STUDENT 1 – 90’ 50’’Student Competition
01. ODIO, 1’ 26’
Direction: Adriano Vessichelli
Screenplay: Adriano Vessichelli
Animation: Adriano Vessichelli
Music: Pierre O'reilly
This is the story of a spirit who has experienced a life of social exclusion.In the first shot we see the character staring at nothing, lost in its memories. With a close up on its eyes we enter into past memories within the blink of an eye. We discover it has been betrayed in a threatening manner. Escaping from this world, the spirit is scared, afraid and sorrowful. However, the reaction is of anger. Expressing these feelings with an explosion of rage leads to solitude and loneliness.
02. CAMERA OBSCURE, 4’ 42’’
Direction: Dimitris Simou
Screenplay: Dimitris Simou
Animation: Dimitris Simou
Technique: 3D computer animation
Inside an image-producing machine, a man falls in love with the perfect image. But feelings are not permitted inside this machine, at least not in this side...
03. CATRINA, 2’ 54’’
Direction: Luisa Elías
Screenplay: Vancouver Film School
Animation: Luisa Elías
Technique: Classical animation (using paper)
Music: Matthew Thomas
In the middle of the night a hungry little girl meets death in the form of an elegant woman who plays with her and invites her to celebrate the Day of the Dead with breads and sweets.
04. COGAS, 9’ 43’’ Cogas
Direction: Michela Anedda
Screenplay: Michela Anedda, Stefano Nurra, Alex Kay
Animation: Michela Anedda
Technique: Stop-motion animation
Music: Terry Peng
Cogas is a short stop motion animation, a dark tale of old vampire witches and newborn babies' blood
05. EPHEMERAL AMBIENCES, 7’ 38’’
Direction: Bojana Rajevic
Screenplay: Bojana Rajevic
Animation: Bojana Rajevic
Technique: Moving composite image
Music: Wooden Ambulance
Art project Ephemeral Ambiences explores the possibilities of merging hand drawings and software camera movement. The goal of this experiment is to create new ways of perceiving drawings and to experiment with composite moving image. The scenes are taken from some old family photographs, and later on manipulated in order to create new, dreamlike, imaginary visions.
06. EUGEN, 2’ 07’’
Direction: Alma Weber
Screenplay: Alma Weber
Animation: Alma Weber
Music: Richard Siedhoff
When Eugen frightens accidentally a little bird, he gets very sad about himself. He decides to change the situation and himself to get a new point of view.
07. HIDDEN TRACK, 6’ 36’’
Direction: Elisabeth Zwimpfer
Screenplay: Elisabeth Zwimpfer
Animation: Theresa Grysczok, Daniel Maass, Elisabeth Zwimpfer
Technique: Cut-out, 2D computer, Mixed Media
Music: Thos Henley (KF Records), Leonard Bahro
A lonely woman is looking for jobs. Her neighbor hears her singing at the heating.
When she´s on her way to the letterbox, her neighbor appears singing her song. She follows him in a discotheque. After a unhappy dance they start a revolt. Getting into trouble is their chance to escape.
08. FAT AND SKINNY / Gruby i chudy, 8’ 41’’
Direction: Aleksandra Brozyna
Screenplay: Aleksandra Brozyna
Animation: Aleksandra Brozyna
Technique: Drawn animation, 2D animation
Music: George Antoniv
The title characters are boys who live their lives in the rhythm of their strange habits. They think that existence wihout these daily rituals would be impossible. Many surprises await you in their world. We are taking part in the search for ways to satisfy some inner hunger the boys are coping with. In order to discover the darks secrets that they are hiding, one must look back.
09. GAME OVER, 3’ 45’’
Direction: Seyed Monsen Pourmonseni Shakid
Screenplay: Seyed Monsen Pourmonseni Shakid
Animation: Seyed Monsen Pourmonseni Shakid
A social short movie.
10. METANOIA, 3’ 55’’
Direction: Tomas Silva
Screenplay: Tomas Silva
Animation: Tomas Silva
A lonely boy is beaten by a mysterious masked man, they both hide a dark past.
11. MILK TEATH / Dents de lait, 4’ 05’’
Direction: Julie Charette
Screenplay: Julie Charette
Animation: Julie Charette
Technique: drawing on paper, cut-out, sand animation
Music: Julia Mermelstein
The loss of a tooth shakes a young boy's world upside, making him grow up faster than he wishes.
12. MRS SWING GOES TI THE SCHEISSEDISKO / Frau Schwein geht in die Scheissedisko, 7’ 58’’
Direction: Mathias Barth, Christian Hippchen
Screenplay: Mathias Barth, Christian Hippchen
Animation: Mathias Barth, Christian Hippchen
Technique: Cut-out animation
Music: Philipp Kessling
Saturday night, 8 o‘clock. Register‘s clear. Knocking off. Now heading home. Hotting up and drinking wine. Noise, stench and lots of dirt. We‘re almost done. And then it‘s time. Mrs Swine goes to the Scheissedisko.
13. DOTYK, 5’ 25’’
Direction: Rebecca Barbuscia, Nikki Vakid, Kamil Kopys, Subaru Yamazaki
Screenplay: Rebecca Barbuscia, Nikki Vakid, Kamil Kopys, Subaru Yamazaki
Animation: Rebecca Barbuscia, Nikki Vakid, Kamil Kopys, Subaru Yamazaki
The tale of four bulb-like characters living in a world between reality and surrealism.
14. THE PASSING, 5’ 09’’
Direction: Hamish Lambert
Screenplay: Hamish Lambert
Animation: Hamish Lambert
Music: Ian Baird
Dialogues: Hamish Lambert
Language of dialogues: None
A child takes the life of a loved one for granted
15. THE SEA, 5’
Direction: Zofia Dabrowska
Screenplay: Zofia Dabrowska
Animation: Zofia Dabrowska
Technique: Cut-out animation
Music: Paris Music
Language of dialogues: -
The story about the Sea, made a cut-out technique.
16. OUT FROM THE DEEP / Iz dubine, 6’ 50’’
Direction: Katrin Novakovic
Screenplay: Katrin Novakovic
Animation: Katrin Novakovic
Technique: Stop-motion, puppets
Music: Ante Bozic Kudric
No peeking, please! Modern life has isolated us and made us somewhat detached. The Good Old Swing Octopus comes to the rescue! Emerging from the depths of the sea, it brings life to our jaded city souls.
17. REFLECTIONS, 5’ 19’’
Direction: Bosmat Agayoff, Alon Ziv
Screenplay: Bosmat Agayoff, Alon Ziv
Animation: Bosmat Agayoff, Alon Ziv
Music: Ady Cohen
Barnie, a grown man, Play around with his childish reflection in an urban landscape.
But the fun comes to an end when other adults around him change him and turn him into one of them.