Short - Programme 2 (110')Short Competition
Friday, 27 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00
01. A stranger among icebergs / Chuzhoy sredi aisbergov, 13’ 25’’
Directed by Andrey Sokolov
Screenplay: Andrey sokolov
Animation: Manuk Depoyan
Technique: 2D animation
The story of a rooster who grew up among penguins and of love for one's family and the motherland.
02. Breathe, 3’ 50’’
Directed by David Begley
Screenplay: David Begley
Animation: David Begley
Technique: David Begley
Music: David Begley
From the chaos of a violent storm a young woman takes shelter in a cave and finds herself enchanted by a series of apparitions. As each one appears she breathes them away until finally her last breath carries her to a land of light.
03. Carrotrope, 8’
Directed by Paulo D Alva
Screenplay: Paulo D Alva
Animation: Paulo D Alva; David Doutel
Technique: 2D, draw on paper; crayon; chinese ink.
Music: André Natanael, Pedro Pestana
"Carrotrope is a new optical toy. It represents the cyclic movements of life. Meanwhile, a man drinks and the time passes at 24 frames per second."
04. Hippos / Hipopotamy, 12’ 29’’
Directed by Piotr Dumala
Screenplay: Piotr Dumala
Animation: Pawel Debski, Piotr Dumala
Technique: 2D Animation
Music: Alexander Balanescu
A few naked women and children are bathing in a river. They are being secretly observed by a group of men, who, at one point decide to approach them, in a violent manner, as if inspired by the behaviour of hippopotamuses.
05. Malania / Маланья, 16’ 23’’
Directed by Igor Pisarenko
Screenplay: Aleksei Sashin
Music: Aleksei Artishevsky
Only Malania, naive, kind and selfless woman, can defeat the Death coming to the village.
06. Mute, 4' 22"
Directed by Job, Joris & Marieke
Screenplay: Job, Joris & Marieke
Animation: Job, Joris & Marieke
Technique: CGI animation
Music: Happy Camper
In a world populated by people without a mouth, a gory accident leads to the discovery a mouth can be created by cutting yourself. This unleashes an enthusiastic chain reaction among the population!
07. Puiip!, 1’ 55’’
Directed by Leandro Martinez
Animation: Leandro Martinez
Technique: Digital 2D
Music: Leandro Martinez
A little short animation about a group of colorful creatures and a their journey to make an offering.
08. Sinners / Les Pécheresses, 16’
Directed by Gerlando Infuso
Screenplay: Gerlando Infuso
Animation: Gerlando Infuso
Technique: Gerlando Infuso
Music: Philippe Tasquin
Three stories about three women at three different epochs who suffer. Following an unfortunate gesture, they reap the wrath of a male figure.
09. The Vast Landscape - porcelain stories, 11’
Directed by Lea Vidakovic
Screenplay: Lea Vidakovic
Animation: Marion le Guillou and Lea Vidakovic
Technique: puppet animation
Music: Yoerik Roevens
A fox hunter and a porcelain shopkeeper lady, the scientist brothers, a seal, a boy and a music box. Six characters in their rooms filled with traces of longing, separated by a vast and bleak landscape. Four stories on love, contemplation and (self) destruction.
10. Three Kings / Trzej Krolowie, 8’ 09’’
Directed by Anna Blaszczyk
Screenplay: Anna Blaszczyk
Animation: Anna Blaszczyk, Agata Droga-Bazan, Tomasz Lesniak
Technique: collage (painting, cut-outs)
Music: Jan Duszynski
An animated short film based on a pastoral from “Pastorals and Carols with melodies”, published in Cracow in 1843. Three Kings: naive Gaspar, shy Melchior and nervous Balthasar embark on a journey following the light of the Star… The film refers to a biblical parable but it’s free of pathos – first of all it’s a tale about the adventures of the three men.
11. YEW “Between Up and Down”, 4’ 10’’
Directed by Frédéric Hainaut, Simon Medard
Technique: Drawing animation
Music: YEW Featuring Arno
Black and white atmosphere of the 30’s. A man is standing in front of a burning house before jumping into his car to run away.
12. Mimma, 12’ 40’’
Directed by Calvin Antoine Blandin
Screenplay: Calvin Antoine Blandin
Animation: Calvin Antoine Blandin
Technique: 3D Computer animation
Music: Denis Vautrin
After a tragic event, a child takes refuge in an alternative reality, where his mother is still present.