Professional Competition 6
Saturday 03/12/2022 15:00 - 17:00, Sunday 04/12/2022 03:00 - 05:00
Total Duration: 1:45:00
- The Melody Of Loneliness / نغمه تنهایی 09:45 Iran 2022
Directed: Samira Azimian Screenplay: Samira Azimian Production: Samira Azimian Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
The Melody of Loneliness is the story of a Kurdish girl who has to weave carpets for her foreman in order to make a living. To endure loneliness, she creates her dreams and depicts them in the form of carpet motifs. Finally, after weaving several carpets, she faces the truth and accepts it, but weaving dreams is the only reason for her to live, though all her carpets will be given to others. The girl weaves and weaves and years go by. She, who has now reached old age, dies on the last carpet she has woven for herself, and her soul is freed from the captivity of her body.
- Us / Nós 05:00 Portugal 2021
Directed: Nelson Fernandes Screenplay: Nelson Fernandes Production: Nelson Fernandes, Daniel Pereira Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
"Us" is a short film of animation which mixes several Stop Motion techniques, proposing a journey through the conflicted human condition. War, loneliness, nature, crossings, fallen dreams are some of the recurring aspects in this animated poem on paper.
- Magnified City 11:34 Japan 2022
Directed: Isaku Kaneko Production: Isaku Kaneko
A Magnifying glass human was wandering in ruined city. One day he was attracted by a photo of a beautiful city. When he tried to see it, he accidentally burned the photo,because light passed through his lens. Meanwhile, in a magnificent theater on the top of the mountain, a secret society of Projector humans was making a grand plan to recover the city with magnifying glass human's convex lens. This is an event that happened overnight.
- Animal faces / Figures animales 04:47 France 2022
Directed: Frédéric Médrano Screenplay: Frédéric Médrano Production: Frédéric Médrano
From the first cellular organisms to mammals, including insects and reptiles, faces follow one another. All testify to the fantastic diversity of living things and the kinship that binds us all, us animals...
- THE SPRAYER 08:45 Iran, Islamic Republic of 2022
Directed: Farnoosh Abedi Screenplay: Farnoosh Abedi Production: M.reza Karimi Saremi
In the land occupied with the sprayers army, no one has the right to grow any kind of plants either in public or private. So many of the people and soldiers do not even know how dose a plant grows or look like, until one day one of the soldiers finds a seed buried deep down in the dust and his curiosity is just the beginning of something extraordinary, something big, something revolutionary
- Friday 06:14 Iran 2022
Directed: Ramtin Serajpour Screenplay: Ramtin Serajpour Production: Ramtin Serajpour Dialogue Language: English
Friday can be a strange day!
- One Last Wish, Based on "What, Of this Goldfish, Would You Wish?" by Etgar Keret / "משאלה אחת אחרונה ע”פ סיפור של אתגר קרת- “דג זהב 10:00 Israel 2021
Directed: Galia Osmo Screenplay: Galia Osmo, Emi Sfard, Alon Marcus Production: Galia Osmo Dialogue Language: Hebrew
The Fisherman and the Fish folk tale comes to life, in a bitter-sweet animation. A lonely fisherman has a magical goldfish, who granted him three wishes. He already used two wishes to help others in need. Now he is facing a grave decision; after accidentally killing a stranger, he has to choose whether to keep his last wish and stay a murderer. Or to use it to save a stranger's life, but in doing so he will lose the only thing that truly matters, his friend.
- Bird of the Red Forest 06:23 Indonesia 2022
Directed: Kusmalida Puspaning Budi Screenplay: Kusmalida Puspaning Budi Production: Kusmalida Puspaning Budi Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
A forest guard’s daughter is predicted to be sacrificed to save the forest. For years, her father, the Forest Guard, would not give up his daughter but the situation in the forest was getting worse and her daughter had to make a decision.
- Wish you were here 07:14 United Kingdom 2022
Directed: Shaun Clark
A journey through a characters imagination as he digs in the sand discovering objects left by others who he can only imagine.
- Louis I. King of the Sheep / Louis 1er Roi des Moutons 08:20 Germany 2022
Directed: Markus Wulf Screenplay: Markus Wulf, Maggie Briggs Production: Su-Jin Song, Levin Hübner, Maggie Briggs, Jorge Granados Ross Dialogue Language: English
One windy day, Louis the sheep finds a paper crown and thereby becomes Louis I. King of the Sheep. He addresses his people, tames nature, initiates festivities, separates the sheep by color and decides who gets to do what. Things go their royal ways. At least until the next gust of wind.
- HELLO STRANGER 06:13 Germany 2021
Directed: Julia Ocker Screenplay: Julia Ocker Production: Thomas Meyer-Hermann
An astronaut lands on an unknown planet. Everything is foreign.
- LOOP 08:00 Spain 2021
Directed: Pablo Polledri Screenplay: Pablo Polledri Production: Iván Miñambres Miñambres
In this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again.
- Of the waiting / Dell'Attesa 03:49 Italy 2022
Directed: Adriano Vessichelli Screenplay: Adriano Vessichelli Production: Adriano Vessichelli
A journey within the ruins of memory.
- FEAR 03:42 Lithuania 2022
Directed: JULIUS ZUBAVIČIUS, ANTANAS SKUČAS Dialogue Language: English
Hello west Europe this is east calling. Inspired by Jiddu Krishnamurti. Timeless words explore the nature of fear and its effects on our lives.
- Family Vacation Photos 04:30 United States 2022
Directed: Joel Benjamin Screenplay: Joel Benjamin Production: Joel Benjamin
Flawed memories of the places we wanted to go to on vacation and the places we didn't want to visit. Trying to remember who we were, or who we are. A stop motion animation collaboration with a neural net.