Student 5

Saturday 30/03/2024 15:00 - 16:30 - Athens Animfest 2024 Official Screening
Sunday 31/03/2024 03:00 - 04:30 - Athens Animfest 2024 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:19:33

  1. Fulfillment of a Wish 08:35
  2. United States of America 2023
    Directed by: Emily Greenberg
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    Fulfillment of a Wish tells the story of how Sigmund Freud arrived at his theory of the dream as a form of wish-fulfillment. In pairing this story with animated imagery from a deep learning text-to-image model, the work suggests that generative AI imagery may also be the “disguised fulfillment of a suppressed, repressed wish.”

  3. Shape of the Elephant 08:11
  4. Japan 2023
    Directed by: Sam Kuwa
    Screenplay: Sam KUWA
    Animation: Sam KUWA
    Music: Tiangu Fan
    Production/School: Tokyo Polytechnic University
    Dialogue language: Mandarin Chinese
    Subtitles language: English

    An elephant was living in my house, but all the adults were avoiding it. The elephant kept changing its shape and grew up with me.
  5. Shellfish 05:57
  6. France 2023
    Directed by: Justine AUBERT, Cassandra BOUTON, Grégoire CALLIES, Maud CHESNEAU, Anna DANTON, Loic GIRAULT, Gatien PEYRUDE, Justine RAUX
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    In a French rocky inlet, Bernard, a small and selfish hermit crab loses his shell. He will has to face dangers of the beach to find an other one. In the company of a weird little crab which helps protecting him, both will lives multiples adventures that will befriend them.

  7. Vidalia 06:44
  8. France 2023
    Directed by: Camille Borg, Constance Cartaut, Diane Hamel, Tabatha Hugues, Morgane Jolivel, Emile Lachkar, Bastien L'Hourre, Enzo Regardin, Céline Soubrane
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    In a massacred village, a part of the inhabitants is kidnapped by strange creatures. Only survivors, Cal and Vidalia decide to search for them.

  9. As the sun goes down 05:56
  10. France 2023
    Directed by: Laurine Bocquet, Ilona Caucal, Inès Fechner, Jahnice Laurent, Sarah Robert, Emma Roussel, Kevin Vandenbeuck
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Thrown into the night, a rabbit scared of the dark has to face his fears to get his light back.

  11. Eastern 06:32
  12. France 2023
    Directed by: Victor Dalmont, Mathis Dorniol, Valentine Fripier, Margaux Huvé, Marion Machelard, Maëva Mina, Iannis Oillic, Paul Pillan, Solène Poirier
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Commissioned by the Sioux Standing Bull, the famous mercenary Glitch Westwood arrives in Eastern to kill his target and get his reward. He quickly kills it, but discovers that all the people have the same face.

  13. technically_breathing 05:43
  14. Germany 2023
    Directed by: Markéta Müllerová
    Screenplay: Markéta Müllerová
    Animation: Markéta Müllerová
    Technique: 3D
    Music: Charlotte Koch
    Production/School: Mediendesign, DHBW Ravensburg
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    "technically_breathing" is a 3D animated film that raises the question of whether avatars and artificial intelligence truly breathe or merely create an illusion. The film explores the idea that breathing in times of societal crises can be understood as an act of survival and resistance.
  15. The Last Line 04:09
  16. Greece 2023
    Directed by: Io Andrikopoulou
    Screenplay: Io Andrikopoulou
    Music: Io Andrikopoulou

    War is a dark part of the human history. Within a war, there is the front line, where individuals stand in the field of battle against the enemy. However, war transcends the battlefield, leaving behind a 'last line' ,the children and the people who remain behind, the civilians. Through this title, 'The Last Line', the film examines the importance of the war's final line. It primarily focuses on the roles of children and the experiences of those who are confronted with war. The title also serves as a reminder of the significance that we should recognize and address the long-term effects of war on children. It calls on the audience to consider their role in mitigating and addressing the terrors of war.

  17. Every Other Weekend 04:59
  18. Ireland 2023
    Directed by: James Naughton
    Screenplay: James Naughton
    Dialogue language: English

    Desperate to escape from a routine of biweekly visits, a recently divorced father drags his two children camping to the west of Ireland.

  19. Home / 우리 집 05:48
  20. Korea 2022
    Directed by: Yoochae Hwang
    Screenplay: Yoochae Hwang
    Animation: Yoochae Hwang
    Technique: Yoochae Hwang
    Music: Hyunjoo Lee
    Production/School: Korea National University of Arts
    Dialogue language: Korean
    Subtitles language: English

    ‘I’ live with Mother who is suffering from an illness. ‘I’ wake up from a nightmare in the middle of the night and go to stitch up Mother’s wound, which is spilling water. Unable to handle it alone, the wound bursts. And, the rushing water from the wound sweeps ‘me’ away to take a short trip to the past. Through the journey, ‘I’ confront the emotion that ‘I’ tried to turn away.

  21. The Test Flight 00:38
  22. United States of America 2022
    Directed by: Isaiah Willis
    Screenplay: Isaiah Willis
    Animation: 2D Adobe Animate
    Technique: 2D Adobe Animate, EDAP Rigging
    Music: Sound Effects from
    Production/School: Gava/GATe Animation Class - Greenbelt Recreation Dept - Isaiah Willis, Ali Everitt, George Kochell
    Dialogue language: English

    An inventor takes a daring leap of faith.

  23. Micro-Aggression 05:30
  24. United States of America 2023
    Directed by: Da'Vanah McDaniels
    Screenplay: Da'Vanah McDaniels
    Animation: Da'Vanah McDaniels
    Technique: Digital 2D Animation
    Music: Score by Hunter Marut
    Production/School: John Hill, Karl Jahnke
    Dialogue language: English

    Micro-Aggression is an animated story about an evil scientist, Doctor Vyle, and his obnoxious next door neighbor, Tommy Joe. After Tommy Joe is caught red-handed stealing pizza out of the villain's refrigerator, he tries to deter Vyle's rage with a challenge to fix a defective microwave. Doctor Vyle soon comes to realize that he can only turn the microwave into weapons of dastardly doom.

  25. Braided 06:19
  26. United States of America 2023
    Directed by: Chenxi Zhang
    Screenplay: Chenxi Zhang
    Animation: Chenxi Zhang
    Technique: 2D animation, animated object, pencil on paper, paper cut-out
    Music: Squash & Biscuit
    Production/School: California Institute of the Arts
    Dialogue language: Chinese
    Subtitles language: English

    Mom always meticulously braided my hair tightly, so tight that it pulled a clear path on top of my head. But one day, she cut off my braids. I didn't want to resist, yet I had to accept it. As I took my first steps forward alone, my stride faltered. Along the path on my head, I touched our unbreakable inner attachment, and the journey of female growth we were both unprepared to face.

  27. OVER THE HILL 04:32
  28. Korea 2024
    Directed by: JI WOON CHOI, SI EUN KIM
    Screenplay: Jiwoon Choi / Sieun Kim
    Animation: Jiwoon Choi
    Music: Changseong Lee / Soojin Park
    Production/School: Hongik University
    Dialogue language: Korean
    Subtitles language: English

    Jin, picking out what to wear on the date.”Leaving numerous clothing options at home behind, she goes out to find the perfect matching outfit for the date. At the store has there been filled with full of the latest fashion trends. Even during her shopping excursion trends continue to change. After a long hours of shopping, Jin finally purchases a satisfying outfit and enjoys a delightful time with her boyfriend. But on the other side, what happens to the unchosen??

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