International Program #2 (2017)

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+ films competing for your love. 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. Be the first to experience these beautiful films on the big screen!

Featured in AIAF2017
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Magoo Opening
Deep Dawda

A glorious piece of retro digital ballet to get things rolling in style.

Runtime: 1:16
Year: 2014
Layla Atkinson

The trace of war can never be persuaded to leave the memory of those who experienced it up close.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:25
Year: 2016
Linus Stetter, Viktor Stickel, Iring Freytag

The harshest of struggles renders a will to survive that eventually unfurls the inner child.

Runtime: 9:12
Year: 2015
Dead Ahead
Donal O'Keeffe

The camping trip probably seemed like a great idea at the time. What could possibly go wrong?

Runtime: 1:37
Year: 2016
Luis Lucas

A brilliant example of the place animation and architecture meet, entwine and then fracture.

Runtime: 3:30
Year: 2015
The Follies Of M
Dashiell Silva

The follies of M know no earthly, remotely sane bounds.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 11:19
Year: 2016
For Ray
Heidi Stokes

A beautifully crafted recreation of a special moment that may have saved a life.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:07
Year: 2016
Escape from Cubeworld
Gabor Korodi

An intensely colourful, crammed world in constant metamorphosis.

Runtime: 1:38
Year: 2016
A Perdre Haleine
Lea Krawczyk

Sometimes you just have to let the music take you over.

Runtime: 4:16
Year: 2016
Etienne Kompis, Fela Bellotto

An extraordinary journey from and to an extraordinary destination.

Runtime: 3:32
Year: 2016
Night Walk
Neely Goniodsky

An elegantly abstracted voyage through an evolving world of painterly movement.

United States
Runtime: 3:23
Year: 2016
Service Magique
Dylan Glynn

He just wants his wallet back - that's it. And he can see it right there. But there are rules regarding such things.

Runtime: 3:46
Year: 2016
The Waves
Oscar Lewis

You can never get used to a feeling that is always moving. Like watching a storm from the inside of a house.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:37
Year: 2016
Winter Love
Isabel Herguera

A thoughtful meditation on the natural forces that bind all creatures together under the blanket of winter.

Runtime: 7:44
Year: 2015
Waiting for The New Year
Vladimir Leschiov

The passage of seasons is a simplest of all things but is lived differently by different people.

Runtime: 8:10
Year: 2016