Animaze Daze in Cannes competition

Line up of 2016 selection

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS AND WIP

The selection was shown in the Marlet (Palais B) on Animation Day May 18, with an encore screening for the registered guests of the animation day at Salon Renaisssance and introductions by their filmmmakers.

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection The Shonku Diaries – A Unicorn Adventure by Varsha Bansal

 

10 year old Mo & 13 year old Melody seek the help of their father’s dear friend, scientist & explorer Professor Shonku to find their missing father left earlier on a quest in search of the unicorn. En route they experience fantastical exploits & adventures that take them into opulent depths of the Himalayas, which are aided by a trail of clues. Feature film: 01:28:00 KAMAL BANSAL Director Satyajit Ray Writer K…

East End – the film goes to Cannes

The film tells the story of a group of children of the East End neighborhood in the outskirts of Rome, who wanted to watch for free the Lazio-Roma derby and hijack a military super secret satellite: Olimpico that the United States is using in the hunt for the most dangerous terrorist in the world, the notorious Al Zabir Muffat. While the protagonists of world politics manage the strategic crisis caused by the disappearance of the satellite, children, oblivious to ever…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection MaskMan the film with not just one but many super heroes

 

MASKMAN (unreleased) Genre: Animated / Kids / Family Entertainer The superhero is back. Mask man has got action, drama, villains, surprises and even aliens; everything a true blue super hero film should be. With not just one but many super heroes and quirky characters like Rocket men, Electric girl, Snake man, Sky-bikers and even a Junior Mask man, this thrilling blend of adventure and heart is a riveting saga of good triumphing over evil. Parija…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Bilal by Ayman Jamal – Best Inspiring Animation

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history. Ayman Jamal Director &nbs…

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THE SELECTION

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection On Schedule by Elena Manetta

When two villains attack their nemesis superhero at the same time, they must fight to decide who gets the timeslot to attack the city. Elena Manetta Director Nolan Markey Key Cast …
A beautifully animated and uplifting day dream to the song “Shooting Stars” by The Bag Raiders Director Louis Heinberg Director Louis Heinberg Writer Louis Heinberg Producer Grace Van Patten Key Cast The Sopranos, Law and Order SV…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection the clock makers dream by Cashell Horgan

In a world of time a Clockmaker tries to create ‘true love’ before his world stops forever. A tale from a mechanical world. An homage to George Melies. Best Irish Short: Fastnet film Festival 2016. Best Arthouse Fastnet film Festival 2016, Cannes, WINNER Animation Day, (May 2016) NewPort Beach Film festival (Apr 2016), U S A. AWARDS: Outstanding Achievement in filmmaking short WorldFest Houston International Film Festival (Apr…
MAZE WITHOUT WALLS is an introspective look at the invisible barriers that we create for ourselves. Steve Smith Director The Answer (Kodaline) Steve Smith Writer The Answer (Kodaline) Cecilia G Writer …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Morning Coffee by Tracy Miller-Robbins

Peering into one’s coffee, time moves in a different way. Part dream, part daydream while one gains consciousness. Director Biography Tracy Miller-Robbins is an interdisciplinary artist working with drawing and experimental forms of animation. She received her MFA from the University of Cincinnati and her BFA in Painting and Drawing from the Art Academy in Cincinnati. Her animated works hav…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Borrowed Time by Lou Hamou-Lhadj

A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on. Director Biography Born in Peru of Colombian and Scottish parents, Andrew grew up around the world before settling in the US at the age of 16. Meanwhile, Lou’s chil…
In ancient Shanghai, a plucky Shih Tzu, Lucky, must fend for himself after his mistress Chi Yu is banished from her castle. Along with Leo, a young waif living on the streets — they stow away on a pirate ship in search of adventure — and his lost love.. Karen Goldfarb Director Here’s Lookin’ at You, Kid Karen Goldfarb Writer Here’s Lookin’ at You, Kid Lucky and …
GBLand, a city that looks like an amusement park, is running out of fuel because “Gasbyte” is scarce. It can only be found in one place, a sacred nature preserve. NUKU (7) and his best friend, KIKI (3), a clumsy flea monkey are the only hope to save the planet jairo Director Little voices mauricio laguna Writer …
A visual fantasy in claymation on the movement Sarabanda from J.S. Bach’s D-minor partita for solo violin. The piece is a video of an animated sculpture which interprets the expressions in the music like in a ballet, pantomime or a silent film. J.S. Bach’s music is loaded with deep thoughts, allegorcally hidden messages and strong emotions but in a very modest and distant way. Bach´s personal detatchement from his works create freedom and opens up a world of possib…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection 20 Coups de pied by Dimitar Dimitrov

Ce corps … qui suit les flâneries de mes désirs qui paie l`addition pour eux. Alors que mon ame cherche sa voie Dimitar Dimitrov Director Dilyan Elenkov Writer Neli Gacharova Producer Samuel Pocreau Key…

 

 

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Two Years by Naaman Azhari

A Syrian Refugee in London sends a letter to her mother not knowing her whereabouts or what has happened to her. While she should be comfortable in a place that’s considered safe, all she’s thinking about is home and her family. Naaman Azhari Director Reem Hindi Hussein Writer Sereen Abdulkader …
Before Dying revolves around those who are hospitalised and bedridden. At his last gasp, the protagonist witnesses the experiences of other inamtes and forsees the end of life. Montagut Chuen Director Montagut Chuen Writer …
Limites The urban routine of a metropolis at the Alps’ foot leads a young girl to dream about an alternative life in the mountains. Her patience slowly runs thin, until she gets fed up and decides to fulfill her dream and leave. But she’ll have to face the gap among idealized nature and real wilderness… Giulia Landi …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Mikumentary Remix by Tara Knight

Mikumentary is a short animated documentary that explores Hatsune Miku – the singing, dancing hologram who is collectively created by hundreds of thousands of people. Director Biography Tara Knight is a filmmaker, animator, and interactive media designer. Among other projects, her Mikumentary film series have been presented at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival Panel, the Time Warner…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Dawn by S.Mansour Bani Hashemi

The tale is about the battle between light and a hand that is trying to stop the propagation of light, but light ends up being the winner of the battle. S.Mansour Bani Hashemi Director S.Mansour Bani Hashemi Writer S.Mansour Bani Hashemi Producer …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Sushi by Jacob Greenawalt

Offbeat and irreverent, Sushi serves up several popular types of the delicacy – much to the horror of the Sushi themselves! Jacob Greenawalt Director One Drink Lauren Rooney Key Cast Marc ‘DJ Marquis” Snyder Runtime: 2 minutes …
Haran (the story’s hero), is a bandit from the city’s temple. He is offered to secretly murder the leader of the proselytes. At the way, he is involving to a love and he is forced to decide. Also the king of Yemen is going to reach and he has not mercy to nobody and Haran has to hurry up! Mohammad Hamedani Director Hooman Fazel Writer …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection The Curse of the Were-Rat by Jan Julian Rospond

In the city shred by terror, a mysterious shape-shifting man, strikes fear into the hearts of the citizens. A wild, innocent cat nearly falls victim to the strange monster, however he discovers his great secret. Jan Julian Rospond Director …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection In a Good Way by Yi Ju Tsai

“In A Good Way” is an 2D animation short about the fear of social value. The poetic story addresses how society tries to shape and distort people, to evoke awareness of respecting one’s true voice and following one’s natural path. Yi Ju Tsai Director Yi Ju Tsai Writer …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Pokey Pokey by Junjie “Jake” Zhang

A father attempts to figure out the best way to protect his son from seeing filthiness of the crime-ridden city, discussing the over-protection phenomenon to children and related social issues. Junjie “Jake” Zhang Director Junjie “Jake” Z…
A modern telling of the nine lives of a cat through its eyes. Connected by the soul of a single cat in different bodies through different times, the cat remembers its lives in a world run by humans through happy and tragic experiences with its neighbours, both feline and human alike. Director Biography Darran has always had the love for drawing. His passion was already evident since his younger days in school, where he spent his free time busy doodling and…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection Die Slow by Robert Crispe

A toxic dream of fish, octopus and carnivorous plants. This illustrated paper cut out stop motion music video follows a creature running form love in an amazon inspired toxic galax-sea. Robert Crispe Director Robert Crispe Writer …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection I am not a Mouse by Evgenia Golubeva

Every time Lucy is called ‘Mouse’ by her Mum, she turns into a real mouse! What is Lucy going to do? Evgenia Golubeva Director Hold me clothes, Marco Evgenia Golubeva Writer Yoko Sinead Keenan Key Cast Being Human, Doctor Who …

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection What they Believe by Shoko Hara

Glad tidings about a device that will turn a life around for good – Three treasure hunters follow the cross – A father and a son share the secrets of everlasting joy – On the other hand, a crippled child can only find serenity inside his model railway. A miracle healer shall finally bring him salvation… Little by little, odd human beings and an odd world will be made manifest. Always with them is a laughing kookaburra, suggesting what may be the only solu…

Animaze Daze in Cannes Selection White by Elodie Ponçon

Souls of a white world create light until one becomes faulty. Elodie Ponçon Director Elodie Ponçon Writer Film Type: Animation, Short Genres: Sci-Fi Runtime: 4 minutes 53 seconds Country of Origin: France Aspect Ratio: …
Tea Time They leave by millions, from many places, fleeing a danger or a conflict, most of the time risking their lives. Their dreams are often shattered, but they keep on trying. Just like those two tea bags, fated to drown slowly, but who decided otherwise. We are all made of hope. Guillaume Blanchet Director Guillaume Blanchet …

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