By Joseph Pierce
Year of production : 2022
Running time : 13′

Produced by Melocoton (FR) • Bridge Way (UK) • Endorfilm (CZ) • OZÙ Productions (BE)
Co-produced by Arte • Shelter Prod

With the support of the Cinema and Audiovisual Center of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation

Synopsis: Driving along the motorway, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to unpick the sequence of events that led to his predicament, before he’s lost forever.

Scale is adapted from Will Self ’s novella Scale, from the collection of stories Grey Area, published in 1994.

Sound Dominic Fitzgerald · Director of photography Vanessa Whyte · Music Composer Lung Dart · Special Effects Edd Stockton, Jérémie Mazurek · Narrator Sam Spruell · Author of original work Will Self · Screenwriters Joseph Pierce, Nicolas Pleskof · Editor Robbie Morrison · Lead Animation Natazsa Cetner · Lead Backgrounds Nadia Micault · Lead compositing Rémi Vandenitte 


Best animation, Curtas Vila Do Conde IFF (Portugal) Best animation, HollyShorts Film Festival (USA)


Semaine de la Critique – Festival de Cannes (France) – Special screening · Festival International d’Annecy (France) – Official competition · Curtas Vila Do Conde (Portugal) – Official competition · Guanajuato International Film (Mexico) –  International competition · Cerdanya Film Festival (France) – Official competition · HollyShorts Film Festival (USA) – Official competition · Animist Tallinn (Estonia) – Official competition · Casa da Animação (Portugal) – Non competitive · Etrange Festival (France) – Official competition · Le Festival Silhouette (France) –Official competition · Seoul Yeongdeungpo International Extreme-short Image & Film· Festival (South Corea) – Official competition · Paysages de Cinéastes (France) – Official competition · Batumi International Art House Film Festival (BIAFF) (Georgia) – Official competition · Festival du film Européen du film fantastique de Strasbourg (France) – Official competition · TIFF Tirana Film Festival (Albany) – Official competition · Weird Animation Market and WFest (Spain) –Official competition · Sitges Film Festival (Spain) –Official competition · Curt’Arruda (Portugal) –Official competition · Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) – Official competition · Bucheon International Animation Festival (South Corea) – Official competition · Raindance Film Festival (United Kingdom) – Official competition