Competition

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Student - Programme 3 (107')

Student Competition

Friday, 27 March 2015, Alkyonis New Star Art Cinema, Hours: 21:00-23:00

 

1. Cathexis, 2’ 04’’

USA 2014

Directed by Danielle Lauretano

Screenplay: Danielle Lauretano

Animation: Danielle Lauretano

Technique: Charcoal on paper, Xerox

Music: Danielle Lauretano

Dialogues: None

 

Cathexis (noun): The concentration of mental energy on one particular person, idea, or object (especially to an unhealthy degree).

 

 

 

2. Ideas are that grand, 5’ 11’’

Puerto Rico / USA

Directed by Quique Rivera Rivera

Screenplay: René Pérez Joglar, Quique Rivera Rivera

Animation: Quique Rivera Rivera

Technique: Stop-motion, After Effects, Live action, Compositing elements

Music: Calle 13, Eduardo Cabra Martínez

Dialogues:

 

Sometime in the future an old man, equipped with the benefits of evolution, survived the extinction of all other living beings. It is a very lonely world for someone unable to die. 'Así de grandes son las ideas' is a collaboration between director/animator Quique Rivera Rivera and multiple Latin Grammy and Grammy Award winner René Pérez Joglar (Calle 13).

 

 

 

3. The Flight, 5’

Slovakia 2014

Directed by Julia Gajdosova

Screenplay: Julia Gajdosova

Animation: Julia Gajdosova

Technique: Digital hand drawn, Cut-out

Music: Julien Cohen

Dialogues: -

 

Music video for the eponymous song by Julien Cohen. The lyrics tells the stories of a women suffering in the wars. The picture is more abstract and lyrical and shows a girl trying to re-build her destroyed world.

 

 

 

4. Reincarnation of the mousie, 3’ 04’’

Japan 2014

Direction: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Screenplay: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Animation: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Technique:

Music: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Dialogues:

 

This is an animation that has “universe” as theme, being inspired by the short film made by Charles & Ray Eames.

 

 

 

5. Joy of Spring, 2’ 48’’

Japan 2014

Directed by Kazuki Sekiguchi

Screenplay: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Animation: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Technique:

Music: Kazuki Sekiguchi

Dialogues: None

 

An animation inspired by "KUKERI", which is a traditional Bulgarian ritual.

From this, I hope you feel the joy of spring and passion.

 

 

 

6. Kite, 1’

Canada 2014

Directed by Valérie Gadbois

Screenplay: Valérie Gadbois

Animation: Valérie Gadbois

Technique:

Music: Dominique Lafortune

Dialogues:

 

In a tall tree higher than clouds, a little creature get disturbed during her meal by a big terrifying monster armed with a lovely kite.

 

 

 

7. Godfather Death, 2’ 45’’

Canada 2014

Directed by Eileen Peng

Screenplay: Eileen Peng

Animation: Eileen Peng

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: Andre Balan

Dialogues: English

 

Once upon a time, there was a young doctor whose goddfather was Death.

 

 

 

8. A Thousand Cranes, 4’ 14’’

Singapore 2014

Directed by Mark Evan

Screenplay: Mark Evan

Animation: Mark Evan

Technique:

Music:

Subtitles: None

 

The story of a lonely girl who befriends a stigmatized blind boy through the means of folding paper cranes in order to acquire a wish.

 

 

 

9. Afterline, 4’ 30’’

Singapore 2014

Directed by Afiq

Screenplay: Afiq

Animation: Afiq

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Music:

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The story revolves around a young girl named Mei Ling. Mei Ling is a ghost, who wanders a hospital, searching for something. One night, she chances upon a mysterious figure, who escorts other souls of the departed to the AfterLife. Believing that this Grim Reaper is her way out of her problem, she follows him around the hospital as he reaps his souls, seeking his help. However, there is more to Mei Ling’s condition than meets the eye…

 

 

 

10. Irma, 4’ 03’’

Singapore 2014

Directed by Venty

Screenplay: Venty

Animation: Venty

Technique:

Music:

Dialogues: None

 

Irma, an old lady who lives in the rubbish dump, goes on her usual routine to pick up rubbish after the rubbish truck arrives. However, that day, she discovers a mysterious monkey that turned her into her younger self.

 

 

 

11. Me, 3’ 56’’

Singapore 2014

Directed by Venty

Screenplay: Venty

Animation: Venty

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Music:

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Blue stands still for a moment, shocked at Orange’s fate. He then flees the circus into the streets, and expresses regret over his actions. Just then, Red comes along. As Blue makes his way back to the circus, a car zooms towards them. Red tries to warn Blue but it is too late, the car smashes into both of them. When the scene clears, Red looks down at himself, surprised that he is unharmed. Nearby, Blue is lying in a pool of blood, fatally injured. His blood is dyeing his clothing and hair red. To Red’s shock, he realizes that Blue is himself and that he was relieving his actions from the past. As Blue dies, Red tries to run towards his corpse, but vanishes into thin air.

 

 

 

12. Apu, 6’ 17’’

Canada 2014

Directed by Sebastian Boissett

Screenplay: Sebastian Boissett

Animation: Sebastian Boissett

Technique: 2D Animation

Music: Mythili Mahendran

Dialogues:

 

A short animated film about a mountain spirit of the Andes who must protect a pair of villagers from a raging storm caused by angry and selfish gods.

