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Competition 6

Thursday 22/11/2018 17:40 - 19:40 - Animation Marathon 2018 at Serafeio, City of Athens
Thursday 22/11/2018 14:00 - 16:00 - Animation Marathon 2018 at University of Athens and Athens School of Fine Arts
Total Duration: 02:04:49

  1. Tex 24:29
  2. Netherlands 2016
    Directed by: Joost van den Bosch, Erik Verkerk, Hans Walther
    Screenplay: Marc Veerkamp, Tingue Dongelmans
    Production/School: Joost van den Bosch, Erik Verkerk, Burny Bos
    Dialogue language: Dutch

    Tex is a typical animation-character. Evie is a cute life action-girl. When Tex falls for her, it seems to be an impossible match. But isn't everything possible in a cartoon? Tex, the film, is a cartoony Romcom, about differences, love and longboards.

  3. The Gap 14:41
  4. Belgium 2016
    Directed by: Patrick Vandebroeck
    Screenplay: Raf Wathion, Patrick Vandebroeck
    Production/School: Marco Levantaci, Marc Thelosen, Koert Davidse

    Manikin is a cubical shaped figure who lives in a very straight desolate world. Compulsively he tries to even out all bumps in order to keep his world flat, straight and pure. When he discovers an enormous gap, he finds himself confronted with the impossible task of filling it up. On top of that the arrival of a red round ball completely messes up his ideal of a perfect straight world.

  5. Three Sketches 07:56
  6. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Adam Butcher
    Screenplay: Adam Butcher
    Animation: Adam Butcher
    Technique: Traditional, digital, tradigital
    Music: Adam Butcher
    Production/School: Adam Butcher

    Three Sketches takes a novel approach to storytelling, giving the viewer an extended stay in three locations. As our senses immerse in the manifold details, events seem to repeat themselves in a chronologically dysfunctional way. The viewer is encouraged to draw their own conclusions.

  7. Batik Girl 09:11
  8. Malaysia 2018
    Directed by: Irwan Junaidy
    Screenplay: Heidi Shamsuddin, Zaidah Z
    Animation: The R&D Studio, Tudidut Studio
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Ainolnaim Azizol
    Production/School: Irwan Junaidy, Tengku Zuhri, Rosihan Zain
    Dialogue language: Non dialogue
    Subtitles language: Not applicable

    Struggling to cope after a recent tragedy, a young girl finds herself drawn into a magical world within a batik painting.

  9. Monsters 01:00
  10. USA 2018
    Directed by: Jim McCullough
    Dialogue language: English

    A persuasive alien leader coerces his followers to accept the inhumane imprisonment of what he deems to be monsters. A cautionary tale of racism, xenophobia and fascism.

  11. Conversation 04:49
  12. Sweden 2018
    Directed by: Star Bazancir, Carl Hedsved
    Screenplay: Star Bazancir, Carl Hedsved
    Animation: Star Bazancir, Carl Hedsved
    Technique: Classical 2d animation.
    Production/School: Star Bazancir, Carl Hedsved
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    A peculiar conversation in space between man and God. What does it mean to possess and lose, to grow up, to age and die? After a series of flashbacks the conversation gets an unexpected turn and there is nothing left to grasp - there has never been anything to grasp. This is a story based on a poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

  13. Percpetion Picnic 03:21
  14. USA 2018
    Directed by: John Akre
    Screenplay: John Akre
    Animation: John Akre
    Technique: stop motion/cigital 2D
    Music: Brian Neurauter
    Dialogue language: English

    A brain and an eye go on a picnic.

  15. Matter Out of Place 02:28
  16. USA 2017
    Directed by: Oona Taper

    Intimate portrait. Blurred line. Exploration of presence and absence. An Experimental Animation.

  17. Futureworld 07:00
  18. Canada 2018
    Directed by: Christopher Angus
    Screenplay: Christopher Angus
    Animation: 2D
    Technique: Hand drawn digitally
    Music: Paul Shrofel
    Production/School: Christopher Angus
    Dialogue language: English

    A quirky journey through recent time to an ethos of futurity, which explores the potential ramifications of technology on human beings while leaving us with choices.

  19. Bloodie Writes an Anthem 03:40
  20. USA 2018
    Directed by: Rebecca Ruige Xu
    Animation: Rebecca Ruige Xu, Sean Hongsheng Zhai
    Music: Luxin Zhang, Regan Henley
    Production/School: Sean Hongsheng Zhai

    Computer programming generated animation aims to produce an emotive, richly-textured representation of a poem about a young women’s moment of self-discovery. Combining abstract pattern, text, ASMR sound and vocal music, it offers an audiovisual aesthetic experience that provokes emotions via a unity of sensation.

