|The backbone of the annual
AIAF mission! Almost every one of these films is an Australian premiere.
We received more than 2000 entries from every corner of the world
and this collection of the best of them is your up to date snapshot
of the international animation scene.
A. Isnard, M. Javelle, C. Picon
France, 2007, 5'30
A happy lab where the animals feed
themselves into blenders, chop bits off and generally go about
their loony experiments. The only unhappy one seems to be the
monkey in charge.
UK, 2007, 3'15
A film as densely layered and with
as many twists & turns as the labyrinth streets of London. The
story of the woman who first created the A-Z directory map of London.
Iceland, 2006, 1'15
Man’s best friend deserves the
right send-off when it’s his time to go chase sticks in the
||A Painful Glimpse
Into My Writing Process
USA, 2006, 1'30
Somebody once said that writing was
easy – one simply had to sit down and open up a vein. Or drive
at crazy speed toward a cliff in a last ditch attempt to force the
brain to come up with a good idea.
||A Vegetated Director
Estonia, 2007, 2'30
A superbly nutty film for everybody
who ever thought their boss was no smarter than a pot plant. This
guy actually is!
Austria, 2007, 3'15
A kind of digital Pythonesque landscape
made up – and populated – entirely by hundreds upon
hundreds of hands.
UK, 2007, 4'00
A couple have a rubbish argument
UK, 2007, 4'30
Love is blind, so the saying goes.
And perhaps no love is blinder than a small boy who simply looks
up to his Dad.
France, 2007, 4'00
A fantasising executioner dreams of
taking his skill with the guillotine to an adoring mainstream –
and interactive – audience.
Belgium, 2006, 4'00
Pure fun! A glorious swirling maelstrom
of puzzle pieces.
||L'homme A La Tete
S. Jorget, A. Morales, R. Morales Axel
France, 2007, 5’30
It’s gotta be hard to play the
sax with a chicken’s head. And what will the audience make
Finland, 2007, 28'00
Where to begin??? A woman doctor mixes
up a small boy and a sheep during the chaos of a car accident. Clandestine
midnight surgery only makes things worse (a lot worse!) Then there’s
the wolf blanket…. that can’t be good! And how do you
squeeze a lamb into a little jumper? And how do you teach a sheep
to fly a kite? Maybe it’s just better to stick to the surface
and make everybody wear fleeces and fake body suits. Or maybe not.