Competition 4 Aug. 26 (sun)

And The Moon Stands Still

  • 2017/10'42"
  • Country:Belarus/Germany/U.S.A.
  • Directed/Distributed by: Yulia Ruditskaya
  • Produced by: David Lindner Leporda(Filmallee GmbH)
  • © Yulia Ruditskaya / Filmallee GmbH
The presence of the moon affects all under its glow. The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by its radiance. Based on the tale “The Witcher” by Alexey Tosltoy.

Yellow Rose

  • 2017/3'47"
  • Country:Australia
  • Directed/Produced by: Xin Li
  • © xinlianimation
East Meets West. Pop songs influenced by Chinese poetry and art, performed on 3 western classical instruments. The music video Yellow Rose is about coming home, identity, cultural homecoming. About yearning, like a mother being with a child or connecting.

Wrong Path

  • 2017/5'03"
  • Country:France
  • Directed/Produced by: Francois Vogel(Drosofilms)
  • Distributed by: Mikhal Bak
  • © Drosofilms
A man on the side of a road declares he wants to take a 'break' from civilization. He then slides among the cars and finally finds himself in the open sea. 'Wrong Path' is a performance shot in accelerated rate (time-lapse) in which the rising tide takes on the appearance of rising waters.

Squaring the circle

  • 2018/4'49"
  • Country:Poland
  • Directed by: Karolina Specht(Polish National Film School in Lodz)
  • Produced by: Agata Golanska(Polish National Film School in Lodz)
  • Distributed by: KFF Sales& Promotion
At a glance, it seems that SQUARE lives among chaos and endless changes. But next, we can notice that the systems in which he functions, are constantly repeated, introduce a routine, hypnotize without allowing any movement.


  • 2018/7'21"
  • Country:Croatia/France
  • Directed by: Veljko Popovic(Lemonade 3D / Krupni kadar)
  • Produced by: Milivoj Popovic(Lemonade 3D / Krupni kadar), Veljko Popovic(Lemonade 3D/ Krupni kadar), Patrick Hernandez(Bagan Films), Lado Skorin(3D2D Animatori)
  • Distributed by: Vanja Andrijevic(Bonobostudio)
  • © Lemonade3D, Bagan Films
The cycling season is nearing its grand finale. During the final race, the two men in the lead are competing for more than the Grand Trophy; they are fighting for the affection of a lady and fulfilment of their erotic fantasies. Meanwhile, the small port town prepares for the arrival of a large ocean liner and its dashing captain.


  • 2018/2'25"
  • Country:Italy
  • Directed by: Lorenzo Lodovichi(Box Vision)
  • Produced/Distributed by: Luca Jankovic(Box Vision)
  • © Box Vision srls 2018
A political manifestation incurred. At one point a Moltov is thrown to the cops. It's a clash.
Camilla helps a wounded among the protesters, climbs into the ambulance, crosses the cord of celery and immediately runs out of the running vehicle to find herself in front of a mysterious palace.

Vivat musketeers!

  • 2017/5'30"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed by: Anton Dyakov(Soyuzmultfilm film studio)
  • Produced/Distributed by: Soyuzmultfilm film studio
The world is on the verge of abyss, there is no hope.
But the serious men appear at this time, heroes without fear and reproach, real musketeers. Vivat musketeers!


  • 2016/9'12"
  • Country:Germany
  • Directed by: Viktor Stickel(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut), Iring Freytag(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut), Linus Stetter(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • Produced by: Viktor Stickel(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut), Iring Freytag(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut), Paul Maresch(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
A child has to leave its hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. The search for suitable wood becomes a life's work.

Hate for Sale

  • 2017/2'39"
  • Country:The Netherlands
  • Directed/Produced by: Anna Eijsbouts
  • Distributed by: Ursula van den Heuvel(KLIK Distribution)
  • © Anna Eijsbouts
We live in a world in which we consume hate as much as we are consumed by it. This film examines the alluring and tempting qualities of this devouring emotion and why we keep buying into it.

The Edge

  • 2016/12'00"
  • Country:Russia
  • Directed/Distributed by: Alexandra Averyanova(PETERSBURG animation studio)
  • Produced by: Nadezhda Kuznetsova(PETERSBURG animation studio)
An elderly woman lives at a small station. There’s not a single living creature for miles away. Every day, during many years, she is making the round of the metals. The only event in the woman’s life is a train that passes her station without a stop.


  • 2017/10'34"
  • Country:Switzerland/Croatia
  • Directed/Distributed by: Michaela Müller
  • Produced by: Ruedi Schick(Schick Productions), Ankica Juric Tilic(Kinorama)
  • © Schick Productions, Michaela Müller
In a modern day airport, the flow of passengers is broken by sudden irregularities. Security forces try to get to the cause of the disruption, the atmosphere turns menacing at the slightest anomaly.


  • 2017/1'47"
  • Country:Germany
  • Directed by: Nora Marie Back(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • Produced by: Toufik Abdedaim(Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut)
  • © Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH
Short story about a flea, who has to learn how to handle the food that is given to him, when he’s suddenly not alone anymore.

Flower Found!

  • 2017/6'45"
  • Country:The Netherlands
  • Directed by: Jorn Leeuwerink
  • Produced by: University of the Arts Utrecht
  • © HKU University of the Arts Utrecht
A beautiful red flower stands in the middle of the forest. When it suddenly disappears Mouse is very sad. Bird takes Mouse around the forest to search for the flower and other animals join in too. Then they think they've found the flower and things quickly get out of hand.


  • 2017/6'47"
  • Country:Japan
  • Directed by: Wenrui HUANG
  • Produced by: Kouji YAMAMURA
A zoo in Gaza district during a war, a young girl feeds animals starved and entrapped without hope. Suddenly, an attack was started from the air.


  • 2018/15'15"
  • Country:Portugal/France
  • Directed by: David Doutel, Vasco Sá
  • Produced by: Rodrigo Areias(BANDO À PARTE), Barbara Vougnon(ZÉRO DE CONDUITE), Fabienne Giezendanner(ZÉRO DE CONDUITE)
  • Distributed by: Salette Ramalho(AGENCIA-Portuguese Short Film Agency)
A harsh winter freezes the surface of a river, close to a house where two cousins live. Immersed in the cold wind that rises that day, the rudeness of their relationship grows, reaching its limit.


  • 2017/4'19"
  • Country:Taiwan
  • Directed/Produced/Distributed by: Ching Hsuan Lin
The awkward situation represent the feeling of familiar and strange (uncanny), made us wanna get close but move far from it. We linger in betweens ambiguously which affected by the modernity.

Sand Wanderer

  • 2017/6'31"
  • Country:The Netherlands/Germany
  • Directed by: Eric Giessmann
  • Produced by: Marc Thelosen(serious Film), Koert Davidse(seriousFilm)
  • Distributed by: Ursula van den Heuvel(KLIK Distribution)
  • © Eric Giessmann
As the world starts moving around him, the young desert dweller decides to follow the footprints of his fellow tribesmen to the origin of natural forces, time.

Oh Mother!

  • 2017/12'15"
  • Country:Poland
  • Directed by: Paulina Ziolkowska(FUMI Studio)
  • Produced by: Piotr Furmankiewicz(FUMI Studio), Mateusz Michalak(FUMI Studio)
  • Distributed by: Anna Waszczuk(FUMI Studio)
Mother and son are changing places and roles constantly: once, the mother is an adult, sometimes son matures and takes care of suddenly childish mother. The arrangement works fine, until the boy decides to escape from under the skirt of the overprotective.