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ANIMATION
SCREENINGS



A fresh selection of sixty-five cutting-edge animated shorts and premieres illuminate the big screen in four thematic screening programmes full of psychedelic eye candy, virtual popcorn and ingenious storytelling.

PROGRAM 1

GROWING PAINS

 

Conference Premiere: Thursday, May 2, 10:30 @ Silent Green 
Festival Viewing: Sunday, May 5, 13:00 @ Silent Green

2023 / US / 00’27’’ Nate Milton natemilton.com

Child Predator

2023 / US / 00’27’’
Nate Milton

natemilton.com
2024 / AU / 05'34'' Paul Rhodes Animation: Haein Kim Client: Adult Swim paulrhodes.club

Best Friend Style

2024 / AU / 05’34”
Paul Rhodes

Animation: Haein Kim
Client: Adult Swim

paulrhodes.club
2024 / HU / 10’00’’ Bence Hlavay Music: SYNONYMS (Gergely Matos, Kristof Huszár) Sound Design: Mark Puszta, Borbála Sinki Production: MOME Anim pirosanimation.com

I Would Eat If I Could

2024 / HU / 10’00’’
Bence Hlavay

Music: SYNONYMS (Gergely Matos, Kristof Huszár)
Sound Design: Mark Puszta, Borbála Sinki
Production: MOME Anim

pirosanimation.com
2024 / US / 03’08’’ Felipe Di Poi Client: Adult Swim Production: Adult Swim @feleup

Little Eddy Episode 3

2024 / US / 03’08’’
Felipe Di Poi

Client: Adult Swim
Production: Adult Swim

@feleup
2021 / US / 04’02’’ Kelly Schiesswohl kelly4.me

Trichotillomania!

2021 / US / 04’02’’
Kelly Schiesswohl

kelly4.me
2023 / PL / 09’00’’ Maks Rzontkowski robocik2.com

Martyr’s Guidebook

2023 / PL / 09’00’’
Maks Rzontkowski

robocik2.com
2023 / IE, UK / 03’50’’ Rachel Fitzgerald Music: Grigor Abgaryan Sound Design: Nicholas Faris Production: Royal College of Art rachel-fitzgerald.com

Nightpay

2023 / IE, UK / 03’50’’
Rachel Fitzgerald

Music: Grigor Abgaryan
Sound Design: Nicholas Faris
Production: Royal College of Art

rachel-fitzgerald.com
2024 / UK / 06’00’’ Mocong Yuan Production: Royal College of Art yuanmocong.com

Floaters

2024 / UK / 06’00’’
Mocong Yuan

Production: Royal College of Art

yuanmocong.com
2023 / UK / 13’34’’ Harry Plowden harryplowden.com

All Gucci My Broski

2023 / UK / 13’34’’
Harry Plowden

harryplowden.com
2023 / US / 05’30’’ Patrick Ward Music: Steven Kanter Production: Paersek paersek.com

David

2023 / US / 05’30’’
Patrick Ward

Music: Steven Kanter
Production: Paersek

paersek.com
2023 / IE / 09’50’’ Conor Kehelly @conor_kehelly_art

The Final Nail In The Coffin

2023 / IE / 09’50’’
Conor Kehelly

@conor_kehelly_art
PROGRAM 2

CHARACTER VIGNETTES 

 

Conference Premiere: Friday, May 3, 10:30 @ Silent Green
Festival Viewing: Sunday, May 5, 14:15 @ Silent Green

2021 / BE / 02’45’’ Jonathan Djob Nkondo Sound Design: Nicolas Snyder jonathandjobnkondo.com

The New Exhibition

2021 / BE / 02’45’’
Jonathan Djob Nkondo

Sound Design: Nicolas Snyder

jonathandjobnkondo.com
2023 / DE / 03’18’’ Sam Southward Character Design: Anastasiia Ibragimova (FOREAL) Sound Design: Peter Albertz aka Fonty Music Production: FOREAL samsouthward.co.uk weareforeal.com

ESC.

