FLANIMATION FILM FEST

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS 2021

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS WILL BE POSTED PERIODICALLY UP THROUGH THE FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST 2021.

TOM.jpg

"TOM" 

Felippe Steffens

An astronaut spends his days at the International Space Station waiting

for a return.

BISOGNO.jpg

"BISOGNO" 

Matteo Zallocco

Two pigeons on the roof of a building reveal their "need".

ELSEWHERE.jpg

"ELSEWHERE" 

Sylwia Kubus

A woman leaves on a journey to the places, that remind her of the past.

FAIRANDSQUARE.jpg

"FAIR AND SQUARE" 

Justin Jones

When his creation is taken, he must do what's fair.....and square.

MERICATRUCKERS.jpg

"'MERICA TRUCKERS" 

Marshall Krich

A comedic series takes a look at the life of American truck drivers .

PARKED.jpg

"PARKED" 

Yoon Hei Cho

Experimental animation about an inconvenient attack at a parking lot.

Towels.jpg
JUICYIMTHEONE.jpg

"TOWELS" 

Prawta Annez

Territory can be claimed in many different ways, be it borders or walls. In summer, however, it's towels.

"I AM THE ONE" 

Theo Eifrig

 

These two girls are ready to do anything to promote their music and become the next media hype of the century!

MILA.jpg

"MILA" 

Cinzia Angelini

 

A town striken by war, Mila manages to profoundly impact others, including a caring stranger who saves her.

MAKEITSOUL.jpg
WOLFSHEEPTEA.jpg

"MAKE IT SOUL" 

Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo

 

The Regal Theater hosts James Brown and Solomon Burke and both men know their music has unexpected powers.

"SHEEP, WOLF AND A CUP OF TEA..." 

Marion Lacourt

 

A child invokes a wolf from a box and is besieged by disturbing sheep during a night of curious family rituals.

BEINGADOG2.jpg

"BEING A DOG" 

Felix Swahn

 

Tim is longing for love. 

THEROTATION.jpg
ESCAPEVELOCITY.jpg

"THE ROTATION" 

Hazhir As'adi

 

There is a war between two tribes on claiming the sun in the sky. 

"ESCAPE VELOCITY" 

Tamás Rebák

 

An astronaut awakens in the cave of a strange planet and must break free in order to escape the creature chasing him.

RECUERDO.jpg

"RECURDO" 

Alfonso M. Rodriguez

 

Hit with the realization that things are spiraling out of his control, a widowed father rushes to keep his memories alive.

DAMAGECONTROL.jpg
00.jpg

"DAMAGE CONTROL" 

Greg Doble

 

The Dirty Nil, stumble upon a fortune telling wizard. What damage does their future hold?

"00" 

Seoro Oh

 

The happenings of someone's nostrils.

LAGAH.jpg

"LAH GAH (LETTING GO)" 

Cécile Brun

 

A dive into sunny childhood memories, when a girl is singing and cooking with her father.

PAMPHLETS.jpg
MUMISPOURINGRAIN.jpg

"PAMPHLETS" 

Raman Djafari

 

A entity fills unfit, unlovable, and not compatbile with the world and fights to break free from that state of mind.

"MUM IS POURING RAIN

Hugo de Faucompret

 

During the Christmas holiday, Jane befriends a gigantic hobo and inspires her mother the necessary strength to get back on her feet.

SKYSUNTILESUN.jpg

"SKY SUN, TILE SUN" 

Ziba Arzhang

 

The sky breaks due to the bombardment of the sun and it gets dark everywhere

THEHEALER.jpg
SOCIALPROSTITUTION.jpg

"THE HEALER" 

New Position

 

A modern myth that chronicles the trials and tribulations of one woman's miraculous come up.

"SOCIAL PROSTITUTION

Dylan Assed

 

Cog, a boring man in need of social interaction goes to a networking event in order to meet people that will pretend to have real conversations with him in exchange for business cards.

