Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat, USA, 6 min.
A young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she’s doing. Rather than reveal to her neighbours her imperfections, she digs herself deeper and deeper into trouble.
Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise, France, 16 min.
One night, Reine, a young loner, sees among the urban chaos a moving oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.
Opera – Erick Oh, USA, 9 min.
Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and former Pixar animator Erick Oh, ‘OPERA’ is an animation project that can be defined as a contemporary animated edition of the Renaissance fresco mural paintings.
If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier, USA, 12 min.
Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting. An elegy on grief.
Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson, Iceland, 8 min.
One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope.
Plus a selection of additional animated shorts:
The Snail and the Whale - UK/Germany, 26 min.
Kapaemahu - USA, 7 min.
To Gerard - USA, 8 min.