/2nd ANIMA competition screening – 26th IFF Etiuda&Anima

2nd ANIMA competition screening – 26th IFF Etiuda&Anima



Roughhouse / Awantura / Roughhouse

Three friends embark on a new adventure in a strange town, but when a manipulative new member joins their gang, their loyalty is torn apart with terrifying consequences.

Director: Jonathan Hodgson
Script: Jonathan Hodgson
Music: Stuart Hilton
Produced by: Papy3D Productions
Country: France, United Kingdom
Year: 2018
Running time: 15’35”
No.: A20190298


Historia / Historia / Story

Story is a reflection about modern man in an age of omnipresent technology. Looking through stories – a popular function in many social media platforms – we see people who are lonely, lost or already indifferent about reality surrounding them. Action takes place during one day and it’s told by short, often (auto)ironic scenes, where virtual world sinks to reality.

Director: Jola Bańkowska
Script: Jola Bańkowska
Music: Skillbard
Produced by: Studio Munka
Country: Poland
Year: 2018
Running time: 5′
No.: A20190416


Muedra / Muedra / Muedra

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. The cycle of life seen from a different point of view.

Director: Cesar Diaz Melendez
Script: Cesar Diaz Melendez
Music: Cesar Diaz Melendez
Produced by: Pedro Collantes
Country: Spain
Year: 2019
Running time: 8’50”
No.: A20190009


Gorgam-o-Gale Mibaram / Czy jestem wilkiem? / Am I a Wolf?

The students are performing a theater called “The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats”. Everybody has a role. They are totally taken in by their roles in a way that the boundary between reality and acting rarely can be distinguished. Meanwhile, the child who is acting as the wolf and is doomed to be defeated feels lonely and irritated. He takes his role too seriously. There is a bit of chaos. At the end, the presence of other children and his friends next to him take him out of this atmosphere.

Director: Amir Houshang Moein
Script: Amir Houshang Moein
Music: Mohamad Jafari
Produced by: Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults, KANOON, Amir Houshang Moein
Country: Iran
Year: 2018
Running time: 8’15”
No.: A20190052


I have problems / Mam problemy / I have problems

It’s about bad relationships and terrible environment through my experiences. The film plays in two timeline which is linked together by events. In the film I show my memories, feelings, frustration, and experiences through metaphors. The main character burned out completely and cannot get out of toxic relationship. In the past she got hurt. In present it is about how she slips down even more.

Director: Zsuzsanna Debreczeni
Script: Zsuzsanna Debreczeni
Music: Érsek Lajos
Produced by: Budapest Metropolitan University
Country: Hunagry
Year: 2018
Running time: 6’36”
No.: A20190097
Student film


Sister / Siostra / Sister

A man remembers his childhood memory of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?

Director: Siqi Song
Script: Siqi Song
Music: Karen Tanaka
Produced by: Siqi Song
Country: China
Year: 2018
Running time: 8’12”
No.: A20190089


The piece of tail in the mouth of the snake that bites its own tail / Kawałek ogona w pysku węża, który ugryzł własny ogon / The piece of tail in the mouth of the snake that bites its own tail

Travelling in-between multiverse extremes.

Director: Pablo Martínez Ballarín
Script: Pablo Martínez Ballarín
Music: G. F. Haendel
Produced by: Estonian Academy of Arts
Country: Estonia, Spain
Year: 2019
Running time: 11’50”
No.: A20190152
Student film


Fisso / Fisso / Fisso

My father is a photographer workaholic and so caring of his camera that even my mother began to doubt their love so much, I saw it but I could do nothing. So I made this story, using the camera as a medium, adding these insignificant but special daily life with my thoughts about family. How can a broken heart become completed?

Director: Raito Low Jing Yi
Script: Raito Low Jing Yi
Music: Bamboo Tu Bo Han
Produced by: Shih Chien University
Country: Taiwan
Year: 2018
Running time: 8’45”
No.: A20190198
Student film


Toiduahel / Łańcuch pokarmowy / Food Chain

This is a film about making food and consuming it. The producing part itself is not always as clean as we hope, yet we turn the blind eye as long as the end product looks desirable enough. The film plays with the fantasy of making food and about the satisfaction we get when having delicious products.

Director: Liis Kokk, Mari Kivi
Script: Liis Kokk, Mari Kivi
Music: Juhani Laine
Produced by: Estonian Academy of Arts
Country: Estonia
Year: 2018
Running time: 8’30”
No.: A20190386
Student film


Coyote / Kojot / Coyote

A coyote loses his wife and children from an attack of wolfs. Anguished from human emotions he‘s trying to process the experience. Besides grief and delusion, evil takes up more and more space.

Director: Lorenz Wunderle
Script: Lorenz Wunderle
Music: Rahel Zimmermann
Produced by: YK Animation Studio
Country: Switzerland
Year: 2018
Running time: 9’55”
No.: A20190174