NOTALICE.jpg

"I'M NOT ALICE BUT

HERE IS WONDERLAND

Mahdieh Sadat Ahmadi Soleimani

 

Alice loses her family and falls into an intense adventure that takes her to a familiar planet.

POOPYPODCAST.jpg
WEESHADOWS.jpg

"POOPY PODCAST CARTOONS"

Matt Holtzclaw

 

A funny look at crazy butt related incidents that anyone can relate to in animated form.

"WEE SHADOWS

Steven Goodison

 

Two crooks in 1828 Edinburgh, Scotland are hired by a corrupt surgeon to steal bodies but find this task more difficult than first thought.

WHISPER.jpg

"WHISPER

Mazyar Sharifian

 

A man walking on the sidewalk lost in his music and his inner thoughts, who realizes that he needs to step out of his world and start interacting with others.

GOODNIGHTSPA.jpg
THESECRET.jpg

"GOODNIGHT SPA"

Emilio Gallego, Jesus Gallego

 

All the pillows in the world visit a spa daily to decompress and, above all, to download the dreams they’ve absorbed during the night.

"THE SECRET

Li-Ting, Chung

 

A tribe in the island is suffering from drought. When the priest pray for rain in a ceremony, a cat dropping from sky interrupts the solemn ceremony. 

EARLYBIRD.jpg

"EARLYBIRD

Daniel Fitzgerald

 

A bird dreams of breakfast, and tries so hard to get it.

BOSCOMBEBOUND.jpg
ANADULTSNIGHT.jpg

"BOSCOMBE BOUND"

Corrianna Clarke

 

Residents of the seaside suburb of Boscombe, Dorset, share their voices during the lockdown.

"AN ADULT'S NIGHT

Can Zeng

 

On a sleepless night, what will you do? How will you feel? And who will you think of?

PARADIDDLE.jpg

"PARADIDDLE

Kai Chuan Yang

 

A stirring account of the relationship between percussion and war.

SYMFAUNIC.jpg
SEEKER.jpg

"SYMFAUNIC"

Erin Bergin, Darby Kate Snyder

 

A young faun challenges the harmony of her forest glade when her new taste in music clashes with her brother's teachings.

"SEEKER

Shenglong Zhang

 

An explorer searches the world for real experiences .

ANYINSTANTWHATEVER.jpg

"ANY INSTANT WHATEVER" 

Michelle Brand

 

A man in a room, in a film – it is the becoming of something and simultaneously becoming in itself. 

TACET.jpg
THEYAREYOU.jpg

"TACET"

Zachary Simon

 

A farm of instrument animals welcomes a new member who finds a different way to fit in.

"THERE YOU ARE

Rui Huang

 

After the death of her mom several years ago, Su feels estranged from her father. 

CARLIVES.jpg

"CAR LIVES" 

Davey Cummings

 

10 year-old Spike has the experience of a lifetime as he gains
“ghost-like powers” and starts exploring fun aspects of the desert.

THELONELYORBIT.jpg
DADSHIBISCUS.jpg

"THE LONELY ORBIT"

Frederic Siegel

 

A satellite technicians inability to cope with his solitude causes a chain reaction in space and in his own mind.

"DAD'S HIBISCUS

 Jiamu Tao

 

10-year-old Sammie tries to make the sun stay in the sky in order to save his hibiscus that only lives for one day.

WASHINGMACHINE.jpg

"WASHING MACHINE" 

Alexandra Májová

 

Wash and love.

KLINGERTSSUIT.jpg
THEEXPLORER.jpg

"KLINGERT'S DIVING SUIT"

Artur Wyrzykowski

 

Klingert builds the world’s first diving suit. Bea takes it for a monster and must destroy it or her missing brother will never come back.

"THE EXPLORER

 Ting Kao

 

On an exploratory journey to another planet, Bob finds himself slowly losing what makes him unique. 