2023 / DE / 03’18’’
Sam Southward

Character Design: Anastasiia Ibragimova (FOREAL)
Sound Design: Peter Albertz aka Fonty Music
Production: FOREAL

samsouthward.co.uk
weareforeal.com
2024 / IL / 02’50’’ Mati Ernst Sound Design: Yuval Vilner @mati_ernst

The Beauty of Walking

2024 / IL / 02’50’’
Mati Ernst

Sound Design: Yuval Vilner

@mati_ernst
2023 / AU / 04’11’’ Zoe Medcraft Character Design: Zoe Medcraft, Felix Colgrave Music: Nitai Hershkovits, Rejoicer Client / Agency: Raw Tapes Production: Wombot Studios wombot.studio

Side Sidemi

2023 / AU / 04’11’’
Zoe Medcraft

Character Design: Zoe Medcraft, Felix Colgrave
Music: Nitai Hershkovits, Rejoicer
Client / Agency: Raw Tapes
Production: Wombot Studios

wombot.studio
2023 / DE / 02’42’’ Harry Bhalerao harrybhalerao.com

Karotte

2023 / DE / 02’42’’
Harry Bhalerao

harrybhalerao.com
2023 / UK / 00’30’’ Qianhui Yu Music: Elisabeth Flett Sound Design: Lucie Treacher Client: GIPHY qianhuiyu.com

In My Garden

2023 / UK / 00’30’’
Qianhui Yu

Music: Elisabeth Flett
Sound Design: Lucie Treacher
Client: GIPHY

qianhuiyu.com
2023 / US / 02’05’’ Yusef Najafi yusef4d.com

Too Short: The Sequel

2023 / US / 02’05’’
Yusef Najafi

yusef4d.com
2024 / IE / 03’20’’ Conor Finnegan Music: MELTS @conorfinneganan

MELTS – Altered

2024 / IE / 03’20’’
Conor Finnegan

Music: MELTS

@conorfinneganan
2022 / US / 00’25’’ Qieer Wang Sound Design: Squash & Biscuit Client: GIPHY Production: QIE MEDIA qieerwang.com

Unplugged

2022 / US / 00’25’’
Qieer Wang

Sound Design: Squash & Biscuit
Client: GIPHY
Production: QIE MEDIA

qieerwang.com
2024 / US / 09’44’’ Noah Mauchly Music: Ian Soderberg, Tom Bates Sound Design: Noah Mauchly @idontnoahmockley

Zeppo!

2024 / US / 09’44’’
Noah Mauchly

Music: Ian Soderberg, Tom Bates
Sound Design: Noah Mauchly

@idontnoahmockley
2023 / UK / 00’30’’ Sacha Beeley Client: Giphy Arts strangebeast.tv/artists/sacha-beeley

Rocks

2023 / UK / 00’30’’
Sacha Beeley

Client: Giphy Arts

strangebeast.tv/artists/sacha-beeley
2023 / IT / 03’28’’ Maria Zilli Music: Maria Zilli, Rocco Zilli @zia.amria

Giovanna and The Big Peacock

2023 / IT / 03’28’’
Maria Zilli

Music: Maria Zilli, Rocco Zilli

@zia.amria
2023 / ISR / 04'00'' Noga Tendler Sound Design: Yuval Vilner @zbavfantasy

I Wish All Of My Wishes Would Come True

2023 / ISR / 04’00”
Noga Tendler

Sound Design: Yuval Vilner

@zbavfantasy
2023 / FR / 02’05’’ Capucine Gougelet, Capucine Muller Music: BIZAR Client: BIZAR Production: MELTING PRODUCTIONS @capucinego

Gagnant

2023 / FR / 02’05’’
Capucine Gougelet, Capucine Muller

Music: BIZAR
Client: BIZAR
Production: MELTING PRODUCTIONS

@capucinego
2023 / UK / 00’34’’ Frida Ek Sound Design: Sounds Like These frida-ek.com

At Last

2023 / UK / 00’34’’
Frida Ek

Sound Design: Sounds Like These

frida-ek.com
2023 / DE, UK, HU / 01’52’’ Pia Graf, Jack Zhang, Julia Müller Music: Impey & Sleepier, Lapsung, Xav Clarke Sound Design: Áron Lörinzi Client: Giphy Arts Production: Nice Try Collective @nice.try.collective

