Student Competition Program 2




USA, Germany, 2022, 18.00

Director: Michael Bohnenstingl

School: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Wannabe musical legend Slouch is pushed by his song-writing-demon Nuffti to deep dive into his darkest emotions, while his girlfriend Lisa is pregnant and wants him to transition into a harmonic family life...



Russian Federation, 2022, 04.00

Director: Aleksandra Kononova

School: School-studio of Animated Films SHAR

Finding himself alone, in an unfamiliar environment, the main character is a man trying to find contact with everyone he meets on his way. He repeats the movements and sounds of unknown creatures, "pokes" the interlocutors, and even chases them, hoping in this way to gain understanding and, perhaps, somehow arrange his life in a world without heaven and earth, where he has absolutely nothing to rely on.



Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 04.05

Director: Sandra Marić

School: Academy of Arts Banja Luka

Rainboy and his raining cloud annoy passers-by from the very beginning of the story - nobody wants to be wet.  He starts a journey and finds his purpose - he and his cloud will travel and do good.



Poland, 2022, 01.00

Director: Joanna Żybul

School: National Filmschool in Lodz

Short story about anticipation for a special delivery...


The Package / La Meute /

France, 2022, 06.09

Director: Louise Cottin-Euziol, Lou-Anne Abdou, Antoine Blossier Gacic, Charline Hedreville, Agathe Moulin, Victoria Normand, Gabriel Saint-Frison

School: Rubika

After a harassing day, Marion, a young woman in her twenties, recounts her story to a policeman, hoping to be understood. For her, the responsible one is part of the hounds. For him, she is the one responsible.



Serbia, 2022, 03:12

Director: Izabela Radisavljević

School: Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, Animation Studio

A crying girl runs away from a clown who tries to make her laugh.


Dinner With Turkey 

Estonia, 2022, 06:51

Director: Hleb Kuftseryn Kuftseryn

School: Estonian Academy of Arts

A TV cooking show spiced with love, envy and betrayal.



Romania, 2022, 01.06

Director: Eugen Munteanu

School: Universitatea Națională de Artă Teatrală și Cinematografică „Ion Luca Caragiale”

A girl thinks she has found herself.



Estonia, 2022, 07.51

Director: Anne Mirjam Kraav

School: Estonian Academy of Arts

A dream or a reality of a young girl?


Peaceful Day / Trait Calme /

France, 2022, 06.00

Director: Gabrielle Mouret

School: ISCID (Institut Supérieur Couleur Image Design)

Someone wake up somewhere and his carried away by his daily life.


Odd Bird

Israel, 2022, 05.12

Director: Eden Foxiniano

School: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

It’s night time, Lola is sitting by her bedroom window looking at her reflection after an argument with her partner. She sets out on a journey into her inner world through a dream and returns to reality with new understandings following an encounter with a mysterious bird.


At the Top of the Hills / Le Plus Grand des Petits Voyages /

France, 2022, 05.17

Director: Charlotte Coudreuse

School: Atelier Supérieur d'Animation - Atelier de Sèvres

Coline had enough with her city life. She listens a podcast with Xavier Bourgois about micro-adventure, to escape a moment… Seeing world from a new perspective, she decides to go live her adventure … in a quest to live a impactful moment.



France, 2022, 04.06

Director: Emma Brun

School: Atelier Supérieur d'Animation - Atelier de Sèvres

In Lucien's family, one rule cannot be broken: use the computer before the age of 12.


The Potter's Daughter / La fille du potier /

France, 2022, 08.52

Director: Edern Guichard

School: EMCA - Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d'Animation (Angoulême)

A potter's daughter sneaks into her father's workshop at night to draw the outline of her shadow on a wall. Her drawing comes to life. When the potter discovers them, he becomes so furious that he locks his daughter in one of his pots. She grows old and shrivels up... until she regains freedom of movement?