David Alexander Anderson



Anderson - a filmmaker whose work has encompassed experimental animation, drama, theatre and dance - trained at Bath Academy of Art and the National Film and Television School. His degree film Dreamland Express won a British Academy Award. Later films, including Deadsy and Door made in collaboration with the writer Russell Hoban, have garnered a multitude of awards. His film Dreamless Sleep won the Hiroshima Peace Prize. He was Visiting Professor of Animation at Harvard University. David died in 2015.


A Sense of Gravity, 2003
Motion Control, 2002
In The Time of Angels, 1994
Door, 1991
Deadsy, 1990
Dreamless Sleep, 1986
Dreamland Express, 1981


Best Animation Film Award, Tehran International Short Film Festival, 2008
First Prize, Best Experimental Film, Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA, 2008.