  21. Somnium 04:11
  22. Turkey 2018
    Directed by: C. Surhay Kilic, Fuat Degirmenci
    Screenplay: C. Surhay Kilic
    Production/School: C. Surhay Kilic
    Dialogue language: Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Turkish

    Science and discovery heavily relies on imagination. So, we had a little help from children, whose imagination are limitless. We interviewed children from 5 different countries and asked them "What do you think about space?" Then they gave us their drawings of their dreams of space. We then brought their dreams to life, with the use of CGI. That is why our film is called "Somnium" (Dream, in Latin).

  23. French Bits and pieces: Debric Debroc 04:26
  24. Not Specified
    Directed by: Cedric B Von Sydow and Jean Dalmasso
    Screenplay: Cedric B Von Sydow and Jean Dalmasso
    Production/School: Cedric B Von Sydow and Jean Dalmasso

  25. Red Omen - Ed Roman 04:00
  26. Canada 2018
    Directed by: Ed Roman, Nelson Diaz and There Be Dragons Creative Media
    Screenplay: Ed Roman
    Animation: Nelson Diaz and There Be Dragons Creative
    Music: Ed Roman
    Production/School: Ed Roman
    Dialogue language: English

    Award winning Canadian singer songwriter Ed Roman along with animator extraordinaire Nelson Diaz from There Be Dragons Creative Media in NYC have created an exquisite animation to the title track of Ed Roman’s latest album Red Omen. The message is for awareness of Dyslexia.

  27. Filmesque 02:46
  28. Italy 2018
    Directed by: Vincenzo De Sio, Walton Zed (Davide Capasso)
    Screenplay: Vincenzo De Sio
    Animation: Walton Zed
    Technique: hand painted 2D
    Music: Petteri Sainio
    Production/School: Vincenzo De Sio
    Dialogue language: No dialogue only music

    In a near steampunk future the great film director Federico Fellini is in trouble with his camera. Totò 'The Clown' will help him and both will make a 'filmesque' trip. An art cartoon, a tribute to the cinema.

  29. Mannequin 07:58
  30. USA 2018
    Directed by: Pete Burkeet
    Screenplay: Pete Burkeet
    Animation: Pete Burkeet
    Music: Pete Burkeet
    Production/School: Pete Burkeet
    Dialogue language: English

    Rolling Acres Mall was built on August 6, 1975. At its peak, it contained 140 stores. The mall began its decline in the 1990's and closed in 2011. At one point all the walls were painted in pastels and people referred to it as "The Plastic Palace." It is now a magnet for pollution and negative energy.

  31. A White Dog over the Fog 13:32
  32. Korea 2018
    Directed by: Jung Seung-hee
    Screenplay: Jumg Seung-hee
    Animation: Jung Seung-hee
    Technique: Painting on paper, drawing, 2D
    Music: Kwon Hyunjeong
    Production/School: Kwon TheQ
    Dialogue language: Korean
    Subtitles language: No Dialgoue

    A girl moves to a foggy seaside village and encounters a white dog living alone tied to an anchor next door ground. The girl who is afraid of the outside world and the dog that has never got out of its world struggle to take a step toward the unknown world over the fog.

  33. Sand and Flower / 沙与花 04:02
  34. China 2018
    Directed by: Jiaqi Wang
    Screenplay: Jiaqi Wang
    Production/School: Jiaqi Wang
    Dialogue language: Chinese

    Sand and flower. The title is related with the pome of A Grain of Sand from William Blake, which is one of my favorite pomes This is based on Haimingwei's novel, the snow of Kilimanjaro. Whether animals can soothe our hearts, can they let us be redeemed? The animation is based on the footsteps of death in the snow of Kilimanjaro. It tells the story of the man to review the African grasslands and his life before dying. The footsteps of death make people think about where our lives will eventually go. In animation, death are represented by natural objects, from vultures to hyenas, to shadows in the film. At the end of the animation, the man dies, and the god of nature takes him to the eternity.

  35. Planeman 05:19
  36. USA 2018
    Directed by: Suzette Troche - Stapp
    Screenplay: Created by- Benjamin Stockham & Merit Leighton Written by- Juana Stockham
    Production/School: Glitterguru Productions
    Dialogue language: English

    Trailer parks, evil cats, and a newfangled crime-fighting superhero, Planeman who solemnly vows to defend all modes of transportation under his mighty wing. Remember wearing a seat belt and eating your vegetables is important kids, but not as important as defending all things vehicular.