Best of International Student Animation
A selection of the best new student animation drawn from almost 100 grad reels from more than 20 countries. These films defy any notion of amateur status and showcase amazing competitive talent that demands attention and makes waves. And you are the jury - your vote determines the winner AND you go in the prize to win a DOUBLE Festival Pass to MIAF 2018.
Featured in AIAF2018Program Type: Films
It definitely looks like the insects are moving up the chain... rapidly!
|Words Are Things
Some day we'll be able to measure the power of words but in the meantime let's be careful about the words we use.
New ZealandRuntime: 1:15
The sky may be the limit but it's the ground that defines the descent.
A simple - and simply beautiful - visual poem drawing inspiration from the constellations.
United StatesRuntime: 1:30
|Crushed In Space
Ahhh, unrequited romance. You find it even amongst the asteroids.
United StatesRuntime: 5:51
|Good Bye To Okuba
It starts out looking like a battle to the death - man against monster, the very survival of the city at stake.
Thao Dan Nguyen Phan
We all want to be complete, some of us just have to work harder than others to get there.
United StatesRuntime: 3:19
|The Man With Birds
On a lonely mountain, a changing of the guard is getting underway.
|The Potion Controversy
It's a lesson most dictators take a long time to learn - and even then, they tend to learn the hard way.
United KingdomRuntime: 2:52
A dark, balletic battle for the very substance of two souls plays out in the space between them.
Sure, size isn't everything but it depends how big the difference is. Of course, being nimble has its advantages.
Calvin Xingpei Shen
What do we see when we look in the mirror and what do we imagine when we look beyond it.
United StatesRuntime: 6:30
An alternative take on the birth of our moon and what one woman lost in the process of creating it.
In a world on a constant war-footing, the power of beauty and the need for permanent vigilance constantly intertwine.
"Secrets are such ugly, poisonous seeds hiding in the pit of your brain."
United KingdomRuntime: 2:48
Everything is not quite as squared away on the floor as it seems on down at the tile shop.
Talk about ya inmates taking over the asylum!!