The Young Animation Competition (YA) shows selected animated short films made by students of international film and art schools. Young animation artists from different countries tell touching stories, create fantastic worlds and open new perspectives.
Endless Head Tingling in a Lifelong Marathon.
Snorting, coughing, humming, clicking – ever present horrorful orchestra of the surrounding world drives a young lady mad. Noises coming from neighbouring flats take shape of their creators and break into the flat of the young lady, where they cause unthinkable torture. There is no hiding for our heroine and so she has to learn how to live with it.
After completing her quest, an immortal warrior returns to her family. She realizes that nothing is the same as before and will have to find a purpose for her new life.
Faces, bodies and actions are juxtaposed endlessly. Fragmented pieces of the woman come together and form the volume of what has been her image in the history of cinema; one marked by the routinary domination and exploitation of her body.
After multiple failures, a climber learns to sense nature and climb with mindfulness.
During the Cuban national baseball final, Antonio Jiménez was replaced by his younger brother Diego. Will he succeed in overcoming his resentment and his ego to rebuild their brotherly bond?
After the Industrial Revolution, the division of labour became clearer. Many people have to work in one position for a long time. Unfortunately, not everyone is satisfied with their work. Had primitive people similar problems in modern society? We interviewed five primitive people. Let’s see what they said.
A confrontation between a bird and a ball of mysterious energy. The relationship is unknown. Are they enemies? Maybe they are actually lovers, stubborn elders or rebellious children? And when this relationship becomes unbreathable, maybe you should be brave enough to end it all and say “I Hate You“.
After a contraception incident, Line and Greg face anxiety and uncertainty while waiting for the results of a pregnancy test.
This movie is about a personal experience with OCD and how OCD, a disorder perceives the body it hosts.
Ewen, eight years old, affronts in crown court everyone’s silence.
Living with a sick loved one can have benefits and problems, a self-reflected documentary inspired by the memories and the record collection of the director’s father.
A short story about a boy, a girl, a bee, a flower and the sun who reject or experience all different sorts of rejections.
In the film the author shows hierophany in a symbolic way – the manifestation of holiness in the world, described by the historian and philosopher of religion Mircea Eliade. The author presents an oneiric vision bordering on waking, dreaming and psychedelic experiences. “Hierophany“ is a fantasy about the beginning of the world? Human? Myth? Religion? Culture? A journey into an imaginary world.
A little girl and her cat accidentally travel to a mysterious world through their washing machine. They arrive at a strange island where they meet its habitants and through an adventure, they try to look for their way home. The little girls’ actions set something in motion that leads to a secret getting revealed about a long-forgotten mistake.