The Black Horse of Animation 2/3

competition set of animations
80'
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Lost Control

Lost Control
TWN 2017 6'
DIRECTED BY: Chai Tse-Chang
SCREENPLAY BY: Chai Tse-Chang
PRODUCED BY: Chai Tse-Chang
The protagonist, suffering from OCD, shares his view of the world. Suddenly, we see everything through angles and measurements, and every little inaccuracy can create enormous discomfort.
Barbara Adamus
CHAI TSE-CHANG
In his works, he tackles serious themes such as mental illness and employment.

Rabbit's Blood

Rabbit's Blood
GBR / JPN 2017 5'
DIRECTED BY: Sarina Nihei
SCREENPLAY BY: Sarina Nihei
PRODUCED BY: Little Dot Studios
A story straight from Lynch's playbook. Silly, scary, strange; so simply superb? The combination of cartoonish style and realistic sound effects is a genius decision!
Agata Leżuch
Sarina Nihei
An animator and illustrator from Tokyo. She specializes in surreal, hand-drawn animations.

Bloeistraat 11

Bloeistraat 11
BEL / NLD 2018 10'
DIRECTED BY: Nienke Deutz
SCREENPLAY BY: Nienke Deutz
PRODUCED BY: Annemie Degryse, Lunanime
Two inseparable friends spend their last summer together. Due to slow changes in the teenagers’ growing bodies, their bond transforms. A beautiful story about coming-of-age, rivalry and understanding.
Agata Leżuch
Nienke Deutz
A filmmaker currently living and working in Rotterdam.

Ghostory

Duchařina
CZE 2017 10'
DIRECTED BY: Alžběta Göbelová
SCREENPLAY BY: Alžběta Göbelová, Martin Kubalec
PRODUCED BY: Thomas Bata university in Zlin
One would think that death ensures lasting peace. But the animation's protagonist is hounded by (non)existential pain: who is he? How did he die? With a camera under his sheets, he starts an investigation HBO and Netflix would be envious of.
Jacek Wandzel
Alžběta Göbelová
A Czech illustrator, animator and filmmaker. She currently works freelance in Prague.

Run Rostam Run

Bodo Rostam Bodo
IRN 2017 11'
DIRECTED BY: Hossein Molayemi
SCREENPLAY BY: Hossein Molayemi
PRODUCED BY: Barfak Studio
To accomplish his goal, Rostam, the Persian national hero, must face the reality of contemporary Tehran. The mix of traditional motifs and a diagnosis of social issues served in a light, funny manner.
Gaba Palicka
Hossein Molayemi
He worked as a character designer, storyboard artist and animator on TV shows and commercials.

The Voice Over

The Voice Over
BEL 2018 5'
DIRECTED BY: Claudia Cortés Espejo, Lora D'Addazio, Mathilde Remy
SCREENPLAY BY: Claudia Cortés Espejo
PRODUCED BY: Alexandre Mailleux
What if fictional characters could hear a voice over, telling them what to do - but couldn't escape it? Three animators spin a yarn about Bobby and his unusual problem. A fourth wall-breaking story-within-a-story.
Matylda Badera

Off Season

Hors Saison
FRA 2017 6'
DIRECTED BY: Nicolas Capitaine, Céline Desoutter, Lucas Durkheim, Léni Marotte
SCREENPLAY BY: Nicolas Capitaine, Céline Desoutter, Lucas Durkheim, Léni Marotte
PRODUCED BY: Gobelins , l’école de l’image
A beautifully drawn and acted animation from Gobelins. Jude, a tired, aging park ranger doesn't see a partner in her colleague Karen. Instead, she sees competition and a living reminder of the passing time.
Jacek Wandzel

Frank

Frank
EST 2018 2'
DIRECTED BY: Huei Jen Hung
SCREENPLAY BY: Huei Jen Hung
PRODUCED BY: Huei Jen Hung
A human-sized puppet enjoys coffee, until a group of people decides to join in. A fantastic, memorable and amusing mix of stop-motion live action and puppetry.
Gaba Palicka
Huei Jen Hung
An animator and filmmaker, especially interested in the usage of stop-motion.

Melt Down

Melt Down
USA 2018 5'
DIRECTED BY: Amy Xu
SCREENPLAY BY: Amy Xu
PRODUCED BY: Amy Xu
A surreal story of a bodyless boy in a melting world of stressed-out people. Sharp colors and aggressive animation expertly present the characters' levels of tension.
Gaba Palicka
Amy Xu
A Brooklyn-based artist specializing in traditional animation, illustration and design.

A Blank control

Hégémonie du vide
BEL 2017 7'
DIRECTED BY: Maëva Jacques
SCREENPLAY BY: Maëva Jacques
PRODUCED BY: Vincent Gilot
Lively, colorful forests are invaded by a humanoid bird monster, who sucks all the coloring out of them. It exploits life-giving creatures to gain energy, which it uses to enter a trance-like state. Trippy.
Matylda Badera
Maëva Jacques
After graduating in animation from Cournon d’Auvergne, she continues her studies at La Cambre in Brussels.