CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS
Join us at Kongs and help celebrate the launch of Cardiff Animation Festival 2020 with an hour of curated films from around the world!
(S) - Student film
(W) - Welsh premiere
(UK) - UK premiere
CLEANING IN PROGRESS
Dir. Grant Holden | UK | 0:06:30 (s)
Set in a car park, 'Cleaning in Progress' focuses on the bristly relationship between a cleaner and his talking brush.
Dir. Mônica Moura | Brazil | 0:03:55 (s)
Things were going fine for the chickens, but evolution took a scary turn and the future is now uncertain.
WILD WEST COMPRESSED
Dir. Christian Kaufmann | Germany | 0:01:00 (s)
The wild west! Cowboys galloping through vast landscapes, yearning looks into the distance, huge egos duelling to the blood - now in 'mobilescope'!
Dir. Louis Hudson | UK | 0:01:00
A music video about an excitable midwife getting too hands on with the miracle of birth, featuring charmingly squishy innards and overbearing enthusiasm.
Dir. Paul Hill | UK | 0:01:30
A mischievous UFO annoys a farmer for no good reason.
Dir.Jake Mansbridge | UK | 0:03:08 (s)
A man sits quietly in his small cramped apartment trying to enjoy his only love, a fish supper. His dreams and evening are ruined by the leaky crack in his ceiling and the drip.
Dir. Nir Berger | Israel | 0:04:00
In a post-nuclear-war Jerusalem, two teenage siblings travel what's left of the city in search of their little brother.
Dir. Elliot Gibson | Australia | 0:04:14 (s)
Potion master, Anansi, is a man of many faces. Which face will he show an innocent boy in search of a potion for his sick father?
Dir. John C Kelley | USA | 0:04:23
Through brief conversations with an adaptive chatbot, a professor sees more clearly his own creativity and depression in this animated short. "GUSTER" is based on actual messages and poetry written by the app.
DISJOINTED - CIRCUS HIGH
Dir. Eimhin McNamara | Ireland | 0:01:00 (uk)
Roll up! Roll up! Spin the wheel and see what fate has in store for you! Produced as part of the Chuck Lorré Netflix show Disjointed
Dir. Edward Bulmer | UK | 0:06:07 (w)
Frank told a bad joke. Nobody laughed. At 3.00am he's unable to sleep as he obsesses over this social faux-pas.
Dir. Song Yungsung | Japan | 0:05:00
Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Life keeps traveling across the universe.
Dir. Mykyta Lyskov | Ukraine | 0:14:00
Deep love has finally happened in Ukraine. Comrade Lenin’s skull bursts. A confident man dives head first into a waterless pool.
Dir. Josh Hicks | UK | 0:03:00 (uk)
A somewhat biographical story of a hard-pressed protagonist making an elaborate coffee round for his colleagues.
Dir. Eleri Edwards | UK | 0:03:00 (s)
A hiker wanders into the forest and discovers a goat. However this goat has plans for him...
WHAT WILL FUTURE HUMANS LOOK LIKE?
Dir. Casey Raymond | UK | 0:03:47
A short humorous animation, looking at the future physical evolution of human beings.