Australian Panorama

One of our most important programs. It has been a great year for animating in Australia if this diverse collection of styles, genres and techniques is any indicator.
Featured in AIAF2009
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (18+)
Tipping Point
Peter Sweatman
A new arrival to a precarious island is powerless to stop the swaying, teetering expansion plans of the inhabitant.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 6:44
Year: 2008
Apple Of Iron
Rachel Walls
An awesome swirling montage of scratch, painted and altered live action footage set to music by Defektro Music Army.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 2:55
Year: 2008
Black Culture
John Power
Love the clothes, love the language, love the music, love the cool...what about the people?
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:13
Year: 2008
Factoids & Slapstick
Doug Bayne
Hey, if it's on the internet it must be true, right?
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:10
Year: 2008
Mutt
Glen Hunwick
A neglected dog just wants to play ball.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 7:08
Year: 2008
Be Famous And Die
Simon O'Carrigan
A Melburnian's monologue on the subjectivity and transience of fame and stone statues.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:28
Year: 2008
Born Into
Gerrard Russo
A beautiful conceptual essay on animated flight and movement.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:35
Year: 2008
Reach
Luke Randall
A tiny robot is given the gift of life with only one limitation - the length of his power cable.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:47
Year: 2008
The Roaring Tide
Laura Stitzel
A bunch of shipwrecked socialites entertain themselves in the roaring twenties.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:56
Year: 2008
Little Machine
Jody Cleaver
Toys and gadgets mechanically come together in cacophonous discord.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:37
Year: 2008
The Bronze Mirror
Susan Danta
When villagers accidentally happen upon a mirror for the first time, they mistake their own reflection for that of a stranger.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 7:02
Year: 2008
The Stressful Adventures Of Boxhead & Roundhead - Brothers In Arms
Elliot Cowan
Boxhead and Roundhead attempt to enjoy a peaceful Sunday morning.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:20
Year: 2008
Insectaesthesia
Paul Fletcher
Part visual music, part collage narrative, 'Insectaesthesia' is a distinctive mix of original electro acoustic sound and animated image.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:39
Year: 2008
Flip
Peter Allen
A young boy's absent-minded drawings come to life in this naively gory film. A glorious homage to Flipbook Theatre and packed full of very cool pulp fiction references.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 2:22
Year: 2008
The Not So Great Moment Before The Big Bang
Tobias Edwards, Nate Trapnell
What happens when flatulent aliens play dangerous games in an unstable universe?
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:08
Year: 2008
Gluteus Maximus
Mick Elliott
The epic animated tale of the man behind mankind's behind.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 3:54
Year: 2008
Ephemeral
Tony Radevski
A simple soft-drink can brings commuters together on the long, fractured journey home.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 11:19
Year: 2008
Dog With Electric Collar
Steve Baker
A sticky end is in store for this dog owner who buys an electric collar.
Country: Australia
Runtime: 4:39
Year: 2008