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Competition 11


Wednesday 30/11/2022 19:30 - 20:30, Thursday 01/12/2022 07:30 - 08:30
Total Duration: 0:57:34

  1. CERBERUS 03:18
  2. United Kingdom 2022
    Directed by: Erin Rose Wilson
    Screenplay: Erin Rose Wilson
    Animation: Erin Rose Wilson
    Technique: 2D Toonboom Harmony
    Music: Fesliyan Studios
    Production/School: UCLan
    Dialogue language: N/A
    Subtitles language: N/A

    When a man named Ollie decides to adopt a little black dog, he can't wait for life with his new best friend to begin. However, not all is as it seems. Cerberus is a story about friendship, separation, and change - both positive and negative.



  3. THE WAKING DREAM 15:49
  4. USA 2022
    Directed by: Jody Zellen
    Screenplay: n/a
    Animation: Jody Zellen
    Technique: Flash
    Music: Jonathan Zalben
    Production/School: n/a
    Dialogue language: n/a
    Subtitles language: n/a

    "The Waking Dream" is an animation that features simple shapes and stick figures that when seen together form a larger narrative about the trials and tribulations of life. "The Waking Dream" looks forward and back. It is a low tech realization of a high tech world. The animation explores the relationship of an imagined past and future, taking into consideration the years of the pandemic and the effects of isolation.



  5. DEHBARAFTAB VILLAGE 08:02
  6. Iran 2022
    Directed by: Ziba Arzhang
    Screenplay: Ziba Arzhang
    Animation: Ziba Arzhang
    Technique: 2d animation
    Music: Ali Alidosti
    Production/School: Yasouj office youth cinema association
    Dialogue language: Pershian
    Subtitles language: English

    An old woman reviews her son's life from his birthday to his child's wedding dayWe are accompanied by the real life of the old woman's son from birth to his wedding day. The poacher changes the situation.



  7. THE BLIND WRITER / L’écrivain aveugle 10:00
  8. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Georges Sifianos
    Screenplay: Georges Sifianos
    Animation: Georges Sifianos
    Technique: Pencil on paper (Blindfolded animation)
    Music: Gustave Carpène
    Production/School: Georges Sifianos
    Dialogue language: French
    Subtitles language: English

    The drawings of this film were made blindfolded, that is, without looking at them while drawing but using only tactile cues. This constraint deconstructs the individual drawings, which are then assembled into a whole in the viewer's mind. The film gropes along like a blind man. This reflects the writer’s perplexity, who questions dogmas and certainties. Faced with the complexity of the world, eternal questions concerning the relationships among people, political and metaphysical questions arise: - Who created the universe? - God. - And who created God? Faced with ready-made ideological answers, the writer admits his helplessness, his blindness is more metaphorical than real. What does “see” mean? Does what we see, the appearance, reflect reality? The viewer is called to provide his/her own answer. S/he is the one who will have to decide, as his perception does, by assembling the disparate lines of the drawings in order to make them meaningful. In a world where communication has acquired special significance, where images and views are constructed on order, how can one discern what is substantial? Is the candy edible or its colorful wrapping? The orange or its peel? Paradoxically, the answer is not as simple as it appears.



  9. THE SMILE 16:00
  10. Netherlands 2022
    Directed by: Erik van Schaaik
    Screenplay: Erik van Schaaik
    Animation: Serhio Lara Jeminez, Timothée Crabbé, Erik van Schaaik
    Technique: Stop-motion animation
    Music: Erik van Schaaik
    Production/School: Pedri Animation, Beast Animation, Erik van Schaaik productions
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English, Spanish, Dutch

    When a world-famous film star is accused of eating his female co-stars, his career goes down the drain. That wipes the smile off his face!



  11. FATHER-MY HERO 03:25
  12. USA 2022
    Directed by: Shih Yin Lee
    Screenplay: Shih Yin Lee
    Animation: Shih Yin Lee
    Technique: Shih Yin Lee
    Music: edit by Shih Yin Lee
    Production/School: Touro University
    Dialogue language: English

    Who always gives you the courage to overcome all difficulties in this world?




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