About us


BAT Collective is a London based studio created by Bali Engel and Mat Landour.
Bat Collective works in animation and illustration and has done projects for major international clients such as CocaCola, Fanta, Kellogs, Tropicana, Kia, Acer,IOC Olympics, Royal bank of Canada .... 
Their films have been awarded over fifty times in the most prestigious festivals around the world such as SIGGRAPH, Clermont Ferrand, AISFF, British Animation Awards, Clio Awards, Adc Young Guns, ... They have been screened all over the world hundreds of times now, including collaborations with prestigious tv channels such as Canal Plus, ...
Bat Collective embraces all types of mediums, whether 2d, 3d, sculptures or puppets. Its only aim is to deliver powerful storytelling combined with a unique visual world. 
As directors, Bat Collective is also represented by Passion Paris on the French territory, Nomint on the Uk and Us territory, and tendril on the canadian territory. ​​​​​​​
List of awards:

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Brussels Short Film Festival in Belgium Official Selection
Palm Springs ShortFest in palm Springs USA Official Selection
Festival des films du monde in Montreal Canada Official Selection
Milwaukee Film Festival USA Official Selection
Shnit International Shortfilmfestival Switzerland Official Selection
Hamptons International Film Festival USA
Brno Festival Czech Republic Honorable mention
Chicago International Film Festival USA Official Selection
Naoussa International Film Festival Greece Official Selection
Reggio Film Festival Italy Official Selection
Asiana International Short Film Festival South Korea ROCK AWARD
St. Louis International Film Festival USA Official Selection
Linea D'ombra festival Italy
Festival Eurydice du court-métrage prix de la mise en scene
Leeds International Film Festival USA Official Selection
Sleepwalkers International Short Film Festival Estonia Official Selection
Catacumba Film Festival Prix du Jury
Catacumba Film Festival Prix du Meileur acteur
Short film event association 7ème Art Skema Lille france
Bogota Short Film Festival Columbia Official Selection
Le Jour le Plus Court France Official Selection
Festival Une Nuit Trop Courte Grenoble - Zone Art Official Selection
Akbank Short Film Festival Turkey Official Selection
Fantasy Bruxelles official Selection Belgium
Buffalo Niagara Film Festival USA Official Selection
Third Culture Film Festival Hong Kong Official selection
UN*DEPENDENCE Film Festival United Kingdom official Selection
Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne Australia Official Selection
Leiden International Short Film Festival Germany Competition
EIDÔLON Festival France
Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Landau La.Meko Germany
Festival Internacional de Cine y Audiovisual Infantil y Juvenil Venezuela
ProxyAct Film Festival United Kingdom London
Kimera Film Festival Italy
Cryptshow Festival Spain
Festival de Cortometrajes Pachuca Mexico
Indy Film Fest USA
Festival International du Film Vidéo de Vébron France Official Selection
Rubber Festival Internacional de la Música en el Cine Mexico
IndieCrete Film Festival Greece


The elaborate end of Robert Ebb

Special jury mention CIM SUECA festival in Valencia
World wide short Film Festival Official selesction
Festival international du film d’Aubagne France
Audience award Utopiales Sci Fi festival
Best screenplay Puteaux Film FEST'ival

MECAL short film festival in Barcelona official selection
Festival Aye Aye Film de Nancy France
Manlleu Film Festival Spain
Festival européen du film fantastique de Strasbourg, France
Clap 89 France Best artistic direction award
CANAL PLUS AWARD at the clermont Ferrand film festival in 2012

FILMETS Badalona Film Festival de Barcelone Spain
Rencontres Ciné en Herbe de Montluçon, France
Vendome short film festival selection
ENCOUNTERSFilm festival 2011Bristol UK selection

Commercial projects
Coke Siege wins best 3d Commercial at the BAA British Animation Awards
Coke siege is in the Stash Best of 2011, here is a link
Motionographer interview about Coke Siege
Coke Siege selected at the Ottawa film festival 2011
Coke received a silver award for animation at Clio 2011 Awards
Coke received a silver award for visual effects at Clio 2011 awards
IOC selected at the Broadcast Design Award 2010
IOC selected at the Annecy film festival 2010
IOC selected at the British Animation Festival
IOC's SHOOT Top spot of the year 2009
ADC Young guns 2009 Directors winners
Boards award 2009 nominee

En Tus Brazos
"du rififi dans les ecoles d'anim" Paris, France "Audience award" and "jury special award"
"Encounters" Bristol UK
"PISAF", Seoul, Corée
"emagiciens" Valenciennes France
"Imagina" Monaco Best student short film award
"Festival Premiers Regards" Paris France Best direction award
"Festival Romance in a can" Miami, USA, Best short film award
"Festival d'animation d'Auch" Auch, France
"Festival de Mar del plata" Mar del Plata, Argentine
"Animac" lleida, Spain
"Mostra internacional de Sagunt" Sagunt, Spain
"Newportbeach Film Festival" Newport beach, California USA, Best Animated Short
"Trickfilm Festival " Stuttgart, Germany
"International Short Film Festival of Lille" Lille, France
"re Animacja" Poland
"SICAF", Seoul, COREE
"Festival International d'Animation d'ANNECY" Annecy, France
"Festival Arcipelago", Rome, Italy
"MIAF" Melbourne, Australia
"Animamundi" Rio de janeiro, Brazil
"Siggraph07", San Diego, California USA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
"LIAF" London, UK
"International Week end of animation of WIESBADEN", Wiesbaden, Germany
"TIAF", Taiwan, Taiwan
"Synch Digital", Athènes, Greece
"San Fran Indie Anifest", San Francisco, USA
"WEBCUTS", Berlin, GERMANY, Best Animation
"WORLD SHORT FILM AWARD", New York, USA
"Festival d'un jour", Valence, France


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