Animation Nations 1

94 minuten

Can’t get enough of top-notch animation? Look no further. The International Short Film Festival compiled two striking programs with the very best animation made this year. All masterpieces in a wide range of styles: from colorful watercolor paintings to detailed stop-motion animation to pencil sketches that grow into wonderful drawings. With films from Estonia to Canada, from China to Switzerland, this year the Animation Nations is truly a United Nations of Animation.

This compilation contains the following short films:

  • La Cage

    Jean-Baptiste Marchand :: France :: 4 min. :: 2018

    Mister Pic lives in an elevator. Bad news for Mrs Houbs, who now has to carry her groceries up the stairs. Enough is enough, but who will prevail?

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  • Good Intentions

    Anna Mantzaris :: United Kingdom :: 8 min. :: 2018

    After a young woman has committed a hit and run, the memories of her crime continue to torture her.

    Animatie
  • Sous le cartilage des côtes

    Bruno Tondeur :: Belgium :: 13 min. :: 2018

    Pierre is dying. His heart creaks, he has trouble sleeping, his lungs have been damaged by smoking. All signs point to a terminal illness, according to doctor Google that is.

    Animatie
  • A Double Life

    Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins & Marieke Blaauw :: Netherlands :: 3 min. :: 2018

    Two lovers disagree on what it means to be a man or woman. What starts out as an innocent game of dress up turns into something very different.

    Animatie
  • Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves

    Chintis Lundgren :: Estonia :: 18 min. :: 2019

    Toomas’s life is turned upside down when he loses his job as an engineer. In order to support his family, he tries to earn some money by working as a gigolo, behind his wife’s back.

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  • Selfies

    Claudius Gentinetta :: Switzerland :: 3 min. :: 2018

    Beach holidays, pregnancies, even visits to the bathroom - there is nothing we don’t document or take selfies of. We’ve seen it all! And yet we don’t see much at all.

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  • Entre Sombras

    Alice Guimarães, Mónica Santos :: France, Portugal :: 13 min. :: 2018

    Imagine if you could deposit your heart at the bank, to prevent yourself from falling in love. Natalia isn’t sure what to do with hers but is happy to help Daniel find his missing heart.

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  • Eli

    Nate Milton :: United States :: 11 min. :: 2019

    Through melodic patterns Eli discovers the big mechanisms behind cosmic coherence. However, the doctors at his psychiatric institution do not fully agree with his baffling theories.

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  • A Bus

    Wenyu Li :: China :: 6 min. :: 2018

    A Chinese bus drives from point A to point B. A combination of unexpected obstacles and a crowd of people turns the trip into a challenging adventure.

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  • Albatross Soup

    Winnie Cheung :: United States :: 7 min. :: 2019

    A man leaves a boat and walks into a restaurant. He orders albatross soup, has a taste, pulls out his gun and kills himself. Why did he take his own life?

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