Film Archive

Jahr

Missing One Player

Animated Film
China
2015
4 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Li Xingyu
Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Li Xingyu
Apathy has infected a world confronted with the apocalypse. Amid this planetary desolation a group of three players still want to play mah-jong. Their problem: they can´t because they are one player short. This cutout animation inventively uses vintage patterns, textures, colours and sounds to build an artificial universe mired in an avant-garde atmosphere of melancholy.

Victor Orozco



Silver Dove in the International Competition Short Film 2015

Ulysses

Animated Film
China
2017
11 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Cao Shu
Cao Shu
Chenfei Wang
Xu Sijie
Cao Shu,Yuan Yi
Yuan Yi, Yuan Qiao
Cao Shu
Chenfei Wang
Looking through a subjective camera, the protagonist tramps through a snowy landscape, quoting his own diary entries and passing the now deserted place of his childhood described there, accompanied by a silent mandrill. Clear signs, including a huge ceiling fan, are collected in a single virtual space. The compression triggers doubts. Cao Shu steers a one-shot odyssey through a digitally constructed memory course.

André Eckardt