Australian animation turns up in festivals all over the world and is recognised for its diversity and inventiveness. This program showcases that diversity - every technique, genre and style imaginable; classic tales, documentaries, abstract and comedies. It's all here in this collection that will premiere here in Wagga Wagga before heading off for screenings around Australia and the world.
Featured in AIAF2008Program Type: Films
On a desert planet, a medieval jester unfolds his portable stage and compels his puppets to perform an old story of transformation.
Rich, varied and raw images from the tunnels under our feet. An energetic and edgy rendition of the underground.
It takes a special monkey to take on these sorts of missions. A monkey with the right stuff; a monkey that has the right pedigree. A monkey that knows which button to push. And which button not to push - oh yes, that's important too!
Dave Edwardz, Gareth Cowen
Punk fish that discover the haphazard joys of body piercing and the screaming crazy rides upwards to the blinding white light.
They say your 500th birthday is always the hardest. Professor Pebbles had hoped for a much more important role to play in hell than teaching basic evil to bored school kids. Is it his fault that he's a nice guy?
Igor Coric, Sheldon Lieberman
Utterly hilarious! This guy will have you rolling in the aisles until they fill up with glacier melt.
Having finished the last of his water, Kaulahun presses on into the wind in search of water, unaware that there is someone else in this desert keeping a watchful eye on him.
An animated reworking of the filmmaker's drawings which formed an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution.
|The Goat Who Ate Time
A gourmet goat with an appetite for more more more stumbles upon the ultimate morsel.
|Fish Getting Pissed On A Semi
Sometimes the title is all you really need to know.
|The Man With The Lonely Shadow
A new life emerges for a man as his shadow takes the lead.
A stunning technical achievement. Public transport isn't without its dangers .... but giant slobbering fish??