Short - Programme 1 (110')Short Competition
Thursday, 26 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00
01. Bear Me. Sunbathing, 3’ 36’’
Directed by Kasia Wilk
Screenplay: Kasia Wilk
Animation: Kasia Wilk
Technique: 2D animation
Music: Lukasz Targosz
Lili takes the bear and her swimming pals for a quick holiday at the seaside. Sunbathing with the bear can be really tiresome.
02. Bigeety, 2’ 50’’
Directed by Maurice Huvelin
Screenplay: Maurice Huvelin
Animation: Maurice Huvelin
Technique: 2D Computer animation
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. (Quotation of Bill Watterson)
03. Black Tape, 3’
Directed by Michelle and Uri Kranot
Screenplay: Michelle and Uri Kranot
Animation: Michelle and Uri Kranot
Music: Uri Kranot
‘Black tape’ explores the theme of domination. In an entangled tango, the victim and victimizer dance, occupying the frame and the space between brush strokes.
04. Earthworm Heart, 2’
Directed by Alasdair Brotherson
Screenplay: Alasdair Brotherson, Jock Mooney
Animation: Layla Atkinson, Alasdair Brotherston, Sam Cundall, Sasha Dale, Fran Puerto Esteban, Andy Hague, Aaron Lampert, Martin Oliver
Technique: 2D Animation
Music: Tom Fun Orchestra
A cat without a fishing license gets its just desserts.
05. Great Daena: A Fateful Encounter, 7’ 49’’
Directed by Rob Jabbaz
Screenplay: Rob Jabbaz
Animation: Rob Jabbaz
Technique: after effects
Music: Rob Jabbaz / Bix
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese
Great Daena continues her aimless sojourn in the wild lands and finally meets a worthy adversary.
06. Levitation / Levitacija, 8’ 7’’
Directed by Marko Mestrovic
Screenplay: Marko Mestrovic
Animation: Marko Mestrovic
Technique: 2D, 3D Computer animation
Music: Natko Stipanicev
What is this force that defies gravity, a force so powerful that drives plants to reach up and imbues us with the strength to sail against the current? If we let go to its upward motion, it carries us to a wonderful ease. Raise your sail and catch the leeway…
07. Missing one player, 4’ 30’’
Directed by Lei Lei
Screenplay: Lei Lei
Animation: Lei Lei
Technique: Lei Lei
Music: Li Xingyu
During a majong game a bad situation occurs.
08.Nude and Crude / Pene e Cruditè, 3' 31"
Country: Italy 2014
Directed by Mario Addis
Screenplay: Mario Addis
Animation: Mario Addis
Technique: Drawing on paper, 2D computer animation
Music: Paolo F. Bragaglia, Matteo Ramon Arevalos
This short film is a playful stream of crude human emotions. Hallucinatory moments of passion, cruelty, loneliness and love. Hypnotic music accompanies a dance of lines that reinvents itself with each new squiggle of the artist's pencil.
09. Rivers / Rzeki, 3’
Directed by Daria Kopiec
Screenplay: Daria Kopiec
Animation: Daria Kopiec
Technique: Clay animation
Music: Aleksandra Bilińska
Main themes of an animated film „Rivers” based on Czeslaw Milosz’s poem are: time and passing of time.
10. She was like, He was like / Sie so, Er so, 13’ 17’’
Directed by Gregor Dashuber
Screenplay: Gregor Dashuber, Samuel Weikopf
Animation: Gregor Dashuber
Technique: 2D Hand-drawn animation
Music: Marian Mentrup
Dialogues: Samuel Weikopf
A romantic comedy until the bitter end.
11. Simulacra, 8’ 40’’
Directed by Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson
Screenplay: Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson
Animation: Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson
Technique: Stop-motion, Puppets animation
Music: Hrvoje Stefotic
Which image is real - the one staring at us from the mirror or the one standing in front of it? In hallways filled with illusions, a simulacrum behind the looking glass, he is trying to find out if he is looking at a stranger or a hidden part of himself.
12. The Gift, 7’ 50’’
Directed by Julio Pot
Screenplay: Julio Pot
Animation: Kaztrol, Julio Pot
Music: Julio Pot
Affiliation: Cecilia Baeriswyl
The story of an ordinary couple, when he gives her a small sphere pulled out his chest, she can't separate herself from her new gift… even after they break up.
13. The house of dust / La Maison de poussière, 11’ 35’’
Directed by Jean Claude Rozec
Screenplay: Jean Claude Rozec
Animation: Jean Claude Rozec
Slowly, the steel jaws devour the old tower. A previous owner rushes into the rubble, chasing unwary children. Then begins a strange journey into the heart of this "house" which shelters so many memories...
14. The Little Match Girl / A Pequena Vendedora de Fósforos, 9’ 13’’
Directed by Kyoko Yamashita
Screenplay: Kyoko Yamashita
Animation: Hermes de Lima, Josemi Bezerra
Technique: 2D, 3D Computer animation, Rotoscope
Music: Acid State, Nevrotek, NEUS, Acid Washed (Danger Remix), Laguna, Homemade Acid, GenericMeds, GadgetG
This modern version of Andersen’s tale shows persistent illnesses in modern societies undergoing economic development: neglected childhood among brutal coexistence of wealth and poverty.
15. Carapace, 16’
Directed by Flora Molinie
Screenplay: Flora Molinie
Animation: Flora Molinie, Elodie Bouedec
Technique: live action and paint on glass
Music: Marc Piera
Lili is in love, but can't make love. She has no idea why. Leo is full of empathy, but Lili is frustrated, desperate, and above all scared that their relationship can't last like this. So begins her quest to take charge of her body, her destiny.
16. The Seven Red Hoods, 8’ 45’’
Directed by Leo Verrier
Screenplay: Leo Verrier
Animation: Jean-Baptiste Cumont, Maite Xia, Gaspard Sumeire, Christine Shin, Rachel Mouawad, Helene Jeudy
Technique: 2D & 3D computer, sets shot live
Music: Pablo Pico
A bunch of gangsters are on the run after having stolen a fabulous treasure. As they go deeper into the forest and get lost, they gradually become legendary figures...