INSOMNIA-1

Runtime: 97 min.
Age: 18+
The 1st program of the INSOMNIA Festival: films about friendship with hedges, adventures on the beach, about seeking for paradise and wolf sexuality.

Ёжик
Hedgehog

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Vaibhav Keswani, Jeanne Laureau, Colombine Majou, Morgane Mattard, Kaisa Pirttinen, Jong-ha Yoon
Genre: animation, short
Язык: English
Runtime: 5 min.
Gobelins School  Production.

A little boy speaks about hedgehogs all the time to everybody.

Под сенью
Sous la Canopée

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Bastien Dupriez
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 7 min.
Birds-of-paradise, adorned with their most beautiful plumage, bring us to their forest suddenly disrupted by human disorder. 

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation

Жара
Heat Wave

Year: 2018
Country: Greece, UK
Director: Fokion Xenos
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 8 min.
In the midst of a searing heatwave, two little children find a way to cool everyone down!  A playful stop motion short film animated in a hybrid techique between cut out, claynimation and thousands of replacements pieces.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – International Premiere  
BAFTA LA Student Awards – Shortlisted

Гончие
Hounds

Year: 2018
Country: Israel
Director: Ido Shapira, Amit Cohen
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 6 min.
The life of a dog, trained to act as human, changes when a pack of Hounds gathers around his house. 

Награды и фестивали:

Assif Festival Tel Aviv – premiere 
Lucid Dream Fantastic Film Festival Toscana – Best Animation Short Film
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – participation 
Manchester Animation Festival – participation 
Balkanima festival in Belgarde – participation 

Пищевая цепочка
Toiduahel

Year: 2018
Country: Estonia
Director: Mari Kivi, Liis Kokk
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 9 min.
On one side it's disgusting work, and on the other side it's a gorgeous product.

Награды и фестивали:

AJAYU International Animation Festival (Peru) – Special Mention
IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival – participation 

Жук в муравейнике
Beetle in the Anthill

Year: 2018
Country: Russia
Director: Vasily Efremov
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 14 min.
Once it was decided to demolish a zoo and to let all its inhabitants go free. The lonely elephant wanders along the big city and makes friends with a homeless.

В полусне
Half Asleep

Year: 2018
Country: China, United Kingdom
Director: Caibei Cai
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Chinese
Runtime: 5 min.
One room, two half bodies, a silent relationship.

Награды и фестивали:

First Youth Film Festival (Xining) – participation 

Бумага или пластик
Paper or Plastic

Year: 2018
Country: Ukraine, USA
Director: Nata Metlukh
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 8 min.
An immigrant comes to the first-world country to paint a mural on the tallest tower. He tries to adapt to the new reality, but xenophobia and odd rules force him to go back.

Мазки
Bavure

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Donato Sansone
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 4 min.
Bavure portrays the evolution of a human being from his creation to his awareness of the mysteries of the universe. It is a metaphor of the creation of the world and a parable of the artistic process.

Награды и фестивали:

Toronto International Film Festival – participation
Annecy International Animation Festival – participation
Seattle International Film Festival – participation
Guadalajara International Film Festival – participation 

Ныряльщица
La Plongeuse

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Iulia Voitova
Genre: animation
Язык:
Runtime: 4 min.
La Poudrière Film School production.

A professional high diver is subjected to an intensive training regime, focused on the ruthless whistles of her trainer. Fully exhausted, she refuses to plunge and decides to visit a massage therapist.

Награды и фестивали:

Kinoproba International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools – Best Debut (animated feature) 

Благие намерения
Good Intentions

Year: 2018
Country: UK
Director: Anna Mantzaris
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 9 min.
After a young woman is responsible for a hit and run, strange and spooky things starts to happen... A small thriller about people that are not always the best at making decisions.

Награды и фестивали:

BFI London Film Festival – world premiere
Edinburgh International Film Festival – participation 
Hong Kong International Film Festival – participation 

Тоомас в Долине Диких Волков
Toomas teispool metsikute huntide orgu

Year: 2019
Country: Croatia, Estonia
Director: Chintis Lundgren
Genre: animation, short
Язык: English
Runtime: 18 min.
After losing a well paid engineering job, Toomas, a young hot wolf, gets cornered into working as a gigolo to support his family. He is keeping it as a secret from his pregnant wife Viivi. Viivi also has a secret: she is attending a female empowerment seminar involving male slaves. When Toomas gets a role in a sexploitation movie, it becomes harder to keep his new profession a secret.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation