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Competition 2

Wednesday 20/11/2019 14:00 - 16:00 - Animation Marathon 2019 at Athens School of Fine Arts
Total Duration: 01:54:42

  1. Am I a Wolf? / Gorgam-o-Gale Mibaram 08:15
  2. Iran 2018
    Directed by: Amir Houshang Moein
    Screenplay: Amir Houshang Moein
    Animation: Amir Houshang Moein
    Technique: 2D Computer
    Music: Mohamad Jafari
    Production/School: Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults, KANOON
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    The students are performing a theater called “The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats”. Everybody has a role. They are totally taken in by their roles in a way that the boundary between reality and acting rarely can be distinguished. Meanwhile, the child who is acting as the wolf and is doomed to be defeated feels lonely and irritated. He takes his role too seriously. There is a bit of chaos. At the end, the presence of other children and his friends next to him take him out of this atmosphere.

  3. Prey 05:59
  4. China 2018
    Directed by: Sun Jing
    Animation: Sun Jing
    Technique: 2D,Cutout, 3D Background
    Music: Shuangyi Liu
    Production/School: California State University, Los Angeles
    Dialogue language: Chinese, English
    Subtitles language: None Dialogue

    As an ancient eastern proverb described: “a mantis hunting the cicada unknowingly falls prey to the eyes of an oriole.”— the most vivid view of natural cycle in human societies is best seen through lens of karma on a microscopic scale. 本片取材于古谚语 “螳螂捕蝉,黄雀在后”,讲述了一个关于人类社会与自然循环的故事。

  5. Serpendipity 07:12
  6. USA 2019
    Directed by: Carlos Mejia, Kevin Barwick
    Screenplay: Kevin Barwick, Carlos Mejia, Ardiana Aguilar, Lauren Posner, Kyle Climaco, Brandon Schaal, Nathanael Berrian, Ivan Olortegui, Eileen Cinerar, Niara Clay, Angelica Duvic, Matthew Graham, Sarah Rahman, Christina Christie, Gloria Carrazana , Sharry Liang
    Music: Jen-Shuo Chen
    Production/School: University of Central Florida
    Dialogue language: English

    Gordon does not want to freeze during his dinner date. Not only is Gordon nervous, but he has a secret- he has snakes for hair with a bad habit of turning people into stone. Will he find love or is this a date with disaster?

  7. Tiffany 06:15
  8. USA 2019
    Directed by: Christina Christie
    Screenplay: Christina Christie, Taylor Estape, Desiree Vargas, Genesis Laboy, Savannah Berry, Sofia Santos, Austin Royall, Megan Burbach, Kylie Campbell, Peter Lupton, Beryl Van Ness, Chris Gomes, Lauren Gisewhite
    Animation: Christina Christie, Taylor Estape, Desiree Vargas, Genesis Laboy, Savannah Berry, Sofia Santos, Austin Royall, Megan Burbach, Kylie Campbell, Peter Lupton, Beryl Van Ness, Chris Gomes, Lauren Gisewhite
    Technique: 3D Computer Animation (Autodesk Maya) / 2D (AfterEffects)
    Music: Tim Carlos
    Production/School: University of Central Florida's School of Visual Arts and Design
    Dialogue language: Original Language: English but No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: Original Language: English. No Subtitles, No Dialogue

    While packing away her deceased grandmother's affairs, Pauline discovers that one of their stained glass sculptures has come to life. As the lights in the house go out and their memories together begin to dim, Pauline realizes there is joy in celebrating the legacy of those who have been lost.

  9. How and why Don Jose dissipated / Como y porque se ha efsumado Don Jose 12:38
  10. Spain 2018
    Directed by: Moshe Ben-Avraham
    Screenplay: Moshe Ben-Avraham
    Production/School: Moshe Ben-Avraham

    A delighted bee disturbs the tranquility of vacationers on a quiet pastoral island. Disturbing Don Jose in the middle of a relaxing gaze, he spits at her and she falls into his drink. Attempting to save her from drowning, Don Jose becomes emotionally attached to the bee. When the bee is suddenly devoured by a duck, Don Jose starts his pursuit of the duck, embarking on a chase of logic and a surrealistic journey into the depths of his consciousness.

  11. Drawing. Dancing 05:04
  12. Australia 2018
    Directed by: Nicci Haynes (dir. Haynes)
    Screenplay: Nicci Haynes
    Production/School: Nicci Haynes

    Drawing. Dancing is a short experimental animation that sits between visual and performing art. Employing a body language positioned between choreography and combat, we seem to be watching a mysterious exchange between the drawing and the dancer .

  13. Flora 04:17
  14. USA 2018
    Directed by: Chaerin Im
    Screenplay: Chaerin Im
    Production/School: Chaerin Im
    Dialogue language: English

    Experimental animation about gender and sexuality, the awkwardness of division. Uncanny sculptures of vagina and penis are the main element.

