Animation 5

10 May 2018 - 14:00
mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

International shorts

International shorts

Each screening event features a different programme of short films selected from the international entries. From drawn animation to 2D computer animation, from state-of-the-art cgi to stop-motion, from narrative to experimental to visual effects, the screenings present diverse and amazing animation shorts that you might otherwise never get the chance to see!

This selection includes animations made by very young filmmakers as well as other animations that are suitable for children and all ages.

This screening runs for one hour.

*asterixed titles are in the official competition of Animex Awards 2018

The Artist and the Kid *

The Artist and the Kid *

A frustrated artist looking for inspiration in the mountainous valley of India is unwittingly guided on a journey by a mysterious kid.

Sasank Dhulipudi, Deepak Chandramohan, Charlotte Brun | 00:03:25 | 2017 | India

Dsk International Campus

A Story About a Bear Who Wanted to be a Horse *

A Story About a Bear Who Wanted to be a Horse *

A stream-of-conscious narrative and animation in the style of child-like drawings tell the story of the filmmaker’s young friend Ryan telling him about his stuffed bear’s quest to become a horse.

Calvin Brett | 00:03:18 | 2017 | Canada

Concordia University

selFish *

selFish *

Fisherman Augustine is proud of his fish collection but he still needs to catch the last fish that is missing. Catching the fish costs him everything he has ever had.

Lukas Figel | 00:10:20 | 2017 | Slovakia

Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava

The Automata *

The Automata *

In a Music Box City, the automata have to follow their fixed routine, day by day. Moko, a member of the Police patrol monitoring the dolls, starts to doubt the situation…

Man Yin Cheng | 00:03:44 | 2017 | United Kingdom

University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins

Zack And The Rainbow: Making Friends *

Zack And The Rainbow: Making Friends *

Hyperactive 6 year old Zack, just comes on too strong and is constantly rejected in his attempts at befriending others at his new School. But the arrival of a girl called Rainbow, changes the outcome of his encounters.

Natalie Priest | 00:05:24 | 2018 | United Kingdom

University for the Creative Arts

Metamorphosis *

Metamorphosis *

In a search for acceptance and happiness, a girl pictures herself in the skin of people around her.

Jane Carmen Oliveira | 00:05:22 | 2017 | Brazil

Escola de Belas Artes da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Blue *

Blue *

Blue is about a character's struggle of being different.

Maryam Farahzadi | 00:04:00 | 2016 | USA

Rochester Institute of Technology

Ted *

Ted *

The value of his childhood memories and its once powerful imagination conveyed simply in stop-motion.

Tada Kongjonrak | 00:02:53 | 2017 | USA

Academy of Art University

Orion *

Orion *

In a strange and dangerous universe, a boy named Orion and his dog Houston appear in deep trouble as they seek a mysterious precious object on top of a steep mountain.

Esteban Henriquez Galeano | 00:05:52 | 2017 | Spain

Polytechnic University of Valencia

LizardQuest *

LizardQuest *

A young gecko goes on an epic journey with a barbarian turtle and a mage chameleon to defeat the great Komodo dragon.

Nicole Cespedes, Micah Breitweiser, Jessica Castillo | 00:04:27 | 2018 | USA

Nicole Cespedes, Micah Breitweiser, Jessica Castillo | 00:04:27 | 2018 | USA

Oltremura *

Oltremura *

Conformism and social habits run the life of a small city in southern Italy, until a curious boy discovers the inexorable mechanism that controls and moves all its inhabitants.

Francesca Marchiando Pacchiola, Giovanni Saponaro, Cecilia Argenton, Salvatore Pione | 00:06:11 | 2018 | Italy

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

Pas D'yeux *

Pas D'yeux *

A boy, left faceless from an unfinished painting, seeks for his face in the artist world - a short film about identity, surpassing an existentialist crisis and defining oneself.

Thao Dan Nguyen Phan | 00:03:19 | 18/5/2017 | USA

The School of Visual Arts NY

  • © Teesside university 2018