CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS PRESENTS

THE ANIMATION COMPETITION PROGRAM

AT CARDIFF INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2016

THE SHORTLIST

PROGRAM 1

Apple

dir. Guanyu Li

China | 3 mins

A reflection on the humble apple - from Adam & Eve to Steve Jobs.

Olilo

dir. Ao Li

USA | 5 mins

An introverted girl is held captive by her own semi-transparent personal space.

A Place I've Never Been

dir. Adrian Flury

Switzerland | 4 mins

With countless images being endlessly made…

White Out

dir. Yun Ha

South Korea | 4 mins

An arctic poacher, after chasing a polar bear, gets caught in a whiteout and passes out.

After The End

dir. Sam Southward

UK | 10 min

For Rene Fustercluck, life was bad, the Apocalypse was awful and then Gordon arrived.

All Beautiful Things

dir. Dafna Englander

Israel | 3 mins

A woman contemplates her memories in a river of reflections.

Mirage

dir. Yaya Xu

USA | 4 mins

Exploring the essence of memory and its significance in our lives.

Evanescent

dir. Alice Parkes

UK (Wales) | 4 mins

An exploration of the relationship between a young girl and the forest spirit she awakens.

Atmosphere

dir. Robin Tremblay

Canada | 5 mins

A dreamlike journey describing transit through different worlds.

Islander's Rest

dir. Claudius Gentinetta

Switzerland | 18 mins

The boat goes out so often it comes back drunk from the sea.

THE JURY

 

 

Selecting the winner of the new Best Animation award at CIFF from the competition shortlist will be a jury including:

 

 

SARAH FELL

Executive Producer for The Amazing World of Gumball: Cartoon Network

 

 

MERLIN CROSSINGHAM

Creative Director for Wallace and Gromit: Aardman Animations

 

 

DARREN DUBICKI

Director: Aardman Animations

 

 

STEVE HENDERSON

Editor: Skwigly magazine

Co-Director: Manchester Animation Festival

 

 

JOANNA QUINN

Director: Beryl Productions

 

PROGRAM 2

Snowfall

dir. Conor Whelan

Ireland | 4 mins

A young man has a moving experience at a party.

Portrait Of A Wind Up

Maker

 

 

dir. Dario Perez

Spain | 5 mins

An expat has built up a new life as a wind up toy maker.

Fulfilament

dir. Rhiannon Evans

UK | 8 mins

An illuminating, stop motion adventure through the brain.

Pirouette

dir. Zige Zhang

USA | 2 mins

A woman in shadow tries to find her true reflection in a hall of mirrors.

Cage

dir. Pengpeng Du

USA | 4 min

Life is liberty in a cage.

Mr Madila

dir. Rory Waudby-Tolley

UK | 8 mins

The colour of nothing. It's so beautiful, no?

OCD

dir. Zoey Zhao

UK | 3 mins

A day in the life of a man who has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Chase Me

dir. Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud

France | 3 mins

A story about embracing your fears, and turning them into something beautiful.

Personal Effects

dir. Elena Megalos

USA | 7 mins

A heartbroken woman procures a goat to consume her ex-lover's belongings.

Death In Space

dir. Tom Lucas

UK (Wales) | 1 min

The many ways to meet an untimely death in outer space.

Manoman

dir. Simon Cartwright

UK | 11 min

A man unwittingly creates a minature version of himself.

SCREENINGS

 

PROGRAM 1

FRIDAY 22 APRIL | 1:30pm

 

Tickets £4 / £3 concessions

 

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CHAPTER

Market Road

Cardiff

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PROGRAM 2

SATURDAY 23 APRIL | 4:15pm

 

Tickets £4 / £3 concessions

 

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CHAPTER

Market Road

Cardiff

CF5 1QE

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