  15. Gelato - Seven Summers of Ice Cream Love 12:18
  16. Germany 2017
    Directed by: Daniela Opp
    Screenplay: Kai Rönnau
    Production/School: Daniela Opp
    Dialogue language: German

    The 20th Century was still young when Italian mountaineers conquered Germany with a sensation: gelato! Tiny stalls developed into beautiful ice cream shops. But suddenly sunny days of childhood turned into dark years of war. The love story between Rosa and Paolo ended before the seventh summer had even started... Up until little Molly decides to take matters into her own hands almost 60 years later.

  17. Play/Ground 14:13
  18. Sweden 2019
    Directed by: Hanna Sköld
    Screenplay: Hanna Sköld
    Production/School: Hanna Sköld
    Dialogue language: Swedish

    With a mix of claymation and live action we enter the world of Love, who's 2 years old and struggles to get attention from his father and connect to his Granny. But Loves father has no time, to see him or to listen, since he's totally preoccupied with trying go get grandma out of bed.

  19. SDtoHDuprezMaxV2_009.mp4 04:16
  20. USA 2018
    Directed by: Anna Spence
    Screenplay: Anna Spence
    Production/School: Anna Spence
    Dialogue language: English

    Booted from the limelight, Max Headroom now roves the video signal on the search for meaning. Once summoned to the screen, he talks to the audience in hopes of remembering his past life. As we watch Max, (and as he continues to watch us), he begins to understand what it will take to escape from his purgatory.

  21. Sophie 04:42
  22. USA 2019
    Directed by: Anna Cangellaris
    Screenplay: Anna Cangellaris
    Production/School: California Institure of the Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    Sophie longs to be reborn while seeking to know her double. A party in the hills of Los Angeles offers a corporeal shift to her existence.

  23. Synchronicity 03:47
  24. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Michelle Brand
    Screenplay: Michelle Brand
    Production/School: Michelle Brand

    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. The film explores the idea of how everyone is connected in a way we may not realise. By sharing time, space and movement, we overlap and create a bigger picture.

  25. Little Grey Wolfy. Summer Party / Den Vesle Grå Ulven. Sommerfest 06:33
  26. Norway 2019
    Directed by: Natalia Malykhina
    Screenplay: Natalia Malykhina
    Animation: Masta Volkova, Natalia Malykhina
    Technique: Computer cut-out
    Music: Mattis Sørum
    Production/School: Ulvenfilm
    Dialogue language: English

    Summer is here - short nights and full moon. And Little Grey Wolfy´s birthday is soon! Little Grey Wolfy is dreaming about a real birthday cake with candles and cream for his birthday party. But everyone knows that cakes, they do not grow on the trees! There are only mushrooms, berries and nuts here in the forest. However, this is not a problem for his good friends! With great imagination and big love they manage to make exactly what Wolfy wants. A real birthday cake! And of the stars that fell into the thicket at the starry nights, they make a big firework. Horray for Wolfy! Hooray his friends!

  27. Schrodinger's Cat - Intergalactic Super Spy 02:44
  28. Hong Kong 2018
    Directed by: Thariq Amir
    Screenplay: Thariq Amir
    Animation: 2D
    Technique: Computer
    Music: Premium Beat
    Production/School: Thariq Amir
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: Greek & English available

    What do you get when the greatest spy kitty in the known universe, an emu with a touch of megalomania and a pair of cheeky kiwis cross paths? "Schrodinger's Cat - Intergalactic Super Spy" that's what! The nefarious General Emmanuel Eduardo Estophelos Emu the Third is determined to pull off a daring heist when his plan is unexpectedly interrupted by the coolest cat in the espionage business, Agent Guybrush Slade. Will General Emu succeed? Will Agent Slade stop him? Will the kiwis watch everything unfold with a bag of buttered popcorn? FIND OUT! MEOW!

  29. Wings / Aripi 08:11
  30. Moldova 2019
    Directed by: Dmitri Voloshin
    Screenplay: Dmitri Voloshin, Sergiu Chirillov, Anastasia Berzoy
    Animation: Evghenii Cernisev, Alexandr Pihut, Sergiu Badragan, Valentin Nacu, Eugene Izmailov, Iurie Cecoi, Lesya Kunitkaia
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: Elias Tadeus
    Production/School: Simpals
    Dialogue language: No dialogue
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    This story is about an astronaut who, as a child, dreamed of flying and being free. And now he seems to be flying in the sky, but he is actually locked in the capsule of a spacecraft. One day, minor problems lead to bigger problems, causing the spaceship to lose control and collapse on Earth. And now the astronaut will once again spread the wings of his dreams and return to childhood.

  31. Scrambled 06:28
  32. Netherlands 2017
    Directed by: Bastiaan Schravendeel
    Screenplay: Bastiaan Schravendeel
    Animation: Veronyka Jelinek, Quentin Haberham, Bastiaan Schravendeel
    Technique: 3D computer animation
    Music: Daniël Polman
    Production/School: Polder Animation, Tünde Vollenbroek
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    When 19-year old Esra misses her train and kills time playing a fast-paced, flashy game on her smartphone, a vintage Rubik’s Cube challenges her attention.