Panorama I

Animated shorts from Central and Eastern Europe that demonstrate good technical skills and show artistic potential.

Animators for Belarus

Directed by: Julia Rudickaja in 50 animatorjev iz 19 držav
Short synopsis:

Over 50 animators from 19 countries collaborated to support Belarusians in their peaceful protests for fair elections and freedom. The white-red-white flag is a historical symbol of Belarus and has become a symbol of peaceful protest.

Štirje kamni / Neli kivi / Four Stones

Directed by: Francesco Rosso
Short synopsis:

A monk goes through his present and past life, constantly bouncing between desire and denial. His life in the monastery and later in the city evolves around looping patterns, coincidences, and unavoidable consequences. Sublime sounds and a delicate system of symbols trace the path for the monk and his fellas to cope with their miseries.

Berta, toda Jonas, vendar ga. Wohlgemut / Berta, hingegen Jonas, aber Frau Wohlgemut / Berta, However Jonas, But Mrs. Wohlgemut

Directed by: Christina Benz
Short synopsis:

Berta feels she still has a lot to do before she can say she’s lived. Jonas doesn’t have time to die. Mrs Wohlgemut realises on her 80th birthday that the brightest days of her life are still ahead of her.

Clara z brki / Clara me mustaqe / Clara with a Mustache

Directed by: Ilir Blakçori
Short synopsis:

The story begins with its main character – a 100 Deutsche Mark banknote, and its beautiful portrait of Clara Schumann. The banknote travels from one person to another, unveiling their stories and perspectives. Travelling hand to hand, Clara reveals different human emotions and situations. She embodies herself into different situations such as: a war, life rescue, robbery, crime, corruption, fraud, destruction and hope.

Four of a Kind

Directed by: Nika Karner
Short synopsis:

Four animals meet in the hedgehog's den for a game of poker. George the hedgehog deals out cards and chips. He puts down card for card until the last one. At some point, one of the players realises that someone is cheating before their very eyes.

Na zdravje / Sve vam zdravo / All the Best

Directed by: Katrin Novaković
Short synopsis:

The nature comes out. Her desire is freedom.

Prepoznavanje obrazov / Näotuvastus / Face Recognition

Directed by: Martinus Klemet
Short synopsis:

Face Recognition failure: Deadbeat Igor-503 evades the cops' detectors during a night of wild drinking.

Pot; Umetna inteligenca je moj zasledovalec / The Road; Artificial Intelligence Is My Stalker

Directed by: Valerie Wolf Gang
Short synopsis:

Physical and digital limitations regulated by algorithms, artificial intelligence, and "the all-seeing eye" affect our daily lives. We see this in an experimental form and poetic dialogue: "We think we know a lot about artificial intelligence, but not as much as it knows about us."

Padec v Maelström / Sestup do Maelströmu / A Descent into the Maelström

Directed by: David Daenemark
Short synopsis:

Two brothers are caught by a storm, and they are carried away into the greatest whirlpool in the world. In these circumstances, they will be forced to fight each other for life and death. Based on Edgar Allan Poe´s story.

Sence / Sjene / Shadows

Directed by: Dea Jagić
Short synopsis:

A girl gathers precious seeds that quickly sprout, grow, and bear fruit. On the surface, it all seems idyllic, but the real battle is being waged underground – dangerous creatures from the dark are trying to get hold of the seeds as well.

Panorama I

Animated shorts from Central and Eastern Europe that demonstrate good technical skills and show artistic potential.

Animators for Belarus

Directed by: Julia Rudickaja in 50 animatorjev iz 19 držav
Short synopsis:

Over 50 animators from 19 countries collaborated to support Belarusians in their peaceful protests for fair elections and freedom. The white-red-white flag is a historical symbol of Belarus and has become a symbol of peaceful protest.

Štirje kamni / Neli kivi / Four Stones

Directed by: Francesco Rosso
Short synopsis:

A monk goes through his present and past life, constantly bouncing between desire and denial. His life in the monastery and later in the city evolves around looping patterns, coincidences, and unavoidable consequences. Sublime sounds and a delicate system of symbols trace the path for the monk and his fellas to cope with their miseries.

Short synopsis:

Berta feels she still has a lot to do before she can say she’s lived. Jonas doesn’t have time to die. Mrs Wohlgemut realises on her 80th birthday that the brightest days of her life are still ahead of her.

Short synopsis:

The story begins with its main character – a 100 Deutsche Mark banknote, and its beautiful portrait of Clara Schumann. The banknote travels from one person to another, unveiling their stories and perspectives. Travelling hand to hand, Clara reveals different human emotions and situations. She embodies herself into different situations such as: a war, life rescue, robbery, crime, corruption, fraud, destruction and hope.

Four of a Kind

Directed by: Nika Karner
Short synopsis:

Four animals meet in the hedgehog's den for a game of poker. George the hedgehog deals out cards and chips. He puts down card for card until the last one. At some point, one of the players realises that someone is cheating before their very eyes.

Na zdravje / Sve vam zdravo / All the Best

Directed by: Katrin Novaković
Short synopsis:

The nature comes out. Her desire is freedom.

Short synopsis:

Face Recognition failure: Deadbeat Igor-503 evades the cops' detectors during a night of wild drinking.

Short synopsis:

Physical and digital limitations regulated by algorithms, artificial intelligence, and "the all-seeing eye" affect our daily lives. We see this in an experimental form and poetic dialogue: "We think we know a lot about artificial intelligence, but not as much as it knows about us."

Short synopsis:

Two brothers are caught by a storm, and they are carried away into the greatest whirlpool in the world. In these circumstances, they will be forced to fight each other for life and death. Based on Edgar Allan Poe´s story.

Sence / Sjene / Shadows

Directed by: Dea Jagić
Short synopsis:

A girl gathers precious seeds that quickly sprout, grow, and bear fruit. On the surface, it all seems idyllic, but the real battle is being waged underground – dangerous creatures from the dark are trying to get hold of the seeds as well.