Picnic Animation Studio

BBC Mental Health

BBC Teach - When I Worry about Things

PICNIC STUDIO mental health films
 
 

Commissioned through the BBC, and made in co-production with Mosaic Films, this collection of short films explore common mental health issues faced by young children aged 8-13. Using personal testimonies of their experiences, each film explores a range of topics including OCD, Depression, Anorexia, Panic, being bullied, and being a bully.

 
 
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These shorts are now used in classrooms to educate young people in identifying and seeking help if they face similar mental health issues

 
 
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Viscerally distinctive animation bridges the gap between the 'real' and inner worlds of each child

 
 
 
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Credits

Directors: Andy Glynne, Liam O’Connor
Series Producer: Anita Norfolk
Animation Producer: Daniela Hornskov Sun
Storyboard: Talía Bordallo, Bastien Letoile, Alvise Zennaro
Colour Boards: Tristan Ménard
Character Artwork: Esther Lalanne
Background Artwork: Ada Polcyn
2D Animation: Jennifer Belobi, Sean Graves, Steve Kirby, Tom Stockley, Seijin Thomas, Mac Wojcik, Alvise Zennaro
Music and Sound Design: Alex Parsons

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