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The delightful tale of a butcher, a baker, a hunter, a dog, a cat, an apple pie and a series of misunderstandings. Simple animation and wicked humour make this a gem. ... ---D/S Isabelle Favez P Ruedi Schick, Swiss Effects WS Swiss Effects L no dialogue TD 35mm/col/2006/10mins ... Read more
No matter where your office, there's always an idiot. Two astronauts discover that, in space, no one can hear you scream.---D/S Matthew Walker P Caroline Parsons L English TD 35mm/col/2005/8mins ... Read more
From the respected RMIT Centre for Animation and Interactive Media comes a tale of the challenges of change on the ordered life of a timekeeper. Screened at Annecy Film Festival.---D/S Kate McCartney P/WS RMIT L English TD video/col/2005/8mins ... Read more
A stop-motion animated sitcom about a slacker named Jesus, his father God and his babysitter Satan, a recovering alcoholic. Special cameo by Richard Dawkins. ... Michael Greaney is a guest of the Festival. ... D/P/S Michael Greaney TD digibeta/2010 ... Read more
They aren't found in cabbage patches and they have nothing to do with storks; the truth is much scarier. ... --- D/S Signe Baumane P Pierre Poire WS Signe Baumane TD 35mm/2009 ... Read more
Nick Cave narrates the tale of a city of singing cats in this latest animation from award-winning studio The People's Republic of Animation. ... --- D Eddie White, Ari Gibson P Jessica Brentnall S Eddie White WS The People's Republic of Animation TD 35mm/2009 ... Read more
All the claymation zombie gore you could wish for, as the ever-faithful sexy maid swaps her broom for a chainsaw. ... --- D/P/S Takena Nagao WS Image Forum L Japanese, English TD HDCAM/2007 ... Read more
Living blocks of stone emerge from an ancient cliff face. In mid-air they begin a strange and rhythmic ritual. A mesmerising, otherworldly vision that vividly brings ‘the intangible' to life.---D/S Jérome Boulbés P Marc Boyer WS Lardux Films L no dialogue TD 35mm/col/2006/9mins ... Read more
A fantastic not-so black-and-white chase sequence made of classic film noir moments collaged into a highly imaginative series of stop motion worlds, each collapsing onto the other.---D/P/S Osbert Parker L no dialogue TD video/col/2005/3mins ... Read more
A symbolic search reminding us of all that we know and all that we don't know. A story about the quality of every level of life. Screened at Annecy Film Festival.---D/S Alireza Darvish P Carmen Perez Gonzalez L Farsi w/English subtitles TD video/col/2006/6mins ... Read more
In the tradition of 2005 MIFF prizewinner In My Day, local childrens' drawings and local adults' words are brought together to tell the tale of Victorian town Landsborough. Utterly charming.---D/S Al MacInnes P Jen Barber WS Al MacIness L English TD video/col/2006/6mins ... Read more
Bad luck or good luck? It depends on your perspective. After surviving electrocution, moose attack and several runnings over, Fumi discovers a way to turn her curse into everyone else's blessing.---D/S David Chai P Kontstanin Abadjiev WS David Chai L English TD video/col/2005/7mins ... Read more
Aliens, Corona and Crescent live as the pets of Betty Boop-style starlet Funny after crash-landing on earth. Despite its sugar-coated look, this series from the creator of Mr Stain on Junk Alley is twisted, comic and truly surreal. Four episodes will screen separately: Black Hole, Photography ... Read more
What does it take to succeed as an ‘animation star'? Three out-of-work animated characters envy a friend's success - and animation takes a comical look in the mirror in the process.---D Henry Cruickshank P Nick Wright S Johnny Meres WS Scotttish Screen L English TD video/col/2005/6mins ... Read more
An enthusiastic but unqualified hound answers an advertisment for a guide dog and finds the challenge a lot more difficult than expected. A sequel to the Oscar nominated Guard Dog.---D/S Bill Plympyon P/WS Plymptons L no dialogue TD 35mm/col/2006/5mins ... Read more
A graphic depiction of inner city living. No matter how desirable one's apartment may be you cannot chose your neighbours.---D/P/S Lars Arrhenius, Johannes Muntzing WS Swedish Film Institute L no dialogue TD video/col/2005/8mins ... Read more
A minimalist black comedy about a woman whose only respite from her loneliness and despair is eliciting sexual favours from a housefly. ... D/S Helena Frank P Elisabeth Victoria Poulsen WS The National Film School of Denmark L Danish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... Read more
A day in the life of a Mumbai taxi driver and his struggle to save enough to upgrade to an air-conditioned model. The film's title comes from the phrase commonly painted on such vehicles in India. Won the 2007 Satjyit Ray Short Film Award.--- D Joel Simon S Scott Boldt & Joel Simon P Joel Simon WS ... Read more
A Kafkaesque nightmare of never-ending exits envelopes a woman as she tries to leave her flat. ... --- D/S Ana Tiquia P Paul Fletcher, Robert Stephenson WS VCA School of Film & Television TD betacamsp/2008 ... Read more
Life on a peaceful if rather rain-sodden island is disrupted by an uninvited guest. Commissioned by Channel 4 and directed by 2004 RCA graduate Matt Abbiss.---D/S Matt Abliss P/WS Sherbert L English TD video/col/2005/3mins ... Read more
Academy Award winning animator Joan C. Gratz (Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase) brings Samuel Taylor Coleridge's famous poem to life with her distinctive 'clay painting' technique. ... D/P Joan C. Gratz WS Gratz Film TD digibeta/2011 ... Read more
A man misplaces a bag full of gold but doesn't seem to want it back. His reluctance to reclaim his treasure results in a spectacularly strange chase scene.---D/S Jean-Luc Greco D Catherine Buffat P Laurent Pouvaret L French w/English subtitles TD video/col/2005/13mins ... Read more
A humorous animated film about inner demons, crushing parental expectations and a career meltdown. It's tough to be a modern woman. ... D/S Joanna Rubin Dranger P Lisbet Gabrielsson, Jeremy Purcell, Michael Lennon, Vibeke Vogel, Elise Lund Larsen WS Swedish Film Institute L Swedish w/English ... Read more
Oma Grete's doesn't want to clean, even when her home is taken over by giant dust mites that threaten to destroy the world. ... --- D/S Karl Tebbe P Marjorie Bendeck WS ShortFilmAgency Hamburg L German w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008 ... Read more
A contemporary fable on the butterfly effect, the stress of apartment living and the challenges of modern policing. Won second prize in CINEFONDATION at Cannes and screened at Annecy.--- ... D/S Stefan Mueller P/WS Basement Pictures L no dialogue TD video/col/2006/7mins ... Read more
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