Young Animation 4 (Rep.)


30. April 2023    
10:30 - 12:30


Gloria 2
Königstraße 20, Stuttgart, 70173


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.

The princes’ dilemma in the dark forest.

PrinnyDirector: Anthony Damgé / France / 2022 / 4:20 min / Screenplay: Anthony Damgé / World Sales: École Émile Cohl

In 1762, the King of England has his first child: Prinny. Well known for his charms, his wealth and power will turn him into a selfish human being, only preoccupied by his extreme desires.

Le chemin de la Victoire
Le chemin de la VictoireDirector: Clotilde Zimille-Tran / France / 2022 / 4:49 min / World Sales: Miyu Distribution

Priya has been training in a taekwondo club since many years. Slowly, she starts to develop a strong jealousy towards Rose, the new student of the club. Then follows an obsessive quest to overtake her before the regional competition.

Stinky u Mračnoj šumi
Stinky u Mračnoj šumiDirector: Sunčana Brkulj / Croatia / 2022 / 11:05 min / Screenplay: Sunčana Brkulj / World Sales: Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb

Stinky is born from a flower into the Dark Forest. He explores it, growing in the process. When he takes on the responsibility of caring for another creature, he must come to terms with the fact that there is more to the forest than just fun and whimsy.

DilemmaDirector: Eunjin Jung, Jeongju Lee / South Korea / 2021 / 5:55 min / World Sales: AniSEED

The character who craves freedom tries to move to a wider place, but the shapes always harass the character and prevent it from moving forward.

PilipalaDirector: Yinan Liang / USA / 2022 / 1:10 min / Production: School of Visual Arts / World Sales: School of Visual Arts

This project is an animated short about the spring festival, a traditional Chinese festival. The main idea of this short is to convey a strong feeling of happiness and joy to the audience.

Rémy veut mourir
Rémy veut mourirDirector: Naëlle Gaveriaux / France / 2022 / 5:37 min / Screenplay: Naëlle Gaveriaux / World Sales: Miyu Distribution

Remy wants to die. No matter how hard he tries, he can’t do it. He inevitably fails in unlikely ways. However, this time, everything seems to be perfect. Just as he is about to succeed, a strange frog disrupts his plans.

RepriseDirector: Carine Chrast, Leance Volschenk, Lio Neuenschwander, Saskia Bulletti / Switzerland / 2022 / 3:08 min / Screenplay: Carine Chrast, Leance Volschenk, Lio Neuenschwander, Saskia Bulletti / World Sales: Chantal Molleur

A young girl navigates her daily life with her stepfather, the fox. The girl seems strangely cautious of the friendly fox. It is only when they are alone that the fox becomes intrusive, and the girl’s situation becomes clear.

Catch Me Baby
Catch Me BabyDirector: Clémence Taveau, Stevie Khoudour / France / 2022 / 3:53 min / World Sales: EMCA (Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d’Animation)

It might be difficult to express your feelings to the one you love, especially when you have a lot to blame them for. This is where the story of Double H and Big I begins, a couple of wrestlers whose relationship has deteriorated. Confiding to their friends, they came up to the same conclusion: dialogue must be re-established. The confrontation takes place in the ring and since words aren’t enough, they fight.

Bodies of Water
Bodies of WaterDirector: Niko Mlynarčík / Czech Republic / 2021 / 7:30 min / Screenplay: Niko Mlynarčík / Production: Tomas Bata University in Zlin / World Sales: Tomas Bata University in Zlín

When Lake is drowning in his own thoughts, Mac takes him on a lake-break. With all the leisure and chill, he definitely won’t be stuck in his head anymore.

Death of the Gods
Death of the GodsDirector: Leto Meade / United Kingdom / 2022 / 11:28 min / Screenplay: Hipatia Arguero Mendoza / World Sales: National Film and Television School

Blue’s world turns upside down when he witnesses his invincible giant fall. He embarks on a journey to find him, going through obstacles of different nature until he discovers the clue he has been missing.

Au nom de quoi?
Au nom de quoi?Director: Marilys Gouaux / France / 2022 / 6:19 min / World Sales: EMCA (Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d’Animation)

Filled with questions about her faith and church, Ismène decides to confide her doubt and fears to God. Between the search of emancipation and the need to believe, will the young women succeed to find her answer?

HellscapeDirector: Alixe Devaux, Camille Leroux, Clémence Lacoume, Félicia Poggi, Lara Brière, Valentine Wilke / France / 2022 / 6:16 min / Screenplay: Alixe Devaux / World Sales: Je Regarde

Enyo is a brave and daring warrior determined to bring back her dead mentor from Hell. In her quest, Enyo meets Cerberus and becomes friend with him.

Szemem sarka
Szemem sarkaDirector: Domonkos Erhardt / Hungary / 2023 / 6:15 min / Screenplay: Domonkos Erhardt / Production: Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest / World Sales: Hungarian National Film Fund

The short film depicts the moment when two strangers’ lives entangle for a brief second when their eyes meet.

DogmentaryDirector: Junehyoung Park / South Korea / 2022 / 5:18 min / Screenplay: Junehyoung Park / World Sales: AniSEED

A man comes home after a hard day at work and is being ignored by his family. No matter what he does, his family still doesn’t care.