Announcing our animation (+) finalists for 2013
France/ 2012/ 5:24mins/ directed by Bastien Belvaux
Constantly running away in a world that doesn’t accept him, a man looks for a way to turn his difference into a strength. Then he can stop hiding.
BEATRICE CORON’S DAILY BATTLES
Canada/ 2012/ 6:30mins/ directed by James Stewart
An art film about a work of art, the medieval papercut masterwork by New York Artist Beatrice Coron.
USA/ 2012/ 2mins/ Ilana Morgan Schwartz
An old man must overcome his lazy habits in order to obtain the breakfast of his dreams.
CATCH AND RELEASE
USA/ 2012/ 6:27mins/ directed by Barbara Mones
When a recently hired fish thrower meets the girl of his dreams, circumstances force him to make a very difficult choice.
CEUX D”EN HAUT (The Inn)
Belgium, France, Switzerland/ 2012/ 25mins/ directed by Izu Troin
It is 1862 and snow isolates an inn at the foot of a glacier in the Swiss Alps rendering it totally inaccessible and impossible to leave (based on the story L’auberge” by Guy de Maupassant).
UK/ 2012/ 8mins/ directed by Peter Bunzl
A boy and his mum live on an isolated farm, but one day a Crow man crashes into their world (Mask characters with animation)
Canada/ 17:45 mins/ directed by Owen Coughlan
Brilliant Scientist Fang overhears Freud and Jung arguing about the nature of dreams: When Fang suggests a third possibility they beat him up and steal his wallet. And then…
USA/ 2012/ 3:45mins/directed by Devin Bell
An animated musical piece about 26 things you should absolutely never eat.
L’ESPRIT DE ESCALIER
USA/ 2012/ 8mins/ directed by Ivan Orkeny
The second animation in a trilogy about a miniature 18th century spiral staircase wandering and evolving through an ever-growing landscape.
MIND THE CAT
Switzerland/2013/5 mins/directed by Elena Schoenfeld and Martine Ulmer
Divided and falling, entwined with tongues, a cat runs from noses to ears. Here’s a mouse, there’s a djembé. To the elephant’s leg and back: Mind the Cat!!
MAKE A WISH
USA/ 2012 /3:26mins/ directed by Hee Jin Kim
What should she chose? Voluptuous breasts or her pet hamster?
THE COLD HEART
Germany/2012/ 29mins/ directed by Hannes Rall
An adaptation of the German tale ‘The Cold Heart’ by Wilhelm Hauff, the story of a young man who trades his warm heart for a cold stone in order to become rich (with color design by renowned animation-designer Hans Bacher)
TRID AN STOIRM (THROUGH THE STORM)
Ireland/ 2012/ 7:35mins/ directed by Fred Burdy
A woman forces a banshee to guide her to the Celtic realm of Death in order to bring her husband back to life.