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. The animation is supported by Screen Malta.
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.
Supported by Arts Council Malta and the National Book Council
Release date: 2022
A story about ‘memory’, ‘remembering’ and ‘loss’.
Directed by Fabrizio Ellul
Produced by Filfla Studio
Supported by Screen Malta
Public release date: 2023
ON THE ROCKS
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.
Mr Teddy is Angry – a short animation by Fabrizio Ellul and supported by Screen Malta – obtained quarter finalist status at the Animate – Australian Film Festival. Mr Teddy is Angry was selected in various film festivals and was released online in 2022. LIMITED EDITION PRINTS A number of limited edition prints are available… Read More Mr Teddy is Angry is Quarter Finalist at the Animate – Australia Film Festivals
You can now vote for Mr. Teddy is Angry in the 21 Islands short film Fest Official Selection competition. The festival is being presented as a FREE ONLINE event, February 9-23, 2022. Selected from thousands of multilingual submissions originating in hundreds of qualifying locations worldwide, 21 Islands ISFF finalists compete for both Festival Jury Prizes and Audience Choice… Read More Vote for Mr. Teddy is angry in the 21 Islands Short Film Fest
Filfla Studio founded by visual artist Fabrizio Ellul as a vehicle to tell stories in different formats is now two years old. To celebrate two years of Filfla Studio we are releasing Mr. Teddy is Angry – a short animation by Fabrizio Ellul and supported by a Screen Malta New Talent Grant. The short animation… Read More Celebrating two years of Filfla Studio