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Competition 4

Thursday 22/11/2018 13:00 - 15:10 - Animation Marathon 2018 at Serafeio, City of Athens
Wednesday 21/11/2018 18:00 - 20:00 - Animation Marathon 2018 at Oikia Theotokopooulou, City of Athens
Total Duration: 02:04:17

  1. Puddles - G 03:26
  2. Australia 2018
    Directed by: Scott Cadzow
    Screenplay: Scott Cadzow
    Production/School: Scott Cadzow
    Dialogue language: English

    Daily, Boris walks his dog Puddles around the scorched wastelands, reminiscing days of old. Until an unexpected threat confronts them.

  3. Panic Attack with English subtitles 03:00
  4. USA
    Directed by: Eileen O'Meara
    Screenplay: Eileen O'Meara
    Production/School: Eileen O'Meara
    Dialogue language: English

    You know the nagging thoughts that start with "did I leave the coffee on?" and turn in to "am I pregnant with a devil-baby?” This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.

  5. Mi Di Worm no. 10 01:00
  6. Switzerland 2018
    Directed by: Barbara Peikert
    Screenplay: Barbara Peikert
    Animation: Barbara Peikert
    Technique: Baraba-pe
    Music: Barbara Peikert
    Production/School: Atelier a./f. Barbara Peikert
    Dialogue language: -
    Subtitles language: english

    Synopsis MI DI WORM no.10 , 2018, 1’, color, audio The starting material is a frame-to-frame animation art of 2-Stop motion: A production with visual effects. Of the type related to a stereoscopic recording, the flickering wiggling-picture ramifications of the yellow color animate strokes on a red background. Part of the constellations complement intermittent in animated gestures: Similar to caves drawing or a children's schematic stick figures. The setting has met with curiosity. The points stand out, as they would be a fantastic set of notes, virtually painted to listen to.

  7. Barbaer 02:24
  8. Switzerland 2018
    Directed by: Luzia Schifferle , Tobias Speiser
    Animation: Luzia Schifferle, Tobias Speiser
    Music: Riccardo Vinanzi
    Production/School: Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No Dialogue

    Viking chief Ulf has lost his desire to be a Viking and his best friend Berth tries to reignite his passion for the axe. After some failed attempts Berth accidentally inspires Ulf to pick up a new occupation. The chief opens up a hair saloon for his fellow Viking warriors and hence they all plunge into battle perfectly styled.

  9. Moments in paradise 01:00
  10. Switzerland 2016
    Directed by: bellopropello
    Screenplay: bellopropello
    Animation: bellopropello
    Technique: 2D computer
    Music: bellopropello
    Production/School: bellopropello
    Dialogue language: no
    Subtitles language: not nessessary

    Plants are growing in paradise; one of them nicer, more beautiful and taller than all the other and provoke a disciplinary action. Against all odds has consequences even in paradise.

  11. Dimension Detectives 04:52
  12. USA 2018
    Directed by: Carly Auyong

    Two newly partnered detectives must work together to stop a thief and look past their differences, quite literally.

  13. My Little Boys - The Lucky Cockroach / 小兒子-命大的蟑螂 03:29
  14. Taiwan 2018
    Directed by: Jack Shih
    Production/School: May Su, Dreamland Image Co., Ltd.
    Dialogue language: Chinese
    Subtitles language: English

    A huge cockroach found its way into their home, seemed a boring family this was, but then the cockroach raved confliction between the elder and younglings under the roof. The man was incapable of leading what the family should do with the cockroach, in the meanwhile, the younger son with his cute stubbornness seemed funny, it also highlighted the problem when both sides insist so much on their opinions, therefore the hindered conversation.

  15. Estuaries 3 08:46
  16. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Bret Battey
    Animation: Bret Battey
    Technique: Custom generative code
    Music: Bret Battey

    A flow of generative sound and mathematically-driven geometry, in which a hesitant, gentle ambiguity occasionally resolves into moments of counterpoint intensity and clarity.

  17. Battledream Chronicles: A new beginning 24:00
  18. France 2017
    Directed by: Alain Bidard
    Screenplay: Alain Bidard
    Production/School: Nicole Brookes, Christina Sang St Catherine
    Dialogue language: English

    Syanna, a young black Caribbean girl, wakes up amnesic in an Afrofuturistic world where she has been enslaved by the global colonial empire of Mortemonde. Every day, she is forced to collect 500 experience points or XP for her master in the Battledream, a dangerous video game in which players die for real. With a kill switch implanted in her body and her limbs replaced by bionic parts controlled by the master, escape seems impossible. When she is offered a chance to learn in secret how to hack and control the technology used to enslave her, Syanna realizes that not everything is lost. But her master, driven by his lust for wealth and political power, is making the slave conditions harder and harder. And planning a rebellion while fulfilling her slave duty is getting more and more challenging. Will Syanna succeed in regaining her freedom?

