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01. THE RAINS OF CASTAMERE - AN ANIMATED CHOREOGRAPHY OF DEPARTURES 3’ 09’’

Greece 2015

Directed by Aristarchos Papadaniel

Screenplay: Aristarchos Papadaniel (based on George R.R.Martin’s lyrics)

Animation: Aristarchos Papadaniel

Technique: Rotoscope

Music: Ramin Djawadi

Production: Syllipsis

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None

 

Inspired by HBO TV series "Game of Thrones" created by David Benioff and D.B.Weiss and the series of epic fantasy novels "A Song of Ice and Fire" by author George R.R.Martin, the director-animator Aristarchos Papadaniel created a short animated film, which acts as an “animated choreography of departures” based on the series’ song "The Rains of Castamere" composed by Ramin Djawadi. Emblematic scenes of the series have been chosen, allowing for a new cinematic approach combined with the specific song.

 

 

 

02. A COAT MADE DARK, 10’ 21’’

Ireland 2015

Directed by Jack O'Shea

Screenplay: Jack O'Shea

Animation: Jack O'Shea

Technique: 2D Digital Animation

Music: Neil O Connor

Production: Damien Byrne

Dialogues: (narration) English

Subtitles: None

 

A man follows the orders of a dog to wear a coat with impossible pockets.

 

 

 

03. THE BALLAD OF HOMELLES, 8’ 50’’

Italy 2015

Directed by Monica Manganelli

Screenplay: Monica Manganelli

Animation: Chiara Feriani, Franco Tassi, Stefano Stefani

Technique: 3D Computer Animation

Music: Massimo Moretti

Production: Monica Manganelli

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None

 

A poetic and surreal journey into the lands devastated by the earthquake in Emilia (2012), through the eyes of a child (Tommy, the protagonist) and his friend, a snail. Together they face and discover the values of solidarity hope and will see the rebirth of the land.

 

 

 

04. A LIGHTHOUSE IN BREAKING WAVES, 12’ 41’’

Netherlands 2016

Directed by Cheryl White

Screenplay: Cheryl White

Animation: Louise Wilde

Technique: 2d Digital Animation, Live-Action, Mixed media

Music: Dominy Clements

Production: Cheryl White

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None

 

When a young artist is killed in the Netherlands his mother travels to the last place he visited, a strange and magical work of art. Combining animation and real action, A Lighthouse In Breaking Waves tells the story of how, with the help of a gentle stranger, she comes to terms with her loss.

 

 

 

05. LILOU, 7’ 45’’

France 2015

Directed by Rawan Rahim

Screenplay: Rawan Rahim

Animation: Wen Fan, Vic Chhun, Chenghua Yang, Mehdi Tebbekh, Arnold Feder, Leyla Kaddoura, Laurent Labeyrie, Bernard Bui, Pierre Ledain, Jonathan Djob Nkondo, Mohamed Fadera, Emilie Phuong

Technique: 2D Digital Animation

Music: Pablo Pico

Production: Rawan Rahim

Subtitles: None

 

Lilou is extremely sensitive and curious, but also crippled by an unbearable shyness. She receives the power to see into the past of people, and that will force her out of her introversion.

 

 

 

06. MISHIMASAIKO, 14’

France 2015

Directed by Aude Danset

Screenplay: Aude Danset, Shino Shimizu

Animation: Loïc Tari

Technique: 3D, Computer Graphics Animation

Music: Frédéric Boulard

Production: Christian Pfohl

Dialogues: None

 

Mishima lives in the shade, surrounded by worms in his underground habitat. One morning, he discovers beautiful Saiko who awakens inside a rose. Saiko is thirsty. Saiko is hungry. Saiko is cold... But Mishima, like worms, is not supposed to live in the sunlight...

 

 

 

07. RIVOLTOSO, 30’

Mexico 2016

Directed by Roy Ambriz, Arturo "Vonno" Ambriz

Screenplay: Roy Ambriz, Arturo "Vonno" Ambriz

Animation: Beto Petiches, Ricardo Vargas, Roy Ambriz, Ricardo Córdova

Technique: Stop-Motion Animation

Music: Altermutz

Production: Fantasma Film

Dialogues: Spanish

Subtitles: English

 

Set on 1913. Jabalito, a small one-eyed wild boar is on the scene of one of the first filmed wars in history: the Mexican Revolution. In the midst of the war he discovers cinema. Revoltoso is a stop motion short film about the decision to become an artist.

 

 

 

08. MOOM, 14'

Japan / USA 2016

Directe by Robert Kondo, Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi

Screenplay: Robert Kondo, Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi

Animation: Tsuyoshi Tanaka

Technique: 3D Computer Animation

Music: Zach Johnston & Matteo Roberts

Production: Tonki House, CRAFTAR, Mazra Animation Planet

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None

 

Have you ever wondered what happens to your forgotten objects? In this story those objects with its 'memory' still attached end up rising from the waters of the magical lake. Scared and lost, memories need help to let go of their objects. Sometimes, it can be as simple as opening a car door or loosening a lid. Other times, memories can have a hard time letting go. Those memories might need more help. This is the story of one of those memories stuck in this world. His name is Moom.

 

 

 

09. IN THE DISTANCE, 7’

Germany 2015

Directed by Florian Grolig

Screenplay: Florian Grolig

Animation: Julian Vavrovsky

Technique: 2D Digital Animation

Music: Thomas Hoehl

Production: Florian Grolig

Dialogues: None

 

It's calm and peaceful above the clouds. But in the distance is war, and night by night chaos.

 

 

 

10. STRETCHING THE BOUNDARIES, 1’ 01’’

Greece / UK / Singapore 2015

Directed by Kleopatra Korai

Screenplay: Kleopatra Korai

Animation: Kleopatra Korai

Technique: 2D Computer, Rotoscope

Music: Sport Singapore

Production: Philbeat

Dialogues: None

 

Made for the opening ceremony of the 8th ASEAN Para Games in Singapore, introducing 15 sports played at the games and celebrating the mental and physical strengths of people of all abilities.



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