INSOMNIA-5

Runtime: 101 min.
Age: 18+
The 5th program of the INSOMNIA Festival: films about the great outdoors, danger traveling in trains, abandoned artifacts and revision of human existence.

Поэтика души
Poetika Anima

Year: 2018
Country: Slovakia
Director: Kriss Sagan
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 6 min.
Poetika Anima is a non-narrative animated film based on a lyrical poem created by the synthesis of director’s diary notes. Countless symbols and visual metaphors, along with the original atmospheric music by Frederic Robinson, create a story rich with interpretations about a woman who transforms her disheartenment within a fluid time and space.     

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animation Festival – participation 
ÁČKO Student Film Festival in Bratislava – National premiere, Best animation film Slovakia  
Animateka International Animation Film Festival in Ljubljana – participation 
Warsaw International Film Festival – participation  
Premiers Plans International Film Festival for young filmmakers and graduates of film academies in Angers – participation   
Primanima World Festival of First Animators in Budapest – participation   
MFF ZOOM- ZBLIZENIA – participation

Вечность
Eternity

Year: 2018
Country: Denmark, Russia
Director: Anastasia Melikhova
Genre: animation
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Runtime: 3 min.
Abstractions are transforming into something live, as result a new world is born.

Здравствуйте, родные
Hello, my dears

Year: 2019
Country: Russia
Director: Alexander Vasilyev
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 5 min.
SHAR School-Studio Production.

An old lady loves and waits for her dear relatives. And relatives come. There are a bit strange, but it is only at first glance. 

Награды и фестивали:

Russian Animation Festival in Suzdal – National Best Student Film, Diploma of Film critics of Russian Federation
Saint Anna Open Festival of Studnt and Debute Films – participation
Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation 
Moscow International FIlm Festival – Non-competition program - Focus to Russian animation

Животные
Animals

Year: 2019
Country: Denmark
Director: Tue Sanggaard
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 7 min.
Find out what happens when people stuck on a train stop being anti-social and impolite and start getting real.

Ривьера
Riviera

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Jonas Schloesing
Genre: animation, short
Язык: French
Runtime: 16 min.
At the Riviera, a private apartment building, it’s nap time. The heat is dreadful, but Mr Osganzi and Ms Carmen, true to their habits, are sunbathing near the swimming pool. In his shadowy living room, Monsieur Henriet tries to entertain himself by looking at his neighbours, and at any sign of life on the outside. Apparently, everything is quiet…

Награды и фестивали:

Festival Du Court Métrage De Clermont-Ferrand – participation

Два на два
Two For Two

Year: 2018
Country: Croatia
Director: Jelena Oroz
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 8 min.
Age: 18+
Bonobo Studio Production.

Our home is a fragile flower. Milk and honey. Cocoa and hell. Everyone pets their own bunny. The feeling is lovely. Vanilla cake... A moody portrayal of the moment we stop loving others and fall in love with our fantasies. If we cannot understand each other, maybe our avatars can find a common language? But whatever lies below the surface should stay that way. We are fine. Our lives are milk and honey. Everyone pets their own bunny.

Грань
Edge

Year: 2018
Country: USA
Director: Steven Subotnick
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 3 min.
A call and response.

Награды и фестивали:

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival – participation 
Ann Arbor Film Festival – participation 

M52
M52

Year: 2018
Country: Germany
Director: Yves Paradis
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 11 min.
What if you made an improvised animated film one week at a time for one year starting only with the concept of a character pushing a big cube in the desert. Where would this story go?  M52 is a 10 minutes animated short film made during the whole year 2017 as a creative challenge. The result is a surprising unexpected science fiction adventure into a distant future of mankind. 

Награды и фестивали:

Ann Arbor Film Festival – participation 

Сломанные вещи
Broken Things

Year: 2018
Country: Hungary
Director: Panni Gyulai
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 10 min.
A story of a lonely young child growing up in an isolated family from where she digs into her inner fantasy world. The adults who surround her doesn’t do anything to solve the unbearable life they are living, everybody is resigned. The mother hides behind her cigarette smoke, the grandmother is covered with her plants and the little girl tries to alleviate her depressing circumstances with her fantasy world. But as she dives deeper and deeper into herself, she realizes that everything that surrounds her is a part of her life, that she can not escape or hide from.

Награды и фестивали:

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival – participation 

Муэдра
Muedra

Year: 2019
Country: Spain
Director: Cesar Diaz Melendez
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Spanish
Runtime: 9 min.
Life can arise anywhere, nature behave strangely and days can last for minutes. Although everything is familiar to us, nothing is what it seems in this place.

Награды и фестивали:

Medina Film Festival – Best Animated Short Film

Дуэт
Duo

Year: 2018
Country: Belarus, Czech Republic
Director: Tania Sharavarava
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 6 min.
What does it mean to be "man" or "woman"? Does this ideas refer just to a social gender role or display more difficult compound? Two beautiful spirits, who's interaction originate an infinite variety of life manifestations, an endless dance between music and silence, flame and quietness, suffering and joy, love and indifference, life and... life.

Награды и фестивали:

Womanimation! (Providence) – participation

Головокружение
Vertigo

Year: 2018
Country: Latvia
Director: Liāna Mihailova
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 3 min.
While having an exciting summer swim and diving one after another in the water at the foot of a cliff, the main character is unexpectedly separated from the rest of his group of friends by an unsurpassable edge of the cliff and amplified experience. An animation inspired by phenomenon of acrophobia, fear of heights.

Ночные прогулки
Night Walks

Year: 2018
Country: Latvia
Director: Lizete Upite
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 6 min.
Tonight, Anna and her dad have decided to walk home through the forest. Anna takes a torch and dad lights it up for her. The silent forest is as enchanting, as it is scary and the bright flame as protective as it is blinding. 

Награды и фестивали:

National Film Festival of Latvia – Lielais Kristaps prizes (Best animation artist, Best sound design)
Fredrikstad Animation Festival – Grand Prix
Animateka International Animation Film Festival in Ljubljana – participation

Моё поколение
My Generation

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Ludovic Houplain
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 8 min.
Animation about a mysterious vehicle rolling backwards on a wide highway, through every great plague of our time materialized by amazing interconnected theme parks: art, big data, sports, religion, sex, politics and finance.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animation Festival – participation