The Itch of the Golden Nit

Client Tate

A surreal adventure straight from the wild imaginations of children! We asked children from all over the UK to contribute their drawings, story ideas and recorded sounds, so we could make a children’s animation by children for children. Follow our unlikely 11 year old hero Beanie as he battles to save the universe and return the Golden Nit to its rightful place at the heart of the sun.
Guinness World record for achieved for most contributors to a film.
Winner Children’s Bafta award in Interactive category 2011.

Also available: ‘The Making of the Itch of the Golden Nit’ a 12 minute documentary from concept to film premiere.

Produced, Directed and Animated by: Aardman with Tate and CBBC, Created by: 34,000 children aged 5-13 yrs Year: 2011, Style: hand-drawn 2D animation, Duration: 1 x 30 mins, Audience: Kids 5-13 yrs

Directed by Sarah Cox

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