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Image from The Gallant Captain
Image from The Gallant Captain
Image from The Gallant Captain
Copyright © 2013 The Lampshade Collective

The Gallant Captain

When Will discovers a box of memories in his father's wardrobe, he embarks on a fantastic seafaring voyage. With his trusty first mate Cat in tow, Will's vivid imagination begins to unravel. Faced with certain peril, Will must learn to become the Gallant Captain.

Film notes

Inspired by Graeme Base picture book "The Legend of the Golden Snail".

Copyright

Copyright © 2013 The Lampshade Collective

Awards and nominations

Most Popular Short Film
10 Oct – 20 Oct | Australia
Best Animated Short Film
5 Mar – 9 Mar | United States
Best Short Short Film
8 Apr – 13 Apr | United States
Best Animation
22 May – 31 May | Australia
Best Australian 'Adult-Made' Film
6 Jun – 9 Jun | Australia

Previous screenings

2013
10 Oct – 20 Oct | Adelaide, Australia
Most Popular Short Film
2014
10 Jan – 19 Jan | Sydney, Australia
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
31 Jan – 8 Feb | Clermont-Ferrand, France
28 Feb – 9 Mar | Byron Bay, Australia
5 Mar – 9 Mar | Omaha, United States
Best Animated Short Film
19 Mar – 30 Mar | Cleveland, United States
19 Mar – 23 Mar | Utrecht, Netherlands
Festival de Cine Creatrivas | 2014
21 Mar – 29 Mar | Madrid, Spain
3 Apr – 13 Apr | Muskogee, United States
7 Apr – 13 Apr | Rincón, Puerto Rico
8 Apr – 13 Apr | Aspen, United States
Best Short Short Film
8 Apr – 21 Apr | Toronto, Canada
12 Apr – 18 Apr | Athens, United States
VAFI: International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin
22 Apr – 27 Apr | Varaždin, Croatia
24 Apr – 1 May | Newport Beach, United States
6 May – 11 May | Santiago, Chile
Australian International Animation Festival | 2014
9 May – 10 May | Wagga Wagga, Australia
22 May – 31 May | Melbourne, Australia
Best Animation
6 Jun – 9 Jun | Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Australia
Best Australian 'Adult-Made' Film
19 Jun – 29 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
20 Jun | Melbourne, Australia
25 Jun – 30 Jun | Nantucket, United States
3 Jul – 13 Jul | Perth, Australia
22 Jul – 27 Jul | Seoul, Korea, South
25 Jul – 10 Aug | Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil
5 Aug – 10 Aug | Providence, United States
7 Aug – 14 Aug | Amantea, Italy
20 Aug – 24 Aug | Australia
Australian Effects and Animation Festival | 2014
27 Aug | Sydney, Australia
2 Sep – 7 Sep | Vineyard Haven, United States
Fantoche: International Animation Film Festival
2 Sep – 7 Sep | Baden, Switzerland
11 Sep – 14 Sep | Berlin, Germany
Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults | 2014
15 Sep – 19 Sep | NSW, Australia
18 Sep – 21 Sep | Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
24 Sep – 28 Sep | Catalina Island, United States
12 Oct – 18 Oct | Denpasar, Indonesia
Granada International Short Film Festival
13 Oct – 18 Oct | Granada, Spain
16 Oct – 19 Oct | Corfu, Greece
24 Oct – 2 Nov | London, United Kingdom
Hsin-Yi Children's Animation Awards | 2014
8 Nov | Taipei City, Taiwan

Latest user comments

It is such a gorgeous and utterly delightful film. Just beautiful!
Rating
30 May 2014 | Anonymous

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Related news

The Gallant Captain has received a new award at St Kilda Film Festival. | more...
2 June 2014
The Gallant Captain has received a new award at Aspen Shortsfest. | more...
21 April 2014
Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 2 Jun 2014