Various | 2020 | 64’ | no cert | various
This programme showcases the very best of the inventive, insightful and sometimes downright wacky work of the animators across the world who submitted to this year’s festival. From alien robots struggling with ennui to animated embroidery, there's something for everyone here.
United States | 2020 | 3’ | Yen Jui Lu
An artist’s love letter to drawing, creativity and their childhood.
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United States | 2020 | 3’ | Mike Schneberg
An alien robot escapes the monotony of its home planet, only be to sucked back into it again on another.
Hats for Cats
United States | 2020 | 2’ | Stylo Moniker
A lady loves knitting hats for her pets. Even after losing her sight, she never loses her vision.
I Miss Hugs
UK | 2020 | 8’ | Ana Songel
The story of a single parent and her only daughter, who after migrating to another country, is forced into creating a new sense of affection with her mother back home
United States | 2020 | 7’ | Greg Garay
Izzy struggles with the decision to reconnect with an old friend. As she gives into her jealousy for her friend’s success, she decides that her subconscious won’t get the better of her.
United States | 2020 | 2’ | Emma Penaz Eisner
Lairs, layers, liars: in this poetry film, hatred insidiously supplants a couple's love.
Bulgaria | 2020 | 5’ | Radostina Neykova
Innovative handmade embroidery animation about becoming a hero.
Mossy’s Moors Tours
UK | 2020 | 2’ | Richard Jacobs
Day trippers choose the beach over the rain-soaked moors, but moorland inhabitant ‘Mossy’ has a plan to bring the crowds to his home.
Argentina | 2020 | 7’ | Nicolas P. Villarreal
Endless distractions threaten to disrupt creativity, as ever.
United States | 2020 | 8’ | Eun Bi Chang, Samah Damanhoori
During Eid Ghufran returns to their home, the Paper City, to find they’re no longer included in the family photo.
Party – Bad Math
Hong Kong | 2020 | 3’ | Yuen Kam Shing
A bold music video for ‘Party’ by Hong Kong indie band Bad Math.
Spain | 2020 | 12’ | Rubén Garcerá
A series of crimes is devastating the city and there is only one person who is capable of finding the culprit: Toni Clues.
Netherlands | 2020 | 10’ | Arjan Brentjes
In a heavily polluted world, a young woman mourns the disappearance of animal species. When she falls ill due to a bacterial infection, nature appears to send her a message in her hallucinations.
Cardiff Mini Festival Programme
Saturday 2 October
5pm - Big Spender
7pm - Film Networking Social (First Space)
Sunday 3 October
10.30am - Animation
12.10pm - Student Award
1.40pm - Music Videos and One Minute Wonder
3.15pm - Documentary
4.50pm - Low Budget
6.40pm - Welsh Film Award
8.05pm - Twisted Tales
9.00pm - Awards & Closing Party (First Space)
£6 / £4