Panorama III

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

Velika knjiga čustev: Hrepenenje / Wielka Księga Uczuć: Tęsknota / The Great Book of Feelings: Longing

Directed by: Wiola Sowa
Short synopsis:

A set of funny stories about a “special agent” teacher called Miłka, a theatre toy and a group of absolutely lovable kindergarten kids. Each episode of the series talks about a different emotion. At the end of each episode, we find useful advice for both children and adults.

Mesto in barva. Tango / City and Colour. Tango

Directed by: Mojca Zlokarnik
Short synopsis:

A fully abstract work drawing on the artistic expression of multicolour verticals that move before one’s eyes in the dynamic rhythm of tango. The resulting scenes and spatial illusions allow spectators to immerse themselves in the non-objective reality.

Volkovi / Vukovi / Wolves

Directed by: Marina Uzelac
Short synopsis:

A stop motion music video that follows a girl who wants to become a wolf.

Backstage_episodes

Directed by: Marcin Wojciechowski
Short synopsis:

backstage_episodes is a picture of the musician / poet / artist's struggle with the creative process.

The Last Invention

Directed by: Marie-Christin Aufinger, Andreas Catucci, Mustafa Özkan, Fabian Sonnleithne
Short synopsis:

The Last Invention – the final bachelor project of five students of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg – deals with the destruction of humanity’s future.

Mardhë

Directed by: Flaka Kokolli
Short synopsis:

Beti, a woman in her late forties, and her family are deported by Serbian security forces from their home in the capital of Kosovo to the border village of Bllacë.

Zamaskirani maščevalec / Maskirani osvetnik / The Masked Avenger

Directed by: Luna Strmotić
Short synopsis:

A small raccoon is happily decorating his den. Without any worries, he goes to sleep. The next day, a lumberjack suddenly appears and destroys the den that the raccoon loves so much.

Valentinovo / Valentine’s Day

Directed by: Tjaša Tomc
Short synopsis:

Although the pandemic is long and frustrating, don't forget about romance. Be romantic with a matching mask.

On the Hill

Directed by: Lukáš Ďurica, Juraj Mäsiar
Short synopsis:

One evening, a robot living alone in the woods finds a star that fell from the sky on a hill behind his house. He likes the star and decides to keep it. Over time, he discovers that the star is missing in the sky and gradually begins to fade. So, he decides to return the star to the sky.

Zgodba Igorjeve mame o stari hiši, dokumentih in fotografijah / Opowieść mamy Igora o starym domu, dokumentach i fotografiach / Igor’s Mum’s Tale of An Old House, Papers And Photographs

Directed by: Daria Kopiec
Short synopsis:

A son's story about his mother who became an orphan as a little girl. Thanks to an old photo, he gets to know his family. Together with his mother, they prepare their family tree.

Utopia – C

Directed by: Reinhold Bidner
Short synopsis:

An experimental animated doc about my personal experiences during lockdown 1. On the day of lockdown, I decided to shut down/shut up in my hometown Salzburg to work on these animated coronicles that deal with places I grew up with but also with my thoughts & observations between March & June 2020.

Ribje koščice / Ości / Fishbones

Directed by: Małgorzata Wowczak
Short synopsis:

The film is about emotions related to the loss of a loved one. The main character of the film is a man who does not want to accept the death of his wife. He escapes the unpleasant reality into the world of imagination in order to change the course of tragic events. However, the truth still manifests itself, plunging the main character in increasing insanity.

Drunk in Berlin

Directed by: Lyza Jarvis
Short synopsis:

After a night of drinking into the early hours of the morning, it can become quite difficult to communicate. Our words are slurred, and our thoughts are foggy. How can we be understandable when our words fail us?

Plodovi suše / Dry Season Fruits

Directed by: Dinko Kumanović
Short synopsis:

One marital idyll disappeared due to vanity on the one hand and "yes, dear" on the other. The partners have become its opposite. At the peak of the dry season, their argument and breaking up lead to a conflict of global proportions.

Panorama III

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

Short synopsis:

A set of funny stories about a “special agent” teacher called Miłka, a theatre toy and a group of absolutely lovable kindergarten kids. Each episode of the series talks about a different emotion. At the end of each episode, we find useful advice for both children and adults.

Short synopsis:

A fully abstract work drawing on the artistic expression of multicolour verticals that move before one’s eyes in the dynamic rhythm of tango. The resulting scenes and spatial illusions allow spectators to immerse themselves in the non-objective reality.

Volkovi / Vukovi / Wolves

Directed by: Marina Uzelac
Short synopsis:

A stop motion music video that follows a girl who wants to become a wolf.

Backstage_episodes

Directed by: Marcin Wojciechowski
Short synopsis:

backstage_episodes is a picture of the musician / poet / artist's struggle with the creative process.

The Last Invention

Directed by: Marie-Christin Aufinger, Andreas Catucci, Mustafa Özkan, Fabian Sonnleithne
Short synopsis:

The Last Invention – the final bachelor project of five students of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg – deals with the destruction of humanity’s future.

Mardhë

Directed by: Flaka Kokolli
Short synopsis:

Beti, a woman in her late forties, and her family are deported by Serbian security forces from their home in the capital of Kosovo to the border village of Bllacë.

Short synopsis:

A small raccoon is happily decorating his den. Without any worries, he goes to sleep. The next day, a lumberjack suddenly appears and destroys the den that the raccoon loves so much.

Valentinovo / Valentine’s Day

Directed by: Tjaša Tomc
Short synopsis:

Although the pandemic is long and frustrating, don't forget about romance. Be romantic with a matching mask.

On the Hill

Directed by: Lukáš Ďurica, Juraj Mäsiar
Short synopsis:

One evening, a robot living alone in the woods finds a star that fell from the sky on a hill behind his house. He likes the star and decides to keep it. Over time, he discovers that the star is missing in the sky and gradually begins to fade. So, he decides to return the star to the sky.

Short synopsis:

A son's story about his mother who became an orphan as a little girl. Thanks to an old photo, he gets to know his family. Together with his mother, they prepare their family tree.

Utopia – C

Directed by: Reinhold Bidner
Short synopsis:

An experimental animated doc about my personal experiences during lockdown 1. On the day of lockdown, I decided to shut down/shut up in my hometown Salzburg to work on these animated coronicles that deal with places I grew up with but also with my thoughts & observations between March & June 2020.

Ribje koščice / Ości / Fishbones

Directed by: Małgorzata Wowczak
Short synopsis:

The film is about emotions related to the loss of a loved one. The main character of the film is a man who does not want to accept the death of his wife. He escapes the unpleasant reality into the world of imagination in order to change the course of tragic events. However, the truth still manifests itself, plunging the main character in increasing insanity.

Drunk in Berlin

Directed by: Lyza Jarvis
Short synopsis:

After a night of drinking into the early hours of the morning, it can become quite difficult to communicate. Our words are slurred, and our thoughts are foggy. How can we be understandable when our words fail us?

Plodovi suše / Dry Season Fruits

Directed by: Dinko Kumanović
Short synopsis:

One marital idyll disappeared due to vanity on the one hand and "yes, dear" on the other. The partners have become its opposite. At the peak of the dry season, their argument and breaking up lead to a conflict of global proportions.