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Competition 7

Sunday 24/11/2019 12:00 - 14:00 - Animation Marathon 2019 at Melina Merkouri Cultural Center
Total Duration: 01:56:26

  1. Bookanima: Dance 07:31
  2. USA 2018
    Directed by: Shon Kim
    Screenplay: SHON KIM
    Animation: SHON KIM
    Technique: SHON KIM
    Music: SHON KIM
    Dialogue language: English, Korean
    Subtitles language: English

    BOOKANIMA, a compound word of ‘Book’ and ‘Anima’, is Experimental Animation to give new cinematic life to book. It aims to create ‘Book Cinema’ in the third scope between Book and Cinema by Chronophotography Animation, paying homage for Edward Muybridge and Entienne Jules-Marey. It experiments locomotion of Dance along with its stream: Ballet-Korean dance-Modern dance-Jazz dance-Aerial Silk-Tap dance-Aerobic-Disco-Break dance-Hip hop-Social dance.

  3. reANIMATED / reANIMIRANI 04:13
  4. Croatia 2017
    Directed by: Vedran Klemen
    Screenplay: Vedran Klemen
    Animation: Vedran Klemen
    Technique: 3D animation
    Music: Vedran Klemen
    Production/School: G.M.O. Enhanced
    Dialogue language: English

    Animation visually represents a consequences of discotheque's lifestyle through chronology of life itself. A guy catches a vibe in the club. After that he falls out into Aztec TV program which worships the life of Jim Morrison. He will be near consumers of yellow cosmos powder from which his tongue became puffy. In his head, KKK in form of giant caterpillars breaks his beloved sunglasses. The future is positive.

  5. Embraces & the touch of skin 02:42
  6. Denmark 2019
    Directed by: Sαra Koppel
    Screenplay: Sara Koppel
    Animation: Sara Koppel
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Sune Køter Kølster
    Production/School: SARA KOPPEL
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    EMBRACES & the touch of skin is an animated poem about the vital need for embraces and contact with other beings.

  7. The Bridge 04:02
  8. Iran 2019
    Directed by: Maria Niazmand, Mandana Niazmand
    Screenplay: Maria Niazmand, Mandana Niazmand
    Animation: The Bridge
    Technique: 3D
    Music: PacDV/PremiumBeat/Orla snc
    Production/School: Maria Niazmand, Mandana Niazmand
    Dialogue language: English

    Money symbol escaping from war symbol and wants to destroy bridge between children and war ,and release the children demands including education, nutrition, a safe place to live, exercise, and their interests captured by the war.

  9. El Capuli / El Capulí 10:40
  10. Ecuador 2018
    Directed by: Carlos Sosa
    Screenplay: Carlos Sosa
    Production/School: Carlos Sosa
    Dialogue language: Spanish

    El Capuli is a big man, with rough appearance, enormous hands, and a very particular dream. That dream is to be a hairdresser. Upon a terrible accident that leaves the town's hairdresser, Don Elias unable to continue his work, El Capuli finds his opportunity to make his dream a reality. But it is no surprise that people are uneasy around him and reluctant to trust their hair locks in his hands. He will do whatever it takes to gain people's trust and show his talent in spite of his appearance.

  11. Amsterdam 04:26
  12. Netherlands 2019
    Directed by: Yao Yao
    Screenplay: Yao Yao
    Production/School: Yao Yao

  13. Uranus Whispers 04:00
  14. USA 2019
    Directed by: Frank Gresham
    Screenplay: Frank Gresham
    Animation: Bo Cai, Frank Gresham
    Technique: 2D animation hand drawn and rigged animation
    Music: Julian Gresham
    Production/School: School of Visual Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    Wiss and Krill, two self-absorbed extra-terrestrial buddies, complain vociferously about their Neptunian surroundings. They procure a rocket and attempt an escape to neighboring planet Uranus. Unbeknownst to our encapsulated idiots, their rocket launch is thwarted, and they end up going nowhere. Emerging from their space capsule full of hope, Wiss and Krill convince themselves they have arrived on Uranus and life is better.

  15. Static 01:40
  16. USA 2019
    Directed by: Zoe Huddleston
    Screenplay: Zoe Huddleston
    Production/School: Zoe Huddleston , Paige Hurd
    Dialogue language: English

    As an unassuming man battles the multiple facets of his own personality internally, the struggle turns outward and he engages with his surroundings. With each blow, the fight blurs the lines between which version of him is dominant. Like many battling with mental illness (therefore with themselves) this film aims to manifest that struggle.

