Main Competition



Misaligned / Koniunkcja


Poland, Latvia, 2022, 7:00


Director: Marta Magnuska

Script: Marta Magnuska

Animation: Marta Magnuska, Martins Dumins, Kristine Zvirbule

Sound: Michał Fojcik

Production: Animoon, Atom Art



The woman and the man are in a room, a gecko sits in a terrarium, several flies are circling a lamp. Gradually we find more and more dependencies and analogies between their activities and observed elements as the rhythm of their universes accelerates. The microcosms shown seem to interact rhythmically and belong to some cosmic order.




Serbia, 2023, 07:18


Director: Vuk Palibrk, Tanja Brzaković

Script: Tanja Brzaković

Animation: Vuk Palibrk

Music: Janja Lončar

Sound: Miloš Drobnjaković

Production: Talas Film



Animated film "Lupus in fabula" was inspired by a children's poem "Once Upon a Time there was a Lion", by a famous Serbian children's poet Dusko Radovic. Our hero, Wolf, is faced with existential problems of the modern age, dreaming of being more adapted, more secure and protected.



 An End to War Enough / A guerra finita

Italy, 2022, 04:43


Director: Simone Massi

Script: Simone Massi

Animation: Simone Massi

Music: Lorenzo Danesin

Production: Emergency



A world without war is another utopia that we cannot wait any longer.





France, 2022, 04:41


Director: Osman Cerfon

Script: Osman Cerfon

Animation: Quentin Marcault, Hippolyte Cupillard, Osman Cerfon, Martin Touzé

Sound: Arnaud Kalmes, Denis Vautrin

Production: Miyu Productions



Aaaah! is a cry of pain, surprise, fear, joy, songs, grumbling, laughter, anger… Aaaah! is the expression with which children, these primary and innocent beings, experience life in a community, framed by the whistles of adults.



From one painting… to another / D’une peinture… à l’autre

Switzerland, France, 2023, 03:10


Director: Georges Schwizgebel

Script: Georges Schwizgebel

Animation: Georges Schwizgebel

Music: Atahualpa Yupanqui,  Roberto Aussel

Production: Studio GDS, Radio Télévision Suisse, Miyu Productions



An immersion in art through two paintings on the same subject created half a century apart.



Her Dress for the Final

Croatia, 2023, 08:45


Director: Martina Meštrović

Script: Martina Meštrović

Animation: Martina Meštrović, Marko Meštrović, Ivana Bošnjak

Sound: Iva Kraljević

Production: Kreativni sindikat



One day my granny dyed her wedding dress black. She wanted to be buried in it.



Beautiful Figures

Belgium, 2022, 04:00


Director: Soetkin Verstegen

Script: Soetkin Verstegen

Animation: Soetkin Verstegen

Sound: Magda Drozd

Production: Soetkin Verstegen



Thoughts ripple over the pages of a personal notebook, kept during a stay at different science labs in Zürich. They float from one to another, like a mind map of unfinished ideas on memory, medical imaging, cells, and aging.



Trace / Sleda

Bulgaria, 2022, 06:42


Director: Asparuh Petrov

Script: Asparuh Petrov

Animation: Asparuh Petrov

Music: Andrea Martignoni

Sound: Andrea Martignoni

Production: Compote Collective



A young writer dedicates his nights to hunting entangled phrases with his pen. The moment he is confronted with the pregnancy of his wife his world collapses. Lingering fears and painful memories overwhelm him and he needs to trace the missing piece.




Hungary, Romania, 2022, 14:17


Director: Balázs Turai

Script: Balázs Turai

Animation: Balázs Turai, Zoltán Koska, Dániel Bárány, Márton Szakonyi

Music: Benjamin Efrati

Sound: Péter Benjámin Lukács

Production: Boddah, Safe Frame



After losing his fiancée and his good looks in a freak accident, Clyde must confront his inner demon.



Ana Morphose

Portugal, 2023, 10:00


Director: João Rodrigues

Script: João Rodrigues

Production: Bando à Parte



A little girl reads herself to sleep. As she dozes off, the physical world starts melting into an alternate reality where the contents of a book rule over the laws of physics. Ana has to escape being swallowed by the overwhelming accumulation of printed knowledge and find her own space in a world where nothing is what it seems.




Hungary, 2022, 4:50


Director: Réka Bucsi

Script: Réka Bucsi

Music:  David Kamp

Production: Boddah



R​epetitive still standing movement​, an exploration of the visual image for its own sake.​ A projection of mental images, which are formed while listening to music. From the simple act of drawing a line, to the intricate movement and complex structure of animation that is able to self-generate.



A kind of Testament / Un genre de testament

France, 2023, 16:24


Director: Stephen Vuillemin

Script: Stephen Vuillemin

Production: Remembers



A young woman comes across animations on the Internet that have clearly been created from her private selfies. An unknown female with the same name confesses to identity theft. But death is quicker than the answer to the question: “Why?”




France, 2022, 1:37


Director: Laen Sanches

Script: Laen Sanches

Sound Design: Magnus Monfeldt, Nick Smith

Production: Laen Sanches, Autour de Minuit



Welcome to the world of PLSTC, an undersea dystopia that submerges you in the disturbing reality of plastic pollution. Through a series of graphically confronting AI-generated and hand-composited images, this animated film confronts you with the devastating consequences of our habits on marine life and leaves you gasping for breath.



Letter to a Pig

France, Israel, 2022, 16:40


Director: Tal Kantor

Script: Tal Kantor

Animation: Meton Joffily, Anne Kraehn, Tal Kantor

Music: Pierre Oberkampf

Production: Miyu Productions, The Hive Studio



A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life. A young schoolgirl hears his testimony in class and sinks into a twisted dream where she confronts questions of identity, collective trauma, and the extremes of human nature.



Shorts from the box / it's a match

Hungary, 2023, 6:42


Director: Géza M. Tóth

Script: Géza M. Tóth

Production: Kedd



"Let's try to always think outside the box."

The last matchstick left in an old matchbox pops out and goes on its journey. After many funny adventures it always ends up in the same place, it returns to the same box, but never in the same way.





Serbia, 2023, 9:20


Director: Darko Dacović

Script: Darko Dacović

Music:  Damjan Jovičin

Sound Design: Damjan Jovičin

Production: Vorky Team/Kinematika



This is an animation experiment, inspired primarily by an ancient Babylonian myth on creation, “Enuma elish”. The goddess Tiamat, who created gods and the world, is in conflict with her offspring. She had lost the battle, and now new forms arise out of her body…



Sweet Like Lemons


United Kingdom, 2023, 5:31


Director: Jenny Jokela

Script: Jenny Jokela

Animation: Jenny Jokela

Music: Sarah Playford

Sound Design: Adam Woodhams

Production: Jenny Jokela



Sweet Like Lemons is a visual reflection on getting out of a harmful relationship and moving on. The title is a play on the saying “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”, only in this case there is no lemonade to be made but the lemons still taste sweeter than what you left behind.




Belgium, France, 2022, 20:00


Director: Jeremy Depuydt, Giuseppe Accardo

Script: Jeremy Depuydt, Giuseppe Accardo

Animation: Pauline Defachelles, Vincent Detourbe

Music: David Gana, Laurent Cabrillat

Sound Design: Julien Baissat

Production: Punchline Cinema , Next Days Films



At the end of the 19th century, in a Sicilian countryside village, the young Pina holds the power to regenerate the land. With each harvest, the village is prey to shameless mafia looting. Pina's encounter with the mafia chief will plunge the hamlet into an era of starvation, endangering the destiny of the whole country.






Russian Federation, 2022, 10:35


Director: Varya Yakovleva

Script: Varya Yakovleva

Animation: Nadezhda Fedotova, Varya Yakovleva, Tatiana Yatsina, Pavel Suslov, Sasha Deeva

Music and sound design: Alexei Prosvirnin

Production: Studio SHAR



Strangers come to visit the home of a young couple. Taking advantage of the hospitality of the hosts, the unexpected guests push the couple to do rash things, which leads to the destruction of the established order and harmony within the family.



