The Flap Crashers

John Mallett, Denmark, 2012

7 min.DK/Short fictionAnimation

Three young birds long to experience what is beyond the high mountains of the valley. Flap must overcome his fear of flying after a terrible accident, if he is to migrate out of the valley with his two friends.
Basic information Credits
Original title The Flap Crashers
Danish title Glidende mavelandinger
Keywords Fly, Birds
Director John Mallett
Screenplay Michael Valeur, Jericca Cleland
Producer Michelle Nardone, Anne Katrine Talks
Sound Peter Albrechtsen
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
Online release 04.02.2013
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company The Animation Workshop
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction John Mallett


Screenplay Michael Valeur
Screenplay Jericca Cleland


Producer Michelle Nardone
Producer Anne Katrine Talks
Technical supervisor Svend Nordby


Editing supervisor Patrick Voetberg


Sound designer Peter Albrechtsen
Sound Thomas Ahlmark
Sound Thomas Richard Christensen
Sound Mark DiCenzo
Sound Jakob Bredahl


Zippy Christyan Lundblad
Flap Shilo Duffy
Neil Bart Browne

Visual effects

CGI coordinator Sunit Parekh-Gaihede
CGI Andrew Harris


Animator Lars Kristian Løveng Sunde
Animator Steffen Hansson
Animator Maria Lyng Poulsen
Animation supervisor Christian Kuntz
Rigging supervisor Jared Embley
Animation supervisor Jessie Roland

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