The Strawberry Shorts Film Marquee
@ Fordham Fest 2010
Programme 2: Animation
Friday 6th August: Screening 16:00 – 18:00
A selection of the very latest and best animation from all over the world.
Filmmaker: George Wu
When a young woman is found murdered in an abandoned train yard, a suspect is brought in for questioning.
(4:48, Animation, UK, 2007)
Filmmaker: Dominic Etienne Simard
Chromosome XYZ explores the symbolic relationship of man and women through episodes of solitude, intimacy and isolation as the product of love.
(12:30, Animation, CA, 2009)
Filmmaker: Christopher Chidlow
A short animated piece telling the story of an origami frog that is also a message written by a mysterious stranger for someone called Harmony. How is the origami frog going to be able to find this person? After all, he is just a paper frog… Maybe science could help?
(1:30, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Kirk Hendry, Lydia Russel
A tale of obsession with junk food that may prove hard to swallow!
(6:00, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Zhivko Dimitrov
Inspired by phenomenology and the role of the human body in shaping perceptions of reality, BODY follows the journey of a fictional character in search for answers to the grand questions of life, the universe, and everything.
(4:13, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Mo Rahman
In nature the strong prey on the weak for survival. When greed enters the land and disrupts the balance of nature, crimson beauty must seek refuge elsewhere to protect those close to it.
(2:06, Animation, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Jane Glynn
Rapunzel is on her way to the tower when she takes a wrong turn and finds herself lost in the woods.
(3:36, Animation, UK, 2009)
Movement of clouds is a musically lead animation, it explores the world of unattainable love.
It is a modern and poignant take on folklore and fairy tales of the past.
(2:07, Animation, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Amy Nicholls
A magician performs illusions to amaze and humor in a world where what you see, is not what you get!
(2:27, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Artiom Barkun
Drinking tea at night while moths and bats fly round the room.
(1:45, Animation, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Miguel Jara
Abelianas is an animal tractatus of violence and movement, of trace and color contrast.
(4:12, Animation, CO, 2009)
Filmmaker: Rhiannon Evans
Falling in love only lasts as long as a piece of string.
(2:51, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Avgousta Zourelidi
A story about a dog, an old lady and some . . . donuts.
(2:57, Animation, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Russel Taysom
There’s something in the fields . . . something evil!
(1:22, Animation, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Heidi Stokes
One Person Street is about a World were only one street exists.
A gangster type character dances playfully to a contradictory melancholic musical score, as metaphor for the personal journey that he himself has to build.
(1:36, Animation(musical), UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Karsten Koehler
Homage/Mash-up to Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, performed by Lego Star Wars Minifigures.
(11:04, Lego Movie, UK, 2005)
Animated music video in which the music make everyone have fun.
(3:52, Animation/Music Video, UK, 2006)
Filmmaker: Leeanne Flynn
We follow Juju as she disappears down the bath plug hole and emerges in another altogether stranger world.
(1:30, Animation, UK, 2010)
Filmmaker: Ivan Tsonov, Andrey Slabakoff
Cityscape. Everything ‘s bubbling with activity, cars are speeding, people are rushing into their busy lives.
But No! Two cars have blocked each others way.
Not only they have stopped the traffic, but they manage to frieze the time . . . moreover, it starts going backwards.
(6:08, Animation, BG, 2009)
Filmmaker: Delphine Mandin
The call of toilets resonate in the countryside. The animals start a crazy dance around the loo. When they have finished, they all go to wash their hand, but the naughty cat which don’t like water, decide to not join them.
A funny and light way to prevent disease and illness due to unhealthy habits.
(1:30, Animation, UK, 2009)
Filmmaker: Stephan Irwin
Champ desperately wants to fly but can’t get more than a few feet off the ground . . .
(4:00, Animated Music Video, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Carla Berzon
A heartfelt, true , short story told by a little girl about her father and their relationship.
(2:00, Animation, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Jonathan Weston
This animation shows what happens when real life infects the imagery of a glossy property advert.
Exploiting the familiar style of architectural visualisation, the film tracks the adverts increasingly reactionary responses to escalating urban events.
(3:48, Animation, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Carla Wright
A day in the life of a deluded Sindy doll.
She is tortured by her own jealousy, nightmares start to affect her every day life and vice versa.
(6:30, Animation/Experimental, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Vivien Peach
Have you ever looked at what you eat?
(4:45, Animation, UK, 2008)
Filmmaker: Alasdair Brotherston
A grotesque romp through the vaudevillian stylings of Canadian band The Tom Fun Orchestra, “Throw Me To The Rats” is an eclectic mix of macabre burlesque, exuberant puppetry and vomiting cats.
(4:34, Animation, UK, 2008)