International Animation 2

  • 71 mins

Two programmes from the cutting edge of cinematic innovation.

Screening with:

Air

  • Konstantin Biryukov /
  • Russian Federation /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

This film is about a life of small person in a big city.

Director: Konstantin Biryukov
Producer: Michael Algar
Scriptwriter: ?Neil Leyden
Sound Production: Igor Yakovel
Music: Arina Yakovel, Rammstein ? & Vaya Con Dios

Blind Man’s Eye

  • Matthew Talbot-Kelly /
  • Ireland /
  • 2007 /
  • 7 mins

A blind old man sitting by a river... on his favourite bench... under his favourite tree... the sun is shining... a crow is born from his eye.

Director: Matthew Talbot-Kelly
Producer: Michael Algar
Scriptwriter: Neil Leyden
Production Designer: Matthew Talbot-Kelly
Sound Production: Giles Packham, Karl Burke, Jim Fleming
Music: Oliver Schroer

Boxhead and Roundhead - The Power Of Flight

  • Elliot Cowan /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

It's Dr Seuss meets Edward Gorey as Boxhead and Roundhead fumble their way through the world.

It's Dr Seuss meets Edward Gorey as Boxhead and Roundhead fumble their way through the world.

Director: Elliot Cowan
Editor: Elliot Cowan
Production Designer: Elliot Cowan

The Bridge

  • Vincent Bierrewaerts /
  • France /
  • 2007 /
  • 14 mins

A man and his son live on the top of a mountain. Their only access to the outer world is a bridge. Since it fell down, they are isolated from the rest of humanity and the father overprotects his son from the sad reality of the world. One night, the child sees the flashing lights of a remote city.

Director: Vincent Bierrewaerts
Producer: Arnaud Demuynck
Scriptwriter: Vincent Bierrewaerts

Burley!

  • Dave Edwardz, Gareth Cowen /
  • Australia /
  • 2007 /
  • 9 mins

A young tetra fish, one of a million in her school, just wants some attention. Feeling lonely and bored, she is attracted by the manic antics of a gang of older fish who spend the hours inventing new extreme sports. She begins a quest to gain their acceptance, but at what cost?

A young tetra fish, one of a million in her school, just wants some attention. Feeling lonely and bored, she is attracted by the manic antics of a gang of older fish who spend the hours inventing new extreme sports. She begins a quest to gain their acceptance, but at what cost?

Directors: Dave Edwardz, Gareth Cowen
Producer: Andrew Goode
Scriptwriter: Dave Edwardz
Sound Production: John Willsteed
Music: Simon Gardner

Girl and Robot

  • Mads Dam Jakobsen /
  • Denmark /
  • 2008 /
  • 5 mins

An impatient girl takes on the task of building a robot, can she complete it without destroying her own creation?

An impatient girl takes on the task of building a robot. Can she complete it without destroying her own creation?

Director: Mads Dam Jakobsen
Scriptwriters: Mads Dam Jakobsen, Slaven Reese
Editor: Mads Dam Jakobsen
Sound Production: Thomas Ahlmark
Music: Thomas Ahlmark

Orgesticulanismus

  • Mathieu Labaye /
  • Belgium /
  • 2008 /
  • 9 mins

“I think that, when moving, you take over your own life. When you’re free to come and go, to have gestures of... love, tenderness, anger, no matter So when you are deprived of the ability to move, as I am, as many others are...in order to survive you need to reinvent movement...”

When you are deprived of the ability to move, you need to reinvent movement in order to survive.

Director: Mathieu Labaye
Producer: Jean-Luc Slock
Scriptwriter: Mathieu Labaye
Editor: Mathieu Labaye
Sound Production: Gregory Beaufays
Music: Mathieu Labaye

Power House

  • Maria Leite, Daniel Herthel /
  • Brazil /
  • 2007 /
  • 5 mins

A key starts the engine of a complex mechanical structure where chain reactions, whether they planned or random, are mixed together to cooperate. This way, the movement is shown on its beginning while represents only energy and the path it runs, be it towards synchrony, chaos or something in between.

A key starts the engine of a complex mechanical structure where chain reactions, whether they planned or random, are mixed together to co-operate.

Directors: Maria Leite, Daniel Herthel
Scriptwriters: Maria Leite, Daniel Herthel
Editors: Maria Leite, Daniel Herthel
Production Designers: Maria Leite, Daniel Herthel
Music: Daniel Potter

Zoologic

  • Nicole Mitchell /
  • United States of America /
  • 2007 /
  • 4 mins

A fussy zookeeper contends with an uncooperative little penguin.

A fussy zookeeper contends with an uncooperative little penguin.

Director: Nicole Mitchell
Producer: Nicole Mitchell
Sound Production: Luis Narino
Music: Luis Narino

The Newly Coming Seasons

  • Min Sung-Ah /
  • South Korea /
  • 2009 /
  • 12 mins

Director: Min Sung-Ah
Producer: Jeon Byung-Jin
Editor: Min Sung-Ah
Sound Production: Lee Younq-bin
Music: Kim Tae-seong

A Not Sad Story

  • Maria Mouat /
  • Russian Federation /
  • 2009 /
  • 13 mins

Director: Maria Mouat
Producer: Vladimir Gassiev
Scriptwriter: Vladimir Gassiev
Editor: Julia Aronova
DoP: Makoto Sembon
Sound Production: Slava Tarasov
Music: Slava Ganelin

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