Short - Programme 6 (110')Short Competition
Tuesday, 31 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00
Τρίτη, 31 Μαρτίου 2015, Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος, Ώρες: 20:00-22:00
01. Lune, 6’ 16’’
Directed by Toma Leroux , Patrick Delage
Screenplay: Toma Leroux, Nicolas Soloy, Philippe Baby, Patrick Delage
Animation: Jerome Charton, Benjamin Weislo, Patrick Delage
Technique: 3D Computer animation
Music: Antonio Egea, Matthieu Langlet
At night, a sleepy town, a deserted kitchen, a microwave turns, a bottle's warming up, a hungry baby's babbling. Who's going to feed her?
02. The Mechanical Waltz, 5’
Belgium, France 2015
Directed by Julien Dykmans
Screenplay: Julien Dykmans
Animation: William Thomas
Technique: 3D animation
Music: Amaury Bernier
The Mechanical Waltz is a story of puppets living in a totalitarian world. They are destined to enact the same routine, controlled by their masters. But today is the day that frees them from the mechanical quotidian, and releases them into a beautiful waltz of freedom.
03. The Night Ocean / La Nit de l'Oceà, 12’
Directed by María Lorenzo
Screenplay: María Lorenzo
Animation: María Lorenzo, Sergio Pilán
Technique: Animated drawing and painting
Music: Armando Bernabeu Lorenzo
A house anchored to the coast. An artist on vacation. An isolated dreamscape.
The unnameable is to come.
04. The Third Eye, 16’ 36’’
Directed by Jerome Perrillat-Collomb
Screenplay: Jerome Perrillat-Collomb
Animation: Jerome Perrillat-Collomb, Francois Bertin, Amelie Harrault
Technique: Drawings, 2D computer animation
Music: Claude Debussy
Theo secretly piles up objects in a letterbox of an uninhabited house. These are offerings, among other rituals he makes, in which he always avoids odd numbers, and in particular, the number 3. He follows the advice of enigmatic Abra, in order to prevent misfortune from hitting him and his family. But misfortune soon strikes at his classroom’s window...
05. Sowing the Seeds of Change, 6’ 36’’
Directed by Doreen Edemafaka
Technique: 2D Computer animation
Use of trees for firewood, has caused substantial environmental and social damage in Kenya. Wangari Maathai, empowered communities to replant the country.
06. Wind, 3’ 49’’
Directed by Robert Löbel
Screenplay: Robert Löbel
Technique: QuickTime HD
WIND is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions.
07. Déjà – Moo, 10’
Directed by Stefan Müller
Screenplay: Stefan Müller
Animation: Stefan Müller
Music: Ralf Merten, Gabriel Improta, IgnacioViano, Frank Nachtigall, Steffen Winkler, Gustav Lundgren
It could have been a nice Saturday ...were it not for a mad cow, a hysteric mother and two ambulance men, who are all good at one thing mainly: Creating chaos. Comedy about a young Berliner in the German Alps, who gets by a series of confusions in a hospital. A surreal nightmare for our hero, who runs from kafkaesque situations to psychedelic moments.
08. Catcher / Fänger, 5’
Director Fabian Koppenhöfer
Screenplay Fabian Koppenhöfer
Technique: 3D Computer animation
The catcher desperately tries on the edge of a steep cliff to preserve the playing
children from falling into the abyss. At the end he has no other option to go his own
09. Plasticine Alphabet / Plastilinki Azbuka, 6’
Directed by Sergey Merinov
Screenplay: Natalia Rumianteva, Igor Melnikpv
Technique: Clay animation
Music: Igor Satsevich
«Plastilinki. AlphabetL» is claymation series of funny cartoons about Russian Alphabet. Each film is a short story in a poem. Each film is a play with words and letters, a chain of magic and sudden transformations.
10. Roadtrip, 20’’
Directed by Xaver Xylophon
Screenplay: Xaver Xylophon, Ariana Berndl
Animation: Xaver Xylophon
Technique: Hand drawn (frame by frame) pen, paper & digital
Music: Xaver Xylophon
Julius can't sleep. To get his head empty he decides to go on a roadtrip, but somehow he can't manage to leave. A hand drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty bargirls, the desolateness of Berlin (even in summer) and waterproof socks
11. 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-out animation
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.
12. The Looking Planet, 16' 38''
Directed by Eric Law Anderson
Screenplay: Eric Law Anderson
Animation: Eric Law Anderson, Sara Smilnak, Shelbi Caudill, John Sasser
Music: licensed from Audio Network
Dialogues: Fictional language
During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmos Corps of Engineers decides to break some fundamental laws in the name of self expression.