Contemporary Urban Challenges


Matthieu Landour, Bali EngelFrance - 06.20 min

IRIS is a short fiction taking the shape of an interview documentary. IRIS talks about him, his job, and also a little bit about his loneliness. It's human to have feelings, but IRIS is no human, he's a robot.

BAT Collective is a London based studio created by Bali Engel and Mat Landour.
Bat Collective works in animation and illustration and has done projects for major international clients such as CocaCola, Fanta, Kellogs, Tropicana, Kia, Acer,IOC Olympics, Royal bank of Canada ....
Their films have been awarded over fifty times in the most prestigious festivals around the world such as SIGGRAPH, Clermont Ferrand, AISFF, British Animation Awards, Clio Awards, Adc Young Guns, ... They have been screened all over the world hundreds of times now, including collaborations with prestigious tv channels such as Canal Plus, ...
Bat Collective embraces all types of mediums, whether 2d, 3d animation, live action sculptures or puppets. Its only aim is to deliver powerful storytelling combined with a unique visual world.
As directors, Bat Collective is also represented by Trouble makers on the French territory, Not to Scale on the UK and US territory, Eallin in Prague/Eastern Europe and Blackbird in Australasia.