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. 

This is Filfla Studio’s second animation after the award winning ‘Filfla’ which had won the Kinemastik International Short Film Festival Audience Award and was an Official Selection in various international Film Festivals. 


Production: Filfla Studio

Story, art and animation: Fabrizio Ellul

Assistant Production: Feliciann Aquilina

Music: Owen Jay, Batti Batti Records

Funding: ‘New Talent’ – Screen Malta

Runtime: 4.03 (incl credits)

Status: Being submitted to Film Festivals.

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with the support of Screen Malta