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Competition 2


Thursday 25/11/2021 20:00 - 22:00, Friday 26/11/2021 08:00 - 10:00
Total Duration: 1:46:32

  1. Control 03:46
  2. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Kun Ao
    Screenplay: Kun Ao
    Animation: Control
    Technique: 3D
    Music: Control
    Production/School: University for the Creative Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    The short animation Control is a story about a father and his son. A boy eat a lot of snacks during he waiting his father comes home from work. Thus, he does not want to eat anything in dinner time and waste the food. The father tries to get the boy to stop this behaviour again and again, but the boy dose not listen. Father feels tired and angry. Then, father wants to use violence to stop boy from wasting food. At this time, father memorise his father hit him like that when he is child. Then, father control himself and apologise to the boy. People make a family because of love and children are supposed to grow up with love. But sometimes parents lose control when their children are naughty.Thus, we should learn to control ourselves in order to keep the people we love safe from violence, and we should not use violence to force children to do things they do not want to do.

  3. Mosaic 14:45
  4. 2020
    Directed by: Imge ÖZBILGE, Sine ÖZBILGE
    Production/School: Lunanime
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    In the oldest city of the Middle East, a Kurdish student, a Muslim musician and a Christian little girl are part of a cultural mosaic. When vicious noises bring war upon their city, a mysterious sunfish appears to save them.



  5. Being A Dog 08:03
  6. Sweden 2021
    Directed by: Felix Swahn
    Screenplay: Felix Swahn
    Animation: Felix Swahn
    Technique: 2D animation digital animation and some effect's are 3D animation
    Music: Caspar Swahn
    Production/School: Felix Swahn
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    Tim is longing for love. He’s a lonely human being who struggles with exclusion every day. Every time Tim feels different than others he transforms into a french bulldog. Ginger makes Tim feel human. Ginger is an old friend of Tim`s whom he was in love with, unrequited love. Tim collides with Ginger in the street, they talk and become friends again. After meeting Ginger Tim becomes a dog again. This time he chooses to enjoy being a dog and sees all the possibilities of a dog`s life. It’s good to be a human being but it’s good being a dog sometimes too.



  7. The Girl Who Cried Sick 03:07
  8. Australia 2020
    Directed by: Ruby Taylor
    Screenplay: Ruby Taylor
    Animation: Ruby Taylor
    Technique: Stop-Motion Animation
    Music: Andrew Taylor
    Production/School: Kardinia International College
    Dialogue language: English

    'The Girl Who Cried Sick' follows a child hypochondriac as her escalating attention-seeking lies lead her parents to dismiss her complaints when she becomes genuinely ill. Inspired by the cautionary tale 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf', this hand-crafted animation gives humour and heart to a grim true story. The intention for this production was to create a film that accentuates the tactile nature of stop-motion animation technology to immerse the audience in the colourful narrative world. The intricate sets, dynamic lighting and complex sound design enrich the visual experience, and encourage audiences to reflect upon their own childhood stories.



  9. The Return of The Water Goddess⁰ 03:00
  10. 2021
    Directed by: Tyeisha Downer
    Screenplay: Tyeisha Downer
    Production/School: Tyeisha Downer
    Dialogue language: English

    Once upon a time nearly 2,000 years ago lived a family of fairies. Their duty was to protect the land from harm. All who brought harm upon the land would have a spell placed on them. Preventing them from fulfilling their destiny.



  11. Little Ox 10:33
  12. Belgium 2021
    Directed by: Raf Wathion, Patrick Vandebroeck
    Screenplay: Raf Wathion, Patrick Vandebroeck
    Animation: Miguel A. Fuertes
    Technique: 2D/3D computer animation
    Music: Michel Banabila
    Production/School: Christophe Baggermans, Filip Vangeffelen, Marc Thelosen, Koert Davidse
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A young muskox migrates with a small herd through the cold barren tundra. For the hungry young ox the rules of conduct are difficult to fathom. His mother does her best to take care of him. During their journey the herd gets attacked by a pack of wolves, who are after Little Ox.