Illegal Mana

2023 / DE, UK, HU / 01’52’’
Pia Graf, Jack Zhang, Julia Müller

Music: Impey & Sleepier, Lapsung, Xav Clarke
Sound Design: Áron Lörinzi
Client: Giphy Arts
Production: Nice Try Collective

@nice.try.collective
2024 / DE / 05’00’’ Tatjana Theuer Character Design: Tatjana Theuer, Tanja Nuijten Music: Philipp Lust Sound Design: Timo Kleinemeier Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg tatjanatheuer.com

Rise Age

2024 / DE / 05’00’’
Tatjana Theuer

Character Design: Tatjana Theuer, Tanja Nuijten
Music: Philipp Lust
Sound Design: Timo Kleinemeier
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

tatjanatheuer.com
2023 / MY / 04’07’’ Michael Lim Music: Flipturn Production: Space Dawg Studio studiospacedawg.com

Flipturn – Space Cowboy

2023 / MY / 04’07’’
Michael Lim

Music: Flipturn
Production: Space Dawg Studio

studiospacedawg.com
2023 / US / 05’03’’ Jack Gray Music: Edouard Abrieu Sound Design: Judy Kim jackwg.com

Missed Connections

2023 / US / 05’03’’
Jack Gray

Music: Edouard Abrieu
Sound Design: Judy Kim

jackwg.com
2021 / US / 04'00'' Joseph Bennett Backgrounds: Charles Huettner Sound Design: Nic Snyder Client: FX Productions josephbennett.tv

FX Bumpers

2021 / US / 04’00”
Joseph Bennett

Backgrounds: Charles Huettner
Sound Design: Nic Snyder
Client: FX Productions

josephbennett.tv
2023 / HU / 06'00'' Domonkos Erhardt Music: Soma Nóvé Sound Design: Mátyás Tóth @erhardt.domonkos

From the Corner of my Eyes

2023 / HU / 06’00”
Domonkos Erhardt

Music: Soma Nóvé
Sound Design: Mátyás Tóth

@erhardt.domonkos
PROGRAM 3

PSYCHEDELIC MIDNIGHT MIX

 

Conference Premiere: Friday, May 3, 22:30 @Colosseum, Schönhauser Allee 123
Festival Viewing: Sunday, May 5, 15:30 @ Silent Green

2023 / US / 02’44’’ David Gelfand dgelfa3d.com

The Satyr and The Man

2023 / US / 02’44’’
David Gelfand

dgelfa3d.com
2023 / US / 04’00’’ Takeshi Murata, Christopher Rutledge Character Design: Takeshi Murata Music: DJ Taco Fiesta Sound Design: Takeshi Murata christophers.website takeshimurata.com

Larry

2023 / US / 04’00’’
Takeshi Murata, Christopher Rutledge

Character Design: Takeshi Murata
Music: DJ Taco Fiesta
Sound Design: Takeshi Murata

christophers.website
takeshimurata.com
2023 / FR / 01’19’’ Alexandre Louvenaz Character Design: Obviousplant Sound Design: Laure Ambiehl Client: Obviousplant @fantastic3dcreation

Corn Man Origin Theorie

2023 / FR / 01’19’’
Alexandre Louvenaz

Character Design: Obviousplant
Sound Design: Laure Ambiehl
Client: Obviousplant

@fantastic3dcreation
2023 / FR / 03’49’’ Shoboshobo Music: CHROMB ! Client: Dur et Doux shoboshobo.com

La Cérémonie

2023 / FR / 03’49’’
Shoboshobo

Music: CHROMB !
Client: Dur et Doux

shoboshobo.com
2024 / UK / 05’00’’ Sophie Koko Gate Music: Hot Sugar @sophiekoko

Milk Bath

2024 / UK / 05’00’’
Sophie Koko Gate

Music: Hot Sugar

@sophiekoko
2022 / US / 01’00’’ Michael McAfee Sound Design: Drasko V Client: Adult Swim mcafee.design

Polymorphic

2022 / US / 01’00’’
Michael McAfee

Sound Design: Drasko V
Client: Adult Swim

mcafee.design
2024 / AT / 04’37’’ Sebastian Freudenschuss Sound Design: Pieter Gabriel Production: bounty.studio bounty.studio

