ICONA ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2023 On Demandhttps://iconafestival.eu/vod
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Professional Competition 5

Saturday 02/12/2023 13:00 - 15:00, Sunday 03/12/2023 01:00 - 03:00
Total Duration: 1:55:53

  1. The legend of the sisters 02:26 Russian Federation 2022
    Directed: Pavel Pogudin
    Screenplay: Ivan Petuhov
    Production: Ivan Vtoryh, Vladimir Komarov, Sergei Mils
    Dialogue Language: Russian

    This story is about nuns who had burned themselves to avoid getting into the hands of the evil

  2. Motus 04:10 Portugal 2023
    Directed: Nelson Fernandes
    Screenplay: Nelson Fernandes
    Production: Nelson Fernandes

    Motus: a body in motion. A stop-motion animation where conception, degradation and regeneration cohabit in a unique way. A creation on a metal sheet using ethanol as the raw material.

  3. The Maze 04:18 Turkey 2022
    Directed: Selçuk Ören
    Screenplay: Selçuk Ören
    Production: Selçuk Ören

    While searching for an exit in the corridors of the labyrinth, a middle-aged man faces his past and through the cracks on the wall confronts his hidden conscience.

  4. Buckets City 07:00 United States 2023
    Directed: Dave Quion
    Screenplay: Dave Quion
    Production: Dave Quion
    Dialogue Language: English

    The trials and tribulations of two best friends playing streetball against neighborhood bullies throughout their lives.

  5. The Short Hand 04:08 Israel 2023
    Directed: Shimon Engel, Julia Scherer, Ofer Winter
    Screenplay: Yehonatan Porat
    Production: Dov Abramson

    While we are mostly aware of the long minute hand on the clock ticking on, the short hour hand really sneaks up on us.

  6. Recipes book 08:22 Russian Federation 2023
    Directed: Alexei Alexeev
    Production: Boris Mashkovtsev

    Two sisters find an old recipe book and prepare a cake. After eating a piece, one of the sisters suddenly turns into a goose.

  7. Dear Passengers / УВАЖАЕМЫЕ ПАССАЖИРЫ 11:00 Russian Federation 2023
    Directed: Max Kulikov
    Screenplay: Max Kulikov
    Production: Max Kulikov, Boris Mashkovtsev

    Dear passengers! Train number 72 is now departing from platform two of track one. The train has moved…

  8. Socks for the Star 09:30 Russian Federation 2023
    Directed: Olga Titova
    Screenplay: Olga Titova, Mikhail Aldashin
    Production: Biris Mashkovtsev

    Dancing in cold space is dangerous, but close-knit friendship will keep you strong.

  9. Giraffe 02:35 Russian Federation 2022
    Directed: Natalya Mirzoyan
    Screenplay: Natalya Mirzoyan
    Production: Boris Mashkovtsev

    The film tells the story of a depressed woman and her lover's futile attempts to help her. Is based on the poem of Nikolay Gumilev.

  10. Nosh-up / Comezainas 12:00 Portugal 2022
    Directed: Mafalda Salgueiro
    Screenplay: Mafalda Salgueiro
    Production: Rui Cardoso
    Dialogue Language: Portuguese

    “Cooking is caring” says my mother while she enthusiastically juggles pots and pans preparing a family meal. Using food and passed down recipes, personal history is interwoven with gestures of affection and familial unity. A visual ode to the unsung heroes who repeatedly feed and care for us without asking for anything in return.

  11. THE END OF A VOYAGE 09:40 Korea 2023
    Directed: 민호 최

    A middle-aged man is sailing while losing his memory. Not knowing that his wife's voice that he heard in his head is an auditory hallucination, he continues to talk with that voice. Black ash and black water approaching him. A breathless whale. A burning continent. Oil spilling from a stranded ship. Though he gets sick as time goes by, his last conversation with his wife in the storm gives him the courage to chase his dreams and face against the huge waves. And the world came to him was a different area from his wife's hope.

  12. Camille 18:00 Belgium 2022
    Directed: Eric Ledune
    Screenplay: Eric Ledune
    Production: Marc Boyer, Eric Ledune
    Dialogue Language: French

    Camille, 5 years old, takes a naive and rebellious look at her dad, a trader who dreams of being the Wolf of Wall Street. From easy money to contempt for the poorest, she candidly observes the excesses of a capitalist society in the midst of a crisis that will take her dear dad from greatness to decadence...

  13. FUGA 10:00 Greece 2023
    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.

  14. Tunnel Vision 11:04 United Kingdom 2023
    Directed: Callum Scott-Dyson
    Screenplay: Callum Scott-Dyson
    Production: Callum Scott-Dyson
    Dialogue Language: English

    WE ARE BRED TO STICK WITH THE PROGRAM // ONE WORKER ENTERED A TUNNEL, AND LEFT WITH THE TRUTH. We are living in the horrors of late stage capitalism. A worker, TM 109, is literally trapped by the daily grind. He sleeps, he eats, he works. When a mysterious tunnel one day opens up in his room, he decides it's time to look within.

Department of Audio & Visual Arts
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