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Competition 3

Wednesday 08/11/2017 16:40 - 18:20 - Animation Marathon 2017 Schedule
Total Duration: 01:34:45

  1. Microscopia 04:32
  2. Austria 2016
    Directed by: Nikolaus Jantsch

    The content of this work is about code, the code that surrounds us, that builds the chains of life, the code that is the source of all living and non living structures. Is there a relation between the macro and the micro world? has a bug a similar surface as the moon? This film is a cooperation with the dutch composer Stephan Dunkelman and the austrian filmmaker Nikolaus Jantsch.

  3. Pink Bubbles 02:51
  4. USA 2017
    Directed by: Pei Yao
    Screenplay: Pei Yao
    Animation: Pei Yao
    Technique: Pei Yao
    Music: Kaspar Kaae
    Production/School: School of Visual Arts
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: N/A

    Pink Bubbles is a short 3D animation about a lonely whale looking for a companionship. Diving underwater, this whale has been ignored by other whales because their calls are on different frequencies. As he is a fighter, he never gives up on finding someone who can understand him. His longing leads him to a tragic end.

  5. Dear Mr. Ernest / Estimado Sr. Ernest 10:00
  6. Spain 2016
    Directed by: Miguel L
    Screenplay: Miguel L
    Production/School: Nexo AV Audiovisuales
    Dialogue language: Spanish

    Mr. Ernest is a miserly, lonely old man who lives in a mansion world far away from the world. In the past, if he were able to do harm, he would. However, before it is too late, he decides to turn his life around and become a model citizen, deservedly remembered for his goodwill.

  7. Expiration Date 04:21
  8. USA 2017
    Directed by: Shwenn, Shunya Chang
    Screenplay: Shwenn, Shunya Chang
    Animation: Shwenn, Shunya Chang
    Technique: Shwenn, Shunya Chang
    Music: Jerome Leroy
    Production/School: Shwenn, Shunya Chang
    Dialogue language: English

    Looking for a lasting love seems like looking for a can without expiration date…… A poetic story about searching for an unexpired romance, a mélange of sexy fantasy and innocent love.

  9. The Other Side 03:50
  10. Canada 2017
    Directed by: Ching Cheng

    A solider walked across the line to search for a monster.

  11. Ghost Beats 03:16
  12. United States of America 2017
    Directed by: Brent Barson
    Screenplay: Brent Barson
    Animation: Brent Barson
    Technique: After Effects, frame-by-frame
    Music: Steve Ricks
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    A ghost story about exclusion and acceptance, and the power of music and dance.

  13. Progress / Fortgang 04:12
  14. Switzerland 2016
    Directed by: Otto Alder
    Screenplay: Otto Alder
    Animation: Adrian Flury
    Technique: 2D Computeranimation, Mixed Media
    Music: Georg Bleikolm
    Production/School: Gerd Gockell
    Dialogue language: no dialogue
    Subtitles language: no dialogue

    What?s left are images, ordered by memory. A home, the cat, friends ? Otto Alder?s restless photo animation balances openly and honestly on the border between what was real and what was also meaningful. Photos are caught in twitching loops like struggling insects in the spider web of recall. A brief poetic respite and then the unabashed run-up to the emotional finish.

  15. Stroke 04:59
  16. United Kingdom 2017
    Directed by: Jiani zhao, Emanuele Romano
    Screenplay: Jiani zhao, Emanuele Romano

  17. Fundamental 07:10
  18. Taiwan 2017
    Directed by: Shih-Chieh Chiu
    Screenplay: Shih-Chieh Chiu
    Animation: Shih-Chieh Chiu, Ming-Chieh Chang
    Music: Hsiao-Chin Lin, Szu-Yu Lin (Winsoubd Studio)
    Production/School: Shih-Chieh Chiu / National Taiwan University of Arts
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: N/A

    This is the story of a teenager who discovers the strange and terrifying reality behind fundamentalism. Warped into an ultra-religious environment from a young age, his surroundings force him to adhere to a rigid and sometimes irrational world-view. He eventually succumbs to the madness, and lives consumed by guilt while devouring every crumb of false hope thrown at him from his religious community. One day he gathers the courage to leave his faith behind, and sees that human existence is actually a more nuanced experience than the black and white reality in which he grew up in.

