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Competition

Programme 2


Tuesday 20/07/2021 18:00 - 20:00 EEST - Animart Festival
Total Duration: 01:55:16

  1. JACK AND JILL 05:40
  2. India 2021
    Directed by: Arindam K. Dutta, Addayta Biswas
    Screenplay: Arindam K Dutta and Addayta Biswas
    ANIMATION: Arindam K Dutta and Addayta Biswas
    Technique: 2d animation
    MUSIC: Kongkon Kaushik Bordoloi
    Production/School: National Institue of Design
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    In a dystopian land where all water resources have been exhausted, two pariahs try to steal water from a highly secured place.



  3. CHASING STARS 02:21
  4. Netherlands 2019
    Directed by: Laura Aldofredi
    Production/School: Laura Aldofredi

    The film tells the magic journey of a young girl, who’s looking for her home and own place in the world. The journey takes place in the Arctic and the main character is helped by a very special friend, a Beluga whale.



  5. THE FORCE / Hatalom 03:06
  6. Hungary 2020
    Directed by: Králl Kevin
    ANIMATION: Kevin Králl
    Technique: Paper Cut out
    Production/School: Králl Kevin
    Dialogue language: English, Hungarian
    Subtitles language: English, Hungarian

    We see frogs in their calm, natural environment, but suddenly human figures destroy their homes and trample them. The frogs hold on to each other and start a loud demonstration, which is picked up by the media… The story deals with the events of 2020 on the transformation of the Hungarian University of Theater and Film Arts (SZFE). The short film was made using completely traditional paper cut out animation methods, the movements were made by hand, only digital post-production was essential for a cut and a sound design.



  7. CIGARETTE / Cigaretta 04:26
  8. Hungary 2020
    Directed by: Králl Kevin
    ANIMATION: Králl Kevin
    Technique: Paper Cut Out
    MUSIC: Králl Kevin
    Production/School: Králl Kevin
    Dialogue language: English, Hungarian

    An animated short film about the harms of smoking throughout the life of a cigarette, until it destroys itself along with its environment... The short film was made using completely traditional paper cut out animation methods, the movements were made by hand, only digital post-production was essential for a cut and a sound design.



  9. PASSENGER / مسافر 06:01
  10. Iran 2020
    Directed by: Mehrdokht Khorramipour
    Screenplay: Mehrdokht Khorramipour
    ANIMATION: Marzieh Meysami Azad, Mehrdokht Khorramipour
    Technique: 2D_ digital frame by frame
    MUSIC: Moslem Rasouli
    Production/School: Mehrdokht Khorramipour
    Dialogue language: English

    One day a touring musician enters a city with poison plants. His hand touches pollen grains of poisonous plants unwantedly that cause some rashes on his hand...



  11. THE DECEASED / המנוח 07:09
  12. Israel 2020
    Directed by: Avishai Simchovitch, Keren Or Zelingher
    Technique: Puppets
    MUSIC: Daniel fine
    Production/School: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
    Dialogue language: Arabic, Hebrew
    Subtitles language: English

    Stop motion musical. Haim, an elderly man is lying on his deathbed, as his family members gather to say goodbye, each in their own absurd way.



  13. 3:45 PM 02:50
  14. USA 2021
    Directed by: Alisha Liu
    Dialogue language: English

    A girl sinks into contemplation during a picnic at the park.

  15. CORPSELAND 06:35
  16. France 2020
    Directed by: Yang Liu
    Production/School: Yang Liu

    Corpseland is an amusement park that has been used for the purpose of teaching and indoctrinating children to grow up as adults to serve a dysfunctional, polluted and twisted society.



  17. RATS IN THE WALLS 05:15
  18. Austria 2019
    Directed by: Miryana Sarandeva
    Dialogue language: English

    “Rats in the Walls” is a short animation that is inspired by one of H.P.Lovecraft’s most gripping horror tales. The film presents the story of a middle aged man who wakes up one night to horrific sounds coming from the walls of his own apartment. He believes the screeches to be the sound of rats but no one else will confirm his suspicion. In his search and difficulties in locating the source of these sounds, the protagonist is rattled by whether what is happening exists in his mind or in reality.



