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Australia (MIFF 1998, Animagic)

Director: David Cox

A mixture of live action and computer generated animation, this sci-fi piece is set in a time of global crisis when one company is about to control the world's entire communication system.

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Puppenhead

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Essence of Terror

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The Cake

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