2018/Antony Petrou/04 m 50 sec/Great Britain
One of two films by Antony Petrou’s in this festival, A.B. is a short, but captivating animated work. A seven year old girl travels through a chaotic and often dark world with a small friend.
2018/Jimmy Bussenius/03 m 10 sec/Sweden
Music video for the song ”Ensam” (Alone) by Kall brand. The video and music are both made by Jimmy Bussenius. Colorless clay animated frame-by-frame provide visuals to melancholic folk music. We guarantee that this will make even the most carefree individual start pondering life and death.
2017/Joshua Tuthill/15 min/United States
Black dog is a surrealistic and suggestive tale about a pair of brothers in the aftermath of the loss their parents. As the brothers are struggling with their own identities, both darkness and solace appears. Whilst we follow the different paths of the pair and how they intersect, the radio solemnly narrates the early cold war space race.
2017/Michael Enzbrunner/06 m 07 sec/Canada
The space rock band Death Van are attacked by a giant evil being. We will soon see if music can overcome anything. This short is perhaps more about the visuals, music and overall feeling than the story. We get to see a walking hand with a luminescent green eye at its wrist, strange creatures, and melting instruments.
End of Public Road/Här Slutar Allmän Väg
2018/Fredrik Andersson/3 min/Sweden
This non dialogue animation has a heavy metal song to accentuates the flaming story. A young couple is taking a wild ride in a 50th muscle car, into the woods. They have a mission with the ride but parts of the forrest is going to stop them, at any cost.
2018/Do Yeon Tak/11 min/South Korea
A small boy that plays in his room discovers a door behind the wallpaper by accident. What do do but to use it? Passing through it he comes out in the country side. As this wasn’t odd enough, he sees another boy at a playground but this boy has a fox head! The boy is finally convinced to approach the ”fox”, they make company and for our little boy the adventure has started.
2018/Shadi Adib/07 min 18 sec/Germany
A mouse lured by the scent of smoked walnuts gets caught in a trap. This is the beginning of a hellish journey for the rodent as different townspeople weigh in on their vitriol for the fat pest. What hellish punishment awaits such a disdained creature. What will become of the mouse that got caught in the trap.
2018/Carlos Baena/12 m 20 sec/Spain
A young boy who loves to build Ferris wheels is surprised by scary creatures in the dark one night around Christmas. Animator Carlos Baena has previously worked on celebrated feature length productions such as WALL·E and Ratatouille. This time he brings us a personal story.
2018/Tom Judd, Ed Barrett/08 m, 16 sec/Great Britain
A man lives with his daughter in the forest. One day they lit a cozy fire, and the father doesn’t want it to burn out. Even the next day he brings more wood to keep it burning. This is a story about an obsession, and although told in a simple way, it still reminds us of what’s really important in life.
The Backward Astronomer
2018/Jake Nelson/10 m, 07 sec/United States
This animated-with-pencils work of art is about a young man, who leads a reakless life of partying with a wealthy woman by his side. He’s starting to get tired of this way of living. Suddenly he finds himself in a rough area of the town, and discovers backdoor to the moon.