  19. ALESTORM - SHIT BOAT (NO FANS) 01:15
  20. Australia 2020
    Directed by: Simon Norton
    Technique: 2D
    MUSIC: ALESTORM
    Production/School: Simon Norton, Aaron McLoughlin
    Dialogue language: English

    Official Music video for ALESTORM



  21. ROAMING / Parcourir 06:04
  22. Austria 2020
    Directed by: Florine Mougel
    Production/School: Kunstuniversität Linz
    Dialogue language: without dialogue
    Subtitles language: none

    A surrealist drift that questions the notion of inhabiting. "The house is our corner of the world." (Bachelard, The Poetics of Space).



  23. THE MOMENTS / Chwile 02:07
  24. Poland 2020
    Directed by: Piotr Kaźmierczak
    Production/School: Piotr Kaźmierczak
    Dialogue language: Polish

    An animated poetic etude with dry pastels. Empty beaches, peace, the sound of waves and contact with nature - time for reflection and silence.



  25. MENARCHE / Ménarche 05:00
  26. France 2020
    Directed by: Alexane Richard, Pauline Herlin, Teresa Guarnido Flores, Adam Chahboun, Axelle Vaussier
    Screenplay: Alexane Richard, Axelle Vaussier, Pauline Herlin, Adam Chahboun, Teresa Guarnido Flores
    ANIMATION: Axelle Vaussier, Pauline Herlin, Teresa Guarnido Flores
    Technique: 2D/3D computer
    MUSIC: Adam Chahboun
    Production/School: Ecole Georges Méliès
    Dialogue language: French
    Subtitles language: English

    Arev breaks his tribe’s rules when he tries to rescue his sister in a place forbidden to him. There, he discovers the secret hidden by the customs of his village.



  27. NEVER SEEN / Jamais Vu 03:28
  28. Hong Kong 2021
    Directed by: Chiu Man Yui Serena, Tse Jasmine Elizabeth, Law Ho Yi Woody, Yuen Ka Hei Hannah
    ANIMATION: CHIU Man Yui Serena, TSE Jasmine Elizabeth, LAW Ho Yi Woody, YUEN Ka Hei Hannah
    Technique: 2D Animation, Cut Out Animation
    MUSIC: “Memory Cascades” by Isan, ℗&© 2019 Morr Music
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    In light of our dull daily life routines in this concrete jungle where everything always seems boring and familiar, our collage animation strives to explore creativity, funkiness and craziness from daily objects and characters. Jamais Vu, our title, aims to depict the strangeness and alienation of everyday objects and environments.



  29. ROBBOS 03:07
  30. Hong Kong 2021
    Directed by: LAI Yik Sum
    ANIMATION: Lai Yik Sum, Law Wai Lam, Wu Pui Kwong, Zhang Luming
    Technique: 2D digital visual effect animation
    MUSIC: “Robbos” by Ivan Shopov & Monolog, ℗&© 2018 Subtrakt
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    Robbos is a 3-minute abstract film created with a focus of visualizing music through animation. The film consists of computer-generated neon particles in a dark space, where the movements and effects synchronize with the beats of the music. Robbos presents a progressing feeling of darkness and aggression.



  31. SLEEPWALK 03:08
  32. Hong Kong 2021
    Directed by: Yang Hao, Xing Tong, Jiang Xinyue
    ANIMATION: YANG Hao, XING Tong, JIANG Xinyue
    Technique: stop motion animation, drawn animation, pixilation, rotoscoping
    MUSIC: "From A Hundred" by Isan, ℗&© 2019 Morr Music
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    Sleepwalk is a mixed-media animation based on the urban scenery of of Hong Kong and the dancer Yang Hao who navigates the city.



  33. ANNEMMONEME 01:59
  34. Hong Kong 2021
    Directed by: Lam Mau Sum, Wong Ho Yi
    ANIMATION: LAM Mau Sum, WONG Ho Yi
    Technique: 2D animation, 2D digital animation, hand-drawn animation
    MUSIC: “Ephemeroptera” by Isan, ℗&© 2019 Morr Music
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    Annemmoneme is a minimalist attempt at reimagining the ocean and its creatures through the use of brushstrokes, dots and dashes on a watercolor canvas. Falling and merging with the ocean is the core concept of this film. Shapes dancing along to Isan's music, from lively to quiet, bright to dark.



