International Program #1
The engine room; the whole kit-and-caboodle! Three programs featuring the very best and the very latest short, animated films from all around the world. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene.
Featured in AIAF2010Program Type: Films
An ideal Opening Film! A gorgeously crafted paint-on-glass work, which takes us on an intriguing journey to that oddest of all little places where memories are invented.
United KingdomRuntime: 4:48
|A Family Portrait
A picture - so they say - is worth a thousand words. But which thousand words?
United KingdomRuntime: 5:02
Christina Heeck, Kerstin Laudascher, Maurice Hubner
One face, many visages. A galloping parade of audacious masks.
|Magic Cube And Ping-Pong
A lost ping-pong ball in the city of Magic Cube turns out to be a curious path to love for the most beautiful Magic Cubian of them all.
Jin Sung Choi
Tom and Jerry get caught up in the pointless insanity of a modern airport.
United StatesRuntime: 11:38
|The Bellow's March
Shot in glorious Cinetrope! A brilliantly crafted bridge between digital and physical animation processes.
United StatesRuntime: 5:28
Colourful sound, joyfully noisey colour. The perfect intersection of the world's two finest artforms.
An absolutely eye-popping animated version of the absurdist poem "An Anna Blume", by Dadaist poet Kurt Schwitters, all done in super-bold, consciousness-expanding black, white and red.
|The Man In The Blue Gordini
All a superhero needs is his turf, his mask and some decent wheels. Even pants aren't essential.
|Red-End And The Seemingly Symbiotic Society
Bethany de Forest, Robin Noorda
The sheer scale of this production has to be seen to be believed. A bizarre, marching army of gluttonous insects overrun their environment.
|Wings And Oars
We loved this film so much, we bought our own copy just to make sure we could show it. A former pilot looks back over his life: the earth, the sky, the women - everything that took place on the journey from an airstrip to an abandoned boathouse.