Section: International Competition of Animated Films for Children

The Red Herring (2015) 0

Finland, Ireland | 2015 | 6 min.

Greedy and lazy penguins soon forget about the friend who catches fish for them. They're conned by a stranger who promises to increase their catch. What goes around comes around – the traitors learn this when their plans for the food-catching-machine get out of hand. Luckily they still have their faithful friend.

CountryFinland, Ireland
Duration6 min
LanguageNo dialogues
SubtitleNo subtitles
Directed by Leevi Lemmetty
Screenplay Leevi Lemmetty
Director of Photography Leevi Lemmetty
Music Mark Thomas
Edited by Miikka Leskinen
Contact Tamsin Lyons


Leevi Lemmetty is a Finnish animator and director. He graduated from the prestigious British National Film and Television School with the successful short film Mad World (2006). He has directed short films, TV series and music videos. His short film animation works, which have been screened abroad, include Papa's Boy (Isan Poika, 2011), Kill Your Idols (2012), The Last Job (2012) and The Red Herring (2015).This film is a part of the set Short Animations 4.