International Program #3 (2019)

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 AIAF2019
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Nikita Diakur

The latest eye-popper from the master of 'glitch' animation revelling in the fearless sub-culture of extreme urban exploration.

Runtime: 2:55
Year: 2018
Hugo Ochoa

The process of animation is - when all is said and done - just a mechanical one.

Runtime: 3:00
Year: 2018
Papeton d'Aubergine
Elisa Labbe

She wants a cat and she ain't takin' no for an answer.

Runtime: 3:10
Year: 2018
Steven Subotnick

A loosely biographical recount of the animator's daughter battling the repetitive disciplines in learning ballet.

United States
Runtime: 4:30
Year: 2018
Bless You!
Paulina Ziolkowska

Ahh yes, the protocols of sneezing and nose-blowing in public - in glorious technicolour.

Runtime: 4:45
Year: 2017
About A Woman Who Wanted To Fly Away
Sasha Svirsky

A masterpiece of mayhem and montage harvesting a rich cache of ideas drawn from a uniquely Russian take on 'transhumanism'.

Runtime: 7:39
Year: 2018
How And Why Don Jose Dissipated
Moshe Ben-Avraham

Shazam! This one goes all the way through the looking glass and just keeps right on rolling without a backward glance.

Runtime: 12:38
Year: 2018
Paper Trail
Jake Fried

Too good to resist. Another one-minute magnum-opus vault through the imagination of Jake Fried.

United States
Runtime: 1:00
Year: 2017
Max Woodward

A smoothly stylish meditation on preparing to do something you love.

New Zealand
Runtime: 1:38
Year: 2018
Marcin Nowrotek

An exquisitely intricate work walking the tightrope between film as a record of reality and an abstracted visualisation of sound.

Runtime: 3:32
Year: 2017
Las Del Diente
Ana Perez Lopez

Women are still caught between having kids and keeping their careers but are the times changing?

United States
Runtime: 5:22
Year: 2018
The Brave Heart
Luca Schenato, Sinem Vardarli

Down in engine room it's all hands to the pump as a brave little heart leads the challenge to deal with a badly hungover body.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 9:51
Year: 2018
Finity Calling
Jasper Kuipers

An audacious piece of stop motion animation. When the fragile equilibrium in the group is broken, the results are explosive.

Runtime: 14:58
Year: 2018