Length: 71′

A competition strand reserved for students at European universities. They are in the running for the Young Talent Award, presented jointly by the School of Arts (University of Nova Gorica), Academy of Fine Arts and Design (University of Ljubljana) and Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (University of Ljubljana).

Fox Tossing

Directed by: Mira Zénó
Short synopsis:

In 17th-century Europe, there was a now-forgotten aristocratic pastime called "fox tossing". Based on this strange cultural phenomenon, the animated short aims to depict the hedonistic lifestyle of palace dwellers who treat foxes as playthings sentenced to death.

The Last Visit

Directed by: Keawalee Warutkomain
Short synopsis:

My 5-year journey from bereavement to the last goodbye, through an exploration of ‘existence’ and ‘life’ from different perspectives and stages of mind.

The Curse of the Black Rose

Directed by: Lili Bárány
Short synopsis:

An intuitively self-forming rebirth tale that goes into the inner world of a long-forgotten mystic witch, a nature’s chemist who is trying to discover the secret of life’s spirit and break the cycle of the caged crying black rose.

Vroča čokolada / Chocolat chaud / Hot Chocolate

Directed by: Evelyne Peter
Short synopsis:

Three children come across the notion of grief and try to find answers through a tale from Papua New Guinea that talks about the creation of death.

Spremljanje / Accompagné / Accompanied

Directed by: Liam Laurenti
Short synopsis:

Confrontation between a transgender teenager and his mother during and accompanied driving trip.

Smrtna tišina / Dead Silent

Directed by: Miriam Fox
Short synopsis:

29-year-old Liam is blind-sided when, out of nowhere, his best mate Jack commits suicide. But you’ve gotta push on. Suck it up. Stay strong. Yeah, never mind that it feels like you’re drowning on the inside and your nice, stable life has never felt so dark… …Nah. Liam’s fine.

The Juggler’s Guide

Directed by: Rebeka Kruus
Short synopsis:

A talented juggler's life takes a sudden twist when his treasured juggling balls are stolen. Determined to retrieve his cherished possessions, he embarks on an adventure, aided by acrobatic rabbits, dancing frogs and some shocking truths about his own existence.

Razsekano na drobce / Chopping Wood Chips

Directed by: Rita Ataide Novais, Alize Sotelo Gutierrez
Short synopsis:

What’s an IKEA table breaking point at the weight of a crumbling friendship? A cubist short about two friends, a lost table and its replacement.

Plica Polonica

Directed by: Agata Tracevič
Short synopsis:

Plica Polonica (Polish plait) is a disease people used to believe in. It made people's hair matted and uncombable. The protagonist of the film till these days feels tangled and knotted. Annoyed, lost and in search of an answer, she goes to the most matted of them all – the infamous Baba Yaga.

Code Rose

Directed by: Taye Cimon, Pierre Coëz, Julie Groux, Sandra Leydier, Manuarii Morel, Romain Seisson
Short synopsis:

In the open sea, a flamingo lands on an aircraft carrier. To keep the runway clear and get the planes to take off, the military have to get rid of it. But the flamingo and its congeners return relentlessly to put pink on the grey war machine.

European Young Talents I

Length: 71′

A competition strand reserved for students at European universities. They are in the running for the Young Talent Award, presented jointly by the School of Arts (University of Nova Gorica), Academy of Fine Arts and Design (University of Ljubljana) and Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (University of Ljubljana).

Fox Tossing

Directed by: Mira Zénó
Short synopsis:

In 17th-century Europe, there was a now-forgotten aristocratic pastime called "fox tossing". Based on this strange cultural phenomenon, the animated short aims to depict the hedonistic lifestyle of palace dwellers who treat foxes as playthings sentenced to death.

The Last Visit

Directed by: Keawalee Warutkomain
Short synopsis:

My 5-year journey from bereavement to the last goodbye, through an exploration of ‘existence’ and ‘life’ from different perspectives and stages of mind.

The Curse of the Black Rose

Directed by: Lili Bárány
Short synopsis:

An intuitively self-forming rebirth tale that goes into the inner world of a long-forgotten mystic witch, a nature’s chemist who is trying to discover the secret of life’s spirit and break the cycle of the caged crying black rose.

Short synopsis:

Three children come across the notion of grief and try to find answers through a tale from Papua New Guinea that talks about the creation of death.

Spremljanje / Accompagné / Accompanied

Directed by: Liam Laurenti
Short synopsis:

Confrontation between a transgender teenager and his mother during and accompanied driving trip.

Smrtna tišina / Dead Silent

Directed by: Miriam Fox
Short synopsis:

29-year-old Liam is blind-sided when, out of nowhere, his best mate Jack commits suicide. But you’ve gotta push on. Suck it up. Stay strong. Yeah, never mind that it feels like you’re drowning on the inside and your nice, stable life has never felt so dark… …Nah. Liam’s fine.

The Juggler’s Guide

Directed by: Rebeka Kruus
Short synopsis:

A talented juggler's life takes a sudden twist when his treasured juggling balls are stolen. Determined to retrieve his cherished possessions, he embarks on an adventure, aided by acrobatic rabbits, dancing frogs and some shocking truths about his own existence.

Razsekano na drobce / Chopping Wood Chips

Directed by: Rita Ataide Novais, Alize Sotelo Gutierrez
Short synopsis:

What’s an IKEA table breaking point at the weight of a crumbling friendship? A cubist short about two friends, a lost table and its replacement.

Plica Polonica

Directed by: Agata Tracevič
Short synopsis:

Plica Polonica (Polish plait) is a disease people used to believe in. It made people's hair matted and uncombable. The protagonist of the film till these days feels tangled and knotted. Annoyed, lost and in search of an answer, she goes to the most matted of them all – the infamous Baba Yaga.

Code Rose

Directed by: Taye Cimon, Pierre Coëz, Julie Groux, Sandra Leydier, Manuarii Morel, Romain Seisson
Short synopsis:

In the open sea, a flamingo lands on an aircraft carrier. To keep the runway clear and get the planes to take off, the military have to get rid of it. But the flamingo and its congeners return relentlessly to put pink on the grey war machine.

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