International Program #1

The engine room; the whole kit-and-caboodle! Three programs featuring the very best and the very latest short, animated films from all around the world. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene.
Featured in AIAF2012
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (15+)
Alright Alright
Thierry Van Hasselt, Mylene Lauzon
A stunning opening film - a wonderous ride deep inside the velvet tsunami of paint-on-glass animation.
Country: France
Runtime: 7:14
Year: 2011
Big House Big House
Kristjan Holm
The Estonians do it again! Every house has a rhythm but this brings it out into the front yard.
Country: Estonia
Runtime: 10:36
Year: 2011
Crowded Crowded
Luke Sault
They saw me as worthless coz I was trying to do things and failing all the time. It's a crowded landscape.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:36
Year: 2011
Butterfly Dream Butterfly Dream
Woonha Jang
Cleaning up the blood is only the first step. There's still the weird fridge to deal with.
Country: United States
Runtime: 8:23
Year: 2011
Aussicht Aussicht
Paul Stoll
A thilling fiesta of digital deconstruction turned up to 11.
Country: Germany
Runtime: 2:47
Year: 2010
Stopover Stopover
Neil Stubbings
Idiot delivery boy picks the wrong pyramid for a toilet stop.
Country: Switzerland
Runtime: 2:59
Year: 2011
Metachaos Metachaos
Alessandro Bavari
When two dichotomous and diametrically opposed realities meet and mix, we enter into the Metachaos.
Country: Italy
Runtime: 8:30
Year: 2010
Swarming Swarming
Joni Mannisto
When a red-cheeked boy flips the switch to insecticidal the bugs rise up for revenge.
Country: Finland
Runtime: 7:16
Year: 2011
Passenger Passenger
Africanus Okokon
An entrancing re-animated view of a ride home in the dark.
Country: United States
Runtime: 3:50
Year: 2011
Moxie Moxie
Stephen Irwin
A sad face, a dead bear, a subdued detective and a lemon enema.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:39
Year: 2011
How To Eat Your Apple How To Eat Your Apple
Erick Oh
Apple eating as a Daliesque spectacular spectator spectacle.
Country: South Africa
Runtime: 1:29
Year: 2011
September September
Thibault Chollet
An extravaganza of reconstruction starting with ships awash in the deep blue and ending in a solitary exit.
Country: France
Runtime: 2:48
Year: 2011
Preferably Blue Preferably Blue
Alan Dickson
Not everybody loves Santa - especially this Easter Bunny.
Country: New Zealand
Runtime: 10:43
Year: 2010