The Boy and the Crow

Romania, 2023, 2:49


Director: Tudor Om

Script: Tudor Om

Production: Tudor Om



The crow swallows the boy's blood from its beak. The boy has only one choice: run or face his fears.



Remember How I Used to Ride a White Horse

Croatia, 2022, 9:57


Director: Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda

Script: Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda

Animation: Ivana Bošnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda

Director of photography: Ivan Slipčević

Sound design: Hrvoje Niksic

Production: Kreativni sindikat



A waitress goes about her daily routine serving coffee whilst having thoughts of escaping her reality. A customer is constantly recording and listening back to the surrounding sounds of the café and is completely fixated by this task. Apathy is a condition that leads consciousness into stagnation, but do either of them realize that they are themselves examples of this condition?




Serbia, 2023, 5:05


Director: Mihajlo Dragaš

Script: Mihajlo Dragaš

Animation: Mihajlo Dragaš



Imprisoned in frozen landscapes, a young girl tries to defeat her own demons and regain a lost part of her soul.




Portugal, 2023, 9:50


Director: Marta Monteiro

Script: Marta Monteiro

Production: Animais Avpl; La Clairière Ouest



A woman victim of domestic violence looks back at the years when she was married, recalling how difficult it was to stay afloat.



Sit Down, Don't Touch Anything

Switzerland, 2022, 5:20


Director: Frederic Siegel

Script: Frederic Siegel

Production: Team Tumult



A face is born out of chaos. It struggles to exist. It struggles to find its purpose. It struggles to sit on a chair. In fact, it struggles with many things. But thank God, it’s trying. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯




Estonia, 2023, 9:58


Director: Mattias Mälk

Script: Mattias Mälk

Production: Eesti Joonisfilm



After a clash with a flock of ducks, the military loses its missile into a thick forest. On the outskirts of the same forest, a woodsman and his lover Vicky are caught redhanded by the local huntress Selma. Vicky runs naked into the forest with the vengeful huntress hot on her heels. Fortunately, an ongoing LARP camp provides a hideout for Vicky who tries to blend in.



The Master of the Swamps

Germany, 2023, 4:07


Director: Sasha Svirsky

Script: Sasha Svirsky

Music: Jessica Moss

Production: XZ Foundation



The film is devoted to Russian emperor Peter the Great, who lived in the late 17th and 18th centuries and brutally westernized the country. He aspired to build a great empire and considered this goal worth paying any price. Centuries have passed since his reign, but the last events show us that his bloody dream still contaminates people's minds in Russia.



Family Portrait

Croatia, Serbia, France, 2023, 14:30


Director: Lea Vidaković

Script: Lea Vidaković

Animation: Marion Le Guillou, Bilitis Levillain, Viollete Delvoye

Sound: Zoran Maksimović

Music: Miroslav Jovančić

Production: Adriatic Animation, Vivement Lundi!, Biberche Productions



As Austro-Hungary teeters on collapse, Andras and his daughter are taken aback by the visit from Andras' brother, Zoltan, who comes accompanied by his large family.







Russian Federation, 2023, 13:15


Director: Svetlana Andrianova

Script: Svetlana Andrianova

Animation: Svetlana Andrianova

Music and Sound design: Artem Fadeev

Production: School-Studio “SHAR”



Surreal, grotesque, and absurd film in the spirit of the Russian avant-garde based on the short stories of Daniil Kharms and inspired by the work of constructivists and suprematists.




Russian Federation, 2023, 6:10


Director: Ivan Arkhipov

Script: Ivan Arkhipov

Animation: Ivan Arkhipov

Sound design: Vladislav Levitskiy

Production: Ivan Arkhipov



Experience is something you've never done… The deeper you go, the more frightful this experience is…

Animation film reveals to the viewer the mystical moment of the intercession of the Great Mother for humanity before the power of doom. Animation made of metal plates and graphic prints in the art of drypoint engraving.



