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).

Glavoprask / Szczypigłówki / Headprickles

Directed by: Katarzyna Miechowicz
Short synopsis:

A film inspired by the absurdity of everyday life.

Dvom / Pochybnost / Doubt

Directed by: Adela Križovenská
Short synopsis:

A short animated essay, which uses non-narrative, abstract visuals to talk about the emotional struggle of the author with her own creativity.

Konec koncev / Beigu Beigas / In the End

Directed by: Linda Stūre
Short synopsis:

In the deep countryside of Latvia, relatives and neighbors, near and distant, come together to celebrate the last important ritual of human life. A series of events and details reveal a picture where two different eras overlap.

Vzorec / The Pattern

Directed by: Dora Pejić Bach
Short synopsis:

Mother pig steps on her piglet’s stomach and opens up a wound. Grandma Vera, who is a seamstress, takes the piglet into her care. She carefully sews up his wounds, creating beautiful patterns of old Slavic tablecloths on his skin.

Koščica časa / Ość czasu / Fishbone of Time

Directed by: Zuzanna Szor
Short synopsis:

A short story about being late and fear of passing the time.

Čez črepinje / Přes střepy / Rising Above

Directed by: Natálie Durchánková
Short synopsis:

An animated documentary based on the real-life account provided by a survivor of a sexually motivated violent assault and her journey of recovery as she comes to terms with the trauma.

Drugi ljudje / Muut ihmiset / Other People

Directed by: Anni Sairio, Joonatan Turkki
Short synopsis:

The six main characters want to be alone and avoid other people. The characters are eyes who are aware of each other's activities, but don't want to make eye contact with others. When a kingfisher is spotted by the river, the characters find themselves sharing a moment together during bird watching.

Tvoj oče / Apád / Your Dad

Directed by: Anita Kühnel Szabó
Short synopsis:

The violinist Miklós's perpetual compulsion to conform turns into anxiety, and it seals his life. Following an accident, he finds himself in purgatory, where his father, who had died earlier, is waiting to accompany him to God. With a father of bad temper, the journey is a real torment in itself.

Človeški viri / Ressources humaines / Human Resources

Directed by: Trinidad Plass Caussade, Titouan Tillier, Isaac Wenzek
Short synopsis:

Andy, followed by a friend filming the scene, goes to his recycling appointment. Wanda, the secretary of the company, welcomes him. We follow Andy through the whole process, until his last seconds of life.

Furrie

Directed by: Lucie Grannec
Short synopsis:

A dolphin in a free relationship with fifteen inflatable animals, a fox crazy in love with a cereal mascot, a band of animals adept at firearms… Different portraits, existing, of members of the Furry community, lovers and enthusiasts of anthropomorphic animals.

European Young Talents IV

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).

Glavoprask / Szczypigłówki / Headprickles

Directed by: Katarzyna Miechowicz
Short synopsis:

A film inspired by the absurdity of everyday life.

Dvom / Pochybnost / Doubt

Directed by: Adela Križovenská
Short synopsis:

A short animated essay, which uses non-narrative, abstract visuals to talk about the emotional struggle of the author with her own creativity.

Short synopsis:

In the deep countryside of Latvia, relatives and neighbors, near and distant, come together to celebrate the last important ritual of human life. A series of events and details reveal a picture where two different eras overlap.

Vzorec / The Pattern

Directed by: Dora Pejić Bach
Short synopsis:

Mother pig steps on her piglet’s stomach and opens up a wound. Grandma Vera, who is a seamstress, takes the piglet into her care. She carefully sews up his wounds, creating beautiful patterns of old Slavic tablecloths on his skin.

Short synopsis:

A short story about being late and fear of passing the time.

Čez črepinje / Přes střepy / Rising Above

Directed by: Natálie Durchánková
Short synopsis:

An animated documentary based on the real-life account provided by a survivor of a sexually motivated violent assault and her journey of recovery as she comes to terms with the trauma.

Drugi ljudje / Muut ihmiset / Other People

Directed by: Anni Sairio, Joonatan Turkki
Short synopsis:

The six main characters want to be alone and avoid other people. The characters are eyes who are aware of each other's activities, but don't want to make eye contact with others. When a kingfisher is spotted by the river, the characters find themselves sharing a moment together during bird watching.

Tvoj oče / Apád / Your Dad

Directed by: Anita Kühnel Szabó
Short synopsis:

The violinist Miklós's perpetual compulsion to conform turns into anxiety, and it seals his life. Following an accident, he finds himself in purgatory, where his father, who had died earlier, is waiting to accompany him to God. With a father of bad temper, the journey is a real torment in itself.

Človeški viri / Ressources humaines / Human Resources

Directed by: Trinidad Plass Caussade, Titouan Tillier, Isaac Wenzek
Short synopsis:

Andy, followed by a friend filming the scene, goes to his recycling appointment. Wanda, the secretary of the company, welcomes him. We follow Andy through the whole process, until his last seconds of life.

Furrie

Directed by: Lucie Grannec
Short synopsis:

A dolphin in a free relationship with fifteen inflatable animals, a fox crazy in love with a cereal mascot, a band of animals adept at firearms… Different portraits, existing, of members of the Furry community, lovers and enthusiasts of anthropomorphic animals.

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