ICONA ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2023 On Demandhttps://iconafestival.eu/vod
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Professional Greek Competition

Sunday 03/12/2023 11:00 - 12:30, Sunday 03/12/2023 23:00 - 00:30
Total Duration: 1:16:46

  1. Strange Town (Poli Xeni) / Πόλη Ξένη 03:22 Greece 2023
    Production: Guerilla Motion Studio
    Dialogue Language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    A childhood memory triggers a girl to embark on a journey of adulthood. A strange town to many, hides roots under the surface. Moments, like punctuation marks, they hold a victory and an embrace.

  2. Forma / Φόρμα Ανώνυμων Ιστοριών 07:49 Greece 2023
    Directed: Μάριος Μητράκης
    Screenplay: Anonymous Women
    Production: Marios Mitrakis
    Dialogue Language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    True stories of women who came anonymously in Form.

  3. Pink Mountain / ΡΟΖ ΒΟΥΝΟ 08:25 Greece 2022
    Honorary Mention - Greek Professional Short Animation- Jury
    Directed: Thomas Kunstler
    Screenplay: Thomas Kunstler, Glykeria Patramani
    Production: Konstantinos Vassilaros
    Dialogue Language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    What can a humble florist in love do to win the heart of a Pasha's bride? An ancient Ottoman fairy tale tells the story of a forbidden love, made of patience, silence and the help of a heron.

  4. AKIKO / ΑΚΙΚΟ 09:16 Greece 2022
    Dialogue Language: English

    Little Akiko embarks on a quest inside a forest, to save the missing heart of a mysterious creature. On his journey, he achieves the hardest goal of all: to discover more about nature and himself.

  5. Ten small crabs / Δέκα καβουράκια 02:50 Greece 2023
    Greek Professional Short Animation - Audience Award
    Honorary Mention - Greek Professional Short Animation- Jury
    Directed: Panagiotis Tsimpiridis
    Dialogue Language: Modern Greek (1453-)

    A party of ten small crabs finds ten small candies, and happily sits on a rock to eat them. But what happens when the octopuses come to steal them? Ten small crabs (Δέκα καβουράκια) is the animated music video for the homonymous Greek song.

  6. ideograms / Ιδεογράμματα 09:56 Greece 2022
    Directed: Fotis maneloopus Lazidis

    Ideograms, a word with Greek origins,a word with inexhaustible interest. Letters of words, letters of phrases, letters of ideas, concepts that ask you to understand them, to interpret them, to treat them as a world that is new. And when this new world is interpreted which is constantly changing, needs a new interpretation again, then we find these metaphors, the imaginary translations into new utopian transformations.

  7. aleph 02:23 Greece 2023

    Drawing inspiration from Borges' exploration of infinite knowledge, "Aleph" unveils an ever-transforming city, an artistic representation of how AI constructs its own world. The city's shifts and changes echo the boundless potential of AI to shape reality according to its digital dreams. At its core, "Aleph" captures the essence of a new narrative era—a fusion of philosophical contemplation and technological ingenuity. This animation encapsulates the profound connection between Borges' cosmic musings and the emergence of AI as a conductor of change. The monologue, prompted by Dimitris Agathopoulos and crafted with the aid of ChatGPT-4, is conveyed using an AI-generated voice.

  8. FUGA 10:00 Greece 2023
    1st Place - Greek Professional Short Animation - Jury
    Screenplay: ANTONIS DOUSSIAS
    Production: ANTONIS DOUSSIAS
    Dialogue Language: No Dialogue

    In a machine dominated claustrophobic world, population has been turned into a passive mass, trapped in a vicious circle of work-obedience-reproduction-consumption.When someone out of the depersonalized crowd reaches the limits of his tolerance and endurance, an opportunity to escape is presented. Still, as it is ultimately revealed, even the very notion of escaping [Fuga] and feeling free, is part of the imprisonment.

  9. Rotting Love 08:00 Greece 2023
    Greek Professional Short Animation - Audience Award
    Directed: Lampros Kordolaimis
    Screenplay: Lampros Kordolaimis
    Production: Lampros Kordolaimis
    Dialogue Language: English

    Eleanor and Sarah are an eighteenth-century couple situated in Antilia. They live isolated in the forest, but soon the outside world will take notice of them.

  10. SCOOP DETAT 06:00 Greece 2023
    Directed: Kostas Firinidis
    Screenplay: Kostas Firinidis
    Production: Kostas Firinidis

    On a hot summer day an ice cream man and his last scoop engage in a battle of wits! Who's going to win?

  11. Hayaturistic 07:20 Greece 2022
    Directed: Savvas Ampatzidis
    Screenplay: Savvas Ampatzidis
    Dialogue Language: English

    Hayaturistic is an Animated Short Film that presents the Journey of Hayat (Life in Turkish) through a small spaceship trying to face the three Monsters it finds on its way. Depression, Toxicity and Moderation. A futuristic approach to the difficulties each of us has during this difficult journey called Life.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts
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