Length: 87′

Students are the future of animation. They are also the most innovative, daring filmmakers, not afraid to experiment with techniques and topics. The strand explores the creative diversity of European animation students.

Zadnji človek na Zemlji / Ostatni człowiek na Ziemi / The Last Man on Earth

Directed by: Joanna Żybul
Short synopsis:

Left alone in the world, the last survivor walks around an empty city, wondering about what is there to come.

Everything About You

Directed by: Tuan Trieu
Short synopsis:

The main character receives a letter from his girlfriend who lives in Jonkio city. She asks him to save her from that place. He decides to go.

Clinical Lycanthropy

Directed by: European Institute of Design Milano
Short synopsis:

Ava suffers from a mental disorder that makes her perceive her loved ones as menacing bears and herself as a goldfish. Her mind spirals out of control as her girlfriend Emma tries to take care of her.

Nadomestljiv / Replaceable

Directed by: Luka Vesel
Short synopsis:

A factory worker's boring but steady life, where every day is the same, comes to a sudden end, forcing him to decide what he wants to do afterwards.

Thaba Ye

Directed by: Leroy Le Roux, Merel Hamers, Hannah Judd, Mogau Kekana, Daria Batueva, Preetam Dhar
Short synopsis:

In the shadow of a mysterious Mountain in a remote part of South Africa, where legends of the local Bapedi people say that those who go there never come back, Thato has to face her fears in order to save her sick brother.

Arhitekturno križarjenje / Architects’ Cruise

Directed by: Simon Hamlyn
Short synopsis:

Architects gaze out across oceans. Away from the land, their intentions grow focused. In the flurry of debate, the cities of the future emerge. A hand-printed film.

La Vita Nuova

Directed by: Arthur Sevestre
Short synopsis:

At the heart of a bustling capital city, Freddie and Daniel share an intimate moment together.

The Leak

Directed by: Paola Cubillos
Short synopsis:

The quietness in a woman's apartment is imperiled by the emergence of a water leak. As the drops fall, unspoken memories of a sleeping man surface together with that of a child asking to be seen.

Sabotaža / Sabotage

Directed by: Neda Ivanović
Short synopsis:

What will the main character do when his frustration becomes sentient, and starts sabotaging his suicide attempts?

Senca / Senka / The Shadow

Directed by: Lidija Zeljić
Short synopsis:

Story of two rabbits in which one disturbs the peace of the other. But who is actually to blame? The White rabbit enjoys taking care of the flowers near his house. Everything changes when the Black rabbit emerges from the dark forest and destroys those flowers.

Breme / Last / The Burden

Directed by: Anna Bubenicek, Flora Kirnbauer
Short synopsis:

After hopeless attempts to build a friend out of loneliness, the protagonist learns to come to terms with the failure of this relationship.

Utripajoče seme / A Semente que Palpita / The Beating Seed

Directed by: Marta Ribeiro, Alice Afonso, Tiago Pimenta, Laura Pires
Short synopsis:

Two energies that exchange glances, yield to a passion that vibrates in harmony. Both are transmuted, revealing themselves as witnesses that with a gesture of love it is possible to deserve the world.

Onkraj tišine / Za tichem / Beyond the Silence

Directed by: Kamila Müllerová
Short synopsis:

We live in times where we are constantly afraid. We are fearing the Earth is dying. It is us who are dying, for we are she. Try to remember that You are part of the land and do not be afraid. Look. Look beyond. Mother Earth. You are her child.

Žeja / La soif / The Thirst

Directed by: Chen Yifu
Short synopsis:

In a field of nowhere, savage and without any sign of civilization, a bunch of babies wake up. They’re hungry. Suddenly, an enormous baby arrives with several nipples and breasts on its head. It’s time to feed.

Mačke so tekoče / Kočky jsou tekuté / Cats Are Liquid

Directed by: Natálie Durchánková
Short synopsis:

A film filled with multiple silly scenes that prove that cats are (contrary to popular belief) not in fact solid but liquid instead.

Dediščina / Örökrész / Legacy

Directed by: Tamás Ivády
Short synopsis:

A woman has lost her grandmother. Her apartment is now lifeless, only a few boxes lie in the living room. But is that really all that is left behind her?

