Length: 77′

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.

Intersextion

Directed by: Richard R. Reeves
Short synopsis:

Handmade optical sounds and drawing directly to 35mm film. Two abstract energies fall in love, unite as one then disappear into a vanishing point.

De Imperio

Directed by: Alessandro Novelli
Short synopsis:

The pieces silently start gathering into the room, while the giants, unaware, keep living their macabre routines.

Fur

Directed by: Zhen Li
Short synopsis:

A crush gone moldy…

Vanlav / Vanlav / Oneluv

Directed by: Varja Jakovljeva
Short synopsis:

A young couple are visited in their home by strangers. By using the hospitality provided to them, the unexpected guests provoke the couple into rash acts, wrecking the established order and harmony within the family.

Piano Pieces

Directed by: Gerd Gockell
Short synopsis:

An experimental animation to pay tribute to an old piano. Only a few pieces are left from the old piano. They come to life to play one last tune.

The Miracle

Directed by: Nienke Deutz
Short synopsis:

The Miracle, a place where the sun always shines, with endless opportunities to relax and food in abundance. But how do you relate to a place that constantly confronts you with the things you don’t have?

No. 28

Directed by: Zahra Salarnia
Short synopsis:

Without a linear narrative structure, the interplay between discrete pictures reveals the memory of an innocent childhood life in a remote, peaceful environment against the surrounding political affairs of post-revolutionary Iran.

Sweet Like Lemons

Directed by: Jenny Jokela
Short synopsis:

A visual reflection on getting out of a harmful relationship and moving on.

Wander to Wonder

Directed by: Nina Gantz
Short synopsis:

Mary, Billybud, and Fumbleton star in an eighties kids’ TV-series called. After the creator of the show has died, they are left alone in the studio. Struggling to find enough to eat, they continue to make—increasingly strange—episodes for their fans.

Best of the World IV

Length: 77′

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.

Intersextion

Directed by: Richard R. Reeves
Short synopsis:

Handmade optical sounds and drawing directly to 35mm film. Two abstract energies fall in love, unite as one then disappear into a vanishing point.

De Imperio

Directed by: Alessandro Novelli
Short synopsis:

The pieces silently start gathering into the room, while the giants, unaware, keep living their macabre routines.

Fur

Directed by: Zhen Li
Short synopsis:

A crush gone moldy…

Vanlav / Vanlav / Oneluv

Directed by: Varja Jakovljeva
Short synopsis:

A young couple are visited in their home by strangers. By using the hospitality provided to them, the unexpected guests provoke the couple into rash acts, wrecking the established order and harmony within the family.

Piano Pieces

Directed by: Gerd Gockell
Short synopsis:

An experimental animation to pay tribute to an old piano. Only a few pieces are left from the old piano. They come to life to play one last tune.

The Miracle

Directed by: Nienke Deutz
Short synopsis:

The Miracle, a place where the sun always shines, with endless opportunities to relax and food in abundance. But how do you relate to a place that constantly confronts you with the things you don’t have?

No. 28

Directed by: Zahra Salarnia
Short synopsis:

Without a linear narrative structure, the interplay between discrete pictures reveals the memory of an innocent childhood life in a remote, peaceful environment against the surrounding political affairs of post-revolutionary Iran.

Sweet Like Lemons

Directed by: Jenny Jokela
Short synopsis:

A visual reflection on getting out of a harmful relationship and moving on.

Wander to Wonder

Directed by: Nina Gantz
Short synopsis:

Mary, Billybud, and Fumbleton star in an eighties kids’ TV-series called. After the creator of the show has died, they are left alone in the studio. Struggling to find enough to eat, they continue to make—increasingly strange—episodes for their fans.