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Competition

Programme 8


Thursday 22/07/2021 18:00 - 20:00 EEST - Animart Festival
Total Duration: 01:57:54

  1. TRUE COLORS 03:05
  2. United Kingdom 2020
    Directed by: Hanna Lea Wyttenbach
    Screenplay: Hanna Lea Wyttenbach
    ANIMATION: Hanna Lea Wyttenbach, Phoebe White, Jade Dou Hua Gordon, Xiaolian Huang, Anna Koelichen
    Technique: 2D digital hand drawn
    MUSIC: Simeon Payne-Martin
    Production/School: Phoebe White
    Dialogue language: English

    Meeting an old friend in a coffee shop, we follow Nezumi’s internal and external battle of emotions and feelings and how she get consumed by them as she’s being triggered by the words of her interlocutor.

  3. APFELMUS 06:51
  4. Austria 2019
    Directed by: Alexander Gratzer
    Production/School: Alexander Gratzer
    Dialogue language: German

    While two birds talk about their existence, a small apple makes its way into the depths of a cave under watchful eyes.



  5. BUCKET HAT! 03:25
  6. United States of America 2020
    Directed by: Demetrios Tzamaras
    Screenplay: Demetrios Tzamaras
    ANIMATION: Demetrios Tzamaras
    Technique: Digital hand-drawn
    MUSIC: Dan Light
    Production/School: UCLA
    Dialogue language: English, Modern Greek (1453-)
    Subtitles language: English

    Brothers Tot and Meech try desperately to convince their jokester Papou (Greek for Grandfather) to buy them ice cream while on a trip to the beach. But they have to act fast, because the Ice Cream Man could leave any minute! Influenced by the TV shows of Cartoon Network in the 1990's, Bucket Hat is a delightfully silly and sweet animated film that balances slice-of-life realism with cartoony slapstick. Brimming with both emotional sincerity and full-throated goofiness, Bucket Hat is unafraid to have its ice cream and eat it too!



  7. THE MOONSTER 02:30
  8. Poland 2020
    Directed by: Agnieszka Zaręba
    Technique: Digital, Puppet, Stop Motion
    Production/School: Agnieszka Zaręba
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    The boy and the girl have never known fear, they set off on a journey to find him. When it is too late to turn back, they experience the worst of all nightmares.



  9. A POEM BY ALBA 05:38
  10. USA 2021
    Directed by: Yoo Lee
    Screenplay: Yoo Lee
    ANIMATION: Yoo Lee
    Technique: Stop Motion
    MUSIC: Sam Retzer
    Production/School: University of Southern California
    Dialogue language: English

    An elderly woman living alone in her apartment deals with loneliness and her eventual end.



  11. PERFECT 03:08
  12. Russia 2019
    Directed by: O Khe Yn
    Dialogue language: English

    A short film about a girl, whose obsession with perfectionism went too far.



  13. CAUSTIC LENS 04:48
  14. USA 2019
    Directed by: Christian Merrill

    I create experimental animations that distort perceptions of reality. These works are focused on creating composition through shape, color, time and motion. Sound plays a very important role in my animation. Audio sound waves are used to drive the momentum and the visual aesthetic of the piece. Syncing sound and movement is key to creating engaging and multi-dimensional animations. In this work I explore the screening of 3D environments on 2D surfaces, thus challenging our preconceptions of space. These environments represent reality, but are physically impossible outside of the computer. This is represented through infinite reflections or many elements from various sources composited onto a single image. Computer software is essential to creating my work, and my experience working inside of the software is often reflected in the finished artwork. The computer influences my work both procedurally and conceptually.



  15. METRO 02:22
  16. Russia 2020
    Directed by: Valentin Tyuterev
    ANIMATION: Valentin Tyuterev
    MUSIC: Ivan Vyshnegradsky, Valery Gavrilin
    Production/School: VGIK
    Dialogue language: no
    Subtitles language: no

    Sparrow commits an odyssey through the underworld



  17. GREEDY SHADOW 05:42
  18. Korea 2020
    Directed by: Ji Hae, Yoon
    Technique: Unreal Engine 4, Maya
    Production/School: Chung-Ang University

    Greedy Shadow (2020) The existence of 'shadow' that was always together but didn't care about! Shadow who doesn't want to be black anymore starts to change... Finally on the Christmas eve, a new magical adventure begins!



