Film Archive

Sections (Film Archive)

A Night on the Lake

Animated Film
France
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Annick Teninge
Lizete Murovska
He wants to go fishing. She’s afraid he could harm himself. A very special relationship tragedy unfolds in a boat in the middle of the lake.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Balloon Birds

Animated Film
Switzerland
2014
1 minute
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Nicolas Burlet, Marjolaine Perreten
Marjolaine Perreten
Marjolaine Perreten
Marjolaine Perreten
Marjolaine Perreten
Marjolaine Perreten
The (very) short story of two balloon birds, meeting each other for the first time, until another comes …

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Neue Deutsche Animation
Bowob Tim Romanowsky

A black, hairy creature finds a strange box in his boring world. He begins to play and suddenly everything changes. A new world full of crazy scenes and creatures emerges.

Bowob

Animated Film
Germany
2013
5 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Tim Romanowsky
Tim Romanowsky
Johannes Krause, Claus Störmer
Tim Romanowsky
Tim Romanowsky
Tim Romanowsky
Tim Romanowsky
Johannes Krause, Claus Störmer
A black, hairy creature finds a strange box in his boring world. He begins to play and suddenly everything changes. A new world full of crazy scenes and creatures emerges.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Cruise Patrol

Animated Film
Netherlands
2013
7 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Bobby de Groot
Bobby de Groot, Arjan van Meerten
Troy Torino
House of Secrets
Bobby de Groot, Arjan van Meerten
House of Secrets
Bobby de Groot
Jeroen Nadorp
On a long and dusty road a routine cruise patrol takes an unexpected turn and spirals totally out of control.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Kids DOK
Kalle Kran Johan Hagelbäck

Kalle Kran works high above our heads in one of those building cranes. He sees almost everything, is a really nice guy and has a really strong crane. What a wonderful combination. When things are wrong, he puts them right.

Kalle Kran

Animated Film
Sweden
2014
6 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Johan Hagelbäck
Johan Hagelbäck
Kalle Kran works high above our heads in one of those building cranes. He sees almost everything, is a really nice guy and has a really strong crane. What a wonderful combination. When things are wrong, he puts them right. There's no limit to what Kalle can fix.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Storm Hits Jacket

Animated Film
France
2014
13 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois
Paul Cabon
Jukka Herva
Paul Cabon
Paul Cabon
Paul Cabon, Antoine Maillère, Marylou Mao
Paul Cabon
While a storm is raging, this fairly bizarre story about espionage, love and a crazy witch escalates.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Sumsing

Animated Film
Germany
2014
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Martin Rahmlow
Martin Rahmlow, Tim Liebe, Sylvy Egret
YBRID
Amorphous creatures drift through space to the beat of the music. The boundaries between organic and artificial entities begin to blur.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

The Chaperone

Animadoc
Canada
2014
14 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Michael Glasz (Producer), Evren Boisjoli (Co-Producer)
Fraser Munden, Neil Rathbone
Stroboscopica
Fraser Munden, Chris McMahon (Stereographer)
Fraser Munden
Fraser Munden, Neil Rathbone
Fraser Munden, Neil Rathbone
Michael Pinsonneault

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Wallflower

Animated Film
USA
2014
4 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Nils Westergard
Nils Westergard
Inland Ocean
Nils Westergard
Nils Westergard
Nils Westergard
Inland Ocean
An exploration of nature in the spaces of our urban environment. Utilising over 1,900 hand-cut paper figures, spray-paintings, murals, and a loyal group of friends, this brief animation is dedicated to Richmond and the time experienced there.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

International Competition Animated Film (until 2014)
A Girl Named Elastika Guillaume Blanchet

Elastika is not like any other girl, because she is made of elastics. And because her universe is made of cork. Her journey is also one of a kind, as she jumps from one building to another, crosses an ocean, or travels to space by holding on to a firework rocket.

A Girl Named Elastika

Animated Film
Canada
2012
3 minutes
subtitles: 
French
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Guillaume Blanchet
Guillaume Blanchet
Bamprod
Guillaume Blanchet
Guillaume Blanchet, Minh Tran
Guillaume Blanchet
Guillaume Blanchet
François Bélanger, Pierre-Hugues Rondot
Elastika is not like any other girl, because she is made of elastics. And because her universe is made of cork. Her journey is also one of a kind, as she jumps from one building to another, crosses an ocean, or travels to space by holding on to a firework rocket.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

An Adventurous Afternoon

Animated Film
Germany
2013
6 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ines Christine Geisser
Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geisser
The Giant Fox & William Honda Group
Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geisser
Ines Christine Geisser
Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geisser, Michel Esselbrügge
Ines Christine Geisser, Kirsten Carina Geisser
Jan Kristian Fuchs, Karl Ingo Willam
Actually Giant Fox & William Honda just wanted to enjoy a coffee together, but the afternoon is getting more adventurous than they thought.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Déjà-moo

Animated Film
Germany
2013
14 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Stefan Müller
Stefan Müller
Ralf Merten, Steffen Winkler, Frank Nachtigall, Ignacio Viano
Stefan Müller
Stefan Müller
Stefan Müller
Stefan Müller
Stefan Müller
What do a hysterical mother, two paramedics and a crazy cow have in common? They guarantee chaos in the Alps, which could be so idyllic otherwise. Through an unfortunate series of accidents and misunderstandings a young man from Berlin ends up in hospital. A surreal nightmare begins which staggers from Kafkaesque to psychedelic.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

History of Pets

Animated Film
Netherlands
2013
6 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ton Crone
Kris Genijn
Made for Chickens by Robots
Kris Genijn
Kris Genijn
Senstudio, Dame Blanche
Sometimes adults visit the places of their childhood and remember their former playmates. In this case these were various pets which disappeared in droves, accompanied by the parents’ ever-changing explanations. But which adult still believes in the Easter Bunny? A mordant requiem.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

In the Air Is Christopher Gray

Animated Film
UK
2013
10 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Christopher O'Reilly
Felix Massie
Joe Paine
Felix Massie
Felix Massie
Felix Massie
Marty O'Brien
Christopher Gray has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire. Meanwhile, Barry Flint has just bought his son a five-foot python from the pet store. Seemingly harmless methods of winning hearts fail and a hot summer’s day, without a cloud in the sky, ends with a devastating storm.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Pandas

Animated Film
Czech Republic,
Slovakia
2013
12 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Peter Badač, Tomáš Hrubý
Matúš Vizár
Ink Midget
Matěj Šámal, Matúš Vizár, Martin Búřil
Matúš Vizár, Adrián Hnát, Dan Stanchev, Marek Pokorný, Dalibor Kristek
Matúš Vizár
Miloš Hanzély
Panda bears are the product of several million years of evolution. They are quiet, depressed and, unfortunately, not very active. To save them from extinction they are preserved and bred in zoos. But they are rather more adaptive than humanity would like them to be.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Ransom

Animated Film
Switzerland
2012
2 minutes
subtitles: 
German
French
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Dustin Rees
Dustin Rees
Dustin Rees
Dustin Rees
Dustin Rees
Dustin Rees
Phil McCammon
There are sensitive souls even among criminals. One should always have the time for a few warm words of encouragement. Like everywhere else, nothing here will work without praise and benevolent feedback. Not on any terms.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.