International Program #2 (2007)

Your big picture view of the international animation scene through an eclectic collection of recently released short animated works.

Featured in AIAF2007
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
Kristian Andrews

A simple idea brilliantly executed. A single line drawing capturing the big and little details of the humble bus ride.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:12
Year: 2006
El Paguey
Ramon Paris, Maria Castillo

Unusual to say the least! The desparate attempts of a man being swept down a river are captured in a kind of elegant, animated ballet.

Runtime: 3:25
Year: 2006
En Tus Brazos
FX Goby, Edouard Jouret, Matthieu Landour

A deco infused, tango spectacular. Jorge Moreno, tango dancer of the century, finds some special inspiration after an accident.

Runtime: 5:14
Year: 2006
Adam Bailey

The appliances are coming out to play. Two minutes of pure fun.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:22
Year: 2006
Stephanie Brotchie, Chris Pahlow, Maia Tarrell

A series of fraught tales - large, small, embarrassing and occassionally pornagraphic.

Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2006
Little Dog Turpie
Ben Mars

Very bold, vibrant 'wood cut look' styled film featuring a very special little dog. A film that took us two years to track down.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:00
Year: 2004
Come Rain or Shine
Lucy Izzard

A (not so) tongue and cheek take on the ups and downs of British weather.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:32
Year: 2007
Do You Mind?
David Myriam

Out where an imagination is allowed to gracefully dance free there is a world of ever changing stylesand details.

Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2006
Not The End
Clemens Steiger

Freddy has just ended an affair, but the cactus on the balcony ledge still requires tending. A prickly tale of astronauts and wilted love.

Runtime: 10:06
Year: 2006
Lost In Snow
Vladimir Leschiov

One man's quiet day fishing through a hole in the ice is disrupted (to say the least) by the unannounced arrival of a cosmonaut.

Runtime: 7:30
Year: 2007
Simon Cuisinier, Damien Bapst, Dan Creteur

A slapstick cops and robbers chase around a fairground complete with a man in a chicken suit and a house of mirrors.

Runtime: 6:47
Year: 2007
Dan Grey, Tom Brown

One very strange little boy's explanation of how and why he arrived at school without any clothes on.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:01
Year: 2006
Guei-Ling Shin

The hand of the animator guides us through this sand animated underwater world.

Runtime: 2:15
The Adventures Of John And John
Will Bishop Stevens

Two John's don't always think better than one - especially when one of them invents a machine to extract the thoughts of the other.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:11
Year: 2006