Short Film: DREAMS INTO DRAWING, 10min., Japan, Animation

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The painter KUWAGATA KEISAI lived over 200 years ago. He illustrated Ways to Sketch a series of picture books depicting humans and animals, all richly expressed. One day he was sketching a carp when suddenly he fell asleep and, in his dream, transfigured into a carp. The carp was enjoying his swim, but when a fisherman caught him things suddenly took a turn for the worse…

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Short Film: THE BACKWARD ASTRONOMER, 10min., USA, Animation/Drama

A privileged, young man falls in love with a wealthy woman and together they lead reckless lives of opulence in New York City. That is, until he finds something better—a doorway leading directly to the surface of the moon.

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  • Film Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Cel Animation
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color

Short Film: MORFRUSIS, 10min, Columbia, Animation/Fantasy

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MORFRUSIS is a delirious fable about Rena, an enslaved ordinary frog who becomes a liberator. Where once existed a lush and paradisiac forest, now agonizes a desolate landscape of enslaved frogs forced by other stronger, armed frogs to operate a huge industrial, tree swallowing mill. How could our tiny protagonist ever defeat this evil regime and its gluttonous, narcissist leader? Hint: magic fruits are involved…someday, somehow, somewhere…

  • Film Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 1 second
  • Completion Date:
    November 2, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    60,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Colombia
  • Country of Filming:
    Colombia
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
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Get to know the short film: ONE PER PERSON, 10min., Canada, Animation/Comedy

Played at the September 2017 Film Festival

Opp posterAn awkward fast food worker gains a new perspective on life while competing for customers against an excessively happy-go-lucky rival.

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  • Nasheet Zaman
    Director
  • Jacquelyn ‘Jac’ Piette
    Director
  • Melissa Nemcek
    Producer
  • Brian L. Tan ‘BLT’
    Producer
  • Nasheet Zaman
    Writer
  • Jacquelyn ‘Jac’ Piette
    Writer
  • Nasheet Zaman
    Story
  • Kendra Pasker
    Editor
  • Thomas Craigen Jr.
    CG Technical Supervisor
  • Jake Walker
    Composer
  • Film Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 26, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color