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Films By Bruce Petty

Written, directed and animated by Oscar-winning filmmaker and cartoonist Bruce Petty, Global Haywire is a documentary fable, threading live action and animation with stunning dynamism and originality to tell a tale of how East and West has reached the present crisis point. Referred to (rather too ... Read more
Academy-Award-winning animator (and political cartoonist) Bruce Petty takes a satirical look at the 'contraptions' that shape our lives. Education, sex, finance, globalism, art, media, medicine, law, government and even the brain are all transformed into evolving machines in this incisive and ... Read more
Leisure is an important aspect of life today. The pressures of urban living are placing new strains on the individual which leisure can release. Leisure can be immensely creative or insufferably dull. The choice of what we do with our leisure is ours. ... Read more
Winner of the 1977 Academy Award for Best Short Animated Film, cartoonist Bruce Petty explores the links between work and leisure in a humorous, inventive way. ... Read more
The Mad Century is a wildly drawn and colourful animation that moves, in high speed, through the history ot political and cultural shifts of the last hundred years. Its well-researched selection of events is informative, contentious and humourous. The film is a wonderful reminder of just what went ... Read more
Without a commentary, the film sets out to show how art relates and intertwines in our daily lives. Each art form is looked at: weaving, sculpture, painting, live theatre, with quotations from writers, music scores, both classical and modern. ... Read more
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