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The song of a lost boy

The song of a lost boy

Daniel Quirke
Thursday 9, 18:00 pm
Cine Amor
• 78 min.


Ben, a young man in the choir, who after his voice breaks in the middle of a solo, has a crisis of faith and decides to flee his community. He meets a group of nomads who take him in, although Ben hides a secret about who he really is, and must decide what to do with himself.

Festivals and awards

Fantoche International Animation Festival Encounters Film Festival London International Animation Festival Manchester Animation Festival Linea D’Ombra Festival Vedo Animato Contest Animanima Festival Canlandıranlar Festival Festival Animator Poznan Leeds International Film Festival International Animation Festival AJAYU Tatsuno International Film Festival Festival International d'Animation de Montréal Animateka International Animated Film Festival Anilogue International Animation Festival International Student Creative Award Animax Skopje Festival Piccolo Festival dell’Animazione Premiers Plans Film Festival Animac  Cardiff Animation Nights Ciné court animé Anima Brussels Animation Film Festival Monstra Animation Festival Stuttgart International Animation Festival BAFTA Best British Short Animation International Animated Film Festival Animocje World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb

Daniel Quirke

Daniel is a BAFTA nominated animation director based in London who specialises in mixed media and stop motion animation. He graduated from Middlesex University with BA Animation in 2017 and NFTS with MA Directing Animation in 2020. He has freelanced for clients such as Netflix and It’s Nice That, working with companies such as Pavilion Works and Mindful Education.

Production: Jamie MacDonald
Script: Brid Arnstein
Direction: Daniel Quirke
Cinematography: Emma Langguth
Edition: Margred Pryce
Sound: Ruanth Chrisley Thijssen