Competition 8


20:00 - 20:50
Total Duration: 0:49:03

  1. The Vast Landscape 11:00
  2. Croatia 2014
    Directed by: Lea Vidakovic
    Screenplay: Lea Vidakovic
    Animation: Lea Vidakovic
    Technique: Stop motion, animated objects, puppets, clay animation, etc
    Music: Yoerik Roevens
    Production/School: Drasko Ivezic

    A fox hunter and a porcelain shopkeeper lady, the scientist brothers, a seal, a boy and a music box. Six characters in their rooms filled with traces of longing, separated by a vast and bleak landscape. Four stories on love, contemplation and (self)destruction.



  3. A Love Story 07:04
  4. United Kingdom 2016
    Directed by: Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara
    Screenplay: Elena Ruscombe-King, Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara
    Animation: Anushka Naanayakkara, Iván Sarrión Soria
    Technique: Stop Motion
    Music: Victor Hugo Fumagalli
    Production/School: Khaled Gad

    A powerful tale of love faced with darkness.



  5. Patata Day 04:05
  6. Germany 2016
    Directed by: Peter Böving
    Screenplay: Peter Böving
    Animation: Peter Böving
    Technique: Mixed media
    Music: Peter Böving
    Dialogue language: English

    This cinematic parable tells the story of five people in a diner who spin a yarn about potato dishes. In the next scene, funny animated potatoes appear. The audience cheerfully follows the film but understands that a highly topical issue is served with the potatoes on the plate. 



  7. Reflecting Black 06:56
  8. Germany 2016
    Directed by: Jan Utecht
    Screenplay: Jan Utecht
    Animation: Jan Utecht
    Technique: Oil on glass, reflection motion
    Music: Penning Frischkorn, John Higgins, Jan Utecht
    Production/School: Filmuniversität Babelsberg "Konrand Wolf"

    Up on a bald mountain an old hag climbs into a magic cauldron. By using the power of her ancient craft she wants to make use of the cauldron as a fountain of youth, but instead of herself her juvenile doubleganger climbs out, and confronts the witch with her worst demon.



  9. Spotlight 02:54
  10. France 2016
    Directed by: Otalia Causse
    Screenplay: Otalia Causse
    Animation: Otalia Causse
    Technique: 2D computer
    Music: Camille Saint-Saëns, Bobby day
    Production/School: Supinfocom

    On stage, a pianist and a violinist interpret the Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns. In the heights of the theater, the lighting guy is languishing behind a giant console which only activates two buttons. He decided to speak through an unexpected light show.



  11. The Little Gray Wolfy: The Winter Story 06:00
  12. Norway 2016
    Directed by: Natalia Malykhina
    Screenplay: Natalia Malykhina
    Animation: Natalia Malykhina
    Technique: 2D computer
    Music: Mattis Sørum
    Production/School: Natalia Malykhina (UlvenFilm)
    Dialogue language: English, Norwegian, Russian

    This story happened in winter one day, Wandering home was a wolf that was gray…. It would seem, that nothing interesting could happen to The Little Gray Wolfy in a boring sleeping winter forest. A world around is white, silent and cold, and poor little Wolfy feels lonely and hungry...



  13. Mittashane 05:05
  14. USA 2016
    Directed by: Jeremy Speed Schwartz
    Screenplay: Jeremy Speed Schwartz
    Animation: Ashley Adams, Nicole Barber, Ben Ceci, Brian Chu, Alex Ciolek,
    Technique: Mixed media
    Music: Castro House
    Dialogue language: Japanese (lyrics)

    The corporate fish see only what is directly in front of them. They review all the data and build a giant spherical robot for unknown purposes. Accompanied by a troop of dancing bunnies, a singing capricorn and a psychedelic guitar player, they launch the robot into the sky, where it devours the sun. 'Mittashane' is a collaboration between Digital Media and Animation Students at Alfred State College and Tokyo-based band Castro House.



  15. Night Terror 05:59
  16. USA 2016
    Directed by: Parker & Jarrod Chatham
    Technique: Puppet Stop motion
    Music: Camille Saint-Saëns, Frederic Chopin
    Dialogue language: English

    After the deaths of her beloved husband and horse following the Great War, a widow must come into terms with her tragedy.




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