Transit

2024 / AT / 04’37’’
Sebastian Freudenschuss

Sound Design: Pieter Gabriel
Production: bounty.studio

bounty.studio
2023 / UK / 01’03’’ Gabriele Favaretto Music: Massimo Valanga Production: 3Disasters gabrielefavaretto3disasters.com

So Shiniiiiiing

2023 / UK / 01’03’’
Gabriele Favaretto

Music: Massimo Valanga
Production: 3Disasters

gabrielefavaretto3disasters.com
2023 / DE / 03’00’’ Franz Impler franzimpler.com

Nothing to Expect

2023 / DE / 03’00’’
Franz Impler

franzimpler.com
2024 / US / 02’28’’ Nate Soto Music: Cool Night by Paul Davis Sound Design: Emilio Guarino natesoto.com

Americana Laundorama

2024 / US / 02’28’’
Nate Soto

Music: Cool Night by Paul Davis
Sound Design: Emilio Guarino

natesoto.com
2023 / US, UK, MX, BE / 04’26’’ Micha Klein, Joseph Melhuish, David Rudnick, Alex Futtersak Character Design: Joseph Melhuish Music: Evian Christ Client: Warp Records davidrudnick.org

Evian Christ – Yxguden

2023 / US, UK, MX, BE / 04’26’’
Micha Klein, Joseph Melhuish, David Rudnick, Alex Futtersak

Character Design: Joseph Melhuish
Music: Evian Christ
Client: Warp Records

davidrudnick.org
2024 / CA / 03’39’’ Liza Desya lizadesya.com

The Mind Cleanser

2024 / CA / 03’39’’
Liza Desya

lizadesya.com
2023 / US / 04’15’’ Jack Wedge Music: Otto Benson, Christina Ventzou, Dasychira Sound Design: Ben Shirken Production: Laser Days Studio laserdays.studio

Star Tree of Arm Jouth

2023 / US / 04’15’’
Jack Wedge

Music: Otto Benson, Christina Ventzou, Dasychira
Sound Design: Ben Shirken
Production: Laser Days Studio

laserdays.studio
2024 / AU / 01’42’’ Renee French reneefrench.tv

Mick and Wiley

2024 / AU / 01’42’’
Renee French

reneefrench.tv
2023 / US / 04’00’’ Michael McAfee Music: Max Cooper mcafee.design

With Me

2023 / US / 04’00’’
Michael McAfee

Music: Max Cooper

mcafee.design
2023 / US / 08’00’’ Ryan McCown Sound Design: Ryan McCown ryanmccown.com

Flutz

2023 / US / 08’00’’
Ryan McCown

Sound Design: Ryan McCown

ryanmccown.com
2023 / US / 05’00’’ Alexander Dupuis Music: Milm alexanderdupuis.com

Transmogrified

2023 / US / 05’00’’
Alexander Dupuis

Music: Milm

alexanderdupuis.com
2024 / US / 17’00’’ Josh Shaffner joshshaffnerart.com

In Dreams

2024 / US / 17’00’’
Josh Shaffner

joshshaffnerart.com
2023 / US / 02’00’’ David Gelfand dgelfa3d.com

Saw Dolphins Today

2023 / US / 02’00’’
David Gelfand

dgelfa3d.com
PROGRAM 4

DON’T DREAM IT … 

 

Conference Premiere: Saturday, May 4, 10:30 @ Silent Green 
Festival Viewing: Sunday, May 5, 16:50 @ Silent Green

2021 / US / 01'14'' Joseph Bennett, Martin Starr Animation Assistance: Felipe Di Poi Music: Nic Snyder Sound Design: Mike Jansson josephbennett.tv

Football

2021 / US / 01’14”
Joseph Bennett, Martin Starr

Animation Assistance: Felipe Di Poi
Music: Nic Snyder
Sound Design: Mike Jansson

josephbennett.tv
2023 / BE, UK / 02’12’’ Jonathan Djob Nkondo Music: Jan Pryputniewicz, Marian Dziubinski Sound Design: Nicolas Snyder jonathandjobnkondo.com

