International Program #3 (2019)
The International Programs are the backbone of the whole AIAF mission. Your up-to-date snapshot of the world's independent animation scene. The freshest new shorts taken from the 4,000+ films competing for your love. 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. Be the first to experience these beautiful films on the big screen!
The latest eye-popper from the master of 'glitch' animation revelling in the fearless sub-culture of extreme urban exploration.
The process of animation is - when all is said and done - just a mechanical one.
She wants a cat and she ain't takin' no for an answer.
A loosely biographical recount of the animator's daughter battling the repetitive disciplines in learning ballet.
United StatesRuntime: 4:30
Ahh yes, the protocols of sneezing and nose-blowing in public - in glorious technicolour.
|About A Woman Who Wanted To Fly Away
A masterpiece of mayhem and montage harvesting a rich cache of ideas drawn from a uniquely Russian take on 'transhumanism'.
|How And Why Don Jose Dissipated
Shazam! This one goes all the way through the looking glass and just keeps right on rolling without a backward glance.
Too good to resist. Another one-minute magnum-opus vault through the imagination of Jake Fried.
United StatesRuntime: 1:00
A smoothly stylish meditation on preparing to do something you love.
New ZealandRuntime: 1:38
An exquisitely intricate work walking the tightrope between film as a record of reality and an abstracted visualisation of sound.
|Las Del Diente
Ana Perez Lopez
Women are still caught between having kids and keeping their careers but are the times changing?
United StatesRuntime: 5:22
|The Brave Heart
Luca Schenato, Sinem Vardarli
Down in engine room it's all hands to the pump as a brave little heart leads the challenge to deal with a badly hungover body.
United KingdomRuntime: 9:51
An audacious piece of stop motion animation. When the fragile equilibrium in the group is broken, the results are explosive.