Director: Eddie White & Ari Gibson
7 minutes

In a city of singing cats, a lonely beat poet falls for a beautiful siren. When a mysterious figure kidnaps the town’s singers, the poet must save his muse and put an end to a nefarious symphony. Produced by the People’s Republic of Animation. Narrated by Nick Cave.

Festivals: Annecy 09; Sydney 09; LA Shortsfest 09; Melbourne FF 09; Brisbane FF 09;


  • Best Short Film: Audience Award – Adelaide Film Festival 09
  • Winner: Yoram Gross Award for Best Animated Short – Dendy Awards Sydney FF 09
  • Winner: Creative Hotshop Award for Animation
  • Winner: Best Animation – Melbourne 09
  • Nominated: Best Short Animation – IF Awards 09
  • Winner: Best Short Animation – AFI Awards 09
  • Winner: Yoram Gross Award for Best Animation – Flickerfest 2010
  • Shortlist: Best Short Animation – Academy Awards 09
Film Type Short
Director Eddie White & Ari Gibson
Producer Jessica Brentnall
Cast Nick Cave