Animated Short Films

Ding

Germany – 2021 – 5’
Directed by
Malte Stein
Contact: maltestein@gmx.de

Chased by a teeny-tiny thing, a man is pushed to his limit.

Les grands vacances

Belgium, France, Switzerland – 2021 – 26’
Directed by
Vincent Patar and Stéphane Aubier
Contact: festivals@autourdeminuit.com

School is out. Indian and Cowboy are bored. They decide to build a boat and set off on an adventure. But their first try is disastrous. With help from animals, they finally manage to inaugurate their proud boat. As to be expected, nothing goes as planned.

Dans la rivière

China, France – 2020 – 15’
Directed by
Weijia Ma
Contact: distribution@lesvalseurs.com

Lu et Wei are two little girls who live in a village on the river. Both have a special relationship with this river, which seems to be the cradle of tragic stories.

Trona Pinnacles

France – 2020 – 13’
Directed by
Mathilde Parquet
Contact: festival@miyu.fr

Nineteen-year-old Gabrielle is stuck near the Valley of Death between her two parents, who are no longer on speaking terms. The situation seems hopeless until an unexpected event makes everything right again.

Polka Dot Boy

France – 2020 – 8’
Directed by
Sarina Nihei
Contact: festival@miyu.fr

For as long as he can remember, a boy has suffered from an illness that causes polka dots to appear on his arms. During a series of strange events, he discovers a hidden link between his illness and a religious group.

Un coeur d'or

France – 2020 – 13’
Directed by
Simon Filliot
Contact: production@jplfilms.com

For the sake of her son, a young mother is forced to sell her organs to an elderly woman who’s ill. Flesh for gold. Slowly, necessity gives way to greed. In selling her body, she becomes alienated from herself.

Little Miss Fate

Switzerland – 2020 – 8’
Directed by
Jorder von Rotz
Contact: ramon@yk-animation.ch

Little Miss Fate lives in a world determined by destiny. When the occasion arises, she slips into the role of world leader. She inadvertently creates a monster that’s eager to suck all the love out of the world.