Competition program 1



Mr. Pete & the Iron Horse

Switzerland, 2021, 07:35

Director: Kilian Vilim

Script: Kilian Vilim

Animation: Lorenz Wunderle, Kilian Vilim, Lukas Pulver, Fela Bellotto, Etienne Mory, Aira Joana, Frederic Siegel, Lara Perren

Music: Raffael Pochanke

Sound: Etienne Kompis

Production: YK Animation Studio GmbH, SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen


The diligent soldier Mr. Pete does everything to meet the high standards of his baroness. To satisfy her insatiable lust for speed he shovels madly on her new iron horse's voyage.


1st Cosmos CREATION

Serbia, 2022, 07:15

Director: Jelena Bešir

Script: Jelena Bešir

Animation: Jelena Bešir

Music: Béla Bartók

Sound: Marko Kekezović , Ana Vasić

Produkcija: BLOK FILM


Two fish are looking for each other and pass each other. A boy has lost his balloon and does not give up his intention to catch it again. A fantastic creature (a bird-woman) catches a fish. The fisherman caught the sun by chance... These characters are less the bearers of the plot and more symbolic representations of search, union, transformation and liberation.


THE UMBRELLA / Le Parapluie / 

France, 2022, 15:30

Director: Claire Ledru

Script: Claire Ledru

Animation: David Martin, Claire Ledru, Nikita Fraysse, Aurore Peuffier

Music: Mino Malan

Sound: Audrey Ginestet

Production: Xbo Films


Incessant rain erodes the earth, its material collapses, nothing remains of the landscape except long and narrow pillars rising against an immense sky. On one of these islands, a survivor stands still, clinging to his umbrella, his only weapon against the downpour. In the narrow confines of this tiny stage, individuals will be forced to live one on top of the other.



Germany, 2021, 04:32

Director: Malte Stein

Script: Malte Stein

Animation: Malte Stein

Music: Malte Stein

Sound: Malte Stein

Produkcija: Malte Stein


Haunted by a little thing, a man gets driven to the edge.



Croatia, 2022, 08:50

Director: Darko Masnec

Script: Darko Masnec

Animation: Darko Masnec, Anita Kos, Stjepan Milas

Music: Luka Smetisko

Zvuk: Luka Smetiško

Production: Studio u šumi


An astronaut in love orbits around the sun absorbing its energy. But the sun is too big, causing their connection to break, and the astronaut must continue on his own. As he tries to return to his source of energy, he realizes there are others like him. What started out as a game, slowly turns into a love triangle. Shapes change, but their needs remain the same.



Portugal, 2022, 11:50

Director: Laura Gonçalves

Script: Laura Gonçalves

Animation: Inês Teixeira, Marta Reis Andrade, Alexandra Ramires, Vitor Hugo Rocha, Maria Francisca Moura, Dimitrije Mihajlovic, Laura Gonçalves, Martim Cordovil, Patrícia Guimarães, Diana Peixoto

Music: Ricardo Santos Rocha

Sound: Pedro Marinho, Bernardo Bento

Production: Bando à Parte


On a hot August afternoon, the family gathered at the table remembers uncle Botão: the Colonial War, emigration to France, where he lived and worked thirty years as a garbage man. Memories of each are crossed to tell the story of a man who lived a hard life through humor and fantasy, like when he returned to Belmonte, in a van full of trash, turned into a real treasure.


MY TIGER / Mon Tigre

France, 2022, 14:10

Director: Jean-Jean Arnoux

Script: Jean-Jean Arnoux

Animation: Jean-Jean Arnoux, Jon Boutin, Tom Chertier, Laure Escadafals, Françoise Losito

Music: Jean-Jean Arnoux

Sound: Quentin Romanet

Production: Xbo Films, L’image d’après


Mr K works for « Pastagel », a miraculous product which keeps your hair perfectly smooth and shiny all day long. Mr K tries to be neat, but his hair is rebellious and doesn’t stay in place, perhaps just like him ?