Student Competition 1
Thursday 02/12/2021 11:00 - 14:00
Total Duration: 2:58:54
- The Quiet 10:00 Australia 2019
Created: Radheya Jegatheva Screenplay: Radheya Jegatheva, Jay Jay Jegathesan Production: Jay Jay Jegathesan, Radheya Jegatheva Dialogue Language: English
When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.
- Balance 03:38 Singapore 2018
Created: Raymond Limantara Sutisna Dialogue Language: English
“There isn’t enough room for the both of us.” Two painters battle out what space they have to paint in their own style.
- IPIG 03:00 Netherlands 2019
Created: Mans Weghorst Production: Mans Weghorst Dialogue Language: English
A boy is about to get an organ transplant. As he drifts into a hallucination he faces fragments in which a pig seems to become the bearer of his soon to be transplanted organ.
- Hounds 05:47 Israel 2018
Created: Ido Shapira, Amit Cohen Screenplay: Ido Shapira, Amit Cohen Production: Bezalel Academy Of Art and Design
The life of a dog, trained to act as human, changes when a pack of Hounds gathers around his house.
- A count on 4. 03:22 Chile 2019
Created: María Josefa luengo (Bebis Colossus) Screenplay: María Josefa luengo (Bebis Colossus) Production: María Josefa luengo (Bebis Colossus) Dialogue Language: Spanish
Autobiographical animated documentary about the experience of a person who suffered obsessive compulsive disorder during his adolescence.
- Big Feet 02:28 United Kingdom 2019
Created: Alice Harper, Ilaina Lowe Screenplay: Alice Harper, Ilaina Lowe Production: Rebecca Hardess Dialogue Language: English
A lonely Yeti flies to North America to find what's missing in his life. This Film is about how a yeti's loneliness forces him to leave his home in search of a possible family connection. Using an abandoned plane he travels across the world in search of his family facing a few troubles when he arrives.
- Magic Play 03:26 United States 2018
Created: Natasha Cánepa Screenplay: Natasha Cánepa Dialogue Language: English
A shy boy wizard-in-training is forced into a play date with a witch girl who is unpredictable with her magic.
- (Diana)n 08:18 Czech Republic 2019
Created: Natalia Aguilera López Screenplay: Natalia Aguilera López Production: Ostravská Univezita Dialogue Language: Czech, English
Diana travels through different dimensions, looking for one where she´s loved back. But is it worth it if it means losing yourself in the process? (Diana)n is my bachelor animation. Initially, the idea came to me in a dream. Later I enriched it with lectures I read about Determinism and from the conclusions I got from said lectures – about the nature of whom we're meant to be -.
- "No smoking in a train" 02:25 Russian Federation 2018
Created: Shoora Vatman (Aleksandra Abramova), Kseniia Vasileva , Julia Franke (Julia Rostovskaia), Natalia Vorotnikova Screenplay: Shoora Vatman , Kseniia Vasileva , Julia Franke , Nata Vorotnikova, Andrei Bakhurin , Valya Konovalova , Liza Astretsova Production: Ivan Maximov
The common life of passengers on an uncommon train is an endless journey to the rhythm of the Tarantella.
- Going On Stage 05:53 Taiwan 2019
Created: Liu, Dai-Yen Production: 廖宜柔 Liao, Yi-Rou Dialogue Language: Chinese, English
The story is about a daughter of Bing Lang Xi Shi, who usually sells "Bing Lang" by wearing rarely clothes. She had to introduce her mother to all of her classmates because of her teacher's homework. Facing the fact that her mother was doing the unpopular job, the girl wish that someone could help her…
- Kwan 04:20 Indonesia 2019
Created: Stevani Willyanto Production: Stevani Willyanto
"Kwan" is a short animated film about a kid who stole a piece of cake which was served as food offering in a temple. The story, visual and concept were inspired by Tionghoa tradition and culture in Indonesia. "Kwan" is a 3D step cartoony animation with 2D environment which is directed, illustrated, and animated by Stevani as her final thesis at Bina Nusantara University.