 

 

 

13. Inti, 4’ 04’’

Mexico 2014

Direction: Chiara Hübner Travezán

Screenplay: Chiara Hübner Travezán

Animation: Chiara Hübner Travezán

Technique: Paper and pencil (Traditional animation)

Music: Matt thomas

Dialogues:

 

A short story about the relationship of spring and winter.

 

 

 

14. I'm Human, 5’ 33’’

Jordan 2014

Directed by Razan Haikal

Screenplay: Razan Haikal

Animation: Razan Haikal

Technique:

Music: Mohammad Joudeh

Dialogues: Arabic

Subtitles: English

 

An experimental animation short film about “ENSAN” a Syrian who enters through a world of deep emotions carrying the most valuable belongings in a suitcase.

 

 

 

15. Massoud, 4’ 08’’

Lebanon 2014

Direction: Tania Iskandar

Screenplay: Tania Iskandar

Animation: Tania Iskandar

Technique: 2D Animation

Music: Carl Freiha

Dialogues: None

 

A Lebanese, stuck in a big traffic jam in Beirut, decides to turn his car into a flying vehicle, allowing it to escape from this nightmare.

 

 

 

16. Twins in Bakery, 4’ 55’’

Japan 2014

Directed by Mari Miyazawa

Screenplay: Mari Miyazawa

Animation: Mari Miyazawa

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A magical incident happened in an ordinary bakery while the baker was away for delivery. That incident made this bakery the best in the town. But it is a secret not to be disclosed.

 

 

 

17. The Rust, 5’ 50’’

Poland 2014

Direction: Justyna Sołomianko

Screenplay: Justyna Sołomianko

Animation: Justyna Sołomianko

Technique: Stop-motion

Music: Kuba Puchnowski

Dialogues: Polish

Subtitles: English

 

"Rdza" is a simple story about little robot who lives in a land of rust. He builds himself a friend, but to finish his task, he'll have to make a huge sacrifice.

 

 

 

18. Queen of the Night, 3’ 3’’

Sweden 2014

Directed by Kristina Frank, Jessica Lundeberg

Screenplay: Pixi Ingelse, Nora Klingfors, Elba Lundeberg, Filippa Maurin

Animation: Pixi Ingelse, Elba Lundeberg,

Technique: Stop-motion, Shadow, Puppet theater

Music: Gotlands

(Musicians: Lars Linna, David Nisbel, Magnus Dungner, Zbigniew Jakubowski, Tomas Danielsson)

Dialogues: None

 

Young girls improvise a story from The Magic Flute, Queen of the Night.

 

 

 

19. The Immaculates, 13’ 27’’

France 2014

Directed by Ronny Trocker

Screenplay: Ronny Trocker

Animation: Sebastien Pincin

Technique: Foto, 3D Computer animation, Mapping

Music: The Necks

Dialogues: Italian

Subtitles: English

 

December 2011, in a town in northern Italy, a young man returns home as he does every evening. He parks his car and discovers his 16-year-old sister in tears in front of their house. She tells him that two young Romani guys have brutally raped her. The young man immediately goes in search of the attackers but cannot find them. The neighbourhood organizes a solidarity march in view of the event. The tension begins to rise…  

 

 

 

20. Coquetry or how women seduce, 3’ 21’’

Poland 2014

Directed by Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Screenplay: Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Animation: Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Technique: Hand drawn, 2D animation

Music: Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Dialogues: English

 

The film is a guide for women containing four golden rules of coquetry. The film also shown application of these rules in practice. This is digital hand-drawn animation.

 

 

 

21. You sometimes come here, 5’ 02’’

Poland 2014

Directed by Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Screenplay: Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Animation: Agnieszka Waszczeniuk

Technique: Hand drawn on paper painted by watercolour, video

Music: Mateusz Gudel

Dialogues: None

Subtitles: English

 

The subject of the movie is someone's absence which leaves permanent marks on the present. The movie is consists of two layers: animated and video. The animation layer represents is a memory. The video layer is shows the present. Both of layers overlap to descend of them to make deepen the feeling of absence. The main character of the film is a dog which is still present during the whole of all the movie, but in fact his presence is only illusory.

 

 

 

22. Ridiculous illusion, 6’ 50’’

China 2014

Directed by Caibei Cai

Screenplay: Caibei Cai

Animation: Caibei Cai

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Music:

Dialogues:

 

The explanation to this word could be the irrationality that exists everywhere in our life. It is so ignoble, but many of us pretend not seeing it. We believed that this phenomenon is convict and ironic, and it has the value to be discussed. Our project will present this main theme to our audience, by using blending images and changing scenes.

 

 

 

23. Heftz Gets Screwed, 5’ 25’’

Israel 2014

Directed by Tzlil Bendrihem

Screenplay: Tzlil Bendrihem

Animation: Tzlil Bendrihem

Technique: Puppet, Stop-motion

Music: Noa Kornberg

Dialogues: Hebrew

Subtitles: Englsih

 

Heftziba wants to lose her virginity, but the fear of penis paralyzes her. her best friend offers her to get it get it over with. Hephzibah silence the inner voices telling her to run away. She lose control of the situation and loses herself.

 

 

 

24. Life of Lights, 4’ 40’’

The Netherlands

Directed by Sven Stroomberg

Screenplay: Sven Stroomberg

Animation: Sven Stroomberg, Sander Bultman

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: Jurre Werner

Dialogues: None

 

Gummy is a little creature who arises as a result of chemical residue between garbage which gives him a heart beating for light. But in order to keep his heart shining it needs to be fed with other lights and the affection of a friend.



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