DIR: Ana Moura . 16 min . RJ/Brazil . 2011
A kid and his odyssey before going to sleep.
DIR: Harry Fast, Jacob Frey . 3 min . Germany . 2010
A hamster is chasing his love all around the globe - will he get her finally?
Dodu - The Cardboard Boy
DIR: José Miguel Ribeiro . 5 min . Portugal . 2010
Dodu is a very sensitive boy. He lives on a hostile city for children and he is forced to spend many hours indoors. Therefore he makes believe inside an empty cardboard box. Each time Dodu scratches the cardboard’s surface, he creates extraordinary worlds inhabited by singular creatures that help him to cope with his emotions and to grow.
The Formation of Clouds
DIR: Marie-Hélène Turcotte . 10 min . Canada . 2010
The tender and sensitive experience of a young girl passing through the veil of innocence into the sensibilities of desire.
DIR: Milja Viita . 2 min . Finland . 2010
Kenyan children are playing under the canopy of bamboos when, suddenly, the harmonious atmosphere gets broken.
Orange Ô Despair
DIR: John Banana . 3 min . France . 2011
What happens when a small sad orange decides to leave for the other side of the shop to meet a bunch of fun dancing pineapples ?
DIR: Huiching Tseng, Yen-Chang Cheng . 4 min . Taiwan . 2011
Play with paper and explore the possibilities of creating visual illusions with stop-motion animation. The sequence is like a visual music - the colors and shapes are the instruments. The shape morphs from two-dimensional to three-dimensional. We wanted to play a visual game which was both serious and fun. Just like life, contradiction and harmony often coexist.
DIR: Erik Van Schaaik . 2 min . Netherlands . 2010
In a barren landscape a chick hatches from it’s egg. To keep off the torrid ground, it hops onto an ox, also newly born. Ox meets the burden that he will carry on his back for the rest of his life: Bird. A pecking nuisance, that will not be easy to get rid of. Bird is happy. He’s got Ox, his world, and everything is good. They belong together. One day the awkward duo is drinking from a puddle when suddenly the crocodile attacks and snaps Bird from Ox’s nose. Ox is stupified and distressed. However, it appeares that Bird is perfectly okay, pecking away on Ox’s head. Ox’s irritation is as never before. He has to contrive a cunning plan to get rid of the little troublemaker. Then Ox succeeds. And he enjoys tranquility, far, far away. The bandonned little bird is deeply offended. But then the itch starts and Ox’s life becomes unbearable. Itching and scratching, in a frenzy, Ox bumps into Bird by coincidence. Bird is very pleased with this reunion. PECK!
Rodas, tiras e pirulitos
DIR: María Medel . 8 min . Spain . 2010
Hugo is happy playing with his tricycle. Until he knows Carol. Since then, he will do anything to impress her.
DIR: Frits Standaert . 7 min . Belgium, France . 2011
In the calm of the jungle, an unusual noise scares the animals who panic one after the other; as the rumour spreads, their behaviour becomes increasingly irrational.
DIR: Vincent Gallagher . 2 min . Ireland . 2010
There is magic in what we see every day, sometimes you just have to look hard enough.
DIR: Alvaro Victorio, Beth Soares, Beto Paiva, Leandro Batista, Rafael Carvalho, Thiago De Magalhães Quadros, Vinícius Lewer . 5 min . RJ/Brazil . 2010
De debaixo da cama de um menino, surgem tentáculos que parecem querer pegar para si tudo o que encontram pelo quarto. Enfrentando o seu medo, Caio consegue desenvolver uma amizade improvável com o monstro.
The Great Journey
DIR: Caroline Fioratti . 15 min . SP/Brazil . 2011
Mário is losing his memory. He thinks he's still a travel guides's salesman. Now, an opportunity to see the world arises. His grandson, Felipe, will be his partner on this journey.
The Stubborn Mule and the Remote Control
DIR: Helio Villela . 15 min . SP/Brazil . 2010
The story of a friendship on a silent duel.
DIR: Daniel Acht . 6 min . Germany . 2010
Carlotta is given a magical toy which helps her to find new friends.
The Little Boy and the Beast
DIR: Johannes Weiland, Uwe Heidschötter . 7 min . Germany . 2009
Jessica and Junior in the World of Colors
DIR: Marcelo Branco . 3 min . MG/Brazil . 2010
Why is pink a girl and blue a boy color? Jessica and Junior don’t agree with these standards and look for a solution in the World of Colors. Produced by children of Campo Grande/MS (Brazil). Inspired by Tina Xavier’s book.
DIR: Nandita Jain . 10 min . England . 2011
7 year old Nirmala attempts to grapple with the demons of her grandfather's dementia when he forgets the details of her.
DIR: Thais Fujinaga . 21 min . SP/Brazil . 2011
Teté hates her feet. When she meets Hector, a gracious boy of Chinese descent, she decides to change her looks.
Me The Terrible
DIR: Josephine Decker . 11 min . USA . 2011
She sails into the frame with verve! doom! determination! --and her teddy bear! Will the child pirate conquer New York? Or will New York conquer her?
DIR: Tati Fujimori . 14 min . SP/Brazil . 2011
Shigueyoshi has just lost his only son in an accident. In his son's 49 days budist mass, he finds out that his son's girfriend is having a baby. It's a story about the transformation and the adaptation of the japanese tradition into a brazilian envirornment, told between tables and stories of different generations in a day that can mix happiness and sadness at the same time.
DIR: Julie Rembauville, Nicolas Biancos . 4 min . France . 2010
Ben Hora is a videoclip of animation of Padbrapad Moujika. The film opens with the arrival by boat of migrants' family in the new fantasized world and stages its disappointment facing absurd laws of this society.
DIR: Martina Amati . 18 min . England . 2011
When a gymnast is selected for the National training camp she discovers something new about bodies, boys and friendship.
Julie, August, September
DIR: Jarleo Barbosa . 8 min . GO/Brazil . 2011
Julie is a swiss girl who just arrived in Goiânia, a city in the center of Brazil. Little by little, she tries to understand the city until finally becomes a part of it.
DIR: Thomas Cailley . 25 min . France . 2011
While starting a 20 000 km bike trip, Manu comes across Victor, a teenager at the wheel of a stolen car… Manu likes travelling, wide-open spaces and meeting people. Victor doesn’t.
Game of Glass
DIR: Sabrina Sarabi . 9 min . Germany . 2009
Maike is thirteen years old and she is in love - with Sven. Sven is also in love with her - she imagines. In reality, they barely know each other because Maike is sitting in a wheel chair. Caught at home all day she only dreams the dream of her first love. Until one day he stands in front of her and reality steps into her life.
DIR: Ruud Satijn . 10 min . Azores . 2010
On her first ever night out 14-year-old Machteld discovers that the grownup world in disco The Palace is not as mysterious or romantic as she expected and realizes she’d rather stay a girl for a little longer.
Everyone says I love you
DIR: Cecile Ducrocq . 6 min . France . 2010
16 year old Marion's boyfriend has just declared his love for her. She asks Josephine, her best friend, what she makes of it. The two girls don't agree on how to interpret the words "I love you".
DIR: Emmanuel Bellegarde . 1 min . France . 2010
It’s the story of a man who lived on the other side of the line.