Best of the Festival

A selection of the best international animation in all forms of traditional media.
Featured in AIAF2003
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (18+)
Tim Tom
Romain Segaud, Cristel Pougeoise
Brilliant CGI story of two little men with notebook heads who are plagued by the animator's giant hand.
Country: France
Runtime: 5:35
Year: 2002
The Dog Who Was A Cat Inside
Siri Melchior
The dog who is a cat inside is a very special animal who hates itself and is rejected by others. How is this creature ever going to find happiness?
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:20
Year: 2002
The Chubb Chubbs
Eric Armstrong
2003 Academy award winner. Meeper tries valiantly to warn the patrons of the Ale-E-inn of impending danger, only to find himself face to face with the toughest creatures in the universe.
Country: United States
Runtime: 5:35
Year: 2002
A droite en entrant dans la quatrieme dimension
Fabien Le Gal, Julien Castillan, Fabrice Lacroix, Mathieu Pallet
Trapped inside his own wall, a man realises his only escape route is through one of his paintings.
Country: France
Runtime: 7:00
Year: 2002
Composer's Mess
Paul Rains
A frustrated composer struggling to write is sucked into his manuscript.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:25
Year: 2001
Getting In Position / Tengo La Posizione
Simone Massi
A solitary figure makes a silent, snowbound protest. He shall not be moved.
Country: Italy
Runtime: 4:00
Year: 2001
Au Bout Du Fil
Jerome Decock, Cecile Detez de la Dreve, Olivier Laneres, Melina Milcent
A prisoner in his cell transports himself mentally to other places, but each scenario is worse than before.
Country: France
Runtime: 4:55
Year: 2002
Animal Lovers / Tunderkek
Katalin Riedl
A petshop owner is intrigued by the curious buying habits of his faithful customers. One day he discovers how to double his turnover.
Country: Hungary
Runtime: 6:35
Year: 2002
Gravite
Frederic Gesquiere, Thierry Bassement, Alexandre Perard
The earth begins to move for two people. Is it love or gravity shifting?
Country: France
Runtime: 5:30
Year: 2002
Cane-Toad
Andrew Silke, David Clayton
A yobbo cane-toad learns the dangers of being one of Australia's less loved icons
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:55
Year: 2002
Buonomo - Bustaman
Mai Tominaga
Part of a series about pasta people. If you could buy a new face as easily as a fast-food hamburger, what would you do with your old one?
Country: Japan
Runtime: 6:10
Year: 2001
Early Bloomers
Kevin Johnson
From the maker's of The Chubb Chubb's comes a comical coming-of-age tale about an awkward, but adorable, tadpole just trying to fit in and keep up with his mischievous and playful friends.
Country: United States
Runtime: 3:45
Year: 2003
Sap
Hyun-Joo Kim
A young monk travels through the countryside in the search of enlightenment.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:45
Year: 2002
Mother Tongue
Susan Kim
A man receives an audio cassette from his family overseas. Their voices measure the real and imaginary distance between them.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 5:30
Year: 2002