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Competition 7

Friday 23/11/2018 13:00 - 14:15 - Animation Marathon 2018 at Serafeio, City of Athens
Friday 23/11/2018 18:00 - 19:00 - Animation Marathon 2018 at University of Athens and Athens School of Fine Arts
Total Duration: 01:08:23

  1. The Crow and the Squirrel 03:40
  2. USA 2017
    Directed by: Guillermo Gomez
    Screenplay: Guillermo Gomez
    Production/School: Guillermo Gomez
    Dialogue language: English

    In this hand-drawn animated film, a crow has an encounter with a squirrel, and learns a valuable lesson in communication and compassion.

  3. Sunscapades 05:14
  4. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Ben Mitchell
    Screenplay: Ben Mitchell
    Production/School: Ben Mitchell, Laura-Beth Cowley
    Dialogue language: English

    A day at the beach takes a gruesome turn when triplets Lily, Milly and Billy attempt a prank on their grumpy ol' dad.

  5. As Usual 06:48
  6. Taiwan 2018
    Directed by: Kuan-Wen LIU
    Screenplay: Kuan-Wen LIU
    Animation: Kuan-Wen LIU
    Music: Meng-Di WANG
    Production/School: Tainan National University of the Arts

    The temple and the market coexist in a particular place with the harmony of sacred religion and daily life, the story talks about how people and cats live here together for one day. The animation deliberately weakens the roles to highlighting the settings to take place of the protagonists. Through the trying, it breaks the story frame to create the new animation making type driven by settings and sounds.

  7. One Day My Waste Will Consume My Home 05:03
  8. Australia 2018
    Directed by: David Mahler
    Screenplay: David Mahler
    Production/School: David Mahler
    Dialogue language: English

    An artist secludes himself in a shed, determined to lead a hermetic life of loneliness in order to find inspiration for his questionable art. A tongue-in-cheek look at the creative process, and the obsession which leads so many artists down the path of madness - in the end are you really creating a masterpiece, or simply slapping your sh*t around a canvas?

  9. Window 03:27
  10. USA 2018
    Directed by: Sara Nili
    Screenplay: Sara Nili and Josh Allent
    Production/School: Sara Nili and Josh Allen
    Dialogue language: English

    deeds cannot dream what dreams can do —time is a tree(this life one leaf) but love is the sky and i am for you just so long and long enough --- E.E Cummings

  11. Unexpected Discoveries 02:01
  12. USA 2017
    Directed by: James Mabery
    Production/School: Fern

    A young fellow finds himself stumbling upon an ordinary flashlight that allows him to explore other places. Unexpected Discoveries reminds us to always be present. You never know what is around the corner or what is directly in front of you.

  13. Super Dude! 04:53
  14. USA 2018
    Directed by: Caitlin Duffy
    Screenplay: Caitlin Duffy
    Animation: 3D (Maya)
    Music: Composed by Robert Mai
    Production/School: Chapman University
    Dialogue language: English

    Two young boys begin fighting when they realize there is only one remaining Super Dude action figure. However, their efforts reveal that being super is more than just wearing a mask.

  15. Unify 01:43
  16. Iran 2018
    Directed by: Maria Niazmand/Mandana Niazmand
    Screenplay: Maria Niazmand
    Production/School: Maria Niazmand

    With the cooperation and solidarity we can achieve a more favorable outcome.

  17. Mysterical Planet 01:56
  18. Australia 2018
    Directed by: Matt Bissett-Johnson
    Screenplay: Matt Bissett-Johnson
    Animation: Matt Bissett-Johnson
    Technique: Digital Hand Drawn
    Music: Matt Bissett-Johnson
    Dialogue language: English

    A spaceman looks on as a disembodied tongue grows legs. A surreal adventure.

  19. Secret Ghosts Pt. 1 07:05
  20. Canada 2017
    Directed by: Carolyn Tripp
    Animation: Carolyn Tripp
    Music: Brady Bothwell
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    "Secret Ghosts Pt. 1," is the first of a multi-part animated series. Illustrated specters contemplate their "post-body" existence within a contemporary, consumerist framework. Set to the spookiest of slow jams, Secret Ghosts tries to answer the question, "does the afterlife include pedestrian desire?"

  21. Night Light 07:52
  22. USA 2018
    Directed by: Yamiset Trujillo, Jane Suarez
    Screenplay: Kevin Diatezua
    Animation: 3D animation
    Technique: Computer Generated
    Music: Dane Bryant Frazier
    Production/School: University of Central Florida
    Dialogue language: n/a
    Subtitles language: n/a

    A wide-eyed, newborn sea turtle named Fin finds himself on the illuminated beaches of Miami. It is a perilous time to be a hatchling, with hazards of artificial light and debris present at every turn. With the help of Abueluna, his caring, celestial guide, Fin will make the daring trek from his cluttered nest to the open seas.

  23. I Loaf You 02:00
  24. USA 2018
    Directed by: YenJuen Lee
    Dialogue language: English

  25. Fried Taro / 炸芋丸 04:51
  26. Taiwan 2018
    Directed by: An Wu Li
    Screenplay: An Wu Li
    Animation: An Wu Li
    Technique: 2D computer
    Music: Yuan Hong Jiang
    Production/School: Tainan National University of the Arts
    Dialogue language: Chinese
    Subtitles language: English

    A girl Chiou-Chiou and her family go to grandma’s house for lunch. Grandma is happy until she finds grandpa is drinking. She is angry at her husband. Chiou-Chiou asks grandma if she could eat the sweets”fried taro”before lunch. Grandma get furious with her husband, and slap on Chiou-Chiou’s face, even though she is regret immediately. Chiou-Chiou is upset. She leaves grandma’s house and goes back home herself. At mid-night, Chiou-Chiou find that her parents are not at home. Without other choices, she runs out to grandma’s house for help...

  27. Detached 03:05
  28. USA 2018
    Directed by: Frances Love
    Production/School: Rhode Island School of Design

    Lines warp and grids distort, a mother and daughter are brought together.

  29. Peach Blossom Fish 08:45
  30. China 2018
    Directed by: Chen Hailu
    Screenplay: Shiyi
    Production/School: Zhao BIngXiang, Zhou LI
    Dialogue language: English

    A lonely fish was spoiled by a squirrel.The fish gradually indulged in the squirrel’s earnest care and love. Then,she turned into a beautiful goldfish. Meanwhile, She has become a prisoner, too?from admiring ?falling in love to separation......Eventually?they learned to respect each other .