Charlie Mackie thanks the team who put ‘heart and soul’ into an animated film
Charlie Mackie said he was “eternally grateful” to the team behind The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse after winning the BAFTA for best British short animation.
British artist said
that those involved “put their heart and soul” into the project because they “believed in what we were doing and hoped it would lighten people’s lives a little bit”. adapted for the screen by TV+, explores the friendship between four titular characters traveling together in search of a home.
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The short film was produced by Star Wars director JJ Abrams and Hannah Minghella of Bad Robot Productions. Accepting the award on Sunday, Mackey said he was “speechless” and applauded those who make an effort to be “kind” and “brave” in life. “I went to a clothing store yesterday and I Said I needed some help for tomorrow and the man said ‘yes you do’ – if you know me you know why he said that,” he said, prompting laughter from the BAFTA audience.
Composer Isobel Waller-Bridge, who plays Fleabag star Phoebe
“It turns out that asking for help is brave and people are kind, and there’s no one that I know of that has a kinder group of people than these guys here.”McCacy also singled out Tom Hollander and Idris Elba, who voiced the characters in the film, as well as its composer Isobel Waller-Bridge, sister of Fleabag star Phoebe. Addressing Isobel Waller-Bridge, he said: “You make me cry, not in a bad way, on a regular basis. Than so thank you, I am very grateful.