Student Competition 3
Thursday 01/12/2022 19:00 - 21:00, Friday 02/12/2022 07:00 - 09:00
Total Duration: 1:46:20
- Object of Life 03:00 Australia 2022
Directed: Jack James Parry Screenplay: Jack James Parry Production: Marianna Parry Dialogue Language: English
Don't let the OBJECTS of your life become... the OBJECT of your life! The Object of Life is a playful story about the perils of working towards material goals in life. Its an uphill battle… but where is all going? Jack Parry - Director Winner - Best Animation - San Sebastian Short Film Festival Winner - Bronze Award - Short Animaton - Australian Effects and Animation Festival Winner - Best Animation - One Earth Awards Winner - Best Animation - Poppy Film Festival Winner - Best Animation - Moscow International Film Festival
- Mirage / 蜃樓 07:00 Taiwan 2022
Directed: Hsiao-Anne Liao Dialogue Language: Mandarin Chinese
Mother told her that they lived in a rainforest, and the jungle outside was so full of beasts, that she couldn’t ever think of going outside. But when Mother forgot to lock their front door, she couldn’t help but to step into the building ahead. She believed that only by using her own eyes, would she be able to define the world for herself.
- Abril 04:00 Uruguay 2021
Directed: Eliana Fernández, Sofia Victoria Caponnetto Screenplay: Eliana Fernández, Sofia Victoria Caponnetto Production: Eliana Fernández, Sofia Victoria Caponnetto
There came a time in Abril's life when imagination and fantasy stopped protecting her from the reality in which she lived. Until one day she discovered a new form of escape that would change her life forever.
- How To Save The Fireflies 05:59 Singapore 2022
Directed: Zaldua Janne Yleona Llagas, Analicia Catherine Screenplay: Zaldua Janne Yleona Llagas Production: Zaldua Janne Yleona Llagas, Huang Deseree Dialogue Language: English
The film is about a woman named Andrea, who lives an autopilot lifestyle. She longs to escape from the same mundane routine, but she is too afraid of change as she becomes too comfortable staying in her little box. Suddenly, Andrea starts receiving signs that transport her to an alternate world where she gets reminded of how she used to be as a person and how choosing happiness and freedom can look like. The film uses the concept of Fireflies to symbolize one’s spark and freedom and in this film, the firefly tries to give her signs to change and guides her way out of her own misery.
- The Inbetween 06:20 Spain 2021
Directed: Juan Sebastian Bossano Dialogue Language: English
A freelance animator faces the demonic incarnation of her artistic fears during the last night before the deadline of an important job assignment .
- What They Left Behind / 他們所留下的記憶 06:49 United States 2022
Directed: Xingyu Gu Screenplay: Xingyu Gu Dialogue Language: Mandarin Chinese
Several years after her grandfathers had passed away, a young woman recollects her memories of them.
- Torghe 07:01 United Kingdom 2022
Directed: Nafiseh Bozorgzad Screenplay: Nafiseh Bozorgzad Production: Nafiseh Bozorgzad Dialogue Language: Persian
Torghe wished to reach the sun. For this reason, he memorized a thousand and one name of God to be his shield in this journey. He uttered one of these names at each journey stage and went up. Torghe, stunned by the beauty near the sun, forgot the name of the thousand and one and burned. This is one of the Iranian folktale stories which belongs to the northeastern Iran.
- Sea Salt / Le sel de la mer 05:00 France 2022
Directed: Chloë Danguy Screenplay: Chloë Danguy Production: EMCA EMCA Dialogue Language: French
In her plastic beach bucket, Maël catches all the crabs she finds to expand her empire. Her mother forbade her, but once Maël alone between the rocks, she can no longer watch her, authority is over. A funny crab is looking for Maël, but when she wants to catch it, she’s the one getting kicked out !
- Twinkle Little Star / Bintang Kecil 05:54 Indonesia 2022
Directed: Abdu Rahman Hasef Screenplay: Abdu Rahman Hasef Production: Abdu Rahman Hasef Dialogue Language: English, Indonesian
Stars can only be seen in the dark. A child loses his home, darkness surrounds him. However, the parts of his body were glowing, which made him confused. Until one day he met a girl who glowed all over his body. He was curious and that curiosity changed him.
