International Program #1 (2011)

The engine room; the whole kit-and-caboodle! Three programs featuring the very best and the very latest short, animated films from all around the world. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene.

Featured in AIAF2011
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
White Hair
Yuka Takeda

The sudden discovery of a single white hair triggers an episode of obsession and denial.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:27
Year: 2010
Love And Theft
Andreas Hykade

A beautifully crafted piece of over-caffeinated, morphing, animated madness.

Runtime: 6:42
Year: 2009
Cristobal Leon, Niles Atallah, Joaquin Cocina

Lucia remembers the summer in which she fell in love with Luis. Poor, sweet Lucia.

Runtime: 4:00
Year: 2008
The Origin Of Creatures
Floris Kaayk

In this dark parable of a post-catastrophic world, a colony of mutilated limbs emerges in an ultimately doomed attempt to create a new form of randomly co-operative beings.

Runtime: 11:44
Year: 2009
Andy Kennedy

A meditation on motion and the life cycle of matter, animated hands-on in soft clay on a spin cycle.

United States
Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2010
Das Tub
James Cunningham

Lost in the murky depths of a strange ocean, a German U-boat crew find themselves on a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom.

New Zealand
Runtime: 4:04
Year: 2010
The Briefcase man

A man, a briefcase, a horizon, a shaky pathway high above the ground.

Runtime: 5:08
Year: 2010
The Twin Girls Of Sunset Street
Marc Riba, Anna Solanas

Ointments, elixirs and poultices. Enriqueta and Ramoneta will attend your needs with discretion and reserve at Sunset St No 17A, Barcelona.

Runtime: 11:50
Year: 2010
Isabel Herguera

A visit to an Indian mental institution reminds Ines of the last days she spent with her friend Amar.

Runtime: 8:05
Year: 2010
The External World
David O'Reilly

A boy learns to play the piano - the hard way. Digital surrealism laced with abstract absurdities conjures up a universe that is difficult to explain or understand.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 22:27
Year: 2010