Little Taste of Joy

2023 / BE, UK / 02’12’’
Jonathan Djob Nkondo

Music: Jan Pryputniewicz, Marian Dziubinski
Sound Design: Nicolas Snyder

jonathandjobnkondo.com
2023 / FR / 08’36’’ Lucie Grannec Sound Design: Philipe Baranzini, Christian Phaure, X. Drouault Production: École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs @luciegrannec

Furrie

2023 / FR / 08’36’’
Lucie Grannec

Sound Design: Philipe Baranzini, Christian Phaure, X. Drouault
Production: École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs

@luciegrannec
2024 / US / 01’52’’ Maddie Brewer Music: Blower5 Client: Adult Swim maddiebrewer.com

Devil’s Trumpet

2024 / US / 01’52’’
Maddie Brewer

Music: Blower5
Client: Adult Swim

maddiebrewer.com
2023 / FR / 03’19’’ Elenor Kopka Music: Timber Timbre Client: Timber Timbre elenorkopka.com

Timber Timbre – Sugar Land

2023 / FR / 03’19’’
Elenor Kopka

Music: Timber Timbre
Client: Timber Timbre

elenorkopka.com
2023 / IL / 07’12’’ Yuval Katz Music: Tommy Blu, Yuval Katz Sound Design: Tommy Blu yuvalkatz.com

7 Missing

2023 / IL / 07’12’’
Yuval Katz

Music: Tommy Blu, Yuval Katz
Sound Design: Tommy Blu

yuvalkatz.com
2023 / UK / 04’23’’ Dan Castro Sound Design: Rahul Nadkarni Production: University of Edinburgh castroandfriends.co.uk

UPUP

2023 / UK / 04’23’’
Dan Castro

Sound Design: Rahul Nadkarni
Production: University of Edinburgh

castroandfriends.co.uk
2024 / AR / 03’00’’ Jesica Bianchi Character Design: Jesica Bianchi, Pablo Roldán, Gonzalo Freiganes Music: Siamés Production: Rudo Company jessbianchi.com

Siamés – My Way

2024 / AR / 03’00’’
Jesica Bianchi

Character Design: Jesica Bianchi, Pablo Roldán, Gonzalo Freiganes
Music: Siamés
Production: Rudo Company

jessbianchi.com
2023 / UK / 07’48’’ Greg McLeod @myinkyhead

Me and Burd

2023 / UK / 07’48’’
Greg McLeod

@myinkyhead
2023 / DK / 03’28’’ Sara Nanna Jørgensen Music: Jacob Bellens Sound Design: Jacob Bellens, Søren Christensen Production: SARA NANNA sarananna.dk

Everybody Needs Some Loving

2023 / DK / 03’28’’
Sara Nanna Jørgensen

Music: Jacob Bellens
Sound Design: Jacob Bellens, Søren Christensen
Production: SARA NANNA

sarananna.dk
2023 / MX / 02’00’’ Isaac Huerta Amezcua Music: Franz Gordon artstation.com/isaachuerta

Bunny in a Bunny Suit

2023 / MX / 02’00’’
Isaac Huerta Amezcua

Music: Franz Gordon

artstation.com/isaachuerta
2023 / US / 10’00’’ Sean Pecknold Character Design: Emily Franz, Sean Pecknold Music: Claude Debussy Sound Design: David Kamp / Studio Kamp Production: Sing-Sing seanpecknold.com

Tennis, Oranges

2023 / US / 10’00’’
Sean Pecknold

Character Design: Emily Franz, Sean Pecknold
Music: Claude Debussy
Sound Design: David Kamp / Studio Kamp
Production: Sing-Sing

seanpecknold.com
2020 / US / 01’14’’ Michael Buchino Client / Agency: Sam Miller Production: Buchino buchino.net

Boring Ghost

2020 / US / 01’14’’
Michael Buchino

Client / Agency: Sam Miller
Production: Buchino

buchino.net
2023 / DK / 13’00’’ Tobias Rud Sound Design: Anders Ankerstjerne @tobiaslrud

The Tobos

2023 / DK / 13’00’’
Tobias Rud

Sound Design: Anders Ankerstjerne

@tobiaslrud

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