Short - Programme 1 (110')

Short Competition

Thursday, 26 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00


01. Bear Me. Sunbathing, 3’ 36’’

Poland 2014

Directed by Kasia Wilk

Screenplay: Kasia Wilk

Animation: Kasia Wilk

Technique: 2D animation

Music: Lukasz Targosz

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None


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’’

France 2013

Directed by Maurice Huvelin

Screenplay: Maurice Huvelin

Animation: Maurice Huvelin

Technique: 2D Computer animation


Dialogues: None


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’

Denmark, Palestine2014

Directed by Michelle and Uri Kranot

Screenplay: Michelle and Uri Kranot

Animation: Michelle and Uri Kranot


Music: Uri Kranot

Dialogues: None


‘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’

UK 2014

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

Dialogues: None


A cat without a fishing license gets its just desserts.



05. Great Daena: A Fateful Encounter, 7’ 49’’

Taiwan 2014

Directed by Rob Jabbaz

Screenplay: Rob Jabbaz

Animation: Rob Jabbaz

Technique: after effects

Music: Rob Jabbaz / Bix

Dialogues: English

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’’

Croatia 2014

Directed by Marko Mestrovic

Screenplay: Marko Mestrovic

Animation: Marko Mestrovic

Technique: 2D, 3D Computer animation

Music: Natko Stipanicev

Dialogues: None


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’’

China 2014

Directed by Lei Lei

Screenplay: Lei Lei

Animation: Lei Lei

Technique: Lei Lei

Music: Li Xingyu

Dialogues: Chinese

Subtitles: English


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

Dialogues: None


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’

Poland 2014

Directed by Daria Kopiec

Screenplay: Daria Kopiec

Animation: Daria Kopiec

Technique: Clay animation

Music: Aleksandra Bilińska

Dialogues: Polish

Subtitles: English


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’’

Germany 2013

Directed by Gregor Dashuber

Screenplay: Gregor Dashuber, Samuel Weikopf

Animation: Gregor Dashuber

Technique: 2D Hand-drawn animation

Music: Marian Mentrup

Dialogues: Samuel Weikopf

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English


A romantic comedy until the bitter end.



11. Simulacra, 8’ 40’’

Croatia 2014

Directed by Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson

Screenplay: Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson

Animation: Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson

Technique: Stop-motion, Puppets animation

Music: Hrvoje Stefotic

Dialogues: None


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’’

Chile 2013

Directed by Julio Pot

Screenplay: Julio Pot

Animation: Kaztrol, Julio Pot

Technique: Paperless

Music: Julio Pot

Affiliation: Cecilia Baeriswyl

Dialogues: None


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’’

France 2013

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’’

Brazil 2014

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

Dialogues: None

Subtitles: English


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’

France 2014

Directed by Flora Molinie

Screenplay: Flora Molinie

Animation: Flora Molinie, Elodie Bouedec

Technique: live action and paint on glass

Music: Marc Piera

Dialogues: French


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’’

France 2014

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

Dialogues: French


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...