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Professional Competition 7

Saturday 03/12/2022 17:00 - 19:00, Sunday 04/12/2022 05:00 - 07:00
Total Duration: 1:50:14

  1. Habibi 03:38 Canada 2021
    Directed: Maria Christina Cruz
    Production: Hercinia Arts Collective
    Dialogue Language: Arabic

    A short animated film about a woman with a complicated past living in Al Andaluz during the Spanish Inquisition.

  2. Dating Internet Strangers / Saindo com Estranhos da Internet 11:29 Brazil 2021
    Directed: Eduardo Wahrhaftig
    Dialogue Language: Portuguese

    Tens of millions of people are using some kind of dating app. This is a compilation of good and bad date stories shared by some of these users, and their impressions about online dating in the smartphone era.

  3. Mary's Room 03:00 Turkey 2022
    Directed: Güliz Mutlu
    Screenplay: Güliz Mutlu
    Production: Güliz Mutlu
    Dialogue Language: No Dialogue

    and if the sun do not shine I will light the darkest night in your room

  4. Mammon's Wake 02:16 Austria 2022
    Directed: Manuel Fallmann-Kerrutt

    With greed as the captain, we find ourselves adrift at sea. A mixed media short combining charcoal with digital 2d animation.

  5. Vegetable Rising 12:34 India 2021
    Directed: Shreyom Ghosh
    Screenplay: D.F.W. Buckingham
    Production: Shreyom Ghosh, Nathalie Henry
    Dialogue Language: English

    Upon gaining the power of speech and movement, vegetables and fruits take revenge on humans for the atrocities done to them over the ages. A documentary crew delves into the motives for these crimes through a series of absurd interviews of these criminal masterminds, psychopaths and murderers.

  6. Xodó ’n’ Kutuca in Hi Phone! 10:00 Brazil 2021
    Directed: Marcos Frei
    Screenplay: Marcos Frei
    Production: Marcos Frei

    Xodó, the pencil, comes in dancing and has fun drawing a Smartphone, when he has the idea of drawing a bird inside the Smartphone. Still not happy, he animates the bird. But he is surprised to see Kutuca, the eraser, arriving, who has been erasing the drawing. Annoyed, Xodó returns and redoes the drawing. But Kutuca comes back and starts to black out again. Xodó returns and confronts Kutuca. Kutuca even retreating, continues to erase. Finally, Kutuca erases a large part of the Smartphone's design and to everyone's surprise, the bird flies away and transforms itself into a real bird. Xodó and Kutuca are happy and go out playing with each other on the road.

  7. Spectrum 12:00 Italy
    Directed: Franz Padula
    Screenplay: Franz Padula
    Dialogue Language: Italian

    Prippo, a young minstrel, keeps his village together through the magic of his music. Until one day, an infernal curse from another universe strikes him. To save him and the whole village, Prippo's friends must help him to face a battle with unknown and mysterious boundaries.

  8. Mouse House 08:30 Slovenia 2022
    Directed: Timon Leder
    Screenplay: Henry Angremy, Tatjana Urbič
    Production: Jure Vizjak, Maja Zupanc, Polona Kumelj

    A gluttonous mouse traps himself in a cheese wheel while his starving friend stranded outside must contend with a hungry cat.

  9. Mooozart 10:00 Italy 2021
    Directed: Piero Tonin
    Screenplay: Piero Tonin
    Production: Piero Tonin
    Dialogue Language: English

    An animated homage to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and classical art.

  10. Spring Roll Dream (Sub Eng) 09:19 United Kingdom 2022
    Directed: Mai Vu
    Screenplay: Chloe White
    Production: Thijme Grol
    Dialogue Language: English, Vietnamese

    Linh is a Vietnamese mother who lives with her son in America. When her father visits and insists on cooking a traditional Vietnamese meal, Linh is confronted with the past and culture she left behind.

  11. Lady (TwothPick/Rodrigo Cebrian) 03:34 Brazil
    Directed: Vinicius Kahan Santos, Xablo Lutz Pereira
    Dialogue Language: English
  12. Utopia - C 07:38 Austria 2021
    Directed: Reinhold Bidner
    Screenplay: Reinhold Bidner
    Production: gold extra
    Dialogue Language: English

    "Utopia - C" is an experimental animated short film/animated documentary about my personal hometown-observations and thoughts during lockdown in Austria: On March 4th 2020 by incident I happened to be in my hometown Salzburg/Austria. Then things became weird and "coronoid". So I stayed and on March 15th I decided to shut down/shut up in Salzburg to work on these personal/animated hometown coronicles, that deal with some places I grew up with but also with some of my thoughts and absurd observations between March and June 2020. Supported by gold extra, Kultur Land Salzburg, Kultur Stadt Salzburg © Reinhold Bidner

  13. Film for Storm de Hirsch 03:00 United States 2021
    Directed: Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
    Production: Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

    Rephotographed psychedelic painted and scratched images, collaged and abstracted. An homage to underground experimental poet and filmmaker, Storm de Hirsch; one of the great unsung women in avant-garde film. “I don't want to put any labels on my films… I never impose on you; you need to find what you have to find.” ― Storm de Hirsch "Film for Storm de Hirsch" [aka "Women's Time"] is a handmade film and a tribute to legendary filmmaker Storm de Hirsch, one of the pioneers of underground experimental cinema in the 1960s, along with other female directors such as Marie Menken, Barbara Hammer, Gunvor Nelson, Joyce Wieland, Shirley Clarke, Barbara Rubin and many others. "Film for Storm de Hirsch" includes images of clothespins and film leader, slowed down to suggest the idea of women's waiting, women's time, women's spaces; women artists and filmmakers 'waiting' to be rediscovered. Their work lives on and inspires so many young experimental filmmakers and female video artists who search for the path of the many avant-garde women who paved the way in experimental film, video and art.

  14. Echo 11:36 Greece 2021
    Directed: Sergio Kotsovoulos
    Screenplay: Sergio Kotsovoulos, Matina Galatsianou, Dimitris Savvaidis
    Production: Ashkan Rahgozar, Sergio Kotsovoulos, Dimitris Savvaidis, Stavros Savvaidis
    Dialogue Language: English

    Ellie struggles with verbal communication and survives, thanks to her landlady. Manu moves into the apartment directly across from her. Day by day, their routines echo each other, and a connection emerges.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts