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Young Animation 2
3. May , 23:00 - 23:55
The Young Animation Competition (YA) shows selected animated short films made by students of international film and art schools. Young animation artistes from 19 countries tell touching stories, create fantastic worlds and open new perspectives
Regie Director: Judit Wunder / Ungarn / 05/2016 / 00:09:44 min.
A woman lives in complete solitude tries hard to find love meeting with a shadow creature looks like a cat.
Ein Krötenlied (Song of a Toad)
Regie Director: Kariem Saleh / Deutschland / 09/2016 / 00:07:15 min. / Produktion Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
“SONG OF A TOAD” is the story about a stressed out human being who is carrying his unbeloved childhood right on his head – an old choleric toad. As a prisoner of his own grown-up situation, he tries to ignore this grumpy childhood talking from above, but one day he is confronted with something he almost forgot.
FUKUSHIMA, 5 ans après (FUKUSHIMA, 5 years on)
Regie Director: Eve Ceccarelli / Frankreich / 07/2016 / 00:04:15 min. / Produktion Production: La Poudrière – Ecole du Film d´Animation
Five years after the nuclear disaster that hit the Fukushima prefecture, life goes on for the inhabitants.
Cats School (Cats School)
Regie Director: Dahee Jin / Südkorea / 01/2016 / 00:06:21 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: KIAFA[AniSEED]
The main character is a mouse who admires a school for cats. Wishing to become a cat, he disguises himself as a cat and sneaks into the school. However, life in the school turns out to be completely different from what he imagined. The mouse faces a dilemma and gets himself into trouble.
Regie Director: Riccardo Chiara, Cecilia Petrucci, Alvise Zennaro / Italien / 01/2016 / 00:07:52 min. / Produktion Production: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Piemonte Animation Dept.
In a desert a man follows the signal coming from the radio he holds in his hand: a voice repeating a sequence of numbers. In another part of the world a girl is walking into a forest, following the signal coming from her radio: again it is a sequence of numbers. Stubbornly seeking the signal source, the girl will end up getting lost , and the fascination with the unknown will overcome her.
Regie Director: Renata Gasiorowska / Polen / 05/2016 / 00:08:22 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Krakow Film Foundation
A young girl spends the evening alone at home. She decides to have some sweet solo pleasure session, but not everything goes according to plan.
Agent Smith – Les Fantômes du Passé (Agent Smith – Phantoms of the Past)
Regie Director: Elsa Clidi, Simon Duong Van Huyen, Florian Pasquier, Florian Titone / Frankreich / 09/2016 / 00:06:00 min. / Produktion Production: Ecole Georges Méliès
A secret agent is sent to a mysterious island to eliminate an unknown entity. But not everything is going as planned…
Scent of Geranium (Scent of Geranium)
Regie Director: Naghmeh Farzaneh / USA / 01/2016 / 00:04:41 min.
Immigration is a new chapter in one’s life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one’s life down paths different from the one imagined. This film is an autobiographical account of the director’s experience with immigration.
Hi, It’s Your Mother (Hi, It’s Your Mother)
Regie Director: Daniel Sterlin-Altman / Kanada / 05/2016 / 00:04:53 min.
Mum’s calling, and Lisa isn’t pleased. „Hi, It’s Your Mother“ is a shocking tragi-comedic stop motion short about family ties and blood.
Flying Putzi (Flying Putzi)
Regie Director: Ido Behar / Israel / 07/2016 / 00:06:35 min. / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design
To rise above his handicap he wants to fly up to the sky with his only friend Pepi, a turkey hen. His situation gets worse when the neighborhood boys convince him to fly from the top of the school building.
Regie Director: Lorenz Vetter / Deutschland / 09/2016 / 00:03:09 min.
The Shortfilm „LIFE“ deals with the smartphone addiction in our today’s society. There is drawn a sad picture of protagonists, who never interact with each other at no time. They have displaced their reality completely into the digital world.
Kitten Instinct (Kitten Instinct)
Regie Director: Liesbeth Eeckman / Belgien / 08/2016 / 00:16:43 min.
Sometime in the late Cretaceous, a fierce Tyrannosaurus Rex dreams about a cute little kitten. It is a dream that ushers in a new phase of his life. Determined to find the kitten, he abandons his daily routine of hunting, eating and sleeping and sets out to explore the world around him.