CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS
LAUNCH PARTY ONLINE
Join us Live on YouTube and help celebrate the launch of Cardiff Animation Festival 2020 Online with an hour of curated films from around the world!
(S) - Student film
(W) - Welsh premiere
(UK) - UK premiere
Friday 23 October 2020
8:00pm | Live on YouTube
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.