£9 / £6.50 Concessions / £4.50 under 24s
Children & Families (12A)
An automated girl and tortoise warrior journey with a band of outlaws on an incredible quest. Their one hope is to find a legendary relic to defeat an army and save the creatures of their world.
Join us for the European premiere of this stunning all-puppetry feature, which continues in the epic visual storytelling tradition of The Dark Crystal and is brought to life by an incredible cast including Nathan Fillion, Abigail Breslin and Whoopi Goldberg.
This event has been given a 12A certification. Children under 12 can be admitted but only if accompanied by an adult.
Puppet Place are proud to present a Q&A session with the Director Sam K. Hale and Producer Mallory O'Meara, following this unique screening of the film Yamasong: March of the Hollows. The session will invite questions from the audience and will be chaired by the BPF Film Programme Curator, Emma Windsor.
Sam Koji Hale, Director:
Sam Koji Hale is an award-winning artist and puppet filmmaker (Dragon-Con 2010 Best Animated Film for Yamasong; 2013 UNIMA Citatation of Excellence in Puppetry Arts). With over 15 years of animation and puppet film experience, Sam currently produces the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series for IBEX Inc, created by Heather Henson, including the recent puppet short film Lessons Learned directed by Toby Froud. Sam's industry credits include art director for Cartoon Network's Annoying Orange, VFX for Disney Jr's Bite-Sized Adventures of Sam Sandwich and Amazon Studio's Tumble Leaf, and associate producer for Disney XD's Team Smithereen. Read an exclusive interview with Sam about Yamasong on the Puppet Place News Blog.
Mallory O'Meara, Producer:
Imbued with a lifelong love of the strange, horror and monsters are Mallory O'Meara's passion. She has been with Dark Dunes Productions since the summer of 2013. Mallory is a New England native, but now lives in Los Angeles with a mountain of books. She is also a screenwriter and author. Read an exclusive interview with Mallory about Yamasong and Women in Filmmaking on the Puppet Place News Blog.
You can also catch Sam Koji Hale talking about how they made the film at our special Behind The Scenes presentation earlier in the day 2pm at Tobacco Factory Theatres. Click here to book