Private Project


Experimental Animation made possible due to recent developments in Machine Learning.
Created In collaboration alongside Mercury Award winning Artist Gwilym Sainsbury (former member of Alt-J).
Creating a digital heterotopia alongside Machine Learning Art collective Datagrama to create a fantastical space based on the ancient Bristol Woodlands. Exploring notions of collective subconscious, Panspermia and the work of Paul Stamets.

  • LOOR
  • Theo W. Scott
  • Theo W. Scott & Paul Trickett
    Art Direction
  • Paul Trickett
    Lead Compositor and 3D artist
  • Nick Waterton
    Compositor and 3D artist
  • Datagrama
    Artificial intelligence 'style transfer' rendering
  • Gary Pogue
    Additional Set Design
  • Luis Tamari & Ferdiand Ladera
    Style transfer source artwork
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short, Virtual Reality, Other
  • Genres:
    Machine Learning, Artificial intelligence, Animation, Music Video, Shortfilm
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 4, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Theo W. Scott

After Graduating in Fine Art Theo Scott’s short animation ‘DoughButt’ was commissioned and broadcast by Channel 4.
While continuing to work on short films Theo has exhibited internationally and published Cartoons in publications such as Britain’s best selling current affairs magazine “Private Eye.”
Theo’s most recent project involved harnessing Machine
Learning algorithms in order to create an experimental and
unprecedented 3D animation for a Mercury Award winning
musician (Gwil Sainsbury of Alt-J)

Cuties was commissioned by the BFI and film hub North as part of a program championing the early careers of ambitious filmmakers working in the visual arts.


‘Doughbutt’ (2017) Channel 4 Broadcast 2019
‘Sweetie Darling’ (2019) Random Acts C4
‘LOOR' Leigh Woods’ (2020) Music video for Mercury Award
winning artist.
'Cuties' (2021) BFI and Film hub North.

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