Love bubbles

Switzerland, 2023, 7:34


Director: Marcel Hobi

Script: Marcel Hobi

Animation: Joana Toste

Music:  Mario Batkovic

Sound design: Peter Braeker, Oscar van Hoogeves

Production: Looping Animations



Floating on a pink cloud as a couple is easy. It is much more difficult to cope with everyday life and the future together - an amusing relationship drama.



Almost Forgotten / Quase Me Lembro

Portugal, 2023, 9:07


Director: Dimitri Mihajlovic, Miguel Lima

Script: Dimitri Mihajlovic, Miguel Lima, Pedro Bastos

Animation: Carolina Bonzinho, Dimitri Mihajlovic, Leander Meresaar, Marta Andrade, Miguel Lima, Rozenn Busson, Teresa Baroet

Music: Hainbach

Sound design: Bernardo Bento, Pedro Marinho

Production: BAP - Animation Studio



A woman wanders through the impermanence of her childhood memories, trying to rebuild the story of the house where her grandfather lived.




Netherlands, 2023, 3:00


Director: Kim Spierenburg

Script: Kim Spierenburg

Animation: Kim Spierenburg

Music: Kim Spierenburg

Dizajn zvuka/Sound design: Pat Stewart

Production: Kim Spierenburg



Heartbeat is an ode to (new) life. Inspired by the sound of the violin that revives me. Heartbeat is about moving on and how making music is precious and should be cherished. As a disabled artist I have firsthand knowledge of the fragility of life. As a female artist, I intuitively express the themes of womanhood, the experience of womanhood, birth and the creation of life in this film.



Bright Souls

Russian Federation, 2022, 8:00


Director: Anastasiia Zhakulina

Script: Anastasiia Zhakulina

Animation: Anastasiia Zhakulina

Music: Sofia Petkevich

Sound design: Elena Nikolaeva

Production: Fireball LLC



Adapted from the short story of the same name by Vasily Shukshin. Heat, summer, countryside, harvest… Misha is a truck driver who's always off at work, transporting grain from faraway villages. His wife Yenya misses her husband terribly and craves love and attention. She is hurt when Misha swings by home and immediately starts tinkering with the truck. The dark summer night is so beautiful, and the time is running out to just be with each other.



Bientôt la Lumière

France, 2022, 4:24


Director: Thami Nabil, Hedi Nabil

Script: Thami Nabil, Hedi Nabil

Music: Mad Rey

Production: Miyu Productions, Red Lebanese, Studio X8



In a dystopian Paris, a young man tries to survive by selling drugs. Hunted by a rival gang, he goes on a roadtrip through the city.



Lost Kisses

Serbia, 2022, 8:37


Director: Marija Milanović Lazarevski

Script: Marija Milanović Lazarevski

Animation: Marija Milanović Lazarevski

Music:  Sonja Lončar, Andrija Pavlović

Sound design: Miki Todorović

Production: Media Global Agency


Film about transience, loss, with happy end.




Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2023, 3:45


Director: Mladen Đukić

Script: Mladen Đukić

Animation: Mladen Đukić

Music:  Katarina Shelehova

Sound design: Predrag Blagojević

Production: Aeon Production



Contemplating a conflict and its potential outcomes.



Margarethe 89

France, 2023, 18:00


Director: Lucas Malbrun

Script: Lucas Malbrun, Marie Larrivé

Animation: Morgan Curt, Hippolyte Cupillard, Jean-Baptiste Peltier, Charlie Belin, Jonas Schloesing, Daria Skripka, Yehor Bondarenko, Angelina Dorozhinskaia

Music:  Mael Oudin

Sound design: Quentin Romanet

Production: Eddy Production



Leipzig, 1989. Margarethe, a young punk opposed to the East German regime, is detained in a psychiatric hospital. She dreams of breaking out to join the man she loves - a punk musician named Heinrich. Though the regime's days may well be numbered, the Stasi informants are more present than ever.