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Competition 9

Sunday 24/11/2019 16:00 - 18:00 - Animation Marathon 2019 at Melina Merkouri Cultural Center
Total Duration: 01:56:05

  1. Pattern Cognition / Mustererkenntnis 07:20
  2. Germany 2019
    Directed by: Thorsten Fleisch
    Screenplay: Thorsten Fleisch
    Animation: Thorsten Fleisch
    Technique: 2D Computer
    Music: Thorsten Fleisch
    Production/School: Fleischfilm
    Dialogue language: no dialogue
    Subtitles language: no subtitles

    “When you stare at a screen for long, the screen stares back at you.” It's late. You've been working on those numbers the whole day. The screen in front of you seems to be vibrating. You close your eyes. The after-image on your retina keeps pulsating in iridescent colors.

  3. Woolworld / Wełniaki 10:00
  4. Poland 2018
    Directed by: Joanna Polak
    Screenplay: Joanna Polak
    Animation: Joanna Polak
    Technique: puppets
    Music: Mariusz Ostański
    Production/School: Joanna Polak
    Dialogue language: english

    Have you ever wondered what live would be in a world made of wool? In Woolworld, people, animals and everything that surrounds them is made of wool and all is closely tied together. The only person capable of making sure that Woolworld functions smoothly is Mr. Wooly. He is, however, old and tired and he wants his life to change. Unfortunately... his wish gets granted.

  5. Blue Tomorrow / Mavi Yarın 14:53
  6. Turkey 2018
    Directed by: Numan Ayaz

  7. Waka Huia 15:13
  8. Belgium 2019
    Directed by: Laurent Leprince
    Screenplay: Laurent Leprince & Philippe Carreau
    Animation: Laurent Leprince, Mathieu Jadin, Jacinthe Folon
    Music: Paraire Tomoana
    Production/School: S.O.I.L., Ambiances, Luna Blue Film
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    An old man of origin Maorie relives, between dream and reality, the distant journey made by his grandfather during the First World War.

  9. The Incomplete 07:00
  10. Iran 2018
    Directed by: Erfan Parsapour
    Screenplay: Erfan Parsapour
    Animation: Mashhood Valian - Hamed Hoseinzadeh
    Technique: 3D CGI
    Music: Mazyar Younesi
    Production/School: Pooyamehr
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    An animated short about a hungry Otter who is obsessed with perfection. His desire to live in a perfect world may cost him the chance for happiness in the real world.

  11. The Dream Report 07:10
  12. Ireland 2019
    Directed by: Jack O'Shea
    Screenplay: Jack O'Shea
    Animation: Jack O'Shea, Paul Ruttledge
    Technique: 2D Digital
    Music: Ray Lynch, Janis Vitolins
    Production/School: Jack O'Shea
    Dialogue language: English

    A deadpan sci-fi interweaving moments of familiar routine with esoteric messages from deep space.

  13. Leaf ( Abstract nr. 3 ) 02:54
  14. Netherlands 2019
    Directed by: Jeroen ter Welle
    Screenplay: J. ter Welle
    Animation: J. ter Welle
    Technique: mixed media
    Music: none
    Production/School: The flying piinguin
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    The last in a series of three short experimental films that mainly deal with the materials with which they were made. In this one I used the dead leafs of trees that somehow, in a not so rational way try to mutate back in to the form of a tree. Every single image was originally a dead leaf (or made with dead leafs). The sound is a soundscape of non- natural sounds, in contrast to the images that origin from nature.

  15. Until it turns black 06:30
  16. Ukraine 2019
    Directed by: Anastasiia Falileieva

  17. All Possible Futures 03:51
  18. USA 2019
    Directed by: Peter Whittenberger

  19. Constructive Interference, Mon Ami 03:20
  20. USA 2019
    Directed by: John Akre
    Screenplay: John Akre
    Animation: John Akre
    Technique: 2D hand drawn, clay
    Music: Ryan Udairam

    It's all a day in the life of a sound wave.

  21. The Marvelous Misadventures of the Stone Lady / Les Extraordinaires Mésaventures de la Jeune Fille de Pierre 20:02
  22. France 2019
    Directed by: Gabriel Abrantes
    Screenplay: Gabriel Abrantes

    Tired of being a banal architectural ornament, a sculpture runs away from the Louvre to confront real life on the streets of Paris.

  23. Lost and Found 04:07
  24. Israel 2019
    Directed by: Shimon Engel, Ofer Winter
    Animation: Shimon Engel, Ofer Winter, Dima Gafanovitch
    Technique: 2D Animation
    Music: Tal Steinberg
    Production/School: Dov Abramson , Beit Avi Chai
    Dialogue language: Hebrew
    Subtitles language: English

    A young boy gets lost in a busy shopping mall, foreshadowing the story of his falling as a soldier in the Israel-Lebanon War of 1982.

  25. Skipper's Jam 02:40
  26. USA 2019
    Directed by: Tim Scott
    Screenplay: Tim Scott
    Production/School: Tim Scott

    Skipper's Jam follows the story of a crazy little creature named Skipper; who dreams of making music, but is crewing on a ship full of pirates who just don't dig it.

  27. 24 02:40
  28. USA 2019
    Directed by: Brian Yulo Ng
    Screenplay: Brian Yulo Ng
    Animation: Brian Yulo Ng
    Technique: 2D, Traditional and Digital
    Music: Kwan Leung Ling
    Dialogue language: English

    24 is an experimental documentary and animated retrospective of a young man born between different cultures, it depicts moments of memory through short vignettes of the past; Alongside an evolving abstracted animation that grows in complexity. The film tackles issues of culture, memory and trauma through the lens of a person born between identities. The entire film has a strong theoretical base around the number 24.

  29. The Ribbon 04:25
  30. USA 2019
    Directed by: Polla-Ilariya Kozino
    Screenplay: Polla-Ilariya Kozino
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Jonathan Galland
    Production/School: Jean Ahn, Arealous Kendrick
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: N/A

    The Ribbon is a beautiful short film about a little girl who wakes up in a magical world. Riddled in this little girl's journey of beautiful sceneries and enchanting creatures, a deeper significance lies behind what meets the eye. The Ribbon is not just a children's film after all. Join us on a little girl's journey to find out why!

  31. Candy Shop 02:10
  32. United Kingdom 2019
    Directed by: Patrick Smith
    Animation: Patrick Smith
    Technique: Stop Motion
    Music: Steve Rice
    Dialogue language: English

    There are 11,926 pharmaceutical drugs available worldwide, this film shows 2863 of them. Pills and capsules are choreographed into a cacophony of shape, color and size, resulting in a satirical commentary about our cultural, recreational, and economic infatuation on pharmaceutical drugs.