A Cautionary Tail

A Cautionary Tail is an animated short film starring Cate Blanchett, Barry Otto and David Wenham, which won the won the 2014 AACTA award for best short animation. 'A Cautionary Tail' also won the Jury award at the Austin Film Festival Jury Award, Best Animation at The Blue Mountains Film Festival and was a finalist in the Dendy Awards at the 2013 Sydney Film Festival. 

Writer: Erica Harrison

Director: Simon Rippingale

Producer: Pauline Piper



Behind the scenes pics from the miniature set shoot.


Heckler studios completed all our CGI lighting, texturing and compositing shots. Here are some before and after examples.