International Program #2

Your big picture view of the international animation scene through an eclectic collection of recently released short animated works.
Featured in AIAF2007
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
Kristian Andrews
A simple idea brilliantly executed. A single line drawing capturing the big and little details of the humble bus ride.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:12
Year: 2006
El Paguey
Maria Castillo, Ramon Paris
Unusual to say the least! The desparate attempts of a man being swept down a river are captured in a kind of elegant, animated ballet.

Runtime: 3:25
Year: 2006
En Tus Brazos
Edouard Jouret, FX Goby, Matthieu Landour
A deco infused, tango spectacular. Jorge Moreno, tango dancer of the century, finds some special inspiration after an accident.

Runtime: 5:14
Year: 2006
Adam Bailey
The appliances are coming out to play. Two minutes of pure fun.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:22
Year: 2006
Chris Pahlow, Maia Tarrell, Stephanie Brotchie
A series of fraught tales - large, small, embarrassing and occassionally pornagraphic.

Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2006
Little Dog Turpie
Ben Mars
Very bold, vibrant 'wood cut look' styled film featuring a very special little dog. A film that took us two years to track down.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:00
Year: 2004
Come Rain or Shine
Lucy Izzard
A (not so) tongue and cheek take on the ups and downs of British weather.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:32
Year: 2007
Do You Mind?
David Myriam
Out where an imagination is allowed to gracefully dance free there is a world of ever changing stylesand details.

Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2006
Not The End
Clemens Steiger
Freddy has just ended an affair, but the cactus on the balcony ledge still requires tending. A prickly tale of astronauts and wilted love.

Runtime: 10:06
Year: 2006
Lost In Snow
Vladimir Leschiov
One man's quiet day fishing through a hole in the ice is disrupted (to say the least) by the unannounced arrival of a cosmonaut.

Runtime: 7:30
Year: 2007
Damien Bapst, Dan Creteur, Simon Cuisinier
A slapstick cops and robbers chase around a fairground complete with a man in a chicken suit and a house of mirrors.

Runtime: 6:47
Year: 2007
Dan Grey, Tom Brown
One very strange little boy's explanation of how and why he arrived at school without any clothes on.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:01
Year: 2006
Guei-Ling Shin
The hand of the animator guides us through this sand animated underwater world.

Runtime: 2:15
The Adventures Of John And John
Will Bishop Stevens
Two John's don't always think better than one - especially when one of them invents a machine to extract the thoughts of the other.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:11
Year: 2006