The engine room; the whole kit-and-kaboodle! Three programs featuring
the very best and the very latest short, animated films from all
around the world. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your
comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation
scene – including a program focusing entirely on Supinfocom.
Year after year, students from France’s Supinfocom school
have been sending us stunning graduation reels and, year after year,
we’ve been showin’ ‘em! But last year there was
no Supinfocom grad reel because they switched from a four-year course
to a five-year course. But they’re back! The latest Supinfocom
graduation reel is the first from that five-year course and the
results are stunning!!
UK, 5'25, 2010
The sudden discovery of a single white hair
triggers a stream of obsession and denial.
LOVE AND THEFT
Germany, 6'49, 2009
A beautifully crafted piece of over-caffeinated,
animated, morphing madness.
Cristobal Leon, Niles Atallah, Joaquin Cocina
Chile, 3'50, 2008
A stop-motion, under-camera
masterpiece. Luis appears as ever-changing, ever-shifting imagery
on the walls of a room filled with broken objects.
Italy, 1'20, 2009
Pure magic – right
before your eyes. A thousand drawings, a single shot.
||THE ORIGIN OF CREATURES
Holland, 11'45, 2009
In this dark parable
of a post-catastrophic world, a colony of mutilated limbs emerges
in an ultimately doomed attempt to create a new form of randomly co-operative
USA, 4'27, 2010
A meditation on motion and
the life cycle of matter animated hands-on in soft clay on a spin
New Zealand, 4'05, 2010
Lost in the murky
depths of a strange ocean, a German U-boat crew finds themselves on
a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom.
||THE BRIEFCASE MAN
France, 5'23, 2010
A man, a briefcase, a
horizon, a shaky pathway high above the ground.
||THE TWIN GIRLS
OF SUNSET STREET
Marc Riba, Anna Solanas
Spain, 13'00, 2010
Ointments, elixirs and
poultices. Enriqueta and Ramoneta will attend your needs with discretion
and reserve at Sunset St No 17A, Barcelona.
Spain, 8'10, 2010
A visit to an Indian mental
institution reminds Ines of the last days she spent with her friend
||THE EXTERNAL WORLD
Ireland, 16'51, 2010
A boy learns to play
the piano – the hard way. Digital surrealism laced with abstract
absurdities conjures up a universe that is difficult to explain or