Monstra Festival

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United Kingdom, 2019, 4’

BOOBA: THE BALL

Director: Mikhail Milotvorsky

Screenplay: Amina Alieva, Olga Granovskaya

Production: Nikolay Okorokov, Vitaly Prokhorov, Dakeshi, Konstantin Kobzev, Vladimir Egorov, Olivier Bernard, Vl Zhumanov

Booba really likes to play. He tries to catch a ball that suddenly appears in a family house but it looks like the ball doesn’t want to be caught.

United Kingdom, 2019, 4’

PAPER KITE

Director: Assia Kovanova

Screenplay: Hristo Ganev

Animation: Apostol Stoyanov

Sound: Vladislav Boyadjiev

Music: Petar Dundakov

Technique: 2D, Recortes, Desenho em papel | 2D, Cut-outs, Drawing on paper

Production: Koulev Film Production

Distribution: Koulev Film Production

A sheet of paper, a math problem, a kite and… two children – a boy and a girl who will find the answer.

Switzerland, France, 2019, 7’

THE LAST DAY OF AUTUMN

Director: Marjolaine Perreten

Screenplay: Marjolaine Perreten

Animation: Marjolaine Perreten, Marion Fredembach

Video Editor: Marjolaine Perreten, Zoltan Horvath

Sound: Jonathan Vanneste

Music: Yan Volsy

Technique: 2D

Production: Nadasy films, Les films du Nord

Distribution: Interfilm, Berlin

Forest animals secretly collect abandoned bike parts with the intention of building vehicles that fit their size. A great race is preparing. The last day of Autumn’s race.

Germany, 2018, 4’

ELEPHANT

Director: Julia Ocker

Screenplay: Julia Ocker

Animation: Ina Gabriel, Urte Zintler

Sound: Christian Heck

Music: Christian Heck

Technique: 2D

Production: Studio FILM BILDER GmbH

Distribution: Studio FILM BILDER GmbH

The elephant is sad and his trunk tries to cheer him up. That‘s a pretty tough task.

United Kingdom, 2018, 6’

THE PENGUIN WHO COULDN’T SWIM

Director: Tom Rourke

Screenplay: Tom Rourke, Tom Wallace

Production: Tom Wallace

A Penguin who lives on a rocky island in the southern seas where she feels isolated from the rest of her colony. An animation about disability, made by a disabled animator.

Czech Republic, 2019, 2’

BEARING

Director: Daniela Hýbnerová

Screenplay: Daniela Hýbnerová

Sound: Matěj Lindner

Music: Matěj Lindner

Production: FAMU – Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

A baby bear gets lost to its mother bear and tries to get back to her.

6-9
France, Switzerland, 2018, 9’

A TIGER WITH NO STRIPES

Director: Raul ‘Robin’ Morales Reyes

Screenplay: Raul ‘Robin’ Morales Reyes

Animation: Marc Robinet, Pierre Bouvier, Morten Riisberg Hansen

Video Editor: Herve Guichard

Sound: Yan Volsy

Music: YeP (Yan Volsy, Pablo Pico)

Technique: 2D

Production: Folimage, Nadasdy Film

A little tiger decides to take a long journey in search of his stripes.

Austria, 2019, 4’

CAPYDENT

Director: Ana Caric, Marita Joy Kogelmann, Stefanie Wittholm

Screenplay: Marita Joy Kogelmann

Production: Ana Caric, Marita Joy Kogelmann, Stefanie Wittholm

Two dentists are in conflict with each other because of their differences but learn that they benefit from each other’s quirks and overcome their ill will.

Belarus, 2018, 5’

GNOMES

Director: Roman Burmakov

Screenplay: Roman Burmakov

Production: National film studio Belarusfilm, Tatiana Golohova

Distribution: Belarusfilm Animation Studio

A cat breaks a boy’s favorite toy. The little gnomes who live in his house decide to fix it.

Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, 2019, 13’

THE KITE

Director: Martin Smatana

Screenplay: Martin Smatana

Animation: Łukasz Grynda, Martin Smatana, Martyna Koleniec, Matouš Valchař, Piotr Chmielewski, Stanisław Szostak

Sound: Viera Marinová

Music: Aliaksander Yasinski

Production: Peter Badač

None of us are here forever but death doesn’t mean the end of our journey.

United Kingdom, 2019, 4’

CATS CAN’T SWIM

Director: HaiLing Morgan

Screenplay: HaiLing Morgan

Animation: Bethany Powell, Callum Brettell, Clarisse Ramos, Katherine Owens, Robin Neylan-Francis

Sound: Adam Woodhams

Music: Luke Franc

Production: Georgina Baker

In an anthropomorphic world, a young cat-boy wants to win his school swimming contest with the support of his mum.

Ireland, 2018, 7’

THE BIRD & THE WHALE

Director: Carol Freeman

Screenplay: Carol Freeman

Animation: Eimhin McNamara

Sound: Chris McLoughlin

Music: Chris McLoughlin

Technique: Pintura em vidro | Painting on glass

Production: Paper Panther Productions

Distribution: Paper Panther Productions

A young whale and a songbird struggle to survive together, lost at sea.

10-14
Latvia, 2019, 11’

LONDON HOLIDAYS

Director: Janis Cimmermanis

Screenplay: Maris Putnins

Sound: Anrijs Krenbergs

Music: Martins Brauns

Production: Maris Putnins

London’s Big Ben breaks down and the “rescue team” rushes to fix it.  However, when it comes time to ring, the solution found is a great surprise to the Queen of England…

Germany, 2019, 7’

FIVE

Director: Peter Kaboth

Screenplay: Peter Kaboth

Animation: Albert Radl, Peter Kaboth, Karsten Scheunemann

Sound: Alexander Weuffen

Music: Ludwig Goetz

Production: Peter Kaboth

A nursery rhyme about a community in which everything runs according to fixed rules. As two members dare to break out of the structures, the community gets out of hand.

Moldava, 2019, 8’

WINGS

Director: Dmitri Voloshin

Screenplay: Dmitri Voloshin, Sergiu Chirillov, Anastasia Berzoy

Animation: Alexandr Pihut,Eugene Izmailov, Evghenii Cernisev, Iurie Cecoi, Lesya Kunitkaia, Sergiu Badragan, Valentin Nacu

Sound: Elias Tadeus

Music: Elias Tadeus

Technique: 3D

Production: Simpals

An exciting adventure about an astronaut forgotten in orbit.

Portugal, 2019, 10’

SO BUT NOT SO

Director: Pedro Brito

Screenplay: Pedro Brito

Animation: Pedro Brito

Video Editor: Luís Canau

Sound: Carlos Ramos, Miguel Raposo Lim

Music: Carlos Ramos

Technique: 2D

Production: Animanostra – Cinema, Audiovisual e Multimédia

Distribution: Animanostra – Cinema, Audiovisual e Multimédia

Encouraged by his father not to spend all his time indoors playing computer games, a boy sets out on the adventure of meeting his neighbors.

Austria, 2019, 10’

SHAUL AND IVAN

Director: Rebecca Akoun

Screenplay: Rebecca Akoun

Animation: Rebecca Akoun

Sound: Lukas Wiltschko

Music: Muamer Budimlic  

Technique: 2D, Recortes | 2D, Cut-outs

Production: Rebecca Akoun

Distribution: Rebecca Akoun

In a small village, Shaul sings while Ivan dances happily around a table with other villagers.

França | France, 2018, 8’

NO GRAVITY

Director: Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Ludovic Abraham, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Fioretta Caterina Cosmidis

Screenplay: Charline Parisot

Animation: Charline Parisot, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham, 

Video Editor: Charline Parisot

Sound: Arslan Elbar, Kamal Ouazene

Music: Arslan Elbar 

Technique: 3D

Production: Supinfocom Rubika

An astronaut comes back to earth and tries to fit in again.