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SET 31-16 THE 2016 ANIMATHON

Last 2016 summer marathon: the best short animations I’ve seen this year

 

 

 

 

The other marathons and previous editions can be found in the MARATHONS category here:

MARATHONS

 

 

 

 

BOBBY YEAH by Robert Morgan

This film definitely plays by its own rules. Dark, twisted, imagination and creativity ★★★ (23′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAUD LAPIN by Supinfocom Arles

Animal adultery. A rabbit, snake and a boar… menage a trois? (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHINY by Daniel Cloud Campos

Shiny to the rescue (4′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LE LABYRINTHE by Mathieu Labaye

Living in 6 square meters. Challenge to keep ur sanity (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZHU – PALM OF MY HAND by Elmo

Nightrider meets Drive meets SinCity meets film noir (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DES RESIDUS ANALYTIQUES by Jon Boutin

Tout commence par une erreur (8′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALLING TIDE by Ning Cheng

Wow, I love this one. A boy, a beach, a train and a tide. (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROAD TRIP by Xaver Xylophon

Germany. A guy can’t sleep a decides to take a road trip on his motorcycle. Excellent (22′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARCTIC MONKEYS – DO I WANNA KNOW? by David Wilson

One line to rule them all. Time to turn up the volume

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY STUFFED GRANNY by Effie Pappa

Granny dies, but the family still needs her pension. Decoy. (10′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BODILY DISFUNCTIONS by Aisha Madu

A handbook for the uninitiated. Aisha, girl, you have one twisted sense of humour (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAME MIT HUND by Sonja Rohleder

A very unusual perspective (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LUMA by Carmel Ben Ami & Sohini Tal

A girl has her first period. From Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UUUUUU by David Delafuente

“Thoughts at 3 A.M.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE AGE OF CURIOUS by Luca Toth

Very psychoanalytical (more “psycho” than “analytical”) Freud would have a lot to say about this

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A FAMILY PORTRAIT by Joseph Pierce

London. The ugly truth behind family portraits signed Joseph Pierce (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELLY by Julia Pott

A surrealistic and melancholic journey to the bottom of the sea. Sundance (7′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARLES X – CAN YOU DO IT by Quentin Baillieux

Awesome (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CYCLE by Kouhei Nakama

“Life is a cycle” Amazing. I could watch this all day (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SINS by BlinkmyBrain’

A visual poem on the roots of evil, sinfully beautiful (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEASAYER – I AM CHEMISTRY by New Media Limited

An outer space Twilight Zone colourful cabaret (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SERENITY by Jack Dunphy

True story, a rough initiation to the game of ♥♥♥ #love ♥♥♥ Sundance 2015 (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELF PORTRAIT OF A PERFUME by Cyrille Smaha

Animation for Chanel, self-portrait of a perfume (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THROUGH YOU by Lucette Braune

A ballet from #Utrecht , Netherlands. Energetic interactions, interweaving auras (7′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEER BY CHARLES BUKOWSKI by Nerdo

Bukowski, on beer and spring flowers (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INSIDE by Mattis Dovier

Dark and dismal cyberpunk. Reminds me of Darren Aronofsky’s “Pi” (2′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BATHS by Tomek Ducki

Poland. 2 elderly swimmers dive deeper than usual (5′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAMES – DEAR JOHN by Péter Vácz

“A black cat leads a couple into the forest where they discover dark secrets” (4′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNTAMED by Juliette Viger

Sally, 15, lives with her wolf-father, a jazz trumpeter (7′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GREEN DAY – BANGBANG by BlinkmyBrain”

Some old school Green Day #Punk (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCRIBBLED by Ross Hogg

Painting and scratching directly on to 16mm film stock. Awesome. (3′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MRS METRO by Aggelos Papantoniou

Dealing with crying babies in public transportation (4′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DARLINGSIDE – WHITE HORSES by Abraham Dieckman

one beautiful travelling (4′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RING AROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH by Nicholas D’Agostino

“A night of sharing old wounds” (9′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OH WILLY… by Marc and Emma

Surrealistic journey through grief, nudist colonies, and interstellar teleportations (16′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHANTOM LIMB by Alex Grigg

In the aftermath of an accident a young couple learn to deal with phantom pains (4′)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHIT CHAT ROULETTE by David Lüpschen

“strangers connected by webcams across a colorful world of handmade characters”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J’AI TANT REVE DE TOI by Emma Vakarelova

Last film of the 2016 summer marathons! Robert Desnos (3’)

 

 

 

The other marathons and previous editions can be found in the MARATHONS category here:

MARATHONS