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Professional Competition 6

Saturday 03/12/2022 15:00 - 17:00, Sunday 04/12/2022 03:00 - 05:00
Total Duration: 1:45:00

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 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

  6. Friday 06:14 Iran 2022
    Directed: Ramtin Serajpour
    Screenplay: Ramtin Serajpour
    Production: Ramtin Serajpour
    Dialogue Language: English

    Friday can be a strange day!

  7. 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.

  8. Bird of the Red Forest 06:23 Indonesia 2022
    International Professional Short Animation - Audience Award
    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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. LOOP 08:00 Spain 2021
    2nd Place - International Professional Short Animation - Jury
    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.

  13. 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.

  14. FEAR 03:42 Lithuania 2022
    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.

  15. 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.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts