Selected from 60 graduate showreels and almost 30 countries this is a look at the best student work and first professional films from all around the world – the first step on the animation ladder for these talented filmmakers, and the first time their wild and wonderful imaginations have been unleashed. Best of the Next Programme 1 screens just before this one at 7pm. You can buy tickets for both screenings for just £12 + booking fee.
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Brow on the Windowpanes like those who keep Vigil on Sorrow (Clelia Nguyen, France)
The expectation of otherness can lead to self-doubt.
You Rise the Water Unfolds (Robin Vouters, France)
An ode to women in sensations and in dreams.
Fish (Arthur Sotto, France)
A geometric and poetic evocation of water in all its forms.
Even When We Sleep (Camille Monnier, France)
The warm and knowing daily life of an old woman and her cat.
Liberty (Jon Boutin, France)
“And for the want of a word, I renew my life, for I was born to know you, to name you. Liberty.”
The Curve of Your Eyes Encircles My Heart (Nicolas Rolland, France)
The first love of a little boy during summer camp.
The Cat (Johanna Huck, France)
A man, a cat. Which one will tame the other?
Woman in Love (Lea Krawczyk, France)
A sumptuous poem about love – vibrating with sweetness and fragility.
Lively Air (Pierre Grillere, France)
A parable on the path of love.
Poilus (Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye & David Lashcari, France)
The Moment (Karis Oh, USA)
An artist gets to learn the importance of things unseen as she gets to draw a strangers’ portrait.
20 (Chu-Ying Chiang & Hsin Lo, Taiwan)
Another Space (Hsiao-Chieh Tung, Taiwan)
A girl, her goldfish and the search for truth.
Chilli (Martina Mikusova, Slovakia)
Passion and aggression are primal instincts that sit rooted in all of us.
Flying Putzi (Ido Behar, Israel)
Putzi wants to rise above his handicap to fly in the sky with his only friend Pepi, a turkey.
Kastaars (Jasmine Elsen, Belgium)
Limites (Giulia Landi, Italy/France)
A girl, tired of her urban routine, decides to follow her dream of an alternative life in the mountains
Penelope (Heta Jaalinoja, Estonia)
We Are the Immigrants (Catalina Matamoros Puerto, USA)
A poetic portrayal of the hardships experienced by a small group of immigrants as they attempt to cross the border illegally.