  19. VERSAILLES 07:30
  20. Austria 2021
    Directed by: Felix Weisz
    Production/School: Felix Weisz

    “Versailles” is the story of a young boy in need of a job during the French Revolution. After he’s been given a strange offer at the palace of Versailles, he believes to have finally found a way of securing his economical survival. In all his life he would have never imagined what the tasks there would entail. For better or for worse, he accepts the proposition.



  21. CURIOSITIES 07:30
  22. Israel 2020
    Directed by: Alon Avidar
    Technique: Stop-Motion
    MUSIC: Shoham Sakana Manela
    Production/School: Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem

    A dark and twisted journey deep in the mind and soul of a young man sitting on a bench, wanting to talk to the woman sitting on the other side. He is filled with dread and falls into a dark place where ha faces his desires and fears.



  23. GIREOGI APPA 03:14
  24. USA 2021
    Directed by: So Youn Rebecca Jeon
    Technique: 2D, Motion Graphics
    MUSIC: by JAKE ROMAN
    Production/School: California State University, Long Beach
    Dialogue language: English, Korean

    A bittersweet story of a boy letting go of his beloved bird.



  25. WITH THE SHAPE 06:40
  26. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2020
    Directed by: Nemanja Vucenovic
    ANIMATION: Nemanja VUčenović
    Technique: 3D
    MUSIC: Nemanja Vučenović
    Production/School: Academy of Arts Banja Luka, AEON production
    Dialogue language: No dialogue

    A lonely man lives in a world under one tree. Everything looks perfect until an unusual event makes him eager to change his world. “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” ― Epictetus

  27. THRALL 08:43
  28. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2020
    Directed by: Igor Đurić
    Production/School: Aeon Production, Academy of Arts Banja Luka
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    An unknown object appears on a secluded island. It’s owner gains a power to have his wishes fulfilled. But, at a great cost.



  29. SHIFT 02:34
  30. Canada 2021
    Directed by: Zach Fenlon
    Production/School: Zach Fenlon
    Dialogue language: English

    SHIFT represents the consequences of our relationship with the planet we call home, wherein our actions cause a ripple effect of disaster and destruction. None that can’t be undone if we can make a shift.



  31. 200 YEARS IMMORTALS / 200 Χρόνια Αθάνατοι 06:47
  32. Greece 2021
    Directed by: Students of 6th grade of 1st-2nd Primary school of ilion
    Production/School: 1st Primary School Of Ilion
    Dialogue language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    In the computer science class we wanted to pay our respects to the people who fought and gave their lives to enjoy the precious good of freedom. Particularly touching is the fact that 200 years have passed since the beginning of the Revolution of 1821. The students of the 6th grade of the 1st and 2nd Primary Schools of Ilio have undertaken to give life to history with the technique of Stop Motion Animation. The project was implemented entirely with distance education at the time when schools were closed due the pandemic.



  33. SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW 03:01
  34. Greece 2020
    Directed by: Erato Baloglou
    Screenplay: Erato Baloglou
    ANIMATION: Erato Baloglou
    Technique: 3D Animation
    MUSIC: Lily Allen - "Somewhere only we know" cover
    Production/School: AKTO College
    Dialogue language: English

    "Somewhere only we know" is a short 3D animated film, suitable for all ages, touching on loss, mourning, but also the posthumous messages sent by deceased pets. Rosana, one of the two protagonists of the film, is a young girl who recently lost her beloved pet rabbit, Pearl. One night, while Rosana is immersed in her grief and memories, Pearl's ghost visits her and leads her back to the secret place where they used to spend their time together. There, it reveals to her something that will ease her pain and help her overcome her grief.



