Selection By Ayçe Kartal


OH WILLY
France/Belgium/Netherlands, 2012,17’, Color, Non-dialogue
Director and Screenwriter: Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels
Producer: Ben Tesseur, Nidia Santiago
Sound Designer: Bram Meindersma
Fifty-something Willy returns to the naturist community where he spent his youth to visit his sick mother. When she dies shortly after he arrives, Willy is confronted with the choices he made in his life. In confused sadness, he flees into the forest. After a rough start, he finds the motherly protection of a big, gentle, hairy beast.

Some of the Awards:
AFI Fest 2012 Grand Jury Prize
Amiens International Film Festival 2012 Golden Unicorn
Annecy International Film Festival 2012 The Annecy Cristal Nominee
Brussels Independent Film Festival 2012 Special Jury Award
Cartoon Forum, Europe 2012 Cartoon d’Or
Chicago International Film Festival 2012 Best Animated Short Silver Hugo
Cinanima 2012 Best Foreign Language Grand Prize
Drama Short Film Festival 2012 Best Animation Film
Glasgow Short Film Festival 2013 Special Mention
Lille Short Film Festival 2012 Best International Film Prize
Los Angeles Film Festival 2013 Jury Prize
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Distributor: Autour de Minuit

 


8 BULLETS

France, 2014, 13’, Color, English
Screenplay, filmmaking, animation: Frank Ternier (idealcrash)
English voices: William Albors, Zoé Bennett and Didier Girauldon
Animation and 3D modeling: Laurent Moulin (idealcrash)
Original music and sound design: Frédéric Duzan / Zed (idealcrash)
Production: Maud Martin et Annabelle Gangneux / L’image d’après
With the participation of ARTE France
CNC, CICLIC-Région Centre and SACEM
My name is Gabriel and I live in Taipei. I have lost my wife during an assault. A red-haired man came to me, he smelt of fried fish. He had a gun and he shot my family. Since, I feel empty as if I had a hole in the head.

Some of the Awards
Festival du film court de Villeurbanne 2014 Best virtual images creation
Festival Tous Courts à Aix en Provence 2014 Best Screenplay
Bronx World Film in New-York 2014 Public Price
Anilogue 2015 Jury Special Award

 


INSOLATION

France, 2013, 4’37”, Color, French
Director And Screenwriter: Margon le Pechon
Music: Mathieu Tiger
It is a hot Sunday by the lake. His father is fishing, his mother is sunbathing, and Irvine envisions a magnificent death for himself.

 


THE RETURN

Russia, 2013, 1’26”, Color, French
Director: Natalia Chernysheva
Music: Arman Chopikyan
Production: Ecole de la Poudriere
Award: KROK 2014 Student Film Prize
When you grow up, you discover that the objects you knew well before are smaller than your own remembrance.

 


CARL ET LES HOMMES-BOÎTES – AUTOUR DU LAC

France, 2012, 5’, Color, French
Director: Noémie Marsily and Carl Roosens

Autour du Lac is the first single from La Paroi du ton Ventre, the second album from Carl et les hommes boîtes
This short animated film was written and directed by Carl Roosens and Noémie Marsily using a mixture of pencil and ink.

Some of the Awards
24th MEDIAWAVE Film Festival Special Animation Prize
MONSTRA Short Film Competition 2014 Jury Honorable
Miami International Film Festival Premier Prix Music Video Art
Anima 2014 Grand Prix
Animanima 2013 Special Jury Award

 


THE BIGGER PICTURE

UK, 2014, 8’, Color, English
Director: Daisy Jacobs
Screenwriter: Daisy Jacobs, Jennifer Majka (co-writer)
Production: National Film And Television School
Two brothers whose aging mother is dying, struggle to care for her.

Some of The Awards:
Cannes Film Festival, Cinefonation 2014 Troisieme Prix
Kinofilm International Short Film Festival 2014 Best Short Animation
Annecy 2014 Cristal for a Graduation Film
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014 Creative Innovation
Portsmouth International Film Festival 2014 Best Animation, Best Animated Screenplay, Achievement In Art
Women in Film and Television Awards 2014 FremantleMedia UK New Talent Award
BAFTA 2015 British Short Animated Film

 


PHANTOM LIMB

Australia, 2013, 5’, Color, English
Director and Screenwriter: Alex Grigg
Music: Kirsty Tickle and Jonathan Boulet,
James and Martha narrowly survive a motorcycle accident. During the aftermath, however, James begins to experience Martha’s phantom pains.

Some of the Awards:
Hiroshima International Animation Festival 2014 Special Jury Prize
Cannes Lions 2014 Young Director -Best An.
Ottawa International Animation Festival 2014 Honourable Mention-
Sydney Film Festival 2014 Dendy Award

 


DÖMESTİK

UK, 2014, 4’40”, English
Director: Ignatz Johnson Higham
Screenwriter: Ignatz Johnson Higham
Sound: Matis Rei, Mike Wyeld
Music: Ben Burrell, Jerelle Jacob, George Bird
Dömestik explores the notion of space and how we might go about describing and measuring it on a human scale. It is a light lament to the domestic furniture showroom. It’s about how we interact with our homes and each other.