International Program #1 (2013)
The International Programs are the backbone of the festival line-up. Don't look for themes, there aren't any. There's every style, every technique, every genre. Drawn from a global call for entries, they are a set of headlights illuminating the current state of the international indie and auteur animation scene worldwide.
|Buy Buy Baby
An art deco extravaganza, perfectly pitched to make the pitch that life is all about Buy Baby, Buy!
United KingdomRuntime: 8:44
|Not About Us
A mysterious twin at arms' reach, a reflection on the water, a shadow on the wall, an entrance to another dimension at your finger tip.
The story behind the story. Two animators sit down to brainstorm a kickass ninja toon.
United KingdomRuntime: 2:13
Masters of classic design, Pascal Blais bring to the screen a stunning, epicly rich film based on a dramatic sci-fi graphic novel.
Julien Soler, David Calvet, Bastien Letoile, Gongjin Wang, Guillaume Raynaut, Jeremy Charbonel
High in the mountains a strange colony of man-bird creatures are forging a vast monument of stone and iron to pay tribute to who knows what kind of god.
An aquatorial parade of the most beautiful junk reformed into an enchanting collection of creatures.
United StatesRuntime: 1:33
Multiples multiplied and multiplied and multiplied again to the power of 100.
The cloistered interior of a pure white room is the perfect space to unleash a sustained fiesta of stop-motion.
A crazy-good stretching and rolling photo montage essay from the very outer edge of what the technique can deliver.
|We May Meet, We May Not
A perspective bending trio meet in the woods and move forward-backwards-sideways from there.
|The Animation Tag Attack
Twelve directors, four weeks, no rules - just creativity. A storytelling experiment.
A little guy with the roughest, rottenest deal of them all rolls out for another day on the road-stripe of life.
|Bob: On Charity
A short, sharp, simple vignette from Bob who shares his views on his community service in a charity shop.
United KingdomRuntime: 1:36
Fernando Maldonado, Jorge Tereso
Being a sharp dressed monkey doesn't cut it in the big city. It's size that really counts.
Vladimir Leschiov, Kaspar Jancis
This year's definitive example of 'post-narrative' filmmaking from two of Estonia's favourite filmmakers.