International Program #2
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 AIAF2011Program Type: Films
The eye of an artist, the hand of a calligrapher and the imagination of an animator all combine in this wonderfully imagined study in perspective-bending, shape-changing, black and white, moving image.
A turbo-charged, psychedelic, bug overload that follows the highs and lows of a freaky little collection of cockroaches.
United StatesRuntime: 4:14
Following the moon to escape the concrete jungle, a girl sends her imaginary alter ego into a fantastically coloured land with no shadows.
|Freud, Fish And Butterfly
Associations and transformations in a private world of untethered imagination. Possibly a psychological adventure, certainly an amazing journey.
|Hot Car And Crazy Coyote
A lethal but very stylish combo. A sharp dressin' burglar takes the top down and drives off into the desert. Thank the Spirits the coyote has some spare shades.
|Miss Daisy Cutter
A crash-or-crash-through, breakneck gallop through a parade of re-imagined cultural icons.
Civilization and its accelerating evolution give rise to a character capable of creating a world beyond its control.
This living thing has one sound but a thousand forms.
Albert 't Hooft, Paco Vink
My Little Pony meets Charles Manson in this tale of murder and intrigue from (just) beyond the sandpit.
Evert de Beijer
An utterly unique visual experience! A boy, compelled to score the love of a mega-queen in a violent computer game, loses his grip on reality until he tastes a real kiss.
Making connections and avoiding dangers is doubly hard when you have no head. Triply hard when nobody else does either. You'd think having one would be the best thing in the world but you'd be wrong.