Student 7

Sunday 20/03/2022 10:00 - 12:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Sunday 20/03/2022 22:00 - 00:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:42:50

  1. The Ducks / Los patos 06:56
  2. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Ángela Arregui
    Animation: 2D
    Technique: Traditional
    Music: Jamaleonics
    Production/School: Universitat Politècnica de València
    Dialogue language: N/A
    Subtitles language: N/A

    An excited Mari Carmen starts her first day of work in the International Sales Department of a company. However, not everything will turn out as expected. A duck has appeared on the balcony, playing around with all of Mari Carmen’s workmates and turning upside down a day Mari Carmen hoped to start off on the right foot.
  3. The Battle Within 01:39
  4. Netherlands 2020
    Directed by: Angelique Rijnsburger
    Technique: Frame by frame & after effects
    Music: Fons Beijer
    Production/School: AKV ST. Joost

    The Battle within gives a look into the head of someone with an anxiety attack and is about the power, struggle and courage it requires to fight your fears.
  5. Eat, Ate... / خوردم، خوردی... 05:00
  6. Iran 2021
    Directed by: Shidokht Dezham Shahabi
    Animation: Shidokht Dezham Shahabi
    Production/School: Tehran University of Art

    In the search for his mother during an Iranian wedding ceremony, the little lamb learns about food customs around the world…

  7. Password to the ***** / Jelszó a *********-hoz 01:50
  8. Hungary 2021
    Directed by: Adél Szegedi
    Screenplay: by Adél Szegedi
    Animation: by Adél Szegedi
    Technique: analogue frame by frame animation, drawn with ink and pencil on paper
    Music: Balázs Altsach
    Production/School: Illyés Academy of Arts
    Dialogue language: Hungarian
    Subtitles language: English

    The basis of returning to global nature is to understand the nature within us - our own nature - and to look at the process of individual (personality) development as a component of a global phenomenon. The film brings a poem to life which winds between dreams and nightmares, childhood memories, diary notes, and their adult interpretation, reflecting on the issues raised by the search for the meaning of existence and the feeling of frequent hopelessness.

  9. west-east conversation 04:40
  10. Iran 2021
    Directed by: Soheil Seraji
    Screenplay: Soheil Seraji, Nadira Madreimova
    Animation: Soheil Seraji
    Technique: 2D digital
    Music: Sepehr (based on Mendelsohn)
    Production/School: university of Tehran
    Dialogue language: German
    Subtitles language: English

    “NORTH and West and South up-breaking! Thrones are shattering, Empires quaking; Fly thou to the untroubled East, There the patriarchs’ air to taste!”

  11. The existential crisis of Plop, an ordinary being. 02:00
  12. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Leonidas Adrianos
  13. Orogenesis / Orogenèse 06:26
  14. France 2021
    Directed by: Axel Vendrely, Damien Barthas, Lise Delacroix, Emma Gaillien, Pierre Legargeant, Roland Van Hollebeke
    Screenplay: Axel Vendrely
    Animation: Damien Barthas, Lise Delacroix
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: David Escudero
    Production/School: Rubika

    Before dawn, an odd character born from the sky crashes down in a desert. Awoken and weak, he's going to struggle to get back to the highest point in the sky, while facing a rising earth. However in his frantic ascension, something is happening under his steps...
  15. À l'article de l'Amour 05:29
  16. France 2021
    Directed by: Clara Duvert, Margot Chauchoy, Cédric Bagein, Laure Maitrehenry, Mattéo Martinez, Julien Cabezas
    Screenplay: Clara Duvert, Cédric Bagein, Julien Cabezas
    Animation: Margot Chauchoy, Cédric Bagein, Laure Maitrehenry
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: Julien Bellanger
    Production/School: Rubika

    For her anniversary, Brigitte tries everything to get the attention of her husband, former undertaker. After discovering that the latest construction of her neighboor Martha looks like a coffin, the sole purpose of Brigitte is to steal this coffin as a gift for her husband. Maybe he will finally look at her...

  17. Almost Unreal 06:22
  18. France 2021
    Directed by: Eve de Montbrial, Léa Vasselle-Bossy, Margaux Kempff, Grégoire Deranville, Ambre Jacques, Eléonore Chaumont, Alexis Descamps
    Screenplay: Eve de Montbrial
    Animation: Margaux Kempff, Grégoire Deranville, Ambre Jacques
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: Lucía Vázquez Montenegro
    Production/School: Rubika
    Dialogue language: English

    Obsessed with the loss of his sister, an old janitor creates a magical world through collage, hoping to bring her back. But when he thinks he has found her, his perfect world falls apart...
  19. La Meute 06:09
  20. France 2021
    Directed by: Louise Cottin-Euziol, Lou-Anne Abdou, Antoine Blossier Gacic, Charline Hedreville, Agathe Moulin, Victoria Normand, Gabriel Saint-Frison
    Screenplay: Louise Cottin-Euziol
    Animation: Louise Cottin-Euziol, Lou-Anne Abdou, Charline Hedreville, Gabriel Saint-Frison
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: Esteban Fernandez
    Production/School: Rubika
    Dialogue language: French
    Subtitles language: English

    After a harrassing day, Marion, a young woman in her twenties, recounts her story to a policeman, hoping to be unterstood. For her, the responsible one is part of the hounds. For him, she is the one responsible.
  21. Carried away 04:12
  22. Israel 2021
    Directed by: Daniel Makmal

    On a wild island live four women in harmony. A bra from different times, washed ashore on a stormy night, violates the balance of life on the island and causing chaos and destruction. The new object becomes the focus of a quarrel. "Carried away" is a parable of the immense power inherent in the female collective and its destructive potential.

