StudentPanorama of Short Animated Movies

Short - Programme 5

Short Competition

Greek Film Archive

Friday 8th April, 2016, 20:10-22:00 / Sunday 10th April, 2016, 22:10-24:00 / Wednesday 13th April, 2016, 18:10-20:00




Spain 2015

Directed by Pepe Mansuy & Abraham López Guerrero

Screenplay: Abraham López Guerrero, Kenny Ruíz

Animation: Sebastián Urcelay, Elena Manzano, Álvaro Rebollar, Sergio Molinero, Julián Saavedra, Virginia Gutiérrez, Salomé Rivas, Francisco Martín, Ignacio Cuesta , Pepe Mansuy, Juan Luis Gorjón , Antonio Romero

Technique: 3D Computer Animation

Music: José Funko

Production: ESPID

Dialogues: Spanish

Subtitles: English


Buck is a galactic rent hero who has lost the passion in his job, because even if you are a hero… Who goes to work excited every day? On this occasion, he gets a call from Cubi Planet. Probably, this is not the mission the likes the most, but is the one he needs to remember that, if you are not a hero every day, you might become a villain forever…





UK / Kosovo 2015

Directed by Naser Shillova

Screenplay: Naser Shillova

Animation: Enzo Di Diacomo

Music: Matteo Iacoboni

Technique: 3D Compute Animation

Dialogue: None


In the world of only land and sky three Identical Friends sing, roll and play together. Their happiness is brought to a halt by the appearance of a single white chair. Two of the Friends slide happily on it but the Third Friend wants it all for himself.




03. TRIAL & ERROR, 5’ 27’’

Germany 2016

Directed by Antje Heyn

Screenplay: Alexander Isert, Antje Heyn

Animation: Alexander Isert, Antje Heyn, Johanna Hochholzer

Technique: 2D Digital Animation

Music: Peer Kleinschmidt

Production: Protoplanet Studio

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None


A film about a lost shirt button, perfectionist aunts, busy cats, startled parrots – and a long-lost friend.




04. DOWN BY LOVE, 14’

Spain 2016

Directed by José Corral

Screenplay: José Corral

Animation: José Corral

Technique: 3D Computer Animation


Production: José Corral, Nicolas Benac

Dialogues: Spanish

Subtitles: English


Martin is an unscrupulous chap who has never cared about anyone but himself. Until he meets Irina, a Russian girl.




05. VOYAGER, 10’

France 2015

Directed by Loïc Magar & Roman Veiga

Screenplay: Loïc Magar & Roman Veiga

Animation: Daniel Quintero

Technique: Stop-Motion, 3D Computer Animation, VFX

Music: The Voyager Golden Record

Production: Loïc Magar & Roman Veiga, Manuel Cam

Dialogues: None


Sent into space in 1977, the Voyager Golden Record was intended to introduce humankind to possible beings in outer space. But centuries later, Voyager is back on Earth.




06. TRAIN, 12' 40''

France / Croatia 2015

Directed by Olivier Chabalier

Screenplay: Olivier Chabalier

Animation: Olivier Chabalier, Mario Kalogjera

Technique: Mixed Animation, Experimental

Music: Jean-François Viguié

Production: Clémence Marcadier, Olivier Chabalier / GASP! (France)

Dialogues: None


Train takes us on a voyage through dark and surreal landscapes of imagination. Governed by its tracks it passes different stages of life: from affection, knowledge, dreams to loneliness and death.




07. HE WHO HAS TWO SOULS / Celui Qui A Deux Âmes, 17’

France 2015

Directed by Fabrice Luang-Vija

Screenplay: Fabrice Luang-Vija, Néfissa Bénouniche

Animation: Camille Rossi, Vincent Bierrewaerts, Fabrice Luang-Vija, Urlich Totier

Technique: 2D Digital Animation

Music: Teje Isungset

Production: Sophie Fallot, Fargo, ARTE France

Dialogues: French

Subtitles: English


They called him “He who has two souls”. He was beautiful like a woman, and he was handsome like a man. He hesitated…




08. IDEE FIXE, 5’ 35’’

Russia 2015

Directed by Mikhail Gorobchuk

Screenplay: Mikhail Gorobchuk

Animation: Mikhail Gorobchuk

Technique: Clay Animation

Music: Phil Coulter

Production: Ekaterina Vizgalova, Svoe Kino

Dialogues: None


This clay animation is a parable, which reminds us that not every goal deserves our attention, energy and time…




09. BORROWED TIME, 6’ 45’

USA 2015

Directed by Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj

Screenplay: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj, Mark C. Harris

Animation: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj, Mark C. Harris, Dovi Anderson, Shaun Chacko, K.C. Roeyer, Nickolas Rosario, Michael Rutter, Stefan Schumacher

Technique: 3D Computer Animation

Music: Gustavo Santaolalla

Production: Amanda Deering Jones

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: None


A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.




10. EARLY SPRING, 5’ 40’’

China 2016

Directed by Tianran Duan

Screenplay: Tianran Duan

Animation: Tianran Duan

Technique: 2D Computer Animation

Music: Bethany Sparks

Production: Leiziren Art Space

Dialogues: None


Early Spring is a collaborative work with Chinese ink painter Ziren Lei. A red thread leads an adventure in a spiritual displacement world, which contains imagination of unpredictable future and nostalgia.




11. PEGASUS, 4’ 34’’

Iran 2015

Directed by Ashkan Rahgozar

Screenplay: Ashkan Rahgozar

Animation: Ali Fardpour, Ali Honarpour, Amir Kazemi, Anita Ferdowsi, Babak Arjmand, Esfandiar Haji-Asadollah, Faezeh Sepehr-Sadeghian, Hamed Shamloo, Leila Salehi, Mohammad Javad Rostami, Mohammad Reza Hashemizadeh, Niloufar Behboud, Parvin Paidar, Peyman Chinichian, Reyhaneh Mirhashemi, Siavash Hashemzadeh, Mehrnaz Abdolahinia

Technique: 2D, 3D Computer Animation

Production: Hoorakhsh Studios

Dialogues: Farsi

Subtitles: English


The story of a man who lives in a stifled society and is under the pressure from everywhere. All these suppression make him to start sabotaging the world he's living in internally and externally.




12. THE SMALL GRAIN OF RICE / Die Geschichte von dem Kleinen Reiskorn, 6’ 02’’

German 2015

Directed by Dirk Böhling


Animation: Margrita Escribano Röber, Sebastian Wetzel

Technique: 2D Drawing Animation

Music: Carsten Rocker

Production: Kinescope Film

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English