Short films animation

Friday 13.10 22h30 Paderewski
Sunday 15.10 16h30 Cinématographe

Guide Dog

Bill Plympton, 2006, USA, 5 min 15, 35mm, couleur, sans parole
www.plymptoons.com
No need to introduce Bill Plympton anymore, nor his films. This disastrous guide dog will not be a disappointment. No doubt.

Guide Dog

Still Life

Gerald Vak, 2005, Autriche, 4 min 10, DVD, couleur, sans parole
gerald.vak(at)chello.at
A still life, but animated. Yep !

Bodega Bay School

J. Tobias Anderson, 2005, Suède, 5 min 29, DVcam, couleur, sans parole
www.geocities.com/tobiasanderson
The sequel of a classic of Sir Alfred, to which is missing the main ingredients. What feedback to give about this voluntary alteration ?

Bodega Bay School

Albino Santa Cop

Tom Priestley, 2005, Australie, 4 min 26, DVcam, couleur, anglais
www.offplanetfilms.com
Here’s what happens when we are a very bad policeman : we get what we deserve when the last judgement is approaching.

Albino Santa Cop

Damaged Gods

Don Best, 2004, Canada, 4 min 34, 16 mm, nb, sans parole
donibest(at)hotmail.com
Paranoic atmosphere for a hero who goes forward with no hope.

Damaged Gods

Tyger

Guilherme Marcondes, 2006, Brésil, 4 min 30, Betacam, couleur, sans parole
info(at)guiherme.tv

The worrying tiger goes by and a fresh breath goes through the city.

Tyger

An Archetipal Room

Phyllis Bulkin Lehrer, 2005, USA, 1 min 30, DVcam, couleur, anglais
Identity and fashion put into question on a slightly crissed material.

An Archetipal Room

Far West

Nieto, 2006, France, 4 min, Betacam, couleur, français
festivals(at)autourdeminuit.com
Little animation class which seriously hurts exactly when we don’t expect it.

Far West

Bendito Machine

2006, Jossie Malis Alvarez, Espagne, 4 min 40, Flash, couleur, sans parole
www.zumbakamera.com
Gods, enemy peoples, exploitation and ineluctable downfall. Powerful themes finely illustrated with cut-out paper and supported by two sole colours.

Bendito Machine

Boom Boom Boogie

Andy Leuenberger, 2005, Allemagne, 4min30, DVcam, sans parole
www.fiesfilm.com/boomboomboogie.html
All the fury of a battle put together in one soldier who transforms in a kill machine.

Boom Boom Boogie

Pre-selection Jury

Rune Eriksson, Erik Eriksson, 2006, Norvège, 5 min 50, Betacam, couleur, anglais
www.geocities.com/tanjetsfilms
The deep-seated flegmatism of Rune and Erik Eriksson put to the service of a few committee sessions of film selections very freely evoked.

Pre-selection Jury

Kontrol Eskape

Mat & Spon, 2005, France, 11 min, BétaSP, noir et blanc,  sans parole
festivals(at)autourdeminuit.com
Cold animation which dares go towards Metropolis and which comes out with its head held high, proud of its modest means.

Kontrol Eskape

Journey to West

Moto Sakakibara, 2006, USA, 1 min 22, Digital Data, couleur, anglais
www.spritee.com
Perfect animation pictures, loads of colours, a touch of humour which saves it all : welcome to Nirvana Land.

Journey to West

Making Pancakdes

Cecilia Lundqvist, 2005, Suède, 4 min 58, DVcam, noir et blanc, anglais
www.geocities.com/cecilia_lundqvist
Face-to-face between a man and a woman in an unbalanced relationship evoked by the absurd.

Making Pancakdes

Gender Trouble

Tom de Pekin, 2005, France, 4 min, DVcam, nb et rouge, anglais
tomdepekin(at)free.fr
On a music of the Flamming Pussy, animated search of a sexuality against normativity. A rallying cry to the thought of Queen.

[Translate to English:] Steakhouse

El Frauenfelder, 2005, Suisse / Finlande, 7 min 13, DVcam, couleur, sans parole
efrauenf(at)bluewin.ch
Trip to the West and its quarters for a little visit to the land of Rock’n’Roll.

[Translate to English:] Lodger: I love Death

Hannes Hàyhà, 2005, Grande-Bretagne, 3 min 40, betacam, couleur, sans parole
www.lodger.tv
A whole life in less than four minutes by a stylised character like many meaningless logos.

Lodger: I love Death