International Program #2 (2013)

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 (M)
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.

Runtime: 1:25
Year: 2011
Andrew Huang

A rupture of entanglements swarm and squirm into a herd of divine spectacle.

United States
Runtime: 10:05
Year: 2012
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.

United States
Runtime: 4:53
Year: 2011
Crazy For It
Yutaro Kubo

A crazed blizzard of imagery supercharging a variety of moving bodies ahead of its crest.

Runtime: 3:37
Year: 2012
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.

Runtime: 4:57
Year: 2011
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.

Runtime: 4:50
Year: 2012
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.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:12
Year: 2011
Robert Lobel

Wind can be a nutty friend, a challenging protector or a wily, invisible predator. But how is it generated?

Runtime: 3:48
Year: 2012
Nicolas Avon, Chloe Deneuve, Simon Diebold, Jerome Ferra, Lucile Vampouille

Love the simple, witty, illogical ingenuity of Goniodsky's films.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:51
Year: 2012
Widow Caillou
Agnes Patron

About as good as this style of animation gets! A film of astounding - and yet richly understated - atmospheric beauty.

Runtime: 7:35
Year: 2011
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.

Runtime: 3:59
Year: 2012
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.

Runtime: 8:01
Year: 2012
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.

Runtime: 12:02
Year: 2013
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.

Runtime: 4:40
Year: 2012