Australian Showcase (2013)
A chance for Australian animation to come front and centre. This is the first comprehensive snapshot of Australian animation in 2013 and if this collection is anything to go by, creative Australian animation is in tremendous shape. One of our most important and popular programs, there aren't many opportunities to see Australian animation on the big screen and each year AIAF probably shows more than any other event in the world. This is an opportunity to see what Australian animators are doing, how they're doing it and how the art form is traveling. After the screening there is a chance to meet many of the animators, hear them talk about their films and ask them questions about their work.
Paranormal occurrences. Karma for beginners. Understanding dreams and nightmares. Super-strength mothballs only offer so much protection.
A short stop motion animated documentary exploring the lessons we learn from dealing with grief and loss.
|Lunar New Year
The big and small intricacies that together weave the memory of a Chinese family New Year.
|Cedric And Hope
The year is 1097 and the first bloody crusade is well and truly underway. One of the benefits to emerge was....soap!
|Easy Way Out
A visually spellbinding music video teaming Australia's sensational Oh Yeah Wow crew with singing sensation Goyte.
There was never any doubt we would be playing this wonderfully bouncy and vivacious addition to the "Kinetics" series.
|Fire Tiger Vs Acid Panther
A visually dramatic pitched battle between a flaming Fire Tiger taking on a sly Acid Panther in the hunt for a boar.
Superbly crafted Faustian gothic fairy tale about an artist struggling to keep her muse alive in the face of adversity.
Death can strike almost without warning as a young couple flee for their lives in the face of a killer dragon.
|A Tale Of Longing
A beautifully hand-painted film charting a collection of journeys, real and imagined, from a range of different perspectives.
|Hamer Hall - Evolution
Cameron Gough, Dirty Puppet
A twisting and turning tour through the ages of time depicting the history of the site that now houses Melbourne's Hamer Hall.
|A Bird's Song
Music comes from the heart, from nature and freedom. Trying to cage the source is a folly only the evil would contemplate.
A haunting sand animation capturing an epic journey undertaken by a hunter as he tries to conquer the icy wilderness in the hopes of finding a boy feared taken by wolves.
Many hands make all kinds of things work. A delightful tale of a little man with leakage problems and a propensity for attracting telemarketers.
|Reds Under The Beds
A fiesta of crazy, cool retro styling and a hilarious take on the notorious Petrov affair.
|Got Me A Beard
Sing it loud, sing it proud, don't take no prisoners. Compromise isn't on the menu, shaving is out of the question. Got me a beard. Beard power rules!!!