  35. BUBBLING LAVE 02:42
  36. Hong Kong 2020
    Directed by: Chui Hau Tung (Judy), He Jun (Nix), Wu Man Yi (Rebecca), Zeng Zheng (Christine)
    ANIMATION: Hau Tung CHUI(Judy), Jun HE (Nix), Man Yi WU(Rebecca), Zheng ZENG(Christine)
    Technique: stop-motion, 2D digital animation
    MUSIC: "Timberburn" Lux Prima, ℗&© 2020 SaS Recordings
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    The animation focuses on the aesthetics of food and the textures of bubbles. The main objects in this animation are fruits and vegetables, which have vivid colour and dazzling texture under the microscope. By applying several filter techniques, it resembles bubbling lava.



  37. ROTATION 02:00
  38. Hong Kong 2020
    Directed by: Lau Tsun Wai
    ANIMATION: Tsun Wai LAU, Man To PAK
    Technique: 3D digital animation, 2D digital animation
    MUSIC: Pak Man To
    Production/School: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

    Spinning, Spinning, Spinning... The animation will be using stuff from our daily life as the subject, and by using the rotating parts to be the common factor, for example, the wheels of the car, the water tab, or even giving rotation to the parts that won’t turn. Usually our brain would emerge something familiar that have been imprinted in memories when it is triggered by something interesting. And we want to use “rotation” as the main feature to try to give a grotesque but funny perspective to look at things.



  39. SILVERING 05:57
  40. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Eilidh Nicoll
    Screenplay: Eilidh Nicoll
    ANIMATION: Eilidh Nicoll
    Technique: 2D digital and stop motion
    MUSIC: Hervé Girardin, Carla Sayer, Tim du Feu
    Production/School: Edinburgh College of Art
    Dialogue language: n/a
    Subtitles language: n/a

    Upon discovering a grey hair, a woman becomes entangled in insecurity and fear of the future. The sanctuary of the bathroom takes a turn for the sinister as she spirals into a panic – and the hair becomes her tormentor.



  41. MY BIG HAPPY FAMILY 02:49
  42. Hungary 2020
    Directed by: Hanna Peresztegi
    Production/School: Hanna Peresztegi
    Dialogue language: English


  43. FRANCA / Franca, mi amiga la ballena 10:00
  44. Argentina 2021
    Directed by: Laura Paulina López Valencia
    Technique: Stopmotion
    Production/School: Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Franca is a stopmotion short film about Marina and her friend, a Southern Right whale. They got separated from their families by ocean pollution and together they will collect the trash that has arrived from the city, but they must ask for help to clean up the mess.



  45. A NEW DAWN / Um Novo Amanhecer 03:55
  46. Brazil 2021
    Directed by: Álvaro Cacciatori Morona
    Technique: Traditional digitally frame-by-frame animation with ink pen aesthetics
    Production/School: Álvaro Cacciatori Morona
    Dialogue language: No Dialogues
    Subtitles language: English

    Charles is an ordinary citizen with a calm and cyclical daily life. His days are marked by routine chores. Until an unexpected delivery of a flower by a little girl causes a change in his way of living.



  47. BURR 01:48
  48. Canada 2021
    Directed by: Thomas Boyce
    Production/School: Sheridan College
    Dialogue language: English, No Dialogue

    Burr is a curious little creature who loves to cling onto others, however due to its nature as a burr, it is torn away and rejected by all it comes in contact with. In the end it manages to find another it can relate to and a bond is formed between them.



  49. SHLEEP 05:10
  50. Taiwan 2021
    Directed by: Weng, Zi-Yuan
    Dialogue language: Chinese

    The storyline describes a boy stayed up all night doing his homework. When he wanted to sleep and yawn, sheep began to appear in his fantasy. And then they happen a lot of interesting interaction between the boy and the fantasy sheep.



  51. THE GAME WE LOST THAT DAY 01:56
  52. Singapore 2020
    Directed by: Mok Yuin Peng
    Technique: digital 2D animation
    Production/School: Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    Hazy, faded and overlapping memories from the evening after I played my last secondary school softball game.



  53. PHARMACY ODYSSEY 09:28
  54. United States of America 2020
    Directed by: Faye Thomas
    Technique: 2D Digital Animation
    Production/School: Rhode Island School of Design
    Dialogue language: English

    Vanessa gets her period at the 7th grade dance and doesn't know what to do! She turns to a giant sea spirit who gives her a ride to the pharmacy to buy her first box of pads.


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