International Competition III

Director:
Various
Length:
80 min
Year:
2014-2015
Country:
Various
Subtitles:
ENG
Screening:
  • 22.11 at 18:00 Artis 2
  • 20.11 at 15:00 Sõprus

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Synopsis

The Animated Dreams 2015 Official Competition brings together films less than two years old from various continents of the world. Films from Taiwan, Israel, South Korea and from closer European neighbours. A handpicked selection of films represents an overview of short films currently making the rounds on the international festival circuit. Some of them have already won top prizes: others are still waiting for recognition and for titles.

HEWHOATETHEEYEHE WHO ATE THE EYE OF A FISH

France 2014, 8’
DIR, PROD: Alice Saey

He Who Ate the Eye of a Fish traces the surrealistic journey of an anonymous character who bites off more than he can chew.

A COAT MADE DARKA COAT MADE DARK

Ireland 2015, 10’
DIR: Jack O’Shea
PROD: Damien Byrne

Two burglars strike it rich after stealing a mysterious coat with pockets containing an impossible fortune.

HIDEANDSEEKHIDE AND SEEK

Taiwan 2015, 5’
DIR, PROD: Eartha Lin

The girl’s fear of her mother’s disease and the quandary of their role make their relationship uncertain. They are close yet sometimes so far away from each other, as if playing hide and seek.

FUGUEFORCELLOFUGUE FOR CELLO, TRUMPET AND LANDSCAPE

Poland 2014, 18’
DIR, PROD: Jerzy Kucia

Music, sound and imagery surround and enhance each other in this journey through the seasons of the Polish landscape.

BOTTOMFEEDERSBOTTOM FEEDERS

USA 2015, 3’
DIR, PROD: Matt Reynolds

Divided by a barrier of fog, two disparate species fight to adapt and survive in a deliciously unsympathetic world.

DARKMIXERDARK MIXER

Japan 2014, 5’
DIR, PROD: Hirotoshi Iwasaki

A short loop animation. The concept of transformation. The idea is to take everyday things and dump them into the Mixer to create something that is unfamiliar to us. It may lead us to look at everyday life in a different way.

BENCHESBENCHES NO. 0458

Russia 2015, 6’
DIR, PROD: Ivan Maximov

Some absurd situations around the park benches with a lot of different characters.

THEMASTERTHE MASTER

Estonia 2015, 18’
DIR: Riho Unt
PROD: Nukufilm

Popi, the dog, and Huhuu, the monkey, await the return of their Master until one day they realize he isn’t coming back. Based on the short story Popi and Huhuu by Friedebert Tuglas.

CARFACECARFACE

Canada 2015, 5’
DIR: Claude Cloutier
PROD: National Film Board of Canada

A whirling, twirling automotive waltz to the tune of Que Sera, Sera. A sumptuous festival of destruction. Let the games begin!

SWEETTALKSWEET TALK

Canada 2014, 1’30’’
DIR: Esteban Azuela
PROD: National Film Board of Canada

A playful and satirical film about the cynicism in media fabricated by the collusion of companies and governments. It is also a tribute to the adrenaline felt when going downhill on wheels.