Late Morning Animation: California Institute of the Arts School of Animation
11 - 11:40 am
01. The Hardest Jigsaw by Eric Anderson (2010) - 3:13 min.
02. Work by Michael Rianda (2010) - 3:58 min.
03. Crater Face by Skyler Page (2010) - 4:40 min.
04. Change in the Weather by Amelia Lorenz (2010) - 2:29 min
05. SunGuy by Michelle Xin (2010) - 3:30 min.
06. In a Nut Shell by Ben Holm (2010) - 1:30 min.
07. Blew Dandelion by Manny Hernandez (2010) - 1:29 min.
08. The Sasquatch and the Girl by Trevor Jones (2010) - 2:30 min.
09. Hughbert by Mallory Dyer (2010) - 1:29 min.
10. Dusk by Eddie Moreno (2010) - 4:53 min.
11. Dad? by Zesung Kang (2010) - 3:50 min.
12. Eat! by Jeff Liu (2010) - 4:00 min.
13. D is for Danger by Ryan Shaw (2010) - 1:30 min.
(10 min. break)
The Best of Cambridge UK International Super 8 Film Festival 2010
11:50 am - 12:55 PM
Bautista’s Fable by Rafael Martinez Moreno / 2009 / Colombia / 10 min / Dark Romantic Comedy
Bautista is an Afrocolombian fisherman who wants to be with Ada really bad, but it seems she only dates white tourists. How far is Bautista willing to go to be with her?
The ghost tram of Marseilles by Lionel Laget / 2009 / France / 12 min. / Comedy
During the winter of the early twentieth century, the noise had begun to be spread that a mad tram was moving at night in the streets of the town, mowing down everything in its passage. One night a man got inside of it …
Photophobia by Paulo Abreu / 2009 / Portugal / 5 min / Experimental
Fotofobia is the sensation of fear, sensitivity or aversion to any type of light.
Fledgling by Tony Gault, Elizabeth Henry / 2009 / US / 7 min./ Documentary
Fledgling explores the relationship between Kevin and a baby cow he finds on the street one stormy night. Kevin’s bakyard provides the rich setting for a story about his conflicted relationship to nature.
Bridge Study by Naren Wilkes / 2009 / UK / 3 min. / Experimental
This film studies the structural symmetry of a pedestrian bridge, made by crossing it 2718 times.
For each crossing, a single frame of super-8 was shot. The result is a film that takes the viewer
on an impossible dual journey.
Corto by Dairo Cervantes / 2009 / Columbia / 8 min. / Fiction
Two neighbors share sensations and feelings although the party wall divides them.
Move Your Body (A Coffee Nightmare) by Lars Harald Gathe / 2009 / UK / 5 Min. / Music video
When a husband complains to his wife of the quality of their usual coffee, she acquires Buck’s Plus,
a new brand of instant coffee. While it is pleasing at first, it has unusual, hallucinogenic side effects. Descending into a nightmare world, the husband is slowly convinced that the coffee is killing him and that his wife is behind it all.
The Birthday Cat by Freya Elliott / 2009 / UK / 3 min. / Comedy
A man forgets his girlfriend’s birthday: as an emergency gift he buys her a pet cat. The cat and his girlfriend soon start spending a lot of time together, and he becomes so jealous of their burgeoning relationships that he vows to get rid of the cat and take its place as her pet!
Natives by Derry Sheehan / 2008 / Australia / 3 min. / Experimental Drama
Natives is a two minute dialogue-free short, presented entirely in split-screen. The film captures a moment in the laconic lives of two young locals as they idle their time on a summer day. The film combines colour and black & white Super 8 film stock, an electronic score and isolated environmental sound effects to provide a fleeting insight into the minor trials of the everyday.
Self-Aid by Glen Hwang / 2009 / US / 4 min. / Comedy
A man is stuck in a hospital patient room and is waiting for the doctor to arrive. Bored, he toys around with gizmos on the counter but the situation quickly turns dangerous.
Comb over / Riporto e Riparto by Andrea Lo Coco, Nicola Visotto / 2008 / Italy / 4 min. / Comedy
Every day Mario has to tackle a problem that is not common to everybody. It’s not fear of the dark,
nor agoraphobia, not homophobia and not fear of empty spaces. He chooses to refuse his baldness
and builds a “comb over” on his head.
(10 min. break)
3 Small Format Experimental Films
1:05 - 1:45 PM
Stop Look and Listen by Dale Galgozy / 30 min. / Experimental Documentary
A short documentary about three Kent based musicians who break the mold of folk music: Hal Walker, Jon Mosey and Jack DiAlesandro. Made 10 years ago, this film was shot in Super 8mm on an initial $200 budget and took three years to complete. Like the music itself, it's a quilt of visual energy and reflects the tone of the performers.
Inside Out / Side One by Matt Meindl / 2009 / 5 min. / Experimental
Shot in both Super 8 and 16 mm, the filmmaker describes it as “A homemade amalgam packed with
hearty nostalgia chunks. Part of a complete remembrance.”
Through the Woods, Alice by Jason Shea / 2010 / 5:12 min. / Narrative Experimental / Super 8mm
A young woman, Alice journeys through the woods one quiet afternoon only to find that she’s not alone.