M violence, content may disturb
Samsa - Homage to Franz Kafka
René Lange, Germany 2008, 4 mins
An absorbing, meticulously detailed deconstruction of the great man. Perfectly paced with whiffs of the surreal, unanswerable questions.
Sleep or Not to Sleep
Rait Siska, Switzerland 2006, 3 mins
The human farm stretches as far as the eye can see. A giant room, a hive of activity, a mosh-office of the future.
EB Hu, UK 2007, 4 mins
Josie decides that life is for the living, even when there isn't much life left.
M. Buchalski, J.-M. Drechsler, T. Onillon, France 2007, 7 mins
If Dali had been given a computer, this is what he might have created.
Jan van Nuenen, The Netherlands 2007, 11 mins
A frenetic journey through an elaborate digital jigsaw leads to an undersea domain teeming with deep green life.
Jean-Julien Pous, Pierre Prinzbach, France 2007, 6 mins
The shortest distance between two points is always a straight line. Everybody knows that - that's why everybody is running that same ol' straight line.
Omid Khoshnazar, Iran 2007, 9 mins
From the maker of Zero Degree. A soldier is trapped within borders he cannot readily identify, dangers he can only react to, and a reality he cannot control or run from.
Ben Hibon, UK 2006, 9 mins
In a city turned war zone, four heroes join forces to battle the gangs, monsters and tyrants that rule the streets.
Blind Man's Eye
Matthew Talbot-Kelly, Ireland 2007, 6 mins
Behind eyes that cannot look out there exists a mind in which the richest imaginable vision soars, cascades and dances for its master.
Chris Jones, Australia 2006, 7 mins
A stunning technical achievement. Public transport isn't without its dangers... but giant salivating fish?
Grzegorz Jonkajtys, Poland 2007, 8 mins
One man leads a vast floating exodus in search of a new start after a mystery virus wreaks havoc on mankind.