Short - Programme 4

Short Competition

Sunday, 29 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00


01. The Voyage of the Beagle, Armadillo / Potovanje na ladji Beagle, Pasavec, 10’

Slovenia 2014

Directed by Jernej Lunder

Screenplay: Jernej Lunder, Maja Dolores Subic


Technique: 2D Computer, Ilustrations

Music: Jaka Strajnar

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None


Do you know how many different Armadillo species exists? Do you know what they eat? Join famous explorer Charles Darwin on his voyage on the Beagle boat and explore South America with him.



02. Hunter and the King / Lovac i Kralj, 7’ 43’’

Croatia 2014

Directed by Vjekoslav Živković

Screenplay: Vjekoslav Živković

Animation: Vjekoslav Živković, Sylria Viranco Extramiana

Technique: 2D Computer animation

Music: Maro Market

Dialogues: None


A young Native American warrior goes hunting. Deep in the black forest he faces Deer, the King, but is unable to catch him – the chase begins and the warrior’s obsession with his prey grows stronger and stronger...



03. Lepus Fagus, 6’ 32’’

UK 2012

Directed by Laura Spark

Screenplay: Laura Spark

Animation: Laura Spark

Technique: Stop-motion animation

Music: L.V. Beethoven

Dialogues: None


A young hare finds himself facing questions of mortality, loss and loneliness. Alone and with no-one to guide him he looks to the ancient stars for answers. Unable to decipher the world around him and the nature of being he takes matters into his own hands.



04. Lost Property, 6’ 14’’

UK 2014

Directed by Åsa Lucander

Screenplay: Åsa Lucander

Animation: Åsa Lucander, Marc Moynihan, Ana Garcia, Ana Fyda, Michael Towers, Simon Testro, Nathan Brenville

Technique: 2D Computer animation

Music: David Arch

Dialogues: None


When you lose something dear to your heart, there is only one place it can be found. The Lost Property office.



05. Oddbod / Un drôle de coco, 6' 11"

Belgium 2014

Directed by 22 children

Screenplay: 22 children

Animation: 22 children

Technique: Cut-out paper animation

Music: Michov Gillet

Affiliation: Jean-Luc Slock (Camera-etc)

Dialogues: French

Subtitles: English


Oddbod the chick is born in a family of penguin. It’s difficult to learn to swim and to go fishing as his brother and her sister...



06. One of a Kind, 3’ 30’’

UK 2014

Directed by Rok Predin

Screenplay: Richard Barnett, Rok Predin

Animation: Will Thomas, Sam Cundall, Rok Predin, Seni Soetan

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: Daniel Pemberton

Dialogues: English



A warm, dreamlike tale of reverse evolution and a grand comment on the time/space continuum.



07. Zepo, 3’ 08’’

Spain 2014

Directed by Cesar Diaz Melendez

Screenplay: Cesar Diaz Melendez

Animation: Cesar Diaz Melendez

Technique: Sand animation

Music: Cesar Diaz Melendez

Dialogues: None


Time ago, a winter morning, a little girl went out looking for firewood, she went away from home and came across a blood trail... she followed it.



08. Junk girl, 15’

Iran 2014

Directed by Mohammad Zare, Shalale Kheiri

Screenplay: Shalale Kheiri

Animation: Mohammad Zare

Technique: Stop-motion animation

Music: Selective

Dialogues: None


There once was a girl who was made up of junk. She looked really dirty, and she smelled like a skunk. She was always unhappy...



09. Without a Doubt, 6’ 3’’

USA 2014

Direction: Gerald Guthrie

Animation: Gerald Guthrie

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: John Chase

Dialogues: English


'Without a Doubt' is a digital animation that illustrates one variation on the 17th century philosopher Rene Descartes' view of the world. This time-based visual metaphor draws together Descartes' understanding of geometry, expressly the invention of the Cartesian co-ordinates (X,Y,Z), and his most famous statement, 'I think, therefore I am,' to create an introspective dimension within our own understanding.



10. Prosopon, 4’ 45’’

USA 2014

Directed by Thomas Thoma

Screenplay: Thomas Thoma

Animation: Siyu Xia, Juiting Fan, Xiaolei Ning, Thomas Thoma, Kori Amacker

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: "Prosopon Reveal" by Mikhail Bogach, "Sky Spoon" by Parrish Baker



A riot policeman encounters a demented old woman.



11. Swan, 4’ 12’’

Ukraine / France 2014

Directed by Oleksandr Danylenko

Screenplay: Oleksandr Danylenko

Animation: Oleksandr Danylenko

Technique: 2D Computer cut-out, Draw on paper

Music: Kwoon

Dialogues: (Lyrics) in English

Subtitles: None


Our souls are like swans. We have only one true love in life. But true love is stronger than time or distance. And sometimes even the border between the worlds can not stand in it's way.



12. The Fan, 6’ 53’’

Iran 2014

Directed by Fatemeh Sohani

Screenplay: Fatemeh Sohani

Animation: Lida Khosravani Pour

Technique: 2D, 3D Computer animation

Music: Danial Ostad Abdolhamid

Dialogues: None


The story about an old fan that scares of being recycled....



13. The Great Vairitosky / El Gran Vairitosky, 14’ 18’’

Argentina 2014

Directed by Matias Carrizo

Screenplay: Matias Carrizo

Animation: Luis Maldonado, Adriana Zanier, Analia Pereda, Raul Vidal

Technique: Stop-motion animation

Music: Luis Toro

Dialogues: Spanish

Subtitles: English


Vairitosky is an immortal artist. His act consists of dying in different ways, and then magically resurrected. The public is impatient, wants to see Vairitosky, who does not come into play. What will happen?



14. The Hen, 7’ 05’’

Russia 2014

Directed by Vasil Bedoshvili

Screenplay: Vasil Bedoshvili


Technique: 2D animation

Music: Timur Vedernikov

Dialogues: None


A comic allegory about a silly, hen whose desire to live footloose and fancy-free collides with her inborn sense of goodness and motherhood. In the finale, our heroine becomes a mother with no shortage of youngsters.



15. Lady of the Night, 9’ 40’’

France 2014

Directed by Laurent Boileau

Screenplay: Attie Esterhuizen, Laurent Boileau, Pierre Core

Animation: Kamal Aitmihoub, Jean-Luc Ballester, Philippe Balmossière, Franck Bonay, Christian Kuntz, Juliette Laurent, Lionel Marchand

Technique: 2D Computer animation

Music: Attie Esterhuizen

Dialogues: English


The annual dinner commemorating the death of Cornelius revives Samuel’s memories. He was 20 years old when he discovered is attraction to Cornelius. Tormented by regret and misunderstood by all, he never revealed his homosexuality to Cornelius’s family, whom he had invited that evening. After their departure, Samuel retires to his room, desperate, and seeks for refuge in his nightlife: he becomes a Queen of the Night, in tribute to his lost love.