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Competition

Programme 16


Saturday 24/07/2021 22:00 - 00:00 EEST - Animart Festival
Total Duration: 01:53:41

  1. INCOGNITO 07:35
  2. Hungary 2020
    Directed by: Júlia Lantos
    Screenplay: Júlia Lantos
    ANIMATION: Viktória Antal, Tímea Benkő, Johanna Géczi, Orsolya Hegedűs, Júlia Lantos, Regina Pekárik, Eszter Szabó, Lili Szirmai
    Technique: 2D digital animation
    MUSIC: János Keszei, Júlia Lantos, Tali Tadmor
    Production/School: Budapest Metropolitan University
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A young girl works in an office, lives alone in a small flat in a crowded city and her only companion is a yellow bird. One day a cloud appears above the flat, which brings rain endlessly. A supernatural process begins in her flat, helping to lock her out of the outer, grotesque and absurd world. At the end of the film, the wall between the two worlds breaks down, the small flat could not become the place she dreamed of, but rather a weak bunker in a war.

  3. PLATO'S ROOM 04:42
  4. Hungary 2020
    Directed by: Viktória Varró
    Screenplay: Viktória Varró
    ANIMATION: Szonja Eckert, Alexandra Gonda, Szilvia Kulcsár, Zsófia Osztós, Adél Palotás, Viktória Varró
    Technique: 2D digital animation
    Production/School: Budapest Metropolitan University
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    People are waiting on an endless corridor to pay for the movie of their lives. In these movies, they play the protagonists. The short animation builds on the idea of Plato’s Cave: is our perception an illusion? Where does life take place? People are waiting outside a corridor’s single room to pay in. People leaving the room look different than the ones waiting. The main character enters the room with mixed feelings. Plato’s room is an interactive cinema where the viewer is also the protagonist. The main character must overcome his exaggerated fears and accept himself as he is. The decision he makes at the end will change his life forever.

  5. PAPA 05:41
  6. Hungary 2019
    Directed by: Fanni Bakos
    Screenplay: Fanni Bakos
    ANIMATION: Fanni Bakos, Hanga Ádám, Anna Vörös, Szandra Pataki, Ildikó Táborita
    Technique: 2D digital animation
    MUSIC: Tony Anderson
    Production/School: Budapest Metropolitan University
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A story about a father and his daughter following a symbolic road together.

  7. ANAMNESIS 03:15
  8. USA 2021
    Directed by: Avery Schmader
    ANIMATION: Anamnesis
    Technique: Handdrawn animation
    MUSIC: Daughter-Stephen Rozier, Escaping Reality- Jakob Ahlbom (Epidemic Sound
    Production/School: Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    A film that deals with the passage of time and dealing with growing up. With a focus on how mental health affects our perception of nostalgia.



  9. THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMAL, FINALE 03:00
  10. Malaysia 2021
    Directed by: See Ek Chang
    ANIMATION: The Carnival of The Animal, Finale
    Technique: frame by frame, 3D motion graphic
    MUSIC: The Carnival of The Animal, Finale
    Production/School: The One Academy
    Dialogue language: English

    ‘THE CARNIVAL of THE ANIMAL, FINALE’ is an solo installation that displayed 3 minutes long 2D and 3D animated classical orchestra animation titled ‘THE CARNIVAL of THE ANIMAL, FINALE’ written by Saint Sean in 1886, executed in projection mapping style. By using the concept of the original music piece, 11 creatures come together and perform the last piece of ‘The Carnival of The Animal’, which is finale. The whole installation was built by author himself by using cheap plank woods and mounting boards, then they were painted a coat of white paint so the projected content could be seen clearer. The whole installation plus animation content took around 7 months to complete.



  11. FISH OUT OF WATER 04:09
  12. Turkey 2021
    Directed by: F. Nur Özkaya
    ANIMATION: Fish Out Of Water
    Technique: Frame by Frame
    MUSIC: Lin Pesto - Ölmeden
    Production/School: F. Nur ÖZKAYA
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    Fish Out Of Water is a short experimental animated movie. When the norms, traditions, customs and culture of the society are taken as basis, there are individuals outside of them. These individuals who cannot adapt to the existing order are labeled 'misfit'. The visibility of missing individuals is very difficult in societies that have developed in order to maintain order, in fact it is so in every society. Because they're lost on their labels! These individuals, who have been ignored from the society, have difficulty in adapting to sexual orientation, race, gender, religion, and they struggle both inside and outside to be a part of the society puzzle. This is exactly the subject of this animation. Fish Out Of Water, whose main character is Osto, presents the society that caused the character's internal and external conflicts and the lost individual himself.



  13. BRIEF MOMENT / Краткий миг любви 04:00
  14. Russia 2021
    Directed by: Veronika Neputina, Maria Saitova
    Screenplay: Veronika Neputina, Maria Saitova
    ANIMATION: Veronika Neputina
    Technique: rotoscope
    MUSIC: uvula
    Production/School: HSE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOL + VGIK

    This is a story about destructive love and people who torment each other, but who can't live without each other either.



