International Program #1

The International Programs are the backbone of the whole AIAF mission. Your up-to-date snapshot of the world's independent animation scene. The freshest new shorts taken from the 4,000+ that entered (a smashing new record folks!!) 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. Step right up - get 'em while they're hot!
Featured in AIAF2016
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (15+)
DDWIWDD-Dan Deacon 'When I Was Done Dying' DDWIWDD-Dan Deacon 'When I Was Done Dying'
Dave Hughes
Nine animators create an extreme set of 'space-shifting' sequences in the process of generating this music video.
Country: United States
Runtime: 5:53
Year: 2015
Velodrool Velodrool
Sander Joon
A nicotine addicted cyclist in a race against time finds the pathway to the finish line littered with a plethora of peculiar obstacles.
Country: Estonia
Runtime: 6:11
Year: 2015
Orange Orange
Juan Salas
A boat with a boot sailing through an ocean of orange hair on the head of a madman who eats all the fish. It's a pretty wild ride.
Country: Venezuela
Runtime: 2:59
Year: 2014
Glove Glove
Alexa Haas, Bernardo Britto
A doco of sorts. The story of a glove which/who may live and travel forever after becoming separated from an orbiting space station.
Country: United States
Runtime: 5:45
Year: 2015
Who Will Pay The Bill Who Will Pay The Bill
Daniel Nocke
If you think modern life is like a jungle and the laws of economic evolution favour the strongest, you might be right.
Country: Germany
Runtime: 3:47
Year: 2015
The Guardian The Guardian
Alessandro Novelli
Based on Kafka's 'The Trial' this imaginatively drafted film uses every drop of the power that elegant black & white animation offers.
Country: Spain
Runtime: 4:52
Year: 2015
Parade Parade
Digna van der Put
Parades come in all shapes and sizes. They run the entire gamut of costumed pageantry. Anyone can parade - even those who shouldn't.
Country: Netherlands
Runtime: 4:13
Year: 2015
Uuuuuu Uuuuuu
David Delafuente
Sometimes the best thoughts come to you at 3am. Against the black of night, simple white lines push those thoughts into bright relief.
Country: United States
Runtime: 4:00
Year: 2015
In Your Eyes In Your Eyes
Julien Arnal
The reflections of a man forever marked by war who, instead of dying one night as might have been his fate, simply lost his body instead.
Country: France
Runtime: 6:04
Year: 2015
Unhappy Happy Unhappy Happy
Peter Millard
A courageously structured film looking at the gaps between happiness and it's flipside twin. Don't expect continuum.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:03
Year: 2015
Alosis Alosis
Georgios Cherouvim
The world is changing fast and the army of men in black suits may or may not be here to help.
Country: Greece
Runtime: 2:47
Year: 2015
Vitreous Vitreous
Robert Seidel
Very aptly described as a riotously coloured nine piece virtual sculpture resembling "a Rorschach test on acid".
Country: Germany
Runtime: 3:27
Year: 2015
Go To City Ele Go To City Ele
Wenyu Lee
Being different can cast you into a lonely place in a world that values the comforts of conformity. But tides turn and all things change.
Country: China
Runtime: 9:20
Year: 2015