Competition 3 Aug. 25 (sat)

38
Contra

  • 2017/3'00"
  • Country:Germany
  • Directed by: Jessica Tegethoff (Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • Produced by: Helge Forler (Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
In an abandoned building a horse enters the territory of a bull.
Both know that they have to proof their worth and dominance to each other.
The fight for who will have the upper hand in this encounter begins.

39
Catherine

  • 2016/11'51"
  • Country:Belgium
  • Directed by: Britt Raes
  • Produced by: Creative Conspiracy
  • Distributed by: Luce Grosjean(Miyu Distribution)
Catherine loves pets! But most of all, she loves her cat. As she grows up, she can not connect with other people. Her cat is her life, and little by little she grows up to be a crazy old cat lady… Will she ever find friendship or love?

40
A LITTLE LOVIN

  • 2018/3'09"
  • Country:France/Spain
  • Directed by: Marie Paccou
  • © LaMaisonAuxMilleImages
Opening three books of famous poets, twenty four animators express their admiration.

41
Creation

  • 2017/6'02"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed by: Yulia Baygulova
  • Produced by: Nikolay Makovsky(School-Studio "SHAR")
  • Distributed by: School-Studio "SHAR"
  • © School-Studio 'SHAR'
God created all the necessary and pleasing to the eye and ears and decided to have a rest from Their labors. And everything would be fine if there was not an accident...

42
Mum’s Hair

  • 2017/5'26"
  • Country:Norway
  • Directed by: Maja Arnekleiv
  • Produced by: Trollfilm As
  • Distributed by: Anita Killi(Trollfilm As)
When Maja was 16 her mother got cancer. She and her three younger siblings did not know what would happen, but they knew their mother would lose her hair and look quite different. Maja wanted to gather the good memories.

43
Passage

  • 2018/6'43"
  • Country:France
  • Directed by: Simon Feat (École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs)
  • Produced by: École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs
  • © École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs
When the sun goes down, terrestrial activity slows down and falls asleep. The stars finally appear in the true, deep, black sky. That is the moment chosen by a tiny soul to leave the Earth plane.

44
Reverie

  • 2018/7'46"
  • Country:Denmark
  • Directed by: Philip Louis Piaget Rodriguez (The Animation Workshop)
  • Produced by: Michelle Ann Nardone(The Animation Workshop)
  • Distributed by: Luce Grosjean(Miyu Distribution)
Deep in the harsh countryside, where life fades with every breath, a boy tormented with grief battles an inescapable beast.

45
Sabaku

  • 2016/2'20"
  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Directed by: Marlies van der Wel
  • Produced by: Roel Oude Nijhuis(Halal), Gijs Kerbosch(Halal), Gijs Determeijer (Halal)
  • Distributed by: Ursula van den Heuvel(KLIK Distribution)
  • © Marlies van der Wel
When SABAKU’s best friend Buffalo passes away, he needs to find himself a new friend. He tries connecting with different species, but soon finds out that isn't as easy as it seems. SABAKU is in for a bumpy ride, but he won't rest until he succeeds.

46
Moczarski's Case

  • 2016/5'15"
  • Country:Poland
  • Directed by: Tomasz Siwiński
  • Produced by: Fundacja im/ Kazimierza i Zofii Moczarskich
  • Distributed by: KFF Sales & Promotion
The story of Kazimierz Moczarski - a famous Polish journalist, a resistance officer under Nazi-occupied Poland during WW2, author of the book 'Conversations with an Executioner'. A metaphorical story of his life and his encounter with a Nazi general Jürgen Stroop, responsible for the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto.

47
XOXO hugs and kisses

  • 2016/13'53"
  • Country:Poland
  • Directed by: Wiola Sowa (Sowa Film)
  • Produced by: Robert Sowa(Sowa Film)
  • Distributed by: Marta Świątek(Krakow Film Foundation)
  • © Sowa Film
We watch a game in which we cross the boundaries and transcend our sensuality beyond accepted norm. A kind of performance in which the characters are playing together, enjoying the pleasure, and at the same time struggling with their inability to create a deeper bond.