  13. Blinded By Love 03:00
  14. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Yige Yang
    Screenplay: 16:9
    Animation: Yige Yang
    Technique: 2D Digital
    Music: Gedminte Samsonaite
    Production/School: University of the Arts London

    A man feels responsible for a vulnerable seedling and is willing to go to great lengths to protect it from all the dangers in the world around them.



  15. Whisper, Rustle 04:42
  16. United States 2021
    Directed by: Maureen Zent
    Dialogue language: English

    Order gives way to chaos. Chaos generates ferment. Ferment spurs fecundity. Whisper, Rustle is a product of the Covid-19 pandemic, born of long walks in the forest spent memorizing poems by W.B. Yeats. Emergency measures disrupted regular patterns of human behavior and fear upended all normal interactions. The disequilibrium unsettled everyone but also brought a new understanding of the fragility of our sense of order. Whisper, Rustle depicts this cycle with animation of natural and stylized elements drawn primarily from Yeats’s poems and prose. Stop motion animated objects include sand, pebbles, flower petals, oak bark, leaves, gravel, sponges, seeds, egg shells, a rotting log.



  17. This is Only Getting Worse / החרא הזה רק ממשיך לגדול 07:36
  18. Israel 2020
    Directed by: Michael Negari, Eran Luzon
    Screenplay: Dana Petrov
    Animation: Michael Negari, Eran Luzon
    Technique: Stop-Motion, Mixed Media
    Music: Tal Greenfeld
    Production/School: Eran Luzon, Michael Negari, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
    Dialogue language: Hebrew
    Subtitles language: English

    Jerusalem is divided by a mysterious crack, pulling any metal object around it. Revital, a woman in advanced pregnancy, is trying to get to the crack in order to kill herself and the baby she carries.



  19. Whale Fall Whale Rise 03:17
  20. China 2020
    Directed by: Hualin Wang
    Screenplay: Hualin Wang
    Production/School: Hualin Wang
    Dialogue language: English

    A little red fish feels so sorrow after witnessing the death of a whale she admires. She follows some ghost fish to find the resting place of the whale. What she saw there taught her that death is not always be a bad thing.



  21. Three 02:00
  22. Korea 2020
    Directed by: Soyeon Kim
    Screenplay: Soyeon Kim
    Animation: Soyeon Kim
    Technique: Object, Stop-motion, Drawn
    Music: Walter Santucci
    Production/School: Soyeon Kim
    Dialogue language: English

    A visceral impression of our relationships with one another



  23. Red. The Color Within 04:42
  24. Peru 2020
    Directed by: William Javier La Portilla
    Screenplay: Andrea Nicole Rodriguez Guerrero, Marlene Michele Bustamante Carvallo
    Animation: Marlene Michele Bustamante Carvallo
    Technique: 3D computer
    Music: Juan José Enciso Gutiérrez, Junior Carrillo Zubiate
    Production/School: Andrea Nicole Rodriguez Guerrero, Daniel Andres Attias Karaha
    Dialogue language: English

    Dannae, a young artist, is in search of red paint in order to finish a canvas she’ll be presenting soon, but as the only art supply store near her is closed, and with time against her, the night presents an offer that brings out her real nature.



  25. Nurture 03:00
  26. Taiwan 2021
    Directed by: Ying-Fang Shen
    Screenplay: Ying-Fang Shen
    Animation: Ying-Fang Shen
    Technique: 2D computer
    Music: Music by Felix Mendelssohn, performed by Bui-Nguyen Trieu-Tuong
    Production/School: Ying-Fang Shen

    Breastmilk comes quietly into the world at the time of birth to raise newborns. Sometimes they go even further and nourish more little lives through milk banks.

  27. Nothing Is Here 06:09
  28. Taiwan 2021
    Directed by: Kaiyun Yang
    Screenplay: Kaiyun Yang
    Animation: Kaiyun Yang
    Technique: Kaiyun Yang
    Music: Kion Heidari
    Production/School: California Institue of the Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    An unusual guest arrives for tea tonight, and our kid Henri is dedicated to find out their true identity.



