Professional Competition 3
Friday 03/12/2021 17:00 - 19:00, Saturday 04/12/2021 05:00 - 07:00
Total Duration: 1:55:11
- TED-ED''How the Monkey King escaped the underworld'' 04:51 United States 2020
Directed: Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao Screenplay: Shunan Teng Production: TED-ED, Gerta XHELO Dialogue Language: English
The Monkey King, a legendary troublemaker hatched from stone and schooled in divine magic, had stolen the Dragon Lord’s most treasured weapon: a magical staff. Returning to his kingdom to show off his treasure to his tribe of warrior monkeys, he finds himself caught in the clutches of two soul collectors, dragging him to his death. Shunan Teng details the Monkey King’s journey to the underworld.
- TED-ED''The myth of the stolen eyeballs'' 05:40 United States 2020
Directed: Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao Screenplay: Nathan D. Horowitz Production: TED-ED, Gerta XHELO Dialogue Language: English
Deep in the Amazon rainforest in the river Nea’ocoyá lived a school of particularly big and tasty fish. When the rains came and the water rose the fish appeared, and swam away as the waters fell. Villagers along the river followed them to a lagoon and set up camp. But their young shaman soon sensed they might not be completely alone. Nathan D. Horowitz details the Siekopai myth of the air goblins.
- The Adventures of Gloria Scott: Murder in the Cathedral 15:39 Croatia 2020
Directed: Matija Pisačić, Tvrtko Rašpolić Screenplay: Mima Simić, Jasna Jasna Žmak, Matija Pisačić Production: Dijana Mlađenović, Darko Lungulov Dialogue Language: English
The early 20th century London. Famous detective Gloria Scott and her faithful companion Mary Lambert are spending a quiet evening in their office. Then, an unknown murderer kills professor Jansen at their doorstep. A new adventure awaits them.
- Real Boy 07:35 Croatia 2021
Directed: Irena Jukić Pranjić Screenplay: Irena Jukić Pranjić Production: Matija Pisačić Dialogue Language: Croatian
Mira is a girl employed in a large office. She is obsessed with fictional secret agent James Bond and projects his type of masculinity onto a co-worker, Spasoje, whom she falls in love with at first sight.
- Voiceless 02:57 Poland 2020
Directed: Maciek Stępniewski Screenplay: Maciek Stępniewski Production: Maciek Stępniewski
Voiceless is an animated videoclip for the first song of my own project
- Solitude 13:32 Brazil 2021
Directed: Tami Martins, Aron Miranda Screenplay: Tami Martins, Aron Miranda Production: Lara Lages Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
In the Amazon, Sol (25 years old) is recovering from the end of another abusive relationship, while her Shadow escapes to the Atacama Desert because it couldn’t stand to see her suffering. While Sol, finally, begins to retake her own spaces and dreams, her Shadow seeks independence. They both go on journeys in search of self-love and self-confidence to rediscover in solitude the way back to each other.
- Jeroboam 07:11 Germany 2020
Directed: Bianca Caderas Production: Bianca Caderas Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
Wether in bars, at house parties or romantic dinners, the people in Jeroboam are raising their champagne-filled glasses. However, they all seem indifferent to the cruelty necessary to give their favourite beverage its signature fizz. All but Helga, who has a plan to stop the injustice. Then her date arrives at her apartment. After uncorking the first bottle, Helga reveals her secret scheme to the guest, not knowing if this will jeopardise their relationship.
- Promised Land 08:42 Italy 2021
Directed: Andrea Pierri Screenplay: Andrea Pierri Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
Every day legions of people risk their lives in the Mediterranean Sea to reach the southern coasts of Europe, the new Promised Land. But the sea, that once parted to allow Moses' passage, now closes with indifference over the stories and lives of countless victims. An old man slowly walks along a deserted beach, gathering what he finds in the sand: objects carried by the sea, the last possessions of women, men, children who have disappeared during their long journey to the Promised Land. A daily reality that bears upon all of us.
- Beast Hair / Pelos de Bestia 02:30 Colombia 2020
Directed: Margarita Nieva Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
A little monster decides to give Satan a haircut.
- The hole 11:39 Taiwan 2021
Directed: Fang Hsin Kai Production: Chen, Ming-Ho Dialogue Language: Chinese
A soldier hides in a cave to avoid the big snake in the woods. He finds a brief rest in the cave, even makes a little bat friend. But after eating all of the foods, he hears the snake hissing again.
- Sandbox 11:00 Russian Federation 2021
Directed: Garry Bardin Production: Garry Bardin
Difficult relationships within the courtyard reflect our adult world. Through conflicts, children come to friendship and mutual understanding, creating their own little world in the sandbox.
- My Friend Tiger 07:06 Russian Federation 2021
Directed: Tatiana Kiseleva Screenplay: Tatiana Kiseleva, Tatiana Pankratova Production: Boris Mashkovtsev
A girl and Tiger ride their bicycle through a springtime town to get fresh buns. They are best friends, growing up together, playing together, enjoying their lives till one day, one of them finds the city too small.
- The Dalang's Tale 06:10 Malaysia 2021
Directed: Irwan Junaidy, Maizura Abas, 'Atiqah Mohd Abu Bakar Screenplay: Irwan Junaidy, Maizura Abas Production: Irwan Junaidy, Zuhri Aziz, Ervin Han, Bernard Toh
The Dalang's Tale is an animated short film about domestic violence with visuals inspired by Malaysian traditional wayang kulit or shadowpuppets. Two stories intertwine: one of a workaholic father and his growing impatience with his young son as they make their way to watch a shadow puppet master or dalang's show and the other of a man who dotes on his son but secretly inflicts acts of abuse on his wife before he disappears after a violent incident.
- GAME 04:14 Turkey 2021
Directed: Önder MENKEN Screenplay: Önder MENKEN Production: Önder MENKEN Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
Dünya üzerinde oynanan oyunların, insanlığın geleceğini karanlıkta bıraktığını anlatan bir hikaye. A story about the games played around the world, leaving the future of humanity in the dark.
- The classmate / H συμμαθήτρια 05:40 Greece 2021
Directed: Anastasia Dimitra, George Gkavalos Screenplay: Anastasia Dimitra Production: VIEWSTUDIO
concept Marina’s internal dialogue in contrast to reality, where she faces her surroundings and concerns. She is watching and interacts with her inner voice- the classmate. In the end, Marina is accepting herself.