A very entertaining talk by Candy, with good advice interspersed by some of her animated films. Candy says she is interested in ‘everyday things, giving them importance’. I guess she’s best known for ‘Pond Life’, aired on Channel 4 in 1996 and 2000.
Glastonbury: in which the neurotic Dolly gets naked on stage with Bob Dylan
Candy was also commissioned for a series a very short films – just 7 seconds each – for Target Breast Cancer T shirt:
Many of her films comment on the everyday situations we all find ourselves in:
She also has a series of four illustrated books for young teenagers, telling the story of Jelly Rowntree who, she writes, is ‘wobbling on the edge of teenage-dom but clinging for dear life to childish things’.