  29. The Trail Beyond Highland Road 05:12
  30. United States of America 2021
    Directed by: Eli Copperman
    Screenplay: Eli Copperman
    Animation: 2D
    Technique: hand-drawn & Photoshop
    Music: Rosetta Bachofner
    Production/School: Eli Copperman, Adam Davies
    Dialogue language: no dialogue
    Subtitles language: no subtitles

    The Trail beyond Highland Road is a 2D animated dramedic short focusing on the consequences of deforestation, and how two residents from a prosperous suburban town perceive it through an endangered species of deer. The Trail follows a single father named Emilio Vasquez and his little daughter Ariel, who spend their summer days in the quaint laid back urban town of Highland, New Jersey. However, upon realizing that a whole bunch of deer have been eating up bushes and gardens all across the town, including Emilio’s, the two end up having completely different views on the animals. Emilio is resentful towards them for ruining the community gardens, including his own, whereas Ariel has having never seen these animals as much in her young age, thus making her more fascinated. When Emilio shoos one deer away, Ariel chases after it at the town’s nearby Meadows Trail forest. In a desperate pursuit to get his daughter back, Emilio discovers something frighteningly off about the trail itself.



  31. Devil's in the Details 04:14
  32. United States of America 2021
    Directed by: Anna Owenson
    Screenplay: Anna Owenson
    Animation: Anna Owenson
    Technique: 2D digital cel animation
    Music: Robert Mai
    Production/School: Chapman University
    Dialogue language: English

    A witch gets less than she bargains for when she tries to summon Satan on her ex-boyfriend. An occult comedy.



  33. Ivet and Michuco / Ivet y Michuco 04:49
  34. Spain 2020
    Directed by: Juan Ignacio Meneu Oset
    Screenplay: Juan Ignacio Meneu Oset
    Animation: Ignacio Meneu, Javier Martínez Laura Vicent, Cristian García, Fran Benet, Rut Juan Monpó, María Cremades
    Technique: CGI
    Music: Ramón Giner
    Production/School: Juan Ignacio Meneu Oset
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: Valenciano, Inglés, Italiano, Francés, Ruso, Portugués

    Ivet is a 6-year-old girl, so she thing is already very old, or so she thinks at least. Ivet is dreamy and has an extraordinary imagination. She is always inventing new worlds and characters. She has a cat - well, it's stuffed puppet - and she calls her Michuco. Since she has no siblings, at home she always plays alone and fantasizes uncontrollably, causing complicated situations on more than one occasion.

  35. Keep your feet on the clouds / Πάτα Γερά στα Σύννεφα 02:42
  36. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Eleni Lazaridi
    Screenplay: Dimitra Babadima, Christirina Kondaki
    Production/School: Vangelis Tsakas

    Fikos is trying to cross the city on his wheelchair, but he constantly encounters obstacles that he can overcome only through imagination.



  37. Living In A Bubble 07:43
  38. 2021
    Directed by: Natalie MacMahon, Nikola Drvoshanov
    Screenplay: Natalie MacMahon
    Production/School: Natalie MacMahon
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    LOGLINE: When two strangers feel isolated in the big city, they soon realise that their imagination is able to bring them anywhere they would like to go, despite all the obstacles of modern society. SYNOPSIS: Who says it is easy to live in our modern world? Aren’t we all a bit isolated in different ways? “Living in a bubble” tells the story of two strangers, who live in the bubble they created for themselves, which doesn’t allow them to connect to anything or anyone. Through their imagination and willpower however, they manage to break out of their isolation and open themselves up to the world. They find that there is much more out there than they would have thought and nature can be found in the most unexpected places. If we have enough courage to change our ways, we can re-discover what it feels like to be alive. Against all odds, miracles are still possible- if only we believe in them.



  39. Υour Daughter Hero 04:12
  40. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Apostolis Iliopoulos, Elias Roumeliotis
    Screenplay: Marina Lizardou, Apostolis Iliopoulos, Aris Kaplanidis
    Animation: Brosinarts Animation Studios
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Esther Abrami & Amulets
    Production/School: Municipality of Fyli
    Dialogue language: Greek

    Made for: "Walk the Global Walk" European project

    Supported by: ActionAid


    The story of a young teenager's metaphysical relationship with climate change phenomena.




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