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A Giant Teddy Appears in the Valletta Harbour. Media goes into a frenzy. Soon havoc follows.

Mr. Teddy is Angry is a short animation (4 mins) by Fabrizio Ellul done in a 2D frame-by-frame technique where every frame is digitally hand drawn. 

It follows the story of a Giant Teddy that makes an appearance in the Valletta Grand Harbour and soon wreaks havoc. The short animation is being produced by Filfla Studio and has received a ‘New Talent’ grant by Screen Malta. 

Mr. Teddy is Angry was finalized in March 2021 and is currently being submitted to Film Festivals before being made available publicly.


Set in 1813 Malta during an outbreak of the Bubonic plague – which left a death toll of around 4,500 people – Sarangu is a project which takes inspiration from Maltese folk, landscape and historical environment.

Sarangu – A Maltese Folktale is a graphic novel by Fabrizio Ellul and published by Filfla Studio.

The project is supported by Arts Council Malta through the Malta Arts Fund Project Support Fund.

Release date: 2022


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Filfla is an award winning short animation by Fabrizio Ellul released in 2019. Done in an illustration/comic style inspired from the cell animation tradition, Filfla is a self-funded project. It is not funded by government funds, grants or private sponsorship.

The animation is inspired by the Maltese legends of il Maqluba and Filfla.


NEWS

Mr Teddy is Angry to take part in the French Riviera Film Festival – 11-14 July

The French Riviera Film Festival will take place between the 11 and 14 July 2021 on itsashort.com. Filfla Studio is a finalist with Mr Teddy is Angry – a short animation by Fabrizio Ellul. This is Filfla Studio’s second participation in this festival. Dates and deadlines STARTS Jul 11 2021, 10:30AM ENDS Jul 14 2021,… Read More Mr Teddy is Angry to take part in the French Riviera Film Festival – 11-14 July

Mr Teddy is Angry is a semi-finalist at the Madrid Film Awards

Mr Teddy is Angry reached semi-finalist status at the Madrid Film Awards Mr. Teddy is Angry is a short animation (4 mins) by Fabrizio Ellul done in a 2D frame-by-frame technique where every frame is digitally hand drawn. It follows the story of a Giant Teddy that makes an appearance in the Valletta Grand Harbour and… Read More Mr Teddy is Angry is a semi-finalist at the Madrid Film Awards

Mr Teddy is Angry joins Maltese programme at the Minikino Film Festival in Bali

Mr Teddy is Angry is part of ON THE ROCKS an exclusive Maltese programme at the Minikino Film Festival in Bali Indonesia this July. Mr Teddy is Angry is a short animation by Fabrizio Ellul and has already reached Finalist status in a number of international festivals. The animation is supported by Screen Malta. The… Read More Mr Teddy is Angry joins Maltese programme at the Minikino Film Festival in Bali


LIMITED EDITION PRINTS

To support the work of Filfla Studio we are making available the art work of ‘Filfla‘ as limited edition prints.