High School / Teen Program (2008)
These ain't kids films - it's a collection of the best films taken right out of the main international programs of the festival. This exclusive program has been put together for the benefit of High School students who would otherwise be unable to attend the full festival. Students will get to see a compilation of some of the best animations for just $5. This exclusive program has been put together for the benefit of High School students who would otherwise be unable to attend the full festival. Students will get to see a compilation of some of the best animations for just $5.
An over caffeinated avalanche of imagery dedicated to chronic non-starters of the world.
United KingdomRuntime: 4:45
Francois-Xavier Bologna, Theophile Bondoux, Lyonel Charmette, Vincent Le Ster
The years best entry in the "two angry old men in a vicious wheelchair chase" category.
Sure... having the ultimate shoes would be pretty cool but you can run the race without them.
United StatesRuntime: 3:00
|Killing The Fittest
It might be time to give cockroaches some respect - they might wind up outliving us. A super stylish look at the multi talented roach army that will inherit the earth.
Amael Isnard, Manuel Javelle, Clement Picon
A happy lab where the animals feed themselves into blenders, chop bits off and generally go about their loony experiments. The only unhappy one seems to be the monkey in charge.
A kind of digital Pythonesque landscape made up - and populated - entirely by hundreds upon hundreds of hands.
Love is blind, so the saying goes. And perhaps no love is blinder than a small boy who simply looks up to his Dad.
United KingdomRuntime: 4:30
Layer upon layer, our character gets parred down to his intrinsic essentials.
Gorgeously drawn in deep blue ink, this films perfectly captures the depth of the main character Paul, a man caught in a life not entirely of his own making.
United KingdomRuntime: 3:05
Hoh man! The dangers and various burdens of being one of the tastiest kids on the block.
South KoreaRuntime: 3:00
Sheldon Lieberman, Igor Coric
Utterly hilarious! This guy will have you rolling in the aisles until they fill up with glacier melt.
|Derriere la porte
Helene Canac, Gilles Brinkhuizen, Clement Bourdeleau
A kind of crossroads where gaming style and cool magazine graphic design meld with elements of music video culture and cutting edge digital animating.
Jean-Michel Drechsler, Matthieu Buchalski, Thierry Onillo
If Dali had been given a computer this is what he might have created. Is this the crazed inner visions of a mind exposed or a Clockwork Orange-like attempt to impose a different view on the mind's eye.
Giant ribbon bugs climb out of the gaps and begin a slithering, sliding takeover of the urban environment they have emerged from. A new order is not far away.
Jean-Julien Pous, Pierre Prinzbach
The shortest distance between two points is always a straight line. Everybody knows that - that's why everybody is running that same ol' straight line.