  17. The Bear Hunter / なめとこ山 07:27
  18. Japan 2019
    Directed by: Yaka Hara
    Screenplay: Kenji Miyazawa
    Animation: Yaka Hara
    Music: Mari Funabashi
    Dialogue language: Japanese
    Subtitles language: English

    A hunter who lives in the mountain knows the bears well. She apologizes to each bear every time she kills one, but she has to, for it is how she makes her living. One evening, she comes across a bear and when she is about to kill it, the bear speaks to her.

  19. I Hate Vacations 07:47
  20. USA 2019
    Directed by: Lance Martin
    Screenplay: Lance Martin
    Production/School: Lance Martin
    Dialogue language: English

    'Burned out Bernie' takes an unwanted vacation.

  21. Flut (Flood) 09:55
  22. Germany 2018
    Directed by: Malte Stein
    Screenplay: Malte Stein
    Animation: Malte Stein
    Technique: Malte Stein
    Music: Malte Stein, Mauro Marzo
    Production/School: Malte Stein
    Dialogue language: German
    Subtitles language: English

    A dirty lake bursts its banks and begins to flood the town. At last there´s a good reason to keep the son at home. But in isolation, nightmarish associations start to mix with reality. And whilst outside the world sinks peacefully under water, a domestic apocalypse rages inside.

  23. From the Snow-Covered Hill 14:00
  24. Netherlands 2018
    Directed by: Matty Jorissen, Wijnand Driessen
    Screenplay: Matty Jorissen, Wijnand Driessen
    Animation: Ariadne Vandewijer, Atanas Filipov, Avgustina Vasileva, Camiel Hermans, Diana Monova, Dennis van Hout, Elie Klimis, Gert-Jan Beyens, Jan Kegels, Kimberley Chow, Laure Hillen, Matty Jorissen, Olivia Derie, Paul de Blieck, Pepijn Claus, Pieter van Luffelen,
    Technique: 2D animation, with hand-painted backgrounds
    Music: Maurits Overdulve
    Production/School: Frédéric Dirickx, Marc Thelosen
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    Left behind at an isolated boarding school, young Will quickly becomes a target for bullying. Only the friendship from a small bird brings him solace. But as the bullying worsens, Will’s means of escaping the world grow darker..

  25. Yuukai-Anna 27:04
  26. Japan 2018
    Directed by: Kaichi Sato
    Screenplay: Kaichi Sato
    Technique: 3D
    Production/School: Kaichi Sato
    Dialogue language: Japanese

    196X. Anna, an enigmatic and attractive professional kidnapper, abducts The Professor during his wedding ceremony on request from one of the latter’s former girlfriend. This woman, whose face Anna has never seen, wishes to die with The Professor before he marries. Leaving the church with The Professor on the back seat of her motor-bike, Anna starts on the journey to the fictional city of “Alpha Paris”. “Anna” is a tribute and homage to old movies of the 60’s, a ideally highly effective sophisticated cartoon with trendy visual effects.

  27. Received Wisdom 01:56
  28. United Kingdom 2018
    Directed by: Matthew Coleman
    Screenplay: Matthew Coleman
    Dialogue language: English

    In an endless desert, under a setting sun, a hooded figure is woken by an insistent voice to find themselves noose-necked atop a creaking gallows. But is there a way out, or is there just time to warn their similarly situated neighbour? Received Wisdom is a dark comedy about living, learning and teaching.

  29. Clap-Stamp-Clap 02:22
  30. Korea 2019
    Directed by: Eunmi Kang
    Animation: Eunmi Kang
    Technique: 2D Digital
    Music: Sang-Yoon Lee
    Production/School: Eunmi Kang

    Patterns formed by hand prints and foot prints create coincidental illusions in a non-narrative form of animation.

  31. S.O.S. - A Stop Motion Music Video 04:51
  32. USA 2019
    Directed by: Jeremy Mowery
    Screenplay: Jeremy Mowery
    Animation: Jeremy Mowery
    Technique: Stop Motion
    Music: DNH - S.O.S.
    Production/School: Jeremy Mowery, Dina Six
    Dialogue language: English

    A young punk band grapples with the decision to pursue their passion for music in order to escape the horror found within their own video game.