Student Competition Program 3




Italy, 2022, 07.12

Director: Leo Černic

School: Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Animazione

It's not so easy to be a hero. But you, Pentola, you are my superhero.


My Mother the Sea

Estonia, 2022, 06.01

Director: Aspasia Kazeli

School: Estonian Academy of Arts

My mother’s journey to eternity through my path of grief.



Serbia, 2022, 02.50

Director: Sofija Stojanović

School: Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade, Animation Studio

A police robo-dog chases a dangerous prisoner through an impassable forest area.


Golden Margarite

Israel, 2022, 06.12

Director: Keren Karasik

School: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

The film documents brief moments in the daily lives of three teens, and the dynamics with the environment in which they live. The desolate city is not empty but feels alienated. The only "live" noise is not the sounds of the neighbourhood and the people, but the "sounds" of the buildings, power poles, and chimneys - all of which accompany the young teens throughout the day.



Denmark, 2022, 04.23

Director: Anne Sinéad Hodgers

School: The Animation Workshop, Viborg

When grief tears a hole in the fabric of your life, how does it feel?


Fucking Smoke / Puto Humo /

United Kingdom, 2022, 01.11

Director: José Prats

School: National Film and Television School

A child suffers the health complications of their mother's smoking habit, and whilst they show suffering the mother still carries on.


Not for Me

Russian Federation, 2022, 08.06

Director: Ivan Bondarenko

School: School studio of animated films SHAR

A young man is going to the country to gather mushrooms. On his way to the country, he meets a young girl. The impression of this fleeting meeting changes both his inner world and the reality around him.



Slovenia, 2022, 06.54

Director: Miha Reja

School: University of Nova Gorica School of Arts

A boy entering teenagehood escapes from home in search of a local carnival.


The Uncertain Snow / La neige incertaine /

France, 2022, 06.56

Director: Marion BOISROND, Marie-Liesse COUMAU, Gwendoline LEGENDRE, Ada Hernaez, Romane Tisseau

School: GOBELINS, l’école de l’image

On the lookout for polar bears in the Arctic, a wildlife photographer realises she may have missed more than a shot.


No Shortcuts

Estonia, 2022, 03.22

Director: Kadi Sink

School: Estonian Academy of Arts

A little dump of illegal rubbish brings great trouble upon the forest creatures and beyond.


Moon Blood

Israel, 2022, 04.21

Director: Katia Korzinov

School: Bezalel academy of art and Design

The film follows an adolescent girl's stream of consciousness as she tries to cope with her unfamiliar femininity. Slowly she begins to understand her body, the nature, the moon and the connection between them.


Small Hours

Ireland, 2022, 05.00

Director: Marta Sniezek, Christian Spurling

School: IADT– Institute of Art, Design + Technology

Small Hours is a fully split/mosaic-screen 2D animation short that follows two people's trains of thought, transitioning from one memory to another. As we dive deeper into the memories we transcend into the character's subconscious and lose track of reality.


Coffee Break

Switzerland, 2022, 03.15

Director: Sarah Binz, Viviane Barben

School: HSLU -Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

In a cozy café, Charlie enjoys her coffee and reads a book. Her peaceful state of mind gets interrupted when a mysterious Jaguar sits down at her table. Nervously she observes him, as her comfort zone is overgrown by a lush jungle. Charlie is drawn into an inner conflict between curiosity and distrust.


The Seine’s Tears / Les larmes de la Seine /

France, 2022, 08.49

Director: Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur

School: Pôle 3D

17 october 1961 - "Algerian workers" get down the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police prefecture.



France, 2022, 06.00

Director: Marianne Bergeonneau, Lauriane Montpert, Mélina Mandon, Cloé Peyrebrune, Elvira Taussac

School: Ecole des Nouvelles Images

During a thrilling massage, a lady is going to seduce her masseur. Through different rooms of a thermal cure, a seduction game would take place. A maze of sensation, flesh and steam which lead them to meet again.