31 January - 4 February
Schedule: Week to view (pdf)
Programme: International Shorts 1
International Shorts 2
International Shorts 3
International Shorts 4
International Shorts 5
Animex Screen Exhibition
Retrospective 1: Painted Animations
Retrospective 2: Phil Mulloy Animations
Special 1: Sexuality and Desire
Special 2: Spike & Mike's New Sick & Twisted Animation
Special 3: Avoid Eye Contact NYC Independent Animation
International Shorts 5, 70 min
Emily and the Baba Yaga
Clive Tonge, Siobhan Fenton, 2005, UK, 9'24"
A haunting computer animation as a modern retelling of a traditional Russian fairytale - think Hans Christian Anderson re-imagined by David Lynch! An Animex Production.
Dan Calvert, 2005, UK, 3’0”
The instinctual, hedonistic Id and the pragmatic, anxious Ego personify Freud’s ideas as 3d characters, and humorously reveal inner conflict in the most trivial situations. An Animex Production.
Pia Borg, 2003, Australia, 6’0”
A mechanical music box tells an intriguing and macabre tale – in stop-motion animation.
The Girl and the Horse
Rebecca Manley, 2003, UK, 3’20”
A small girl is crying because there is a hole in her stomach. A mysterious horse appears and things begin to change. Sand on glass technique, stop-frame and live action.
Vera Neubauer, 2004, UK, 5’30”
Woolly headed Annie gets ridiculed in return for her made up stories. Part of a puppet animation series titled Woolly Town.
A Salminen, A Ovaskainen, C Lindstrom, 2002, Finland, 6’5”
Award winning puppet animation at Tampere and Annecy - a battle between a lumberjack and a giant bunny over some trees.
Vera Neubauer, 2001, UK, 4’30”
BAFTA Cymru for Best Animation and Best Short Film. In this tale Little Red Riding Hood doesn't let herself be eaten by the wolf. Part of a puppet animation series titled Woolly Town.
The Microsillon Song
Laurent Pouvaret, 2002, France, 9’0”
In a desert, a man presents a variety show every evening. Stop-motion puppet animation. From Folimage Studios - also see feature Raining Cats and Frogs.
Animex Pro, 2005, UK, 16’00”
Seven short animations produced by a class of animation students specially for Animex in different 2d and 3d techniques and styles, including Tom Johnson’s Percy's Big Little Journey, Adam Steel’s Airgits, Paul Bloomfield’s Think, Chris Smith’s The Truth about Crop Circles, Graham Purvis’ Fallen Angel, Chris Corner’s Derelicts, Chris Learwood’s Oddballs, Juan Avellaneda Sanchez’s This little thing... and Philip Askin’s Gone in 60 Hours.