CYANEYED.jpg

"CYAN EYED" 

Ryan Grobins

 

Grunt the Automaton seeks to save Nessa Baelin from the grasps of the bounty hunter, pirate captain Corliss Vail and return Nessa to her father.

AFORAPPLE.jpg
IFONLY.jpg

"A IS FOR APPLE"

Adam Mick Laughlin

 

A worm finds a city inside an apple, but must escape the fascist government drones inside.

"IF ONLY

 Weijia Hou

 

A young girl opens the box of a broken toy and recalls being with her grandmother when she was little. She finds that no one is truly perfect.

ROBERTO.jpg

"ROBERTO" 

Carmen Córdoba González

 

Fifteen years have passed and Roberto is still in love with his neighbor, but she prefers to hide ashamed of her body. With his art and an old clothesline as the only ways of communication, Roberto has a plan to push his beloved for face her monsters at once.

TOBITURBOBUS.jpg
DREAMLOGIC.jpg

"TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS"

Verena Fels

 

You fly with no seat! That's the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard day job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.

"DREAM LOGIC

 Joseph Adam Shuck

 

A music induced animation about community.

DRIVINGTEST.jpg

"DRIVING TEST?!" 

Jessica Ordaz

 

Milo takes his driving test, but his nerves get the best of him, causing his imagination to take over most of the drive.

GUARDIANS.jpg
SPOTLIGHT.jpg

"GUARDIANS"

Gale Smith

 

When facing their fear of darkness, a young child receives help from some unlikely defenders.

"SPOTLIGHT

 Lesley Ash

 

Spotlight" is the official music video for Barnaby Bright's 2021 single. The narrative explores fame and celebrity in the volatile age of social media.

DEEP.jpg

"DEEP" 

Melissa Wilson

 

During a deep ocean dive, a timid young girl is separated from her 
courageous friend.

DEEPFEARS.jpg
NEWFRIEND.jpg

"DEEP FEARS"

Ryan Chu

 

A sea otter who is afraid of the ocean is challenged to face his fears when he loses his precious pink shell necklace at sea.

"NEW FRIEND

 Soyeon Kim

 

How to prepare home for a new pet.

FORGETMENOT.jpg

"FORGET ME NOT" 

Courtney LeBlanc, Saige Guevara

 

In an attempt to preserve her legacy, a cartoon classic wages war on her rebooted counterpart.

GRUFANDME.jpg
BUCKETHAT.jpg

"GRUF AND ME"

Dovi Keich

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Gruf falls in love with the street artist who created him. He ries to find her in the shabby streets of Tel Aviv and discovers that inter-dimensional love is not easy.

"BUCKET HAT!

Demetrios Tzamaras

 

Two brothers desperately try to convince their Papou to buy them ice cream while on a trip to the beach before the Ice Cream Man could leave any minute!

KATZOFNY.jpg

"KATZ OF NY" 

Pablo Albert Jimenez

 

Two cats lament how they lost their jobs again, and get work in a questionable rock venue as bouncers in a very dangerous neighborhood.

MONSTERDETECTIVEAGENCY.jpg
TIMMYSMONSTER.jpg

"MONSTER DETECTIVE AGENCY"

An-Yu Cheng

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Detective Zack and Wolfy receive a commission to find a missing kitty and find that the case isn't easy as they might think.

"TIMMY'S MONSTER

Agnes Ho

 

 Timmy is born the strongest and tallest out of his siblings. Immediately recognizing his own strength above the rest, Timmy expects his monster companion to share his same qualities. To his disbelief, he ends up with the tiniest monster possible.

ROCKLOOKLIKESOMEONEjpg.jpg

"IT WAS ONLY A ROCK THAT LOOKED LIKE SOMEONE" 

Matisse Gonzalez

 

Adam and Steve are two astronauts with an extremely boring and tedious mission., Their lonliness turns into hallucinations with no way back to reality.

