Animex Screen

Animex Awards Student Shorts 2

This screening contains the following short films:

In the Zoetrope In the Zoetrope

Liu Shuliang, China, 07:30, 2014

School of Animation and Digital Arts, Communication University of China, China

In this 2D animation a man is peeping into a zoetrope. As he peers at another person’s daily life, he sees nothing but his own life revolving.

re:belief re:belief

Raymond McCarthy Bergeron, USA, 06:55, 2014

Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Film and Animation, USA

The zoetropic short-film asks if recalling memories can break a cycle. Animation goes full circle from zoetrope to 3D objects and figures which were 3D-printed and then re-animated.

Plant Plant

Yi Wang, China, 06:58, 2014


Quirky stop-motion about plants and people exploring the idea that there are different ways and degrees of expressing love.

I Need My Monster I Need My Monster

Stephen Baker, USA, 11:06, 2014

University of Colorado, Denver, USA

‘Gone fishing. Back in a week...' But Ethan needs his monster under the bed. The cgi animation is based on the award winning children's book of the same title by Amanda Noll.

Soulmate Soulmate

Kenrick D'cunha, Himanshu Thakur, Sidharth Raj Grover, India, 06:56, 2014

DSK Supinfocom International, Pune, Maharashtra, India

CGI animation. After death, two separated souls must find a way to be with each other again.

Crochet Noir Crochet Noir

Jessica Harris, Australia, 07:51, 2013

Film & TV School, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University, Australia

A stop-motion animation in film-noir style using unusual knitted figures. Joe, a hard-boiled, hard-stitched, private detective moonlighting as a hit-man, has to make the ultimate choice to protect those dear to him.

Office Kingdom Office Kingdom

Salvatore Centoducati, Eleonora Bertolucci, Giulio De Toma, Ruben Pirito, Italy, 07:00, 2013

Centre of Experimental Cinematography, National Film School, Rome, Italy

In this highly accomplished 2D animation, bureaucracy turns Kafkaesque. In a quiet office a customer is waiting. But to get the right stamp from the clerk will not be simple.

That Bitch Becky That Bitch Becky

Rebecca Rochon, Canada, 06:30, 2014

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

A humorous social satire featuring wasps in fluorescent colours, set to continuous dialogue and monologues where Becky’s party spirals out of control.

The Age Of Rust The Age Of Rust

Alessandro Mattei, Francesco Aber, Italy, 07:12, 2014

Centre of Experimental Cinematography, National Film School, Rome, Italy

A satirical nature doco spoof: the life-cycle of the incredible 'Petramosaurus Cavator' species which inhabit the beautiful environment of the Alps, is revealed through fighting, the miracle of birth and their relationship to humans and our planet.

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