Zvezdar / Le forgeur d’étoiles / Starforger

Directed by: Maëlle Horellou, Clémentine Lejeune
Short synopsis:

Every night the Starforger travels the world and covers the sky with stars. But one day, one of them doesn’t want to go...

Student Panorama I

Length: 87′

Students are the future of animation. They are also the most innovative, daring filmmakers, not afraid to experiment with techniques and topics. The strand explores the creative diversity of European animation students.

Short synopsis:

Left alone in the world, the last survivor walks around an empty city, wondering about what is there to come.

Everything About You

Directed by: Tuan Trieu
Short synopsis:

The main character receives a letter from his girlfriend who lives in Jonkio city. She asks him to save her from that place. He decides to go.

Clinical Lycanthropy

Directed by: European Institute of Design Milano
Short synopsis:

Ava suffers from a mental disorder that makes her perceive her loved ones as menacing bears and herself as a goldfish. Her mind spirals out of control as her girlfriend Emma tries to take care of her.

Nadomestljiv / Replaceable

Directed by: Luka Vesel
Short synopsis:

A factory worker's boring but steady life, where every day is the same, comes to a sudden end, forcing him to decide what he wants to do afterwards.

Thaba Ye

Directed by: Leroy Le Roux, Merel Hamers, Hannah Judd, Mogau Kekana, Daria Batueva, Preetam Dhar
Short synopsis:

In the shadow of a mysterious Mountain in a remote part of South Africa, where legends of the local Bapedi people say that those who go there never come back, Thato has to face her fears in order to save her sick brother.

Short synopsis:

Architects gaze out across oceans. Away from the land, their intentions grow focused. In the flurry of debate, the cities of the future emerge. A hand-printed film.

La Vita Nuova

Directed by: Arthur Sevestre
Short synopsis:

At the heart of a bustling capital city, Freddie and Daniel share an intimate moment together.

The Leak

Directed by: Paola Cubillos
Short synopsis:

The quietness in a woman's apartment is imperiled by the emergence of a water leak. As the drops fall, unspoken memories of a sleeping man surface together with that of a child asking to be seen.

Sabotaža / Sabotage

Directed by: Neda Ivanović
Short synopsis:

What will the main character do when his frustration becomes sentient, and starts sabotaging his suicide attempts?

Senca / Senka / The Shadow

Directed by: Lidija Zeljić
Short synopsis:

Story of two rabbits in which one disturbs the peace of the other. But who is actually to blame? The White rabbit enjoys taking care of the flowers near his house. Everything changes when the Black rabbit emerges from the dark forest and destroys those flowers.

Breme / Last / The Burden

Directed by: Anna Bubenicek, Flora Kirnbauer
Short synopsis:

After hopeless attempts to build a friend out of loneliness, the protagonist learns to come to terms with the failure of this relationship.

Utripajoče seme / A Semente que Palpita / The Beating Seed

Directed by: Marta Ribeiro, Alice Afonso, Tiago Pimenta, Laura Pires
Short synopsis:

Two energies that exchange glances, yield to a passion that vibrates in harmony. Both are transmuted, revealing themselves as witnesses that with a gesture of love it is possible to deserve the world.

Onkraj tišine / Za tichem / Beyond the Silence

Directed by: Kamila Müllerová
Short synopsis:

We live in times where we are constantly afraid. We are fearing the Earth is dying. It is us who are dying, for we are she. Try to remember that You are part of the land and do not be afraid. Look. Look beyond. Mother Earth. You are her child.

Žeja / La soif / The Thirst

Directed by: Chen Yifu
Short synopsis:

In a field of nowhere, savage and without any sign of civilization, a bunch of babies wake up. They’re hungry. Suddenly, an enormous baby arrives with several nipples and breasts on its head. It’s time to feed.

Short synopsis:

A film filled with multiple silly scenes that prove that cats are (contrary to popular belief) not in fact solid but liquid instead.

Dediščina / Örökrész / Legacy

Directed by: Tamás Ivády
Short synopsis:

A woman has lost her grandmother. Her apartment is now lifeless, only a few boxes lie in the living room. But is that really all that is left behind her?

Zvezdar / Le forgeur d’étoiles / Starforger

Directed by: Maëlle Horellou, Clémentine Lejeune
Short synopsis:

Every night the Starforger travels the world and covers the sky with stars. But one day, one of them doesn’t want to go...