Short 6 - 113’ 05’’Short Competition
01. A RECIPE FOR GRUEL, 10’
Direction: Sharon Smith
Screenplay: Sharon Smith
Animation: Sharon Smith
Technique: 2D computer animation
Life, one meal at a time.
02. COMMERCIAL INDIAN, 4' 16''
Direction: Suresh Eriyat
Screenplay: Suresh Eriyat
Technique: Mixed technique
Commercial for Indian TV.
03. BLACK SOIL / Chornozem, 5’ 03’’
Direction: Stepan Koval
Screenplay: Stepan Koval
Animation: Nadia Limova
Technique: Clay, cut-out animation
This story is about when a person, through their faith and perseverance produces a result that exceeds his expectations.
04. COINCIDENSES / Coincidenze, 4’ 51’’
Direction: Paola Luciani
Screenplay: Paola Luciani, Fabio Testa
Animation: Paola Luciani
Technique: drawing on paper
Affiliation: Paola Luciani
A favorite meeting of the shadows that move in a rhythm different from that of the two protagonists.
05. DYSPALIA, 4’ 28’’
Direction: Kalle Lotta Mossige-Norheim
Screenplay: Kalle Lotta Mossige-Norheim
Animation: Kalle Lotta Mossige-Norheim
Technique: Liquid fluids on glass
Music: Robin Bennich
When cells change and start to grow in an out-of-controlled way, this often entails a catastrophe for the being it happens within. But these new cells have no intention to harm and there is nothing for them to win by taking over the body – they just follow their new instructions of how to grow. And if this finally leads to the end for the body, it’s also the end for these cells. No one wins, it just happens.
06. ELECTRIC SOUL, 5’
Direction: Joni Männistö
Screenplay: Joni Männistö
Animation: Joni Männistö
Technique: Object animation
Music: Lucas Pedersen
An electrifying view to a buzzing micropolis.
07. EX ANIMO, 6’ 52’’
Direction: Wojciech Wojtkowski
Animation: Wojciech Wojtkowski
Music: Tomasz Jakub Opalka
An animated impression. Images conjured up by the animator form a two-dimensional reality of their own. Absurd and unrelated scenes describe the rules governing the world confined to a sheet of paper and animation technique. The relationships between the characters seem strangely familiar.
08. NAVAJO SONG, 6’ 30’’
Direction: Roman Sokolov
Screenplay: Roman Sokolov
Animation: Roman Sokolov
Technique: 2D flash animation
Music: Marina Landa Sergey Vasilyev
The plot is based on an ancient song of Navaho Indians expressing the feeling of an eternal link between all the living creatures on the Earth. This is a story about o man who possesses a skill to let everything go easily. He shares his special view of the world with the ones who surround him and the latter thus get a chance to realize something and to change something.
09. RECYCLED, 5’ 32’’
Direction: Lei Lei, Thomas Sauvin
Screenplay: Lei Lei
Animation: Lei Lei
Music: Zafka Zhang
The following images were sourced over the years from a recycling zone in the outskirts of Beijing. We scanned more than half a million 35mm color film negatives. Those negatives build up a portrait of the capital city and the life of her inhabitants over the last thirty years. Here, we selected 3000 photos to create the animation you are about to see.
10. THE ROSE OF TURAIDA, 6’ 15’’
Direction: Ryan Grobins
Screenplay: Ryan Grobins
Animation: Ryan Grobins
Technique: Ryan Grobins
Music: Nicole Brady
Dialogues (narration): English
Based on a true story set in 17th century Latvia, The Rose of Turaida tells of the tragedy of a beautiful young woman who makes the ultimate sacrifice for love and honour.
11. SHORT TIPS FOR ARTIST - TIP #12, 2’
Direction: Csongor Gazdag
Screenplay: Csongor Gazdag
Animation: Csongor Gazdag
Technique: Cinema 4D, ZBrush, After Effects, Audition
Music: Csongor Gazdag
The remaining pieces of an episode from a scrapped tip series designed to help artists with their creative process.
12. STICKY, 19’ 50’’
Direction: Jilli Rose
Animation: Jilli Rose
Technique: 3D computer, rotoscope, After Effects
Music: Billy Tankard & Kristin Rule
Exiled from the tropical paradise where they evolved, a handful of remarkable stick insects, the last of their kind, clung to life on a single, windswept bush on a remote sea stack for 80 years. Now they're back from the brink of extinction, but when can they go home? Sticky tells a wonderfully positive Australian conservation success story, celebrating the persistence of life, the adventure and passion embedded in science, and the little creatures underfoot.
13. STOP, 3’ 40’’
Direction: Ion Octavian Frecea
Screenplay: Radu Pintilie
Animation: Ion Octavian Frecea
Technique: 3D computer animation
Music: Johny Cash
In the middle of desert a man can not cross the auto-road. A zebra died crosing the street. Next day all people are crosing safely on the skin of zebra. We thank zebra for her sacrifice.
14. SYNESTHESIA, 5’ 50’’
Direction: Michel Gagne
Animation: Michel Gagne
Technique: Digital 2D animation
Music: Gheorghe Costinescu
In the summer of 2013, composer Gheorghe Costinescu commissioned artist Michel Gagné to create an animated visualization based on his 1973 work, Dots, Lines, and Patches for recorded electronic sounds. The experiment resulted in a true synesthetic rendition where senses overlap and blend with one another.
15. NOISE OF THE WORLD / El Ruido del Mundo, 13’
Direction: Coke Riobóo
Screenplay: Coke Riobóo
A composer is afflicted by a strange illness: he can hear every noise in the world. Through his music, he will find a way to keep the noise under control. Short film animated frame by frame with plasticine drawings on under-lit glass.
16. HOME APPLIANCE / Electrodoméstico, 13’
Direction: Erik de Luna
Screenplay: Erik de Luna, Raúl Torres
Animation: Sergio Velázquez
Technique: Stop Motion
Music: Sherele & Arnaldo Antunes
We were Adam and Eve / then home appliances appeared. Prudencio and Esther's life reflects a civilization plunged into the maelstrom of technology. In an attempt to get their relationship back on track, the couple uses objects to substitute aspects of their own relationship. And now, the sound of the doorbell announces the arrival of a new device, after which things will never be the same.