Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

The Caged Pillows

The Caged Pillows is an interactive animated film from Artist Galen Pehrson that blends art, music and entertainment into an operatic and experimental narrative that takes you on a surreal journey through the isolation of technology, media consumption, and the commercialization of our hopes and dreams.

The piece features characters voiced by Jena Malone, Rose McGowan, Gemma Ward and James Franco and a futuristic soundtrack by Daft Punk, Death Grips, Future Islands and Devendra Banhart.

451°

Animation film created by Anastasia Chernova.

Based on the novel by Ray Bradbury “Fahrenheit 451”.

ANA: When Robots Building Robots

What happens when Artificial intelligence becomes self aware and more intelligent than the human race? The film by Factory Fifteen Studio shows one vignette within a bigger picture, highlighting an AI called ANA who deceives Jim, a redundant car factory worker, in giving her full control over the facility.

ANA is imbedded into every major manufacturing industry in the world, including medical and food resources. Her seeming betrayal to mankind could be devastating. Only she knows her true intentions.

Director / Designer / Animator / VFX: Factory Fifteen.

But She’s Nice…

In a world full of gray flows peacefully a monotonous life, light is gently drawing a story about unexpectedly sprouting feeling. However, sometimes the thought of being with someone can be dangerous if you are stuck too long in solitude. Will the hero manage to get out from his thick crust, which was created in fear of the society? What role in all of this play Shadow?

But she’s nice …” is the story of the attempt to break out of the cage of loneliness, a desire to overcome yourself to be able to open up to new possibilities, world and feelings.

Written Directed & Animated by Tomek Pilarski.

Music & Sound Design by Damian Czajka • Aditional Digital Ink & Paint by Anna Chrzanowska.

I Dream Of Zombies

Jordan is an isolated man who dreams of a zombie apocalypse. He practices with weapons, trains on video games and turns his house into a fortress. When he opens his curtains one morning to find a undead hoard outside, he feels as though all of his Christmases have come at once…

Written & directed by Alex Forbes.

BOLES: A Short Puppet Animation by Špela Čadež

Filip lives in a poor neighbourhood. He dreams of writer’s glory and luxurious lifestyle in a more prosperous part of town. One day Filip gets a knock on the door. His neighbour Tereza, an older prostitute that Filip tries to avoid by all means, asks him to write a letter for her fiancé. Filip agrees. And it would all end up fine if a week later Tereza would not show up at his doorstep again, asking him to write an answer to the previous letter.

Based on the short story “Her Lover” by Maksim Gorky.

Screenwriters: Gregor Zorc, Špela Čadež • Puppets, set, props: Žiga Lebar.

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Divisor

“Divisor” shows the unexpected consequence as a result of mind shifting.

Cyberpunk and virtual reality have shaped the esthetics of this short film.

Directed & animated by SELFBURNING • Music & sound designer: PIXELORD.

Hunger

Everything that is alive is hungry; seed is hungry for light, bird is hungry for flight, man is hungry for the touch of another. The seed of longing grows into what feeds us.

A film by Petra Zlonoga • Animation: Petra Zlonoga, Jelena Oroz • Sound: Andrea Martignoni.

Planemah

In a dark world of greed a king chases the secrets of universe and existence.

Planemah is a trippy allegory about desire, ruthlessness and the complete loss of control.

Written, directed & animated by Jakob Schmidt.

The Itching

The Itching is a 2016 clay animation film short, written and directed by Dianne Bellino and animated by Adam Davies.

The film follows a shy wolf who attends a dance party thrown by a group of hip, freewheeling bunnies. Though the wolf longs to connect with the exotic strangers, anxiety overwhelms her, and she descends into obsessive itching.

An intensely visceral film, warm-hearted and disturbing, The Itching investigates our primal longing for connection and reveals the vulnerability, anxiety, and ambivalence embedded there.

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