  15. WINTER SLEEP / 冬眠 06:10
  16. Japan 2020
    Directed by: Pom
    Screenplay: Pom
    ANIMATION: Pom, Haruko Koga, Juri Hosoi, Tatsuto Suzuki, Zou Jiazheng
    Technique: 2D frame animation/ stop-motion/ 3D animation/ motion graphics
    MUSIC: Pom
    Production/School: Musashino Art University
    Dialogue language: no dialog
    Subtitles language: English

    A man interests in watching bear live stream had to stay home because of a global snow disaster. This winter is snowy and colder than ever, what do people feel under solitude?



  17. THE QUEST FOR FREEDOM AND THE LONGING FOR BELONGING / החתירה לחופש והכמיהה לשייכות 03:13
  18. Israel 2020
    Directed by: Noam Paul
    Dialogue language: English

    The name of the film is taken from the book "Liquid Love" by the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman. The film investigates the tension and the pendulum swing between freedom and belonging. An attempt to express two opposing worlds trying to co-exist, where one will always overcome the other in a constant, endless tension.



  19. THE WALLl 04:05
  20. Poland 2020
    Directed by: Katarzyna Mencfel-Wenglarczyk
    Dialogue language: English

    “The Wall” is a story set in a cold, silent world after a cataclysm. There is the Man with his companion, the Dog. They travel through empty landscapes, fighting with the harsh environments. The moment of rest doesn't bring relief to the Man as he comes back to the day he lost his daughter. Motivated by the hope he wants to reach the destination, he believes, will bring him peace. He will need to decide if he wants to stay with what’s lost or leave it behind as he encounters the last obstacle, the wall.



  21. GRANDMOTHER / Bà Nội 08:30
  22. France 2020
    Directed by: Etienne Truong
    Production/School: Claire Fouquet
    Dialogue language: French, Vietnamese

    Through an animated letter addressed to my grandmother, I look back on an event that deeply affected me, and that I still don’t fully understand : the abandonment of my step-sister.



  23. COCAINE 05:53
  24. Poland 2020
    Directed by: Anna Hynowska
    Production/School: Anna Hynowska
    Dialogue language: Polish

    Animation "Cocaine" is a half-abstract, half-figurative, visual journey through visions inspired by the song going by the same title.



  25. GOING HOME 02:45
  26. Portugal 2020
    Directed by: Beatriz Ribeiro
    Screenplay: Beatriz Ribeiro
    ANIMATION: Beatriz Ribeiro
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation
    MUSIC: Vicente Pinho
    Production/School: Beatriz Ribeiro, Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Months after his mother's death, Atlas returns to the house where he grew up and which is for sale. The memories he relives and the figures he finds inside make him question his decision to sell it.



  27. NEIGHBORHOODS / Vizinhanças 02:48
  28. Portugal 2020
    Directed by: Mariana Lima
    Screenplay: Mariana Lima
    ANIMATION: Mariana Lima
    Technique: Frame by Frame 2D Computer Animation
    MUSIC: The Undescore Orchestra
    Production/School: Mariana Lima, Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A little frog lives peacefully on a tree trunk, until an ivy invades his home. Initially reluctant, he starts to live with her. When the ivy begins to wither, they realize that it is a sewage pipe from a factory that contaminated the soil water. They plug the leak and end the problem that afflicts their habitat.



  29. GROW UP 03:00
  30. Portugal 2019
    Directed by: Thomas Coutinho
    Screenplay: Thomas Coutinho
    ANIMATION: Thomas Coutinho
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation
    Production/School: Escola Artística Soares dos Reis
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Grow Up is a somewhat negative example of the future and what it means to grow up.



  31. EMBERS 03:44
  32. Portugal 2019
    Directed by: Adriano Palha
    Screenplay: Adriano Palha
    ANIMATION: Adriano Palha
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation
    MUSIC: Mandrágora -
    Production/School: Adriano Palha/Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A father does everything he can to save his daughter's life. Even if it means to summon Nature's hidden divinities.



  33. TO YOU ON THE EVE OF ISOLATION 03:18
  34. Portugal 2019
    Directed by: Óscar Ferreira
    Screenplay: Óscar Ferreira
    ANIMATION: Óscar Ferreira
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation
    MUSIC: Soularflair - "Loss Sound Lament"
    Production/School: Óscar Ferreira/Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Tormund lives alone, with few resources to survive in a world in which it is always winter. After killing a deer he is visited by a mystical creature that guides him on a path of self-reflection, taking him to realize that his actions have consequences.



