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Orion - Luna Strmotić
Runtime:3 minutes 4 seconds
Completion Date:September 4, 2019
Country of Origin:Croatia
Country of Filming:Croatia
Director: Luna Strmotić
Music: David Blažević
While walking near the sea a little girl finds a star that has fallen from its constellation, and is aware that her view on the world has changed.
With the help of two dogs she tries to return the star to its original place in the sky.
Great Expectations - Mariza Litina
Project Title (Original Language):Great Expectations
Runtime:5 minutes 15 seconds
Completion Date:March 3, 2020
Production Budget:10,000 EUR
Country of Origin:Greece
Country of Filming:Greece
Director, Writer, Producer: Mariza Litina
A man and a woman meet on a dating website.
The website watches and assists them through a small bird called «lovebird».
Escape velocity - Tamás Rebák
Name of director: Tamás Rebák
Year of production: 2019, Budapest Metropolitan University
Running time: 7:43
Technique: 2D computer frame by frame animation
Escape velocity: the minimum speed needed for an object to escape from the gravitational influence of a massive body, without ever falling back.
An astronaut awakens in an abandoned cave of a strange planet. An interstellar vagabond, so to say. A light path leads him to the surface, where he looks at his compass and heads for his spaceship. He keeps glancing back, treading nervously, looking afraid. He has been chased by a creature for a long time, and his only way to break free is to escape this curious planet.
Those Who Drown Cling to Foam - Urtina Hoxha
Project Title (Original Language):Kush mytet kapet për shkume
Runtime:4 minutes 21 seconds
Completion Date:January 10, 2020
Production Budget:3,000 EUR
Country of Origin:Kosovo
Country of Filming:Kosovo
Director: Urtina Hoxha
Writer: Urtina Hoxha
Writer: Eremirë Krasniqi
Producer: CHWB Kosovo
Background Artist: Urtina Hoxha
Animators: Edvin Susuri, Urtina Hoxha
Sound Designer: Veton Bytyqi
Narrator: Rebeka Qena
The animation Those Who Drown Cling to Foam shows that war can be a solitary experience. Amidst bomb strikes, a woman has her daily battles for food and survival. She roams the empty cityscapes that are disappearing day in and out with each bomb that falls.
Kaval - Sasha Stanishik
Project Title (Original Language):КАВАЛ
Runtime:10 minutes 26 seconds
Completion Date:August 4, 2020
Country of Origin:Macedonia
Country of Filming:Macedonia
Director: Sasha Stanishik
Writer: Jasna Nikolovska-Ovcharovska
Producer: Vangel Michevski
In a small mountain village, every summer the grandchild comes to his grandparents, where his days are immersed in the scent of the summer.
His grandfather is playing kaval. The boy meets the kaval and the magic of its sound. What's hidden in this long pipe? Is the music inside?
So he looks through the kaval toward the sky and feels the freedom and the joy of life.
Unknowingly, he carries this moment within even when he grows up and gets alienated in the everyday life routines.
Slowly the tiredness from the city reminds him of the forgotten...
Quarantine - Ivan Andreevski
Year of production: 2020
Runtime: 4:45 min.
Director: Ivan Andreevski
Writers: Bubo Sazdovski, Mihail Naumov, Ivan Andreevski
Art director and design: Bubo Sazdovski, Mihail Naumov
Modeling: Bubo Sazdovski
Rigging and animation: Mihail Naumov
Lighting: Bubo Sazdovski
Editor: Mihail Naumov
Sound design: Ivan Andreevski
Music: Vladimir Petkovic
What do you do in quarantine?!
Internet, Explore - Andrada Tudorache
Runtime:10 minutes 24 seconds
Completion Date:June 15, 2020
Country of Origin:Romania
Director: Andrada Tudorache
Writer: Andrada Tudorache
Producer: Andrada Tudorache
A light entity explores the virtual space in all its dimensions.
The online world is a distorted reality, full of obstacles and traps.
The creature follows its path in search of approval, identity, and intimacy, but will it succeed in discovering its true self?
Start A New Call - Lucian Barbu
Project Title (Original Language):Apel Nou
Runtime:9 minutes 5 seconds
Completion Date:July 15, 2020
Country of Origin:Romania
Country of Filming:Romania
Director: Lucian Barbu
Producer: Lucian Barbu
During isolation in the 2020 spring pandemic, a family divided into three different cities navigates their already established complex relationships,
trying to raise each other's spirits and treating any problem with a healthy laugh, through a series of video calls.
Hear Us Out - Anej Golčar
Project Title (Original Language):Usliši nas!
Project Type:Animation, Experimental,
Completion Date:December 25, 2020
Country of Origin:Slovenia
Country of Filming:Netherlands, Slovenia
Director: Anej Golčar
Cast: Anej Golčar
Hear Us Out is a short visual poem dealing with the problem of miscommunication between human and nature.
Told from the perspective of an old tree that has witnessed a long-lasting human-induced chain reaction that ultimately led to the destruction of the ecosystem.