||A CITY OF RUST
Netherlands︱13 min Short︱Stop Motion︱Fantasy
Director/Producer/Writer Omar El Araby
Cast Hank Botwinik
Animator Francesco Granati
A scientist tries to convince the City of Rust inhabitants to stop the reckless use of the mountain’s resources. When his recommendations are ignored, the "Rustonians" have to face the consequences of their indifference, so they turn to him for help…
USA︱4 min Short︱Fantasy︱Action︱Adventure
Director/Writer Emma Haupt
Cast Aaliyah Malone-King, Dylan Ruggiero, Samantha Lopez
Legend speaks of a goddess who could control the souls of the living. She is praised for bringing peace to the world of Rynem, but do her motives reflect her kind actions?
France︱5 min Short︱Fantasy︱Sci-Fi
Director Cécilia Carre
Stella, a space mechanic, has broken down and ended on a desert planet. While she is in despair, a little girl appears out of nowhere. Following the child into a tunnel, in the depths of the planet, she discovers a big cave full of objects that belonged to her, reminding her the dreams she has left behind
USA︱6 min Short︱Fantasy︱Musical︱Adventure
Director Ty Primosch
Producer K-J Mathieson
Music Tyler Durham
A corkscrew with a screw loose battles a giant glass bottle to uncork seven magical lightning bugs trapped inside.
||EGGY'S NIGHT OUT
Canada︱4 min Short︱Comedy
Director/Writer/Producer/Animator Kristin Delbaere
Cast Jessa Runciman, Khayman McColgan, Teresa Alice
A down in the dumps donkey tackles the daily blues of mundane life by getting out on the town. Adventure ensues when a panic-stricken pal, in dire need, ends up asking for a helping hand in a beloved diner.
Russia︱8 min Short︱Drama
Director/Writer Dina Velikovskaya
Animators Eugenia Zhirkova, Milana Fedoseeva, Dina Velikovskaya
Kukuschka is a bird who follows the sun. It seems to her as if she already could touch It, but the sun is still far away. Suddenly she is not alone anymore, but for two it's even more difficult to keep going so fast. She will reach the sun, may be tomorrow, may be the day after.
Iran︱8 min Short︱Drama︱Musical
Director/Writer/Animator Seyed M. Tabatabaei
Producer Simin Farrokh Ahmadi
M.E., the imprisoned character in a room, is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.
|| PLUTO AND ONE
USA︱2 min Short︱Experimental
Director Edith Trujillo
In the vast, lonely space Pluto finds sudden company.
||RED-END AND THE FACTORY PLANT
Netherlands︱16 min Short︱Fantasy
Directors Robin Noorda, Bethany de Forest
Producer Erik Schut
Writer Robin Noorda
Redback has to find red peppers in the wood. He discovers a bio-industry of carnivorous plants but gets captured. With the help of Goldfly, Red-end sets Redback free by sabotaging the meat-factory.
Iran︱7 min Short︱Fantasy︱Comedy
Director/Writer/Producer Elmira Bagherzadeh
This is a short film about a séance which goes wrong because of the Psychic's mistake, and triggers a humorous disaster.
Iran︱6 min Short︱Drama
Director/Writer/Producer Leila Nouroozy
Cast Amir Kazemi, Masood Mohammadi, Marzie M Azad
A beast made of a rumor swallow the people. It gets bigger and bigger until it covers the earth.
Iran︱Spain︱10 min Short︱Romance
Directors/Producers Saeed Mayahy, Hamid Jamali
Writer Farzad Ahmadi
Cast Abbas Barooni
Two swans fall in love in a place called Swan Lake.
||THE COST OF THE MYTH
Burkina Faso︱4 min Short︱Stop Motion︱Drama
Director/Writer Lazare Sié Pale
Animators Firmen Bey Kam, Ouassila Kharoune
Ali is a young boy. With the support of his parents, he decided to attempt a crossing towards "Bingue". Unfortunately his dream ends sadly. Will he return back home? Or will he risk again his life?
||THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
UK︱66 min Feature︱Adventure
Director Saranne Bensusan
Writers Saranne Bensusan, Lewis Carroll
Cast Joerg Stadler, Andrew Sellon, Shiraz Khan, Nigel Osner
Based on Lewis Carroll's final poem, this is the story of a group of strangers that come together to hunt the mysterious Snark even though none of them know what it is or really have a hope of capturing it if they found it!
Netherlands︱12 min Short︱Stop Motion︱Adventure
Director/Writer/Producer Simon Scheiber
It tells the tale of a lighthouse keeper’s surprising discovery that pulls him out of his monotonous, daily routine and takes him onto a journey into uncharted territory.
Burkina Faso︱4 min Short︱Stop Motion
Director Lazare Sié Pale
Animators Firmen Bey Kam, Djébarré Eric Youl, Sylvain Zongo
Cast Bérenger A. Yameogo
Global warming is on the news. What is global warming? What solutions do you propose? Here are some answers from a few people in a neighborhood.
||THE ORANGE CRAYON
USA︱4 min Short︱Fantasy
Director/Writer/Animator Eric Hug
Late at night on a table, a box of crayons spills over and the crayons come to life. The story zooms in on a confident cyan crayon, and an orange crayon who is afraid to leave a messy mark on the page…
THE SEARCH FOR THE LOST FAMILY
Germany︱7 min Short︱Adventure
Directors/Writers Isolde Asal, Kids 'n Tricks, 7 Kids + 10 Students
Suddenly on a beautiful day, the jungle erupts a volcano, whereby a small elephant is separated from his parents. With the help of a small elf he wants to find his family. But an angry troll is going to set up some sneaky traps for them on their way.
USA︱9 min Short︱Comedy︱Sci-Fi
Director Sam Roth
Producer Vincent Salvano
Cast Sam Roth, Brandon Simanski, Ed McBurney
Marty and Dino are two janitors working under a team of superheroes on their fantastic submarine base. But when given an opportunity to prove themselves as heroes in their own right, will they rise to the occasion?
||TO BUILD A FIRE
France︱UK︱13 min Short︱Action︱Adventure︱
Drama Director/Writer Fx Goby
Animator Christian Boving-andersen
Based on Jack London’s "To Build a Fire", it tells the tragic tale of a man and his dog trying to survive in the overwhelmingly freezing and hostile nature of the Yukon Territory.
||WATER PATH FOR A FISH
Colombia︱Spain︱7 min Short︱Comedy
Director Mercedes Marro
Writer Xavier Romero
Cast Gilmarí Gerena, Edwin Solaches
It's a starry night when Oscar sees from his window. A little goldfish jumps on a dirty puddle! Two cats are watching from the shadows. Oscar will help the goldfish through a rampant adventure with the lack of water as a backdrop.
USA︱6 min Short︱Thriller︱Drama︱Horror
Director/Writer/Producer/Animator Aram Sarkisian
A man is driven mad by his obsession and paranoia...