Best of International Student Animation (2016)

A collection of the best new student animation from some of the best schools in the world. These films defy any notion of amateur status and showcase amazing competitive talent that demands attention and makes waves. And YOU get to vote for the Best of the Best. Your votes will choose the film named "Best Student Film" at MIAF in JUNE and everybody who completes a voting form goes in the draw to win a Full MIAF 16 Pass with the lucky winner announced on Sunday night.

Featured in AIAF2016
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Switch Man
Hsun-Chun Chuang, Shao-Kuei Tung

The super-hero gig is a tough one - the hardest part is figuring out the proportions.

Runtime: 3:39
Year: 2015
Leek Soup
Jef Staut

Starting from scratch. Time, patience, ingredients, the right tools and a little athletic prowess.

Runtime: 3:19
Year: 2015
Sabine Volkert

A graceful, fluidly balletic journey through a different world.

Runtime: 2:49
Year: 2015
Photosynthetic Revelation
Maeva Jacques

A stunning, paint-on-glass 'moving-life' portrait of nature's bounty.

Runtime: 3:07
Year: 2015
Sun City
Qi-Dong Peng

The work is hard, the days are long, the sun beats down on these beasts of burden.

Runtime: 3:03
Year: 2015
Is It Just Me?
Jamie Kendall

Is it just me or is everything in the office breaking down and the world becoming an emptier space?

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:28
Year: 2015
Amy Wang

Nothing wrong with having dreams - especially when you know all you need is a balloon to lift you into them.

Runtime: 3:17
Year: 2015
Melis Balci, Ege Okal

A pitch-perfect indictment on the narcissistic bitch-speak that infests the cloistered art world.

Runtime: 5:22
Year: 2015
Natalia Krawczuk

They keep things in, they keep things out. They organise our environment and endow authority upon those who control them.

Runtime: 6:54
Year: 2015
About A Mother
Dina Velikovskaya

This mother sits at the centre of a complex little universe - one that relies on her ability to maintain its momentum.

Runtime: 7:20
Year: 2015
Hou Chia
Cheng-Yuan Chen

On a distant island there lives a herd of human animals who are all a visceral part of a singular, brutal food-chain.

Runtime: 5:02
Year: 2015
Muhammad Noor Irsyad B Yazid

Another day in the city, another fight to the death over the things the city doesn't want you to have.

Runtime: 4:02
Year: 2015
What They Believe
Shoko Hara

Anecdotes of ambiguous love and hope. A bizarrely assembled world

Runtime: 10:17
Year: 2016