International Program #2 (2010)

The engine room; the whole kit-and-caboodle! Three programs featuring the very best and the very latest short, animated films from all around the world. Every style, every genre, every technique. Your comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the international indie animation scene.

Featured in AIAF2010
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
The Bellies
Philippe Grammaticopoulos

In a very industrialised world, where humans only eat transgenic food, some plates make for surprising dishes.

Runtime: 16:38
Year: 2009
Ooioo "Sol"
Shoji Goto

Radical, puppet animation from one-man Japanese arts machine, Shoji Goto, who enigmatically describes his latest film as "the story of another valley of wind that the wing preaches".

Runtime: 2:40
Year: 2009
In The Air
Martinus Klemet

A miscommunication between the wolf and the humans leads to a sudden shift in the laws of gravity.

Runtime: 8:36
Year: 2009
Trolley Boy
Teemu Auersalo

Trolley Boy wonders when he lost the passion for his job. Could there be more to life than pushing shopping trolleys into stacks?

Runtime: 3:54
Year: 2009
Another Look Into
Rodolfo Pimenta, Nelson Fernandes

Perfect pixellation. A stroll through the park, a magic book, splashes of colour, flashes of inspiration.

Runtime: 4:21
Year: 2007
Nuvole, Mani
Simone Massi

I watch the hands of my father, the clouds of my mother: I see the passing of Time that colours us with the yellow of a flower.

Runtime: 8:05
Year: 2008
Atomic Hubbub
Stephen Irwin

Short but extremely helpful advice on how to survive an atomic bomb - just in case you find yourself caught in the epicenter of the blast.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 1:29
Year: 2009
Vincent Duponchel

Maybe we make our own luck - but sometimes dodgey African masks might just have something to do with it too.

Runtime: 4:15
Year: 2009
Mystery Music
Nicolas Mahler

Where does music come from? Where does it go to? What is it when it's not a bouncing dot or a log that has to be carried around? An elegant, understated inquiry into the origins of sounds.

Runtime: 5:24
Year: 2009
Mathieu Labaye

"So weird you're deprived of the ability to move, as I am, as many others are... in order to survive you need to reinvent movement" - Benoit Labaye.

Runtime: 9:27
Year: 2008
The Small Dragon
Bruno Collet

Where's Bruce Lee when you really, really need him?

Runtime: 8:15
Year: 2009