International Program #1 (2006)

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

Featured in AIAF2006
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
McLaren's Negatives
Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre

An engaging, enlightening, animated tribute to one of animation's greatest - Norman McLaren.

Runtime: 10:00
Year: 2006
Anne Laure Totaro

Mother Nature stirs a swirling sepia soup, in which whole worlds drift, float and sink.

Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2005
Who I Am And What I Want
David Shrigley, Chris Shepherd

Pete lives in the woods and may or may not be normal. A world of startling, ingenious insanity!

United Kingdom
Runtime: 6:00
Year: 2005
A Long Day Of Mr Calpaccio
Uruma Delvi

An exhausting depiction of the frantic hustle, bustle and mania of the 9-6 business world.

Runtime: 7:27
Year: 2005
Headache Hotel
Karen Cheung

Ever had something you just couldn't get out of your head? And how did it get there in the first place.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:15
Year: 2005
Geza Toth

The maestro and his persistent mechanical assistant prepare for an all-important performance.

Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2004
Alexandre Bayle

From sound comes illumination. An elegant celebration of the simple things in our everyday world.

Runtime: 5:00
Year: 2005
An Unusual Circumstance
Hung Lin

An insightful and slightly surreal look at the way one young girl reacts to bullies in her school.

Runtime: 2:30
Year: 2005
Tragic Story With Happy Ending
Regina Pessoa

A superb & stunning film. A lesson in accepting difference in others and accepting it in oneself.

Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2005
Run Wrake

1950's style stickers perform a twisted fairytale about an idol found in the belly of a rabbit.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 8:30
Year: 2005
Element Of Light
Richard Reeves

A fireworks display of bright lights and sound, evoking headlights, explosions and candles.

Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2004
Life In Transition
John R. Dilworth

A vivid menagerie of surrealist characters set loose from a collection of Dali canvasses.

United States
Runtime: 4:10
Year: 2005
At The Quinte Hotel
Bruce Alcock

A vibrant, laconic visualisation of Al Purdy's poem about an impromptu reading at the Quinte Hotel.

Runtime: 3:38
Year: 2005