This year’s selection of homegrown short films finished on video covers a range of genres from comedy and computer animation through to drama and dance. Each display a unique take on the world – through current events, imagined histories or fable-like fantasies.
Screened as part of NZIFF 2005
This year’s video selection covers a range of genres from comedy and computer animation through to drama and dance. Each displays a unique take on the world – on current events, imagined histories or fable-like fantasies. No single theme dominates, but a strong mix of cultures emerges in what is truly a melting pot of contemporary moving image.
A sweet tale of one man's quest to simplify the commute to work, which backfires when fellow travellers start to jump on his bandwagon.
A funky, semi-subliminal bombardment of 666 images from a semiotic tourist's back pocket in NYC in the wake of another terrorist warning...
Halfway between a computer game and a pop music video, La Baumette is a warm and weird digital fairytale about an innocent girl who slowly reveals somewhat monstrous qualities.
An aging hermit who discovers a magical girl washed up on a beach one stormy morning.
An exercise that flirts with ideas of time, dance and burden.
An animated proverb that takes us into the heart of a porcelain plate, bringing the blue lines to life and weaving a haunting story of love and family betrayal.
"Anytime one leaves anywhere, something precious, which ought not to be killed, is left to die." Set between present day Berlin and an imagined past, a young writer remembers a wartime affair. Based on the life and writing of Katherine Mansfield.