival of Film & Animation, Valencia, Spain.


The C.O.R.E. Digital Award for Best Animated Short - Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto, Canada.

Special Mention in the Section Dialogue Among Civilisations - Iranian Young Cinema Society Film Festival Tehran.


Interfilm Berlin - Best Film 6000 DM to pay for subtitling.

CAMOUFLAGE

Animate! Scheme funded by ACE and Channel 4 TV.


BAFTA Nomination for Best Short Animation.


Special Commendation for Documentary & Animated Film, Leipzig Festival.


First Film in Animation Film Fest Dresden 2002.


UNICEF Prize at World Animation Celebration, Los Angeles USA.


Prize for the Best Experimental film in the International Competition section, Iranian Young Cinema Society, Tehran, Iran $1000/£684.93.


Main Prize FilmFest, Dresden 7500.


Oberhausen International Short Film Festival Jury Prize.


Poznan Silver Goat.


Best Before 2002 Hildesheim Germany - Best Documentary Film - 15mins of film print.

FOREST MURMURS

Anima Mundi Special Award 2007 - Brazil

SOAP

© World Wide Fund for Nature 1993.


Student Design Awards, first prize in the animation sector, 1992/3.

LADIES EXCUSE-ME!

© Royal College of Art.


First prize for Best Interactive screen based work at the Video Positive, Escaping Gravity, Student Conference, Manchester 1997.

FAST SPIN FLING

Short-listed for BAFTA and British Animation Awards.


Finalist for the WAM!NET Animation Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2000.

Special Mention Siena 2000 Italy.


Animation Prize, Avanca, Portugal, 2001.

WEDDING ESPRESSO

Channel 4 TV commission.


BAFTA Nomination for Best Short Animation.


Best Animated Short Film Arcipelago Film Festival Rome 2004.


First Prize at the 6th International Cartoons & Comics Festival, Dervio, Italy 2004.

IRN BRU/PHENOMENAL XMAS

British Television Advertising Awards 2007 Bronze Arrow Soft Drinks.


The Sharks Advertising Awards 2007 Bronze Soft Drinks.


The Roses Advertising Awards 2007 Gold for Best Commercial over 30 seconds.


The Roses Advertising Awards 2007 Silver for Best use of Illustration / Animation.


Scottish Advertising Awards 2007 The Drum Grand Prix.


Scottish Advertising Awards 2007 Best Commercial Over 30 seconds.


Scottish Advertising Awards 2007 Best Cinema Campaign.


FAB Creative Excellence Awards 2007: Best in Non Alcoholic Drinks Category.


Selected for the APA Collection 2007.


Voted Number 1 spot of 2007 by STV online viewers.

UNITED AIRLINES/LEGS

London International Advertising Awards 2006 Finalist Television/Cinema Animation - Cel

DEATH AND THE MOTHER

Annecy 1997 Award for Graphic Direction.


Bradford Animation Festival 1997 Best Experimental Film.


Espinho 1997 Best Film 6-13 mins.


Stuttgart 1998 Suddeutscher Rundfunk Audience Prize.


Cartoon D'Or 1997 Special Jury Prize.


British Animation Awards 1998 Best Film over 10mins.


St. Petersburg Message to Man 1998 Best Animated Film.

PLEASURES OF WAR

Best Animation at the Barcelona Independent Cinema Festival 1999.


Special mention of the Youth Jury at Aix en Provence 1999.


Best Animated Film Surprise Film Festival Tai Pei 2000.


Critics Prize Brisbane Animation Festival 2000.


Grand Prix Matita Animation Festival.


Cinewomen Prize Norwich FAN 2000.


Best National Animation FAN 2000.

BUS STOP

© Royal College of Art.


Halloween Short Film Fest 2005 Best Student Animation.

PULENG

AIR scheme funded by Channel 4 TV.


Best First Film, Jean-Luc Xiberras Award, Annecy 2005 Short listed, Rushes-Soho Shorts Festival 2004.

SUNNYROAD

Rough Trade Commissioned Promo for artist Emiliana Torrini in 2005.

Short listed, Rushes-Soho Shorts Festival 2005.


Best Animation nomination CAD Music Vision Awards 2005


Nominated Best Video Annecy Animation Festival 2006


Icelandic Music Awards Best Music Video 2006

MR. PRICE

Animate! Film Funded by Channel 4 TV.


Short listed for Rushes-Soho Shorts Festival 2005.