• Directed By: Ella & Saoirse Bettison
  • UK / 4 mins
  • Screening: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 4:30 pm
  • Screens in Shorts V: POWGirls / Youth Showcase
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  • Location: Hollywood Theatre

PolytunnelStill3After hearing a story about the mythical polytunnel, two young slugs make a pact to visit it when they grow up. 20 slug years later, they take up the quest and embark on an epic journey to visit the polytunnel, but it is not as easy as they first think. They are forced to overcome traps set by the evil gardener, owner of the polytunnel as he attempts to protect his veg from the two invaders.




Directors HeadshotElla and Saoirse Bettison started making films in 2009, using a laptop camera to film. They produced a mix of animated and non-animated short films with a small group of friends.┬áIn 2015, they entered the St Albans Film Festival with ‘The Polytunnel’, and won Best Young Student Film.