CIFF: Animation Competition Showcase 2 (adv18)
We welcome back Cardiff Animation Nights who present their second block of animated shorts in competition from all over the world.
There Is Still Life
Canada/2017/7mins. Dir: Maxime Roz, Yann Jobin, Thibault Houdon
A dark museum at night reveals wondrous worlds to one of his inhabitant.
Eye for an Eye
Germany/2017/4mins. Dir: Steve Bache, Louise Peter, Mahyar Goudarzi
Frederick Baer spent over a decade on death row in Indiana State Prison. He is still waiting for his death penalty to be executed.
To Build a Fire
France/2017/13mins. Dir: Fx Goby
A man and his dog trying to survive in the overwhelmingly freezing and hostile nature of the Yukon Territory.
Portugal/2017/12mins. Dir: Sara Barbas
A love story about Catarina (a cat) who bumps in to her old flame and ‘might-have-been' lover Diogo (a dog) at airport security.
Estonia/2017/4mins. Dir: Heta Jäälinoja
Doorbell rings. Someone is at the door. But everything's a mess.
UK/2017/4mins. Dir: Sean Vicary
An autobiographical journey through a landscape evoked by the physiological process of olfaction.
UK/2017/4mins. Dir: Ben Mitchell
Klementhro may not have it all, but at least he has his paddle. A cautionary tale.
UK/2017/3mins. Dir: Arwyn Hughes
The man and the road do battle across the desert, as one tries to kill the other.
UK/2017/8mins. Dir: Chris Shepherd
Serving twelve years behind bars for a crime you didn't commit focuses the mind. Everything becomes crystal clear.
Belgium/2017/15mins. Dir: Ely Dagher
Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city.