- Big Boy 04:45 France 2018
Created: Jonathan PHANHSAY-CHAMSON Screenplay: Jonathan PHANHSAY-CHAMSON Production: Anne Lucas Dialogue Language: French
A sketch of redemption for a man who grow up and deconstructing his first depiction of the world through poetry.
- Adam & Eve Mk II 04:13 United Kingdom 2019
Created: Sebastian Kuder Screenplay: Sebastian Kuder Production: Sebastian Kuder Dialogue Language: English
In a post-apocalyptic future, human memories from the now-extinct species homo sapiens are loaded into the artificial brain of a robot.
- DUO 05:40 Czech Republic 2018
Created: Tania Sharavarava Production: Tania Sharavarava
What does it mean to be "man" or "woman"? Does this ideas refer just to a social gender role or display more difficult compound? Two beautiful spirits, who's interaction originate an infinite variety of life manifestations, an endless dance between music and silence, flame and quietness, suffering and joy, love and indifference, life and... life.
- Her Head / Hänen päänsä 07:00 Finland 2019
Created: Emma Louhivuori Screenplay: Emma Louhivuori Production: Eija Saarinen
A woman’s life is difficult, because her head is a cat.
- The Fiddle (Der Fidle) / Der Fidle 08:37 Israel 2018
Created: Asher Schwartz Screenplay: Asher Schwartz Production: Ziv Meron Hadad Dialogue Language: English, Yiddish
On a lonely slanted roof, a hunched figure plays the fiddle for the people of Anatevka. But this fiddler did not always sit on the roof. Come to think of it, he didn’t always have a fiddle to play either. Based on Sholem Aleichem’s short story “The Fiddle”, this is the story of Sholom, the boy that was destined to become the Fiddler on the Roof.
- 400 Mph 04:50 France 2019
Created: Paul-Eugène Dannaud, Julia Chaix, Lorraine Desserre, Alice Lefort, Natacha Pianeti, Quentin Tireloque Screenplay: Paul-Eugène Dannaud, Julia Chaix, Lorraine Desserre, Alice Lefort, Natacha Pianeti, Quentin Tireloque Production: Philippe Meis (Supinfocom Rubika) Dialogue Language: English
On the Bonneville salt flats, the sound of roaring engines can be heard in the distance. At the wheel is Icarus, a chimpanzee hell-bent on transcending the limits of speed. Aboard iconic and increasingly powerful vehicles, Icarus will attempt to reach the ultimate speed of 400 Mph, thought to be impossible for land vehicles. As Icarus reaches for the sky, will he prevail or be consumed by his self-destructive quest?
- Tie / 綿 08:00 Taiwan 2019
Created: Meng-Ju Wu, Chia-Ying Pai
In this animated short film, the mother and the daughter expect a lot from each other, but lack of understanding and communication. Therefore, a fissure appears in between them. As time goes by, they are gradually aware of one another's thoughts and learn to embrace each other. This film used cumulative pictures and consecutive long takes depict the length of time and the distance. Using negative space, describes the unspeakable sorrow that during the growth of the child, and piles of scarves present the loneliness of the mother.
- Twitcher Picture 06:39 United Kingdom 2019
Created: Tristan Pike Screenplay: Tristan Pike Production: Sasha Gallagher Dialogue Language: English
On a sunny and pleasant day, a keen birdwatcher’s peace is shattered upon the arrival of a loud and disruptive character whose antics make connecting with nature nigh impossible! Will the distracted twitcher be able to spot the elusive dreamweaver bird or will he just give up?
- The Little Hero / Micul erou 05:05 Romania 2018
Created: Elena Ciolacu Screenplay: Elena Ciolacu Production: National University of Theater and Film "I.l. Caragiale" Dialogue Language: Romanian
On a beautiful spring day, just after the rain has stopped, a little boy tries to convince his ever-busy mother to go out and play together. Disappointed by her rejection, he goes out on his own, but the whimsical appearance of a butterfly sets him out on an imaginary adventure to rescue his mother from the tedious prison of work and worries.
