International Program #2

The International Programs are the backbone of the festival line-up. Don't look for themes, there aren't any. There's every style, every technique, every genre. Drawn from a global call for entries, they are a set of headlights illuminating the current state of the international indie and auteur animation scene worldwide.
Featured in AIAF2013
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (15+)
When The Sun Turns Into Juice When The Sun Turns Into Juice
Steven Woloshen
Animation in the purest, most organic sense - vivid imagery hand painted directed onto filmstock perfectly synchronised to lost classic soundtrack.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 1:25
Year: 2011
Solipsist Solipsist
Andrew Huang
A rupture of entanglements swarm and squirm into a herd of divine spectacle.
Country: United States
Runtime: 10:05
Year: 2012
The Hungry Boy The Hungry Boy
Cem Kurttulus, Jake Nelson
Post-punk cubism seasoned with a pinch or two of erotica/porn form a canvas on which a number of appetites are splashed.
Country: United States
Runtime: 4:53
Year: 2011
Crazy For It Crazy For It
Yutaro Kubo
A crazed blizzard of imagery supercharging a variety of moving bodies ahead of its crest.
Country: Japan
Runtime: 3:37
Year: 2012
Slope Slope
Guadalupe Labaka, Nicolas Sanchez
"One step at a time" is a fine mantra unless it's you trying to pull a wheelless cart up a hill after your partners' head explodes.
Country: Argentina
Runtime: 4:57
Year: 2011
7596 Frames 7596 Frames
Martin Georgiev
On the face of a planet far, far away from here, surface creatures fight for survival in the face of a high speed aerial rock-storm that screeches just above their heads.
Country: Bulgaria
Runtime: 4:50
Year: 2012
Light Water Glass Light Water Glass
Meghana Bisineer
In this, animation is the gracefully evolving veil through which a simple, unchanging reality is viewed or masked depending on your perspective.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:12
Year: 2011
Wind Wind
Robert Lobel
Wind can be a nutty friend, a challenging protector or a wily, invisible predator. But how is it generated?
Country: Germany
Runtime: 3:48
Year: 2012
Splash Splash
Nicolas Avon, Chloe Deneuve, Simon Diebold, Jerome Ferra, Lucile Vampouille
Love the simple, witty, illogical ingenuity of Goniodsky's films.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:51
Year: 2012
Widow Caillou Widow Caillou
Agnes Patron
About as good as this style of animation gets! A film of astounding - and yet richly understated - atmospheric beauty.
Country: France
Runtime: 7:35
Year: 2011
12 Drawings A Day 12 Drawings A Day
Denis Chapon
You do 12 drawings a day for long enough and sooner or later you wind up with a pretty impressive animated film.
Country: Denmark
Runtime: 3:59
Year: 2012
Why Elephants Why Elephants
Marko Mestrovic
A ring-side seat on a truly weird world overseen by a couple of chest players pondering why one of them can only draw elephants.
Country: Croatia
Runtime: 8:01
Year: 2012
Toto Toto
Zbigniew Czapla
An exuberant feast-for-the-eyes. Painted animation of a richness, complexity and rawness that saturates the viewer and draws them into its world.
Country: Poland
Runtime: 12:02
Year: 2013
The Chase The Chase
Philippe Gamer
Running from everybody, this girl-power posse carve up and then cave in the city as they blast through all the defences on the way to freedom.
Country: France
Runtime: 4:40
Year: 2012