The Debutante

Reino Unido. 2022. Color. 8 min. Animación. .
  • Film Director: Elizabeth Hobbs.
  • Scriptwriter: Elizabeth Hobbs.
  • Cast: Joanna David; Alexa Davies; Naomi Stafford.
  • Editing: Mark Jenkins.
  • Music: Hutch Demouilpied.
  • Sound: Hutch Demouilpied.
  • Poster designer: Sam Oakley.
  • Producer: Abigail Addison.

A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance held in her honour. Their plan requires a surprising amount of artistry and violence. Based on a story by artist Leonora Carrington, Elizabeth Hobbs celebrates her startling tale with paint and collage.

Elizabeth Hobbs

Elizabeth Hobbs is a London based artist working with animation. Her films are experimental in form and often centred upon real life people or events. She received a BAFTA British Short Animation nomination for I’m OK, and in 2022 her film The Debutante was shortlisted for an Academy award.