  35. ENDANGERED 01:57
  36. Turkey 2021
    Directed by: Öykü Naz Tungul
    ANIMATION: Öykü Naz Tungul
    Technique: Frame by Frame
    MUSIC: İrem Küçük
    Production/School: Öykü Naz Tungul
    Dialogue language: English

    Have you ever considered about what gifts that we all had from mother nature? How do we understand what are those gifts and how to evaluate them? Our most basic instinct is to use these gifts in a certain duration. However, this manner of over-using nature itself tears apart the idea of "gifts." The damage that humankind makes continuously has many outcomes and this short animation is trying to make people face with their own actions. Mainly, the emotions of greed, selfishness and arrogance are shown in the animation. These are the emotions that makes humankind feel themselves more superior than everything; in this case, nature itself. In short, the aim of this animation is to create an awareness against the long-dated threat of humankind when it comes to wielding the gifts of the nature.



  37. ME AND MY FATHER / Mun já Eeči 04:35
  38. Finland 2021
    Directed by: Jukka Vuorela
    MUSIC: Trad. Čuánjá Livđe
    Production/School: Erkki Feodoroff
    Dialogue language: Inari Sami
    Subtitles language: English

    Mun já Eeči (Me and my father) tells a small story of an Inari Sámi child that learns a valuable lesson about the nature on a rowing trip with his/her father.



  39. VICIOUS DOGS 06:24
  40. Norway 2021
    Directed by: Audun Løkås
    Dialogue language: English

    On a journey through the woods, who does this wrestler encounter?



  41. I WANT A SUN IN MY POCKET 04:18
  42. Costa Rica 2019
    Directed by: Laui Laessa
    Production/School: Vancouver Film School

    I Want A Sun In My Pocket is a landscape of feelings experienced by the inhabitants of one building. Loneliness, unworthiness, and a soothing encounter with the sun are in the midst of their inner battle.



  43. MARMALADE / Мармелад 04:36
  44. Russia 2021
    Directed by: Lyubimtseva Anna
    Production/School: Igor Kovalev
    Dialogue language: Russian

    A local office worker gets caught in a cycle of unexpected events because of her love of sweets.

  45. TEASER 01:31
  46. Turkey 2021
    Directed by: Begum Erkan
    Technique: 2d hand drawn animation
    Production/School: Vancouver Film School

    It's an animation movie that show a short adventure of a PhD student who travels between classical movies. And one grumpy fairy who helps her.



  47. NUDITY 06:30
  48. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Jáchym Bouzek
    Screenplay: Jáchym Bouzek, Claire Saint-Pierre
    ANIMATION: Jáchym Bouzek, Matilda Cioni
    Technique: Stop Motion
    MUSIC: Vladimir Grudinov
    Production/School: Isis Hope Lloyd, Luca House
    Dialogue language: English

    In a fabric society, a young figure diverges from rigid the gender binaries to explore where their identity lies.



  49. BIRD 04:35
  50. Taiwan 2019
    Directed by: Wu-Ching Chang
    Screenplay: Wu-Ching Chang
    ANIMATION: Wu-Ching Chang
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation, Object Animation, Paint on Acrylic Sheet
    MUSIC: Wu-Ching Chang, Mike Wyeld
    Production/School: Royal College of Art
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: N/A

    The girl suffers from a feeling of great discomfort that comes without warning, like an uncontrollable disaster. When the panic is accompanied by a flapping of wings, a chaotic, dissociated journey into her unconsciousness begins. The film is based on concepts of panic attack and ornithophobia. Through materializing the feelings of people who suffer from panic attack and ornithophobia, the director aim to discuss the core issues of fear, life and death. The film is a collaborative project with the Wellcome Collection. The Wellcome Collection is a famous museum based in London, where displays a mixture of medical artefacts and original artworks exploring ideas about medicine and art. The animation techniques in the film contain computer animation, object animation, stop motion animation, and multiple experimental artistic practice, such like cotton, beads, acrylic, and celluloid. IMDb https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10435166/?ref_=nm_knf_i1




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