Length: 76′

A programme of the best animated shorts from around the world, programmed to give you a thorough insight into the latest developments and trends in auteur animation, including many award-winners from some of the leading international festivals.

Upup

Directed by: Dan Castro
Short synopsis:

A traveller searches for meaning in a vast uninspiring tundra.

A Goat’s Spell

Directed by: Gerhard Funk
Short synopsis:

A child and their day. A conquest before breakfast, a clueless goat outside the house, a couple of promising aeroplanes up high in the sky. Then everything starts falling to pieces. The goat seems to be the link, if anything is linked at all.

Raca / Canard / Duck

Directed by: Elie Chapuis
Short synopsis:

Vladimir and Olga raise ducks on a small isolated farm in the countryside. They hope for a child, but this expectation soon turns into a nightmare.

Sopostavljena zemlja / Naranda Land / Juxtaposed Land

Directed by: ALIMO
Short synopsis:

Words and images associated with countries, lands, and landscapes, cited from classic literature, graffiti, and contemporary photographs, are presented in a discontinuous, unclassified form.

Pot v širni svet / World to Roam

Directed by: Stephen Irwin
Short synopsis:

Mother and Father lay the child in his cot at the same time every night. However, come morning, only a shallow crater remains; a baby-shaped depression. The boy was destined to be a wanderer.

Ikimono-san: Želva / いきものさん:カメの回 / Ikimono-san: Turtle

Directed by: Atsushi Wada
Short synopsis:

With the help of his dog, a boy tries to become a turtle.

Kobila sem / 나는 말이다 / I Am a Horse

Directed by: Chaerin Im
Short synopsis:

Where are the girls?
Unable to find girls in the diverse artwork of the Korean artist Lee Jung-seob, Chaerin Im unravels an imaginative tale of women born with half of their bodies being a horse and a tiger. These roaming women are too fierce and free to match their given role as a daughter, wife, and mother in the patriarchal society.
The tale is inspired by the Korean birth dreams, Tae-mong, of her mom when she was pregnant with her twin sister and herself.

Kandirani kostanj / Les marrons glacés / The Marrons Glacés

Directed by: Delphine Hermans, Michel Vandam
Short synopsis:

An old lady wanders through a hospital, looking for her room. She sees but ignores a pregnant young woman. As she goes around in circles, images of the past gradually appear. She meets the young woman again. And again. And again. Then the old lady makes her own decisions again.

Vitanuova

Directed by: Niles Atallah
Short synopsis:

In a fable made by hyper-mechanisms of the future, a message in an algorithmic bottle revives a story of extinction from the past to a clay humanoid in the present.

Best of the World I

Length: 76′

A programme of the best animated shorts from around the world, programmed to give you a thorough insight into the latest developments and trends in auteur animation, including many award-winners from some of the leading international festivals.

Upup

Directed by: Dan Castro
Short synopsis:

A traveller searches for meaning in a vast uninspiring tundra.

A Goat’s Spell

Directed by: Gerhard Funk
Short synopsis:

A child and their day. A conquest before breakfast, a clueless goat outside the house, a couple of promising aeroplanes up high in the sky. Then everything starts falling to pieces. The goat seems to be the link, if anything is linked at all.

Raca / Canard / Duck

Directed by: Elie Chapuis
Short synopsis:

Vladimir and Olga raise ducks on a small isolated farm in the countryside. They hope for a child, but this expectation soon turns into a nightmare.

Short synopsis:

Words and images associated with countries, lands, and landscapes, cited from classic literature, graffiti, and contemporary photographs, are presented in a discontinuous, unclassified form.

Pot v širni svet / World to Roam

Directed by: Stephen Irwin
Short synopsis:

Mother and Father lay the child in his cot at the same time every night. However, come morning, only a shallow crater remains; a baby-shaped depression. The boy was destined to be a wanderer.

Short synopsis:

With the help of his dog, a boy tries to become a turtle.

Short synopsis:

Where are the girls?
Unable to find girls in the diverse artwork of the Korean artist Lee Jung-seob, Chaerin Im unravels an imaginative tale of women born with half of their bodies being a horse and a tiger. These roaming women are too fierce and free to match their given role as a daughter, wife, and mother in the patriarchal society.
The tale is inspired by the Korean birth dreams, Tae-mong, of her mom when she was pregnant with her twin sister and herself.

Kandirani kostanj / Les marrons glacés / The Marrons Glacés

Directed by: Delphine Hermans, Michel Vandam
Short synopsis:

An old lady wanders through a hospital, looking for her room. She sees but ignores a pregnant young woman. As she goes around in circles, images of the past gradually appear. She meets the young woman again. And again. And again. Then the old lady makes her own decisions again.

Vitanuova

Directed by: Niles Atallah
Short synopsis:

In a fable made by hyper-mechanisms of the future, a message in an algorithmic bottle revives a story of extinction from the past to a clay humanoid in the present.