International Program #3 (2016)

The International Programs are the backbone of the whole AIAF mission. Your up-to-date snapshot of the world's independent animation scene. The freshest new shorts taken from the 4,000+ that entered (a smashing new record folks!!) 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. Step right up - get 'em while they're hot!

Featured in AIAF2016
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Phantom City
Patrick Jenkins

A hand-painted opus laced with noir. A woman with a mysterious suitcase and a man in pursuit - just one of the tales in the Phantom City.

Runtime: 6:28
Year: 2015
Daniel Suljic

What value does privacy have when it is happily gifted to the ether for often little more than a handful of digital magic beans.

Runtime: 6:15
Year: 2015
Face Myself
Yuki Koyama

The world can be unkind but there are escape hatches everywhere that lead to peace and beauty.

Runtime: 2:55
Year: 2015
David Stumpf

A drunk sheriff isn't much use in this lawless town - and neither is his wooden horse. Lucky the chicken is keeping an eye on things.

Runtime: 4:45
Year: 2015
Black Seed
Francesco Rosso

The safe interior of the home is actually riven with potential breech points. The window, the TV, a squawking raven - even the door.

Runtime: 6:40
Year: 2014
Einar Baldvin

Clown, clown, gorilla, maniac, zombie duck, ha ha ha, satanic meltdown - repeat!

United States
Runtime: 2:37
Year: 2015
Lin Zhang

Somewhere on a still ocean the future of the music and the helium to keep the whole edifice afloat find their balance.

Runtime: 4:50
Year: 2015
Sillon 672
Bastien Dupriez

A gently relentless visual beat mustering colour and motion to drive the viewer deep into the groove of vinyl.

Runtime: 4:24
Year: 2015
The Whale In The Room
Tara Mercedes Wood

Lurking in every imagination, hiding in every meeting place, laying in wait on the perimeter of every thought and conversation is a whale.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 7:27
Year: 2015
Jocie Juritz

Life - that master of our every living moment - pulls and tugs at us until our fault lines tear.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:26
Year: 2015
Life With Herman H. Rott
Chintis Lundgren

Take the old Odd Couple idea - steroid it up for fun, throw in a dog with problems and a cat with problems with those problems. Push play.

Runtime: 11:07
Year: 2015