In a quiet city square an old man clutches his chest and falls to the ground, and time stands still. We travel from the square, down streets, through buildings – the human condition unfolds in glimpses of frozen moments.

Director's Biography

Tim lives near Bath. He made Ferment for animate! in 1999, using the time-slice image ‘freezing’ technique he developed at the Slade in the 1980’s (and which was subsequently adopted in The Matrix).

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Tim MacMillan

Produced by: Grace Kitto

Editing: Malcolm MacMillan

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2000