48
AENIGMA

  • 2016/9'24"
  • Country:Greece
  • Directed by: Antonis Ntoussias, Aris Fatouros
  • Produced by: MICHAEL SARANTINOS(STEFICON)
  • Distributed by: VASSILIS KONSTANDOPOULOS(STEFICON)
  • © STEFICON
A stereoscopic animation inspired by the works of surrealist Greek painter Theodore Pantaleon. The forms of the artist come alive in a requiem to Woman, Feminine Goddess and eternal Eve, from sacred worship to subjugation and to the dream of regeneration.

49
Waldo's Dream

  • 2018/3'12"
  • Country:Chile
  • Directed/Produced by: José Navarro (Lunes), Jorge Campusano (Lunes), Santiago O’Ryan (Lunes)
Waldo’s Dream tells the story of 'Waldo Alegría', a man tormented by the horrible birth malformation of his only son, grief that he tries to leave behind through the construction of a huge amusement park named “Happyland”, to controlling the world under his own utopia of order and beauty.

50
Fish Shop

  • 2017/2'58"
  • Country:Poland
  • Directed/Produced by: Maria Kulpa(University of Fine Arts in Poznan)
  • Distributed by: KFF sales & promotion
A little girl and her mom enter the fish shop. The seller is a big man with the eyes of a fish he loves... to eat and gut. Everything changes when a little girl comes to the store and discovers how terrifying the place actually is.

51
True North

  • 2017/7'55"
  • Country:U.K.
  • Directed by: George Bowler(National Film and Television School)
  • Produced by: National Film and Television School
  • © National Film and Television School
On the long journey home, a fisherman comes upon the wreckage of a ship and rescues a small boy that he finds asleep in a barrel. As a mysterious storm descends he senses the arrival of a sinister presence.

52
FISHERWOMAN AND A BEAR. A SAMI STORY

  • 2016/2'31"
  • Country:Estonia
  • Directed by: Priit Tender(Eesti Joonisfilm)
  • Produced/Distributed by: Kalev Tamm (Eesti Joonisfilm)
  • © 2016 Eesti Rahva Muuseum, Eesti Joonisfilm
The Narrator speaks the Samy language.
A Sami woman caught fish from the lake in autumn. When she was boiling the fish, a bear who was cold entered the conical tent. The woman understood that it was a Sami man who had turned into a bear.

53
The little Bird and the Caterpillar

  • 2017/4'20"
  • Country:Switzerland
  • Directed by: Lena von Döhren
  • Produced by: Gerd Gockell (Schattenkabinett Gmbh)
  • Distributed by: MagnelfilmsBerlin
  • © Schattenkabinett Gmbh
The caterpillar’s keen on devouring the green leaves that the little bird has cared for so tenderly. During the ensuing showdown, the two fail to notice that someone else is hot on their heels!.

54
SEA

  • 2017/3'57"
  • Country:Czech Republic / Belarus
  • Directed by: Marharita Tsikhanovich
  • Produced by: FDVLS ZCU(UNIVERSITY OF WES BOHEMIA)
  • © MARHARITA TSIKHANOVICH
Melancholic and minimalistic narration in the form of animation about the transience of being and the levity of the time, about the illusion of freedom and the loneliness of a little man in the sea of life.

55
Strange Cargo

  • 2017/6'12"
  • Country:France
  • Directed by: Auguste Denis, Emmanuelle Duplan, Valentin Machu, Melanie Riesen
  • Produced by: Franck Petitta (Animation school : Ecole Georges Melies)
Every day, Ned lives, works, eats and sleeps on his cargo ship. One day, he runs out of food. In order not to starve, he must step out of his comfortable routine.

56
Conan O'Brien Discusses "We're Going to be Friends" by The White Stripes

  • 2017/2'39"
  • Country:U.K.
  • Directed/Produced by: Moth Studio
An animated interview with Conan O'Brien about his last Late Night Show and friendship with Jack White.

57
Prychynna: The Story of Love

  • 2017/21'34"
  • Country:Ukraine
  • Directed by: Andrii Shcherbak(MaGiKa-Film)
  • Produced by: Gennady Kofman(MaGiKa-Film)Olha Beskhmelnitsyna(MaGiKa-Film)
  • Distributed by: Letter To Fest Distribution
  • © MAGIKA-FILM, Gennady Kofman
The war separates lovers, but their hearts remain together. The young woman loses her mind, but love gives her strength to wait for her beloved.