Margred Pryce

Film & TV Editor

The Song of a Lost Boy

The Song of a Lost Boy


The Song of a Lost Boy

10 minutes | 2020

The Song of a Lost Boy is a BAFTA nominated stop motion short film made at the NFTS

When his voice breaks mid solo, a young choir boy has a crisis of faith and decides to run away.
A group of nomads take him in, but despite their kindnesses, the boy keeps his true identity a secret.

Director: Daniel Quirke
Producer: Jamie Macdonald
Writer: Bríd Arnstein
Cinematographer: Emma Langguth
Production Designer: Steven X Haber
Editor: Margred Pryce
Composer: Darryl O'Donovan
Sound Designer: Ruanth Chrisley Thijssen
Colourist: Michael Pearce
Lead Animator: Rich Farris
Production Manager: Karim Aouad, Amy Vearncombe
CG Artist: Moritz Burkart
Compositors: Nicola Bosari, Eliis Kuusk, Pietro Abati
Lead Modelmaker: Alice Simonato

RTS Awards 2020 - won Best Short Animation award
BAFTA 2021 – nominated for Best British Short Animation
Piccolo Festival dell’Animazione 2020 – Special Mention
International Student Creative Award 2020 – 2nd Place
Encounters Festival 2020 – nominated for Best Short Animation

The Song of a Lost Boy was also selected for the following festivals:
Fantoche International Animation 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; Animax Skopje Festival; Premiers Plans Film Festival; Animac; Cardiff Animation Nights; Ciné court animé; Anima Brussels Animation Film Festival; Monstra Animation Festival; Stuttgart International Animation Festival; International Animated Film Festival Animocje; World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb