STUDENT 4 – 79’ 46’’Student Competition
01. EPILOGUE TO A BREAK, 9’ 28’’
Direction: Guy Elnathan
Screenplay: Guy Elnathan
Animation: Guy Elnathan
Dialogues: Hebrew, English
Synopsis: An animated diary. After a harsh breakup, our hero, Guy, decides to leave it all and fly to New Zealand. In hopes of finding true love. This proves difficult as he must first defeat his inner demons before he can put the past behind him.
02. FLOATS, 7’ 57’’
Direction: Idan Barzilay, Mor Israeli
Screenplay: Idan Barzilay, Mor Israeli
Animation: Idan Barzilay, Mor Israeli
Music: Gil Landau
The movie 'Floats' describes a state in which the entire existence turns into anticipation. A cynical look at figures which are moving in a repetitive manner as a sort of pendulum which reflects the passing of time and the cyclicality in which they are in.
03. FRAMED / Im Rahmen, 4’ 56’’
Direction: Evgenia Gostrer
Screenplay: Evgenia Gostrer
Animation: Evgenia Gostrer
Music: Michael Tuttle
How much do I love myself? What am I proud of? How do I present myself? How do I want to be seen like? Where are my personal boundaries and how do they look like? How far can I go?
04. JHOW GOGOL WROTE THE "NOSE" / Как Гоголь "Нос" написал, 8’ 05’’
Direction: Privalova Victoria
Screenplay: Privalova Victoria, Borovskikh Olga
Animation: Privalova Victoria, Popov Arseny, Vasiliev Sergey
Music: Gloushakov Yaroslav, Vikhareva Irina, Mironenko Nikolay
A surrealistic animation film-fantasy about Nikolay Gogol coming up with his story “The Nose”. Since childhood Gogol was blaming his nose for all of his misfortunes. In his opinion the nose was the cause of his poor academic performances, absent-mindedness and unsociable demeanor.
05. KIGO, 6’ 33’’
Direction: Izumi Yoshida
Screenplay: Izumi Yoshida
Animation: Izumi Yoshida
Music: Sebastian Ladyzynski
The film Kigo, depicting phenomena of nature specific for each of the four seasons, is an abstract visualization of Japanese poems called Haiku.
06. LADY No. 4, 2’ 17’’
Direction: Tal Hadar
Screenplay: Tal Hadar
Animation: Tal Hadar
Music: Roy Yahalomi
A lady enters the ladies room and gets carried away into an endless choreography of self-criticism in front of the mirror following the other ladies. The film tries to present the absurdity of the society's impact on the individual, and it is an allegory for the internal need of liberation standing against the desire to get closer to the ideal of beauty.
07. LOTHAR, 13’ 20’’
Direction: Luca Zuberbühler
Screenplay: Luca Zuberbühler
Animation: Silvio Alberti, Margit Gassner
Technique: 3D computer animation
Music: Christian Schlumpf, Michael Duss, Martin Skalsky
Whenever Lothar sneezes, things happen to explode. Therefore he isolates himself from the outer world. One day, when Lothar breaks his beloved toaster, he faces a dilemma.
08. MARIONETTE, 7’ 41’’
Direction: Amir Porat, Assaf Karass
Screenplay: Amir Porat, Assaf Karass
Animation: Amir Porat, Guy Zinger, Sofi Zilberg, Sivan Gavrieli
Music: Ori Avni
A Child afraid to go out of his home confronts his fear by using a marionette doll which his father builds for him, the child controls it from the rooftop of their building and by doing so is able to get over his fears of going out.
09. SCRAMBLE, 3’ 44’’
Direction: Andrew Palombo
Screenplay: Andrew Palombo
Animation: Andrew Palombo, Joash Oswe, Renyu Chen, Narissa Schander, Harry Davidson, Miles Hudson
Technique: 2D hand drawing
Music: Herman Oswe
In an unexpected case of mistaken identity Jojo’s regular morning shop for eggs turns into a run for his life as a pair of local thugs mistake him for a street thief.
10. TOMORROW, 8’ 15’’
Direction: Michal Orzechowski
Screenplay: Michal Orzechowski
Animation: Michal Orzechowski
11. THE MAN WITH THE NEVERENDING COAT / El Señor del Abrigo Interminable, 7’ 30’’
Direction: Victoria Sahores Ripoll
Screenplay: Victoria Sahores Ripoll
Animation: Victoria Sahores Ripoll
Technique: Stop-motion - puppets
Music: Manuel Sahores Ripoll
“The man with the never-ending coat” tells the story of a man with a coat that never stops growing. The man, isolated from society because of the unbearable burden, decides to start a journey with no clear destination, but with the intention of finding a place where to live at peace.