International Program #1 (2012)

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 AIAF2012
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Thierry Van Hasselt, Mylene Lauzon

A stunning opening film - a wonderous ride deep inside the velvet tsunami of paint-on-glass animation.

Runtime: 7:14
Year: 2011
Big House
Kristjan Holm

The Estonians do it again! Every house has a rhythm but this brings it out into the front yard.

Runtime: 10:36
Year: 2011
Luke Sault

They saw me as worthless coz I was trying to do things and failing all the time. It's a crowded landscape.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 2:36
Year: 2011
Butterfly Dream
Woonha Jang

Cleaning up the blood is only the first step. There's still the weird fridge to deal with.

United States
Runtime: 8:23
Year: 2011
Paul Stoll

A thilling fiesta of digital deconstruction turned up to 11.

Runtime: 2:47
Year: 2010
Neil Stubbings

Idiot delivery boy picks the wrong pyramid for a toilet stop.

Runtime: 2:59
Year: 2011
Alessandro Bavari

When two dichotomous and diametrically opposed realities meet and mix, we enter into the Metachaos.

Runtime: 8:30
Year: 2010
Joni Mannisto

When a red-cheeked boy flips the switch to insecticidal the bugs rise up for revenge.

Runtime: 7:16
Year: 2011
Africanus Okokon

An entrancing re-animated view of a ride home in the dark.

United States
Runtime: 3:50
Year: 2011
Stephen Irwin

A sad face, a dead bear, a subdued detective and a lemon enema.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:39
Year: 2011
How To Eat Your Apple
Erick Oh

Apple eating as a Daliesque spectacular spectator spectacle.

South Korea
Runtime: 1:29
Year: 2011
Thibault Chollet

An extravaganza of reconstruction starting with ships awash in the deep blue and ending in a solitary exit.

Runtime: 2:48
Year: 2011
Preferably Blue
Alan Dickson

Not everybody loves Santa - especially this Easter Bunny.

New Zealand
Runtime: 10:43
Year: 2010