StudentPanorama of Short Animated Movies

Experimental - Programme 5 (42" 46")


Romantso (Anaxagora 3-5, Omonoia)

Wednesday 13th April, 2016, 20:15-21:00



01. AS CHINGY, 2’ 29”

USA 2016

Directed by Sam Rolfes

Animation: Sam Rolfes

Technique: Live recording in-engine

Music: Amnesia Scanner

Production: Young Turks

Dialogues: None


This is a live recording of an Amnesia Scanner performance done in early 2016, capturing the slow and violent progression of a colossal music festival stage taking on the role of the performer.





USA 2015

Directed by Heejoo Gwen Kim

Screenplay: Heejoo Gwen Kim

Animation: Heejoo Gwen Kim

Technique: 3D Animation, 16mm film

Music: Simon Hutchinson

Production: Heejoo Gwen Kim

Dialogues: None


“Unwearable Functional: Akinetic Mutism” is an experimental animated film depicted a woman in society through virtual transformed garment and states of Akinetic Mutism. The surrounding, body gestures, and symptom of akinetic mutism delivered a specific emotional undergo and struggles.





Italy 2015

Directed by Gaetano Accettulli

Screenplay: Gaetano Accettulli

Animation: E.G.O.

Technique: Paint on paper

Music: Francesco Lettera

Production: E.G.O.

Dialogues: Italian

Subtitles: English


An old and tired Hamlet repeats his soliloquy over and over. Behind the closed curtain, he is anguished by his eternal dilemma: to preserve the purity of his own identity or to conceal it behind the deceitfulness of an obscure social media facade.




04. FRUIT, 6’ 55”

Germany 2016

Directed by: Gerhard Funk

Screenplay: Gerhard Funk

Animation: Gerhard Funk

Technique: digital drawings & 3D computer animation

Music: Tobias Schneider

Production: Gerhard Funk

Dialogues: None


Rise into being, mature, perish – "Fruit" tells a creation story. As the animated short film unfolds, it brings forth a play of shapes illustrating the dialog between two mythological forces – the West and the East. In it the vibrating entities of black and white are constantly being split apart and reconciled by red, in a playful and dramatic choreography of forms and figures.





05. THE BETRAYAL, 5’ 40”

UK 2015

Directed by Susan Young

Screenplay: Susan Young

Animation: Susan Young

Technique: Photography, Dragonframe

Music: -

Production: Susan Young

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: none


A woman trusts her psychiatrist, but becomes enmeshed in his prescriptive web. At its dark heart, The Betrayal is a twisted, deadly love affair





Canada 2015

Directed by Moïa Jobin-Paré

Screenplay: Moïa Jobin-Paré

Animation: Moïa Jobin-Paré

Music: Simon Elmaleh

Technique: Stop-Motion Animation: scratching silver processed photographs

Production: Moïa Jobin-Paré

Dialogue: None


A young woman and an urban landscape interact with each other. Developing images and intricacies by scratching and sewing them on again. Mixed techniques.





USA, 2015

Directed by Robert Lyons

Screenplay: NA

Animation/Technique: Hand painted cinema/scratch film/cameraless animation on 35mm film photographed through a digital microscope

Music: "B3" by the Adrian Belew Power Trio

Production: Animation photographed through a Celestron digital microscope

Dialogues/Subtitles: NA


A swirling adventure in micro cinematic animation that takes place within only four frames of hand painted 35mm film.




08. THE XXX-GARDEN, 11’ 19”

Germany 2016

Directed by Pachet Fulmen

Animation: Pachet Fulmen

Technique: Drawn, Painted 2-D Animation, Drawn on Paper, Cells, Carton/ Realscenes, Collage, Photocopies, 3D Puppet

Music: Pachet Fulmen, Eleven Pond (Geff Galea)

Production: Pachet Fulmen, HFBK Hamburg

Dialogues: English, German

Subtitles: None

Layers of control... the female - male view! Dominate! Wishes and dreams in-between realities, lovely visions and disasters. xx-mixed up desires between the prince and the princess, in the xxx-garden of abstinence, an illusion! An xy-abuse! Never ending loneliness! Medusadistic hierarchy! The woman’s saddest journey to nowhere. She-devil!