OFFICIAL SELECTION (2nd Edition)
20-30 June, 2016
ANIMATION (ALPHABETICALLY ORDERED)
Directed by: Evan Hughes
Category: Animation, Drama, Stop-motion
Year & Country: 2015, Australia
Duration: 5 min
Synopsis: The story follows a young boy who is part of a dysfunctional family. He and his mother are victims of domestic violence inflicted by the father. The boy dreams of escaping with his mother, only to wake up to a tragic reality.
Website: N/ A
Heroes of color
Directed by: David Heredia
Category: Animation, History, Black History, Short, Documentary, Education, Web Series
Year & Country: 2015, United States
Duration: 3 min
Synopsis: An Award Winning, educational whiteboard web series celebrating the outstanding achievements of people of color from different
KINDA BLUE ~ Project Hello! Redux~
Directed by: Eunkyung Ko
Year & Country: 2016, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 3 min
Synopsis: It is a film that explores the world through a child's eyes. A fantastical world where magic and reality collide to make for an entirely new experience! There is a quest, to find someone lost. Or better yet, find something lost! We all lose our ability to see as a child sees at some point, a painful fact of life. Where everything and anything is possible. This film is ultimately about that. Finding our youth again. And rediscovering, as every child already knows, that a smile can literally change the world!
Directed by: Simone Hooymans
Year & Country: 2015, Norway
Duration: 8 min
Synopsis: Sweet Mysterious is an animation inspired on the song Sweet Mysterious of Mari Kvien Brunvoll (norwegian singer and composer). The Animation discusses various ways man's relationship to nature - how we both mythologizing it, wreak havoc, while living under a constant threat from it. Not realising we are part of it, both in body and soul
Yuanfen: A Fateful Coincidence
Directed by: Karolina Jacobsson
Category: Animation, Drama, Romance
Year & Country: 2016, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 min
Synopsis: Some people might be fated to meet but not destined to stay together
Directed by: Robert Kondo, Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi
Category: Animation, Drama
Year & Country: 2016, Japan
Duration: 14 min
Synopsis: Have you ever wondered what happens to your forgotten objects?
In this story, those objects with its 'memory' still attached end up rising from the waters of the magical lake.
Scared and lost, memories need help to let go of their objects. Sometimes, it can be as simple as opening a car door or loosening a lid. Other times, memories can have a hard time letting go. Those memories might need more help. This is the story of one of those memories stuck in this world. His name is Moom.