  19. Hemi - Gentle 04:04
  20. Turkey 2017
    Directed by: Laris Kilimci
    Screenplay: Laris Kilimci
    Music: Hemi Behmoaras
    Production/School: Hemi Behmoaras

    The frame by frame painted animation for Hemi's single "Gentle" plays with the perception of being on the road and experiences of losing a sense of reality.

  21. MS. Belly / 貝莉小姐 05:40
  22. Taiwan 2017
    Directed by: Lin, Chih-Yu
    Screenplay: Lin, Chih-Yu
    Animation: Lin, Chih-Yu
    Technique: Lin, Chih-Yu
    Music: Chen, Chihlin
    Production/School: National Chengchi University

    This is a female magazine collage animation. Only the character, Ms. Belly, is made from the creator's own body. The other materials are all from magazines. Ms. Belly is a young lady, a fantasy girl with a round belly. Round belly is big and fat, rolling up and down. Ms. Belly loves her belly, even if people do not like it. In Ms. Belly 's world, the girls' coming-of-age ceremony is to join the transformation for the perfect body. And their ultimate dream is to enter the perfect temple. Ms. Belly was waiting in the clinic, then accidentally saw the operation of the transformation. The girls were in a coma in the factory and forced cutting limbs, face, liposuction. Ms. Belly is frightened and escaped, fleeing into a mysterious world, began a fantastic journey ... ...

  23. Lotus Lantern / 蓮花燈 06:30
  24. China 2017
    Directed by: Xingpei Shen
    Screenplay: Xingpei Shen
    Animation: Xingpei Shen
    Technique: Hand-drawn, Rotoscope
    Music: Xuan Zhou, David Coop
    Production/School: Rhode Island School of Design
    Dialogue language: Non-dialogue
    Subtitles language: N/A

    A peek into the wax lotus. Lotus Lantern is a tribute to late Chinese singer Zhou Xuan, a missing link between filmmaker?s queer identity and Chinese heritage.

  25. Bits - The whippet made from random stuff 03:45
  26. United Kingdom 2017
    Directed by: james Pollitt
    Technique: Experimental Stop Motion
    Music: Danny Ryan
    Production/School: Home Made
    Dialogue language: None
    Subtitles language: English

    This is BITZ. Using my pet whippets as inspiration I set myself the challenge to build a functional stop-motion puppet using ONLY the random junk I had in my toolbox. There was no design or drawing before I started, her creation was an exploration into the balance between style and function.

  27. And The Moon Stands Still 10:47
  28. Belarus 2017
    Directed by: Yulia Ruditskaya
    Screenplay: Yulia Ruditskaya, David Lindner Leporda, Helen Simon, Katarina Koster
    Animation: Yulia Ruditskaya
    Technique: 2D Computer
    Music: Izzy Gliksberg
    Production/School: David Lindner Leporda
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No Subtitles

    The presence of the moon affects all under its glow. The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by its radiance.

  29. The Sadness Will Not Last Forever / Het verdriet zal niet eeuwig duren 08:18
  30. Russia 2016
    Directed by: Alexei Dmitriev
    Screenplay: Alexei Dmitriev, Mathieu Janssen
    Animation: Alexei Dmitriev
    Technique: paint on glass
    Music: Frank Boeijen
    Production/School: Alexei Dmitriev
    Dialogue language: Dutch
    Subtitles language: English

    The most beautiful paintings are those which you dream about when you lie in bed smoking a pipe, but which you never paint.

  31. Seen Again 10:30
  32. USA 2017
    Directed by: Peter Murphey
    Screenplay: Peter Murphey
    Animation: Peter Murphey
    Technique: 2-D hand drawn digital and paper
    Production/School: Peter Murphey
    Dialogue language: English

    A troubled man, trying to make sense of his life while driving through the Arizona desert, encounters difficult memories from his past that appear as a storm of personal objects falling from the sky. This experimental, hand-drawn and collage, 2-D animation explores the power of memory as manifested through objects from our past.