FLANIMATION FILM FEST
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS WILL BE POSTED PERIODICALLY UP THROUGH THE FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST 2021.
An astronaut spends his days at the International Space Station waiting
for a return.
Two pigeons on the roof of a building reveal their "need".
A woman leaves on a journey to the places, that remind her of the past.
"FAIR AND SQUARE"
When his creation is taken, he must do what's fair.....and square.
A comedic series takes a look at the life of American truck drivers .
Yoon Hei Cho
Experimental animation about an inconvenient attack at a parking lot.
Territory can be claimed in many different ways, be it borders or walls. In summer, however, it's towels.
"I AM THE ONE"
These two girls are ready to do anything to promote their music and become the next media hype of the century!
A town striken by war, Mila manages to profoundly impact others, including a caring stranger who saves her.
"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..."
A child invokes a wolf from a box and is besieged by disturbing sheep during a night of curious family rituals.
"BEING A DOG"
Tim is longing for love.
There is a war between two tribes on claiming the sun in the sky.
An astronaut awakens in the cave of a strange planet and must break free in order to escape the creature chasing him.
Alfonso M. Rodriguez
Hit with the realization that things are spiraling out of his control, a widowed father rushes to keep his memories alive.
The Dirty Nil, stumble upon a fortune telling wizard. What damage does their future hold?
The happenings of someone's nostrils.
"LAH GAH (LETTING GO)"
A dive into sunny childhood memories, when a girl is singing and cooking with her father.
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.
"SKY SUN, TILE SUN"
The sky breaks due to the bombardment of the sun and it gets dark everywhere
A modern myth that chronicles the trials and tribulations of one woman's miraculous come up.
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.
"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.
"POOPY PODCAST CARTOONS"
A funny look at crazy butt related incidents that anyone can relate to in animated form.
Two crooks in 1828 Edinburgh, Scotland are hired by a corrupt surgeon to steal bodies but find this task more difficult than first thought.
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.
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.
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.
A bird dreams of breakfast, and tries so hard to get it.
Residents of the seaside suburb of Boscombe, Dorset, share their voices during the lockdown.
"AN ADULT'S NIGHT"
On a sleepless night, what will you do? How will you feel? And who will you think of?
Kai Chuan Yang
A stirring account of the relationship between percussion and war.
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.
An explorer searches the world for real experiences .
"ANY INSTANT WHATEVER"
A man in a room, in a film – it is the becoming of something and simultaneously becoming in itself.
A farm of instrument animals welcomes a new member who finds a different way to fit in.
"THERE YOU ARE"
After the death of her mom several years ago, Su feels estranged from her father.
10 year-old Spike has the experience of a lifetime as he gains
“ghost-like powers” and starts exploring fun aspects of the desert.
"THE LONELY ORBIT"
A satellite technicians inability to cope with his solitude causes a chain reaction in space and in his own mind.
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.
Wash and love.
"KLINGERT'S DIVING SUIT"
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.
On an exploratory journey to another planet, Bob finds himself slowly losing what makes him unique.
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.
"A IS FOR APPLE"
Adam Mick Laughlin
A worm finds a city inside an apple, but must escape the fascist government drones inside.
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.
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.
"TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS"
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.
Joseph Adam Shuck
A music induced animation about community.
Milo takes his driving test, but his nerves get the best of him, causing his imagination to take over most of the drive.
When facing their fear of darkness, a young child receives help from some unlikely defenders.
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.
During a deep ocean dive, a timid young girl is separated from her
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.
How to prepare home for a new pet.
"FORGET ME NOT"
Courtney LeBlanc, Saige Guevara
In an attempt to preserve her legacy, a cartoon classic wages war on her rebooted counterpart.
"GRUF AND ME"
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.
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!
"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.
"MONSTER DETECTIVE AGENCY"
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 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.
"IT WAS ONLY A ROCK THAT LOOKED LIKE SOMEONE"
Adam and Steve are two astronauts with an extremely boring and tedious mission., Their lonliness turns into hallucinations with no way back to reality.
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"
A fisherman accidentally unplugs the sea.
"IDEAL DATING WITH A CONDOM"
Durex's fresh Brand culture for all sexual orientation and support for safe sex.
Nicolas P. Villarreal
Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.
"MY CHILDHOOD MISBELIEF ABOUT HEDGEHOGS"
Misbelief about hedgehogs and why to never give a hedgehog sour cream.
Dino the crocodile and a boy are looking for the lost crown but their thoughts slowly begin to differ.
"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"
Faithful is entrusted to guard the Master's "Catch of the Day", only to be tested by three fowl thieves.
"IN DUE TIME"
An introspective journey being alone indoor during the pandemic
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"
A predatory monster forces Nia to self-isolate. She finds the strength to face the beast through music and the help of her community.
"THE DALANG'S TALE"
A film about domestic violence with visuals inspired by Malaysian traditional
Wayang Kulit, or shadow puppets.
Gruf is a graffiti character that comes to life in Two flowers experience love, heartbreak, and the cyclicity of life.
Long ago in the land of STICK two masters of the martial arts fight to decide who is the greatest master
"FIT FOR THE FUTURE"
Waking up the inner Super Marios of our clients employees, they became the protagonists of an adventurous short story in an illustrated game world.
"PSOTNIK IN THE GLASS TRAP"
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.
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.
Two buddies engage in a duel. Film courtesy of O!PLA Animation Festival 2021, Poland.
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!
Moments of lost self-control.
A grotesque about a typical situation in the subway. Film courtesy of O!PLA Animation Festival 2021, Poland.