Spain, 2016, 10 min, 52 sec.
Director - Pedro Solis Garcia
Producers - Nicolas Matji
Writer - Pedro Solis Garcia
Cast - Belen Rueda, Miriam Martin
María’s routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.
China/USA, 2017, 4 min, 38 sec.
Director - Tingting Liu
Producers - Tingtin Liu
First Bloom, an original Chinese style animated short film by female animation artist Tingting Liu, tells the story of the budding love between a eunuch servant and a princess in ancient China.
Follow Your Heart
USA, 2016, 7 min, 16 sec.
Director - Rob O’Neill
Producer - Josh Ludmir
Writer - Michelle Cuevas
In a world where people's hearts are on the outside and exhibit the qualities of a pet, Mary loses her lovable Skip only to rediscover herself and learn what it truly means to 'follow your heart.'
Gummy Gas Crisis
Argentina, 2017, 3 min, 24 sec.
Director - Rodrigo Diaz
Producers - Rodrigo Diaz, Andres De Mula
Writer - Andres De Mula
Gummy Gas Crisis tells the story of a space gasman, Ed, who must overcome various obstacles in order to save his hometown. In this adventure, the mayor of the city asks Ed to fix a gas leak caused by an enemy. The enemy, a virus called Lord Gasideous, wants to dominate everyone by spreading his gas all over the city. Will he be able to save them all?
USA, 2016, 5 min, 59 sec.
Directors - Tim Pattinson, Zheng Kang
Writer - Tim Pattinson, Zheng Kang
LION DANCE is a romantic visual poem set during a traditional Asian parade in which a highly acrobatic dance is performed to bring good luck.
USA, 2017,4 min.
Director - Patrick Smith
Producer - Kaori Ishida
Music - Viola Brown
A horned creature's destructive rampage is halted by a stubborn adversary. Loosely based on Tom Robbin's depiction of Tanuki, a Japanese mythical creature known for his mischief, "Pittari" is scored to an old phonographic gospel recording to help illustrate a relentless resistance to the creatures gritty penetration.
UK, 2017, 11 min, 52 sec.
Director - Paloma Baeza
Producer - Ser En Low,
Writer - Paloma Baeza
Cast - Helena Bonham Carter, Joseph May
Poles Apart tells the story of an unlikely meeting between Nanuk, a tough female polar bear, and Aklak, an enthusiastic male grizzly bear, brought together by their changing habitats. The lack of food in a melting Arctic has left the solitary Nanuk desperately hungry. When the hopeful and eager Aklak crashes into Nanuk's world, she has to decide if the naïve grizzly bear is her food or her friend.
Post No Bills
Canada, 2017, 4 min, 44 sec.
Directors - Robin Hays, Andy Poon
Producer - Robin Hays
Writer - Robin Hays
On an urban city wall plastered with posters Noodle Boy must make his way through a series of obstacles and challenges in order to save his crush, Miss Fortune from the city's clean up crew.