  23. Viqueens 04:27
  24. France 2021
    Directed by: Patricia CHRISTOL, Anne GUICHARD, Marie HERRERA, Mégane LE ROUX, Coline PATOIS, Pauline PRETRE, Léa PYRA, Clara SIMONÉ
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: English

    After their husbands’ defeat, a group of viking women decides to fight the Scottish ennemis to provide for the need of the clan.

  25. Vandals 04:40
  26. France 2021
    Directed by: Romain Beauchamp, Julien Bédu, Mehdi Cochet, Mathilde Dupuich, Zélie Jarasson, Oriane Leyrat, Sylvain Vermesse.
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    In the towering spaces of a brutalist city, two graffiti vandals battle over contested territory. DOT chases PXL through an urban maze; the bad-ass veteran vandal against his new sassy challenger. A police drone spots their acrobatic chase and identifies them for immediate arrest. Their only hope for escape is to trust their sworn enemy.

  27. Noise Film 03:14
  28. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Merlin Voss
    Screenplay: Merlin Voss
    Animation: Merlin Voss, Amber Knight, Lucas Gaveglia, Gabe Clark
    Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
    Music: Jon Black
    Production/School: Jonny Strutt, Francesca Loss
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    The story is from the perspective of a young woman, Molly, as she goes about her daily working routine, always wishing for the comfort and quiet of home.
  29. Heartwood 03:47
  30. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Clara Schildhauer, Reyes Fernández
    Screenplay: Clara Schildhauer, Reyes Fernández
    Animation: Clara Schildhauer, Reyes Fernández, Iva Borisova, Laura Nania
    Music: Kristian Kosev
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Heartwood follows Midge, a bratty girl of about twelve years old. Bored and frustrated by her overbearing father, she decides to leave the monotony of the hiking trail to set off on her own adventure into the woods, in which she makes a magical discovery.
  31. Suburb 03:50
  32. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Miles Jezuita
    Screenplay: Miles Jezuita
    Animation: Miles Jezuita, Rainie Kim, Hamish Dodd, Jess Teare, Conor Quinn
    Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: Donata Greco

    Compared to the bustling life of London’s City, in the quiet, static suburb, lurk foxes. Suburb is a glimpse into what mischief these enigmatic creatures wreak on their man-made surroundings.

  33. Chasing a Dream / Traumweh 02:58
  34. Germany 2021
    Directed by: Christina Demenshina
    Screenplay: Christina Demenshina
    Animation: Nadav Faibish, Hao Yu
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Susanne Hardt
    Production/School: Christina Demenshina
    Dialogue language: any
    Subtitles language: any

    A tree stands alone on a cliff dreaming of a wonderful life in the woods. When one of its leaves falls away, sailing down to discover an interesting new world, the tree must learn to let it go.
  35. a part of me 06:44
  36. Germany 2021
    Directed by: Anna Ryzhkova
    Dialogue language: English

    Moving to an another country is just like landing on a new planet. 
The film focuses on feelings of a child who had to move abroad. It is about loosing a part of you and finding a new one.

  37. Daddy v1 / Papuks v1 02:31
  38. Latvia 2021
    Directed by: Toms Krauklis
    Technique: 3D physics simulations
    Production/School: Art Academy of Latvia
    Dialogue language: Latvian
    Subtitles language: English

    Animation student meets his firstborn.
  39. Dinner's Ready 03:43
  40. USA 2021
    Directed by: Yuan Li Elizabeth Xu
    Dialogue language: English

    Why should I make dinner if we are both in love? A story of gendered roles and the ethics of care

  41. Thanks Again! / まいど! 04:59
  42. China 2021
    Directed by: Yifan Jiang
    Screenplay: Yifan Jiang
    Production/School: Hiroshi Onishi, Yuehan Zhao
    Dialogue language: Japanese

    Each character symbolises a tone and appears in front of the vending machines common in the Showa era, forming a melody from memory. As the music ends and people leave, the lone owner says "thanks again" once more.

  43. Garden of Nowhere 02:31
  44. China 2020
    Directed by: Yiqiao Lan
    Screenplay: Yiqiao Lan
    Production/School: Yiqiao Lan
    Dialogue language: English

    When it rains, she becomes the only phantom inside the garden. Is the garden even real or is it all just a dream in the rain?

  45. When the moon was gibbous 03:41
  46. Denmark 2021
    Directed by: Erika Grace Strada
    Screenplay: Erika Grace Strada
    Production/School: Michelle Nardone & Anja Perl
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    The life of a colorful ensemble of beasts is abruptly interrupted by the arrival of a small group of humans that are determined to subdue one of them.

  47. 'The Sea or not The Sea' part one: Crow takes a Train 02:45
  48. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Liz Loveless
    Screenplay: Liz Loveless
    Animation: Liz Loveless
    Technique: Super8 film, stop motion and drawn animation
    Music: Clint Eastwood and General Saint
    Production/School: Liz Loveless
    Dialogue language: English

    Animated short shot on super8 film. A mixture of drawn animation, stop motion and animation created by using printmaking techniques. A crow wants to visit the seaside, and plans to travel for free. The film serves as an introduction to part two: The Sea or not the Sea (coming soon)

  49. Knitting Warrior 02:17
  50. China 2021
    Directed by: Yiru Chen
    Screenplay: Yiru Chen
    Production/School: Yiru Chen
    Dialogue language: English

    He who does battle with monsters needs to watch out lest he in the process become a monster himself. And if you stare too long into the abyss, the abyss will stare right back at you. —Friedrich Nietzsche, Jenseits von Gut und Böse, Nr. 146 (1886) in: Werke in drei Bänden, vol. 2, p. 636 (K. Schlechta ed. 1973)(S.H. transl.)


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