  35. PYGMALION INFECTION / Дефектът Пигмалион 04:44
  36. Bulgaria 2021
    Directed by: Eskandari Fard
    Production/School: M.J.E.3 LTD
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    PYGMALION INFECTION SYNOPSIS The animated dance drama Pygmalion Infection corresponds to the latest trends in contemporary dance, and animation that explores human behavior in its interaction with robot dolls, Internet addiction known as "digital heroin," and violence against women. The plot is built as a fantastic love drama between the main character Pygmalion and an android doll. One of the most all-consuming problems of our world, namely loneliness, is being studied. An eccentric sound-music environment, uses the eclecticism of the unique sound of classical music by J.S. Bach, opposed and combined with different sound atmospheres and drum rhythms. In the psychopathology of the 21st century, new all-consuming addictions are taking place, but rediscovered through the eyes of the ancient transformation, the ancient Greek myth of Pygmalion is presented in an eccentrically relevant way. Examining the reflections of the topic in modern times, the statistical forecast indicates that by 2033 every tenth sexual contact in the world will be between a man and an android.



  37. STRINGS 08:56
  38. USA 2021
    Directed by: Maddie Shubeck
    Screenplay: Maddie Shubeck
    ANIMATION: Maddie Shubeck
    MUSIC: Sean Donnelly
    Production/School: College for Creative Studies
    Dialogue language: English

    A puppet who is the main character in a kid’s TV show realizes he is trapped inside an endless repeating cycle of an episode and desires to break free.



  39. "YOU CAN NOT LIKE IT" / "Это вам не может понравиться" 03:00
  40. Russia 2020
    Directed by: Sofiya Bogdanova
    Screenplay: Sofiya Bogdanova
    ANIMATION: Sofiya Bogdanova
    Technique: 2d animation
    MUSIC: Gleb Bespoyasni
    Production/School: VGIK
    Dialogue language: Russian
    Subtitles language: eng

    Visual attempt to explain something inexplicable with the help of images and fantasies. Experimental illustration on the veriber of the modern Russian poet Danila Davydov.



  41. MOONFLOWER 03:49
  42. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Grace Kozij and Jenny Laws
    ANIMATION: Jenny Laws and Grace Kozij
    Technique: 2D digital animation
    MUSIC: Declan Long
    Production/School: Jenny Laws
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    At the heart of a magical forest untouched by man lies an ancient powerful oak tree who, with help of the woodland nymph, Thalura, protects and heals all flora and fauna that resides within. One night, a devious satyr named Azrail threatens the balance of the forest by stealing and crushing the moonstone that the oak tree gains its protective powers from, allowing evil forces to invade the once peaceful land. Azrail fatally wounds Thalura, however there is hope as the oak tree summons its last morsels of power to heal her into her most basic spiritual form, a raven. Thalura promises that she will return the forest to its former glory by bringing home the power of the moonstone, no matter the cost...



  43. CNP - VISIT TO THE LACUNARY SPACE OF MEMORY / Vizită în spațiul lacunar al memoriei-CNP 04:21
  44. Romania 2020
    Directed by: Constantin Adina
    Screenplay: Adina Constantin
    ANIMATION: Adina Constantin
    Technique: Stop-motion, 2D
    MUSIC: Ioana Șelaru
    Production/School: University of Art and Design Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Dialogue language: Romanian
    Subtitles language: English

    The project depicts the triggering of the affective memory starting from a drawing from childhood, from where the characters of the animation are inspired. The train journey is a pretext to recall family memories imbued with involuntary memory. The diffuse monosyllabic noise of the moving wagon determines the oscillation between dream and reality. Technically, the animation combines 2D sequences with stop-motion, in order to include the personal collection of train tickets, a list of activities, evidence of which exists, in an album suggestively titled: CNP (abbreviation for ID card). A-frame story where I try to visually illustrate who I was, am, and expect to become into an endless, dynamic and vibrant game.



  45. PEOPLE LOVE LIE 01:20
  46. Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Directed by: Ghasem Asghari
    Production/School: ghasem asghari
    Dialogue language: English


  47. THEM 07:33
  48. Switzerland 2020
    Directed by: Sunitha Sangaré
    Production/School: Nicolas Burlet (Nadasdy Film) / HSLU
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A father and his daughter on the run from strange creatures.



  49. FOLKTALES OF INDIA - THE SUN AND THE COCK 02:55
  50. India 2021
    Directed by: Helik Thakur
    Production/School: Prateek Sethi
    Dialogue language: English

    As a child, everyone might have once wondered why do cocks crow before the sunrise and the sunset. This abridged version of the Manipuri folktale, “The Sun and The Cock” explores a very interesting take on it. It’s a story about how the living beings reaches out to a Cock for help to bring the Sun back after it disappear because of the human’s ungrateful attitude towards this gift of God. This folktale has been illustrated in a style inspired by the tribal paintings, arts and culture of Manipur (eastern Indian subcontinent)



  51. DOG DAYS OF WINTER 01:15
  52. Not Specified
    Directed by: Brittney Hassinger



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