See also: Panorama of Short Animated Movies
Short - Programme 3Short Competition
01. ALBEDO, 8’ 31’’ (video clip)
Directed by Nicolai Drejer Walther
Screenplay: Nicolai Drejer Walther
Animation: Nicolai Drejer Walther
Technique: Digital Animation
Music: Redwood Hill
Production: Nicolai Drejer Walther
A father can't cope with the loss of his son and tries different ways to bring back him back, but as he comes to realize - there is only one way for him to be together with his son again.
02. BORIS & IGOR, 52’’
Directed by Linda Niksic, Homeless Joe
Screenplay: by Linda Niksic, Homeless Joe
Animation: by Linda Niksic, Homeless Joe
Music: Margareta Dorkic, Homeless Joe
Production: LInda Niksic, Homeless Joe
A micro stop-motion skit about two ‘Balkan’ nudists who encounter a Seagull at their hidden beach location. A selfish desire for hot chips proves Karma does in fact exist.
03. KAROUMA, 12’
United Arab Emirates 2016
Director by Boubaker Boukhari
Screenplay: George Saad
Animation: Allan Abelardo/ Aya Al hajri/ Shihab Al Deen Al Musharaf/ Kamel Al Tamimi
Technique: Hanz Villabroza/ Norman Tumamao
Music: Nithin Sasikumar
Production: Waheeda Al hadhrami
Karouma is a Unique gift striving to break through and to leave his parent’s nest to live pursue his dreams and live his life in its full potential.
04. ANDREJ., 3’
Directed by Julia Veldman c
Screenplay: Julia Veldman c
Animation: Julia Veldman c
Technique:Ink on paper
Music: Flavia Faas
Production: Julia Veldman c
Andrej Ivanovitsj has a bewildering experience when the water he spits into suddenly turns black. Instantly his whole world is upsidedown, his dog can fly and he feels like a dog. His neighbour appears and dissapears in thin air. But when Andrej Ivanovitsj decides to drink the pitch black water something unexpected happens...
05. COLOURMAKERS, 9’
Directed by Carlos Azcuaga
Screenplay: Carlos Azcuaga, Daniel Enger
Animation: Mora Golstein, Carlos Azcuaga
Technique: CGI Modelling
Music: Guillermo Olivera
Music soundtrack: Ezequiel Guido
In a gray world where communities shut themselves in from diversity by building stone walls, a tireless girl fights for color, reaching out to stray outsiders to ultimately bring down the walls by way of empathy and compassion.
06. OFF, 1’ 44’’
Directed by Elli Markopoulou
Screenplay: Elli Markopoulou
Animation: Elli Markopoulou, Gerasimos Antypas
Technique: Stop-Motion Animation
Production: Elli Markopoulou
A viewer reacts to disinformation and violence (psychological and otherwise) received from the TV.
07. DÄWIT, 14' 5''
Directed by David Jansen
Screenplay: David Jansen & Sophie Biesenbach
Animation: David Jansen & Sophie Biesenbach
Technique: 2D Computer, Wood-cut, Drawing Animation
Music: Marcus Zilz
Producer: Fabian Driehorst, Fabian&Fred GmbH
A wolf child, a cat, an angel. Animated in the tradition of wood cut technique. An associative animated film that never strays from the concrete story: The search for one’s identity in the aftermath of physical abuse.
08. IF THE CUCKOO DON’T CROW, 1’ 47’’
Directed by Steve Kirby
Screenplay: Steve Kirby
Animation: Steve Kirby
Technique: Digital Cut-Out Animation
Production: Steve Kirby
“If the cuckoo don’t crow, then you know there’s wind coming…” Brian from Melton recounts how his mother, Doris, was the woman who predicted the October 1987 hurricane and famously phoned the BBC, but was told not to be so daft.
09. LITTLE ELEPHANT, 5'
Directed by Kate Jessop
Screenplay: Carl Miller
Animation: Kate Jessop
Technique: 2D Digital Animation
Production: Bobby Tiwana
The estranged relationship between a father and his gay daughter, now a young mother. The first of two films entitled 'Loveworks' exploring LGBT relationships in South Asian culture.
10. PERFECT HOUSEGUEST, 1’ 35’’
Directed by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Tiny Inventions)
Screenplay: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Tiny Inventions)
Animation: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Tiny Inventions)
Technique: 3D Computer Animation
Music Composer: Bram Meindersma
Production: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Tiny Inventions)
A house is visited by a clean, organized and well-mannered guest.
11. METAMORPHOSIS, 14’ 59’’
Directed by Frédéric Even, Louise Mercadier
Screenplay: A loose adaptation of Fr. Kafka’s novel (Excerpt of “Heart of Glass” by Werner Herzog)
Animation: Frédéric Even, Louise Mercadier
Technique: Stop-Motion, Puppet Animation
Music: Alexis Godier, Frédéric Even, Mael Guenon Des Mesnards, Julien Vandenbroucque
Production: Collectif SEESAWP
Narrator: William Astre (Excerpt of “Heart of Glass” by Werner Herzog)
As he wakes up one morning, a man feels changed, as if he was not able to live among other beings anymore.
12. RECURSION, 14’ 49’’
Directed by Joel Benjamin
Screenplay: Joel Benjamin
Animation: Joel Benjamin
Technique: 3D Computer Animation
A marooned astronaut and his bestial companion wander a strange land until one day they come across something truly mysterious that could forever put a rift in their friendship.
14. MIJNDERT, 5’ 8’’
Directed by Janneke Swinkels, Zonder Versnelling, Tim Frijsinger
Screenplay: Janneke Swinkels, Zonder Versnelling
Animation: Tim Frijsinger, Janneke Swinkels
Technique: 2D Drawing Animation
Music: Tim Coenen
Production: Guido Franken, Mischa, All There Is
‘Mijndert’, a young man from the South of the Netherlands, is about to begin his first working day in the mines. We follow his trip to the mines and the descent deep under ground.
15. THE CURSE OF CLARA: A HOLIDAY TALE, 21’ 55’’
Directed by M.R. Horhager & Mike Valiquette
Screenplay: Jeremy Diamond & Vickie Fagan
Animation Director: Mateusz Garbulinski
Technique: 2D Hand-Drawn & Flash
Music: Alex Khaskin
Production: Jonas Diamond
It’s 1972, and a small-town girl (Vickie) is accepted into the prestigious National Ballet School and selected to play “Clara” in the Company’s holiday production of The Nutcracker. Unfortunately that’s when Vickie finds out about the mysterious “Curse of Clara”, which threatens to derail everything. Thankfully, she’s got a good friend, the 1972 Summit Series and an imaginary mentor (in the form of Phil Esposito) to keep her “on pointe.”