  19. How can I tell you / Comment te traduire 04:25
  20. France 2018
    Directed by: barbara Creutz
    Animation: Barbara Creutz
    Technique: oil painting on glass
    Music: Lambe Lokk
    Production/School: barbara Creutz
    Dialogue language: French
    Subtitles language: English

    The words and woes of exile by Estonian poet-singer Lembe Lokk.How Can I Tell You is a sentimental journey through language and imagery.

  21. Hallowstide 04:17
  22. USA 2018
    Directed by: Steve Socki
    Production/School: Steve Socki

    Dreamy, haunting forms transform, then ascend into a new spiritual world.

  23. Bei Mir Bist Du Schön 12:00
  24. Netherlands 2017
    Directed by: Bouwine Pool
    Screenplay: Bouwine Pool
    Production/School: Jiek Weishut

    A sweet granny is looking forward to her granddaughter’s visit. But when the little girl arrives, the feeling is not mutual. Before the visit is over, granny must try to create the warm bond with her grandchild she desires so deeply.

  25. George & Paul: Higher 05:00
  26. Netherlands 2016
    Directed by: Joost van den Bosch, Erik Verkerk
    Screenplay: Marc Veerkamp, Jimmy Simons
    Animation: Elmer Kaan, Andreas de Ridder, Rosanne Janssens, Mirjam Plettinx, Soetkin Verstegen
    Technique: stop motion animation
    Music: Sander Houtman
    Production/School: PEDRI Animation: Peter Mansfelt, Paul Mathot, Beast Animation: Steven de Beul, Ben Tesseur
    Dialogue language: Dutch or English
    Subtitles language: English or none

    George and Paul are having a competition who can jump over the highest stack of blocks.

  27. Hate for Sale 02:39
  28. Netherlands 2017
    Directed by: Anna Eijsbouts
    Screenplay: Neil Gaiman
    Production/School: Anna Eijsbouts
    Dialogue language: English

    We live in a world in which we consume hate as much as we are consumed by it. This film examines the alluring and tempting qualities of this devouring emotion and why we keep buying into it.

  29. Heads Together 20:54
  30. Netherlands 2016
    Directed by: Job, Joris & Marieke
    Screenplay: Lotte Tabbers, Job, Joris & Marieke
    Production/School: Marleen Slot, Job, Joris & Marieke, Pita de Leeuw
    Dialogue language: Dutch

    A surreal story about three friends who exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to each others life. This leads to funny but also enriching situations. Will they be able to keep it secret? And will they ever get their own head back?

  31. Sabaku 02:20
  32. Netherlands 2016
    Directed by: Marlies van der Wel
    Screenplay: Marlies van der Wel, Ruben Picavet
    Production/School: Christine Anderton, Maartje Ongering

    When SABAKU’s best friend Buffalo passes away, he needs to find himself a new friend. He tries connecting with different species, but soon finds out that isn't as easy as it seems. SABAKU is in for a bumpy ride, but he won't rest until he succeeds.

  33. The Italian Gaze / Lo Sguardo Italiano 13:39
  34. USA 2016
    Directed by: Sandro Del Rosario
    Screenplay: Sandro Del Rosario
    Animation: Sandro Del Rosario
    Technique: Oil pastels on photocopy
    Music: Michele Di Toro
    Production/School: Sandro Del Rosario, Giannalberto Bendazzi, Paolo Polesello
    Dialogue language: English, Italian
    Subtitles language: English

    An Italian artist looks at his native country through an animated film made with thousands hand colored oil painted photographs. Created as a visual poem that bridges filmmaking language and visual arts, 'The Italian Gaze' portrays the intoxicating beauty of Italy that many visitors still get looking at its landscapes, at thousands of years of history, art, and architecture, as well as it denounces the disillusionment, inner conflict, and hopes of an emigrant.

  35. Drifting Away 03:19
  36. Sweden 2018
    Directed by: Jakob Bäckrud
    Screenplay: Jakob Bäckrud
    Animation: Jakob Bäckrud
    Technique: 3D animation
    Music: Oscar Lundberg
    Production/School: Karlstad University
    Dialogue language: English

    An old man finds a tape recorder and becomes young again

  37. Synchronicity 03:47
  38. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Michelle Brand
    Animation: Michelle Brand
    Technique: 2D Digital Animation
    Music: Vincenzo Di Francesco
    Dialogue language: English

    People come, people go - Yet everyone is moving in the same direction. We all are sharing something that we are unaware of, creating one big picture we are unable to see.