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Competition 1


12:00 - 13:40
Total Duration: 1:34:16

  1. Fractals 03:49
  2. Singapore 2015
    Directed by: Ruifan Wang
    Screenplay: Rui Fan Wang
    Animation: Rui Fan Wang
    Technique: Stopmotion cut-out
    Production/School: Royal College of Art
    Dialogue language: English

    "Once there was a circle who wanted to be a square, so she dated a triangle." Once too often, we are blinded by the ideal image and overlooked the multitudes of our identity, that of others, and their similitude. Fractals tells a story not of romance and its lost, but of tragedy and its comedy.



  3. Notes on Monstropedia 06:10
  4. Japan 2016
    Directed by: Koji Yamamura
    Screenplay: Koji, Yamamura
    Animation: Koji, Yamamura
    Technique: 2D, Ink on Paper
    Music: George Frideric Handel
    Production/School: Yamamura Animation
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: Japanese

    An animated archive of imaginary monsters written by a fictitious mosterologist in Medieval Europe. This work depicts the habits of monsters using movements inspired by short phrases such as “Taste of Tears”, “Tamed Wildness”, etc.



  5. Klaus 15:00
  6. Spain 2017
    Directed by: Blanca Bonet
    Screenplay: Blanca Bonet
    Animation: Tomas schuller, cesar cabeza, jorge ovando
    Technique: 2D, 3D
    Music: Alvaro nuñez
    Production/School: Blanca Bonet
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: English

    Communities live imprisoned in their tiny homes where life goes on normally. In front of them, and only reachable through a window, the outside world awaits and they know nothing about it except for the little information they can grasp from looking through this aperture. Oblivious to their past and their destiny, not every one of them will settle for such a monotonous and dull lifestyle.



  7. Save Me 04:08
  8. Spain 2016
    Directed by: Oriol Puig
    Animation: Hugo Garc
    Technique: 2D, 3D, Animated Objects, Flash Animation, Puppets, Stop Motion
    Music: Fernando Viciconte
    Production/School: Trizz studio
    Dialogue language: No dialogues
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    The boy protagonist, Rafa, lives in the world of a sensitive, young country kid who is overloaded with imagination and confronted with the possibilities of self-expression and technology. Intentionally the core story is shaped with a naïve simplicity and hints at the places where inspiration evolves.



  9. Boda Click 20:00
  10. Spain 2015
    Directed by: Javier Ocaña
    Screenplay: Javier Ocaña
    Animation: Oca7 Producciones
    Technique: Stop Motion
    Music: Pablo G. del Castillo
    Production/School: Javier, Ocaña
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: English

    Juan and Laura are in love and they are going to get married. But one of them doesn't show up in the church...



  11. Otto 10:00
  12. Netherlands 2015
    Directed by: Job, Joris & Marieke
    Animation: Joris Oprins, Marieke Blaauw, Rik Schutte
    Technique: 3D
    Music: Job, Joris & Marieke
    Production/School: Job, Joris & Marieke
    Dialogue language: No dialogues
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    A woman who can



  13. Crowded 16:00
  14. Netherlands 2015
    Directed by: Broersma Freark
    Animation: Freark Broersma, Minoesjhka van Stiphout, Marjolein Varsfeld
    Technique: 2D, 3D
    Music: Renger Koning
    Production/School: Janneke Oosterhuis
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    In an overpopulated world is a delicate balance between the poor ground and the advantaged residing in a mega city. The poor mass around the city is crammed with hardly any room to move. They are controlled through false promisses and religious ideals by the politicians and the religious leader of the city. They feel the seriousness of the situation, but refuse to see the reality. When a boy in the mass rebels to defend his playing spot, the balance is disturbed. The mass chooses the side of the boy and revolt. The politicians and the religious leader realize the importance of the little boy. In an attempt to turn the revolt, the boy is welcomed into the rich area. A power game is incurred to get the boy on their side. The religious leader will feel more and more the heaviness of the whole. He is faced with the dehumanization of the boy, gasps for breath and takes a decision.



  15. Full Feather Jacket 03:00
  16. Netherlands 2015
    Directed by: Liz El Saadany
    Animation: Liz el Saadany, Marjon Haasnoot, Arjen van der Meer
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Rinus Aarts, Dolf de Kinkelder
    Production/School: Jiek Weishut
    Dialogue language: No dialogues
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    Clumsy seagull Manfred enjoys his humble work as a cleaner at the Air Force base. But when he accidentally kills a member of the seagull troops, Manfred is forced to take his place. Unwillingly Manfred embarks on a highly dangerous mission, that he is not prepared for...



  17. Jonas and the Sea / Zeezucht 12:00
  18. Netherlands 2015
    Directed by: Marlies Van Der Wel
    Animation: Marlies van der Wel
    Technique: 2D, Cut-outs
    Music: Tim van Berkenstijn
    Production/School: Roel Oude Nijhuis
    Dialogue language: No dialogues
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    Jonas and the Sea is an animated short film about a man who casts aside everything in pursuit of his dream. A dream we all share: the quest to find a place we can call home, even if it's underwater.




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