EU Student Competition Programme
How to Catch a Bird
Nizozemska, 2013, hd, 4:30
When I was eight; my dad taught me how to fish. He told me to take the worm off the hook after fishing, but I had no idea why. After fishing I forgot about the worm and left it dangling on the hook. If I only knew then what the consequence of this action would be.
Belgija, 2012, hd, 7:48
An animated triptych that evokes the atmosphere of old Dutch paintings, where sisters are trapped in melancholy, facing the loss and emptiness over the missing one.
Dom / Otthon / Hearth
Madžarska, 2012, hd, 5:40
Three old women sitting in a boat, a man rowing. A girl smoking a cigarette on a rooftop. A family preparing for lunch together. An animated short, based on Ádám Bodor’s short story “Farm Girl”.
Zveličavna žeja / Lofty Thirst
Velika Britanija, 2012, hd, 3:0
In a dry world, water is key for survival. The water source is guarded so dearly by one species of desert-dwellers, who prevents others to benefit from it. Until one day their certainty depletes.
Zakaj me nikakor ne vidiš? / Γιατί απλά δεν με βλέπεις / Why can't you just see me?
Grčija, 2012, hd, 2:42
A lifetime attempt to find the perfect way to express oneself, in order to be seen by another one.
Veličastni levji deček / The Magnificent Lion Boy
Velika Britanija, 2013, dcp, 11:0
Whilst leading an expedition to Africa, anthropologist Leonard Orlov discovers a feral child living a brutal and primitive existence. Horrified, he brings the creature back to Victorian London, intent on civilizing the child
Nizozemska, 2013, dcp, 3:30
A young deformed boy lives as a side-show freak. When his father asks him to make a birthday-wish he starts to imagine...
A metaphor for the expectation some parents have with their children, without seeing that they have other ambitions and their own dreams.
Nemčija, Poljska, 2012, hd, 5:45
One day I found a bear. Or he found me. And he stayed.
Danska, 2013, hd, 6:45
Povl is a proud fisherman living on the rugged west coast in 18th century Denmark. When he is ostracized by the local towns-people, a tough and lonely existence begins. As a last and desperate attempt in order to win back his life, Povl decides to take advantage of the superstitious towns-people.
Poljska, 2013, hd, 7:20
Only death may sweeten the hardships of tiring life. It may not, however, be a vulgar death, but exceptional and uplifting, ultimately dismissing the worries of this world. Is it possible to plan an ideal death? It is much more difficult to die than to live as presented in this perverse animation.
Les coeurs vaillants
Francija, 2013, hd, 3:45
Childhood friends Jo, J.G and Daniel have formed a rock group called 'Les Cœurs Vaillants'. They set off to go to their very first concert.
O šunki / O šunce / Ham Story
Češka, 2012, hd, 5:37
An animated, imaginative story about the grey, everyday ordinariness of life. A story about imagination held in chains for so long, now released with all its might; about an innocent children's game of playing God.
Nenavadno izginotje g. Walterja Wernerja / L'étrange disparition de M. Walter Werner / The Strange Disappearance of Mr Walter Werner
Francija, 2013, hd, 4:0
Where has Walter gone? Alban seems to be the only one to wonder.
Tujec / Cizinec / Alien
Češka, 2013, hd, 7:20
A short 2D animation grotesque about travelling to different countries.