- Mr.Cloudy / 雨中逃逸 08:49 China 2022
Directed: Kexin Chen, Yuling Wei, Peiling Yu Screenplay: Kexin Chen, Yuling Wei, Peiling Yu Production: Shengying of Ai
What is life like when it rains all the time? He kept running,trying to get out of this dark cloud that hung over his head ever since he was a kid. Is it to compromise, to escape, or to learn to live in peace with the cloud? An accident, might have offered an answer for him......
- Hero / 英雄 06:04 China 2022
Directed: ShiTing Zhang Screenplay: ShiTing Zhang Production: Shengying of Ai
Jane, a female high school student, was bullied by her classmates for a long time because she dressed like a boy and liked iron faced Superman. After asking for help everywhere fruitlessly, bullying intensified. In a group fight, the old scavenger was inadvertently involved. Jane was forced to face up to herself and chose to stand up and face bullying.
- Dododojoy / 大大大脚丫 04:15 China 2022
Directed: Jenny Xu, Crane Xu, Zhang Jade Screenplay: Jenny Xu Production: Shengying of Ai
Since one day, Dong Dong no longer grew tall. She began to grow horizontally： Her feet became bigger and bigger. Dong Dong collected all kinds of shoes everywhere in order to dance as beautifully as everyone else at the party. That day, Dong Dong happily found a pair of big red high heels from the shoes, patter patter appeared in the party......
- Little Doughty / 大不点 08:40 China 2022
Directed: Ying Meng, Wei Zhou, Jiangshan Wang Screenplay: Ying Meng, Wei Zhou, Jiangshan Wang Production: Shengying of Ai
The story of a little person and a big stray dog who lost their home by accident.
- Hide and Seek / 捉迷藏 04:21 China 2022
Directed: Liwei Liang, Yuxin Huang, Shuyan Ouyang, Jiarong Li Screenplay: Yuxin Huang, Liwei Liang, Shuyan Ouyang Production: Shengying of Ai Dialogue Language: Chinese
The little boy Chenchen wanted to apologize to his good friend Songsong, so he kept looking for Songsong, looking for an opportunity to apologize to him. In the process, he understood a lot of things, had more thoughts, and got growing up.
- SENTIENT BEINGS / 无像 09:25 China 2022
Directed: Zixia Cao, Hongyin Ju, Qing Yang Screenplay: Zixia Cao, Hongyin Ju, Qing Yang Production: Shengying of Ai Dialogue Language: Chinese
This is a story of a man who was on his way back to his hometown. He was persuaded to buy a cross. He met others in trouble and gave his help. After that, he had the misfortune to fall into the water…… The man took everything as it comes. He climbed ashore wet, hoping that his piety will be rewarded with gods’ blessing.
- Evening Rush Hours / 晚高峰 04:29 China 2022
Directed: Xuan Fan, Ping Li, Xingyan Guo, Jinyu Zhang Screenplay: Xuan Fan, Ping Li, Xingyan Guo, Jinyu Zhang Production: Shengying of Ai Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
When the subway is running underground, people keep creating confusion and embarrassment. A subtle change of mood as the subway rushes out of the tunnel...
- Go! Get it / 去吧！接住它 05:13 China 2022
Directed: Xiangning Guo Screenplay: Xiangning Guo, Yuwei Zhang, Jianglin Lin Production: Shengying of Ai Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
Our work tells a story about the friendship between a girl and her disabled puppy. The girl meets the puppy in her childhood and they spend a happy time together. But as she grows into adolescence, the girl's attitude toward the dog moved from intimacy to estrangement. When she finally realizes the value of their friendship, she has to face the fact that her puppy has come to the end of its life.
- The Fisherman 03:01 Greece 2022
Directed: Valasia Dodulu Screenplay: Valasia Dodulu Production: Valasia Dodulu
A story of a fisherman, fishing inside a sewer