Kirk Hendry

“I don’t really see any difference between a self-promotional piece and a creative piece in general,” says Kirk Hendry, writer and director of the animated short film Junk. “They’re the same thing, surely. All your creative endeavours are your calling cards.” Junk, already nominated for four film festival awards, is the story of a boy called Jasper and his obsession with junk food – and, on a more subtle level, the importance of following your gut instinct. Written and directed by Hendry and produced by Lydia Russell with support from the UK Film Council, it features a mixture of full 3D rendering and a 2D silhouette/shadowplay style that harks back to Hendry’s earlier work, Round.

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