Computer Animation Panorama

A selection of the best international work in digital animation.
Featured in AIAF2003
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
Fish Never Sleep
Gaelle Denis
Naoko is an insomniac. She works in her own sushi restaurant & lives close to the Tsukiji market, the biggest fish market in the world.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 6:00
Year: 2002
Le Deserteur
Aude Danset, Ludovic Savonniere, Olivier Coulon, Paolo De Lucia
A bird becomes the eyes for a man lost in a room overlooking a war torn village.

France
Runtime: 7:45
Year: 2001
Gone Fishin'
Christoph Simon
A witty and beautifully observed study of friendship. Two old men in a boat both manage, somehow, to lose their false teeth overboard.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:00
Year: 2001
Pigeon Island
Clare Davies
A magical place where plant, animal and human forms grow into one another.

Australia
Runtime: 4:40
Year: 2002
Carbon
Tim Shore
"Carbon is not anti-science, nor is it anti-human: it's about the ethical issues of cloning & the human animal's assumption that it can genetically alter a fellow animal with impunity."

United Kingdom
Runtime: 1:00
Year: 2001
L'Helicon
Benjamin Deyries, Mickael Lamiaux, Romain Truffaut, Tony Bodeux
A collection of circus freaks and performers set up camp in a paddock.

France
Runtime: 4:15
Year: 2002
De Profundis
Dora Keresztes
Reminiscent of cell division, these constantly changing images conjure the language of dreams.

Hungary
Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2002
Hello From Kislovodska
Dmitry Geller
Happiness can be a fragile thing - especially where romance is concerned.

Russia
Runtime: 12:15
Year: 2001
Picore / Pecking
Francois Bertin
A young man's life is taken over by the birds who come to stay.

France
Runtime: 3:40
Year: 2002
Neige De Chine
Fabrice Lagayette, Francois Le Bourg, Ngoc-Duy-Vu Le, Nicolas Monier
Deep in a mythical jungle, mysterious creatures begin to stir. A journey begins, a confrontation is just around the corner.

France
Runtime: 7:10
Year: 2002
Jaune
Catherine Loonis, Nathalie Morviller
A celebration of colour and the local market in Valenciennes.

France
Runtime: 4:00
Year: 2002
Extn 21
Lizzie Oxby
If only Orman could get through to his boss, everything could be resolved, but someone or something is intercepting his calls.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 9:00
Year: 2002
S Crash
Lindsay Cox, Victor Holder
An ambitious DJ who plays loud beats, an irritable neighbour: let the battles commence!

Australia
Runtime: 3:00
Year: 2001
Indigene / Indigenous
Alexandre Theil, Julien Vanhoenacker, Laurent Sauvage, Nicolas Chevallier
A hilarious rocket fuelled ride through the scorched earth landscape of a battle of wits played out on the savannah.

France
Runtime: 6:10
Year: 2002