International Program #1

Your big picture view of the international animation scene through an eclectic collection of recently released short animated works.
Featured in AIAF2006
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (18+)
McLaren's Negatives
Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre
An engaging, enlightening, animated tribute to one of animation's greatest - Norman McLaren.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 10:00
Year: 2006
Soup
Anne Laure Totaro
Mother Nature stirs a swirling sepia soup, in which whole worlds drift, float and sink.
Country: France
Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2005
Who I Am And What I Want
David Shrigley, Chris Shepherd
Pete lives in the woods and may or may not be normal. A world of startling, ingenious insanity!
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 6:00
Year: 2005
A Long Day Of Mr Calpaccio
Uruma Delvi
An exhausting depiction of the frantic hustle, bustle and mania of the 9-6 business world.
Country: Japan
Runtime: 7:27
Year: 2005
Headache Hotel
Karen Cheung
Ever had something you just couldn't get out of your head? And how did it get there in the first place.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:15
Year: 2005
Maestro
Geza Toth
The maestro and his persistent mechanical assistant prepare for an all-important performance.
Country: Hungary
Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2004
Walking
Alexandre Bayle
From sound comes illumination. An elegant celebration of the simple things in our everyday world.
Country: France
Runtime: 5:00
Year: 2005
An Unusual Circumstance
Hung Lin
An insightful and slightly surreal look at the way one young girl reacts to bullies in her school.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 2:30
Year: 2005
Tragic Story With Happy Ending
Regina Pessoa
A superb & stunning film. A lesson in accepting difference in others and accepting it in oneself.
Country: Portugal
Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2005
Rabbit
Run Wrake
1950's style stickers perform a twisted fairytale about an idol found in the belly of a rabbit.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 8:30
Year: 2005
Element Of Light
Richard Reeves
A fireworks display of bright lights and sound, evoking headlights, explosions and candles.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2004
Life In Transition
John R. Dilworth
A vivid menagerie of surrealist characters set loose from a collection of Dali canvasses.
Country: United States
Runtime: 4:10
Year: 2005
At The Quinte Hotel
Bruce Alcock
A vibrant, laconic visualisation of Al Purdy's poem about an impromptu reading at the Quinte Hotel.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 3:38
Year: 2005