Short 2 - 110’ 92’’

Short Competition

01. CANTARELLA, 8’ 20’’

Italy 2012

Direction: Diego Dada

Screenplay: Diego Dada, Fabio Scarselli, Gabriele Diana

Animation: Diego Dada

Technique: Digital animation

Music: Gabriele Bochicchio

Dialogues: Italian

Subtitles: English


Art is dead. The'Muse' is dead and artists of all time to pay tribute attending Her funeral, but someone did not attend...



02. THE CATFISH AND THE MOON / Som i Luna, 6’ 18’’

Russia 2013

Direction: Natalia Ryss

Screenplay: Natalia Ryss

Animation: Natalia Ryss

Technique: Cut-out animation

Music: Dmitriy Milovanov

Dialogues: None

Subtitles: English


The love story on the background of changing seasons.



03. IMPOSTOR / Imposteur, 6’ 33’’

Switzerland/France 2013

Direction, Graphic design: Elie Chapuis

Screenplay: Elie Chapuis, Veronica Da Costa

Animation: Kim Keukeleire, Violaine Picaut

Technique: Puppet animation

Sound, Music: Yan Volsy

Language: None


In a city at night, a human-shaped deer tries to steal a man's identity by taking his head off.



04. MORPHETTE, 3’ 36’’

Australia 2013

Direction: Magda Matwiejew

Screenplay: Magda Matwiejew


Technique: 2D, 3D computer animation, CGI

Music: Paul Fletcher

Dialogues: None


Morphette is a short animated film about the iconic images that represented femininity from the mid 1800s to the early 1900s. Morphette is structured by using of a series of rich and visually dense scenes. Creating moving “paintings”.



05. SHAVE IT, 4’

Argentina 2013

Direction: Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso

Screenplay: Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso

Animation: Fernando Maldonado

Technique: 3D computera animation

Music: Cyrille Marchesseau



In a jungle where giant bulldozers shave the vegetation, a monkey finds a razor and decides to use it. With a human appearance, he moves to the city and sets out to climb society's ladder.



06. SONATA, 11’’

France 2013

Direction: Nadia Micault

Screenplay: Nadia Micault

Animation: Nadia Micault, Ben Fligans, Julien Bonnafous, Damien Climent

Technique: Rotoscopy

Music: György Sándor Ligeti

Dialogues: None


In an imaginary musical world, a young woman seeks escape, loses herself and tests her own limits. Gradually she must open up in order to reinvent herself.



07. SPIDER AND FLIES / Pająk i Muchy, 3’ 30’’

Poland 2013

Direction: Tessa Moult-Milewska

Screenplay: Tessa Moult-Milewska

Animation: Tessa Moult-Milewska

Technique: Cut-out animation

Music: Krzysztof A. Janczak

Dialogues: None


“Spider and Flies” is an animated variation about a poem for children written by the polish author Jan Brzechwa. It tells the story of an old but cunning spider, eager for a meal. The story can also be read as a metaphor of a consumptive nature of developing towns.



08. THE BOOK OF THE DEAD / Le Livre des Morts, 30’

France 2012

Direction: Alain Escalle

Screenplay: Alain Escalle

Animation: Studio AE

Technique: Live, 3D computer animation

Music: Flemming Nordkrog

Dialogues: Russian

Subtitles: English


In the rubble of a run-down city, somewhere in Eastern Europe, Mikhail is grappling with his own personal demons, in the course of an ultimate journey among the ghosts trapped in the pages of a book. Faded images from the past and painful memories gradually come to life.



09. TOTO, 12’ 

Poland 2013

Direction: Zbigniew Czapla

Screenplay: Zbigniew Czapla

Animation: Zbigniew Czapla

Technique: Painting on paper

Music: Goska Isphording

Dialogues: Polish

Subtitles: English


"Toto", a kaleidoscope of events filled to the brim with suspense and awe, is an universal story of naivete and irreversibly lost infant dreams.



10. WE EITHER MEET IN THIS WORLD... / Sehen wir uns nicht in dieser Welt..., 14’

Germany 2013

Direction: Daniel Höpfner

Screenplay: Daniel Höpfner

Animation: Daniel Höpfner


Music: Daniel Höpfner

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English, French, Espagnol


Forced to leave his old home in Wolkenberg (Kl__nik) because of resettlement, Mr L. finds himself in a small room packed with his belongings. The room is in a building in the middle of a vast industrial zone. Great plumes of smoke obscure the sky. Instead of checking that all of his possessions are there, Mr L. starts to explore his new accommodation and the immediate neighbourhood, step by step. His exploratory walk becomes a pilgrimage through a dying, failing world.



11. PIPKIN. 5’ 27’’

UK 2013

Direction: Pamela Wyn Shannon

Screenplay: Pamela Wyn Shannon

Animation: Linda McCarthy

Technique: Puppet animation

Music: Pamela Wyn Shannon

Dialogues: English and Welsh

Subtitles: English


Pipkin is a sycamore seed blown by the wind, who journeys to find a place of belonging within the cycles of life.



12. RESISTANT SOUL / Animo Resistente, 4’ 30’’

Italy 2013

Direction: Simone Massi

Screenplay: Simone Massi

Animation: Simone Massi

Technique: Drawing on paper

Music: Stefano Sasso

Dialogues: Italian

Subtitles: English


Around May '44 on Mount Sant' Angelo there is a house that falls asleep and begins to dream.



13. AUTUMN LEAVES / Premier Automne, 10’ 30’’

France 2013

Direction: Carlos De Carvalho, Aude Danset

Screenplay: Carlos De Carvalho,Aude Danset

Animation: Studio InEfecto

Technique: 2D, 3D computer animation

Music: Frédéric Boulard

Dialogues: None


Abel lives in the winter and Apolline lives in the summer. Both of them will have to learn compromise to protect the other...