Competition 2 Aug. 24 (fri)

20
Bond

  • 2016/10'08"
  • Country:Hungary
  • Directed by: Judit Wunder (Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest)
  • Produced by: József Fülöp (Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest)
  • Distributed by: Katalin Vajda (Hungarian National Film Fund)
  • © Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest
A woman lives in complete solitude trying it hard to find love. She meets a shadow creature that looks like a cat…

21
CONNECT

  • 2016/4'01"
  • Country:Germany
  • Directed by: Hi-Jeong So
  • Produced/ Distributed by: Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
  • © Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF 2016
Stones which grow, rub against each other to become smaller, more active and more mobile. A grown stone is also trying to rub itself until it understands what happens when it is too much.

22
Bird Karma

  • 2017/4'47"
  • Country:U.S.A.
  • Directed by: William Salazar (Dream Works Animation)
  • Produced by: Jeffrey Hermann (Dream Works Animation)
  • Distributed by: Dream Works Animation
  • © 2017 DreamWorks Animation. All Rights Reserved.
A long legged bird tries over and over again to catch a colorful fish in a pond.

23
BETWEEN THE SHADOWS

  • 2018/13'24"
  • Country:Portugal / France
  • Directed by: Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães
  • Produced by: Nuno Amorim(ANIMAIS AVPL), Vanessa Ventura(ANIMAIS AVPL), Jean-François Le Corre(VIVEMENT LUNDI!), Mathieu Courtois(VIVEMENT LUNDII), Pedro Medeiros(UM SEGUNDO FILMES)
  • Distributed by: Salette Ramalho(AGENCIA-Portuguese Short Film Agency)
Natália, trapped in a tedious job, engages in a search for a stolen heart. In a world where hearts can be deposited in a bank, the protagonist faces a dilemma: give her heart or keep it to herself.

24
The Hunt

  • 2017/5'36"
  • Country:France
  • Directed by: Alexey Alekseev
  • Produced by: Yves Bouveret(Am Stram Gram)
  • © Am Stram Gram
The disappointments of a short-sighted and harmless hunter who took with him by mistake a rabbit instead of his dog to go hunting in the forest. No animal has been injured...

25
The Lost Garden

  • 2018/3'00"
  • Country:France
  • Directed by: Natalia Chernysheva
  • Produced by: tant mieux prod
  • Distributed by: Autour de Minuit
  • © Tant Mieux Prod 2018
garden without an address

26
The Letter From Hibakusha

  • 2017/4'34"
  • Country:Japan / Latvia
  • Directed/Distributed by: Vladimir Leschiov (LUNOHOD)
  • Produced by: Hideo Nashimoto (NHK HIROSHIMA Station)
  • © 2018 LUNOHOD / NHK
Based on the Letter written by Seiichiro Kawahara 'To All the Children of the World'. Seiichiro Kawahara survived after an A-bomb was dropped on Nagasaki in 1945.

27
Clock Face

  • 2018/5'54"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed by: Natalia Ryss (ANIMOS Film Company, LLC)
  • Produced by: Evgeniy Savin (ANIMOS Film Company, LLC)
  • Distributed by: Irina Fomchenko(ANIMOS Film Company, LLC)
  • © ANIMOS FILM COMPANY, LLC
Film-vision of a city. The old part of Jerusalem, city inside of the city. City-labyrinth, where people, streets and sky are woven into each other, similar to visions from Haggadoth.

28
The Blissful Accidental Death

  • 2017/15'10"
  • Country:Romania
  • Directed by: セルジウ ネグリチ/ Sergiu Negulici (Reniform Production)
  • Produced by: Adriana Ionica (Reniform Production)
Entering an antique shop, a young man finds an intriguing drawing with a secret love letter on the back, written 70 years ago. Finding out that the author of the drawing is still alive, 105 years old, he goes on an unusual journey to meet her, the painter who befriended many important Romanian artists at the beginning of the 20th century.

29
String of Sound

  • 2017/0'57"
  • Country:U.S.A.
  • Directed/Produced by: John Morena
  • © John Morena 2017
I strung together human mouth noises and paired them with animation of a single piece of string. This film is the first of 52 experimental animation films I made in 2017.

30
Maned & Macho

  • 2017/10'48"
  • Country:Iran
  • Directed/Produced/Distributed by: Shiva Sadegh Asadi
  • © 2017
A young girl's repressed emotions and instincts are embodied in some animals that come out of her dreams. However, no one in her family is receptive to these animals.

31
Alternative walk

  • 2017/5'08"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed by: Ivan Maximov (Fund "Goubernia")
  • Produced by: Alexandr Gerasimov(Fund"Goubernia")
  • Distributed by: "Studio "Master-Film"
  • © Fund 'Goubernia'
About walk in the park not by rules.

32
Sombryuk

  • 2017/5'14"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed by: Polina Fyodorova
  • Produced by: Irina Volodina, Valentina Khizhniakova
  • © Ltd Studio 'Ural-Cinema'
Animation film is based on the Ural folklore. This is a story about a naughty girl who decided to be obedient before bedtime.

33
SURPRISE

  • 2017/8'40"
  • Country:Portugal
  • Directed by: Paulo Patrício
  • Produced by: Nuno Amorim(ANIMAIS AVPL), Vanessa Ventura(ANIMAIS AVPL)
  • Distributed by: Salette Ramalho(AGENCIA-Portuguese Short Film Agency)
A short experimental/documental animation made using a recorded conversation between a mother, Joana, and her 3 years old daughter, Alice, who is recovering from kidney cancer. They both talk – in a very open and frank way – about the illness, their present circumstances, struggles and conquers.

34
Sirocco

  • 2016/5'24"
  • Country:France
  • Directed by: Romain Garcia, Kevin Tarpinian, Thomas Lopez-Massy, Avril Hug, Lauren Madec
  • Produced by: Julien Deparis(MoPA)
  • Distributed by: Luce Grosjean(Miyu Distribution)
At the edge of the Sicilian coast, a family gathers to celebrate the birthday of an ancestral godfather. Unfortunately, the wind rises...

35
Nothing happens

  • 2017/11'44"
  • Country:Denmark / France
  • Directed by: Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
  • Produced by: Marie Bro(Dansk Tegnefilm), Emmanuel-Alain Raynal(Miyu Productions), Pierre Baussaron(Miyu Productions)
  • Distributed by: Manifest
  • © Uri & Michelle Kranot
It’s freezing cold in the city suburbs. Yet some people are gathering. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We are all waiting for something to happen. But nothing does…
We have gathered to witness an event. To participate in being seen. The spectacle of watching and being watched.

36
we are the immigrants

  • 2016/5'56"
  • Country:Colombia / U.S.A.
  • Directed/Produced by: Catalina Matamoros(University of Southern California)
We are the immigrants follows the story of a little girl and her family and their attempt to cross the US-Mexican border in the hope to reunite with her mother and find a better future.

37
Letting Go

  • 2017/10'40"
  • Country:Estonia / Denmark
  • Directed/Produced by: Ülo Pikkov(Silmviburlane)
The Japanese believe that by releasing a paper doll at the sea they are letting go of an evil spirit...
Letting Go is a documentary animation with a young girl from orphanage who wants to let go of the shadows that haunt her past.