Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

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.

The Experiment

Director, Script & Animation: Chung Yu-Hsuan.

Mirrors

The relationship between a young girl and her father is being reflected as they spend time together in a car, driving on an endless road.

Graduation film made by Lee Dror & Yali Herbet • Sound design by Gil Landau.

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.

Scavengers

Written & directed by Joseph Bennett & Charles Huettner.

Animation: Joseph Bennett, Charles Huettner, Caleb Wood, Nelson Boles, Jonathan Djob Nkondo, Sean Buckelew • Sound design: Mike Jansson • Music: Joe Wong, Didier Leplae.

Choban

Laika, a female dog, is kidnapped and then launched into outer space. Choban, her owner, starts to search for her and ends up in an underground city where he accidently embarks on a singing career. Meanwhile, Laika ends up on a planet inhabited by a mysterious black grandmother called Moira who tailors fate and bends time and space.

Moira turns Laika into an anthropomorphic being that yearns to return to her master.

Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Compositing: Matija Pisačić.

Animators: Matija Pisačić & Bruno Marin • Music: Srđan Sacher • Sound Design: Boris Wagner.

Monkey Love Experiments

Inspired by love, a misguided monkey believes he is destined for the moon.

Written & Directed by Ainslie Henderson & Will Anderson.

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