International Program #2 (2018)

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 AIAF2018
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
The Ogre
Laurene Braibant

A gentle, insecure giant tries to mask his true self behind a facade of consumption but one day a banquet shatters the veneer.

Runtime: 9:41
Year: 2016
The Battle Of San Romano
Georges Schwizgebel

Schwizgebel brings his magic to this animated adaptation of the Paolo Uccello triptych depicting an infamous 15th century battle outside Naples.

Runtime: 2:26
Year: 2017
Nothing Happens
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot

On the cold outskirts of town, something is about to happen. In our own way we are all waiting for something to happen.

Runtime: 11:46
Year: 2017
Moczarkski's Case
Tomasz Siwinski

In post WW2 Poland, Kazimierz Moczarkski is jailed with the SS officer he tried to assassinate - both enemies of the new state.

Runtime: 5:15
Year: 2016
Michal Socha

A captive mind attempts to break free of the confines of a dungeon of its own making into the colourful void of open space.

Runtime: 6:00
Year: 2017
Olga Makarchuk

Below every surface is another world with its own rules, rulers and inhabitants all looking to find their way and to understand.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2017
Kane Grose

A cup of tea, a quick spin of the head and perhaps you will solve the puzzle.

Runtime: 3:55
Year: 2017
Little Star
Etienne Baillieu

The truth is out there somewhere. Looking for it is probably a worthy start but everybody lives within a different version.

Runtime: 4:05
Year: 2017
Chromosome Sweetheart
Honami Yano

Breaking up. The turmoil of the split, the magnetic pull of reconciliation, the chance to explore a new life.

Runtime: 4:54
Year: 2017
Infinity Hotel
Neely Goniodsky

You may stay as long as you wish but every time a new guest arrives, everybody must move along one to the next room.

Runtime: 3:51
Year: 2017
Nikita Diakur

An astonishing deep-dive into a stunning post-beauty world that could only be created by harnessing the power of CG animation.

Runtime: 11:54
Year: 2017