- Mara's Memories 05:43 Saudi Arabia 2018
Created: Wid Al-Hajjaji Screenplay: Wid Al-Hajjaji Production: Wid Al-Hajjaji
The story follows a young girl named Mara, who travels through the depth of her memories trying to deal with how things have unfolded. However, a stronger power lingers around her pulling her thoughts into deep somber.
- SIGH 15:00 Moldova, Republic of 2019
Created: Vlad Bolgarin Screenplay: Vlad Bolgarin, Lucia Lupu Production: Vlad Bolgarin
This is the story of a grey man who is always sighing. Living in a grey city, covered in smog, he keeps on sighing until he dries out and becomes skin and bones. But even in the darkest corners of the soul, there is light and color.
- After 05:26 Czech Republic 2018
Created: Matouš Valchář Screenplay: Matouš Valchář Production: Matouš Valchář Dialogue Language: English
What comes after death? In our world, many people are thinking about this question. Various groups have diametrically different opinions, but they all have one thing in common. Almost every religion holds the conviction that their truth is the right one. This movie was created, with the help of my friend K.V., at a time in our lives where we would slowly break the christian mind frame, which we were brought up in and which imprisoned us for a long time.
- Rats in the Walls 05:15 Austria 2019
Created: Miryana Sarandeva Screenplay: 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.
- Less but Better 02:38 Germany 2019
Created: Soner Aktas, Simon Weckbach Screenplay: Soner Aktas, Simon Weckbach Production: Soner Aktas, Simon Weckbach Dialogue Language: English
'Less but better' is more than just a rule for better design. This project deals with the topic of reduction and simplicity in design. We refer to Dieter Rams, a German product designer who has worked very successfully fo the company Braun. His philosophy is being used again today, in a world that is becoming increasingly complex and made up of an impenetrable abundance of colors and shapes. Reduction helps us to recognize the core message of the product again and to present it clearly. The result is a two-minute animation consisting of digital animation technique and frame by frame animation dealing with this topic.
- Loop / Pętla 03:50 Poland 2019
Created: Krzysztof Tarasiuk Dialogue Language: English
A rising artist is looking for an inspiration in everyday gray city. An animated short that follows the story of a young boy, frustrated because of lack of interesting ideas, whose hunger for inspiration is quickly growing as he is walking along the streets.
- Tangle 07:36 Iran, Islamic Republic of 2019
Created: Maliheh Gholamzadeh Screenplay: Maliheh Gholamzadeh Production: Seyed Javad Hosseini nezhad
“Tangle” is about the people who lost their homes in the war and was forced to leave all their memories and loved ones behind. It is also about life and striving to survive on the geographical borders of hope and depression while reaching for all the things that can connect us to this water and land in spite of constantly getting ignored and interrupted.
- Irritable Ball Syndrome 05:21 United States 2019
Created: Brady Glover
When a scientist tries to infuse life into a ball, he learns how to roll with what life zaps at him.
- Soup 04:30 Greece 2019
Created: Panagiotis Charalampous Screenplay: Panagiotis Charalampous Production: Panagiotis Charalampous Dialogue Language: Modern Greek (1453-)
“Soup” is a short animated film, which describes the everyday life of a child living in a constructed and isolated environment. It is an attempt to approach modern lifestyle, as shaped by the media. Odysseus, the hero of the film, refuses to accept the prefabricated standards imposed on him and chooses the conflict through a small act of rebellion. Obstacles to his decision are the noise, lack of communication, religious prejudices and domestic conflicts. “Soup” seeks to answer questions about human spirit, curiosity and rebellion, presenting our society as a modern version of “Plato’s Cave”
- CYBORGY 08:01 Poland 2018
Created: Adam Żądło Screenplay: Adam Zadlo Production: Animated Film Studio, Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts Dialogue Language: English
Do robots dream about electric love? In the perfectly designed world of machines, everyone follows the rules determined by the central unit. Nevertheless, two appliances that start to communicate with each other, break out from the rhythm. Their relationship will have tragic results for the entire system. This animated science-fiction film made in computer aesthetics may be both an allegory of totalitarian systems and a reference to the modern world of standardisation, automation and robotization.