StudentPanorama of Short Animated Movies

Short - Programme 1

Short Competition

Wednesday 7th April, 2016, 18:00-20:00 / Saturday 9th April, 2016, 22:10-22:00 / Monday 11th April 2016, 22:10-24:00



01. WINTER LOVE / Amore d’ Inverno, 8’’

Italy / Spain 2015

Directed by Isabel Herguera

Screenplay: Isabel Herguera, Gianmarco Serra, Alessandro Ingaria

Animation: Traditional

Technique: Paper Drawing Animation

Music: Gianmarco Serra

Production: Isabel Herguera, Geronimo Carbonó

Dialogues: Spanish

Subtitles: English


While a couple walks along the river, hunters hide behind a hill and friends in the forest recall the Dancer of Clavesana, a metaphor of free love. She slowly vanishes into the winter landscape.




02. LINDEN TAR, 5’ 25’’

Russia 2015

Directed by Olga Grechanova

Screenplay: Olga Grechanova

Animation: Olga Grechanova

Director of photography: Svetlana Makarova

Technique: Stop-Motion (Puppet)

Music: Chelsea Wolfe

Production: Linden Tar

Dialogues: None


Tishka is a plush puppy living with his foster mom, an old petroleum lamp, in the closet of an abandoned puppet theater. Suddenly the lamp goes out, and Tishka decides to go out to the yet unknown space in search of the fire to light it again.





Czech Republic 2016

Directed by Michal Žabka

Screenplay: Michal Podhradský, Břetislav Pojar

Animation: Michal Kubíček, Alfons Mensdorff - Pouilly

Technique: Puppet Stop-Motion, 3D Computer Animation

Music: Jan P. Muchow

Production: Michal Podhradský, Animation People

Dialogues: None


The Christmas ballad is a story of a powerful magic of children's games, that breaks the walls of hatred and puts together apparent enemies. The story of the Christmas gift that returns to the rugged world of humanity.




04. LOVE, 14’

Hungary / France 2016

Directed by Réka Bucsi

Screenplay: Réka Bucsi

Animation: Réka Bucsi

Technique: 3D Computer Animation

Music: David Kamp

Production: Gábor Osváth, Marc Bodin-Joyeux,

Dialogues: None

Subtitles: None


LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system. Abstract haiku-like situations reveal the change in atmosphere on one planet, caused by the change of gravity and light. This pulsing planet makes the inhabitants become one with each other in various ways




05. STAR TAXI, 14’ 30’’

Slovakia 2015

Directed by Juraj Krumpolec

Screenplay: Juraj Krumpolec, Igor Derevenec, Anton Šulík

Animation: Matej Mazák, Adam Belis

Technique: 2D & 3D animation

Music: Peter Dudák, Tomáš Sloboda

Production: Juraj Krumpolec

Dialogues: (voice) Slovak

Subtitles: English


Adventures of a little boy Hugo and a taxi driver Peppino on their journey through dangerous universe. One meter faster than light they flee from the furious monsters of Aldebaran. Animated short for chil-dren based on the fairy tale by famous author of children’s books Gianni Rodari.




06. THE BEACH BOY, 7’ 48’’

Germany / Singapore 2015

Directed by Hannes Rall

Screenplay: Tran Ngoc Viet Tu, Darren Lim

Animation: Low Zi Rong, Ng Yuwen, Cao Youfang

Technique: 2D Digital, VFX Animation

Music: Eckart Gadow

Production: Hannes Rall, Seah Hock Soon

Dialogues: (narration) English

Subtitles: None


An animated short film about two star-crossed lovers from ancient Vietnam. Designed in a style inspired by Vietnamese brush painting and traditional art.





Australia 2015

Directed by Mikey Hill

Screenplay: Mikey Hill, Jennifer Smith

Animation: Andrew Bowler, Mikey Hill, Peter Lowey

Technique: 2D Animation

Music: Jamie Messenger

Production: Melanie Brunt

Dialogues: None


Imagine a world where a band of tiny musicians follow you and play a soundtrack for your life – communicating your emotions, fears and hopes. In this world lives elderly Vernon; a lonely man whose crippling shyness causes his orchestral musicians to perform terribly out of tune.When Vernon and his little band fall for their new next door neighbour and her classical ensemble, they find themselves presented with perhaps their last chance at happiness – a chance to strike a chord and play in harmony. But first they must confront their stage fright.




08. UNDER THE APPLE TREE, 18’ 23’’

Netherlands 2015

Directed by Erik van Schaaik

Screenplay: Erik van Schaaik (based on the book by Erik van Schaaik)

Animation: Erik van Schaaik

Technique: Stop-Motion Animation

Music: Miguel Boelens

Production: Erik van Schaaik, Beast Animation, Pedri Animation

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None


Two brothers, an apple farmer and a priest, live next to each other as neighbors. Unfortunately, they can’t get along very well. The priest is fed up with his peasant brother and his ugly apple orchard, dropping thousands of rotten apples in his neat little graveyard. The farmer is a gawky fellow, drunk on homemade cider, and deeply unhappy. The apple trees are rotten and the apples full of worms. He is bankrupt, desperate and loathed upon by his heartless brother.





Spain 2015

Directed by Vicente Mallols

Screenplay: Fernando Cortizo

Animation: David Caballer, Iván Sarrión, Carla Pereira, Ana Esteve y Vicente Mallols

Technique: Stop-Motion Animation

Music: Vincent Barrière

Production: TV ON Producciones

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: Spanish


Bernard, a veteran cryptozoologist who has spend all his life searching for cryptids creatures, has the chance to hunt one of this greatest challenges, the Mosquifant.