Animex Awards Student Shorts 1
This screening contains the following short films:
Lenna Stamatopoulou, UK, 03:34, 2014
Middlesex University, UK
A stylised 2D animation - a young girl tries to escape from society's corruption.
Ken Keiso, Australia, 02:12, 2014
AIM School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
The surreal line drawings in black and white of this 2D animation, depict the decomposition of a torso in the eyes of a paracosm.
You Can Get Away
Jamin Wu, Singapore, 03:15, 2013
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Mimicking the slapstick style and humour of american 2D cartoons of the 1940’s and 1950’s, in this playful 2D animation Big Guy thinks he can get away with a crime he has committed.
With Joy and Merriness
Boukraa Jeanne, Belgium, 05:52, 2014
Ensav la Cambre
In this experimental doco style animation in 2D we observe every day scenes that take on strange proportions where the rise of technology leads to the biggest dream of all: immortality.
Ilana Morgan Schwartz, USA, 04:20, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
A colourfully illustrated 2D animation transports us to a firefly orchestra deep in the forest, where a rebel bug decides to go against the musical rules. Party with bugs in this all-encompassing tale.
Daniela Lizano, Viviana Mora, Costa Rica, 04:07, 2014
University Veritas, Costa Rica
Born with a balloon attached to him, Meelo tries to hide what makes him different and unique, until he meets Jane. Subtle character animation in 2D.
Tamar Akavia, Israel, 05:00, 2014
Shenkar College of Design and Engineering, Israel
Surreal animation in a painted watercolour style conveys a struggle against emotional stress. As the water surrounds her the heroine can only escape by diving into the deep.
Kasia Wilk, Germany, 05:45, 2012
Institute for Animation, Visual Effects and Postproduction, Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
One day I found a bear, or he found me. In a simply drawn style reminiscent of children's book illustration, the animation tells a humorous allegory.
Will Wivell, UK, 03:14, 2014
In a classical 2D animation style, a boy and a businessman cross paths with the help from a mischievous magpie.
Bram Cayne, Canada, 01:57, 2013
Skilfully animated in 2D, music meets mayhem when a bird and a dog fight amongst a struggling songwriter's musical instruments, resulting in a free-jazz free-for-all.
Joel Passman, UK, 02:38, 2013
School of Computing, Teeside University, UK
2D animation in surreal proportions about a romantic dinner which goes astray when nipped by a lively lobster.
Robert Löbel, Germany, 03:49, 2013
University for Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
Stylised 2D animation about the daily life of people living in a windy place who are helplessly exposed to the weather. But they have learnt to live in difficult conditions where the wind creates a natural system for living.
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