International Program #2

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 (M)
Sayonara
Eric Bates
With the island sinking and the car ready to float off, it's time to say sayonara to the big turtle.

Japan
Runtime: 3:36
Year: 2011
My... My...
Lei Lei
A crazy-cool cascading collage of colourful imagery - and pants.

China
Runtime: 4:32
Year: 2011
En Parties
Hugo Bravo
Modern deco blended with post modern cubism - coming to screen near you.

France
Runtime: 3:45
Year: 2011
Luminaris
Juan Pablo Zaramella
We owe McLaren much. A day in the life of an army of stylish light-bulb factory workers.

Argentina
Runtime: 6:12
Year: 2011
La Detente
Bertrand Bey, Pierre Ducos
War is hell - even for an army of balloon heads on a candy coloured mission.

France
Runtime: 8:08
Year: 2010
Mighty Antlers
Sune Reinhardt
A midnight, forest road encounter turns antler satanic.

Denmark
Runtime: 4:32
Year: 2011
About Killing The Pig
Simone Massi
The rural life is often full of harsh, simple, beautiful truths and the most natural of realities.

Italy
Runtime: 6:22
Year: 2011
Montego
Chintis Lundgren
Journey down a train track, past an elegant cocktail and press the button to enter the death department.

Estonia
Runtime: 11:23
Year: 2011
Out On A Limb
Falk Schuster
An elegant look into the simple, competitive world of birds and the resting places they try and share.

Germany
Runtime: 5:04
Year: 2011
Jack And Chuck
Alexandre Chaudret, Maureen Kressmann, Thomas Crepin
What devil's pact would you make? Would you swap your tongue for the chance of a much greater literary voice.

France
Runtime: 6:37
Year: 2011
The Making Of Longbird
Will Anderson
A chance to go deep inside the mystery. What does it take to tame an animated character and make a great film?

United Kingdom
Runtime: 15:18
Year: 2011