Singaporean producer's stop-motion film Poles Apart wins Bafta award for best British short animation

Singaporean producer Low Ser En (left) and British director Paloma Baeza won a Bafta award for best British short animation, for their film Poles Apart.
Singaporean producer Low Ser En (left) and British director Paloma Baeza won a Bafta award for best British short animation, for their film Poles Apart.PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Singaporean producer Low Ser En, 27, (middle) at the award ceremony in London.
Singaporean producer Low Ser En, 27, (middle) at the award ceremony in London.PHOTO: COURTESY OF LOW SER ERN

SINGAPORE - Singaporean producer Low Ser En has won a BAFTA award for best British short animation for her stop-motion short Poles Apart.

The 12-minute film, about a polar bear and a grizzly bear who are brought together by their changing habitats, was the graduation project of a team of about 10 students from the United Kingdom's National Film and Television School (NFTS), which included people "from four continents" including an American and a Briton, she said.

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