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A Blue Room

Animated Film
France,
Poland
2014
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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Ron Dyens
Tomasz Siwiński
Rémi Boubal
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Lionel Guenoun
A man is in a coma. In his mind he wakes up in a room where a window is the only link to the world outside. He can’t open it, but he sees persons and events from his life move past outside.
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
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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.

Achill

Animated Film
Germany
2012
9 minutes
subtitles: 
No
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Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF) "Konrad Wolf"
Gudrun Krebitz
Marian Mentrup
Moana Vonstadl
Gudrun Krebitz
Gudrun Krebitz
Gudrun Krebitz
Marian Mentrup
Real excitement is always kind of out of focus. Unfortunately. All joy lies buried in a blind rush and hasty perceptions. That's why I never got my eyes lasered.

Agnieszka

Animated Film
France
2011
10 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
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Dora Benousilio, Les Films de l'Arlequin
Izabela Bartosik
Krysztof Lochowicz
Sara Sponga
Vincent Reignier
Anne Larricque, Sylvie Leonard
Izabela Bartosik, Patricia Valeix
Loïc Burkhardt
Agnieszka experiences a family breakup which causes her to withdraw into herself. The events she goes through in her loneliness allow her to finally reconnect with her mother and to come out of seclusion.

All That Glisters

Animated Film
UK
2012
8 minutes
subtitles: 
No
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Claire Lamond
Claire Lamond
Karine Polwart
Claire Lamond
Anne Donovan (original story), Claire Lamond (adaptation)
Mattie Foulds
As Clare moves from childhood, she strives to create a personal way of dealing with her Dad‘s illness from asbestosis. „All That Glisters“ is a stop-motion adaptation of a short story by Scottish author Anne Donovan.

Anomalies

Animated Film
Japan,
UK
2013
3 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
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Abigail Addison
Atsushi Wada
Miki Sakurai
Atsushi Wada
Atsushi Wada
Atsushi Wada
Masumi Takino
We try to enrich ourselves through prayer, faith and devotion to someone or something “other”. Similarly, we believe in the existence of “anomalies”, such as unknowable and uncontrollable monsters. But can such beliefs advance us?



Honorary Mention in the International Competition Animated Film 2014

Astigmatismo

Animated Film
Spain
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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Nicolai Troshinsky
Nicolai Troshinsky
Shogun Kunitoki
Nicolai Troshinsky
Nicolai Troshinsky
Pierre Sauze
A boy, having lost his glasses, can only see one thing in focus at a time. His sight gets attracted by the sounds that surround him. He will have to explore a blurry world of unknown places and strange characters.

Baths

Animated Film
Poland,
UK
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
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Wlodzimierz Matuszewski
Tomasz Ducki
Jean-Marc Petsas
Tomasz Ducki
Tomasz Ducki
Tomasz Ducki
Tomasz Ducki
Two elderly ladies meet in a public swimming pool. Swimming together, they plunge into memories of the old days and past competitions. But there can be only one winner.

Big Hands Oh Big Hands, Let It Be Bigger and Bigger

Animated Film
China
2012
6 minutes
subtitles: 
English
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Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Li Xingyu
Lei Lei
Lei Lei
Kweichee Lam
Li Xingyu
What looks like a music video at first glance turns out at a closer look to be a political film. In a society geared towards productivity and efficiency a thinking person will soon become an outsider. In beautiful retro aesthetics the films narrates an attempt to change a system with words.

Blackout

Animadoc
Canada
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
No
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Sharron Mirsky
Sharron Mirsky
Tristan Capacchione
Sharron Mirsky
Sharron Mirsky
Sharron Mirsky, Tristan Capacchione
A short animated documentary film in which several storytellers share their experiences of the Northeast blackout of 2003, which affected much of Ontario, and seven U.S. states. The unexpected effects on the community highlight the best of our humanity under adverse conditions.

Boles

Animated Film
Germany,
Slovenia
2013
13 minutes
subtitles: 
English
German
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Špela Čadež
Špela Čadež
Tomaž Grom
Michael Jörg
Thomas Schmidl
Oliver Throm
Gregor Zorc, Špela Čadež
Johanna Herr
Filip and Tereza are neighbours. He is a writer with writer’s block, she is an aging prostitute. They don’t have much in common besides the wall between their flats. But one day Tereza asks her neighbour to write a letter to her fiancé. But this is only the beginning.



Golden Dove in the International Competition Animated Film 2013