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Animation 2: “SPECIAL SELECTIONS” (15)
From a mischievous raccoon, to Trick or Treat gone mad, enjoy these shorts specially selected for the Kinofilm Festival. Be amused, entertained, touched and informed by films that have made their way around the world, including the Oscar nominated ‘A Single Life’.
Baxter NORTHWEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Ty Coyle, Prod: Ty Coyle, Michael Bond II
USA (2013), 2 min. 56 sec., Cert PG
Baxter the raccoon gets into Granny’s Sweet Shop, but his candy obsession winds up getting the best of him.
Runaway UK Premiere
Dir/Wri: Susan Yung, Emily Buchanan, Esther Parobek, Prod: Ringling College of Art & Design
USA (2013), 3 min. 37 sec., Cert PG
A charming story about a misunderstanding between a man named Stanley and his treasured 1950s fridge named Chillie.
Creamen NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri/Prod: Esther Casas Roura
Spain/USA (2013), 12 min. 4 sec., Cert PG
The four lovable and sweet main characters capture our hearts as they gradually have to confront an unexpected challenge to their very existence.
Leaving Home (Uit Huis) NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Joost Lieuwma, Prod: il Luster Films- Chris Eimers Mouw
Netherlands (2013), 6 min. 36 sec., Cert 12a
A father decides his son is old enough to leave home-only each time he does, he returns in increasingly strange ways.
Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam NORTHWEST Premiere
Dir/Prod: Jeff Chiba Stearns
Canada (2013), 7 min. 42 sec., Cert PG
The To-Do list comes alive in this award-winning, collaborative animation.
IOA NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Gabriel Moehring, Prod: Hochschule Lucerne School of Art & Design- Nina Gellerson
Switzerland (2013), 2 min. 12 sec., Cert 12a
A vowel reciting machine describes in a soliloquy its miserable existence at the hands of a despotic singing teacher.
Love in the Time of Advertising NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Matt Berenty & David Bokser, Prod: Kevi Shapiro
USA (2013), 8 min. 15 sec., Cert PG
A young man lives inside a billboard, updating the advertisements. When he falls in love with a beautiful lady living across the highway, he uses the only method he knows to get his message across: Advertising.
Dir/Wri: David Pavon, Prod: Emilio de la Rosa
Spain (2013), 5 min. 52 sec., Cert 12a
Once upon a time there was a paper boat, who lived in an abandoned toy store. This is the story of his life’s journey.
A Single Life
Dir/Wri/Prod: Marieke Blaaw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen
Netherlands (2014), 2 min. 24 sec., Cert 12a
When playing a mysterious vinyl record, Pia is suddenly able to time travel through her life.
Dir/Wri: Yiannis Liolios, Prod: Jon Broberg Carter, Yiannis Liolios
Greece (2013), 5 min. 29 sec., Cert PG
When a bug accidentally turns purple, he is taught a valuable lesson in friendship.
Ivan and the Wolf UK Premiere
Dir/Wri/Prod: Anna Levinson
Germany (2015), 4 min. 56 sec., Cert 12a
In order to become a real man, little Ivan must pass a test of courage in which he has to kill a wolf. But it is not easy at all, since the two of them like each other right away.
Home Sweet Home NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Pierre Clenet, Alejandro Diaz, Romain Mazevet, Stephane Paccolat, Prod: Autour de Minuit
France (2013), 9 min., 56 sec., Cert 12a
The Story of a house which escapes from its suburban foundations and sets off on an epic journey.
Dir/Wri/Prod: Robert Loebel
Germany (2013), 3 min. 49 sec., Cert PG
An animated short about the daily routine of life in a windy country. The inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions, with the wind creating a natural system for day-to-day routine.
Heavenly Peace NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri/Prod: Andreas Wessel-Therhorn
USA (2014), 5 min. 13 sec., Cert 15
An estranged gay couple is visited by a mischievous cupid just in time for Christmas. Based on a comic by Ralf Konig.
Pommes Frites NORTH WEST Premiere
Dir/Wri: Balder Westein, Prod: Chris Mouw, Ramon Verberne, Michiel Snijders
Netherlands (2013), 2 min. 9 sec., Cert 15
It is Halloween and three kids go out trick or treating. It’s a windy night and the only welcoming person in the small town is treated to an unexpected sight.