A collection of 13 animated shorts from Europe, Japan, Canada and New Zealand: More
Swarming (2011, Finland)
An insect universe scuttles forth from the insides of a dead bird – much to the delight and wonder of the child who discovers it.
Crowded (2011, UK)
The experiences, musings and utterings of a suffering schizophrenic.
Yonalure: Moment to Moment (2011, Japan)
Pure animation magic! A tour of arcs and soaring glides that ever ebb and rise through a village as it attempts to separate from the moon.
Many Go Round (2011, Japan)
A certified can’t-believe-my-eyes piece of animation made of ingeniously cut paper silhouettes formed into a kind of phenakistoscope.
En parties (2011, France)
Modern deco blended with cubism.
Belly (2011, UK)
A self-reflecting look at the awkward age of nine.
September (2011, France)
An extravaganza of reconstruction starting with ships awash in the deep blue and ending in a solitary exit.
Moxie (2011, UK)
A sad face, a dead bear, a subdued detective and a ‘lemon enema’.
Metachaos (2010, Italy)
A hyper-speed recreation of amoebic chaos fuelled by inspiration drawn from the sickly madness and pain of Bosch and Bruegel. Definitely intended for big screens.
Mulvar Is Correct Candidate (2011, Canada)
Promises, promises. Mulvar make precious fuel come from eyes! Vote Mulvar!
Lumberjack (2011, Poland)
On the shore of a great ocean, surrounded by foreboding cliffs, live a boy and a lumberjack, drawn towards the stormiest of horizons.
Abiogenesis (2011, New Zealand)
A strange mechanical device lands on a desolate world and uses the planet to undergo a startling transformation.
Wild Life (2011, Canada)
Alberta, 1909. The wide, open prairies of the wild west. Enter a well-tailored young Englishman, fresh from the ‘old country’. Hide