THEGATE.jpg
CAUGHTINTHEWAKE.jpg

"THE GATE

Kino Jin

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in  At the age of 12, the children are forced to become “adults,” give up their emotions, memories and they lose their individuality.

"CAUGHT IN THE WAKE

Hadas Rosen

 

A fisherman accidentally unplugs the sea.

IDEALDATINGCONDOM.jpg

"IDEAL DATING WITH A CONDOM" 

 Pia Sun

 

Durex's fresh Brand culture for all sexual orientation and support for safe sex.

ONOFF.jpg
MISBELIEFHEDGEHOGS.jpg

"ON/OFF

Nicolas P. Villarreal

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in  Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.

"MY CHILDHOOD MISBELIEF ABOUT HEDGEHOGS" 

Yulia Ruditskaya

 

Misbelief about hedgehogs and why to never give a hedgehog sour cream.

DINO.jpg

"DINO" 

 Shin Hosokawa

 

Dino the crocodile and a boy are looking for the lost crown but their thoughts slowly begin to differ.

REDCOLORWITHIN.jpg
TOCATCHAFISH.jpg

"RED. COLOR WITHIN

William Javier La Portilla

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in A young artist is in search of red paint with time against her, the night presents an offer that brings out her real nature.

"TO CATCH A FISH" 

Debbie Bonzon

 

Faithful is entrusted to guard the Master's "Catch of the Day", only to be tested by three fowl thieves. 

INDUETIME.jpg

"IN DUE TIME" 

 Jason Chuang

 

An introspective journey being alone indoor during the pandemic

MOTHBOY.jpg
TOGETHER.jpg

"MOTHBOY

Lyanne Rodriguez

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in An awkward young moth going through puberty must control his attraction towards lamps but finds it difficult when his life becomes a health class PSA.

"TO GET HER" 

Fraser Ntukula

 

A predatory monster forces Nia to self-isolate. She finds the strength to face the beast through music and the help of her community.

THEDALANGSTALE.jpg

"THE DALANG'S TALE" 

 Irwan Junaidy

 

A film about domestic violence with visuals inspired by Malaysian traditional

Wayang Kulit, or shadow puppets.

roots.png
stickwars.png

"ROOTS

Alex Pavlovski

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Two flowers experience love, heartbreak, and the cyclicity of life.

"STICK WARS" 

Emory Rice

 

Long ago in the land of STICK two masters of the martial arts fight to decide who is the greatest master

fitforfuture.png

"FIT FOR THE FUTURE" 

Jonas Hofmann

 

Waking up the inner Super Marios of our clients employees, they became the protagonists of an adventurous short story in an illustrated game world.

PSOTNIKGLASSTRAP.jpg
TOUCH.jpg

"PSOTNIK IN THE GLASS TRAP" 

Kamil Wójcik

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Psotnik works to escape from his wacky world. Film courtesy of O!PLA Animation Festival 2021, Poland.

"TOUCH" 

Yashuai Liu

A beautiful jellyfish, Lilac, tries to find shelter in the deep ocean. After experiencing deception, temptation, and loss, she finally meets her true love, a little fish named Bluey.

BUDDIES.jpg
OPLA_edited.jpg

"BUDDIES" 

Amelia Baj

 

Two buddies engage in a duel. Film courtesy of O!PLA Animation Festival 2021, Poland.

HIPPOSTEROUS.jpg
ENOUGH.jpg

"HIPPOSTEROUS" 

John Hill

Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Jack and Lovey go on a wild adventure after a flying pygmy hippo steals their pacifier and leads them on a zoo - spanning chase!

"ENOUGH" 

Anna Mantzaris

Moments of lost self-control.

SUBWAY.jpg
OPLA_edited.jpg

"SUBWAY" 

Robert Kuzniewski

 

A grotesque about a typical situation in the subway. Film courtesy of O!PLA Animation Festival 2021, Poland.