Chair: 2m14sec (no dialogue)

Cristal Buemi & Ludwig Camarillo

BAU, Design College of Barcelona

Espagne / Spain (2017)

Première nord-américaine / North american premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

Streaks of Rust / Stries de rouille: 4m44sec (no dialogue)

Gates Callanan

Rhode Island School of Design

États-Unis / USA (2016)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

Emerging Talent Film Competition I - Saturday, September 16, 12:30 PM

Boris-Noris: 3m40sec (no dialogue)

Laura-Beth Cowley

University of the West of England

Royaume-Uni / UK (2017)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

A man gathering washed-up items on the seashore comes across something surprising. Boris-Noris is a short stop-motion comedy about NOT sharing. Boris-Noris /.UK Dorset./ Noun, 1. "To go on recklessly without thought to risk or decency."

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Tête à Tête: 8m (O.V. in English)

Natasha Tonkin

National Film and Television School

Royaume-Uni / UK (2017)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

A young woman visits her family. Over the weekend tensions flare, whilst technology provides an easy respite. As Kerri’s gaze shifts from the screen, she discovers a deeper kind of connection.

Over the Forest / Sur la Forêt: 3m42sec (music video, O.V. in English)

Momo Hiramatsu & Miu Nakamura

Tokyo Zokei University

Japon / Japan (2017)

Première mondiale / World premiere

A story of a young man who goes through the forest and aims for the former place.

A woman lives in an abandoned train car in the North Western countryside. She battles with her fears of an unfamiliar, unfriendly world, the loss of her culture and her sense of self.

A chair demonstrates the possibilities contained in its shape through its reflection. The way imagination can affect perception is discovered throughout this journey. In the end, the essence of the chair remains, but our interpretation of it has changed.

Je me lève et je prends mon café: 4m (no dialogue)

Mathilde Pepinster

La Cambre

Belgique / Belgium  (2017)

Première mondiale / World premiere

Un homme prépare son café. Lorsqu'il porte la tasse à sa bouche celle-ci casse, il tombe de sa chaise et se brise les jambes. Au sol, incapable de se relever, il se retrouve coincé dans les débris qui s'accumulent de l'éclatement de tout objet qu'il touche dans la pièce. Prêt à se noyer dans une mer de porcelaine, l'homme enchaîne une série d'émotion combinant le questionnement, la peur, la colère et l'acceptation.

Tuning: 2m17sec (no dialogue)

Giovanni Aguilar, Ferran Viura, Juan Vasquez & Gaspare Lo Vacco

BAU, Design College of Barcelona

Espagne / Spain (2017)

Première mondiale / World premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

Being brothers is not easy

Greater Than: 9m (no dialogue)

Kate Haase & Sebastian Hühnel

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Suisse-Allemagne / Switzerland-Germany (2017)

Première nord-américaine / North american premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

In a foreign world every organism grows in their own cube till they feel the borders of its walls. To free themselves, they have to break those borders. The protagonist Herma goes on this risky journey and finds himself confronted with a world he doesn't understand. From time to time the sound of an impact breaks through the silence …

Pinky Toe: 4m36sec (O.V. in English)

Mathieu Libman

California Institute of the Arts

États-Unis / USA (2017)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

Overwhelmed by a "phantom itch" from his missing pinky toe, a man must come to terms with his situation or succumb completely to his obsession.

Duration: 76 minutes

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The Lost Soul: 2m50sec (no dialogue)

Marie-Josée Doutre  

Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema / Concordia University

Canada (2017)

Première mondiale / World premiere

The Lost Soul is a narrative story about a young lady who tries to escape the memories of a past aggression. These are so painful that it makes her loose her soul. When she decides to break her ties and not stay in the silence, she finally succeeds to find back that part of herself.

Adam: 2m27sec (no dialogue)

Evelyn Jane Ross

Rhode Island School of Design

États-Unis / USA (2016)

 

In the beginning of them She created us.

The Oddler: 1m48sec (no dialogue)

Zoe Hutber

Emily Carr University

Canada (2017)

Première mondiale / World premiere

A short stop motion film about an odd toddler and her fascination with a butterfly.

Don't Think of a Pink Elephant /

Ne pense pas à un éléphant rose: 7m20sec (O.V. in English)

Suraya Raja  

National Film and Television School

Royaume-Uni / UK (2017)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailer

Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant enters the world of a teenage girl fighting daily against compulsive thoughts and urges. Layla is terrified by her potential to do harm, until challenged to face her darkest fears.

Fractals: 4m (O.V. in English)

Rui Fan Wang

Royal College of Art

Royaume-Uni / UK (2015)

Première canadienne / Canadian premiere

"Once there was a circle who wanted to be a square, so she dated a triangle." Once too often, we are blinded by the ideal image and overlooked the multitudes of our identity, that of others, and their similitude. Fractals tells a story not of romance and its lost, but of tragedy and its comedy.

Quarters: 5m (no dialogue)

Airin Budiman, Brad Flowers, Emily Millard, Karliegh Ivens, Maude Ashby,

Tiya Zhong, Una Di Gallo, Virginia Findlay & YingQi Wu

Sheridan College

Canada (2017)

Première québécoise / Quebec premiere

Four neighbours live out their lives completely unaware of each other until the death of one of them sets off a chain of events that inadvertently brings the remaining three together.

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A kid in the woods experiences the awe of nature in this short stop motion animated mood piece.

Aurora: 1m21sec (no dialogue)

Matt Scharenbroich

Savannah College of Art and Design

États-Unis / USA (2016)

Première mondiale / World premiere

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WireLess: 7m (no dialogue)

Szandra Pataki

Budapest Metropolitan University

Hongrie / Hungary (2016)

Première nord-américaine / North-American premiere

Bande-annonce / Trailler

The world is made of an infinite steel wire. We are all connected and we are all dependent on each other.

Planeta De Queso: 1m21sec (no dialogue)

Matisse Gonzalez

Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg

Allemagne / Germany (2015)

Première québécoise / Quebec premiere

Science and Cheese

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