In abstract and quite specific ways animation gives us the shivers! Protagonists, whose reality hardly differs from hallucination, pave the path of this program: possessive carbuncles, nuclear threat, a voyeur, whose gaze drifts into inspection, a charming mischief maker, teeth (!) and service providers with a proclivity for fantasies of violence make one’s hair stand on end and let the blood rushing through the vains. Welcome to the wellness area of horror!
A man, infected, runs for his life.
Fish Is What I Desire
A 12-year-old girl refuses to eat the fish her parents prepare for her. A choice has to be made between rightness and obedience.
Bad Eye, Good Eye
Dark gray and red architectural fragments are merging to create an utterly new place, a closed habitat with its own mechanism.
A man finds a red pimple with a human face on his arm and tries to live with it. People around him don’t understand him, but then he meets a bartender who doesn’t mind the pimple at all.
A toxic cloud leads to the evacuation of an upper-middle class family. Its yellow presence has other consequences than the ones expected. The movie is a 2D animated short inspired by Don DeLillo’s novel “White Noise”.
Julie is a happy child. And completely ignorant to the fact that everything around her is dying a horrible death.
Tom is an optometrist. He can see through others’ hidden secrets through his optometry machine. Recently Ann moved to the neighborhood and Tom wants her so much that he is gradually engulfed by his own desire…
An abstract film that combines the genres of horror and psychological thriller. The main character, a murderer, records images in his mind which he then uses to reconstruct his crimes.
Café froid / Cold Coffee
Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy
Saigon, Vietnam. After her mother’s death, a young girl has to quit her studies to take over the family café. Facing a radical change of life, loneliness and sorrow, she gradually gets confused.
On his untroubled way, an individual unexpectedly finds himself in a precarious state. Gradually, he loses control of his ambition and himself.
SunHa Jeong, MiSun Lee, YuJeong Yang
Working in the service industry isn’t all smiles and sunshine. This short film explores the darker side of the industry while offering fantasies of female empowerment and catharsis.
Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna